FRONT ROYAL -Sometimes high school football teams use their annual homecoming game as motivation. Other times the activities of the week become a distraction.

WOODSTOCK - Skyline sophomore quarterback Blake Appleton came up with two big plays in the fourth quarter against Central as the Hawks pulled away late for a 35-21 win over the Falcons.

Central enters its Week 7 matchup against Skyline coming off a bye week following a gritty win over Staunton, its third win in its last four games. The Hawks, meanwhile, limp into tonight's contest having lost three straight games against some of the toughest competition they’ll see all year.

FRONT ROYAL — Warren County knew how important it was to keep its momentum going against its cross-town rival. That motivation helped the Wildcats dig down deep to finish off a sweep Tuesday night.

FRONT ROYAL -- What members of Skyline’s football team considered to be their toughest three-game stretch of the regular season came to an end with the Hawks’ third straight lopsided loss on Friday night.

FRONT ROYAL – The culture is changing at Skyline, and the Hawks are looking to show just how much it’s changed when they play at Handley today in non-district football action.

FRONT ROYAL – Skyline overcame a slow start and didn’t look back in its Class 3 Northwestern District opener on Tuesday night.

FRONT ROYAL — Two weeks ago, the James Wood football team was completely frustrated in a season-opening loss to rival Sherando.

FRONT ROYAL -- Strasburg head golf coach Joel Morgan said his team may have been looking ahead a little bit to Wednesday’s important Bull Run District match against Madison County. Pair that with the Rams’ struggles with the greens at Shenandoah Valley Golf Club, and Strasburg had a ho-hum d…

FRONT ROYAL — The first quarter couldn’t have gone much better for the Skyline Hawks in their 32-7 win over visiting Broadway on Friday night.

FRONT ROYAL — Skyline is coming off an impressive win in its season opener, but the Hawks are fully aware that they face a tough challenge in playing Broadway at home tonight.