Boys Basketball Player of the Year
With the spring sports season being canceled by the Virginia High School League due to the COVID-19 pandemic on Monday athletic departments around the state may have taken a hit.
Two years ago, the biggest knock on Dominic Strother was that Central forward was at times not aggressive enough on the basketball court, a part of his game he corrected – with great results – during a stellar sophomore season last winter. Firmly entrenched as the Falcons’ star heading into …
Central boys basketball coach Jeff Whittle and his staff knew even before the season started that the Falcons had the potential to do some big things on the court this past winter.
All across the state, high school seniors were hit earlier this week with the realization that their final season of spring sports wasn’t going to happen. On the other end of the spectrum, first-year head coaches saw their debuts with their new teams derailed by the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak.
Girls Basketball All-Area Team
Girls Basketball Player of the Year
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…
Wrestler of the Year
The Virginia High School League announced on Tuesday evening that any decision on the possibility of spring sports being played during the summer has been put on hold until May.
Girls Swimmer of the Year
The news left Central athletic Director Justin Broughman sick to his stomach.
Boys Swimmer of the Year
Bekah Ansbro is hoping her final year of softball gets a reprieve.
The spring sports schedule continues to get pushed back further and further.
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 returns a good bulk of its girls soccer team from last season, but with a move up in classification the team is being cautiously optimistic.
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…
Player of the Year: Martha Apple, William Monroe
Player of the Year: Dominic Strother, Central
Player of the Year: Martha Apple, William Monroe
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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.
STRASBURG — Central boys basketball coach Jeff Whittle said the Falcons have been in a few situations this season where they were down and had to dig themselves out of a tough spot. Never was the situation as dire as it was on Friday night.
WOODSTOCK -- Central’s boys basketball team talked most of the season about reaching the state tournament. The Falcons are finally there.
WOODSTOCK -- Kelan Hoover’s senior year at Central, from an athletic standpoint, has so far followed a specific trend.
Central High School’s win in Saturday’s Region 3B boys basketball tournament championship game has been marred by allegations of a racial slur and gestures made by a player and fans.
Many local athletes competed and had success in this past weekend's Old Dominion Athletic Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships held in Roanoke.
WOODSTOCK -- Central’s boys basketball team had little time to prepare for Armstrong ahead of the teams’ clash in the Region 3B tournament championship game on Saturday evening.
WOODSTOCK -- Central’s boys basketball team added a regional title to its spot in the school’s trophy case for the first time in 40 years on Saturday.
WOODSTOCK — Basketball is a game of runs and that was on full display Thursday night.
WOODSTOCK -- If defense does indeed win championships, Central’s boys basketball team could end up with some hardware this postseason if it continues to play like it did in Tuesday’s Region 3B quarterfinal game against James Monroe.
FRONT ROYAL -- Bryan Scott's wallet was a little lighter on Friday night but he was perfectly fine with it.
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.