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Northumberland’s Jack Jett bats a pitch to center field.

Another strong showing for Indians baseball team

Posted on April 16, 2014 at 5:59 pm

Picking up where they left off last week, the Northumberland varsity baseball team had another strong week as they captured their first conference win of the season. On Tuesday at home, they edged out King William 3-2 in a  10-inning nail biter; on Thursday, also at home, they shut out Essex 10-0 in a five-inning contest. Tuesday featured an exciting game with King William taking an early lead through their

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  • A dominant week: Indians baseball team takes three straight victories

    Posted on April 9, 2014 at 10:25 am

    Last week couldn’t have gone much better for the Northumberland Indians varsity baseball team. On Tuesday at home, they topped Mathews 4-0. On Friday, participating in the Dream Fields Invitational, they beat King William 10-4 and on Saturday blew out Middlesex 10-0. On Tuesday, Northumberland’s Jack Jett opened on the mound, pitching six innings and striking out 11 batters. “He pitched really well,” said Indians’ Head Coach Johnny Mothershead. In

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  • Softball squad splits week with one win and one loss

    Posted on April 9, 2014 at 10:24 am

    The Northumberland varsity girls’ softball team started off last week strong with a 5-1 victory over Mathews at home on Tuesday, and although they fared well against Nandua on Thursdaym a last-inning two-out home run gave the Lady Warriors a 7-5 win over the Indians. Tuesday, against one of the better teams that the Indians will again face this season, Head Coach Allison Cockrell said that he team “played really

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  • Softball squad shuts out Lady Chargers

    Posted on April 1, 2014 at 5:19 pm

    Northumberland High School softball player Mary Kathryn Hall bears down against Middlesex on Thursday.

    The Northumberland Indians varsity softball team shut out the Middlesex Lady Chargers at home 10-0 last Thursday in a six-inning matchup. Pitcher Mary Kathryn Hall had a monster showing as she allowed just one hit and struck out eight batters. The Indians shut down the Chargers in the field on defense and unleashed a barrage of plated hits on offense. Macy Augst went two-for-three at-bat with two doubles and four

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  • Indians deflate Middlesex, 13-3

    Posted on April 1, 2014 at 5:00 pm

    Thursday was unseasonably cold, but the Northumberland Indians varsity baseball team were red hot as they blew out the visiting Middlesex Chargers 13-3 in a matchup that was shortened to six innings. The Indians continued to sharpen both their offensive and defensive skills as everyone on the team got to play and step up to bat at least once in the game. The Indians’ coaching staff used four pitchers in

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  • Northumberland boys triumph at track meet, girls finish second

    Posted on April 1, 2014 at 5:00 pm

    Kiondre Owens, above, was named Athlete of the Meet at the track and field meet held Thursday at Northumberland High School.

    The 2014 outdoor track season kicked off at Northumberland on a cold but sunny day last Thursday with the promise of good things to come. Northumberland topped their three opponents in the boys’ meet and finished second for the girls’ meet. For the girls, Mathews won with 84 points, followed by Northumberland with 68, Charles City 21 and Washington and Lee rounding out the teams with a surprisingly low score

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  • Local wrestlers have success in major tournaments

    Posted on March 26, 2014 at 10:55 am

    Caleb Davis

    Six members of the Northern Neck Wrestling Club participated in two separate tournaments this past weekend with good results. Caleb Davis went to Maryland to compete in the 2013 Mason Dixon Challenge. Davis finished second in his weight division. At the Mid-Atlantic Wrestling Association Preliminary District Tournament, two high school students compete in the Elite Division while three adults wrestled in the Open Division. Of those adults, Aaron McIlwee took

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  • Softball team takes third place in tournament

    Posted on March 26, 2014 at 10:53 am

    Before the season began, Coach Allison Cockrell said that her girls were going to have to step it up a notch in their level of competition. And step it up they did. The Northumberland Lady Indians captured third in the prestigious Sports Backers Plus Tourney in Richmond this past Friday and Saturday. On Friday, the Lady Indians opened with a 1-0 victory over Central of Lunenburg. They then topped Dinwiddle,

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  • Indians factor into All-Star wins

    Posted on March 26, 2014 at 10:52 am

    Northumberland High School basketball player Justice Gordon (fourth from right, second row) receives her MVP trophy for the Northern Neck Shine Club’s 16th annual all-star game.

    On Saturday evening, Lancaster High School hosted the Northern Neck Shrine Club’s 16th annual all-star boys’ and girls’ basketball games, pitting graduating seniors from the old Northern Neck district against those from the former Tidewater District. It was one last chance to see the seniors from both district in action on the high school basketball court; it was also an opportunity to see the Northern Neck all-stars pad their winning

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