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Bauserman, SU pass by Ferrum

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WINCHESTER – In the end, the only thing of suspense was Shenandoah University's point production. Its football team came a missed extra-point shy of the all time school scoring record in a 53-33 non-conference victory over Conference USA member Ferrum College. Fifty-four points was ...

Dukes look to build off season opener

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HARRISONBURG - James Madison University's football team will have quite a challenge today trying to top how they played in their season opener. The Dukes host Central Connecticut State at 4 p.m. today at Bridgeforth Stadium. Last week the Dukes dominated Morehead State from start to finish ...

Hornets’ defense switches gears for Ferrum

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WINCHESTER – Shenandoah University’s defense spent extended time preparing for the triple-option offense in the weeks leading up to the football season opener against Gallaudet last weekend. The Hornets had to rapidly change gears this week. Shenandoah hosts former USA South rival ...

Shenandoah Downs race entries for this weekend

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Pari-mutuel harness racing opens this weekend at the Shenandoah Downs racetrack at the Shenandoah County Fairgrounds in Woodstock. There will be 10 races on Saturday and Sunday beginning at 1 p.m. each day. Wagering includes win, place, show, exacta and trifecta. Races will be held at 1 p.m. ...

Prep scores: Sept. 10

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Saturday's results Football Grace Christian 33, MMA 6 Boys Cross country Eastern Mennonite Invitational at Harrisonburg Team scores: 1. Trinity Christian 68, 2. East Rockingham 70, 3. Central 72, 4. William Monroe 118, 5. Broadway 121, 7. Strasburg 180, 8. Skyline 226. Individual ...

Confidence high for Hawks

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FRONT ROYAL – Two weeks after falling flat in its season opener, Skyline High School’s football team has a renewed sense of confidence. That morale boost came in the form of the Hawks’ 45-21 trouncing of Broadway on the road last week, a game in which a young Skyline squad dominated ...

Brentsville’s running game too much for Hawks

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FRONT ROYAL -- Brentsville showed just how much balance they have with their wishbone offense on Friday night. The Tigers used a bevy of ball carriers out of the wishbone to lead them to a 49-0 non-district football victory over Skyline. "That's two weeks in a row where we were probably ...

Warriors race to early lead, pound Patriots

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STEPHENS CITY – Sherando High School’s T.J. Washington and Aaron Banks both denied there was much built-up frustration after dropping a pair of close losses in the first two weeks of the season, but the Warriors certainly played like a team with something to prove Friday ...

Elements, James Wood fail to stop Warren County

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WINCHESTER – Neither rain nor threat of lightening, nor a delayed halftime could stop Warren County High School's football team from making its rounds Friday night. The Wildcats (1-1) rebounded from losing to one Winchester 4A team by knocking off another at Jerry L. Kelican Stadium with ...

Prep roundup: Generals fall to Parry McCluer

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Stonewall Jackson High School’s football team fell to 0-3 on the season with a 47-0 loss to Parry McCluer on Friday night. “We didn’t play very good at all,” Stonewall Jackson coach Jay Goode said. “They’re a very good team. They had a good running back. We’ve just got to get ...

Manassa Park clips Skyline in volleyball

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FRONT ROYAL – Youth was served here Thursday night, and volleyed, aced and killed as visiting Manassas Park shut out Skyline High School's volleyball team 3-0 for the second time this season. "Yes, we had some of our younger players step up tonight," said Manassas Park High coach Kate ...

Prep scores: Sept. 8

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Thursday’s results Football Strasburg 22, Riverside 8 Strasburg 0 7 0 15 – 22 Riverside 0 0 0 8 – 8 Second Quarter S: Pritchett 3 run (J. Knapp kick), 10:36. Fourth Quarter S: Pritchett 5 run (Pritchett pass from Duckworth), 4:44. S: Pritchett 6 run (J. Knapp kick), 2:13. R: ...

Athlete of the Week: Pifer leading Central to success this season

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WOODSTOCK -- Bree Pifer loves to play with energy. The Central senior volleyball player gives the team energy when she's on the court after making a big kill or block, which helps the team throughout the matches. Central coach Alyssa Bane said that gives the team positive energy no matter ...

Craig Murto: Nemechek about to learn hard lessons

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John Hunter Nemechek is probably going to learn some tough lessons, and he'll learn them very soon. The 19-year-old son of former NASCAR Cup racer Joe Nemechek, the younger Nemechek won Sunday's Silverado 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on the road course at Canadian Tire ...

SU football notebook: Hornets’ defense dominant in opener

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WINCHESTER – Shenandoah University’s football team continued what has become a trend over the last three years when the Hornets handcuffed Gallaudet University’s offense in a 43-6 rout in the season opener in Washington, D.C., last Saturday. SU’s defense limited Gallaudet’s ...

Skyline-Brentsville football highlights week in local sports

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Skyline looked like a different football team last Friday against Broadway when compared to the Hawks’ squad that showed up in the season opener against Central two weeks ago. Now the Hawks are hoping to carry that positive momentum into Week 3. Skyline hosts Brentsville at 7 p.m. Friday ...

McDonald paces Rams over Generals

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QUICKSBURG – Strasburg senior Cortney McDonald saved perhaps her best game for maybe the final time in Stonewall Jackson's gymnasium Tuesday night as her Rams knocked off the homestanding Generals 3-1 to earn a sweep of the Shenandoah County rivalry in volleyball. Earlier, the Rams owned a ...