On any given Friday night, Orange County residents get together for parties of all kinds. But last Friday, it is safe to say the three adults and five children gathered in a 4-H meeting room in Orange were attending the county’s only fletching party.
At 6:30 a.m., on one of those shockingly cold days last week, eight people in Orange County had somehow managed to tear themselves from their warm beds, grab their tennis rackets and head to Orange County High School’s field house for an hour of friendly doubles competition.
After a year’s hiatus, the Orange County High School (OCHS) swim team is happily taking the plunge at Woodberry Forest School. A new agreement between the two schools allows the OCHS roster of seven boys and 18 girls to practice at the private school’s aquatic facility during the winter season.
The scoreboard didn’t work, but even if it had, it may have had trouble keeping up with the Hornets, who scored six touchdowns and overwhelmed visiting Spotsylvania Friday night 40-13.
In November, the duo got approval from the Orange County School Board to create an OCHS lacrosse club, which will include boys and girls teams that plan to compete on the junior varsity level in the Jefferson District, beginning this spring.
The Hornets may have held Samantha Brunelle to less than 30 points, but ESPN’s top-ranked prospect in the Class of 2019 still managed 26 points, 13 rebounds and four blocks as William Monroe beat Orange 46-36 Saturday in varsity girls basketball.
A hard thud was felt in Porterfield Park this past Friday evening as the Hornets, just a week removed from shutting out Culpeper, were felled by the county’s second high school, Eastern View, 40-0 on opening night in Orange.
Orange County running back Shavonn Ellis is okay with not being the center of attention.Seniors DeAngelo Hunt and Trevon Smith, Orange County’s top two running backs, will almost always be in the spotlight. They’re big, fast and extremely productive.
A pair of goals each from senior captain Maddie Martin and junior Carline Diehl, spoiled the home opener for the Orange field hockey squad this past Thursday evening as the visiting Fauquier Falcons posted a 5-0 shutout of their hosts.
Nearly two dozen teams and 180 runners took the line in the season-opening race for the Orange County High School cross country team at Great Meadows on Saturday. When the dust had cleared, the harriers from OCHS had claimed two individual medals and a third-place team finish in the stronges…
If there is one word that could sum up this year’s Orange volleyball squad, it would most likely be "transition." Not necessarily in the sense of drastic change, just emphasis on alteration and modification of the existing model.
Completing their final tune-up before the regular season, the Orange County High School varsity football squad dispatched Fork Union this past Friday evening with relative ease in a 33-10 romp.
As most scrimmages go, the one between Orange County High School and Madison County this past Friday evening was muddled between anticipation and acceptance. The foreseeable future for these two teams may seem on opposite ends of the spectrum with the Hornets optimistic about the postseason …
As Orange County High School opened football practice Aug. 1, two things were apparent: Hornet pride was at perhaps its highest level since the hefty laurels of just a few seasons prior and the work ethic of the current crop of gridiron participants was second to none and complimentary to th…
During his forty-four years at Woodberry Forest, James Moubray was always happiest in the driver’s seat, steering a bus to an away game, hauling a group to a movie-mall trip, or carrying boys home from a mixer. And coaches and boys were happiest when James was the one piloting them in the ni…
Two weeks ago, the Orange Otters took on the Fauquier Swim Club Frogs.The meet was well-attended and the times were fast with several pool and league records being broken.
As the nation takes notice of the Olympic Trials in Omaha NE, the Orange Otters kicked off their 2016 summer swim season with a win over Fauquier Springs Country Club.
The Orange County High School varsity baseball team’s postseason dreams were dashed last week with a 12-2 loss at Potomac (Dumfries) in the 5A North Regional Tournament.
The Orange County High School track teams got a good tune-up for the upcoming state meet competing in the 5ANorth Regional Outdoor Track and Field Championships last week at Mountain View High School in Stafford.
Despite a standout pitching performance from senior Courtney Wright, the Orange County High School varsity softball team’s season came to an end last Friday after they suffered a disappointing 2-0 loss to Patrick Henry-Ashland.
The Orange County High School girls tennis team wrapped up its season last week with losses at the Conference 16 Tennis Tournament in Roanoke.
Senior Hannah Jones and her Hornet teammates rocked visiting Patrick Henry-Roanoke 11-1 in their mercy rule victory this past Monday evening in the opening round of the Conference 16 softball tournament.