Strasburg 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 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

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

2017 All-Area Girls Swim Team

March 7, 2017

First Team
Cassie Cooper, Strasburg
The senior placed 13th in the 100 butterfly at the Group 2A state meet and

2016-17 Boys Swimming All-Area team

March 5, 2017

First team
Nathan Hershey, Strasburg
Hershey finished fifth in the 500 freestyle (5:32.29) in the Group 2A state meet. Hershey

Strasburg’s Swink captures first 2A state wrestling crown

Strasburg's Brandon Swink looks at the clock as he keeps a firm hold on Graham's Tracy Hagerman during the 120 pound Group 2A state finals Saturday in Salem. Swing won his first state title in a 2-1 match. Rich Cooley/Daily

February 19, 2017

SALEM – Strasburg High School wrestling coach Mike Wood has been saying since the beginning of the 2016-17 season that he considered Brandon Swink to be the favorite to win the 120-pound Virginia High School League state title among Group 2A competitors. The junior made his head coach look like a smart man on Saturday afternoon.

Prep scores: Feb. 18

February 19, 2017

Saturday’s results
Boys basketball
Region 4A East first round
Black Knights 72, Warriors 49
Sherando 15 7 8 19–49
Charlottesville 9 20 21 22–72
Sherando (14-11)
McKay 0