HARRISONBURG — Marquis Woodyard stood against the wall under the east basket of the Harrisonburg High School gym, black sport coat in hand, chatting with Harrisonburg coach Don Burgess.
Saturday, December 15, 2018
After a free throw from Jay Garcia towards the beginning of the second quarter, Harrisonburg coach Durmount Perry told his players to ‘turn it up.’
Friday, December 14, 2018
At just 11-years old, Carley Davis built a connection with the Elon softball program.
Thursday, December 13, 2018
James Sullivan said he knew what he was getting into.
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
When Don Burgess looks at his team, he said he knows he’s got guys who want to score and are capable of doing so, but he wants them to focus on the other end right now.
For the entire first half, Mariah Cain didn’t score a bucket.
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
As Jason Stuhlmiller took a look around on Wednesday at Buffalo Wild Wings in Harrisonburg, he said he couldn’t help but smile.
Saturday, December 08, 2018
The drill was unique, but intense, according to Broadway players.
Senior Erin Clayton scored a career-high 15 points, picked up four steals and dished out three assists as East Rockingham got its second straight win with a 58-41 road victory over Riverheads in Shenandoah District girls basketball action Friday.
Friday, December 07, 2018
When Harrisonburg girls basketball coach Durmount Perry and assistant Mark Neofotis discussed which players they were going to bring up to the varsity during tryouts at the beginning of the season, the names of a handful of freshmen continued to come up.
Sophomore Trey Gillenwater dropped 32 points as Turner Ashby picked up its third straight win with a 73-69 non-district boys basketball road victory over Nelson County in double overtime Thursday.
Thursday, December 06, 2018
Angel Pacheco-Ortiz is a three-year starter for Spotswood, but despite his consistent contributions, he admits he still considers himself a role player.
ELKTON — As Carey Keyes had his players stand across the north baseline of the East Rockingham High School gym, he gave them simple directions.
Wednesday, December 05, 2018
If it isn’t broke, don’t fix it.
Monday, December 03, 2018
Saturday, December 01, 2018
As the clock ticked down and the celebration on the opposing sideline started, Griffin Morris reached out and embraced Darrias Brown with a hug.
Broadway used a big third quarter to pull away for a 63-39 home win over Monticello in non-district boys basketball action Friday.
The last, and only, time East Rockingham and Goochland faced off was in the first round of the Region 2A playoffs in 2013.
There’s a lot of familiarity between the Spotswood and East Rockingham girls basketball programs.
Friday, November 30, 2018
ELKTON — As Jaylen McNair sat in the East Rockingham High School bleachers last week during the Eagles’ 44-29 win over Central in the Region 2B championship game, he said he couldn’t help but smile.
Thursday, November 29, 2018
One quick glance at the Eastern Mennonite University women’s basketball roster this year brings back a lot of familiar faces.
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Despite a disappointing end to its season, Spotswood was well represented on the All-Region 3C football teams as announced Wednesday.
It started with a stop in the backfield of Spotswood running back Brennan Brown, followed by a quick trip of SHS junior Ethan Barnhart for a loss on the ensuing carry.
As the Eastern Mennonite starters were introduced, a woman in the bleachers looked over to her friend and said, "What’s his name again?"
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Prior to Monday night’s regular-season opener against Clarke County, there was an anxious feeling going around the Broadway locker room.
ELKTON — As soon as Taylor Spencer lowered his shoulder and made impact with Central running back Hunter Mullins, the crowd silenced in awe, but the East Rockingham sideline erupted in cheer.
When Marquis Woodyard looks down the sideline Dec. 14 at Harrisonburg High School, he’ll see a familiar face.
Monday, November 26, 2018
It wasn’t long ago that Durmount Perry was in his first year as the Harrisonburg girls basketball coach, fighting through an 0-19 year in a championship-producing Valley District.
Saturday, November 24, 2018
J’wan Evans stood at midfield, the Region 2B trophy in his left hand, and looked around in awe of the moment.
Friday, November 23, 2018
Throughout the regular season, East Rockingham was sort of an anomaly.
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
When East Rockingham High School opened in 2010, Donnie Coleman was named the school’s football coach.
As soon as Samantha Brunelle stepped out of the locker room and into the hallway adjacent to the south side of East Rockingham’s gym, she was surrounded.
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Lined up each week at receiver, Isaac Kisling said he takes a look at the opposing defense in search of one thing.
Sunday, November 18, 2018
A strong defensive effort and a consistent running game gave Bridgewater its first winning season since 2014.
Saturday, November 17, 2018
With a sheet of ice layered over their field, East Rockingham officials knew they had to make a change.
Darius Banks scored 21 points, Dwight Wilson tied a career-high with 12 rebounds and undefeated James Madison held on to beat Charlotte 64-59 on Friday.
Friday, November 16, 2018
James Madison’s Bridgeforth Stadium will play host to high school football at least one more time this season thanks to Thursday's wintry mix.
The words “high-octane” or “multifaceted” have been used to describe the East Rockingham offense this season.
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Growing up, Logan Dofflemyer said his fondest moments came in the backyard of his grandparents’ home with his cousin, Chandler Breeden.
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Parker Lawhon and Kaden Bush said they know their Friday nights are going to look a lot different next fall.
All-Region 2B Volleyball
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
When Donnie Coleman walked into practice Monday, he said the first thing he did was congratulate his players.
The Valley Fellowship of Christian Athletes will host the inaugural Valley FCA All-Star Football Game on Sunday, Dec. 16 at 2 p.m. at James Madison University’s Bridgeforth Stadium, the organization announced Monday through a statement.
Friday, November 09, 2018
Connell Ischinger said it was inevitable.
There’s a lot of unfamiliarity in tonight’s Region 5D first-round game between No. 4 Brooke Point and No. 5 Harrisonburg.