New Market’s recent playoff struggles continued on Sunday.
The Virginia High School League’s alignment committee has approved Central High School’s request to move back down a classification as part of a series of mid-cycle adjustments, the league announced on Thursday afternoon.
New Market used a six-run eighth inning to pull out a 13-7 victory over Elkton on Monday night in Rockingham County Baseball League action.
With Monday’s decision by the Virginia High School League to push the sports year back to December, athletic directors can move forward with trying to figure out how things will work. However, there are still a lot of questions that will need to be answered before sports can start.
New Market fell on the road to Broadway, 12-2, on Sunday in Rockingham County Baseball League action.
The Virginia High School League Executive Committee on Monday morning adopted a reopening plan for high school athletics that delays the start date for all sports until mid-December and condenses the fall, winter and spring seasons.
The Virginia High School League’s decision Monday to push sports back to December wasn’t a surprise to area athletic directors.
The Virginia High School League Executive Committee will meet this morning to decide what to do with high school sports in the fall.
High school athletic offseason workouts resumed over the last two weeks throughout the area and so far things have been running smoothly.
The Virginia High School League will vote on Monday to make a decision about fall sports. One of the three options is to flip fall and spring sports.
Though hardly a shocking revelation for coaches, players and fans, Wednesday’s news that high school football almost surely won’t happen in Virginia this fall is a disappointing reality for those invested in the sport.
Virginia High School League Executive Director Billy Haun unveiled three models for reopening high school activities in the state during a special-called Executive Committee meeting on Wednesday morning, giving member schools their first real glimpse at the potential landscape of high school…
Central head football coach Mike Yew said on Monday evening that it “almost felt like there was a small sense of normalcy to our being again.”
The Virginia High School League’s Executive Committee is scheduled to meet to discuss fall sports this morning, and though a final decision on whether or not to hold a fall season during the COVID-19 pandemic likely won’t be made, local athletic directors and coaches are hoping the meeting a…
Central High School administrators have filed an appeal with the Virginia High School League to move the school back down to Class 2 for the final two years of the current alignment cycle that ends following the 2022-23 academic year.
New Market Shockers head coach Nolan Potts believed going into the season that pitching would be his team's strong suit and through three games that has proven true.
Some local high school athletes will be back at their schools next week to resume offseason workouts.
Central may be on the move again.
High school sports are on hold for at least a little while longer.
The New Market Shockers started their Rockingham County Baseball league season off with a 5-3 victory over Elkton on Saturday night at Rebel Park in New Market.
The Virginia High School League announced Thursday that fall schedules for athletics and activities will be delayed.
There likely will be no decision about fall sports today at the Virginia High School League’s Executive Committee meeting but there will be plenty to discuss.
It is undecided as to exactly when high school athletes will start offseason workouts, though athletic directors in Shenandoah and Warren county schools are hopeful they can be back as soon as July 6.
Central football head coach Mike Yew is trying to not look too far ahead, while also trying to keep his players engaged in doing workouts during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Virginia High School League announced on Thursday that it is reinstating out-of-season practice activities.
The New Market Rebels, of the Valley Baseball League, may not be playing at Rebel Park but there will be baseball there this summer.
Dominic Strother will be leaving the area but he will still be in Woodstock.
The Shenandoah Swim League announced on Thursday that the summer swim season has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Central’s four seniors were all part of the girls tennis program going from the bottom to the top.
The Virginia High School League sent out a news release Tuesday stating that it is working on plans to possibly have fall athletics and activities in the upcoming season.
Some of the seniors on Central’s track and field team are longtime members who have spent their entire high school careers with the program. Others were late arrivals who opted to pick up the sport as they progressed toward the end of their time as high school student-athletes.
Central’s six girls soccer seniors have left a definite mark on the program.
The Virginia High School League Executive Committee voted Thursday to cancel all spring sports activities for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
If there was one thing that stood out to Central’s softball seniors above all else during the time they spent with the program, it’s the bond they shared with their teammates.
Adam Dirting, Elijah Del Junco and Chase Rimel were more than just Central's top three in its boys tennis lineup.
Central's four seniors on the boys soccer team each played a special role in the success of the team the last few years.
The Major League Baseball season may be on hold, but Brea Hinegardner still has plenty to do for the Minnesota Twins.
Camaraderie was a common theme among several of Central’s baseball seniors when they spoke last week of their experiences on the diamond over the past few years.
A trio of local athletes was named to the all-state basketball teams on Tuesday.
Class 3 All-State Boys Basketball team
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