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Communication key for Wildcats in state quarterfinal victory

Local Sports

FRONT ROYAL - Warren County volleyball coach Dorinda Robinson has been waiting all season to see her team communicate the way it did Friday night. The Wildcats talked and worked well together from start to finish in a 3-0 (25-12, 25-13, 25-13) victory over Southampton in the Class 3 state ...

Shenandoah tops W&L in overtime in season finale

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LEXINGTON -- Shenandoah University’s football team ended a season on a winning note for the first time since 2013 with a 27-24 overtime win at Washington and Lee on Saturday. The Hornets (5-5, 3-4 Old Dominion Athletic Conference), who trailed 21-6 in the fourth quarter, rallied behind a ...

Rec League Results: Nov. 8

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Shenandoah County Parks and Recreation Department Men's basketball Division 1/2 Standings: Cooper 1-0; Copperheads 1-0; NVB 1-0; Drycleaners 1-0; Wiseley Law 0-0; Raptors 0-1; Thomas Family Dentistry 0-1; MOJO 0-1; Brian Doman, Realtor 0-1. Division 3/4 standings: Mt. View Lanes 1-0; ...

Shenandoah men want to bring a more fast-paced style to the court

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WINCHESTER -- Shenandoah University’s men’s basketball team was bound to have to alter its playing style. That’s often the case when teams experience the amount of roster turnover that the Hornets went through heading into the 2018-19 season. SU, in Year 2 of a rebuild under head coach ...

Hornets aim to buck trend against W&L in last game of the season

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WINCHESTER – It’s become a tradition that Shenandoah University’s football team closes out its season against Washington and Lee. It’s not a tradition that conjures up many fond memories for the Hornets. SU is 1-5 against the Generals since joining the Old Dominion Athletic Conference ...

Hotek places sixth in Class 3 girls state cross country race

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THE PLAINS - Skyline’s Carrie Hotek and Sabrina Wilkins couldn’t have asked for a much better way to end their season. The pair both finished inside the Top 10 at the Cross County State Championships held at Great Meadow on Friday. Hotek, a senior, was sixth while Wilkins, a junior, ...

Rams finish third in Class 2 boys state championships

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THE PLAINS - Strasburg’s young squad wasn’t sure what to expect of its first trip in a few years to states. On Friday, they were pleasantly surprised when they finished third in the Cross Country State Championships. The Rams, with no seniors, finished third with 107 points in the Class ...

Sayre a ‘bundle of light’ on volleyball court for Wildcats

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FRONT ROYAL – It’s often a critical component of any team – the teammate with the infectious personality, the one who’s always smiling and can pull the rest of the team out of any doom-and-gloom scenario with an aura of calming stability. For Warren County’s volleyball team, senior ...

Prep scores: Nov. 9

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Thursday's results Football Region 1B Quarterfinals Altavista 47, Stonewall Jackson 29 Individual leaders: Stonewall Jackson: Logan Ritchie 173 yards rushing, 1 TD; Austin Ritchie 143 yards rushing, 3 TD's.

2018 Class 3 All-Northwestern District Football Team

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Offensive Player of the Year: Daron Colbert, Culpeper County Defensive Player of the Year: Conner Sides, Brentsville District Coach of the Year: Ken Wakefield, Culpeper County First Team Offense Pos. Name School Year QB Bryce Post Warren County So. OL Tristen Craighead Brentsville ...

Prep scores: Nov. 10

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Saturday's results Boys Cross Country State Championships at Great Meadow, The Plains Class 4 Team results: 1. Loudoun Valley 16, 2. Midlothian 97, 3. Blacksburg 105, 4. Fauquier 156, 5. Jefferson Forest 175, 6. Jamestown 184, 7. Grafton 205, 8. Louisa 209, 9. Lafayette 209, 10. Dominion ...

Recreation News & Events: Nov. 8

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The following are some of the area recreational events that are being held:   Turkey Trot Page County Public Schools and Page Alliance for Community Action will hold its annual Turkey Trot 5K and 1K Nov. 17 at Hawksbill Greenway at the Mechanic Street parking lot in Luray. This ...

Generals excited to face Cavaliers in playoffs

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QUICKSBURG - Stonewall Jackson is looking to make the most of its playoff opportunity. Despite a 0-10 regular season, the fifth-seeded Generals will be playing at No. 4 seed Altavista in the Region 1B football quarterfinals tonight. The game was moved from Friday to today due to the ...

On Campus Notebook: Aston making big impact at Pittsburgh

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The University of Pittsburgh’s football team is in first place in the Coastal Division of the Atlantic Coast Conference, and George Aston (Sherando ’14) has played a key role in the team’s success. His individual statistical numbers may not show it, but the redshirt senior fullback has ...

Craig Murto: Memorable road trips

Outdoors

Race trips can be memorable for a lot of reasons, and often the most memorable incidents aren’t associated with any particular on-track action. Like the time Wendell Scott played with my brothers and me in Danville as if he were going to drag race us at a stoplight as we traveled through ...

Wildcats win second straight regional volleyball title

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FRONT ROYAL – Cross another item off the Warren County volleyball team’s to-do list. The Wildcats, last season’s VHSL Class 3 state runner-up, entered the 2018 season trying to match their historic campaign and then some, and on Tuesday night they took another step toward that goal by ...

Skyline’s Hotek enjoying stellar senior season

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FRONT ROYAL – In the past, Carrie Hotek liked to train and run all the time. This season the Skyline cross country senior has realized that sometimes it's OK to take a day off. The new mentality has paid big dividends for Hotek and the Hawks this season. "I've been training hard, but ...

All-Shenandoah District Football Team

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All-Shenandoah District Football Team Offensive Player of the Year: J'wan Evans, East Rockingham Defensive Player of the Year: Blake Smith, Riverheads Coach of the Year: Donnie Coleman, East Rockingham Offense First team Pos. Player School Year C Gage ...