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.
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.