Michael Holmes ran for 274 yards and five touchdowns on 18 carries in Harrisonburg football's 50-29 win over Stuarts Draft on Sept. 19, 2008. Holmes - who also rotated in at safety and returned kicks - scored on runs of 54, 8, 64, 65, and 1 yards. He ran for 101 yards and two scores on just …
Saturday, September 19, 2020
Friday, September 18, 2020
There's a moment that Chris Dodson said he'll remember forever.
Nick Wimer set a single-game program record with five touchdowns and finished with 112 total yards as Spotswood football crushed Waynesboro 61-13 on Sept. 18, 2009. The Trailblazers tied the SHS program record for most points scored in a single game — equaling a mark they set in 1998 against…
Thursday, September 17, 2020
The Virginia High School League officially announced the implementation of the “Championships +1” schedule for the 2020-21 school year on Thursday.
Joel Phillips and Quinn Arbogast combined for 281 of Broadway football's 379 rushing yards and accounted for all six of BHS's touchdowns in a 37-10 win over Central on Sept. 17, 2010. Arbogast rushed for 134 yards and three scores while Phillips finished with 147 yards on the ground and a tr…
Wednesday, September 16, 2020
The wait is almost over for area high school sports teams.
Travis Berry, a senior running back/defensive back, made a defining play on offense, defense and special teams in Waynesboro football's thrilling 28-27 win over Spotswood on Sept. 16, 2005. Berry deflected a fourth-down pass in the end zone to preserve a 21-21 tie, blocked a key Spotswood ex…
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
There were so many memorable moments last year, according to Brynlee Burrill.
Misty May had 21 digs and a trio of aces as Turner Ashby volleyball picked up a big 24-26, 27-25, 25-23, 25-12 win over Valley District rival R.E. Lee on Sept. 15, 2005. Tara McFarland led the Knights, who improved to 5-1, with 10 kills.
Monday, September 14, 2020
According to his coach, he's everything you want out of a senor leader.
Saturday, September 12, 2020
Dae’Quan Scott, a senior quarterback, exploded for 343 yards of total offense and accounted for six touchdowns to lead R.E. Lee football to a 56-32 win over Harrisonburg on Sept. 12, 2008. Scott scored on runs of 53, 46, 7, 61, and 18 yards, and added a 10-yard touchdown pass to senior recei…
Friday, September 11, 2020
Tyler Nickel and Trey Gillenwater will get their opportunity soon enough.
Hannah Eberly had 22 assists and six digs as Eastern Mennonite volleyball swept Roanoke Catholic 25-13, 25-13, 25-11 on Sept. 11, 2007. Freshman Leah Jacobs finished with 10 kills and two aces for the Flames in the victory.
Thursday, September 10, 2020
There's a lot that goes into recruiting a high-profile athlete to a school.
Kevin Tysinger was named the new boys basketball coach for Harrisonburg on Sept. 10, 2008. Tysinger, a Harrisonburg native, graduated from Bridgewater College, where he played baseball, in 1998 with a degree in education. He has taught physical education and health at HHS since 1999 and has …
Wednesday, September 09, 2020
It's hard not to think about where we'd be in the high school sports season.
Seth Hardesty exploded for 190 yards and a touchdown as Broadway football cruised past Warren County 33-12 in a non-district season opener on Sept. 9, 2005. The Gobblers also got a pair of scores from quarterback Matt Rupp.
Tuesday, September 08, 2020
There was a time where Nate Tinnell left his options open.
Blake Sipe, a centerfielder/pitcher for Fort Defiance, accepted his first Division I scholarship offer and committed to Radford University on Sept. 8, 2009. The 5-foot-9, 170-pounder hit .483 and was 5-2 with a 2.27 ERA as a junior.
Saturday, September 05, 2020
Chad Lehman had a goal and an assist to lead Eastern Mennonite boys soccer to a 4-0 win over Miiller School on Sept. 5, 2013. Ryan Gandy, Perry Blosser and Luther Didot also scored for EMHS.
Friday, September 04, 2020
Jon Holts, Ricky Suggs and Anthony Christner combined for 414 rushing yards as Spotswood football rolled to a 39-6 season-opening rout of William Monroe on Sept. 4, 2006. Holts led the way with 16 carries for 179 yars while Christner had 140 yards on just five carries and Suggs added 10 carr…
Thursday, September 03, 2020
There are a lot of similar traits between Tayler Dodson and her father, Chris.
Justin Shank ran for 90 yards and a touchdown and junior quarterback Trent Hart ran for two scores and threw another as Turner Ashby football avenged a loss from the previous season with a season-opening 27-10 non-district win over Western Albemarle on Sept. 3, 2010. Hart ran for touchdowns …
Wednesday, September 02, 2020
Make no mistake about it when it comes to Bryce Suters' intentions.
