If there’s anything that can be learned from the August NASCAR night race at Bristol (Tennessee) Motor Speedway, it is that people in NASCAR need to get a clue.

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STRASBURG — There have been some changes with Strasburg’s volleyball team and the players are hoping it leads to success this season.

It may seem hard to believe, but hunting season is upon us. Dove hunting is always first on the list for fall sportsmen and women wanting to get afield. That’s the case this year as well with the opening at noon on Sept. 2.

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WINCHESTER – Shenandoah University’s football team hit the practice field in full capacity for the first time on Friday afternoon and did so needing to take steps toward finding the answers to some major questions.

Early in the 400-mile Monster Energy NASCAR Cup race at Michigan International Speedway, Kevin Harvick had to make an unscheduled pit stop and appeared out of contention for the win.

When planting fall food plots of brassicas, radishes, beets, and turnips, the first step is to do a soil test and add the needed fertilizer according to the test results. Also, add the required lime needed to bring the pH up to at least 6.0. A reading closer to 6.5 is even better. Kill any e…

FRONT ROYAL – While his golfers took part in the Curly Licklider Memorial Tournament at Shenandoah Valley Golf Club on Wednesday afternoon, Monty Goff spoke of his high school coaching debut with Skyline in 2018 and of the lessons he learned.

QUICKSBURG – When new Stonewall Jackson head golf coach Brady Kibler met with his players over the summer, he had an idea of what types of goals he wanted the Generals to meet in his first season at the helm in 2019. But he also wanted to know what goals the players themselves were targeting.

FRONT ROYAL – The 2018 season was a landmark one for Strasburg’s golf team, which reached the Class 2 state tournament as a team for the first time in program history. On the heels of that season comes a rebuild.

With only five regular season Monster Energy NASCAR Cup races remaining before the playoffs, this is not the time for drivers in championship contention to be making enemies.

FRONT ROYAL – As the most experienced player back from a Strasburg golf program that made its first-ever state tournament appearance as a team in 2018, senior Drew Thomas is the natural choice to fill the Rams’ top spot in the lineup this fall. Thomas played like a No. 1 in Strasburg’s 2019 …

QUICKSBURG – With a strong nucleus of players returning from last season, Stonewall Jackson came into Monday’s first football practice full of excitement.

As we saw in last week’s column, plants with bluish-green leaves called brassicas are among the best choices for fall food plots. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), “brassica crops have a number of beneficial attributes including rapid fall growth, high biomass productio…

Strasburg secured a spot in the Valley Baseball League championship series last Friday when it walked off with a win over Woodstock in the decisive Game 3 of the North Division finals. The Express have since played a waiting game.

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There's been speculation that even if George Aston doesn't make the Denver Broncos' final 53-man roster, the Broncos might keep him on their practice squad — unless some other NFL team desires his services.

FRONT ROYAL -- Skyline head football coach Heath Gilbert hands out special shirts each year to the players in his program who attend every workout session over the summer.

STRASBURG – If there is a buzzword for Strasburg’s football team as it prepares for the 2019 season, it’s “potential.” The Rams feel they have a lot of it.

“Pinch me,” I thought, “I must be dreaming,” having a very hard time believing that here I was wading in cold, cascading water on a hot, humid early-summer day fishing for wild trout not far from home.

Strasburg and Woodstock have spent all summer in a race to see which team is the best in the Valley Baseball League’s North Division. One of those two squads will walk away with a division title this week.

Many readers have asked recently for some information on what to plant for fall food plots. So over the next few weeks, we’ll delve into this topic with information on not only what to plant, but also how to plant it to ensure the best crop possible for wildlife. We’ll also delve into some o…

Maynard “Mo” Weber, an iconic figure in the Valley Baseball League and the New Market Rebels organization, passed away Friday at the age of 96.

STRASBURG – With players hailing from all levels of college baseball and from all corners of the country, teams in the Valley Baseball League can sometimes need time to develop a winning chemistry. Count Furman University right-hander Mason Kenney among those pleasantly surprised with just h…