Athletes, coaches and athletic directors around the area are all still trying to process the news from Monday that there will be no spring sports this season. A season was ripped away from everyone due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now the question remains when will anyone be able to participate…

WOODSTOCK – On March 9, a week before the 2020 high school softball season was originally scheduled to begin, Central head coach Scott Mongold could only list three players whose positions were solidified enough for him to jot their names down on the lineup card in pen.

SALEM -- Central thrived all season on running its offense through 6-foot-8 junior Dominic Strother on the interior and letting the rest of the team work off of him. A Cave Spring squad with its own stash of more-than-capable big men forced the Falcons into a different look in Tuesday night’…

SALEM -- Central’s boys basketball team stood toe-to-toe with -- and even outscored -- Cave Spring for the final 22 minutes of Tuesday’s Class 3 state semifinal game. But for the first 10 minutes, Cave Spring was the superior team.

WOODSTOCK -- Central lost a strong group from last year’s boys soccer squad, but with a solid group of returners and some new faces the team has good reason to be optimistic this season.

WOODSTOCK -- Central’s boys basketball team found some magic in the Class 3 state quarterfinals on Friday, as Kelan Hoover’s bucket and free throw with 15 seconds left lifted the Falcons to a 46-45 victory over Petersburg in a thriller at Strasburg High School. The next stop on Central’s que…

STRASBURG — It was fitting that Kelan Hoover’s free throw with 15.3 seconds left was the decisive shot in Friday’s Class 3 boys basketball state semifinal game between Central and Petersburg.

SALEM -- Skyline’s wrestling team went into the Virginia High School League Class 3 State Championships with aspirations of winning the program’s first state title. Instead, heavyweights New Kent and Christiansburg once again flexed their muscles.