Ricky Suggs, a freshman running back, exploded for 255 all-purpose yards and two long touchdown runs as Spotswood football earned a 29-6 win over William Monroe on Sept. 2, 2005. It was the second consecutive win to open the season for the Trailblazers.
Tuesday, September 01, 2020
There was a moment during offseason workouts a few weeks back where the passing of the torch officially happened, according to John Woodrum.
Bailey Spitler, a senior libero, had 16 digs as Spotswood volleyball cruised to a 25-17, 26-28, 25-13, 25-6 win over rival East Rockingham on Sept. 1, 2015. The Blazers, who improved to 3-0 with the victory, also got 26 assists from Isabelle Van Huss and five kills from outside hitter Casey Irvine.
Monday, August 31, 2020
While each took different paths, they now find themselves in similar situations.
Saturday, August 29, 2020
Stewart Surratt carded a 2-under par 70 to lead the field as Harrisonburg shot a 304 to win the Massanutten District regular-season golf championship on Aug. 29, 2007. Turner Ashby finished with a 312, Spotswood with a 319 and Broadway carded a 369.
Friday, August 28, 2020
Amy Raines, a 1988 Turner Ashby graduate and former catcher at Bridgewater College, was named the new head softball coach for Spotswood on Aug. 28, 2008. Raines, formerly the program's JV coach, was promoted to replace Bob Lewellen, who retired at the end of the previous season after compili…
Thursday, August 27, 2020
Zack Miller, a senior running back, ran for 113 yards and two scores and Spotswood returned three East Rockingham turnovers for touchdowns en route to a 42-0 victory in the first-ever meeting between the two football rivals on Aug. 27, 2010. GroupAA Spotswood's enrollment was cut in half by …
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Jake Durden, a 6-foot-3, 192-pound quarterback, recovered from a shaky first quarter to score four total touchdowns — tossing three through the air — while capitalizing on a go-ahead two-point conversion with 6:23 left and a late fumble recovery to help Harrisonburg defeat Turner Ashby 36-35…
Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Andrew Armstrong, a former left-handed pitching standout and Ohio State pitcher, was named the head coach of six-time state champion Turner Ashby baseball on Aug. 25, 2014. Armstrong was selected in the 50th round of the Major League Baseball draft by the Atlanta Braves, but decided to conti…
Monday, August 24, 2020
It's a term she hasn't heard often, but she certainly isn't opposed to it.
Saturday, August 15, 2020
Head coach Donnie Coleman and the East Rockingham football team found out on Aug. 15, 2010 that the team would be ineligible for postseason play during its inaugural season due to its limited district schedule. The Eagles played just two Shenandoah District games in their first season — Oct.…
Friday, August 14, 2020
Robby Dean, a junior, was named the starting quarterback for Harrisonburg football on Aug. 14, 2007. Dean, who spent the previous three seasons as the backup quarterback and took over for Ben Sarver. Sarver, the son of legendary coach Tim Sarver, helped guide HHS to back-to-back undefeated r…
Monday, August 10, 2020
It was an announcement Andrew Gascho knew was coming, but still dreaded.
Wednesday, August 05, 2020
Those days where you turn on the TV and seeing the rising COVID-19 numbers
Tuesday, August 04, 2020
When Tyce McNair committed to Richard Bland College — a junior college in Petersburg — in April, he had a Division I opportunity in the back of his mind.
Monday, August 03, 2020
As a first-year coach at Broadway during the 2018-19 season, Scott Martin remembers the potential he immediately saw for forward A.C. Swartz.
It all started back at the beginning of the year for Mariah Cain.
Sunday, August 02, 2020
After announcing that it would push back the start of sports until mid-December early last week, the Virginia High School League took another step on Friday by beginning to work on a detailed draft for each season and sport.
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
With high sports still at a halt due to COVID-19, the area has patiently awaited a decision from the Virginia High School League on the fate of fall sports.
It’s certainly a challenging time for athletics around the state of Virginia.
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Mike Martin has seen plenty of top-notch talent come though his facility.
Monday, July 27, 2020
Even if it comes in the spring, a senior season of high school football provides plenty of benefits for college-bound players.
It's an unprecedented move, but one that was expected by many involved.
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
Walking into training camp in late July of 2019, Keenan Glago admitted his confidence probably wasn't quite where he wanted to be as a sophomore.
Monday, July 20, 2020
Controlling his emotions is something Danny Grogg has had to get used to as a second-year head coach for Broadway, but it's especially challenging now.
There's a lot to like about Eastern Mennonite High School, according to Gabrielle Atwell.