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Falcons ready to face Barons

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WOODSTOCK -- Central will be facing a dual-threat quarterback tonight when it hosts Bluestone in the first round of the Region 2A East football playoffs. The Barons, who will be playing in their first-ever playoff game in school history, use a spread offense and like to run quarterback ...

Rams stressing fresh start in playoff matchup with King William

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STRASBURG – Strasburg High School’s football team saw its regular season end in disappointing fashion with a blowout loss at home to William Monroe last week. Now in the Group 2A East Region playoffs, the Rams are ready to start fresh. Strasburg, the seventh seed, hosts No. 10 King ...

Falcons place second in Group 2A cross country state meet

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THE PLAINS – Central did it again. For the second straight year the Central boys cross country team placed second in the Group 2A State Cross Country Championships on Friday at the Great Meadow 5K course. “We are so proud of these young men,” Central coach Melissa Wright said. ...

Prep scores: Nov. 11

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Friday’s results Boys cross country Group 3A state meet At Great Meadow, The Plains Team results: 1. Blacksburg 43, 2. Abingdon 69, 3. Western Albemarle 79, 4. Christiansburg 126, 5. Turner Ashby 166, 6. James Monroe 170, 7. Waynesboro 172, 8. Warhill 209, 9. Riverside 210, 10. Tabb ...

Rams ride special teams to playoff win

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STRASBURG – Strasburg High School’s special teams were a little extra special when the Rams hosted King William in the opening round of the Region 2A East football playoffs Friday night. The Rams blocked two punts. They stuffed a fake punt attempt. They recovered a fumble on a ...

Defense, run game earn Central win

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WOODSTOCK – Most nights, the Central High School football team's run game is strong enough to stand alone, but when the opposition hands the ball back to the Falcons on four turnovers, the partial Bull Run District champion is hard to beat. Such was the situation Friday night as the ...

MMA’s Pickett signs with Ole Miss

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WOODSTOCK – Jamarko Pickett had been leaning toward Ole Miss as his college of choice when he traveled to the school’s Oxford, Missippi, campus for a weekend visit with the basketball program in mid-October. Just a few days later, on Oct. 20, the Massanutten Military Academy postgraduate ...

Sherando standout Borst signs to wrestle for Hokies

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STEPHENS CITY – When he was as young as 12 or 13 years old, John Borst started attending wrestling camps put on by Virginia Tech head coach Kevin Dresser. The Sherando High School senior joked on Thursday that “whether (Dresser) wanted to or not, really I guess he was seeing a lot of me.” ...

Recreation Calendar

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The following are some of the area recreational events that are being held: 5K The Shenandoah Valley Girls on the Run will hold a 5K starting at 9 a.m. Saturday at Jim Barnett Park in Winchester. Registration and packet pick up will begin at 7:30 a.m. at the fireman's shelter. Other ...

Sherando’s Loy signs with Longwood

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STEPHENS CITY -- All of Brett Loy's long hours on the golf course paid off for him on Wednesday morning. The Sherando senior golfer signed his letter of intent to play at Longwood University in the Sherando library in front of family and friends. "I've just been working for this since I ...

Sibert leading way for Central’s offensive line

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WOODSTOCK -- Alex Sibert knows that offensive lineman don't get a lot of glory, but that's just fine with the Central senior. Sibert, who plays at right guard, said he knows his teammates are well aware of how important the offensive line is to the team. "Everybody here knows that's why ...

All-Conference 28 Volleyball team

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All-Conference 28 Volleyball team Co-Players of the Year: Kendall Boxe, Riverside; Nicole Bulgrin, Brentsville Coach of the Year: Kate Darlington, Manassas Park First team Player School Nicole Bulgrin Brentsville Kaley Foulks Warren County Kendall Boxe Riverside Brooke ...

All-Conference 28 Football team

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All-Conference 28 Football team Offensive Player of the Year: Malique Shackleford, William Monroe Defensive Player of the Year: Alex Callis, Riverside Coach of the Year: Ryan Smith, Brentsville Offense First team Pos. Name School Year C Dylan Major James Monroe Jr. OL Brandon ...

All-Conference 21 West Football team

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All-Conference 21 West Football team Offensive Player of the Year: Mike Kovich, Woodgrove Defensive Player of the Year, Dylan Rivers, Sherando Coach of the Year: Mike Skinner, Woodgrove Offense First team Pos. Name School Year QB Mike Kovich Woodgrove Sr. OL Dwayne ...

Craig Murto: The Chase ensure Game 7 every year

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  All three of NASCAR's top divisions utilize a Chase format to determine a champion, yet many fans still don't understand why. The reason is actually very simple. Remember how exciting it was just about a week ago when the World Series went to Game 7? The Chase ensure a Game 7 ...

Rams’ Scott realizing potential in senior season

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STRASBURG – It’s a scenario Strasburg football coach Mark Roller said he sees plenty of while working with high school players. Often with younger players, Roller said, they fail to realize their full potential early on in their high school playing careers and settle in the shadow of ...