STRASBURG -- Strasburg completed its regular season on Wednesday with a 6-1 Bull Run District baseball win over Madison County. The win put the Rams in a tie with George Mason for the regular-season title. The Rams and Mustangs will have a one-game playoff, most likely on Friday, at a site and time to be determined.
STRASBURG -- The discus event, as Lucas Ryan will tell you, requires a lot of technique in order to be successful. The shot put, on the other hand, is simply a test to see who is truly the strongest guy out there.
BERRYVILLE -- If you hit a granny in a social setting it's a gross transgression. But hitting a "granny" in baseball is the supreme batting accomplishment, as it's the nickname for a grand slam home run -- four RBIs with a single swat of the bat.
STRASBURG -- Homestanding Strasburg tries not to remember its game against George Mason earlier this season. The Rams, in the midst of a three-game stretch on the road, fell behind early on and couldn't escape defeat at the hands of the Mustangs.
STRASBURG -- Zach Cover will tell you he's not an overpowering pitcher. He'll say his pitches aren't really designed to leave a hitter off balance after an at-bat, and that all he tries to do is throw strikes and let his defense get all of the glory.
STRASBURG -- Despite the fact that they're not playing in the same district, a Strasburg-Central game is always something special for both teams, and Wednesday's girls softball matchup was no exception.
WOODSTOCK -- Strasburg starting pitcher Zach Cover pitched a brilliant two-hitter and the Rams' bats produced 11 hits to propel Strasburg to a decisive 12-1 victory on Thursday over Central in five innings.