STEPHENS CITY -- Thursday was a big night for Sherando's girls soccer team. The Warriors were playing for their first regular-season Northwestern District crown since 2000, and their opponent was Handley, which had tied them earlier in the season in a hard-fought contest.
STEPHENS CITY -- Sherando's boys soccer team needed a victory to stay in the race for the Northwestern District regular season crown. The Warriors didn't get the win, settling for a tie with a determined Pioneer team, 1-1. The tie clinches the district title for Handley.
STEPHENS CITY -- Sherando High School boys tennis coach Steve Jennings got just what he wanted from Thursday's Northwestern District match against Handley -- stiff competition and another victory for his unbeaten Warriors.
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. -- With 44 points, Sherando finished well short of Hedgesville's (W.Va.) meet-winning 105 points in a quad at Washington High School (W.Va.). Washington took second (59 points) and Berkeley Springs (W.Va.) finished last (41).
STEPHENS CITY -- The swing of emotion a player experiences from being down a goal with seven minutes left to play, to squeezing out a 3-2 win over a district rival, as Sherando did against Millbrook on Tuesday evening, is immeasurable.
WINCHESTER -- Sherando High School's softball team spent the first five innings Tuesday afternoon knocking on the door. The Warriors finally kicked it in by scoring six times over the last two innings to pull away for a 7-2 Northwestern District victory over host Millbrook.
"Talk to me." University of Virginia quarterback Ross Metheny looked both excited and exhausted. Only minutes following U.Va.'s annual spring game, which pitted the Orange team against the Blue team in a controlled scrimmaged, Scott Stadium hummed with enthusiasm over Metheny, the former Sherando star who'd just picked apart the Cavaliers' second-string defense.
STEPHENS CITY -- Friday night's boys soccer game between James Wood and Sherando was the type of game local soccer fans have come to expect. It was a physical, emotional game played by two teams determined to win.