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Last Tuesday, the Emporia Greensville Recreation Association Ponytails softball team won the Virginia Dixie Youth state championship tournament. With that victory, the girls are headed to Alexandria, Louisiana for the World Series on July 30. During Monday’s meeting, the Greensville County B…

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The Emporia-Greensville Recreation Association has another trophy to add to their collection. On Tuesday, the 11-12 Ponytails softball team claimed victory in the Dixie Youth Virginia state tournament, defeating Halifax County in a thrilling championship game.

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2019 Greensville County graduate Cassie Robinson completed a strong sophomore season of golf on May 14 at Washington & Lee by placing 49th in the NCAA Division III Tournament at Forest Akers Golf Club in East Lansing, Michigan. Robinson’s team finished tied for 9th in championships. Twen…

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After a missed 2020 season, spring sports have returned to Greensville County High School. And while many students are back on the field with their friends playing the sports they love, two GCHS freshman are trying something completely new. Ninth graders Blair Dickens and Hannah Wells are th…

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Jackson-Feild Behavioral Health Services (JFBHS) hosted its 26th annual Go Golfing for the Kids tournament at the Golf Club at the Highlands in Chesterfield County. Over the years, this event has raised nearly $600,000. This year, the proceeds will be used towards “building a better future” …

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The Lady Eagles did not lack from run production Monday, but in the end, they were unable to keep up with the visiting Dragons, falling 19-8. The highlight for Greensville was getting on the field for its first home game since 2019.

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For the first time in over a year, teams returned to the fields Tuesday at Meherrin River Park for the Emporia Greensville Recreation Association’s (EGRA) spring sports season.

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Greensville County High School students will have a spring sports season, following a 4-1 vote by the Greensville County School Board during their meeting on Monday. There was one Board member abstaining.

Scott Newton, Director of Athletics at Richard Bland College of William & Mary, has announced that the College will return to National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) competition in fall 2021. The College suspended its athletic program last June in response to the coronavirus…

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Greensville County High School Athletic Director Ruby Allen announced the school would not participate in the fall athletic season scheduled to begin later this month.

SOUTH PRINCE GEORGE, VA -- Richard Bland College of William & Mary Director of Athletics Scott Newton announced the addition of baseball as the College's 7th National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) intercollegiate sport on Tuesday morning.

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Greensville County High School’s winter athletic season is the latest casualty of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Three times TopHand leaders scheduled their seventh annual golf tournament. Three times the weather did not cooperate as rainfall drenched the Emporia Country Club golf course. The fourth try was the charm.

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High school and middle school athletics are among the many casualties COVID-19 inflicted on Emporia-Greensville. The jury is out on a return date, but athletic opportunities remain available in the community.

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CHESTERFIELD —Jackson-Feild Behavioral Health Services held is 25th anniversary tournament on Sept. 21 at the Country Club of the Highlands in Chesterfield County.

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CHARLOTTESVILLE – In a special work session last week, the VHSL Executive Committee discussed the “Championships + 1” schedule drafted by the VHSL staff for the 2020-2021 athletics calendar. The schedule details the number of games each sport will play in their respective season, as well as …

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Over the last 20-plus years the Greensville/Southampton Hokie Club and Alumni Chapter has supported freshmen entering Virginia Tech with total scholarships exceeding $40,000. These donations have been funded by hole/meal sponsors and teams entering the annual golf tournament as this is the o…

On Thursday, July 30, the Southside Piedmont Junior Golf Association (SPJGA) hosted its final championship tournament of the season at Tanglewood Shores Golf & Country Club in Bracey, Virginia. Of the many competitors, two Emporia natives received awards.

LAWRENCEVILLE – Brunswick Dixie Youth League will sponsor 2020 Fall Ball Registration on Saturday, Aug. 8 and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Sonny Wholey Memorial Park, 102 Tobacco Street for T-Ball, Darlings, Angels, and Ponytails for girls and T-Ball, Coach Pitch, Minor League, and Ozone Le…

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The VHSL Executive Committee met in special session Wednesday, July 15 for the purpose of discussing the fall sports season. The Executive unanimously voted (35-0-0) to meet on Monday, July 27, to vote on the three recommended models presented at the meeting for reopen…

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At this stage of the calendar one year ago, Greensville County had its football schedule completed and waited for the first practice on Aug. 1. Everything changed this year with COVID-19.

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The Greensville County High School Athletic Banquet was off the table when COVID-19 swept through Southside Virginia, but several athletes were honored during a virtual meeting with seniors and their parents.

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At this time on the calendar, one year ago, Greensville County High School student-athletes were in the closing stages of their spring campaigns. The pandemic erased the 2020 spring athletic season in early March.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.