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The captain of the Dukes

The COVID-19 pandemic ended the Cumberland County High School varsity baseball team’s 2020 season before it began. Nevertheless, the Dukes had their captain all lined ... Read more

2 months ago by Titus Mohler.

Toney named to All-State Second Team

Buckingham County High School junior forward Gerry “Tae” Toney, pictured here, was named to the 2019-20 Virginia High School League Class 2 All-State Second Team. ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Passion keeps the dream alive for Washington

During his days as a Lancer, few could swing a bat as powerfully as Kyri Washington. It made him the Big South’s home run leader ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Tigers mourn a lost season bursting with potential

The seasons of many 2020 spring sports squads were cut short by the COVID-19 pandemic, but the cancellation was particularly hard to bear for Hampden-Sydney ... Read more

3 months ago by Titus Mohler.

VHSL considers playing spring sports through July

While Virginia High School League (VHSL) spring sports and activities were canceled for the 2019-20 school year, there is still hope for spring sports and ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

VHSL spring sports season canceled

All Virginia High School League (VHSL) spring sports and activities are canceled due to Virginia Gov. Ralph S. Northam’s declaration that public schools in the ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

Main St. Lanes high bowling scores

HIGH SCORE MEN: Monday Night Football: Joe Rose — 279, B.J. Fletcher — 268, John Dedmond — 258; Wednesday Seniors: Tom Crouse — 204, Danny ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

ODAC cancels remainder of spring sports season

The Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) announced Friday afternoon, March 20, that it had made the decision to cancel the remainder of the 2019-20 conference ... Read more

4 months ago by Titus Mohler.

Big South cancels remainder of 2019-20 spring sports season

The Big South Conference announced in a Wednesday afternoon, March 18, press release that it was canceling all regular-season competition, conference championships and athletics activities ... Read more

4 months ago by Titus Mohler.

Dailey, Watkins honored

Prince Edward County High School’s varsity boys basketball team had two representatives on the 2019-20 All-James River District Second Team — seniors Isaih Dailey and ... Read more

4 months ago by Titus Mohler.

Lancers open strong at home

Just before Big South play was supposed to begin, Longwood University’s softball team was red hot, a Longwood Athletics press release noted. Officials in the ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

Tigers shut out Lions

Tigers junior Nick Grohowski and freshman Ryan Boyce each had two RBIs to lead Hampden-Sydney College’s baseball team to a 9-0 non-conference road win at ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

COVID-19 alters sports schedules

Athletics at all the levels The Herald covers — college, high school and Dixie Youth — have been affected by the novel coronavirus and the ... Read more

4 months ago by Titus Mohler.

ODAC to suspend conference regular season indefinitely

The Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) announced Friday, March 13, all conference regular season competition is suspended indefinitely beginning Saturday, March 14. Hampden-Sydney College is ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

Big South suspends required athletics activities through March 30

The Big South Conference, which includes Longwood University, announced in a Friday evening, March 13, press release that all competition and required athletics activities have ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

VHSL announces 2-week delay of spring sports

The Virginia High School League (VHSL) will delay the spring sports season for two weeks due to COVID-19 (the coronavirus) concerns, according to a Friday, ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

Finding a rewarding opportunity

Maddie Dayton has found a new sport she really likes and has continued honing her abilities in it even after its 2019-20 season has concluded. ... Read more

4 months ago by Titus Mohler.

Longwood sports teams pause for at least a week

Longwood President Taylor Reveley’s decision to cancel classes and events through Wednesday, March 18 means the schools’ spring sports season will take a pause as ... Read more

4 months ago by Titus Mohler.

Milestone-laden season ends in Big South quarterfinals

It wasn’t the final chapter they wanted, but the Longwood University men’s basketball team closed the book on a milestone-laden 2019-20 season Thursday night, March ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

Lancers finish Florida run with 3-2 weekend

Early offense helped the Longwood University softball team to split the final day of The Spring Games as the Lancers bested Creighton 3-2 but fell ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

Main St. Lanes high bowling scores

HIGH SCORE MEN: Monday Night Football: Jeff Ledger — 265, P.J. Portman Jr. — 258, Dylan Hornstein — 258, Ricky Foster — 258; Wednesday Seniors: ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

The element of surprise

There was a point in the offseason that some people were wondering if there would be a 2020 Fuqua School varsity softball squad. The Lady ... Read more

4 months ago by Titus Mohler.

Prince Edward girls indoor track and field team

The 2019-20 Prince Edward County High School varsity girls indoor track and field team won the Virginia High School League Class 1/Class 2 State Championship ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

Marion makes all-region first team

Cumberland County High School junior guard Javon Marion elevated his game in the Region 1B Tournament and drew an all-region first team selection. “During the ... Read more

4 months ago by Titus Mohler.

Tigers go the distance anew

Hampden-Sydney College (H-SC) relaunched its long-dormant track program this winter, but the college has never had a program exactly like this one. The emphasis of ... Read more

4 months ago by Titus Mohler.

Tigers win ODAC opener

Junior attackman Jake O’Brien tallied five goals and an assist to lead the Hampden-Sydney College (H-SC) lacrosse team to a 16-9 win in its Old ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

Tigers No. 1 in preseason ODAC golf poll

Hampden-Sydney College (H-SC) has been picked first in the 2020 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Men’s Golf Coaches’ Poll, as officially released Wednesday, March 4, ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Report.

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