HARRISONBURG -- Persistent Injuries and one lengthy illness undermined the best efforts of four of the 10 area athletes competing in the State Group AA Track and Field Championship, held at Harrisonburg High's Dr. Walter F. Green, III, Field, on Friday evening and Saturday.
STEPHENS CITY -- Sherando boys soccer coach Patrick Anderson put that 10-minute halftime break to maximum best use during Tuesday's Region II quarterfinal matchup against Warren County at Arrowhead Stadium.
FRONT ROYAL -- Skyline's Thomas Madden remembers that he was just itching to compete in the two-mile run earlier this month at the University of Virginia's Lanigan Field.
Warren County's Seumas O'Reilly remembers just itching -- a lot.
FRONT ROYAL -- Just a little over two weeks after Warren County defeated cross-town rival Skyline 1-0 in an extra-inning pitchers' duel, the Wildcats and the Hawks met for round two of softball action at Skyline on Thursday.
FRONT ROYAL -- Most of the game was dead even, but Warren County took over in overtime on Saturday.
The Wildcats used clutch foul shooting to pull away with a 70-62 non-district boys basketball overtime win over Central.
FRONT ROYAL -- Vernon Mathews didn't want to believe what he had just seen.
Time and time again, 3-point attempts, mid-range jumpers, even open lay-ups were hoisted up, only to be rejected by an unforgiving rim. To say his team had just finished a cold shooting night would be putting it politely. At times it was baffling to see another Wildcats shot spin out of the hoop, yet after four quarters, Warren County had managed just six field goals on 39 shots, including a scoreless third quarter. Meanwhile, their opponent, Clarke County, had little trouble finding the basket, and rolled to a 61-33 win over the Wildcats on Monday night.
FRONT ROYAL -- Both host Warren County and Central looked to start off their girls basketball season in the win column on Wednesday night, but only one could prevail.
In the end, the more experienced Falcons were able to pull together and notch a victory as they held off the Wildcats, 61-33.