QUICKSBURG --Stonewall Jackson returns a strong nucleus of runners to both its boys and girls cross country teams and the Generals are optimistic for the upcoming season.
QUICKSBURG – Stonewall Jackson has a young squad this season but that isn’t stopping the team from having high expectations.
QUICKSBURG – With a strong nucleus of players returning from last season, Stonewall Jackson came into Monday’s first football practice full of excitement.
NEW MARKET – Christian Horner sees the looks.
WOODSTOCK – Mick Bocock knows there’s a virus going around the Valley Baseball League, as it does every year at this time, and he just wants to keep his team far away from it.
The high school football season is fast approaching and there are many changes in this year’s schedule. Due to the Virginia High School League realignment, there will be a lot of new match-ups in and out of the district.
FRONT ROYAL – For Scott and Drew McCormick, baseball has been in their blood since they were children.
NEW MARKET -- Before New Market played its 31st game of the Valley Baseball League season, head coach Matt Schaeffer tried to simplify the remainder of the schedule for his players.
WOODSTOCK — Offense has not been a problem for the Woodstock River Bandits all season.
FRONT ROYAL — Trey Fields has always enjoyed the challenge of being a pitcher and a hitter and he’s brought that dual role to the Valley Baseball League.
STRASBURG — Strasburg Express head coach Brock Moss got to do a little extra coaching this past weekend as he was the head coach of the North Division team in the Valley Baseball League All-Star game on Sunday.
STRASBURG — Tyler Johnson wasn’t planning on being in the Valley Baseball League’s Home Run Derby on Sunday. Just minutes before it began, one of the players decided not to participate and Johnson was happy to take the open spot.
WOODSTOCK — Sometimes a step back can give athletes a new perspective and that’s exactly what happened to Aidan Nagle.
FRONT ROYAL - The Front Royal Cardinals continue to look for consistency.
NEW MARKET – Jonah Seagears hadn’t batted in the leadoff spot in a long time, but this season for the New Market Rebels it’s been the perfect spot for him.
WOODSTOCK – Woodstock River Bandits head coach Mike Bocock said things are finally coming together for his team.
STRASBURG – Sonny DiChiara took a tough break and turned it into a new opportunity.
QUICKSBURG — Kylene Franklin is a three-sport standout.
NEW MARKET — New Market’s offense and pitching have been a little up and down throughout the season, but one steady component for the Rebels has been their defense.
WOODSTOCK — Anyone who has seen Kyle Clanton run knows that he is fast. But one of the other strong attributes for the Central senior is his competitiveness.
STRASBURG — Strasburg has won eight games in a row and they’ve been doing it in a variety of ways.
FRONT ROYAL – The Front Royal Cardinals have lost seven straight games but the team still has plenty of optimism for the rest of their season.
WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock River Bandits aren’t where they want to be yet, but head coach Mike Bocock is OK with that.
The MVD East Coast Rockherstyle National Senior Games Men’s 50 Plus Basketball team accomplished their mission.
STRASBURG – Things couldn’t be going much better for the Strasburg Express.
STRASBURG – New Market hasn’t gotten off to the start it wanted to this season, but head coach Matt Schaeffer is seeing some good signs from his Valley Baseball League squad.
One visit is all it took for Chase Hart to know where he belonged.
Class 3 All-State Softball
QUICKSBURG - It all started in Kathy Gangwer’s kindergarten class at Ashby Lee Elementary School 10 years ago.
QUICKSBURG -- Stonewall Jackson’s girls soccer team peaked at the right time this season.
QUICKSBURG — Devin Miller has played just one position for the last nine years and this year he played that position — center midfield — as well as he ever has.
QUICKSBURG — Matt Burgwald could see early on this season that some of his players did not have the right mindset.
WOODSTOCK – Central didn’t have quantity but it sure had quality this season on its boys and girls track squads.
WOODSTOCK – Kyle Clanton enjoys the most competitive of moments. When the most is at stake, he likes to rise up to the challenge.
Ty Waits, Sherando: The junior was 10th in the Class 4 800 (1:57.63). Waits helped lead Sherando to a tie for seventh place in the Class 4 state meet.
Class 1 All-State Baseball team
Sabrina Wilkins, Skyline: The junior was fourth in the Class 3 state meet in the 800 (2:22.30). Wilkins finished second in the Region 3B 800 (2:21.53).
WOODSTOCK – Tycara Scott had a record-breaking season for Central this year.
All-Region 1B Baseball team
Class 2 All-State Softball team
It’s been a busy week for Colton Harlow.
Class 2 All-State Baseball team
Class 3 All-State Baseball team
WOODSTOCK – Michelle Kim had another stellar girls tennis season but she had to work hard for her success.
WOODSTOCK – Central’s girls tennis team got stronger as the season went on.