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Rittgers sparks Wildcats past Rams

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FRONT ROYAL-All season long, Warren County's girls' basketball team has been battling injuries. Wednesday, that might have worked in the Wildcats' favor as reserve Nichole Rittgers knocked in three 3-point shots to help the hosts knock off Strasburg 38-28 in Bull Run District action. The ...

Prep scores: Jan. 11

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Wednesday’s scores Boys basketball William Monroe 66, Central 40 Girls basketball Dragons 48, Falcons 21 William Monroe 11 21 13 3—48 Central 7 8 2 4 — 21 William Monroe (6-5, 4-1 Bull Run) Manz 3 1-2 7, Samuels 0 0-1 0, Shifflett 1 0-0 3, Pickett 1 0-0 2, Brunelle 10 4-6 ...

Gerald Almy: Tips for hunting late-season ringnecks

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While the Shenandoah Valley does not hold a native population of ringnecks, many area sportsmen pursue these birds this time of year. They do so in several ways. Some take trips to a well-managed preserve where the birds are stocked and guided trips are offered as well as on-your-own hunts. ...

James Madison wins FCS title, beats Youngstown State 28-14

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FRISCO, Texas  — James Madison still had one more game after dethroning the five-time defending champs in the Football Championship Subdivision. Now the Dukes have their second national title.The team that knocked off North Dakota State in the semifinals, and made the trip from ...

Strasburg-Central rivalry highlights busy week

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One of the biggest rivalries in the area will take center stage in another busy week of high school sports action. Shenandoah County rivals Central and Strasburg play in both boys and girls basketball this week. The boys game is on Thursday at Central with the girls game Friday at ...

Prep scores: Jan. 7

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Saturday's results Boys basketball Sherando 53, Millbrook 43 Girls basketball Sherando 51, Millbrook 48 Boys swimming Erik Meineilschmidt Pentathlon at St. Maria Goretti Team scores: 1. Landon (Md.) 361, 2. Sherando 211.5, 3. Tuscarora 167.5, 4. Wilson (Pa.) 17, 5. St. Maria ...

Sherando, Skyline wrestlers earn medals at Millbrook

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WINCHESTER – Experience counts. Sherando High School's wrestlers earned three individual championship medals at Saturday's Mayhem at Millbrook tournament, and each of the award winners had experience dating back to adolescence, according to Hall of Fame coach Pepper Martin. "From the ...

Dukes ready for final showdown with Penguins

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HARRISONBURG – A stellar season all comes down to one final game for James Madison University's football team. The Dukes put their 11-game winning streak on the line as they play in the Football Championship Subdivision title game against Youngstown State University at Toyota Stadium in ...

Generals ride defense, late surge to win over Bison

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QUICKSBURG – Stonewall Jackson High School’s boys basketball team ended its two-game slide with a combination of good team defense and a timely run at the end of the final period against visiting Buffalo Gap Friday night. The Generals stymied Gap’s offensive attack in the middle ...

Prep scores: Jan. 6

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Friday’s results Boys basketball Generals 54, Bison 45 Buffalo Gap 14 5 8 18 ¬– 45 Stonewall Jackson 9 15 6 24 – 54 Buffalo Gap (1-10, 0-6 Shenandoah District) McGuffin 6 3-5 16, Moore 3 2-3 8, Fitzgerald 0 2-4 2, Rivenburg 4 2-3 10, Callison 1 0-1 2, Rankin 1 0-0 3, Cross 0 ...

JMU’s Abdullah finishing career in style

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HARRISONBURG — Khalid Abdullah is having a strong senior season. The JMU tailback is second in the Football Championship Subdivision in rushing yards (1,708) and said there are a lot of factors that have went into his success this season. Abdullah said “just staying in the training ...