WOODSTOCK -- It certainly looked like the first game of the season for both Central's and Warren County's girls basketball teams when the two faced off in an early Bull Run District matchup on Monday night.
JAMES CITY -- Warren County's terrific drive to start the game ended in disaster and things got worse from there, as the Wildcats fell 63-7 to host Lafayette on Friday in the second round of the 3A East Region football playoffs.
FRONT ROYAL -- Judging strictly be the Class 3A East state playoff seedings, Warren County's football team might be better off saving the time -- not to mention gas -- by skipping the long bus ride down to Williamsburg for tonight's second-round matchup.
Last weekend was a big one for Brian Cornell (Warren County '10) and his Virginia Wesleyan teammates as they advanced to the NCAA men's soccer tournament. However, it was even more special for Cornell and his family.
FRONT ROYAL -- All season long, Warren County has been motivated by its lack of recent playoff success, by all of the people who didn't believe that a Wildcats squad that lost so much to graduation from last season could make any noise in the postseason.
FRONT ROYAL -- Warren County may not need a fiery pregame speech from head coach Tony Tallent as the Wildcats prepare to host Park View (South Hill) in the opening round of the Class 3A East playoffs tonight.
MADISON -- Robert Rutherford has snapped that chin strap and taken the field for Warren County High School's football field with some regularity this season, but the stakes were much higher than normal for the sophomore backup quarterback on Friday night.
You go to enough football camps and talk to enough football coaches, and sooner or later you'll hear all about players' "heads swimming" as they learn a new offense or defense, shift over to a new position, move up a level of competition or join a new program.