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Shackleford: I learned to be a leader at Fishburne

Keith Shackleford didn’t remember who spoke at his Fishburne Military School graduation in 1988, but he remembers a lot about that day.


Kang finds academic success a world away at Fishburne

Fishburne Military School Cadet Cpt. Min Chang Kang had some convincing to do before coming to the States for his high school years.


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FMS cadets show lighter side of JROTC

Military schools and JROTC units around the world took a little time on Saturday to celebrate the 100th anniversary of ROTC.


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Fishburne duo spinning toward national championships

Fishburne Military School junior Tyler Long knows the margin of error in the upcoming JROTC National Drill Championships is razor-thin.


Fishburne coach hosting summer youth wrestling camp

Fishburne Military School wrestling coach Terry Waters is hosting a summer wrestling camp in Waynesboro in June.


Fishburne joins national celebration of JROTC: Program marks 100th year

Nearly a century ago, Fishburne Military School in Waynesboro was among the first schools in the nation to form a JROTC unit.


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Fishburne baseball ranked in state poll

The Fishburne Military School baseball team made its first appearance on the VISAA Division 2 state baseball poll this week.


Hands on: Fishburne students plant trees, learn about environment

It’s one thing to learn about the environment in a classroom. Fishburne Military School students had the chance this week to learn and impact the local environment in the field.


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Fishburne Military School cadets will help Waynesboro plant trees

Fishburne cadets will roll up their sleeves and put shovels to the ground to help plant trees for the City of Waynesboro next week.


Fishburne Military School superintendent announces retirement

Fishburne Military School Superintendent COL Gary R. Morrison (VA) announced on Wednesday that he had accepted an offer from NewDay USA to be vice president of the NewDay USA Foundation.


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Fishburne Military School cadets help kids hone their super powers

Batman, Spiderman and Gotham City’s finest will be making an appearance at the Waynesboro Public Library’s Super Hero Day this weekend.


Fishburne wrestlers finish ninth in state meet

Fishburne Military School made its presence known this weekend at the 2016 VISAA state wrestling tournament at Deep Run High School outside of Richmond.


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Fishburne hosts VIC wrestling championships on Saturday

Fishburne Military School is hosting the Virginia Independent Conference wrestling championships on Saturday, and four Caissons will bring undefeated records into the VICs.


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Fishburne Military School rifle team again best in Virginia

Brian Draper and his teammates on the Fishburne Military School rifle team would soon be taking aim with rifles at targets 50 feet away.


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Fishburne wrestlers trounce military school rivals

Fishburne Military School wrestlers handed host school Massanutten and Randolph Macon Academy a loss at a military school tri-meet Tuesday afternoon.


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Fishburne wrestlers sweep home tri-meet

Fishburne wrestlers cruised to a tri-sweep over Grace Christian School (66-12) and local public school Buffalo Gap (57-12) at a home tri-meet on Thursday.


Fishburne wrestlers dominant at VIC quad meet

Fishburne Military School wrestlers came out strong against VIC rivals Hargrave, Miller School and Blue Ridge School at a quad event hosted by Covenant School in Charlottesville on Tuesday.


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Fishburne basketball starts New Year with a Win

Fishburne escaped a very tough Roanoke Catholic team with a 61-59 home win Thursday night.


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Fishburne wrestlers place second in VIC Quad

In its first conference meet of the season, Fishburne Military School wrestlers topped Virginia Episcopal School and host Roanoke Catholic Thursday evening, coming in a close second to Covenant.


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Fishburne, Waynesboro add basketball game: Teams tip off Jan. 18

Fishburne Military School added an away game to its basketball schedule, but it’s not all that far away, in the sense of awayness.


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Fishburne wrestling has eyes on nationals

First-year Fishburne Military School wrestling coach Terry Waters has his eyes on the prize.


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Fishburne impressive in third-place finish at 16-school Ritchie Duals

The Fishburne Military School wrestling team posted a 7-3 record at the two-day Ritchie County Duals meet over the weekend.


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Fork Union takes championship in Fishburne Military School Caisson Classic

Fork Union’s offense and press were too much for Fishburne as the Blue Devils took the 2015 Caissons Classic Team Championship by beating FMS, 83-67, on Saturday.


Tyler Dolin leads eight Fishburne football players earning All-State honors

To go along with their inaugural Patriot Military School Conference Championship, the Fishburne Caissons had eight players recieve all-state honors.


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Fishburne Military School shows well at East Rockingham Quad

Fishburne Military School was the dominant team at the East Rockingham Quad meet on Wednesday night.


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Fishburne basketball defeats Covenant

Waynesboro junior Kian Tate returned to the starting lineup on Tuesday night against the visiting Eagles from Covenant, and led Fishburne to a 56-50 victory.


Fishburne cadets collect Toys for Tots

The Corps of Cadets at Fishburne Military School assigned itself a special holiday mission: collecting Christmas toys for needy kids.


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Fishburne Military School finishes second at Cody Day Memorial Wrestling Tournament

The Fishburne Military School wrestling team opened its 2015-16 season by besting every private school and two public high schools at the eight-team Cody Day Memorial Wrestling Tournament in Chatham on Saturday.


