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Recreation Events: Oct. 11

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The following are some of the area recreational events that are being held: Zombie Walk The Front Royal Zombie Walk will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 20 starting at the Bing Crosby Stadium and ending at the Gazebo. Information: 540-635-4181, ext. 246   Super Hero Scram 5k The ...

Hawks looking to take next step after loss to Warren

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FRONT ROYAL – Skyline has shown that it can play with all the best teams in the region. Now assistant volleyball coach Kaitlin Erdman wants her team to take the next step – having a better mentality throughout a match. The Hawks played even in spurts with cross-town rival and defending ...

Rams show poise in volleyball sweep of Central

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STRASBURG – The momentum in Tuesday’s volleyball match between county rivals Strasburg and Central changed in a matter of seconds. Sixty of them, to be exact. Central, the underdog in the Bull Run District contest, raced out to a quick 7-0 lead in the opening game and forced the Rams to ...

Craig Murto: MARRS wraps up season

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The Mid-Atlantic Road Racing Series (MARRS) wrapped up its 2018 season at Summit Point (West Virginia) Motorsports Park last weekend, and if you didn’t take advantage of the free racing, you missed a lot of good action. MARRS is a regional road-racing series sanctioned by the Sports Car Club ...

Burr twins play key role in Strasburg’s success this season

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STRASBURG - Jack and James Burr didn't get to play in the golf postseason as freshmen due to some bad timing. But today, the Strasburg twin brothers will be ending their high school golf careers with a trip to the state tournament. The Rams will be one of eight teams competing in the Class 2 ...

Prep scores: Oct. 9

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Tuesday’s results Golf VHSL Class 2 State Championships At Lonesome Pine Country Club, Big Stone Gap, Par 71 Team scores: 1. Union 303, 2. Wilson Memorial 326, 3. Poquoson 327, 4. Appomattox 328, 5. Strasburg 333, 6. Radford 336, 7 tie. Maggie Walker 346, 7 tie. Virginia 346. Individual ...

Prep scores: Oct. 8

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Monday’s results Golf VHSL Class 3 State Championship At Williamsburg National Golf Club (Jamestown Course, Par 72) Team scores: 1. Abingdon 310, 2. Hidden Valley 320, 3. New Kent 327, 4. William Monroe 333, 5. Rockbridge County 340, 6. Western Albemarle 341, 7. Brentsville 348, 8. Park ...

Gerald Almy: Four places to set up your deer stand

Outdoors

One of the hardest choices hunters face as muzzleloader and rifle seasons approach is where to set up in hopes of connecting with a deer. To help with this challenge, here are descriptions of four time-proven stands you can turn to for this fall. In a follow-up column, we’ll cover several ...

Hawks can’t keep pace with Culpeper, fall in district opener

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FRONT ROYAL -- Timely turnovers and sharp special teams play did enough to keep Skyline’s football team within striking distance of Culpeper County on Friday night. The Hawks’ offense, however, couldn’t produce enough to keep pace with the Blue Devils. Culpeper County, on the strength ...

Rams dominate in Bull Run District opener

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STRASBURG - Strasburg put together a dominant first half on Friday night in its Bull Run District opener. The Rams controlled the game in every aspect in the opening half en route to a 35-7 victory over George Mason. Strasburg senior Stephen Kloosterman said it was a good feeling to get the ...

Hornets host Hampden-Sydney in pivotal homecoming matchup

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WINCHESTER -- Shenandoah University’s football team is only a game into Old Dominion Athletic Conference play, and yet the Hornets enter a weekend that could have major implications on their conference title hopes. Shenandoah, which dropped its ODAC opener to Ferrum last weekend, hosts ...

Williams a quiet force in the middle of Shenandoah’s defense

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WINCHESTER -- Tyler Williams emerged as Shenandoah University’s leading tackler last year, and in his first season as a full-time starter earned second-team All-Old Dominion Athletic Conference honors. The junior linebacker entered 2018 wanting to be more for the Hornets’ defense. “I ...

Generals looking to repeat history and snap losing streak

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QUICKSBURG - Stonewall Jackson is hoping history repeats itself tonight. The Generals have lost 33 straight games. The last time they won was against Page County, 51-24, on Sept. 24, 2015. It was the Panthers’ homecoming game. Stonewall Jackson plays at Page County tonight for the ...

Rams excited to start Bull Run District season

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STRASBURG - Strasburg opens its Bull Run District season tonight as it hosts George Mason, and the Rams are eager to get the district season started. Strasburg junior Trevor Sager said it's important to start district play with a win. "The first district game doesn't sound like a big game, ...

Falcons, Eagles ready for another Bull Run clash

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WOODSTOCK – One of the top rivalries in the area takes place again tonight as Central hosts Clarke County. The two teams have been regularly at the top of the Bull Run District for the last 10 years. Central head coach Mike Yew said that the players have no problem getting ready for ...