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Caleb Park, winner of the Lisa Spiers Memorial 5K.

First memorial 5K a success

Posted on April 15, 2015 at 10:02 am

Saturday, April 11, at 9 a.m. runners took off from the starting line of the Lisa Spiers Memorial 5K.  Kilmarnock Baptist Church organized the event to raise awareness for ocular melanoma. Matthew Tennant, the church’s pastor, said that Lisa Spiers was a member of the congregation, who passed away last September from ocular melanoma.  On the morning of the race he estimated that close to 300 people participated and the

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  • Boys take second at Captains Classic

    Posted on April 8, 2015 at 9:14 am

    After being weathered out by snow, rain and just plain cold, the track teams from Northumberland got an opportunity to show what they could do at the Captains Classic at Christopher Newport University in Newport News this past weekend.  The boys took the second place trophy in the Silver Division against some larger sized schools.  3A New Kent won the boys team trophy with 143 points, the Indians scored 120

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  • Baseball team gets another win

    Posted on April 1, 2015 at 8:57 am

    It took a trip across the bay to get in a second spring game for the Northumberland Indians varsity baseball team.  They won a 16-0 five inning contest at Nandua last Monday.  The rest of the week’s schedule was postponed due to rain and wet fields. In their second win this season, the Indians put together some timely hits, aggressive base running, an alert defensive game and some excellent pitching. 

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