QUICKSBURG — There were sure to be mistakes when Strasburg and Stonewall Jackson squared off on the football field for a spring opener that ended a 15-month layoff from high school competition on Saturday afternoon. The Rams hid those blunders behind a barrage of big plays and a stifling def…
Saturday, Feb. 27
Friday, Feb. 26
Strasburg and Stonewall Jackson open the football season Saturday with many unknowns.
Wednesday, Feb. 24
Stonewall Jackson’s football team took baby steps toward becoming a more competitive squad in 2019 and will aim to build on that progress this spring under a new head coach.
Stonewall Jackson head football coach Kyle Kokkonen said recently that players with Austin Ritchie’s athleticism and versatility are necessary for the Generals, who often rely on such players to fill multiple positions and roles. Ritchie has added a leadership component to his skillset this …
SALEM — Strasburg wrestling coach Daniel Reynolds said freshman 106-pounder Heath Burks was “radiating confidence” when he and his teammates arrived at the Salem Civic Center for Monday’s Virginia High School League Class 2 State Championships. Burks rode that self-assuredness all the way to…
All-Region 2B girls basketball team
Wednesday, Feb. 24
Monday, Feb. 22
Saturday, Feb. 20
Wrestlers from Stonewall Jackson and Strasburg who advanced out of the Region 2B Championships two weeks ago have clashed with a stubborn opponent as they prepare for Monday’s Class 2 state tournament.
Friday, Feb. 19
Inclement weather in the forecast that could dump snow and ice throughout the state this week has prompted more changes to the Virginia High School League’s state wrestling tournament schedule. The league announced on Wednesday morning that the Class 2 State Championships originally schedule…
All Bull Run District Girls Basketball team
All-Bull Run District Boys Basketball team
Wednesday, Feb. 17
The threat of heavy snow and ice in the forecast across the state this week has prompted the Virginia High School League to postpone the Class 3 state wrestling tournament and the Class 1/2 state swim meet scheduled for Thursday.
Wednesday, Feb. 17
The Virginia High School League announced on Friday that each region will have until Monday to play its contests due to the weather across the commonwealth.
Saturday, Feb. 13
The Virginia High School League announced Wednesday that they are extending the region basketball and wrestling deadlines from Saturday to Sunday due to the impending weather forecast throughout the commonwealth.
LURAY — The third time wasn’t the charm for Stonewall Jackson’s girls basketball team.
Thursday, Feb. 11
Stonewall Jackson’s girls basketball team knocked off Buffalo Gap, 44-31, on the road Monday in the Region 2B quarterfinals. The win moved the fifth-seeded Generals into the semifinals, where they were scheduled to play top-seeded Luray on Tuesday.
QUICKSBURG — Strasburg didn’t play at its best level, but used a solid defense to finish the regular season strong.
Stonewall Jackson’s girls basketball team finished its regular season with a 53-41 Bull Run District road victory over Clarke County.
Postseason play begins today for area boys and girls basketball teams as an unusual season starts coming to an end.
STRASBURG — Strasburg’s wrestling team made it two in a row on Saturday afternoon as the Burks brothers combined for four individual titles to propel the Rams to the Region 2B championship for the second straight season.
Monday, Feb. 8
The 2020-21 high school wrestling season has been an odd one of limited match opportunities and fewer competitors, but Strasburg head coach Daniel Reynolds and Stonewall Jackson coach Ricky Tisinger don’t believe the circumstances lessen the importance of postseason accomplishments as their …
Saturday, Feb. 6
The sounds of coaches blowing whistles and players doing conditioning drills could still be heard at Skyline High School on Thursday. But instead of being on the practice field, it was happening in the parking lot by the stadium.
Friday, Feb. 5
Thursday, Feb. 4
Stonewall Jackson’s Rion Dennison and Central’s Brevin Scott will go from county rivals to college teammates on the gridiron later this year.
QUICKSBURG — The moment fit right in with what has already been quite the atypical high school wrestling season.
Tuesday, Feb. 2
Stonewall Jackson girls basketball coach Jeff Burner loves basketball and he’s always enjoyed going to games to scout opponents. But he also loves spending time with his family. This season, with local schools installing Pixellot cameras through the National Federation of High Schools, Burne…
WOODSTOCK --Central and Stonewall Jackson got what they were looking for on Saturday — a good tuneup before postseason action.
Strasburg went a perfect 4-for-4 on the week and won its fifth game in a row with a 50-46, double-overtime, Bull Run District road victory over Clarke County on Saturday night.
Monday, Feb. 1