The first offer has officially rolled in for Zoli Khalil and it’s likely just the beginning.
Thursday, April 22, 2021
SALEM — They were two runners from a pair of local high schools in the same Bull Run District and from two towns separated by a total of just 23 miles.
Wednesday, April 21, 2021
BRIDGEWATER — It was just the start the Spotswood girls tennis team wanted.
SALEM — There was no burst of joy or even a hint of a smile across his face.
Tuesday, April 20, 2021
LURAY — Baylee Burrill’s eyes widened with nerves as she stared at the official, eagerly anticipating a crucial call at a pivotal moment in the back-and-forth set.
It was a clean sweep for the regional champion.
Monday, April 19, 2021
WILLIAMSBURG — It wasn’t the ending Toby Corriston wanted, but it was one that left him motivated to accomplish more over the next two seasons.
It would have been understandable if the interest started fading.
As Riverheads and Stuarts Draft prepare to play in their respective Virginia High School League state semifinal games this week, players and coaches were honored Monday.
Sunday, April 18, 2021
DALEVILLE — It was another performance that left their coach proud.
Friday, April 16, 2021
PALMYRA — There will be four city/county runners and a local team advancing to next week’s state championships.
ELKTON — There was no plan for how they’d celebrate because it was a discussion they vowed not to have until after their performance was complete.
Thursday, April 15, 2021
CHARLOTTESVILLE — For the first time since 2008, the Harrisonburg boys cross country team is headed to states.
Wednesday, April 14, 2021
LURAY — There was reason for optimism, according to Baylee Burrill.
It’s been a good week for the Fort Defiance volleyball program.
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
BERRYVILLE — Margo Fox slapped down 13 kills and Emma Wigley scooped up 16 digs, but it wasn’t enough as third-seeded East Rockingham’s season came to a close with a 28-26, 25-16, 25-21 sweep at the hands of second-seeded Clarke County in the Region 2B volleyball semifinals on Tuesday in Ber…
FORT DEFIANCE — Sue Leonard said she’s seen her team play better this season, but that didn’t prevent the veteran coach from letting out a smile.
Sunday, April 11, 2021
STUARTS DRAFT — There were plenty of tears Saturday — for several different reasons.
Friday, April 09, 2021
STRASBURG — Page County struggled early and couldn't recover in a 17-0 loss to Strasburg in the Region 2B football semifinals on Friday night.
ROANOKE — It was a dominating performance from start to finish.
Thursday, April 08, 2021
It’s something out of a storybook, according to Harrisonburg coach Josh Carico.
Wednesday, April 07, 2021
Guess who’s back?
PENN LAIRD — Avery Chandler emerged from the home locker room with ice wrapped around both knees and a noticeable limp as she walked to midcourt.
GROTTOES — Just seconds removed from finishing the race, Spotswood freshman Taylor Myers heard the encouragement of her coaches. Less than 30 minutes later, it was senior Seth Harding receiving a similar compliment.
Monday, April 05, 2021
What was already expected became official on Monday.
Sunday, April 04, 2021
While it may not be official, it appears Harrisonburg’s playoff streak remains intact.
Friday, April 02, 2021
PENN LAIRD — The stakes weren't quite the same, but the hard feelings between the two programs certainly haven't eased up.
Thursday, April 01, 2021
It doesn't matter how you slice it up, what Broadway football did was impressive.
BRIDGEWATER — Every aspect of the game lived up to the hype it received.
Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Two city/county cheer teams will advance to regional competition.
Tuesday, March 30, 2021
BROADWAY — It was the type of moment Keenan Glago eagerly awaited.
Friday, March 26, 2021
Sam Shickel's 39-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter served as the dagger as Turner Ashby avoided an upset with a 39-22 win over Valley District foe Waynesboro in prep football action at WHS on Friday.
Standout signal-caller Miller Jay continued his phenomenal junior season with three touchdown tosses as unbeaten Rockbridge County defeated Harrisonburg 35-19 in Valley District football action in Lexington on Friday.
PENN LAIRD — Clinging to a one-point lead and approaching just one minute remaining in the game, Bryce Suters said he knew his team needed a turnover.
Thursday, March 25, 2021
Emma Wigley had 27 digs and four aces as East Rockingham picked up a 3-0 sweep of non-district foe Broadway in prep volleyball action in Elkton on Thursday.
PENN LAIRD — It's surely been a surprise to folks around the Valley District.
1. Riverheads (4-0): Zac Smiley ran for 156 yards and two touchdowns and scored another on a 34-yard reception from Bennett Dunlap as Riverheads continued to showcase its dominance in a 55-7 rout of Staunton. Movement: —
Wednesday, March 24, 2021
Rockbridge County senior Garret Huffman was low medalist with an even-par 71, but it was Spotswood taking home the team title at the Valley District golf championships at Shenvalee Golf Resort in New Market on Wednesday.
GROTTOES — Standing in the fresh-cut grass at Mountain View Park in Grottoes, Seth Harding stood nervously with his hands rested above his head.
Monday, March 22, 2021
After dealing with a back injury that forced her to miss her eighth-grade JV season, Jaydyn Clemmer’s mentality around the sport of volleyball took a bit of a shift.
Friday, March 19, 2021
Brandon Jarvis had to dodge the Gatorade bath, but then he let out a smile.
After Harrisonburg scored a pair of third-quarter touchdowns and recovered a fumble on the ensuing kickoff on the last play before the fourth, it was the type of moment that can make or break a team that hasn’t faced adversity.
Thursday, March 18, 2021
PENN LAIRD — After back-to-back losses to open up the season for the first time since 2016 — the first year under current head coach Dale Shifflett — the Spotswood football team admitted last week’s game felt like a must-win.
Wednesday, March 17, 2021
ELKTON — On paper, the train has continued to roll for Rockbridge County.
Tuesday, March 16, 2021
BROADWAY — One approaches the media and slaps high-fives with a casual greeting while the other quietly paces in a four-foot circle with his head down.
Monday, March 15, 2021
There’s been no shortage of big-name athletes to roam the halls of Harrisonburg High School over the years and that comes in a wide variety of different sports.
1. Riverheads (3-0): Zac Smiley ran the ball 20 times for 169 yards and four rushing touchdowns as the Gladiators continue to show improvement in a 49-6 rout of Augusta County foe Fort Defiance on the road. Movement: —
Friday, March 12, 2021
There was a time where Bryce Farley admitted her own family wasn't even sure.
Wednesday, March 10, 2021
Sitting inside the Stuart C. Siegel Center at Virginia Commonwealth University, the voice echoed across the loudspeakers and overtook the sounds of the game.
Tuesday, March 09, 2021
BRIDGEWATER — With several players sidelined due to injuries and depth becoming a rising concern, Turner Ashby coach Chris Fraser said his staff made some changes.