STEPHENS CITY – Hunter Entsminger wanted to settle on his college destination as soon as possible, provided he could find the right fit for the next stop in his baseball career. He’s found that fit before his junior year at Sherando High School could come to a close.

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…

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.

HARRISONBURG — As James Madison University made its playoff run to a Football Championship Subdivision national championship last season, Rashad Robinson could only stand and watch.

HARRISONBURG — James Madison University’s women’s basketball coach Sean O’Regan was as surprised as anyone when the Dukes were picked to win the Colonial Athletic Association this season by the CAA coaches.