WOODSTOCK — For the past three football seasons, Kelan Hoover was looking up to fellow quarterback Zeb Dyer on Central’s depth chart. Hoover, now a senior, is getting his shot as the starting signal-caller for the Falcons’ offense in 2019.
WINCHESTER – It was an easy decision for all parties involved.
FRONT ROYAL – Though 2019 marks Dustin Thomas’ first season as Central’s golf coach, he can already tell the Falcons are on track to improve from their 2018 season.
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 …
WOODSTOCK – The faces aren’t necessarily unfamiliar, but Central’s football team will have a decidedly different look in 2019.
The high school football season is fast approaching and there are many changes in this year’s schedule. Due to the Virginia High School League realignment, there will be a lot of new match-ups in and out of the district.
Central and Strasburg high schools saw a pair of long-tenured boys soccer coaches depart, while Stonewall Jackson Athletic Director Mike Lenox had to fill five varsity head coaching vacancies as part of the coaching turnover between the 2018-19 and 2019-20 school years.
In an ideal world, Skyline Athletic Director Bill Cupp would have the Class 3 Northwestern District hold tournaments in all its team sports, from which a specified number of teams would emerge and advance to the Virginia High School League’s Region 3B tournament.
WOODSTOCK — Anyone who has seen Kyle Clanton run knows that he is fast. But one of the other strong attributes for the Central senior is his competitiveness.
WOODSTOCK – Central didn’t have quantity but it sure had quality this season on its boys and girls track squads.
WOODSTOCK – Kyle Clanton enjoys the most competitive of moments. When the most is at stake, he likes to rise up to the challenge.
Ty Waits, Sherando: The junior was 10th in the Class 4 800 (1:57.63). Waits helped lead Sherando to a tie for seventh place in the Class 4 state meet.
Sabrina Wilkins, Skyline: The junior was fourth in the Class 3 state meet in the 800 (2:22.30). Wilkins finished second in the Region 3B 800 (2:21.53).
WOODSTOCK – Tycara Scott had a record-breaking season for Central this year.
Class 2 All-State Softball team
Class 2 All-State Baseball team
WOODSTOCK – Michelle Kim had another stellar girls tennis season but she had to work hard for her success.
WOODSTOCK – Central’s girls tennis team got stronger as the season went on.
RADFORD — Central’s Michelle Kim started off slow on Thursday, and despite a strong second set, came up a little short.
All-Region 2B Boys Soccer team
All-Region 2B team
All-Region 2B Baseball team
All-Region 2B Girls Soccer
ELKTON -- Tycara Scott finished her high school career with a solid performance on Saturday.
ELKTON -- With the last race of his high school career hanging in the balance, Kyle Clanton knew he had to finish strong -- and he did.
WOODSTOCK – Central’s girls tennis program is in the state tournament for the first time in 20 years, and on Friday the team made the most of it.
WOODSTOCK — Central put up a strong fight but came up short on Monday afternoon.
Boys track and field
ELKTON — Strasburg’s Kyierra Ashby came tantalizingly close to qualifying for the Class 2 State Track and Field Championships a year ago, and achieving that feat was at the top of her list of goals heading into her junior season. As it turns out, Ashby figures to be pretty busy when she retu…
ELKTON — Moments after completing his race in the boys 200-meter dash at the Region 2B Track and Field Championships at East Rockingham on Wednesday afternoon, Central senior Kyle Clanton, bent over with his hands on his knees, said through panting breaths and a grin, “Whew, had to make a li…
WOODSTOCK – Central’s boys soccer team could’ve made it four straight trips to the Bull Run District tournament championship game and added a home game to their schedule in the upcoming Region 2B tournament. Clarke County spoiled the Falcons’ quest for both of those achievements on Tuesday evening.