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Lady Dukes start season 2-0

Cumberland County High School’s shorthanded varsity girls basketball team made the most of the first week of its 2021 season, defeating host Franklin High School ... Read more

1 month ago by Titus Mohler.

Wade, Lancers come alive in second half

In a tale of two halves, Longwood University’s men’s basketball team pulled together when it mattered most. Riding a career-high 22 points from junior guard ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

No football for Knights in ’20-’21

The Buckingham County School Board voted 6-1 Wednesday, Jan. 6, to not participate in season 2 sports, which includes football, girls volleyball, boys and girls ... Read more

1 month ago by Titus Mohler.

Dogs, bears, celebrities fill in for fans

The Longwood University basketball fans hanging out on game days at Willett Hall are a bit different this year. Like loyal Lancer faithful they arrive ... Read more

1 month ago by Roger Watson.

McMakin hits buzzer-beater for win

Trailing Big South Conference preseason favorite Campbell University 52-51 with 3.5 seconds to play Sunday afternoon, Jan. 10, Longwood University sophomore point guard Kyla McMakin ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Smith scores career-high 29 points

Akila Smith scored a career-high 29 points and Kyla McMakin added 19 as the Longwood University women’s basketball team rallied to erase a double-digit third ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

USC Upstate edges Lancers

Led by 19 points from Tommy Bruner and a 12-2 run in the final four minutes, University of South Carolina (USC) Upstate rallied to overcome ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Lancers fall twice to UNC Asheville

Led by strong defense and a big third quarter, University of North Carolina (UNC) Asheville held the high scoring Longwood University women’s basketball team’s offense ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Newfound depth helps topple Bulldogs

For the first third of the season, the injury-plagued Longwood University men’s basketball team played well short of a full squad. Nearing a return to ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Lady Falcons show key progress

Fuqua School’s varsity girls basketball team suffered a lopsided loss to open its 2020-21 season, but the young Lady Falcons rebounded for a highly competitive ... Read more

2 months ago by Titus Mohler.

Kinne to join Hamilton baseball team

A lifelong dream for Mattison “Matt” Kinne came into focus when he recently signed to play collegiate baseball at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York. ... Read more

2 months ago by Titus Mohler.

Going 2-1 for 2020

Fuqua School’s varsity boys basketball team finished with a 2-1 in the first two weeks of its 2020-21 season. Falcons Head Coach Mike Edwards said ... Read more

2 months ago by Titus Mohler.

Lancers win third straight game

Behind 31 points from sophomore guard Kyla McMakin and a near triple-double from junior forward Akila Smith, Longwood University’s women’s basketball team pulled away from ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Lancers learn lessons against Hokies and Bulldogs

After a last-minute, two-point home loss to The Citadel on Saturday, Dec. 19, Longwood University’s men’s basketball team had to recover to take on a ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Gillen to play soccer for Ferrum

Amber Gillen was described by a 2019 Prince Edward County High School (PECHS) soccer coach as the glue that held the Lady Eagles together, and ... Read more

2 months ago by Titus Mohler.

Thornton recognized by foundation

The National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame recently announced the names of the 12 Faculty Athletics Representatives who will be honored as ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Navigating the VHSL’s COVID rule changes

The Virginia High School League (VHSL) announcing Thursday, Dec. 10, it would require student-athletes to wear masks during competition due to COVID-19 before reversing its ... Read more

2 months ago by Titus Mohler.

Mask rulings send Fuqua on roller coaster ride

The Virginia High School League (VHSL) announcing Thursday, Dec. 10, it would require student-athletes to wear masks during competition due to COVID-19 before reversing its ... Read more

2 months ago by Titus Mohler.

Longwood routs Radford for first win, 91-60

A huge offensive night for the Longwood University women’s basketball team Tuesday, Dec. 15, and a dominant performance on the glass powered the Lancers to ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Lancers go 0-2 to open Big South schedule

Longwood University’s men’s basketball team started its Big South Conference schedule 0-2 this week after falling to host Radford University on Monday, Dec. 14, and ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

A tale of two bears

Reece Pembelton, left, age 9, and Matthew Pembelton, age 15, killed these two large bears while hunting with Smokey Hollow Hunt Club. This was the ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

VHSL reverses course on masks during games

The Virginia High School League (VHSL) clarified Monday, Dec. 14, that it will not require masks to be worn in games and practices, though other ... Read more

2 months ago by Titus Mohler.

Falcons fly to 45-38 win in opener

Senior guard and team co-captain Maureon Tisdale-Couch led the Fuqua School varsity boys basketball squad to a 45-38 home victory Tuesday night, Dec. 8, against ... Read more

3 months ago by Titus Mohler.

Longwood cruises past Aggies, 77-60

Sparked by a near triple-double from freshman point guard Justin Hill, pictured above, Longwood University’s men’s basketball team earned its first win of the season ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Aldrich adds Darden to ’20-’21 signing class

Tapping into a burgeoning Virginia recruiting pipeline once again, Longwood Head Coach Griff Aldrich announced the signing of Norfolk guard Jaylani Darden to a National ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Shorthanded Lancers fall 67-64 in home opener

Led by guard Greyson Collins’ third straight 20-point game, Greensboro College’s men’s basketball team, an NCAA Division III school, held off Longwood University’s second-half surge ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Lady Falcons prep for season

The Fuqua School is fielding a young but excited varsity girls basketball team for the abbreviated 2020-21 season, led by new Head Coach Emily Murphy. ... Read more

3 months ago by Titus Mohler.

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