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Northumberland High School’s all-star athletes Connor Haislip (left) and Brandon Walker.

Onward to All-Stars for Northumberland Athletes: Brandon Walker wins MVP

Posted on July 16, 2014 at 2:59 pm

The 2013-2014 high school sports season is in the books. Two Northumberland High School athletes were chosen to play in the Virginia High School League Coaches All-Star games at Liberty University in Lynchburg last week. Connor Haislip was selected to play in the girls’ volleyball game Thursday afternoon. Brandon Walker made the all-star team for baseball and played Thursday night. For his play, Brandon received the trophy as the East’s

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  • Northern Neck native, Harpers Ferry resident finishes first for women’s overall in Reedville Firecracker 5K

    Posted on July 16, 2014 at 2:54 pm

    Brooke Crowther crosses the finish line to finish with the fastest time in the Reedville Firecracker 5K amongst all women competitors.

    The Firecracker 5K went off without a hitch during the July 4th celebration in Reedville. An unseasonably cool day with lower humidity saw a record 533 entrants in the race. There were serious and casual runners, including a number of children being pushed in strollers. This yearly tradition was part of the larger celebration which also enjoyed by a record number of people. The big parade was led by Grand

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  • Northumberland County Little League boys and girls teams get their game on

    Posted on July 2, 2014 at 12:06 pm

    Little League tournament play for Major boys and girls, age 11-12 enters its second full week. Already complete are the Minor girls and boys, age 9-10 year-olds. After having one of their best years, the Minor boys finished in fourth place in their tournament here at the Heathsville Little League Park. They opened with a loss but rebounded for three straight wins before losing to eventual district champions, Essex. Making

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