Since early March, Greensville County High School's spring athletes were itching to get on the field, track, and tennis courts for the 2020 campaign. It will not happen.
Greensville County’s Sanijah Robinson has been selected to the 2A Basketball Second Team All-State squad. It’s the second consecutive year Robinson was elected to the second team.
The Southside Virginia Community College men’s basketball team saw a great run in the 2020 USA National Postgrad tournament come to an end with an 81-67 loss to Stillwater Academy (NC) in the title game on Saturday afternoon in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
SUSSEX — Surry County missed 10 of its first 11 free throw attempts and struggled to put the basketball through the cylinder. Yet, at halftime, the Lady Cougars held a 19-16 advantage on the scoreboard against Lancaster in the 1A state quarterfinal round.
Greensville County powered its way to a Tri-Rivers District regular season and tournament championship with only one blemish in 19 district outings. As expected, it showed when the All Tri-Rivers District squad selections were announced.
Greensville County’s Sanijah Robinson scored a game-high 27 points Saturday in Emporia to lead the Lady Eagle past Randolph-Henry 60-38 in the first round of the 2A East Regional Tournament.
DENDRON — Greensville County’s Sanijah Robinson scored 20 points Thursday. Still, it was not nearly enough to offset the balanced scoring of the host Lady Cougars as Surry advanced to the Tri-Rivers District Tournament final with a 68-37 victory.
COURTLAND — It was over. Brunswick’s Jadan Firman’s bucket with 1:47 left in the game extended the Bulldogs advantage to an insurmountable 9-point margin, 62-53 — or so it seemed.
It was nearly four minutes into the contest before the ceremony celebrating Zykeem Fields’ career accomplishment of surpassing 1,000 career-points. It was only fitting Fields’ successful drive to the basket put his team in front 9-8 with 4:06 left in the first quarter.
With a win, Wednesday against Windsor, or Friday against Franklin, the Greensville County Eagles will have the Tri-Rivers District regular-season championship all to itself. The Eagles wrap up the regular season Saturday against in a non-district clash against Armstrong at King’s Fork High School.
The Southside Virginia Community College men’s basketball team drooped an 81-80 heartbreaker at home to Central International College on Saturday afternoon.
Greensville County’s Zykeem Fields picked up a loose ball near mid-court. He broke away for an uncontested layup to put the Eagles in front 60-59 with 36 seconds left in Friday’s first-place showdown with Brunswick. It proved to be the game-winner as Greensville (14-4, 12-1) took a giant ste…
It has been a few years since Brunswick and Greensville were clearly the top teams in the league.
Greensville County grabbed the lead for good, 16-10, following a 7-3 run to end the first quarter Wednesday against Park View in Emporia. The Eagles cranked up the defense in the final frame outscoring the Dragons 14-5 to cruise to a 62-42 victory.
Greensville County’s Zykeem Fields splashed a 3-pointer from the left-wing six seconds into Friday’s contest, and the storm clouds broke above Franklin.
GASTON, N.C. — Greensville County overcame a slow start to pull away from Roanoke Rapids 84-71 in the consolation bracket semifinal round of the Northampton Holiday Basketball Classic.
Sluggish. That is being kind to Greensville County’s first-half offensive production Wednesday against Surry County at the Eagle’s Nest. Despite the struggles, the Eagles led 18-12 at intermission. Greensville’s returning 2A All-State performer Zykeem Fields was scoreless at the break.
The Greensville County football team had a banner year in 2019, winning the Tri-Rivers District crown and advancing to the 2A Region A semifinal round before falling to eventual region champion Thomas Jefferson.
The Brunswick Academy junior varsity volleyball team finished its season with a win over Southampton Academy in the championship at Richard Bland College on Nov. 2.
For the second time, this season Greensville County and Nottoway went toe to toe in a 48-minute slugfest that was not decided until the final gun sounded. The Eagles avenged a 6-0, Sept. 10 defeat, outlasting the Cougars 36-28 Friday to advance to the 2A Region A semifinal round.
