Skyline High School

Local rivalries abound in this week’s sports matchups

Central's Jared Rice throws out Stonewall's Brett Jones on an infield ground ball during the second inning of a doubleheader Friday evening at Rebel Park in New Market. Rich Cooley/Daily

March 27, 2017

The high school sports season kicked into full gear last week after a delay to the new campaign. This week area baseball and softball teams dive headlong into competition against local rivals, beginning today with a pair of Front Royal foes.

Prep scores: March 24

March 24, 2017

Friday’s results
Panthers 3, Rams 2
Page County 000 201 0—3 8 2
Strasburg 000 010 0— 2 7 4
P: Cave and Day.

Prep scores: March 23

March 23, 2017

Thursday’s scores
Warriors 11, Hubs 1, 6 innings
North Hagerstown 000 100 –1 4 3
Sherando 312 122–11 6 0
N: Atkins, Brinkley (3) Eyler (5) and

Ritter’s walk-off single lifts Skyline over William Monroe

March 22, 2017

FRONT ROYAL – Skyline High School’s baseball team had a chance Wednesday to see how it matched up early in the season against one of the traditional powers in Conference 28 when the Hawks hosted William Monroe, last season’s Group 3A state runner-up. Quite well, as it turns out.

Prep scores: March 22

March 22, 2017

Wednesday’s scores
Hawks 4, Green Dragons 3
William Monroe 010 002 0 – 3 1 2
Skyline 000 102

Prep scores: March 21

March 21, 2017

Tuesday’s results
Generals 9, Panthers 4
Rappahannock County 200 100 1 – 4 6 3
Stonewall Jackson 233 010 0 – 9 9 2

Hawks top Falcons in baseball season opener

Central's Josue Rosario dives back to first on a pick off attempt as Skyline's first baseman Colin Rankin tries to make a play during third inning action Monday night in Woodstock. Rosario was safe on the play. Rich Cooley/Daily

March 21, 2017

WOODSTOCK — Skyline has an experienced team this season, while Central has some inexperience. It showed on Monday night when the two baseball teams squared off.

Knapp scores twice as Rams hold off Hawks

March 21, 2017

FRONT ROYAL – Jacob Knapp scored just five goals for Strasburg High School’s boys soccer team last season while missing a large chunk of the campaign with a broken foot. After just one game in 2017, the Rams junior is on pace to shatter that mark.

Prep scores: March 20

March 20, 2017

Monday’s results
Hawks 7, Falcons 4
Skyline 400 002 1–7 8 3
Central 111 000 1–4 7 5
S: Ritter, Harris (6), Cross (6), Sisk (7) and Kandrick.

Local schools to take second shot at start of spring sports season

March 20, 2017

The storm that dropped several inches of snow across the area last Monday and Tuesday wiped out the first week of spring sports for local high schools, leaving athletic directors scrambling to reschedule games before the season even got underway and spoiling the debut of several new head coaches. Teams will try again this week with a slate loaded with action.

Nine local athletes to compete in Shenandoah Valley All-Star Game

March 16, 2017

Harrisonburg High School varsity boys basketball coach Don Burgess created an all-star game for area high school seniors last year and, at the time, expressed his desire to make the event an annual occurrence while growing the game each year. In only its second year the event has already expanded.

2017 All-Area Wrestling Team

March 8, 2017

First Team
Dylan Becker, Warren County
106 pounds
The freshman was a Bull Run District and Conference 28 champ, placed

Kandrick rises from ‘new kid’ to Hawks’ most prolific bat

Skyline's Gavin Kandrick takes off his helmet as he finishes a round of batting practice on a recent afternoon. Kandrick will help lead the Hawks this baseball season. Rich Cooley/Daily

February 27, 2017

FRONT ROYAL – As Jay Barnes was approaching his second season as Skyline High School’s baseball coach in 2015, he’d been repeatedly asked by people in the building if he’d seen the new kid in one of the school’s physical education classes.

All-Conference 28 Boys Basketball team

February 20, 2017

All-Conference 28 Boys Basketball team
Player of the Year: Kam’Ron McCain, William Monroe
Coach of the Year: Brett Maynard, William