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Prep scores: March 24

Friday’s results Baseball Panthers 3, Rams 2 Page County 000 201 0—3 8 2 Strasburg 000 010 0— 2 7 4 P: Cave and Day. S: Bowers and Keller. WP — Cave. LP — Bowers. Records: Page County: 2-2; Strasburg: 2-1. Generals 7, Falcons 2 (Game 1; 5 innings) Stonewall Jackson 000 ...

Group 2A VHSL All-State Girls Basketball team

Group 2A VHSL All-State Girls Basketball team Player of the Year: Sophie Mullins, Central-Wise Coach of the Year: Robin Dotson, Central-Wise First team Player School Year Sophie Mullins Central-Wise Sr. Micaila Coleman Nottoway Sr. Bailey Frazier Ridgeview So. Abi Belshan Floyd ...

Apple Blossom golf tourney no longer a Pro-Am

The Apple Blossom golf tournament will no longer be a Pro-Am. It was announced late last week that the tournament will be an amateurs tournament. It will now be called the Virginia National Bank Golf Classic Tournament. "Most of it is just to get the amateurs, local amateurs, region ...

Warriors stay undefeated with win over Hubs

STEPHENS CITY -- Sherando used solid pitching, defense base-running and some quality at-bats to remain undefeated Thursday. The Warriors knocked off North Hagerstown (Md.), 11-1, in non-district baseball action. The game was halted in the sixth inning due to the 10-run mercy rule. "We ...

Patriots, Warriors fight to a draw

STEPHENS CITY – Shenandoah Valley Christian Academy’s girls soccer team had a chance Thursday to go two-for-two against public high schools this week when the Patriots made the short trip across town to take on Sherando. The final result, SVCA sophomore Sarah Max said afterward, was ...

Prep scores: March 23

Thursday's scores Baseball Warriors 11, Hubs 1, 6 innings North Hagerstown 000 100 --1 4 3 Sherando 312 122--11 6 0 N: Atkins, Brinkley (3) Eyler (5) and Neal, Anderson (3). S: Usa, Rouse (5) and Entsminger. WP -- Usa (1-0). LP -- Atkins (0-1). Softball Warriors 16, Hubs ...

Recreation Calendar

The following are some of the area recreational events that are being held: Parks/Rec Warren County Parks and Recreation will offer two volleyball programs for children 4-16 at the Warren County Health and Human Services Gym. • Ages 4-8 will meet 6-7 p.m. starting today. • Ages 9-12 ...

Craig Murto: Local ovals get green flag

Local oval tracks, both dirt and paved, soon wave the green flag on their 2017 racing seasons. The biggest race this weekend in the region is at Dominion Raceway in Thornburg, just off Interstate 95. The Championship Auto Racing Series (CARS) Tour competes Saturday afternoon. Spectator gates ...

Hawks rally past Dragons in softball

FRONT ROYAL -- Skyline has had a flair for the dramatic to start its girls' softball season. The Hawks rallied from a six-run deficit and pulled out a 9-7 Conference 28 victory over William Monroe on Wednesday night. On Monday, the Hawks topped Central in 15 innings. "One thing about ...

Ritter’s walk-off single lifts Skyline over William Monroe

FRONT ROYAL – Skyline High School’s baseball team had a chance Wednesday to see how it matched up early in the season against one of the traditional powers in Conference 28 when the Hawks hosted William Monroe, last season’s Group 3A state runner-up. Quite well, as it turns ...

Prep scores: March 22

Wednesday’s scores Baseball Hawks 4, Green Dragons 3 William Monroe 010 002 0 - 3 1 2 Skyline 000 102 1 - 4 6 4 WM: Tate, Slaughter (4), Coyle (6) and Sexton. S: Sisk, Harris (5), Cross (7) and Kandrick. WP - Cross (1-0); LP - Coyle. Records: Skyline 2-0; William Monroe ...

Knapp scores twice as Rams hold off Hawks

FRONT ROYAL – Jacob Knapp scored just five goals for Strasburg High School’s boys soccer team last season while missing a large chunk of the campaign with a broken foot. After just one game in 2017, the Rams junior is on pace to shatter that mark. Knapp scored two goals and assisted on ...

Hawks top Falcons in baseball season opener

WOODSTOCK -- Skyline has an experienced team this season, while Central has some inexperience. It showed on Monday night when the two baseball teams squared off. The Hawks took advantage of five Central errors and held on for a 7-4 non-district victory. It was the season opener for both ...

Hawks outlast Falcons in softball opener

WOODSTOCK – Feisty Skyline High School batted around in the top of the 15th inning Friday night to take a hard-fought 4-0 victory over state runnerup Central in the first softball game for both teams this season. Pitchers Tamara Grayson of the Hawks and first-year starter Kristina Stead of ...

Shenandoah baseball earns nation’s top ranking in latest poll

Shenandoah University’s baseball team is the nation’s top-ranked squad in the most recent D3baseball.com/NCBWA Top 25 poll released Tuesday morning by the website. It's the Hornets’ first No. 1 ranking since they held the nation’s top spot in the poll for four straight weeks in ...

Wildcats stumble in softball opener against Riverside

FRONT ROYAL – Warren County High School’s girls softball team opened up its season against visiting Riverside Tuesday night. The Wildcats likely left their home field wishing they could restart the 2017 campaign. Riverside freshman pitcher Bella Radican came within a strike of firing a ...

Generals playoff win carries over to new season

NEW MARKET -- Stonewall Jackson's baseball team ended last season on a positive note after winning a playoff game for the first time in years. On Tuesday, the Generals picked up where they left off. The Generals used a balanced hitting attack and solid pitching to ease past Rappahannock ...

Prep scores: March 21

Tuesday’s results Baseball Generals 9, Panthers 4 Rappahannock County 200 100 1 – 4 6 3 Stonewall Jackson 233 010 0 – 9 9 2 R: Murphy, Midkiff (5) and Barnes. S: Dotson, Ritchie (5), Estep (6) and Moomaw. WP – Dotson (1-0). LP – Murphy (0-1). Rams 10, Yellow Jackets ...

Gerald Almy: Three tactics for spring crappies

Slipping silently up to flooded brush pile, we cast our jigs towards the cover, counted down three seconds and turned our spinning reel handles. First one, then the other rod bowed deep as my friend and I connected on a double with fat crappies from southern Virginia’s Kerr Lake (also ...

Local schools to take second shot at start of spring sports season

The storm that dropped several inches of snow across the area last Monday and Tuesday wiped out the first week of spring sports for local high schools, leaving athletic directors scrambling to reschedule games before the season even got underway and spoiling the debut of several new head ...