The Virginia High School League is expected to approve it’s “Championships +1” schedule for the 2020-21 sports season today at an VHSL Executive Committee meeting.

Here’s a look at one of Virginia’s best fishing lakes, only a two-three-hour drive south on Interstate 81 for most Shenandoah Valley residents.

FRONT ROYAL – Skyline head football coach Heath Gilbert, standing outside the school building atop a hill that overlooks the Hawks’ football field, recently recalled his mindset following the All-Northwestern District meeting at the conclusion of the 2011 regular season.

Some of the most fulfilling sights for a whitetail hunter are deer feeding in a food plot and deer eating acorns under a huge oak tree. But as we all know, acorn crops can be light, spotty, or nonexistent. Most red oaks only produce large amounts of mast every couple of years, the deer’s fav…

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Woodstock resident and harness racing driver Betsy Brown won her 500th career race Wednesday at the Shenandoah County Fairgrounds on the first day of the Virginia Harness Horse Association's three-day Matinee Meet.

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Track record holder John’s Dream will be competing in the Virginia Harness Horse Association’s three-day “Matinee Meet” at the Shenandoah County Fairgrounds in Woodstock today.

Some hunters prefer to stick with the same gun, ammo, and binoculars for many years. Others like to update when finances permit and check out new versions available. For that latter group, here’s a look at some of the newest products being released by hunting gear manufacturers in time for c…

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The Virginia High School League moved its special Executive Committee meeting from Thursday to Sept. 17.

The Kernstown Battlefield Association is making sure cross country runners throughout the region, especially those whose high school or college seasons were put on hold by COVID-19, still have a chance to get their competitive racing fix this fall.

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If the high school sports season can start in December it may be able to wiggle its way through the COVID-19 pandemic, but winter weather could still cause some issues.

Considering how many sophisticated lures today’s anglers have available, it’s hard to believe a plain metal bait designed over 100 years ago would be worth tying onto your fishing line. Well, it is. The weedless spoon is an often overlooked but deadly bait for bass, pike, muskies, pickerel, …

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The New Market Shockers coughed up yet another lead and Broadway walked off for the second time in three games to take a 3-0 lead in the Rockingham County Baseball League’s best-of-7 championship series with a 3-2, 10-inning win on Sunday night at James Madison University’s Eagle Field.

The New Market Shockers couldn’t hold a late three-run lead against Broadway in Game 1 of the Rockingham County Baseball League championship series at James Madison University’s Eagle Field on Wednesday night and fell, 5-4, in walk-off fashion on a game-ending hit-by-pitch.

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NEW MARKET – Moments after piecing together his latest masterpiece from atop the mound at Rebel Park on Monday night, Darrell Thompson took the time to tidy up his workstation.

NEW MARKET – Broadway has been the best team in the Rockingham County Baseball League to this point in the 2020 season. Now the Bruins stand in the way of New Market’s bid for its first league championship.

This week we’ll cover a variety of subjects with short tactical tips to help improve your luck fishing or hunting. You may already know some of these but hopefully a few will help you catch more fish in the Shenandoah Valley’s lakes, rivers and streams or succeed more in pursuing the wide va…

Earlier this week, New Market had found late-game magic on back-to-back nights and built a 2-0 lead over Grottoes in their best-of-5 semifinal series. That lead is gone, and the two teams are set to meet in a winner-takes-all Game 5 tonight in New Market with a trip to the Rockingham County …

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Grottoes staved off elimination in the Rockingham County Baseball League playoffs on Wednesday night with a 5-2 road win in 11 innings over New Market at Rebel Park to force a Game 4 in their semifinal series.

I’ve been fortunate to fish for trout with dry flies on some of the top waters in the country, from the Bow River in Alberta to the Big Horn in Montana, from the Beaverkill in New York to the Hiwassee in Tennessee. Over those decades of angling, several hatches have stood out for providing s…

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A six-run eighth inning powered New Market to a 10-5 win at home over Grottoes in Game 1 of their best-of-5 semifinal series in Rockingham County Baseball League playoff action on Sunday night.