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WOODSTOCK — Strasburg junior point guard Nyla Sperry admitted after Thursday’s win over Central that the Rams hadn’t played their best basketball last week, during which they dropped three straight games to fall below .500. They needed a get-right game, and they got one against their county rivals.

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WOODSTOCK — Skyline’s wrestling team continued to manhandle its early season competition on Wednesday night, as the Hawks romped through another quad at Central to remain perfect that the midway point of their pandemic-shortened regular season.

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WOODSTOCK — Skyline breezed through the competition on Tuesday night in a quad wrestling meet held at Central.

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WOODSTOCK — Central’s boys basketball team endured an up-and-down game offensively against Brentsville on Monday night, yet the Falcons still managed to hold off the visiting Tigers for a 49-43 district win to pick up their second victory in their first three games of the season.

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The COVID-19 pandemic has severely altered the high school wrestling season, but Central coach Dustin Thomas doesn’t think it will have much of an adverse effect on his foundation-building efforts in Year 1 with the Falcons.

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Strasburg’s girls basketball team improved to 2-0 on the season with a 54-42 Bull Run District victory over Rappahannock County on Wednesday in Washington, Virginia.

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FRONT ROYAL — Skyline boys basketball coach Harold Chunn said after Tuesday’s home game against Central that he’d cautioned his players beforehand not to overlook a Falcons squad that underwent a complete roster overhaul after last season’s state semifinal run, that the Falcons could very we…

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The Virginia High School League has backtracked on last week’s announcement that student-athletes in certain sports would be required to wear masks at all times during games and practices as a way to limit the spread of COVID-19.

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High school student-athletes in certain sports will be required to wear masks at all times, even during competition, according to an announcement from the Virginia High School League on Thursday night.

Count Central girls basketball coach Bryan Scott among those who felt fortunate to simply have the opportunity to step onto a basketball court in an official capacity on Monday afternoon.

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When Gov. Ralph Northam announced tighter restrictions last month in response to the rise in COVID-19 numbers that imposed a 25-spectator maximum on upcoming high school sporting events, athletic directors were sent scrambling trying to figure out how they would determine who would be allowe…

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While some neighboring public school divisions have opted to delay or outright cancel their high school winter sports seasons as cases of COVID-19 continue to surge, Shenandoah and Warren County Public Schools divisions remain committed to starting athletic competition this month.

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The high school sports season is scheduled to start Dec. 21, but due to Gov. Ralph Northam’s latest guidelines on COVID-19, only 25 spectators will be allowed at each game. That has area schools scrambling to figure out ways to broadcast games to local fans.

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The Virginia High School League is looking into the possibility of changing the number of classifications starting with the 2023-2024 high school season.

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This week marks the end of our Flashback Friday series, in which we took a look back at historical football teams from the five public high schools in Shenandoah and Warren counties. To conclude the series, we’ll shift gears from our glimpse into the past and instead look ahead to what is (h…