New Market started off slow and couldn’t recover in a 15-3 home loss to Broadway on Sunday in Rockingham County Baseball League action.

The New Market Shockers started their Rockingham County Baseball league season off with a 5-3 victory over Elkton on Saturday night at Rebel Park in New Market.

There likely will be no decision about fall sports today at the Virginia High School League’s Executive Committee meeting but there will be plenty to discuss.

It is undecided as to exactly when high school athletes will start offseason workouts, though athletic directors in Shenandoah and Warren county schools are hopeful they can be back as soon as July 6.

With the Valley Baseball League canceling its season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Rockingham County Baseball League has a chance to take center stage this summer.

Sherando senior Gracie Ridings said recently that she’d primarily been a cheerleader during her high school career, though as a sophomore a friend talked her into checking out the Warriors’ track and field program. Seeing it as a chance to branch out, she recalled, Ridings gave the sport a shot.

The Virginia High School League sent out a news release Tuesday stating that it is working on plans to possibly have fall athletics and activities in the upcoming season.

Sherando's nine seniors were a special group to boys soccer coach Pat Anderson.

All seven seniors on Sherando’s softball team had either already cemented themselves in major roles within the program during previous seasons or were in a spot to make meaningful contributions in 2020. Three, in particular, have etched their names throughout the Warriors’ record book.

Athletes, coaches and athletic directors around the area are all still trying to process the news from Monday that there will be no spring sports this season. A season was ripped away from everyone due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now the question remains when will anyone be able to participate…

STEPHENS CITY — Should the 2020 high school spring season ever get off the ground amid the nationwide response to COVID-19, Sherando softball coach Clarence Smith likes the position his squad finds itself in.

STEPHENS CITY — Sherando’s boys soccer team lost some key pieces from last year’s squad that was one victory away from the Class 4 state tournament. However, the Warriors will still field a strong team this season.