Central High School won Wednesday night's Bull Run District cheerleading competition in Woodstock. Central's Courtney Copp was named the Bull Run District Cheerleader of the Year. Team members pictured include (front row, left to right) Courtney Copp, Kessa Hawkins, Billy Clark, Sarah Moomaw, Rachelle Weaver, Rachel Laughlin; (back row, left to right) Moriah Craun, Lily Neff, Brooke Ryman, Maggie Laughlin, Alexis Ryman and Lexi Rau. Courtesy photo
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. -- Lucy's Bob Boy looks to add a second win in the $500,000 West Virginia Breeders' Classic and avenge his ninth-place finish as the odds on 3-to-5 favorite in last year's event as he takes on a field of nine others in the featured race on Saturday night's West Virginia Breeders' Classics XXVIII card at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races.
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. -- John Casey's Down Town Allen will shoot for her second win in the $200,000 West Virginia Jefferson Security Bank Cavada Breeders' Classic this Saturday night and inch closer to becoming the first ever West Virginia bred filly or mare to surpass $1 million in career earnings as she leads a field of eight in the penultimate race on the West Virginia Breeders' Classics XXVIII card.
WINCHESTER -- Shenandoah University's football team got back on track last Saturday with an impressive 47-31 win over previously unbeaten Guilford College at Shentel Stadium. Now the Hornets have to figure out how to carry that success into this weekend's road game at Catholic University.
HARRISONBURG -- A goal in the ninth minute of play Wednesday night proved to be the difference in James Madison University's 1-0 women's field hockey win over American in the 2014 home finale at the JMU Field Hockey Complex.
STEPHENS CITY -- Sherando volleyball coach James Minney was fairly pleased with how the Warriors competed against Northwestern District powerhouse James Wood in the first two sets of Tuesday's match. The third game, not so much.
HARRISONBURG -- James Madison University football players Brandon Lee, Vad Lee, Brandon Ravenel and DeAndre Smith looked at each other and let out a collective sigh of relief. That was their reaction in the post-game press conference Saturday when asked about the Dukes' upcoming bye week.
STEPHENS CITY -- Sherando volleyball coach James Minney was at a basketball game three years ago and noticed one of his tall art students was doing cheerleading and decided to ask her to give volleyball a try. Three years later both Minney and Michelle Baker are glad she did.
RICHMOND -- James Madison University collected both Colonial Athletic Association men's soccer weekly awards Monday as junior defender Bjarki Aðalsteinsson was named Co-Player of the Week and freshman forward Joe Vyner earned Rookie of the Week after the team opened CAA play with a 1-0-1 record last week.