Monday, June 3, 2024

Clarke County Eagles at the VHSL AA State Track & Field Championships

HARRISONBURG, Va.- Several members of the Clarke County Eagles Boys and Girls track team competed in day 2 of the VHSL AA State Track & Field Championships held on Saturday at Sentara Park Athletic Complex on the campus of James Madison University.  Moe Murphy of Clarke County Sports was on hand to capture the action.

Saturday, May 25, 2024

Eagles Place Well at Region B Track & Field Meet

STAUNTON, Va.- The Clarke County Eagles competed in the VHSL AA Region B Championships on Thursday and came away with 2 individual and one team championship.

The girls finished in 2nd overall behind Fort Defiance, and the boys came in 4th behind, Stuarts Draft, Riverheads and edged out for 3rd by 2 1/2 points to Mountain View.

"We had a few competitors missing for the boys team, but everybody competed hard and we had some good performances." Eagles Head Coach Andre Kidrick said. "Not having anyone competing in the Pole Vault always costs us points right off the bat."

Will Booker won the high jump and broke the school record with a jump of 6' 5 1/2". Ellis Nei held the record prior to Bookers winning jump.  Video courtesy of Kristi Persinger Booker

                                             Will Booker Record Breaking Jump

Emmalene Morris was one of three competitors selected for the Girls Meet MVP. Morris accounted for 22.5 points placing 2nd in the 100 Hurdles, and high jump, 5th in the 200 meters, and was the anchor leg of the 4X100 relay team that captured the Championship trophy. The other members of the relay team were Robyn Preston, Alainah McCavish, and Regan Myers with a time of 52.42, edging out Stuart's Draft.

Haley Foltz captured 1st place in the the girls discus with a throw of  102' 11" the only female to break 100'.

"Some people hit it in the Districts, and others placed well in the regionals, we have to step up and have everybody's best performance at JMU this weekend.

Several other Eagles had medal winning performances to help to contribute to the high team scores. 

Full results can be seen at the following link:

VHSL AA Region B Track Results

Sunday, April 28, 2024

Washington Commanders 2024 Draft Re Cap via Commanders Public Relations

For Immediate Release

April 27, 2024


LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va. – The Washington Commanders selected nine players in the 2024

NFL Draft. The club selected four on the offensive side of the ball and five on the defensive

side of the ball. See below for a full list of selections:

Name Round (Overall) Position School

1 Jayden Daniels First (2) Quarterback LSU

2 Jer’zhan Newton Second (36) Defensive Tackle Illinois

3 Mike Sainristil Second (50) Cornerback Michigan

4 Ben Sinnott Second (53)Tight End Kansas State

5 Brandon Coleman Third (67) Tackle TCU

6 Luke McCaffrey Third (100) Wide Receiver Rice

7 Jordan Magee Fifth (139) Linebacker Temple

8 Dominique Hampton Fifth (161) Safety Washington

9 Javontae Jean-Baptiste Seventh (222) Defensive End Notre Dame

2024 NFL Draft Notes

Dating back to 2011, Washington has now selected at least eight players in 13 consecutive

drafts for the first time since the league adopted the seven-round format in 1994.

Washington traded picks 40, 78 and 52 to Philadelphia in exchange for picks 50, 53 and 161.

Washington has selected at least two players with picks acquired via trade in each of the last

nine drafts.

Tuesday, March 12, 2024

Apple Blossom Throw Back - Eric Dickerson Interview

NFL Hall of Fame running back Eric Dickerson was on hand as one of the Sports Marshall's at last years Winchester Apple Blossom Festival. Eric took time to speak with Clarke County Sports about his appearance.

Tuesday, March 5, 2024

JMU 2024 Football Schedule Released

The James Madison Dukes have released their 2024 football schedule. Highlighting the season are games with UNC Charlotte,  North Carolina, Coastal Carolina and Marshall.

Sunday, March 3, 2024

Commanders Release Thomas and Leno Jr

In the wake of free agency, the Washington Commanders have released two long time Commanders. Logan Thomas and Charles Leno Jr.  (Read full article at the Official Washington Commanders Website) 

Thursday, October 26, 2023

Strasburg Dominates Matchup with Clarke County 38-12 in Bull Run District Matchup

STRASBURG, Va.- The Clarke County Eagles (6-2, 1-2) saw their chance to host a first round VHSL 2A Region B football playoff game washed out on a rain soaked Glenn Proctor Field, when the Strasburg Rams (7-1, 3-0) scored on 6 out of 6 drives with 5 touchdowns and a field goal knocking the Eagles down 38-12.

Game highlights, interviews, and more....