PALMYRA -- Sherando junior Alaina Combs went into Wednesday's Region II track and field championships at Fluvanna County High School with one specific goal -- qualify for the Group AA state tournament in both the discus and the shot put.
FRONT ROYAL - Saturday afternoon's Northwestern District softball tournament semifinal game didn't start well for second-seeded Sherando, as James Wood catcher Jessy Shipman lashed Courtney Reid's first pitch for a double into the left-center gap.
FRONT ROYAL -- Presley Rutherford wasn't sure what to expect for her senior season. The Skyline girls tennis player had never played at No. 1 singles before this season, but this year moved to the top spot and now has even advanced to regionals.
WINCHESTER -- The 2013 girls soccer season was not kind to Skyline, which managed just a lone win in 16 matches prior to Thursday's Northwestern District tournament play-in game against James Wood at Millbrook High School.
WINCHESTER -- Alaina Combs waited patiently as the Northwestern District track meet helpers struggled with the tape measure in the discus event. Then when the number 109 feet was called out, she gave a fist pump to the crowd.
Sherando track and field coach Tom Grim expects points to be at a premium in today's Northwestern District meet, and the longtime Warriors coach has left no stone unturned in his search for scoring possibilities.