Easing carefully along the bank of the trout stream, I suddenly spotted a large brown trout hanging under a branch of a willow tree. This would be a special challenge. He was obviously an old, educated trout that had seen many flies during his lifetime.

The following are some of the area recreational events that are being held:

What should have been the best Formula One race of the year was absolutely ruined by one of the worst calls race officials have ever made.

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FRONT ROYAL — Skyline’s goal from the start of the season has been clear — get back to the state tournament and take it a few steps further.

If you like to fly fish for warm water species such as bass and panfish, you may well focus on large lakes like Frederick, Anna, Moomaw and Smith Mountain. But some of the best sport with the long rod for these gamefish takes place on smaller waters – farm ponds, stock tanks and tiny natural…

CHRISTIANSBURG — Stonewall Jackson’s girls soccer team fought tooth and nail with Auburn on Saturday in the Class 1 state final, but ultimately came up just short of the program’s first state title.

RADFORD – As the time was ticking off the clock, Stonewall Jackson senior Virginia Biller couldn’t contain her emotions.

RADFORD – Stonewall Jackson girls soccer coach Ginny Dellinger preaches to her team that they need to be able to play multiple positions, and this week it is paying off.

Kyle Busch won the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup race at Pocono (Pennsylvania) International Raceway on Sunday but it’s what will take place at the track in 2020 that is interesting.

QUICKSBURG – Stonewall Jackson sophomores Eli Dellinger and Kylene Franklin have been playing together since they were 5 and have always had a special connection on the soccer field.

QUICKSBURG – For the second year in a row Stonewall Jackson’s boys soccer team made it to the Class 1 state quarterfinals, and for the second time in a row they lost a heartbreaker.

A wide array of new products have been introduced by hunting equipment companies in recent months. Here’s a quick rundown on some of the most impressive ones that might be of interest for fall hunting seasons, arriving soon with the opening of doves and Canada geese in September.