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VBL: First 10 days show Cavs’ early struggles


The Culpeper Cavaliers opened its second season of Valley League play over the past 10 days struggling to find its way with a 2-4 record. In the 2024 VBL season, teams are scheduled to play within their own divisions. Playing in the South Division, Culpeper will play Charlottesville, Covington, Harrisonburg, Staunton, and Waynesboro four times home and away, totaling 48 […]

Genho named to VHSL Class 1 boys’ soccer all-state teams


Rappahannock County senior defensive player Nathan Genho earned Class 1 second-team all-state honors for boys’ soccer the Virginia High School League announced Tuesday evening. Genho joins 31 other student-athletes who earned ranking on the first- and second-teams. State champion Galax’s Joel Solis and his coach, Francois Herbel won the respective player- and coach-of-the-year honors. Solis – a junior – is […]

Phillips earns all-state honors for Rapp baseball


Rappahannock County junior outfielder Jeremiah Phillips was named to the second-team VHSL Class 1 all-state baseball team, the league announced Monday afternoon. He joins 23 others named first- and second-team all-state selections. Chilhowie junior pitcher Dawson Tuell, a member of the state runners-up Warriors, earned player of the year. Rappahannock head coach James Bieger, who orchestrated his Red Raiders team […]

Rapp falls to Lancaster in VHSL Class 1 opener 4-2


Rappahannock County’s Cinderella hopes came to an end Tuesday night with a hard-fought 4-2 baseball loss to the Lancaster Red Devils in the opening game of the VHSL state tournament. Lancaster (17-8), representing Ragion A, will play Chilhowie out of Region D, 5 p.m., Friday evening on Kiwanis Field in Salem as part of the VHSL Spring Jubilee for Class […]

History unfolds tonight at RCHS

Rapp hosting West Point in state QF with trip to Salem on line Two years ago, it was a question whether the Rappahannock County soccer program would survive. Thursday night, the Panthers put that to rest, beating a very good Altavista team 2-1 to capture the VHSL Region 1B title. “Did I think we’d be here? No. Last year I […]

All-State honors for Madison; Reder racks up points for Rapp

Madison County’s relay teams earned all-state honors at the VHSL Class 2 boys and girls track championships held Friday and Saturday at JMU Sentara Park in Harrisonburg. Rappahannock County freshman sensation Cameryn Reder scored all nine of her Panther team points scoring in three events in the Class 1 championships. Madison girls tied for 17th overall scoring 13 points. The […]

Madison falls to Clarke 1-0 in 2B regional final


Mountaineers earned state berth Wednesday with 6-2 win over Indians No. 2 Madison County boys played No. 1 Clarke County tight for 77 minutes Friday night before Eagle sophomore midfielder Wilson Travers sailed a 30-foot kick into the left corner of the Mountaineers’ net. The Eagles then played keep-away for the final minutes sealing its VHSL Class 2B regional crown. […]

Madison boys earn All-State honors in 3,200-relay


Madison County boys 3.200-meter relay team earned All-State honors Friday afternoon in the VHSL Class 2 Track & Field championships held at JMU Sentara Park in Harrisonburg. Consisting of Aidan Griffin, Adam Johnson, Isaac Lam, and Evan Roberts, the team placed third in the event with a time of 8:29.45, edging out their previous school record. Madison girls also scored […]

Rapp boys’ soccer dominates in regional semi, 9-2


Panthers defeat Carver Academy advancing to states School is out, and the crowds are sparse, but the Rappahannock County boys’ soccer team hasn’t let that dampen their enthusiasm or heart as they continue to roll in the post-season VHSL Class 1B playoffs. Tuesday night the fifth-seeded Panthers put on a commanding performance against No. 8 Carver College and Career Academy, […]

Rapp baseball hits the road for another regional win


Panthers beat Altavista 1-0 earning state berth Rappahannock County may be the best sub-.500 baseball team in Virginia. Tuesday, the Panthers (8-12) traveled nearly 150 miles south to play top-seeded Altavista (12-8) in a VHSL Class 1B regional semifinal with a state berth on the line. Rapp – the fourth seed in the championship – beat the Colonels 1-0 and […]


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