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Name: Jack Jett

Grade: Senior

Height: 6'4"

Weight: 205 lbs.

Positions: Going to Old Dominion University to pitch

High School Team: Northumberland Indians varsity baseball team

Awards: All-State Second Baseman, All-Region Second Baseman, All-Conference Second Baseman, Second Team All-Conference First Baseman, 2014 Virginia High School League 1A state championship junior year, won Triple Crown national championship in Richmond sophomore year

Also considered: Virginia Military Institute, Virginia Commonwealth University, Radford University

Major: Undecided, but looking into sports management

Northumberland High School’s Jack Jett commits to Old Dominion University in Norfolk

Posted on November 25, 2014 at 6:51 pm

On November 19, Northumberland High School senior Jack Jett signed his National Letter of Intent to play baseball and attend classes at Old Dominion University next fall. In committing to ODU, Jett said he wanted to pick a university with a great baseball program; he felt that the up-and-coming ODU can help him go far in progressing his game. “I really liked the coaches, I really seemed to click with the

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  • Northern Neck trio bring home All-State medals

    Posted on November 19, 2014 at 10:04 am

    Rain Eguiguren and Sarah Schindler of Northumberland High School with Coach Eddie Barnes.

    Three Northern Neck girls earned All-State medals the VHSL State Championship at Great Meadows Park, last Friday.  Mary Frere from Lancaster High School finished 7th place overall with a time of 21:14.  Sarah Schindler and Rain Eguiguren from Northumberland High School finished in 8th and 12th place, with times of 21:16 and 21:33, respectively.   Congratulations to these young ladies in succeeding in one of the highest individual cross country events

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  • No. 11 Northumberland football loses to No. 6 Parry McCluer 48-12

    Posted on November 14, 2014 at 10:36 pm

    The varsity team was unable to win their Homecoming game.

    The Northumberland varsity football team traveled to Parry McCluer and aimed to put up a fight for the victory. They kept the game close in the first quarter, but Parry McCluer ran away with the lead in the second, putting up 27 points to 0. The clock was run down in the second half with Northumberland picking up one more score in the third quarter. What’s next: Parry McCluer will travel

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  • No. 5 Colonial Beach football defeats No. 12 Lancaster 49-14 in Region 1A East Playoffs First Round

    Posted on November 14, 2014 at 10:23 pm

    Colonial Beach ran all over the visiting Lancaster Red Devils on Friday night as the Drifters rolled up 562 rushing yards and three players scored two touchdowns apiece. Nicholas Graves, DezJohn Parker and Cameron Headley each had two touchdowns and each ran for at least 125 yards. Lancaster’s defense recovered a fumble to score one of its touchdowns and Devante Stewart rushed for the other. What’s next: Colonial Beach will

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  • Northumberland tops Rappahannock County in first round of Eastern Region play

    Posted on November 12, 2014 at 9:02 am

    It’s tough to beat one team four times in a season, especially one as good as Rappahannock County.  But the Lady Indians volleyball team did just that here Monday night.  It was the first round of the Eastern Region volleyball championships to determine the top two teams that will advance to the state championships.  In an almost repeat of Saturday’s scores, the Indians won three sets t none.  The scores

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  • Football team beats Lancaster, moves on to region play

    Posted on November 12, 2014 at 8:57 am

    Football

    The Indians won 27-14 over Lancaster on their field Friday night.  Friday also saw the return of the Old Wooden Dock trophy.  Northumberland will advance to the Eastern Region Playoffs this Friday at Parry McCluer. Northumberland won the coin toss and elected to receive the opening kickoff.  After exchanging the ball a cople of times, the Indians had the ball again, this time on their own 34 yard line.  Ameer

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  • Local teams prepare for Group 1A football playoffs, see pairings

    Posted on November 9, 2014 at 12:51 pm

    Friday begins the race to the Group 1A state football championship and six of the Conference 43 teams have qualified for the Virginia High School League Region 1A East first round. Be sure to check back on Friday at the Northumberland Echo online for live updates at www.northumberlandecho.com for coverage of all six local teams: Colonial Beach, Essex, Lancaster, Northumberland, Rappahannock and Washington & Lee. Altavista is the defending Group

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  • Rappahannock tops Northumberland

    Posted on November 6, 2014 at 9:23 am

    Moving the game ahead one day didn’t stop the Rappahannock Raiders from playing a trick on the visiting Northumberland Indians last Thursday.  The trick came in the person of running back Marcus Byrd.  Byrd scored three times in the first twelve minutes of play putting the Indians in a hole they couldn’t climb out of and leading to a 42-22 loss. Byrd scored on runs of 60, 19 and 45

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  • Lady Indian volleyballers move on to conference play

    Posted on November 5, 2014 at 11:02 am

    The Indians were victorious.

    The Northumberland lady Indians volleyball team took care of business up at Rappahannock last Tuesday in a three sets to none victory.  The win, plus their overall record gave them the first place seeding in this week’s Conference 42 championships. At Rappahannock, in the lair of the Raiders, the scores were 25-10, 25-11 and 25-18.  Once again it was the strong play at the net that gave the Indians their

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