Prep Athlete of the Week

Nixon leads way for Warriors

Carly Nixon

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

Cody Darr

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.

Rams’ St. Clair executes leadoff role ‘to a T’

Noah St. Clair

March 24, 2015

STRASBURG – As longtime Strasburg High School baseball coach Jeff Smoot puts it, senior Noah St. Clair was everything any coach could want out of a leadoff hitter in the Rams’ first two games of the season last week.

Freshman Clifton finds rhythm for Hawks


February 11, 2015

FRONT ROYAL – Skyline girls basketball coach Jim Kenney noticed the upward shift in Rachel Clifton’s performance on the court following the Hawks’ home game against Clarke County on Jan. 5.

Warren’s Coffron shines in tourney

John Coffron

February 10, 2015

FRONT ROYAL – John Croffon didn’t expect to win the Conference 28 126-pound wrestling title last weekend. The Warren County junior just wanted to qualify for regionals, but once he won his first match momentum started to swing his way.

Borst sets season pins record, beats rival

John Borst

February 5, 2015

STEPHENS CITY – Sherando sophomore John Borst threw out his winless record against Woodgrove’s Jake David when the two met on the wrestling mat during the two-day Conference 21 duals on Saturday at Millbrook High School.

Falcons’ Neri makes impression

Bethany Neri

January 27, 2015

Central’s girls swim team saw a side of senior Bethany Neri that the Falcons hadn’t really seen before during last week’s Shenandoah County championship.

Wolf motivated in senior season

Trevor Wolf

January 27, 2015

Trevor Wolf has plenty of motivation heading into the postseason. The Central senior swimmer had some bad luck last year at the worst possible time.