Massanutten Military Academy Post Graduate basketball coach Chad Myers talks with team members during practice on Tuesday in Woodstock. Rich Cooley/DailyMassanutten Military Academy’s Connor Withers tries to dribble between Brandon Suggs, left, and Jarvis Vaughan, right, during practice on T…

WOODSTOCK – Gus Okafor’s pursuit of an NCAA Division I basketball scholarship was a lesson in patience for the Massanutten Military Academy postgraduate guard/forward. Last month he finally got the offer that he’d been hunting, and he’s made his college destination official.

WOODSTOCK – Massanutten Military Academy holds a Founder’s Day Weekend and the traditional homecoming celebration, but there hasn’t been much incentive for the school’s postgraduate basketball players to return to the small boarding school after their departure. Colonels head coach Chad Myer…

Massanutten Military Academy’s Isaiah Salter collides with Fork Union’s James Taylor as Taylor tries to regain possession on a steal attempt during first half action Thursday night in Woodstock. Rich Cooley/DailyMMA’s Gus Okafor goes up under the basket to score against Fork Union’s JP Corse…

Massanutten Military Academy’s Tyrese Martin floats through the lane to score during first half action Wednesday night against Beckley Prep Academy in Woodstock. Rich Cooley/DailyMMA’s Gus Okafor goes up for a dunk over Beckley Prep Academy’s Jonny Bowers during first half action Wednesday n…

Massanutten Military Academy postgraduate basketball coach Chad Myers gives instructions to his team as guard Rasir Bolton, right, looks on during a practice session this week in Woodstock. Rich Cooley/DailyMahamadou Diawara dunks the ball during a practice session at MMA this week in Woodst…

Chad Myers, coach of Massanuttten Military Academy’s basketball team, comes off the bench after an official’s call during a contest against Fork Union in January. Rich Cooley/DailyMassanutten Military Academy prep basketball coach Chad Myers, left, greets Frank Mason III as he returned to th…

WOODSTOCK – Greg Jones first visited Woodstock in 1992, at which time he was recruiting former Central High School basketball standout Greg Gibson for a semi-professional league in Australia and wanted to meet with then-Falcons coach Jerry Walters. The 65-year-old Aussie, who formed a fast f…

WOODSTOCK – Kendrick Tucker’s year of prep basketball at Massanutten Military Academy this past season got off to a rocky start when he suffered an injury during a preseason practice that sidelined him for three months. But the coaching staff at Wingate University stuck with the Roanoke native.

WOODSTOCK – Central High School track and field coach Rick Lytton said following Wednesday evening’s Shenandoah County track and field meet that sophomore Kyle Clanton still has some work to do to realize his true potential as a sprinter and a jumper for the Falcons. That’s certainly saying …

WOODSTOCK – A year ago Charles Falden had to sit back and watch some of his L.C. Bird High School basketball teammates take the next step in their playing careers by signing on to various colleges, as uncertainty surrounding Falden’s academic eligibility hamstrung his own ability to garner s…

WOODSTOCK – Shortly after Chad Myers returned to Massanutten Military Academy to coach the Colonels’ postgraduate boys basketball team last April, he joked that the team’s first order of business was to win a national championship.

Former Massanutten Military Academy postgraduate basketball standout and University of Kansas senior point guard Frank Mason III was unanimously voted the Big 12 Conference Player of the Year, the conference announced Sunday.