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Nottoway Rolling

After losing their season opener, 29-14, at Halifax, the Nottoway Cougars varsity football team has won three straight shut-outs -- 6-0 over Greensville, 52-0 at Cumberland, and last Friday’s 54-0

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Game’s Only TD

Senior Nottoway RB Jordan Hurte scored on a 13-yard TD run in the 1st quarter against Greensville in the Cougars’ 6-0 home victory last Tuesday (Sept. 10th). Cougars also shown

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Day To Remember

Last Tuesday, Sept. 10th, Army retiree Terry Curtis caught this largemouth bass that weighed 9 lbs., 8 oz. and measured 23 inches long, making it a state citation for both

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Citation Catch

At about 10:15 a.m. last Thursday morning, Sept. 5th, Charles Conner of Brunswick Road, Blackstone, hauled-in this citation-length largemouth bass while fishing at a private pond in Nottoway County. The

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Going All The Way!

In hot, humid conditions Saturday morning, the Nottoway Youth Football Association began its 2019 seasons with a slate of home games. The Gators’ flag team lost to Brunswick, 19-12, despite

LADY KAVS START 1-2

Under new head coach Brittni Jones , formerly of South Carolina, Kenston Forest’s varsity volleyball team finished third place in a recent kick-off tournament at Westover Christian Academy in Danville.

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COME SEE THE MOON

High Bridge Trail State Park will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing on the moon on Saturday, July 20th from 8 p.m. until 11:30 p.m. with an astronomy event on High Bridge

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Not The Ending They Expected

Blackstone’s Major League baseball All-Stars (ages 12-and-under) were undefeated going into the Championship Round of the District Five tournament in Dinwiddie but lost on two consecutive nights to champion Prince Edward/Farmville, 3-2 on Tuesday (June 25th) and 12-6 in Wednesday’s title game. Runner-up Blackstone, however, still advances to the state tournament and will begin play this Friday (July 5th) at 4:00 p.m. against Hopewell at Neblett Field in Victoria.

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REDEMPTION FOR NRCC!

Nottoway River Country Club’s winning Southside golf team included, from left: Buck Johnson, Cameron Yancey, Jay Carr, medalist Danny Houchins, Michael Alder, Ryan Short, Nelson Mayton, and Cal Jackson. 

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Sweep District

The Crewe-Burkeville Angels softball All-Stars (ages 10-and-under) went 5-0 in the District One X-Play tournament in South Hill and advanced to the X-Play State Tournament, which begins July 19th in Dinwiddie.

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Sunday Rally

chipping tournament that at times had the excitement of a Ryder Cup. A chipping mat was placed in the poolside gazebo, and competitors took turns, oneby-one, chipping at a difficult

LADY COUGARS OUT

Nottoway runners reached 3rd base twice but couldn’t make it home as the Lady Cougars’ varsity softball team lost, 1-0, last Tuesday (June 4th) at Page County in the state quarterfinals.

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STATE CHAMP!

Jordan Ellis ended his Nottoway High School track career in a flash Saturday, winning the state championship with a personal record in the boys’ 400 meters. Ellis ran the event

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SHEER DOMINANCE

Pitcher McKenna Falwell struck-out more than half the batters she faced in the regular season and posted an Earned Run Average of 0.32 to run away with Player of the Year honors in the James River District.

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