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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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  • Indians place well at state championship

    Posted on February 25, 2015 at 12:20 pm

    State quailifiers and finalists with their medals and coaches.  New singlets provided by Northern Neck Wrestling Club for the team.

    Four wrestlers with coaches left Northumberland High School on Thursday, bound for Salem and the Virginia High School league state 1A tournament.  The four had a combined record of 113 wins and 13 losses for the season.  They came home with two second places and a fourth in the weather-shortened event. Scheduled for two days, both Friday and Saturday at the Salem Civic Center, VHSL officials decided to shorten the

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  • Northumberland advances four to state championships

    Posted on February 18, 2015 at 8:30 am

    Billy Pipkin takes on George Ellis of Middlesex

    It’s always said that Northumberland and Lancaster are the biggest of rivals.  That may be true on the basketball court and football field, but it wasn’t this weekend at Parry McCluer High School.  The two joined eleven other schools for the Region 1A East wrestling championships.  Except for the matches where they faced each other, the schools were each other’s biggest fans.  They cheered for each other through the two

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  • Boys in tie for first

    Posted on February 12, 2015 at 9:18 am

    In another barn burner last Tuesday at Lancaster, the Indians lost a close one, 70-67.  On Friday, way up at Colonial Beach, they reasserted themselves with a 78-57 victory.  With two games set this week, one being in the Old Northern Neck, the Indians are in a tie with Lancaster for first in the district.  The top seeded team will draw a first round bye at the Conference 43 tournament

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  • Wrestlers do well at Conference

    Posted on February 11, 2015 at 8:36 am

    Northumberland wrestling team gets “Heavy Metal” results. The team collected 4 gold, 1 silver and 3 bronze metals as they powered their way through tough competition to finish 3rd as a team despite filling only 8 of the 14 weight classes.

    It was a long trip up country to Rappahannock County High School in Washington, Virginia for the first ever Rappahannock River Conference championships, also known as Conference 43.  It was well worth the miles for both the Northumberland and Lancaster wrestling teams.  The Indians took top honors in four weight classes and Lancaster took the team trophy after some refiguring of the math on the scoring. The Indians took eight

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