Sports

Strong Showing By Central

Central of Lunenburg tracksters (from left) Jaylen Hendricks, Nyjae Carter, and Jamel Alexander proudly display medals won at the recent 2022 Class 1 VHSL State Track Meet. Carter (center) was State Champion in the Triple Jump (44 ft., 1.5 inches) and Silver Medalist in the Long Jump (21 ft., .25 inches). Alexander (right) finished 3rd in the 300 Meter Intermediate […]

ALL-STARS FRIDAY

Three baseball tournaments here, three softball tournaments follow

Dozens of baseball players, their parents, and fans from several area counties will be converging on Blackstone this week as the Nottoway Youth Recreation Association (NYRA) hosts the District Five Dixie Youth All-Star tournaments. The action begins this coming Friday, June 17th, at the Town of Blackstone’s Wrigglesworth Sports Complex. Nottoway’s Coach Pitch Team (ages 8 and under) will face […]

FOUR STRAIGHT FOR HOUCHINS

Club Champ defends title with birdie in Sudden Death

Danny Houchins birdied the first hole of sudden death Sunday to win the Men’s Club Championship for the fourth straight year at Nottoway River Country Club. Houchins shot weekend rounds of 72-70–142 (-2), deadlocked with ageless, 64-year-old sensation David Pleasants, who shot 71-71– 142 (-2). Pleasants, who had won the club’s last three senior men’s golf titles, decided to move […]

COUGAR TRIO ALL-REGION

Young, Lewis, Fowlkes honored

Three Nottoway High School baseball stand-outs have received All-Region 2A honors. Junior Sam Young was named 1st Team at Shortstop. He had a .480 Batting Average, .536 On Base Percentage, .660 Slugging Percentage, 1.196 OPS (On Base Plus Slugging Percentage), 24 hits, 10 RBI, and scored 19 runs. Senior Noah Lewis was named 2nd Team All-Region at Pitcher. He had […]

HONORS POURING IN

Nottoway softball stand-outs

Five members of the Nottoway “cardiac” Lady Cougars’ softball team have received All-Region 2A honors for their postseason play. First Team All-Region honors went to junior pitcher Lauren Fulford, freshman Taylor Atkinson at 2nd base, freshman Cheyenne Estep at shortstop, and sophomore outfielder Diamond Jennings. Fulford faced 76 batters in Regional action, allowing only 14 hits and nine earned runs. […]

Delay Of Game

The Town of Blackstone has spent $108,000 building a football field for the Nottoway Youth Gators football teams and recently approved a $66,825 bid from Divine Builders of Amelia to build the Gators a concession stand. The Gators were planning to move their 20 home games (five per age division) this coming Fall from the Nottoway High School complex to […]

BOYS OF SUMMER

Nottoway All-Stars announced

Thirty-four Dixie Youth baseball players were named All-Stars in their respective age divisions by the Nottoway Youth Recreation Association. Nottoway is scheduled to the District Five All-Star tournaments in the Coach Pitch, Minor League, and Major League age divisions starting Friday, June 17th at the Wrigglesworth Sports Complex in Blackstone. Now in its second year of consolidation between the Blackstone […]

SOFTBALL ALL-STARS

District action begins June 24th

Forty-eight Nottoway County girls were named softball All-Stars during the Nottoway Youth Recreation Association’s closing ceremonies held Saturday at Wrigglesworth Sports Complex in Blackstone. Nottoway — now in its second year of the 2021 merger of the former Blackstone and Crewe-Burkeville Youth Recreation Associations, will host the District One Angels, Ponytails, and Belles softball All-Star tournaments — starting Friday, June […]

MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

$1,000 award honors late educator

Nottoway gridiron stand-out Domanick Pettis, who signed earlier this year to play football next fall for the Bridgewater College Eagles is the inaugural recipient of the Virginia Harrelson Scholarship at Nottoway High School. Mrs. Harrelson was a teacher for 15 years at Crewe High School and Crewe Middle School from 1962-77, according to her son Don, who established the award […]

LADY COUGARS FALL IN REGION

They pulled-off three upsets to reach title game

Junior Lauren Fulford smacked a 1st inning home run Thursday at Randolph- Henry, giving the Nottoway Lady Cougars a 1-0 lead over the #1-seed Lady Statesmen (20-2) in the Region 2A East championship game. That would prove to be Thursday’s only bright spot as Nottoway batters struck-out a total of 14 times, and the Lady Cougars didn’t score again, losing, […]


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