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Errors prove costly for Sherando in softball loss

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STEPHENS CITY – Sherando has struggled with its defense this season, and on Thursday it cost them a key Conference 21 game. Sherando made four errors, which helped give James Wood a 6-5 softball victory. "Our defense is the achilles' heel right now and it showed up in the game," ...

Warren County girls score first goal, tie Central

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FRONT ROYAL – Warren County High School's girls' soccer team scored its first goal of the season, but it was not enough as the Wildcats tied Central High's team 1-all in two overtimes in Bull Run District action. "They just had it tonight, I don't know what 'it' is, but we had it. I could ...

Prep scores: April 13

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Thursday's scores Baseball Wildcats 2, Falcons 0 Central 000 000 0--0 2 1 Warren County 001 010 x--2 5 1 C: Rice, Baker (4) and Marston. W: Ford and R. Dodson. WP -- Ford. LP -- Rice. Leaders: Central: Gus Wightman 1-for-2; Sam Shifflett 1-for-3. Warren County: Ronnie Dodson ...

Mistakes continue to plague Rams in extra-inning loss to Madison

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STRASBURG – Too many errors and too few timely hits have plagued Strasburg High School’s baseball team for most of the season. Those two issues burned the Rams again on Thursday night. Strasburg blew a two-run lead in the top of the seventh inning against visiting Madison County behind a ...

Two MMA postgrad hoops players solidify college futures

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WOODSTOCK – Kasper Christiansen, a native of Copenhagen, Denmark, came to the United States two years ago chasing a basketball dream. He’s taking the next step in his journey this week. Christiansen, who spent this past season playing for Massanutten Military Academy’s postgraduate ...

Central’s Scott signs to play basketball at Concord

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WOODSTOCK – Following a stellar four years at Central High School, senior Tamra Scott will continue her basketball career at the collegiate level. Scott, the Falcons’ second all-time leading scorer, made her college destination official Wednesday morning by signing her letter of intent ...

Craig Murto: Teen driver Diaz has talent

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Mason Diaz will probably always find something to race, especially if he continues to win. The 16-year-old high school junior from Manassas just won his first NASCAR Late Model Stock Car feature at North Carolina's Southern National Motorsports Park. But it's not the first time he's been ...

Generals show improvement in victory over Panthers

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NEW MARKET --Every team wants to improve throughout the season. On Wednesday, Stonewall Jackson's girls tennis team showed just how much they've improved. The Generals defeated Page County, 5-4, in Shenandoah District action at New Market Park. When the two teams met earlier this ...

Warriors hold off Colonels behind six-run fourth inning

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WINCHESTER – For the second time in as many nights, Sherando High School’s baseball team used one big inning to power a victory. After rallying for a win over Millbrook at home Tuesday night with a four-run fifth inning, the Warriors came back on the road Wednesday evening and fired off ...

Prep scores: April 12

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Wednesday's results Baseball Warriors 7, Colonels 5 Sherando 001 600 0 - 7 9 2 James Wood 000 022 1 - 5 8 3 S: Miller, Entsminger (7) and Entsminger, Peacher (5). JW: Smith, Craig (4), Campbell (6) and Ellingsworth. WP - Miller; LP - Smith. Records: Sherando 10-3; James Wood ...

Dukes pleased with football spring season

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HARRISONBURG -- James Madison University's football team wraps up its spring season today and the Dukes are feeling pretty good about how things have went over the last few weeks. JMU, just three months removed from winning the Football Championship Subdivision national title, has been ...

Recreation Calendar

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The following are some of the area recreational events that are being held: 5K The annual Run/Walk for Autism sponsored by the Shenandoah Valley Autism Partnership will be held starting at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Eastern Mennonite University’s University Commons in Harrisonburg. Race ...

Air pistol: A sport for the great indoors

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At the risk of committing hunting-fishing blasphemy in print, I confess that when winter gets a little on the cold and nasty side, I’ll sometimes think about taking good ol’ Brookes Outdoors -- indoors. Inside where it’s warm and dry. Where your coffee stays piping hot. Where there are ...

Transfers Little, Marshall fitting in at JMU

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HARRISONBURG -- James Madison University's football squad is losing some talent from this past season's Football Championship Subdivision National Championship team. However, two former Football Bowl Subdivision players will look to help fill that void. Gus Little, a transfer from the ...

Stonewall pitcher cruises to win

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NEW MARKET -- Things were coming easy for Nick Dotson on Tuesday night. The Stonewall Jackson junior pitcher threw a complete game three-hitter, and had some stellar defense behind him. The Generals used a big second inning to cruise past East Rockingham, 8-1, in Shenandoah District baseball ...

Warriors rally past Pioneers for conference win

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STEPHENS CITY – Sherando High School’s baseball team had entered Tuesday’s matchup against Millbrook having lost three of its last four games. During that span, Warriors head coach Pepper Martin said it seemed like early deficits simply “sapped” the energy out of his team. Something ...