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Generals making big improvements this season in boys soccer

QUICKSBURG - Stonewall Jackson’s boys soccer program has made big strides this season. The last few years the team has struggled to pick up victories, but this year they have eight wins and have earned the top spot in the Region 1B tournament. Stonewall Jackson senior Juan Arrocena-Jacuinde ...

Prep scores: May 19

Saturday’s results Boys track and field Class 4 Northwestern District Championships At James Wood Team results: 1. Fauquier 155, 2. Handley 150, 3. James Wood 99, 4. Sherando 86, 5. Millbrook 53, 6. Liberty 33, 7. Kettle Run 25. Individual results: High jump: 1. Causey (H) 6-00, 2 tie. ...

Warriors overcome weather, knock off Eagles in tourney quarterfinals

WINCHESTER - Sherando’s boys soccer team did just what it needed to on Friday. In a steady rain, the third-seeded Warriors persevered with a 4-2 victory over sixth-seeded Liberty in the Northwestern District tournament quarterfinals. The game was held at Shenandoah University due to the ...

Freshmen Hunter, Lincoln spark Sherando past Fauquier

WINCHESTER - Sherando has received big contributions from its freshmen all season and that trend continued Friday. Sherando freshmen Kendall Lincoln and Julia Hunter each scored a first-half goal to lead the second-seeded Warriors to a 5-0 win over seventh-seeded Fauquier in the Northwestern ...

Boys soccer teams ready for tournament play

District tournaments are scheduled to begin today and many of the boys soccer teams will be facing an uphill climb if they want to win a tourney title. Strasburg is the No. 5 seed in the Bull Run District tournament and has to play at fourth-seeded Madison County on Monday at 4 p.m. in the ...

Generals excited for girls soccer tourney

Stonewall Jackson’s girls soccer team had to wait almost a week to find out its destiny, and now they have more work to do to earn a regional berth. Stuarts Draft’s win over Robert E. Lee on Wednesday clinched the top-seed in the Shenandoah District tournament and an automatic regional ...

Youth helping Hawks have more success in girls soccer

FRONT ROYAL - Skyline’s girls soccer program has been given a lift this season by a group of talented freshmen. The Hawks have five freshmen on the team, many of whom have made a real impact on the squad. Freshman Kaitlin Cramer said that it took a while for all of the freshmen to get ...

Central baseball in prime position with top seed in Bull Run tournament

Central baseball coach Sean Semones said on Tuesday night that, as far as record and statistics go, the Falcons’ 2018 squad is “probably the best team we’ve ever had.” A spectacular regular season has landed the Falcons in prime position to carry that success into the ...

Sherando ‘playing a good brand of softball’ heading into district tourney

Momentum can play a big part in playoff success, and Sherando’s softball team appears to have gained some of it as the Warriors head into the Class 4 Northwestern District tournament. Sherando, the tournament’s fourth seed, won four of its final five games to close out the regular season, ...

Prep scores: May 18

Friday’s results Boys soccer Northwestern District tournament Quarterfinals Sherando 4, Liberty 2 Girls soccer Northwestern District tournament Quarterfinals Sherando 5, Fauquier 0 Boys tennis Region 2B tournament Semifinals Wilson Memorial 6, Central 0 Girls ...

Hornets edge Marietta in opening game of NCAA regional

Shenandoah University’s baseball team opened the NCAA Division III playoffs with a 3-2 win over Marietta (Ohio) College in the first game of the Adrian (Michigan) Regional on Thursday morning. The victory moves the Hornets, ranked 16th in the latest D3baseball.com/NCBWA poll, into a 4:30 ...

A simple, aggressive approach has Warren County thriving at the plate

FRONT ROYAL – Warren County’s softball team has beat up on opposing pitchers this season, and the methodology behind the Wildcats’ success at the plate contains very few bells and whistles. Prior to each game, head coach Ted McDaniel offers a message to his hitters – if the first ...

Generals’ Neff earns three individual all-district track and field medals

ELKTON – Destiny Neff entered Wednesday’s Shenandoah District Girls Track and Field Championships at East Rockingham High School hoping to set a couple personal records and place in every event she competed in. The Stonewall Jackson senior came up short on both counts, but Neff still ...

Craig Murto: Harvick on championship pace

Kevin Harvick is a good bet to win the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup 2018 championship. Following his victory Saturday night in Kansas, Harvick has driven his Ford to five wins in the first 12 races. The last driver to do that was Jeff Gordon, and he won the title that year. Besides his personal ...

Rams showing steady improvement this season

STRASBURG - Strasburg’s girls soccer team may not be earning a lot of wins this season, but there’s no doubt they are earning respect. The Rams (2-13-1, 1-9 Bull Run) have struggled for victories for a number of years, but this season they have put up a strong fight against all of the ...

Falcons trying to overcome injuries late in season

Central’s girls soccer team has had to battle plenty of adversity this season. The Falcons have not only played a tough schedule, but they have had to deal with numerous injuries to key players. Central coach Kim Dellinger said the injuries had given other players a chance to step ...

Prep scores: May 16

Wednesday’s results Girls soccer Central 4, Strasburg 2 Central leaders: Philpott 3 goals, 1 assist; Cook 1 goal, 1 assist; G. Dellinger 2 assists; Herbaugh 14 saves. Boys track and field Shenandoah District Championships At East Rockingham High School Team scores: 1. Wilson ...

Versatility key for Strasburg’s Davis

STRASBURG - Grace Davis is a fast learner. The Strasburg senior hasn't had much time to learn a few new events she is performing in this season, but she has already enjoyed a lot of success in them. Davis started doing the 100-meter hurdles and 300-meter hurdles just a few weeks ago and ...