Author: Terry Brooks

VHSL WELLS FARGO CUP WINTER ATHLETICS STANDINGS ANNOUNCED

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA — George Wythe-Wytheville, Maggie Walker, Blacksburg, Jamestown, Princess Anne, and Oakton sit atop of the Group standings following the winter sports season.  Blacksburg (3A) is the only leader from the fall season still holding the top spot in their Group standings.  The Bruins continued its season-long dominance with an impressive winter, while Maggie Walker is looking to win a fourth straight Cup, and Oakton (6A) is aiming for a third Cup in five years.  Jamestown (4A) is a previous Cup winner, while  George Wythe (1) and Princess Anne (5A) are hoping to hoist its first Cup. First awarded in 1990, the Wells Fargo Cup goes to the school in each group classification that has achieved the best overall record in VHSL state-level competition in 27 sports – the state champions’ state champion. Cups are presented for athletic and academic activities to the top school in each of the League’s enrollment groups. The winner of the Wells Fargo Cup is determined by a point system based on performance in state championship events.  Points are awarded for all sanctioned sports in the following manner. First place                      50                   Fifth place                     30 Second place                45                   Sixth place                     25 Third place                    40                   Seventh place               20 Fourth place                 35                   Eighth place                  15 In the event of a tie, the schools received an equal number of points based on the number of schools that...

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McCarthy Tabbed as One of 30 Candidates for One of College Athletics Most Prestigious Awards

  FARMVILLE, Va. – Longwood senior and back-to-back Big South Pitcher of the Year Elizabeth McCarthy has been selected as one of 30 candidates from across the country for the 2017 Senior CLASS Award® in collegiate softball. One of the most prestigious awards in college athletics, a student-athlete, to be considered as a candidate, must be classified as an NCAA Division I senior and have notable achievements in four areas of excellence: community, classroom, character and competition. “Biz came to us with character and competitive spirit because she was taught those things at a young age by her parents...

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Mar 23 all-day
The Rappahannock Raiders Booster Club is looking for committed workers for their Concession Stand during the upcoming Soccer, Baseball and Softball season. If you can help, please contact the Booster Club.
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Free Community Lunch @ Henderson United Methodist Church
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Henderson United Methodist Church, Callao will host a free community lunch and fellowship time on Thursday, March 23rd from 11:30am to 1pm. The church is lcoated at 72 Henderson Drive (Rte 202)
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Get Fit While You Sit! @ King & Queen Branch Library
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Ages 18 and up join in for Get Fit while You Sit! at the King & Queen Branch Library on Thursday, March 23rd from 1 to 2pm. This is a short and simple, zero-impact cardio[...]
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Northumberland Co School Board M... @ Northumberland County School Board Office
Mar 23 @ 5:00 pm
The Northumberland County School Board will hold a Joint Budget Meeting, on Thursday, March 23rd, at 5 p.m. at the school board office in Lottsburg. The Superintendent will present the School Board 2017-2018 budget request[...]
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Caring for the Entire Senior: M... @ Carousel Physical Therapy
Mar 23 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Caring for the Entire Senior: Mind, Body and Soul and educational workshop for Seniors and Family Caregivers will be held on Thursday, March 23rd from 5:30 to 6:30pm at Carousel Physical Therapy in Hartfield. Learn[...]

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