Prep Athlete of the Week

Beckner works to ‘get noticed’


January 22nd, 2015

FRONT ROYAL – Warren County junior Zach Beckner wasn’t too happy as he and his teammates left Pennsylvania following the Tunkhannock Kiwanis Wrestling Tournament at the end of December.

Rams’ Hodson ‘opening up’ on mat

Bradlee Hodson

January 14th, 2015

STRASBURG – Like many of his Strasburg wrestling teammates, Bradlee Hodson gained some valuable experience when the Rams traveled to Pennsylvania for the Powerade Christmas Wrestling Tournament at the end of December.

Troxell proving versatile


January 13th, 2015

FRONT ROYAL — Things have certainly been a little different for Warren County’s Autumn Troxell this season.

Dellinger emerging as scorer for Generals

J.J. Dellinger

January 6th, 2015

QUICKSBURG — Stonewall Jackson girls basketball coach Jeff Burner wanted freshman J.J. Dellinger to shoot more all season. Finally last week she did and there results were no surprise to Burner.

Scott top scoring threat for young Falcons

Tamra Scott

December 23rd, 2014

WOODSTOCK — Central girls basketball coach Mallory Skarupa caught a good glimpse of just how high the potential ceiling was going to be in Tamra Scott’s future at the end of last season.

Hendricks making impact for Rams

December 10th, 2014

STRASBURG — Mekhi Hendricks may have been a little nervous in his first week playing at the varsity level, but he certainly didn’t let it show on the basketball court.

Offseason work pays off for Brown

December 10th, 2014

STEPHENS CITY — Sherando girls basketball coach Mike Marsh has already seen the change in senior Heidi Brown this season.

St. Clair emerges as dynamic talent

November 4th, 2014

STRASBURG — It would be easy for individual performances to get lost in a football game that was ultimately won on a goal-line stand in the final seconds.

Bartholomew a consistent leader

October 27th, 2014

STEPHENS CITY — Shenandoah Valley Christian Academy volleyball coach Ellie Wheelock knows if her team needs a big point or if it’s a big match, she can count on senior hitter Carol Bartholomew.

Ruch improves in second year

October 13th, 2014

FRONT ROYAL — Skyline football coach Heath Gilbert says there is a noticeable difference in the way that junior quarterback Corban Ruch is conducting the Hawks’ offense this fall.

Baker learns game quickly

October 13th, 2014

STEPHENS CITY — Sherando volleyball coach James Minney was at a basketball game three years ago and noticed one of his tall art students was doing cheerleading and decided to ask her to give volleyball a try. Three years later both Minney and Michelle Baker are glad she did.

Funkhouser takes over as top runner

October 7th, 2014

QUICKSBURG — Stonewall Jackson cross country coach Mary Clanahan had her eye on the Generals’ current crop of talented freshmen runners for quite some time — years, in fact, before that group arrived at the high school this fall.