WINCHESTER -- Rarely do teams at any level spend too much time focusing on anything but the present, but Shenandoah University football coach Scott Yoder dug into the past a little bit this week in preparation for the Hornets' road game at the Catholic University of America this afternoon.
Orioles Magic seemed to be at its peak only two weeks ago, when Baltimore swept Detroit to advance to the American League Championship series for the first time in what felt like a millennium. At the snap of a finger, all of those good vibes dissipated.
Central High School won Wednesday night's Bull Run District cheerleading competition in Woodstock. Central's Courtney Copp was named the Bull Run District Cheerleader of the Year. Team members pictured include (front row, left to right) Courtney Copp, Kessa Hawkins, Billy Clark, Sarah Moomaw, Rachelle Weaver, Rachel Laughlin; (back row, left to right) Moriah Craun, Lily Neff, Brooke Ryman, Maggie Laughlin, Alexis Ryman and Lexi Rau. Courtesy photo
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. -- Lucy's Bob Boy looks to add a second win in the $500,000 West Virginia Breeders' Classic and avenge his ninth-place finish as the odds on 3-to-5 favorite in last year's event as he takes on a field of nine others in the featured race on Saturday night's West Virginia Breeders' Classics XXVIII card at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races.
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. -- John Casey's Down Town Allen will shoot for her second win in the $200,000 West Virginia Jefferson Security Bank Cavada Breeders' Classic this Saturday night and inch closer to becoming the first ever West Virginia bred filly or mare to surpass $1 million in career earnings as she leads a field of eight in the penultimate race on the West Virginia Breeders' Classics XXVIII card.
WINCHESTER -- Shenandoah University's football team got back on track last Saturday with an impressive 47-31 win over previously unbeaten Guilford College at Shentel Stadium. Now the Hornets have to figure out how to carry that success into this weekend's road game at Catholic University.
HARRISONBURG -- A goal in the ninth minute of play Wednesday night proved to be the difference in James Madison University's 1-0 women's field hockey win over American in the 2014 home finale at the JMU Field Hockey Complex.
STEPHENS CITY -- Sherando volleyball coach James Minney was fairly pleased with how the Warriors competed against Northwestern District powerhouse James Wood in the first two sets of Tuesday's match. The third game, not so much.