On Tuesday, May 9, Staunton River High School recognized eight senior members of its varsity baseball team.
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On May 10, Staunton River track recognized eleven seniors on senior night.
On May 12, the Staunton River High School tennis team recognized two of its senior Lady Golden Eagles’ players during on Senior Night.
Staunton River High School varsity boys’ soccer held even with Lord Botetourt through the first half of play on May 12, but the Cavaliers came out on top to edge the Golden Eagles 1-0 in a Blue Ridge District matchup played in Botetourt.
The Franklin County girls’ soccer team captured their home conference opener against Blue Ridge District rival Northside on April 25, blanking the Vikings 8-0. In the junior varsity match, the Lady Eagles won in a shutout, 7-0.
Who says that student-athletes capable of carrying their athletic skills on to college are only found in major metropolitan areas or at prep and private schools? Those who believe that need to look closer at what’s taking place in smaller communities, and at public schools like Staunton River.
Spring 2023 has been so windy at the lake that Blackwater Yacht Racing Association had to cancel their first weekend of racing. This past Saturday’s (April 22) start to the season at Pelican Point Yacht Club was also nearly cancelled to due to the weather front and thunderstorms. Taking prec…
The Staunton River High School Lady Golden Eagles saw their winning streak come to an end on April 4 with a loss against county rival Franklin County 4-1.
Payton Phillips (99) prepares to score late in the fifth inning Wednesday night against Bedford County rival Liberty. Phillips finished the night with a double and two runs. Teammate Payton Evans also added a double, two RBIs and a run for the Lady Golden Eagles.
The Staunton River High School varsity softball team defeated Liberty 7-1 during a game held at the Golden Eagles’ field. Pitching for the Golden Eagles was Emily Wood, who finished the night giving up eight hits and only one run.
The Franklin County High School boys lacrosse team lost to Patrick Henry High School by a score of 20-1 during a match-up held on March 30 in Rocky Mount.
With the recent passing of former University of Virginia head men’s coach Terry Holland at the age of 80, the world of college basketball has lost yet another giant.
Staunton River High School’s junior varsity and varsity boys’ soccer teams kicked off their home openers on Friday, March 10th with a scrimmage against Brookville High School.
Jeremy Roach scored 23 points and No. 21 Duke locked down defensively to beat No. 13 Virginia 59-49 in Saturday night's New York Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament championship, securing a title in Jon Scheyer's debut season as the successor to Hall of Fame coach Mike Krzyzewski.
No. 2 Virginia (25-6) vs. No. 4 Duke (25-8), 8:30 p.m. EST
The Virginia Cavaliers team was the best version of itself Friday night, using lockdown defense and timely shooting to rout the Clemson Tigers 76-56 and advance to face the Duke Blue Devils in the 2023 ACC Tournament title game.
The Duke Blue Devils rode a balanced attack and led throughout to send home top-seeded Miami, winning 85-78 and advance to the championship game of the 2023 ACC Tournament Saturday in Greensboro.
Thursday’s quarterfinal action at the ACC Tournament saw each of the top four seeds take care of business to advance to Friday’s semifinal round. Although Miami took its collective foot off the gas to allow Wake Forest to make things close down the stretch in Thursday’s opener, the Canes led…
Clemson, #3 seed, made a definitive statement and all but sealed an NCAA Tournament berth by soundly beating #5 seed NC State in the 2023 ACC Tournament quarterfinals Thursday night, 80-54.
North Carolina did their best to hang around and save their NCAA Tournament hopes, but they fell short to UVA in the 2023 ACC Tournament quarterfinals Thursday night, 68-59.
Duke made their presence known early and often in Thursday's quarterfinal against Pitt, blowing out the Panthers 96-69. This was the first ACC Tournament win for first-year Blue Devil Head Coach Jon Scheyer.
Miami survived a scare as the 2023 ACC Tournament's top seed Friday, using great guard play and a bruising inside game to outlast Wake Forest 74-72. The Hurricanes will advance to Friday's semifinals where they will face Pitt or Duke at 7 p.m.
Heading into the 2023 ACC Tournament, discussion surrounded everything the conference didn’t have. There was no clear frontrunner. The biggest brands in the conference were having “down” years. Legendary Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski was nowhere to be found. The conference—which fancies it…
In the fourth game of Wednesday's 2023 ACC Tournament second round the NC State Wolfpack dismantled Virginia Tech 97-77. The Pack was red hot all night, shooting 62 percent and outrebounding the defending ACC Tournament champions 33-23. The Pack was led by Terquavion Smith, 30 points, and Ja…
UNC had to win their second round 2023 ACC Tournament matchup against Boston College to keep their slim NCAA Tournament hopes alive. They will live to keep working on making the field on Selection Sunday, cruising to a big 85-61 win to reach Thursday's quarterfinals against #2 seed Virginia …
Pitt proved why they are a force to be reckoned with this week in Greensboro, as they used a dominating inside performance by Jamarius Burton and company to hold on and defeat scrappy Georgia Tech, 89-81, in the Second Round of the ACC Tournament.
