The University of Pittsburgh’s football team is in first place in the Coastal Division of the Atlantic Coast Conference, and George Aston (Sherando ’14) has played a key role in the team’s success.

New Market third baseman Chase Suddith prepares to put a tag on Front Royal’s Alex Briggs as Briggs slides around him during third inning action Monday night at Bing Crosby Park. Briggs was safe on the play. Rich Cooley/DailyFront Royal’s Andrew Burden breaks up a potential double play ball …

Express shortstop Austin Thompson turns a double play as Staunton’s Hayden Leatherwood slides into second base during fifth inning action Thursday night in Strasburg. Rich Cooley/DailyAustin Thompson, right, is greeted at home plate after a fourth inning home run Thursday night against Staun…

Colton Harlow pitches in a game for James Madison University earlier this season. Harlow was drafted in the 30th round of the MLB Draft on Wednesday by the Colorado Rockies. Rich Cooley/Daily fileColton Harlow pitches for James Madison University in a contest earlier this season. The 2014 St…

WINCHESTER – Two powerhouse Division III baseball teams played a doubleheader on Saturday at Bridgeforth Field in Winchester. At the end of the day, Randolph-Macon College showed why it’s one of the top teams in the country.

JMU pitcher Colton Harlow fires a pitch. Rich Cooley/DailyJMU’s Conor Hartigan runs to third. Rich Cooley/DailyJMU’s Conor Hartigan waits on deck to bat during Friday’s game against Elon University. The local trio of Hartigan, Garrett Richards and Colton Harlow have been major contributors f…

WINCHESTER — Shenandoah University’s women’s basketball team christened the opening of the James R. Wilkins Jr. Athletics & Events Center on Wednesday night with the first-ever Shenandoah win.

HARRISONBURG — When James Madison University head football coach Mike Houston first took over the program two years ago he wanted the team to become more like North Dakota State University — and it has.

HARRISONBURG — With all coaching changes going on in college football lately, James Madison University players, fans and alumni can breathe a sigh of relief.  Mike Houston isn’t going anywhere.

HARRISONBURG — James Madison University had its entire starting secondary receive All-Colonial Athletic Conference honors this season. In last weekend’s playoff victory over Stony Brook, JMU’s secondary showed just how deserving their conference honors were.

HARRISONBURG — It hasn’t been the easiest season for James Madison University senior A.J. Bolden and the rest of the Dukes offensive line. But one drive in last weekend’s playoff victory over Stony Brook was a sign that the position group may be playing its best at the right time.

HARRISONBURG — When James Madison University senior John Miller suffered a game-ending injury against Stony Brook on Saturday, someone had to step up — and D’Angelo Amos did.