Greensville County marched 46 yards in 10 plays late in the fourth quarter. Still, when quarterback Jayden White was stopped three yards short of the end zone on fourth and goal with four seconds left, Brunswick left Emporia with a stunning 34-28 victory.
SUSSEX — Greensville County wasn’t perfect in Friday’s district title game clash against Sussex-Central. Still, the dominance in stretches paved the way for a 38-14 Eagles victory.
It was a short night for the Greensville County (5-2, (4-0) starting offense. When Kemory Sykes plowed his way into the end zone from a yard out with 11:14 to go in the first half to extend the Eagle advantage to 36-0, it signaled the beginning of the night for the second team.
The fourth annual Tennis Jamboree on Oct. 5 at 10 a.m. sent kids diving and swerving for tennis balls as Marvin Tyler brought tennis back to his hometown.
The Greensville County Lady Eagles appeared to be in control after rolling to a 25-12 Game No. 1 victory in the best of 5 match against Sussex Central Tuesday in Emporia. The second game proved to be more challenging.
COURTLAND — Greensville County’s big-play offense cut deeply into the Southampton defense in Friday’s 50-22 Tri-Rivers District Rout of the Indians.
Turnovers and penalties slowed the Greensville County offense for much of the night Friday, but in the end running back Kendel Blue proved to be too much for the Weldon Chargers defense as the Eagles rolled to a 44-22 season opening victory.
Perennial Tri-Rivers District power Park View came into Tuesday’s volleyball match against Greensville County in Emporia as a perceived title contender and didn’t disappoint, overwhelming the green and gold 3-0 (25-8, 25-11, 25-14) to improve to 2-0 following a Monday victory against Colonia…
For the 18th consecutive year the second Friday in August brought golfers from the region to play at the annual Beta Sigma Phi Sorority Golf Classic at Emporia Country Club.
Recent Greensville County High School graduate, Jazlyn Jefferson, finished her last chapter in track here in Greensville County.
Recent Greensville County High School graduate Jazlyn Jefferson made it official signing on the dotted line to run in track and field at Hampton University. Jefferson had numerous offers from many colleges.
While most Greensville County students still have a little more than a month of summer vacation others will begin their 2019-20 school activities Thursday with the first official football practice.
HAMPTON — Six-time GCHS state track and field champion Jazlyn Jefferson, coached by William “Bill”Cain and Les Young of the Laser Track Club, qualified for three events at the upcoming National Junior Olympics. Among the three events that she qualified for was the triple jump, long jump, and…
The EGRA Minor League ended its season at the Hopewell Optimist Club tournament in Hopewell, VA. The team finished third to very tough Dinwiddie and Prince George teams.
The NCAA Football season is just around the corner and there are more than few Virginia Tech fans already excited about the fall campaign. Those that aren’t quite there yet probably will be when Virginia Tech Sports Radio color analyst Mike Burnop appears as guest speaker at the Emporia Hoki…
Kelsey Siegrist and Addison Everett drove in 3 runs each to propel the Emporia-Greensville Dixie Youth Softball Angels All-Stars past Prince George 12-7 in the championship game of the Virginia District 3 Softball Tournament the Meherrin River Park Complex.
The Emporia Dixie Youth Softball Darlings created havoc with aggressive running on the base paths during Monday’s District 3 championship game 16-4 rout of Prince George at Meherrin River Park. Creating the Prince George nightmare of Emporia’s fleet-footed runners sprinting from base to base…
Greensville County High School’s Jazlyn Jefferson repeated as 2A state champion Saturday in the long jump and 400 meter dash at East Rockingham High School. With state indoor track and field titles in the triple jump and 300 meter dash earlier this year Jefferson ends her high school career …
Greensville County freshman hurler Brianna Bowen was solid through five innings of work, but the southpaw ran out of gas in the top half of the sixth inning as visiting Goochland exploded for 7 runs to put the game on ice on the way to a 15-3 victory in the first round of the 2A Region A reg…