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The following are some of the area recreational events that are being held: Highland Games The Kernstown Battlefield Association and Clan Adrenalin will host a Highland Games competition from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday on the south field. There will also be Scottish and Irish dancing all day ...

Woodstock’s Hyman stands out on and off the field

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WOODSTOCK -- There are plenty of things that make Danton Hyman stand out on and off the field. The Woodstock River Bandit's energy and enthusiasm is noticeable to his teammates and coaches and anyone who meets him. His ability to run down balls and make plays in centerfield are followed by ...

Aleywine is ‘Mr. Clutch’ for Rebels this season

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NEW MARKET -- Whenever the New Market Rebels have needed a big hit this season, there's one player they've been able to count on -- Alec Aleywine. The Rebel, who has batted either fourth or fifth in the lineup all season, has come up big in big situations to help put New Market in second ...

Zipp resigns as SU director of Intercollegiate athletics

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Doug Zipp had an opportunity that was too good to pass up. Zipp resigned on Thursday as Shenandoah University's Director of Intercollegiate Athletics to  become Director of Athletics at Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio. "My decision was based on family and there comes a time when ...

Recreation Calendar

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The following are some of the area recreational events that are being held: Cruise In The Helltown Cruisers will hold a cruise-in from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the Gazebo in Front Royal. Music provided by DJ Freddie. Information: 540-450-7939.

Versatile Canzone leads way for Cardinals

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FRONT ROYAL -- Dominic Canzone had a strong season in his first year of college, and now he's continuing that in the Valley Baseball League. The Front Royal Cardinal outfielder can do a little bit of everything on the field. "Offensively, he's about the closest thing to a five-tool player ...

Strasburg grad Richards joins JMU baseball squad

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Garrett Richards found the ideal place to play baseball next season -- James Madison University. The 2015 Strasburg graduate just finished up his two years at Danville Community College, and recently decided to transfer to JMU and play baseball next year for the Dukes. Richards said he was ...

Steele pursuing career as NASCAR pit crew member

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Gage Steele is moving on from football, but looking toward a possible new career in the world of sports. The Warren County High School graduate recently went to a NASCAR Pit Crew Combine in Concord, North Carolina. Steele said that he found out a few days ago that he advanced to the next ...

Craig Murto: The fireworks will be on track

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As we celebrate Independence Day this coming weekend, look for the truly spectacular fireworks to take place on the racetrack. The annual 400-mile NASCAR Cup race at Daytona takes place on Saturday night. One of the races in which cars are required to compete with a "restrictor plate" in order ...

Recreation Leagues

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Shenandoah County Parks and Recreation Department Men's softball Standings: Valley Builders 14-0; Back Roads Crew 11-1; Rhodes Concrete 10-2; Pool's Electric 6-3; Buck's Bombers 7-3; UAW Local 2999 8-5; Shenandoah Woodworks 7-7; Full Draw 6-8; George's Chicken 4-7; Chico's Bail Bonds 3-10; ...

Recreation Calendar

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The following are some of the area recreational events that are being held:     Liberty 5K, Kids Run Shenandoah Valley Runners will hold the Liberty 5K and Kids Fun Run starting at 8 a.m. July 4 in Jim Barnett Park, Winchester. Entry fees are $25 for the 5K and $15 for ...

Golden verbally commits to play basketball at Pittsburgh

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Bryce Golden had plenty of options when choosing a college to play basketball, but he recently found the perfect fit. The Middletown resident, who is a rising senior at St. James School in Hagerstown, Maryland, recently verbally committed to play for the University of Pittsburgh. He will be ...

Admission will be free to races at Shenandoah Downs

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The second season of pari-mutuel harness racing at Shenandoah Downs, the harness racing track located at the Shenandoah County Fairgrounds, starts on Sept. 16, and there will be one big change this year. Admission to the racing will be free. Last year there was a charge to get onto the grounds ...

2017 All-Area Baseball Team

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First Team Gavin Kandrick, Skyline Catcher The senior batted .380 with a homer, four doubles, a triple, 15 RBIs and 13 runs scored. Kandrick was a first team All-Conference 28 selection and a second team All-Region 3A East pick. Pearce Bucher, Sherando Infield The junior third baseman ...

MMA postgrad standout Mason selected by Kings in NBA Draft

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It's been quite a year for Frank Mason III and it became even better Thursday night. The former Massanutten Military Academy post-graduate basketball standout was drafted by the Sacramento Kings with the fourth pick of the second round (34th overall) in Thursday night's NBA Draft. MMA ...

76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball to start NBA draft

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By Brian Mahoney, AP Basketball Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Markelle Fultz, Lonzo Ball and the future of the NBA arrived Thursday night. Jimmy Butler and Tom Thibodeau hope to rekindle their past. Fultz and Ball led a record-setting run of one-and-dones in the NBA draft, which received a jolt ...