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Dukes confident in all of their quarterbacks

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HARRISONBURG -- Throughout the season James Madison University football coach Mike Houston has been saying that freshman Cole Johnson is the future at quarterback. The future may be now for the Dukes. In last week's win over Villanova, starting quarterback Bryan Schor suffered an injury on ...

Winning CAA title special for JMU

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HARRISONBURG -- It was only fitting that James Madison University had a little adversity to overcome to pick up the outright Colonial Athletic Association title last weekend. The Dukes, undefeated in the conference, won the CAA title with their victory over Villanova and a loss by New ...

Franklin’s versatility key for Central’s defense

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WOODSTOCK -- Saxon Franklin can do a little bit of everything for Central on defense. The senior will sometimes line up at linebacker. Sometimes he'll move up on the defensive line and come off the edge. Other times he'll play at his official spot at safety. Wherever he plays Franklin is ...

Duckworth’s presence on field a valuable asset for Rams

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STRASBURG – Ethan Duckworth was engaged in a block from William Monroe High School fullback Gregory Sizemore when Strasburg’s senior defensive end saw opposing quarterback Malique Shackelford, with the ball in his hands, sweep to the outside before making a cut back inside as he searched ...

MMA’s Mack signs to play basketball at Manhattan College

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WOODSTOCK – As Nehemiah “Bud” Mack was just beginning his senior season of high school basketball at Mount Zion Prep in Baltimore around this time last season, the 6-foot-1 guard gave his verbal commitment to NCAA Division I Manhattan College. By the beginning of May, Mack had backed off ...

SU women to rely on captain trio, youth on court this winter

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WINCHESTER – Shenandoah University’s women’s basketball team welcomed 10 freshmen to their squad of 17 players for the upcoming 2016-17 season, injecting plenty of youth into a program searching for its first winning season since 2010. But what’s more important for third-year head coach ...

Recreation Leagues

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Shenandoah County Parks and Recreation Department Men's basketball Division 1/2 Standings: Buck's Bombers 2-0; Duane Patton Masonry 2-0; Not Guilty 2-0; TBD 2-0; MOJO 1-0; Thomas Family Dentistry 1-0; Haun-Magruder 0-2; Wiseley Law 0-2; Saved by the Bench 0-2; SCOGS 0-2; ATI ...

Sherando track standout Lane signs with GMU

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STEPHENS CITY – Davina Lane first came in contact with George Mason University associate head track and field coach Randy Bungard during the summer before her junior year at Sherando High School last year. It was during that initial meeting, at the Blue Ridge Running Camp held annually in ...

Gerald Almy: Tips on bagging a turkey this fall

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Mention wild turkeys and most sportsmen think of spring hunting and the challenge of calling in a wary gobbler. But if you want some exciting hunting before spring, try going after the big black and brown birds this fall and winter. This year in Shenandoah and Frederick counties the season ...

Recreation Calendar

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The following are some of the area recreational events that are being held: Turkey Trot Page County Public Schools and the Page Alliance for Community Action will sponsor a Turkey Trot starting at 9:30 a.m. Saturday on the Greenway in Luray.  Information: http://tiny.cc/x45ygy or ...

All-Bull Run Football team

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All-Bull Run Football team Offensive Player of the Year: Hunter Rogers, Clarke County Defensive Player of the Year: Bryan Wallace, Clarke County Offense First team Pos. Name School Year C Josh Wallace Clarke County Sr. OL Bryan Wallace Clarke County Jr. OL Alex ...

All-Conference 35 Football team

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All-Conference 35 Football team Offense First team Pos. Name School Year C Josh Wallace Clarke County Sr. OL Bryan Wallace Clarke Clounty Jr. OL Alex Sibert Central Sr. OL Cam Marshall Clarke County Sr. OL Ryan Jenkins Strasburg Sr. WR Dre Twyman Madison County Sr. WR Kyle ...

Hornets fall to Generals in season finale

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LEXINGTON – Host Washington and Lee scored on its first five possessions Saturday to down Shenandoah, 59-42, in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference football season finale for both schools. The Generals (6-4, 5-2 ODAC) rolled up 631 yards in total offense to outlast Shenandoah (6-4, ...

Dukes ready to face Villanova’s third-ranked defense

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HARRISONBURG -- Something has to give when James Madison University's football team plays at Villanova University at 1 p.m. today. The Dukes enter the game with No. 2 ranked scoring offense in the Football Championship Subdivision. The Wildcats have the No. 3 ranked FCS scoring ...

Hornets set to take on Generals in regular season finale

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WINCHESTER – Shenandoah University’s football team trails Randolph-Macon by a game in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference standings and needs a lot of help if the Hornets are to claim the conference crown, but the Hornets have emphasized just one thing this week – take care of business ...

Seven seniors will look to lead way for Dukes this season

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HARRISONBURG -- James Madison University's men's basketball team has seven seniors on the roster. The Dukes will have an experienced group, but they won't have 2016 graduate Ron Curry. Curry, was the team's top scorer last year, and new head coach Louis Rowe said Curry's absence changes ...

Local teams, individuals excited for state cross country meet

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Central and Stonewall Jackson have high hopes for their teams in today's Cross Country State Championships held at the Great Meadow course in The Plains. Central's boys team is trying to duplicate what it accomplished last year when it finished second in the Group 2A boys race. The Falcons ...