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Past articles by Bill:

Draft unbeaten no longer

Stuarts Draft boys soccer lost their first game of the season, falling to Maggie Walker in the Region 2A championship Friday night. → Read More

Lee soccer falls in regional semifinals

Two nights after beating four-time defending state champion George Mason, Lee High boys soccer lost to Maggie Walker, falling a game short of the state tourney. → Read More

Bryant's goal leads Draft girls to win

Stuarts Draft advanced to the Region 2A girls soccer semifinals with a hard-fought win Tuesday night over Central Woodstock. → Read More

Early run doesn't hold for Buffalo Gap

Buffalo Gap, the conference's top seed, couldn't stop Page County in the tournament championship Friday. → Read More

C36 girls soccer: Stuarts Draft, Wilson advance to championship

Stuarts Draft and Wilson both won their semifinal matches in the Conference 36 girls soccer tournament Tuesday. The two face one another Thursday for the title. → Read More

Rader’s hustle key for Cougars’ D

The Cougar senior is the All-City/County Defensive Player of the Year, → Read More

Brenneman leads Stuarts Draft on deep playoff run

Danielle Brenneman's senior season was special, topping 1,000 points for her career and playing in the state tournament. → Read More

Kinzer’s positive approach has Fort on the rise

Fort Defiance’s Gary Kinzer is the All-City/County Wrestling Coach of the Year. → Read More

Draft girls fall to East Rock in region semifinals

Danielle Brenneman scored the 1,000th point of her career in the first quarter and finished the game with 21. → Read More

Riverheads wrestlers win 1A East crown, head to states

It was a long time coming for Riverheads head wrestling coach Scott Swats. → Read More

Calhoun's FT shooting saves day for Gap girls

Leah Calhoun pumps in 20 points tp pace the Bison. → Read More

Johnson continues strong family legacy at Draft

The Stuarts Draft senior is the All-City/County Offensive Player of the Year. → Read More

Buffalo Gap squeaks past Brunswick

BUFFALO GAP - Friday's regional playoff game between Buffalo Gap and visiting Brunswick produced more flags than a United Nations convention. Overcoming numerous penalties, the Bison scratched out an 8-6 win over the Bulldogs to advance to the next round of the Region 2A East playoffs. It was Brunswick which answered the bell first as Treven Easter scored with a minute to play in the first… → Read More

Draft stays undefeated

Behind Izzy Johnson, Stuarts Draft Draft beats the East Rockingham Eagles 35-14 → Read More

Green Hornets 'answer the call'

Coombe's long TD run, Tyree's fourth-quarter TDs were the difference in the Green Hornets' thrilling win. → Read More

Draft has high goals for the season

Experience, depth and athleticism key Cougars on the volleyball court. → Read More

Stuarts Draft wins fourth RCBL title

Ryan Cooper uses arm and bat to lead Draft over Elkton Wednesday night → Read More

Elkton tops Draft, keeps series alive

Stuarts Draft failed to close out the RCBL championship series, falling to Elkton in game 5. → Read More

Fort volleyball may have special season in store

The Indians have a veteran core group returning and seven promising newcomers up from last year's junior varsity. → Read More

Stuarts Draft drops game 2 to Elkton

Diamondbacks fall in game two, tied with Elkton 1-1 in best-of-7 RCBL championship series. → Read More