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QUICKSBURG — Stonewall Jackson has been searching for a win during the first two weeks of the season and on Friday night everything came together for them.

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WOODSTOCK — For Sherando girls basketball coach Mike Marsh, Friday’s non-district game at Central was lost during a five-minute span to start the third period.

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WOODSTOCK — Central’s girls basketball team got back on the winning side of things with a 52-48 victory over Sherando on Friday night, and it did so following a formula that figures to be the key to the Falcons’ success all season.

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STRASBURG – On most days, when the weather cooperates, Joe Schad is soaring through the clouds strapped into a hang glider or paraglider, taking in views of the Shenandoah Valley seen only by those brave enough to send their bodies to such heights.

WOODSTOCK – Central saw some momentum slip away in the second quarter, but the Falcons didn’t waste any time in getting it back in the second half.

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Shenandoah University quarterback Hayden Bauserman was announced on Thursday as a finalist for the Gagliardi Trophy, the Division III equivalent of the Heisman Trophy that encompasses athletics, academics and community service, according to a news release from SU.

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As deer hunting winds down, active sportsmen and women face a dilemma. What to do that will keep you outdoors and connected to nature? You certainly can do some winter fishing. Other people spend time visiting the many outdoor shows held around this time. But that’s not really getting outdoors.

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FRONT ROYAL — Rather than serving as a sign of things to come for Strasburg’s boys basketball team, the Rams’ hot shooting against Page County in last week’s season opener has appeared more like an anomaly in the early going.

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FRONT ROYAL — For a Warren County boys basketball team trying to figure how to win after a three-victory campaign a season ago, Tuesday’s home game against Strasburg served as a valuable learning tool.

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STRASBURG — Strasburg’s Kenley Smith, Nyla Sperry, and Madison Stinnette are all freshman on the girls basketball team this season, but so far they haven’t been playing like freshmen.

FRONT ROYAL — Central’s boys basketball team knew what it had in established varsity veterans like Jared Patton and Sam Shifflett, two returning starters from last season’s state semifinal squad. What head coach Jeff Whittle needed was some lesser-known players to step up and fill the void l…

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Most adults realize that when small children are present they need to watch their behavior and keep their language clean.

FRONT ROYAL — Skyline coach Jim Kenney wants his team to play differently this season and on Monday night it worked out well for the Hawks.

FRONT ROYAL — Skyline gained momentum in the second quarter on Monday night and didn’t look back.

FRONT ROYAL — It wasn’t the statement win that would’ve gone a long way toward building a sense of confidence within Skyline’s boys basketball program early in the season, but there was still some good to be gleaned from Monday's 73-66 loss at home to Central.

STEPHENS CITY – Sherando boys basketball coach Garland Williams didn’t have most of his team until last week due to the football team’s playoff run. With the strong football tradition at Sherando, it’s something that Williams is used to.

Last week we touched on some of the best methods for calling deer, a nice switch from simply sitting and waiting for them to cross your path. Here’s another collection of tips gleaned from some of the best callers in the country on how to lure in a buck using bleats, grunts, and rattling antlers.

STRASBURG – Stonewall Jackson girls basketball coach Jeff Burner knows he has to be patient with his young team this season.

WOODSTOCK – Certain circumstances led to Greg Stickles assuming an eleventh-hour role as Central’s head wrestling coach last season. Entering his second season, Stickles now finds himself in a more comfortable position as the Falcons prepare to open their season in a tournament at Loudoun Co…

STRASBURG – Strasburg’s post players have been playing together for a few years now, and it showed on Thursday night.

FRONT ROYAL – Skyline’s wrestling program underwent a coaching change over the summer, as Kyle Symons was hired to replace former longtime coach Matt Keel in June. At least two Hawks, junior Brandon Ahlemann and sophomore Tyler Davis, have praised the transition as one that went smoothly and…

QUICKSBURG — At some point during the 2018-19 season, Strasburg’s boys basketball team may very well look back at Friday night’s game against Stonewall Jackson and draw upon the lessons learned in its 54-43 win.

Stonewall Jackson High School and the Mount Jackson New Market Little League have begun work on an indoor practice facility that will allow baseball players, from T-ball to high school, to practice year-round.

FRONT ROYAL — Skyline’s boys basketball team hasn’t had a winning season since 2013 and claimed just six victories combined over the past two years. But there is a glimmer of hope for the Hawks as they head into their fourth season under head coach Jeff Monroe, which begins with tonight’s ga…