Stonewall Jackson 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.

Falcons, Generals split doubleheader

Stonewall's Duncan Schroeder, left, and Brett Jones, right, celebrate after Schroeder scored during the fourth inning of Stonewall's first game against Central during their doubleheader Friday evening at Rebel Park in New Market.  Stonewall scored seven runs in the fourth inning to win the first game 7-2. Rich Cooley/Daily

March 24, 2017

NEW MARKET – When Sean Semones made his coaching debut with Central High School’s junior varsity baseball team in 2015, Sam Shifflett was on the mound for Semones’ first career victory. Two years later, Shifflett gave his head coach his first varsity win as well.

Central boys’ defense shuts out Stonewall

March 24, 2017

Central High School’s boys’ soccer team peppered in four goals in Friday’s second half en route to toppling Shenandoah County rival Stonewall Jackson 6-0 in non-district play.

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

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

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.

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

Generals’ Bush wrestles to runner-up finish in 1A state tournament

Stonewall's Dakota Bush, right,  is tangled with Rural Retreat's Ben Sowers in the Group 1A 285 pound state title in Salem on Saturday.  Bush fell in the state championship match. Rich Cooley/Daily

February 19, 2017

SALEM – Stonewall Jackson High School junior Dakota Bush’s official start to the wrestling season didn’t come until the midway point of the campaign in early January, as he worked to cut the weight he’d built up during football season in order to compete in the 285-pound class. On Saturday Bush nearly topped the Virginia High School League Group 1A heavyweight field.