Strasburg High School

Strasburg Football Notebook: Hamrick, Hart still competing for Rams’ QB job

STRASBURG – Strasburg High School’s football team began preseason practice on July 27 seeking its next starting quarterback. The Rams are a week away from kicking off the 2017 season against Stonewall Jackson, and that spot is still being contested. Sophomores Dylan Hamrick and Chase Hart ...

JMU’s Kloosterman suspended for two games

James Madison University head football coach Mike Houston announced on Thursday that tight end Jonathan Kloosterman has been suspended for two games due to violation of team rules. Kloosterman, a 2014 Strasburg graduate, will miss the season opener on the road against East Carolina on Sept. 2, ...

Prep scores: Aug. 17

Thursday's results Golf Skyline, George Mason at Central At Bryce Resort, Basye (9 holes) Team scores: 1. Central 167, 2. Skyline 188, 3. George Mason 206 Low-medalist: Sam Shifflet (Central) 39

Prep scores: Aug. 10

Thursday’s scores Golf Bryan Gunter Memorial Invitational At Shenandoah Valley Golf Club Day 1 of a 2-day event Team scores: 1. Woodgrove 292, 2. Loudoun County 293, 3. Washington (W.Va.) 294, 4. Loudoun Valley 297, 5. Dominion 322, 6 tie. Charlottesville 330, 6 tie. Sherando 330, 8. ...

Strasburg defends Shenandoah County golf championship

BASYE – Playing without its top golfer, and on a day when scores were elevated throughout the lineup of the three rival teams, Strasburg High School’s golf team defended its Shenandoah County title. The Rams fired a four-man total of 359 at Bryce Resort on Thursday afternoon to edge out ...

Dukes pleased with first week of football practice

HARRISONBURG -- James Madison University's football team is not looking back. The reigning Football Championship Subdivision national champions have completed the first week of practice, but the mindset for the team has been no different than it has been in the past. "We forgot about it," JMU ...

Kloosterman one of four Dukes to earn preseason All-American honor

James Madison University tight end and 2014 Strasburg graduate Jonathan Kloosterman was one of four Dukes named to the STATS Football Championship Subdivision Preseason All-American team. Kloosterman was a third-team selection. JMU redshirt senior offensive lineman Aaron Stennie was named to ...

Winchester falls to Albemarle in American Legion state championship final

After winning a game Friday morning, Winchester Post 21 fell in the American Legion state championship game to Post 74 Albemarle, 12-2, on Friday afternoon. The game was halted after eight innings due to the 10-run mercy rule. “We kind of maybe hit a wall,” Post 21 manager Anthony ...

Post 21 program continues to make strides

WINCHESTER — When Winchester Post 21 manager Anthony Hargrove took over the program over three years ago he envisioned days like Friday — playing for an American Legion state championship. Now he just wants to take his program a step further. “When (assistant coach Jimmy Swiggett) and ...

Rams excited about first football practice

STRASBURG – Strasburg held its first football practice of the season on Thursday, which was the first day Virginia High School League schools were allowed to practice. Strasburg head coach Mark Roller said he was very happy with the turnout as the Rams had 43 players participate on ...

JMU’s Kloosterman earns Preseason All-CAA honor

James Madison University tight end and 2014 Strasburg graduate Jonathan Kloosterman was named to the 2017 Preseason All-CAA Football Team on Tuesday at the Colonial Athletic Association Media Day in Baltimore. The senior was one of six Dukes selected to the team. JMU senior quarterback Bryan ...

Post 21 excited to host American Legion state tournament

WINCHESTER -- Winchester Post 21 will be hosting the American Legion baseball state tournament all this week. Post 21 manager Anthony Hargrove said the team is excited for the chance to win a state title. "The kids are excited to be on their home field," Hargrove said Monday afternoon ...

Local men win gold at National Senior Games

STRASBURG – Lloyd Willis and Wesley Pence got a taste of the Olympic experience last month in Birmingham, Alabama, when the two Shenandoah County residents – Willis from Strasburg and Pence from Edinburg – prepared to take to the basketball court at the 2017 National Senior ...

Post 53, Post 21 ready for district tourney

WINCHESTER -- The American Legion District 16 baseball tournament will be held next week and there will be a lot on the line for Front Royal Post 53, while Winchester Post 21 will be playing mostly for pride. The eight-team tournament starts Wednesday at higher seeds, with the semifinals and ...

Strasburg grad Richards joins JMU baseball squad

Garrett Richards found the ideal place to play baseball next season -- James Madison University. The 2015 Strasburg graduate just finished up his two years at Danville Community College, and recently decided to transfer to JMU and play baseball next year for the Dukes. Richards said he was ...

2017 All-Area Baseball Team

First Team Gavin Kandrick, Skyline Catcher The senior batted .380 with a homer, four doubles, a triple, 15 RBIs and 13 runs scored. Kandrick was a first team All-Conference 28 selection and a second team All-Region 3A East pick. Pearce Bucher, Sherando Infield The junior third baseman ...

2017 All-Area Softball Team

First Team Rachel Sirbaugh, Skyline Catcher The sophomore batted .387 with two home runs, four doubles, two triples, 14 RBIs and 14 runs scored. Sirbaugh was a second team All-Conference 28 selection as a designated player. Emma Benson, Skyline Infield The freshman shortstop hit .383 ...

2017 All-Area Boys Soccer Team

First Team J.P. Bennett, Central The senior forward led the area with 26 goals and added five assists for the Falcons. Bennett was a first team All-Bull Run District and All-Conference 35 pick and second team All-Region 2A East. Sean Buono, Sherando The senior forward ranked second in the ...

2017 All-Area Girls Soccer Team

First Team Haley Bischoff, Strasburg The senior goalkeeper led the area with 264 saves and posted two shutouts. Bischoff was a second team All-Region 2A East selection and a first team All-Bull Run District and All-Conference 35 pick. Lauren Cook, Central The junior forward led the ...