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Fishburne basketball drops conference opener to Eastern Mennonite

The Caissons fought hard, but the shots just would not fall on Tuesday as Eastern Mennonite was able to take the conference opener from Fishburne, 60-51.


Fishburne basketball opens with win over New Covenant School

The Fishburne Military School basketball team opened its season Thursday with a 75-38 win over New Covenant School from Lynchburg.


Rivals, now family: Son of Augusta Military Academy alum thriving at Fishburne

Back in the ‘70s, Ed Rogerville would have been on enemy territory at Fishburne Military School. A 1976 graduate of Augusta Military Academy, Rogerville wouldn’t have guessed back then that he would be walking the grounds of the one military school in Augusta County that would survive the decade.


Fishburne Military School honors military veterans

On Wednesday at the annual Veterans Day ceremony at Fishburne Military School, cadets placed American flags on grounds in the school’s quad in memory of Fishburne alums who gave their life to their country in wars dating back to the Spanish-American War in the 19th century.


Fishburne senior Baboucar Sallah-Mohammed concludes dominant soccer season

Fishburne Military School senior Baboucar Sallah-Mohammed is a striking presence lining up at wideout on the football field, and he would strike fear in the hearts of opponents on the basketball court. But Sallah-Mohammed’s heart is in his feet.


Fishburne Military School football wins inaugural conference championship

Last spring the athletis directors of Hargrave Military Academy, Fishburne Military School, Massanutten Military Academy, and Randolph-Macon Academy wanted to start a football conference for their military schools, and the Patriot Military School Conference was born.


Fishburne football ready for Covenant, Parents Military Weekend crowd

The 0-2 start to the 2015 Fishburne Military School football season didn’t concern first-year head coach Chip Hill. The late start to training camp and the issues with weather limiting practice time put the Caissons behind schedule, and FMS opened with two opponents – Fuqua and Roanoke Catholic – that are expected to compete for state playoff bids.


Fishburne soccer opens with a win over Hargrave

The Fishburne soccer team opened the 2015 season Tuesday with a 6-1 win over rival Hargrave.


Fishburne Military School announces additions of Chip Hill, Terry Waters to athletics staff

Fishburne Military School is building on the recent success of its athletics programs with the appointments of football coach Chip Hill and wrestling coach Terry Waters, both announced at the school on Monday.


Treavor Norman K’s 15: Fishburne defeats Covenant, 3-1

Treavor Norman struck out 15 batters to lift Fishburne Military School to a 3-1 win over Covenant at Diamond Club.


Fishburne lacrosse raising awareness of kidney cancer

The Fishburne Military School lacrosse team is using its Tuesday home to raise awareness of kidney cancer.


Norman carries Fishburne past Hargrave Military Academy, 9-4

Treavor Norman proved to be a dual threat on Tuesday from both the mound and the plate, as Fishburne downed Hargrave 9-4.


Fishburne Military School tops North Cross, 7-3

Fishburne and North Cross traded the lead five times on Thursday in Roanoke, but it was Fishburne that emerged victorious by a 7-3 final.


Treavor Norman homers, no-hits Massanutten in 14-0 Fishburne win

Junior righty Treavor Norman threw a five-inning no-hitter and homered to lead Fishburne Military School to a 14-0 win over Massanutten Military Academy Friday night at the Stuarts Draft Diamond Club.


Fishburne PG basketball coach Ed Huckaby: We changed lives

Fishburne Military School postgraduate basketball coach Ed Huckaby was “surprised” when he learned Monday that the school was disbanding its PG program after a six-year run.


Fishburne wrestler Daniel May wins state title

Fishburne Military School senior Daniel May of Stafford, Va., won a VISAA State Championship for wrestling this weekend in Richmond.


Fishburne senior wrestler Daniel May records win #100

Fishburne Military School senior wrestler Daniel May earned his 100th career victory on Thursday. But 100 wins wasn’t why he gave up sodas and gets up early in the morning before classes to train.


Fishburne postgrad basketball upsets #5 Hargrave, 90-89

Fishburne led by 14 with 5:56 to go, but needed an Adrian Rich basket with 9.1 seconds left to finish off the upset of fifth-ranked Hargrave, 90-89, in a postgraduate basketball thriller Tuesday night at Alumni Memorial Gym in Waynesboro, Va.


Fork Union pulls away late, defeats Fishburne, 74-68

An Andrew Eudy jumper with 38 seconds left broke a 68-68 tie, and Fishburne couldn’t get the equalizer in the final minute as the Caissons fell to Fork Union, 74-68, at Alumni Memorial Gym in Waynesboro, Va., Wednesday night.


Four Fishburne cadets nominated to U.S. military academies

Fishburne Military School’s Headmaster and Senior Army Instructor announced Thursday that four cadets from the Virginia military school have earned nominations this month to attend United States Service Academies.


Debut issue of Augusta Free Press: The Magazine now online

Augusta Free Press is back in print with the debut issue of Augusta Free Press: The Magazine, with cover stories on the final phase of work on the Wayne Theatre and a Middlebrook doctor recently named the 2014 Country Doctor of the Year.


Fishburne Military School varsity basketball drops third straight

The Fishburne Military School varsity basketball team suffered its third straight loss on Thursday, losing in overtime to Stuart Hall.