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Due to Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam declaring all schools in the Commonwealth closed for the remainder of year in response to the COVID-19 outbreak all VHSL spring sports and activities are cancelled. The VHSL will hold a conference call Tuesday morning with its VHSL Management Crisis team to…

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The Laidback Golf Tour began its seventh season Tuesday, March 10 under cloudy blustery weather conditions at Tuscarora Golf Club in Danville. The combination of early season jitters, scattered showers, strong wind gusts, and fast greens made scoring quite challenging for the group. Scores r…

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Four-time track champion Caleb Wright signed a letter of intent Thursday to run track and field at Montreat College in North Carolina. Pictured from left to right are Wright’s grandmother, Sylvia Doss, his father, Paul Wright, his grandfather, Terry Wright, Wright, Tammy Wright, his mother a…

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Due to the rapidly changing landscape regarding COVID-19 and amidst the cancellations of major college basketball tournaments, the VHSL Basketball Tournament games for Friday and Saturday have now been cancelled announced VHSL Executive Director Dr. John W. “Billy” Haun. 

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The NCAA released the following statement on Thursday afternoon: Today, NCAA President Mark Emmert and the Board of Governors canceled the Division I men’s and women’s 2020 basketball tournaments, as well as all remaining winter and spring NCAA championships. This decision is based on the ev…

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On Tuesday, Ridge Mills, a senior at Tunstall High School, signed to play football with Averett University next year. Mills is an outside linebacker and right tackle. Pictured from left to right are Jannie Beggarly, Dana Mills, Ridge Mills, Tracy Mills, and Barry Baggarly.

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Chatham High School’s Lady Cavalier basketball team split their two games last week. Chatham lost to Nelson County 70-55, and no we don’t want to talk about it.

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The Dogwood District basketball crown will reside in Ringgold once again as Dan River clinched the district title with victories over Appomattox County and Altavista this week. It was a tough week for the Wildcats (19-2, 11-0 Dogwood) as they played both games with leading scorer Tavion Belc…

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A 14-6 run to begin the second half was key to the GW Eagles 89-66 win over the Trojans last Tuesday night. In route to their victory, the entire 15-man roster scored, which is something the program hasn’t done in recent memory.

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It was a successful week for the Gretna Hawks.  The Hawks earned two wins this week at home.  They went up against Altavista and William Campbell.

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The Central Virginia Sports Commission (CVSC) has invited representatives from regional colleges, high schools, and community stakeholders along with colleagues, friends and family to honor Dennis Carter’s 37 years of dedication to the community through sports and relationships. The event is…

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It was a busy week for the Gretna boys’ basketball team.  The Hawks played extremely well this week, bringing home two wins.

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Chatham High School’s Lady Cavaliers remain undefeated in the district.  Chatham vanquished three district opponents last week.  Chatham won at Appomattox 39-37.  The Lady Cavaliers trailed by seven points 31-24 at the beginning of the fourth quarter.  The Lady Cavaliers used intensity to ov…

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Dan River’s boys’ basketball team is off to a fast start this season, rolling through its first six games while averaging 67 points per game. The Wildcats improved to 6-0 and 2-0 in the Dogwood District with victories over Chatham, William Campbell, and Tunstall respectively.

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Jonovan Coles scored 20 points as Chatham High School’s junior varsity basketball team defeated Dan River High School last week.

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The Atlanta Braves announced today that Brandon Bennett will take over as the Danville Braves General Manager beginning in January.

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It was nothing but short of dominance. Dan River brought the energy from their Dec. 6 win over GW-Danville into Tunstall’s house last Tuesday night Dec. 10, defeating the Trojans 82-62. Although it may have been one-sided in favor of Dan River, head coach Ken Murphy believes his Wildcat squa…

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The Harry Johnson Holiday Classic, formerly the Holiday Shootout, will return to Danville on Dec. 26-28 at George Washington High School (GW).

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The Westover Christian Academy Lady Bulldogs basketball team earned a victory at home on Friday night December 13, defeating the Crusaders of Temple Christian School of Madison Heights, 37-34. 

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Bridgewater College senior linebacker and former Dan River High School standout Re’Shaun Myers picked up two outstanding postseason awards Sunday as he received the Lanier Award for the first time and the State Linebacker of the Year for a second straight season by the Touchdown Club of Rich…

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Chatham High School’s Lady Cavalier varsity basketball team won both of their games last week.  Chatham beat Bassett 36-4.  The Lady Cavalier defense gave up a field goal in the second quarter, and allowed a couple free throws in the fourth quarter. Quanadra Tunstall had a double, double wit…

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Less than 17 seconds remained on the clock, and Heritage’s Jacobi Lambert made two free throws to put the Pioneers over GW 61-58. As the clock ticked down, the Eagles knew only three points stood between a loss and overtime. Eagles guard Ja’Kobe Dixon stepped up to the challenge as he sank a…

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In front of a crammed to capacity gym in Ringgold Friday night, two of the area’s premier basketball programs – Dan River and defending Class 4 champion GW-Danville – faced off in their only scheduled contest of the season. The Wildcats roared out to big first half lead but had to stop a lat…

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Trey, Terrell, and Tremaine Edmunds are looking forward to a homecoming of sorts during the Pittsburgh Steelers and Buffalo Bills football game Sunday, Dec. 15 in Pittsburgh. 

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Dan River High School alumnae and Bridgewater College senior Re’Shaun Myers recently made history in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference. The 5’11” 237-pound linebacker is the first two-time winner of the Lou Wacker ODAC Defensive Player of the Year honor. 

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Ringgold resident Tyler Simmons had never seen a black bear in person until Tuesday, Dec. 3 when he bagged one during a hunt in Java. 

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On Friday, Nov. 22 Danville Braves General Manager David Cross announced from the home team locker room new logos for the 2020 season. 

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Daelyn Miller and the Gretna Hawks’ football team got revenge for last season’s playoff exit.

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After three quarters that featured lots of drama and changes of momentum, the GW Eagles found themselves trailing the Salem Spartans by only a touchdown.  But the Spartans showed why they are the number-one seed in Region 4D.  They scored three straight touchdowns to close the same, winning …

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The GW Eagles opened the 2019 playoffs last Friday with a sluggish offensive performance.  But it was more than offset by a stellar defense and one big special teams play.  The Eagles went on the road and beat the Halifax County Blue Comets 27-6 to advance to Round Two.

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Virginia International Raceway, one of North America’s most iconic road courses, reveals its lineup for the 2020 season including 10 thrilling spectator events from April through November.