Prep Athlete of the Week
Funkhouser proves size isn’t everything
June 3, 2015
STRASBURG — Rachel Funkhouser may not look like a typical discus thrower. The Strasburg junior is smaller than most of her competitors, but she has shown all season that size doesn’t matter in the discus.
Hawks’ Parker taking fast track to success
June 2, 2015
FRONT ROYAL – Skyline senior Jamal Parker initially scoffed at the idea of joining the Hawks’ track and field team when classmate and friend Josh Smeltzer floated the idea to him prior to last season.
Trentini making most of year
May 28, 2015
FRONT ROYAL — Stefano Trentini came to the United States in part because he wanted to develop better English. The Skyline exchange student from Italy has learned a lot more than just English in the almost 10 months that he’s been in the U.S. and he’s happy that he’s here.
Lane continues to thrive on track
May 27, 2015
STEPHENS CITY – Sherando head track and field coach Tom Grim knows that sophomore Davina Lane is a rare find.
Magalis shows off her scoring touch
May 21, 2015
STEPHENS CITY – Sherando girls soccer coach Rob Kilmer nearly moved senior Erin Magalis from the forefront of the Warriors’ attack to the defensive back line prior to the start of the season.
Surging Hoover gives Falcons real spark
May 20, 2015
WOODSTOCK — Hank Hoover is finding his groove at the varsity level.
Hawks’ Dawkins soars after beating cancer
May 13, 2015
FRONT ROYAL – The thought pops into Makaela Dawkins’ head often when she steps foot on a softball diamond for Skyline High School. Her life could’ve been very different.
No-hitter bright spot for Whitacre
May 12, 2015
STEPHENS CITY — Adam Whitacre has endured some tough times this season, but last week the Sherando senior had a highlight that will last a lifetime.
Smoot continues to shut down Rams’ opponents
May 5, 2015
STRASBURG – Mark Smoot got put in a bit of an unfamiliar situation during Strasburg’s baseball game last week at Moorefield (West Virginia) High School.
McGill off to fast start in freshman year
May 4, 2015
FRONT ROYAL — Olivia McGill hasn’t shown any signs of freshman jitters for Skyline’s track team this season.
King quickly shakes off rust for Wildcats
April 28, 2015
FRONT ROYAL – The rust came off pretty quickly for Austin King.
Funkhouser having strong freshman year
April 27, 2015
QUICKSBURG — LuLu Funkhouser has had a standout freshman season.
Warriors’ Michaud strong on the mound
April 21, 2015
STEPHENS CITY – Ty Michaud got his chance to make an impact with Sherando’s varsity baseball team as a junior last spring.
Tischler continues to thrive for Rams
April 20, 2015
STRASBURG — Rachel Tischler has picked up right where she left off.
Strategic shift triggers career night for Bolt
April 16, 2015
FRONT ROYAL – It was a simple switch, and yet it made all the difference for Katelyn Bolt.
McCarty soars in throws for Sherando
April 14, 2015
STEPHENS CITY — Trent McCarty’s hard work is paying big dividends early in the track and field season.
Hernandez a ‘perfect’ fit as midfielder for Falcons
April 8, 2015
WOODSTOCK – Central High School boys soccer coach Ted Poor calls senior Franklin Hernandez an “unusual” player. That’s “unusual” in the good sense of the word.
Nixon leads way for Warriors
April 6, 2015
STEPHENS CITY –Sherando’s offense came to life last week, and Carly Nixon was a huge part of that.
Darr crosses goal of 200m record off list early
April 1, 2015
STRASBURG – Toward the end of last year’s high school track and field season, Strasburg’s Cody Darr, then a junior, began looking ahead at the goals he hoped to accomplish in his senior season. Chief among them was the school record in the 200-meter race.
Sites’ aerial skills leading the way for Sherando girls
March 31, 2015
STEPHENS CITY — There’s nothing Audra Sites likes more than going up in the air and heading a soccer ball.