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The Virginia High School League has backtracked on last week’s announcement that student-athletes in certain sports would be required to wear masks at all times during games and practices as a way to limit the spread of COVID-19.

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The high school sports season is scheduled to start Dec. 21, but due to Gov. Ralph Northam’s latest guidelines on COVID-19, only 25 spectators will be allowed at each game. That has area schools scrambling to figure out ways to broadcast games to local fans.

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Molly Robinson spent much of the first decade of her life in Texas, and starting next fall she’ll be spending the next four years of her life in another state located in the central part of the country.

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STEPHENS CITY — In an interview last month for a story about the 2016 Millbrook football team, former Pioneer center Nic Kline recalled that there was a lot of “chirping” prior to the team’s clash with rival Sherando to end the regular season.

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The upcoming high school sports calendar, should it indeed happen as the state continues to battle COVID-19, will feature plenty of oddities this school year as schools work to fit their schedules to the Virginia High School League’s condensed-season format. Few schedules may stray further f…

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The Virginia High School League is expected to approve it’s “Championships +1” schedule for the 2020-21 sports season today at an VHSL Executive Committee meeting.

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If the high school sports season can start in December it may be able to wiggle its way through the COVID-19 pandemic, but winter weather could still cause some issues.

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Grottoes staved off elimination in the Rockingham County Baseball League playoffs on Wednesday night with a 5-2 road win in 11 innings over New Market at Rebel Park to force a Game 4 in their semifinal series.

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The New Market Shockers still have a shot at a regular-season title, but their biggest concern is just peaking at the right time for the upcoming playoffs in the Rockingham County Baseball League.

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With Monday’s decision by the Virginia High School League to push the sports year back to December, athletic directors can move forward with trying to figure out how things will work. However, there are still a lot of questions that will need to be answered before sports can start.

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Though hardly a shocking revelation for coaches, players and fans, Wednesday’s news that high school football almost surely won’t happen in Virginia this fall is a disappointing reality for those invested in the sport.

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Virginia High School League Executive Director Billy Haun unveiled three models for reopening high school activities in the state during a special-called Executive Committee meeting on Wednesday morning, giving member schools their first real glimpse at the potential landscape of high school…

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The Virginia High School League’s Executive Committee is scheduled to meet to discuss fall sports this morning, and though a final decision on whether or not to hold a fall season during the COVID-19 pandemic likely won’t be made, local athletic directors and coaches are hoping the meeting a…

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A Sunday rainout meant the New Market Shockers had a four-day break between games, and they returned to win two straight on the road on Tuesday and Wednesday to build some momentum heading into a weekend series against one of the Rockingham County Baseball League’s early frontrunners.