LEXINGTON - No. 12/18 Shenandoah University moved within one game of earning the top seed at the upcoming ODAC baseball tournament by splitting a doubleheader with Washington and Lee on Wednesday afternoon.
HARRISONBURG -- Sophomore pitcher Jailyn Ford struck out 16 batters over nine innings pitched to lead the James Madison softball team to a doubleheader sweep of North Carolina at Veterans Memorial Park on Wednesday.
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. -- After starting his day in Southern California, three-time Santa Anita Handicap (G1) winner Game on Dude touched down in the eastern panhandle of West Virginia on Tuesday afternoon as the popular 7-year-old gelding looks to defend his title in the $1.5 million Charles Town Classic (G2) coming up at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races on Saturday night.
NORFOLK -- James Madison University senior guard Kirby Burkholder is the Virginia women's basketball Player of the Year by the Virginia Sports Information Directors Association (VaSID) the organization announced on Tuesday.
FRONT ROYAL -- In the first three innings against Skyline, Millbrook softball coach Mandee Madden wasn't sure who was playing in the Carolina Blue uniforms. They certainly didn't resemble her squad, the one that entered Monday night's game undefeated.
Virginia anglers caught 6,167 citation-sized saltwater gamefish in 2013, topping the 6,000 mark for the second year in a row. This is the ninth time anglers have caught over 6,000 trophy-sized fish in a year since the Saltwater Tournament began in 1958. It also is the most award-winning fish caught since 2007, according to Lewis Gillingham, Director of the Virginia Marine Resources program.
NEW MARKET -- Stonewall Jackson High School senior starting pitcher Colton Harlow struck out a career-high 16 batters as the Generals rolled to an 8-1 victory over Shenandoah District rival Buffalo Gap on Monday at Rebel Park.
FOREST -- Shenandoah University junior Liz Bereit has been named the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Player of the Week for women's lacrosse in selections announced Monday afternoon by the league office.
HARRISONBURG -- James Madison University football coach Everett Withers announced on Monday that rising junior quarterback Michael Birdsong will leave the program following the conclusion of the spring semester.
PHILADELPHIA, Pa., - Senior Catherine Clavin smacked a two-run, pinch-hit home run in the top of the sixth inning to lead the James Madison softball team to a 5-4, Colonial Athletic Association win over Drexel in Philadelphia, Pa., Sunday.