Sole Possession Of First Place

Nottoway High School’s varsity boys’ basketball team Friday night defeated visiting Buckingham, 64-59, avenging an earlier loss to the Knights and moving into 1st place in the James River District. UPPER LEFT: Isaiah Lovejoy and Kendrick Johnson deny Buckingham’s Zahir Chambers. UPPER MIDDLE: Daishun “LeBron” Jennings, who scored 38 points in a recent loss to Greensville, would not be denied, […]


Kavalier senior swarmed after miracle shot

From just inside half court, Kenston Forest senior Hanna Mahaney drained a running jumper at the final buzzer Friday night to give the Lady Kavaliers a dramatic, 36-35 road victory over Fuqua School in Farmville. Kenston’s varsity girls’ basketball team was trailing, 35- 33, with 3.5 seconds remaining when a Fuqua player missed a free throw. Kavalier Bryce Davidson grabbed […]

Wrestling Champs

Nottoway High School wrestlers Andrea De La Luz Avalos (left) and Tyrone Robinson are James River District Champions in their respective weight classes. Andrea is a sophomore who wrestles in the 113-lb. class. Tyrone is a freshman who wrestles in the165-lb. class. Both are among qualifying wrestlers who will compete in Region Finals this coming Saturday, Feb. 4th at Poquoson […]

Victory Formation

Kenston Forest’s JV cheerleading squad took a break from their busy routines to pose during a recent basketball game. FROM LEFT: Addison Palmore, Taylor Wright and Madison Yancey holding Emma Claire Grizzard; Janie Hite up front; Spencer Author and Tristan McGraw holding Courtney Astle; Mary Margaret Glenn at right.

Nottoway Girls Get The ‘W’

The Nottoway Lady Cougars improved to 6-6 (3-5 District) in varsity girls’ basketball Friday night, Jan. 20th, after a 46-28 home win over Central of Lunenburg. LEFT: Janei´ Jenkins wins the tip. MIDDLE: Marilyn Hernandez is guarded closely by Central’s Cayley Stokes. RIGHT: Niyana Vaughan goes up strong. The Lady Cougars’ win put them tied for 5th in the James […]


Kenston Forest this week announced the names of Upper School students making Head of School Lori Bacon’s All-A and All A-B honor rolls for the 2nd quarter grading period. Eighth Grade Class All-Academic With Honors: Harrison Grizzard, Helen Peters, Christopher Walker. All-Academic: Madison St. John, Lauren Atkins, Kailey Krotzer, Michael Lynn, Hannah Shepherd, Ava Victoria Crowder, Elijah Daniel, Chance Bragg, […]


Kenston Forest Head of School, Mrs. Lori Bacon, has announced the names of lower school students making All-A and All A-B honor rolls for the 2nd quarter grading period of 2021-22. SECOND GRADE All-Academic With Honors: Katie Beth Astle, Carly Beville, Bo Bretz, Magnus Marston, Kelly Moseley, JW Shepherd, Ella Staylor, Whitt Taylor. All Academic: Anne Bretz, Dixon Brooks, Cameron […]


The old days of arguing over whether it was the Blackstone High Rams or Crewe High School Railroaders who tore down the other’s football goal posts a century ago apparently are long forgotten. Crewe Town Council on Monday night, Jan. 9th, unanimously (7-0) approved a resolution recognizing former Blackstone Mayor Billy Coleburn for “regional partnership” during his 16 1/2 years […]

Game Of Hustle

Hayden Hudson (left) and Brooklyn Thomas go allout on the hardwood for the Kenston Forest JV girls’ basketball team. Photo courtesy of Carole Hagaman


Kenston Forest honored 17 lower school students for best exhibiting the 2nd grading quarter’s character trait of Gratefulness. Kindergarten: Trent Dorin, Thomas (T. C.) Payne, Emily Shelton. First Grade: Emilia Hall, Scarlett Orr . Second Grade: Kylie Burdick, Rachel Segura. Third Grade: Jack Campbell, Emberlyn Wray. Fourth Grade: Tuff Thompson. Fifth Grade: Liberty Marshall, Ashleigh Stell. Sixth Grade: Masyn Morton, […]

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