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Northumberland volleyball squad gets big victory over Mathews

Posted on September 17, 2014 at 2:37 pm

The week before last, it was a close match loss at Mathews. This week, it wasn’t anywhere close at all. The Northumberland Lady Indians volleyball unit rebounded in a big way on Thursday with a victory over the Lady Blue Devils at Northumberland High School. On Tuesday of last week, Northumberland defeated the Middlesex volleyball team 3-0. On Thursday, it was two of the top teams in the Eastern Region

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  • Northumberland field hockey girls still searching for their first win of the season

    Posted on September 17, 2014 at 2:36 pm

    The Lady Indians field hockey teams traveled to 4A New Kent last week and lost 6-0. Coach Rachel Lane, however, noted the play of Northumberland player Macy Swift. “She kept the ball moving the entire game,” Lane said. Megan Baughan had three shots on goal with one coming very close to making it into the New Kent net. Olivia Vogel was in goal for the Indians. Lane noted the play

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  • Volleyball team endures loss to Mathews, bounces back against Rappahannock County

    Posted on September 10, 2014 at 10:59 am

    Northumberland High School volleyball team's Haley Headley

    It was a week that saw the Northumberland Lady Indians volleyball teams lose their first games of this season. It was also a learning week as they faced the stiffest competition that this region has to offer. Overall, the Indians were able to bounce back this week from a tough loss. On Tuesday, they traveled to Mathews to face the perennial power, the Lady Blue Devils. The Indians won the

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  • Northumberland football squad tops Northampton, 48-6

    Posted on September 10, 2014 at 10:55 am

    The Northumberland Indians varsity football team made the long trip across the Bay Bridge tunnel for a matchup; they returned victorious with a 48-6 win over Northampton to even out their 2014 record thus far at 1-1. “It definitely was a positive win for the kids,” Indians’ head coach Brian Hahn said. “An overall great win.” With the sky threatening to drown out the game and some light rain falling,

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  • A learning week for field hockey team

    Posted on September 10, 2014 at 10:54 am

    It was a long week on the road for the Northumberland Lady Indians’ varsity field hockey team as they lost to Lafayaette  in Williamsburg, as well as to Phoebus, Jamestown and Denbeigh in the two-day-long Falcon Invitational Tournament at York High. For her play in the tournament at York, goalie Danyela Hancock was chosen for the all-tournament team. At 4A Lafayette, the varsity lost 5-0 but Coach Rachel Lane said,

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  • An undefeated opening for Northumberland varsity, JV volleyball squads

    Posted on September 3, 2014 at 11:43 am

    After two scrimmages at home, the Northumberland Lady Indians, both varsity and JV, took their act on the road last week to open regular season play. On Tuesday, they visited West Point, and Thursday were at Middlesex. The results were a pair of wins for both the JV and varsity. The varsity team won by the scores of 25-16, 25-22 and 25-19 at West Point. They topped Middlesex 25-14, 25-17

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  • Northumberland volleyball team prepares for upcoming season

    Posted on August 8, 2014 at 3:18 pm

      Just a week back, Coaches Bonnie Swann and Nancy Burgess returned with 11 volleyball prospects from their annual sabbatical at the scenic Virginia Tech campus in Blacksburg. The Nothumberland girls attended camp at the location, where they spent some time on skills, but the majority in team competition. This year was no different from the previous in that the Indians were the smallest school present with only one 2A

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  • Football practice begins at Northumberland High School

    Posted on August 7, 2014 at 9:51 am

    Northumberland Indians head coach Brian Hahn (center) talks to his players.

    Last Thursday at 5:30 p.m., between 65 and 70 young men met with Head Coach Brian Hahn and members of his staff in the lockers rooms before hitting the practice field. It won’t be the last time as they work down to those late August days and the start of the 2014 season. Joining Hahn on the field were newcomers Todd Jones, a graudate of Northumberland football himself, and Justin

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  • District 15 Big League All-Stars Team takes 3rd place in states

    Posted on July 30, 2014 at 2:09 pm


    On July 5, 12 members of the District 15 Big League team traveled to Norton, VA to participate in the state tournament held at Union High School in Big Stone Gap.  This was after the team had completed a grueling 12 game schedule in 24 days, traveling to Richmond and Dumfries in order to qualify for state competition.  The team is composed of players, ages 16 -18, from Essex, Northumberland,

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