Wake Forest survived a close finish to open second round play in Greensboro in the 2023 ACC Tournament, winning 77-74 on a Daivien Williamson 3-pointer with .05 left to send Syracuse home. The Demon Deacons will advance to the quarterfinals where they will play top seeded Miami tomorrow at noon.
• BOSTON COLLEGE: Makai Ashton-Langford and Jaeden Zackery are the only duo in the ACC to average better than 1.40 steals per game. Ashton-Langford ranked fifth in the ACC (1.55 spg) while Zackery was seventh (1.42).
The ACC Tournament opens its second day on Wednesday with a collection of games featuring local teams highlighting the action. Wake Forest and Syracuse open the day’s quartet of games at noon, followed by a matchup featuring No. 5 seed Pittsburgh and No. 13 seed Georgia Tech.
Virginia Tech brought an end to the storied head coaching career of Notre Dame’s Mike Brey Tuesday evening at the Greensboro Coliseum, as the Hokies earned a 67-64 triumph over the Fighting Irish in the opening round of the ACC Tournament. The Irish got an open look in the closing seconds fr…
Boston College built an early double-digit lead, allowed it to slip away, and then rebuilt the lead on the way to an 80-62 triumph Wednesday afternoon in the opening round of the ACC Tournament. The No. 10 seed Eagles advance to face No. 7 seed North Carolina on Thursday evening at 7:00 p.m.…
The 2023 ACC Tournament got off to a dramatic start Tuesday afternoon, with Georgia Tech taking down Florida State, 61-60, thanks to a free throw from Ja’Von Franklin with 0.3 seconds remaining. The decisive free throw touched just about every piece of the iron before finally dropping throug…
Beginning Tuesday, March 7, the men’s ACC Conference Tournament makes its triumphant return to Greensboro. It was 2015 the last time Greensboro hosted an unencumbered, full-capacity version of the ACC Tournament. The 2020 tournament in Greensboro that was canceled midway through due to the C…
It’s the most wonderful time of the year.
High school athletes and sports programs are able to accomplish big things.
At Smith Mountain Lake Christian Academy (SMLCA), its students are achieving in athletics, community service and teamwork.
The Smith Mountain Lake Christian Academy girls basketball team finished their best basketball season ever with a record of 17-6, clinching the VACA Southeast Region Conference Championship.
The Staunton River High School (SRHS) went into the VHSL Class 3 Indoor State Championships — held Monday and today at the Liberty University Indoor Track Center in Lynchburg — as the No. 9 overall seed among 16 competing schools.
The Staunton River High School (SRHS) girls basketball team traveled to Vinton on Friday night to face William Byrd in the first round of the VHSL Class 3 Region D state playoffs.
The Staunton River High School (SRHS) varsity wrestling team made history on Saturday in Salem at the Virginia High School League (VHSL) Class 3 State Championships.
Staunton River High School recognized seven senior basketball players (three boys and four girls) at the Senior Night home game against William Byrd on Saturday, Jan. 28.
Staunton River High School named its 2022 Athletic Hall of Fame inductees during the home basketball game against William Byrd on Saturday, Jan. 28.
The Staunton River High School (SRHS) boys basketball team fell to William Byrd High School 54-36 on Saturday at home. Graham Gibson scored 1 point, Zay Childress scored 6 points, Trey Eggleston scored 8 points, Grayson Sheets scored 3 points, Oscar Proctor scored 2 points, Vari Austin score…
The Staunton River High School girls basketball team edges William Byrd High School 48-45 on Saturday at home. Jenna Roach scored 3 points, Maddie Hamren scored 10 points, Leah Wong scored 5 points, Sawyer Tolley scored 4 points, Ayla Farr scored 9 points and Addy Ferguson scored 17 points. …
Multiple student athletes at Franklin County High School were recognized at the Franklin County School Board meeting Nov. 28.
Southern Virginia Child Advocacy Center in Rocky Mount invites the community to participate in the 17th annual Johnny CASA 5 Miler – 5K Walk/Run.
The professional football franchise known for more than 85 years as the Washington Redskins has undergone a historic transformation over the past few years.
Staunton River High School placed second in girls team scores with 57 points, third in boys team, scores with 22 points and second in combined team scores with 79 points at swim meet Nov. 30 at Bedford YMCA. Other schools competing were Altavista High School, Northside High School and Willia…
Jeff Bonn with CertainTeed holds a 9-pound, 22-inch Largemouth on Nov. 2. He was fishing with Capt. Kathy of Spike’s Prime Time Fishin’, and the fish was released. The photo was submitted by Robert Franceschini.
After a brief wet start, the Third Annual Moneta Madness Disc Golf Tournament was a sunny success.
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