Ross Metheny’s first interaction with Scott Wachenheim came nearly a decade ago, when the latter recruited the former Sherando High School quarterback while Wachenheim was an assistant coach at Liberty University.
Their paths crossed again a couple years later while Metheny was playing at ...
WINCHESTER -- The American Legion District 16 baseball tournament will be held next week and there will be a lot on the line for Front Royal Post 53, while Winchester Post 21 will be playing mostly for pride.
The eight-team tournament starts Wednesday at higher seeds, with the semifinals and ...
STEPHENS CITY – Multiple times during a discussion about the consistency within the coaching staff at Sherando High School on Wednesday, activities coordinator Jason Barbe paused mid sentence to knock on the wooden desk located inside one of the administrators’ offices at the school. He ...
Mike Lenox was immediately greeted by the need to fill a handful of open varsity head coach positions upon his transition to Stonewall Jackson High School’s athletic director a little over a month ago.
As the 2017-18 school year approaches, Stonewall’s four varsity coaching vacancies have ...
STEPHENS CITY -- Davina Lane couldn't have asked for a better way to go out in her senior year.
She reached many different milestones in both girls basketball and track and field.
"It was nice to have this good of a season," Lane said. "I'm like OK 'I'm going out like that.' I enjoyed my ...
STEPHENS CITY – Longtime Sherando High School baseball coach Pepper Martin was able to attend a few Winchester Post 21 American Legion baseball games last summer to catch a glimpse of Adam Miller, a former Strasburg student who was transferring to Sherando for his senior year.
Martin was ...
Gavin Kandrick, Skyline
The senior batted .380 with a homer, four doubles, a triple, 15 RBIs and 13 runs scored. Kandrick was a first team All-Conference 28 selection and a second team All-Region 3A East pick.
Pearce Bucher, Sherando
The junior third baseman ...
Rachel Sirbaugh, Skyline
The sophomore batted .387 with two home runs, four doubles, two triples, 14 RBIs and 14 runs scored. Sirbaugh was a second team All-Conference 28 selection as a designated player.
Emma Benson, Skyline
The freshman shortstop hit .383 ...
J.P. Bennett, Central
The senior forward led the area with 26 goals and added five assists for the Falcons. Bennett was a first team All-Bull Run District and All-Conference 35 pick and second team All-Region 2A East.
Sean Buono, Sherando
The senior forward ranked second in the ...
Haley Bischoff, Strasburg
The senior goalkeeper led the area with 264 saves and posted two shutouts. Bischoff was a second team All-Region 2A East selection and a first team All-Bull Run District and All-Conference 35 pick.
Lauren Cook, Central
The junior forward led the ...
STEPHENS CITY – Sean Buono’s inspiration for picking up soccer came around the age of 5, when he spent time watching his older brother Tommy kick a soccer ball around the yard.
Sean, who just finished up his senior year at Sherando High School, recalled last week the summers spent with his ...
STEPHENS CITY – Sherando High School longtime boys soccer coach Patrick Anderson was in a comfortable position before the Warriors even stepped foot on the soccer field in 2017. To figure out how Anderson got there, however, it’s necessary to backtrack.
Two years ago, Sherando fell in ...
STEPHENS CITY -- Before this season, Davina Lane had already done some impressive things in track and field. But this season she took her high school career to new heights.
Lane capped off her stellar career with three state titles and maybe even more impressively qualified for the Group 4A ...
STEPHENS CITY -- Sherando's girls track and field team certainly had a standout athlete to lean on this season, but it took a team effort to achieve one of its biggest goals -- a Conference 21 West crown.
Sherando senior Davina Lane scored 51 points in the meet, but it took 150 to win the meet ...
Cor'shauna Cunningham, Warren County, throws
The junior placed fourth in the Group 3A shot put with a throw of 35-10.50. Cunningham also placed fifth in the discus in the Group 3A meet with a throw of 113-03.
Mikayla Helsley, Central, hurdles
The sophomore placed eighth in the ...
Isaiah Allen, Sherando, throws
The sophomore placed second in the shot put at the Group 4A state meet with a throw of 54-03.25. Allen also placed fourth in the discus at the state meet with a throw of 154-09.
Wade Banks, Stonewall Jackson, hurdles/jumps
The junior placed second ...
Michael Bellu, Skyline
The senior played part of the season at No. 1 singles for the Hawks. He helped lead Skyline to a 6-12 record. The Hawks advanced to the Conference 28 tournament semifinals.
Matt Bromley, Central
The senior missed part of the year due to injury, but once he came back ...
STEPHENS CITY -- Last year Sherando's girls tennis team finally earned a banner on the school wall in the gym. This year the Warriors have filled that banner up with accomplishments.
Sherando won the Northwestern District regular season title, the Conference 21 West tournament title and the ...
Emily Ball, Stonewall Jackson
The senior helped lead Stonewall Jackson to a Region 1A East berth for the second straight year. She also advanced to the Region 1A East tourney in singles and in doubles with Katherine Good.
Lander Barbour, Central
The sophomore played at No. 1 ...
VHSL Group 4A Boys All-State Soccer team
Player of the Year: Bhayle Kearns, Kettle Run
Coach of the Year: Philip Roper, Kettle Run
Pos. Player School Year
F Abibi Osman Charlottesville Sr.
F Giovanni Vasquez Heritage Sr.
F Michael Meese Jamestown Fr.
F Reece ...