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STRASBURG - Strasburg's boys basketball team has made big strides in just a few years and tonight they will try to take another giant step forward.

STRASBURG — Strasburg’s hot streak propelled it to a Bull Run District girls basketball tournament title last week, and now it has the Rams sitting on the cusp of a state tournament berth.

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STRASBURG — To understand the driving force behind Strasburg’s winning streak, you need only to look at the differences between the Rams’ two games against Luray this season.

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SALEM — A year ago, Central wrestler Billy Ball made his first trip to the Virginia High School League Class 2 State Wrestling Championships and went home empty-handed after going 2-2. He left with some hardware following his second trip to the Salem Civic Center on Saturday.

FALLS CHURCH — Strasburg added another achievement to its season on Thursday — a Bull Run District tournament title.

The area’s six local high schools are sending 37 wrestlers to compete in the Virginia High School League state tournaments across Class 1 through 4 starting this afternoon. Of those 37, 22 have qualified for the state championships in seasons past and 13 have earned state placement in their …

WOODSTOCK — A 29-point loss to a rival could be a demoralizing one for any team hoping to capture some magic in the playoffs. Strasburg’s boys basketball team suffered such a defeat on Wednesday evening, but Rams head coach Larry Fox’s message to his squad after a 70-41 loss to Central in th…

MADISON — It was fitting that the Strasburg junior Christyan Reid scored her 1,000th point on a layup during Wednesday’s victory over Madison County. That’s the way most of her points have come during her career.

MADISON — Strasburg has been on a strong winning streak and on Wednesday night the Rams showed just how different of a team they are from a few weeks ago.

WOODSTOCK — At various points throughout the season, several of Central’s boys basketball players have credited the Falcons’ rise in defensive intensity for propelling them to victory. Wednesday’s Bull Run District tournament semifinal game against Strasburg presented yet another example of …

The swimming state championships are being held today and Friday in Richmond and there are plenty of local swimmers vying for titles.

STRASBURG — Having come up a win short of qualifying for the Class 2 state wrestling tournament a year ago, Central sophomore 106-pounder Andrew Scibelli had reason to be a little extra amped for Saturday’s Region 2B Championships at Strasburg.

Strasburg wrestling coach Mike Wood said recently that he can see a scenario in which the Rams advance only four wrestlers to next weekend’s Class 2 state tournament. He can also see one in which the Rams send nine to Salem. Strasburg will find out which is the more accurate vision on Saturday.

STRASBURG - Central and Strasburg have both struggled with second-half starts this season. However, on Saturday night the Falcons were able to fix their problem while the Rams' struggles continued.

STRASBURG - Strasburg has had to overcome a little adversity this season, but on Saturday that made winning the Bull Run District wrestling title that much sweeter.

WOODSTOCK – Less than two weeks ago, Strasburg girls basketball coach Darin Jenkins let loose his frustrations following his team’s uninspired loss at home to Bull Run District foe Madison County, unleashing postgame comments that challenged his players’ drive and focus during a forgettable …

The rules will be slightly different, but Strasburg’s success a month ago at the Bull Run District Duals should have the Rams feeling like the favorites heading into the district tournament this morning.

STRASBURG — Strasburg’s boys basketball team has had an unusual season filled with some ups and downs. The Rams are on a five-game winning streak and everything may be coming together for them at just the right time.

STRASBURG — Strasburg boys basketball coach Larry Fox has preached all season about the need for his team to get out in transition and share the ball. In the first half Monday night, his team did what he asked almost to perfection.

Strasburg swim coach Ina Rae Crisman said the Rams are working toward a “common goal” as they head into today’s Bull Run District Championships in Manassas. The Rams used one final tuneup before the start of the postseason to top a pair of rivals.

STRASBURG – At one point early in Tuesday’s game against Madison County, Strasburg girls basketball coach Darin Jenkins, who’d watched his team miss two layups and a free throw in the first three minutes, turned to his bench and told his players that “little things turn into big things.” The…

STRASBURG – Strasburg boys basketball coach Larry Fox has been telling his team all season that they can play any style of game. On Monday, his team showed it.

STRASBURG - Strasburg picked a good time to have its best defensive performance of the season.