Sports: Friday, September 27, 2019
27 September 2019 Sports
Area HS Football Sked, Nats, ‘Skins Circle the wagons In NY
The Friday night lights shine around the area with a full schedule of high school football. On the schedule:
Warren County plays at Loudoun County
Strasburg entertains Page County
Clarke hosts East Rockingham
James Wood takes on Kettle Run up on the Ridge
Millbrook hosts Sherando
Central travels to Staunton
and Handley is home to Faquier Saturday
Shenandoah University travels to Guilford Saturday for an ODAC matchup. The Hornets are coming off a 35-17 loss to Bridgewater last weekend at Shentel Stadium. Hornet Head Coach Scott Yoder talk about what it will take to beat the Quakers. (YODER cut) Air time is 12:30 tomorrow on The River 95-3.
Around the region:
Va Tech hosts Duke tonight at 7pm
Number 18 Virginia travels to #10 Notre Dame Saturday at 3:30.
JMU plays at Elon tomorrow at 2pm
WVU has the weekend off
Despite 422 passing yards from Aaron Rodgers, the Philadelphia Eagles beat the Green Bay Packers last night 34-27 as Week 4 got underway in the NFL. The Eagles improved to 2-2, while the Pack dropped to 3-1.
The 0-3 Washington Redskins head to The Big Apple to take on the New York Giants Sunday. The revitalized Giants, behind new starting QB Daniel Jones will entertain a Redskins team that has struggled on both sides of the ball, and has fans clamoring to see number one draft choice Dwayne Haskins get some playing time at quarterback. Kickoff is set for 1pm.
The Ravens host the Browns Sunday at 1.
Stephen Strasburg improved to 18-6 with a 6-inning, 10 strikeout performance as the Washington Nationals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-3 yesterday. Michael Taylor and Asdrubal Cabrera homered for the Nats, who completed a 5-game sweep of the Phils and stayed 1 game ahead of Milwaukee for the home field in Tuesday’s NL Wild Card game. The Nationals host the Cleveland Indians tonight starting at 6:35 on Sports Radio 1450.
And the NASCAR playoffs head to the Charlotte Motor Speedway this Sunday for the Bank of America ROVAL 400. The checkred flag drops at 2:30 pm.