NEW MARKET -- Stonewall Jackson High School senior starting pitcher Colton Harlow struck out a career-high 16 batters as the Generals rolled to an 8-1 victory over Shenandoah District rival Buffalo Gap on Monday at Rebel Park.
STRASBURG -- Megan Emswiler threw a four-hitter as Strasburg pounded Manassas Park, 12-2, in Bull Run District softball action on Thursday night. The game was called after five innings due to the mercy rule.
FRONT ROYAL -- Randolph-Macon Academy baseball coach Robert Locklear had expected to see some fielding mishaps that never came in the Yellow Jackets' season-opening win earlier this week. But R-MA's inexperience reared its head on Thursday evening against visiting Fredericksburg Christian.
You go to enough football camps and talk to enough football coaches, and sooner or later you'll hear all about players' "heads swimming" as they learn a new offense or defense, shift over to a new position, move up a level of competition or join a new program.
FRONT ROYAL -- Randolph-Macon Academy lost their third straight game Saturday, this time 42-6 to undefeated St. James.
The Yellow Jackets trailed 35-0 at the half after Saints quarterback Jamie Peterson connected with running back Mike Townes on a long touchdown pass just before the half.
MONTREAL -- The run was nearly as easy as it looked. It was July 1, the season-opener for the Montreal Alouettes and the Saskatchewan Roughriders. It was also a rematch of last year's Canadian Football League championship game, also called the Grey Cup.