Greensville County High School hasn’t played a football game since Nov. 22, 2019, when it fell to Thomas Jefferson 44-18 in the 2019 2A Region A semifinal round in Richmond. The last time the Eagles flew high with a victory was the week before, when they toppled Nottoway 36-28 in the first r…
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…
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.
On June 19, Isaiah Stephens headed to Harrisonburg as Greensville County High School’s lone representative in the VHSL 2A State track and field meet. The junior fared well, placing fifth in the discus and fourth in the shot-put.
SOUTH PRINCE GEORGE, VA -- Richard Bland College of William & Mary Director of Athletics Scott Newton announced the addition of men’s volleyball as the College's 8th NJCAA Division intercollegiate sport on Wednesday morning. The addition of men’s volleyball was made possible by a $10,000…
Brett Allen is taking every opportunity to prepare for the 4-H Shooting Sports National Championships June 20-25 in Grand Island, Nebraska.
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…
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…
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” …
After getting forced to take a year off due to the pandemic, The Greensville County baseball team had a rough start to the season Monday falling to Park View 26-1.
Greensville County softball coach Sharon Randolph expected a breakout performance from her squad after it dropped its first two games of the season to Park View.
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.
The Greensville Education Foundation has received a $5,000 Social Justice Grant from the National Football League Foundation. Former NFL player and Emporia native Willie Gillus gifted the grant.
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.
Christian Buffaloe, an Instructor of local Kyokushin Karate classes was recently promoted to Shodan, 1st Degree Black Belt, by the International Kyokushin Karate Organization in Tokyo, Japan.
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…
Greensville County’s Sharon Randolph coached the first softball scrimmage of the 2020 season—then, it was over. The COVID-19 pandemic swept through Virginia, forcing the shutdown of high school athletics.
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.
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.
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.
The five-month postponement of the Family YMCA of Emporia-Greensville Golf Classic did not hamper the Emporia Country Club’s turnout. Sixteen teams of four players filled the course last week, raising revenue for the non-profit organization.
CHESTERFIELD —Jackson-Feild Behavioral Health Services held is 25th anniversary tournament on Sept. 21 at the Country Club of the Highlands in Chesterfield County.
Moses Clements had to be looking down from heaven with a grin from ear to ear last week when he saw the golf tournament’s turnout bearing his name.
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 …
The Virginia High School League has voted to delay the start of the 2020-2021 high school sports season until Dec. 14. The season would run through June 26.
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.
The impact of COVID-19 continues disrupting the standard protocols for Virginia high school athletics.
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…
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…
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.
Richard Bland College has announced it is suspending all intercollegiate athletics for the 2020-21 academic year due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
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.
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.