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The William Campbell varsity basketball team collided with local rival Gretna this past Tuesday night in Naruna with the Generals getting clipped by the Hawks 68-67 in Dogwood District hoops action. Gretna (5-2) overcame an 11-point halftime deficit with a huge third period lead by guard Mel…

The fifth annual Deck the Heels 5K took place in Altavista on Saturday (Dec. 10), and it proved to be a perfect night for the event. Runners from the Gladys area were among the participants and winners.

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The Brookneal Town Council honored the 2022 Brookneal Dixie Youth Girls Belles Softball team state champions with a resolution. Pictured are Vice Mayor Mark Wilkes, Thomas Short and Jason Francis (Dixie Girls coaches) and Mayor Richard Adams with their resolution.

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The Brookneal Town Council honored the 2022 Brookneal Dixie Youth Boys Ozone team state champions with a resolution. Mayor Richard Adams presents a resolution to Curt Mason, Clif Mason and Sam Terry (Dxie Boys coaches).

The William Campbell football team finished up their regular season this past Friday night in Naruna, falling to Dan River 66-38 in Dogwood District action. The Generals (3-7) dropped their third straight to end the regular season, however their journey will carry on in the Region 1B playoff…

The Altavista Colonels concluded their 2022 football campaign this past Friday night, falling in a tight battle on the road with Chatham 35-28. Both teams came into the contest out of playoff contention and looking to build some momentum heading into the offseason. Altavista (1-9) struck fir…

It was Homecoming on Friday night in Naruna, as William Campbell welcomed Chatham for a Dogwood District clash. In an explosive offensive display which saw plenty of big plays by both teams, Chatham outlasted the Generals 61-40.

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The dog days of summer are upon us once again, which means the high school football season is right around the corner. In Naruna, Head Coach Danny Broggin is preparing his talented squad for the 2022 season after his young Generals finished last season strong.

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Josiah Singleton, a native of Brookneal, is competing in his third season of the NBC contest program, American Ninja Warrior. The show presents contestants with obstacle courses and chances to move on to higher levels of competition.

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The Virginia Commonwealth Games at Liberty University, organized by Virginia Amateur Sports (VAS), is excited to host wrestling, Wednesday – June 29 in Lynchburg. The competition will begin at 10 a.m. in the LaHaye Multipurpose Center at Liberty University. Like with all VA Commonwealth Game…

The Altavista varsity baseball team hosted county rival William Campbell last week, with the Generals coming out on top 9-6 in Dogwood District action. Runs were scored early and often. The two teams combined for 20 hits total in the game as the Generals (4-11) held off a late Colonels rally…

The Lynchburg Hillcats played their 2022 season Opening Day at Lynchburg City Stadium last Tuesday, April 12. The Hillcats hosted Delmarva and lost 3-6 at the Opening Day Extravaganza, but they would go on to split the six-game home series with the Shorebirds at three games each. This week t…

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The Virginia Commonwealth Games at Liberty University, organized by Virginia Amateur Sports (VAS), is excited to host Adaptive Rugby on Sunday, April 10th at University of Virginia – Madison Bowl Field. The event will consist of competitions in passing for distance, kicking for distance (fro…

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In a showdown of defending state champions and backyard rivals, Class 2 state champs Appomattox bested Class 3 state champs Rustburg on Monday. It was a showdown between pitching sensations Courtney Layne of the Lady Raiders and Eden Bigham of the Lady Red Devils (who will be teammates at th…

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The Lady Red Devils came away from the VHSL Class 3 Indoor Track & Field State Championships with a fourth place finish, their highest team result in the program’s history. The Rustburg girls earned several top-eight finishes, and NaKayla Foster broke two school records, in the 55-meter …

Campbell Hall, a senior on the Altavista varsity volleyball team, has been named to VHSL Class 1’s 2nd Team All-State. Joining her in all-state volleyball honors are players from Rustburg High School’s Class 3 State Champion team.

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The William Campbell Generals boys basketball team picked up their second road win of the young hoops season with a 62-55 victory over Rustburg on Dec. 10. The Generals would race out to an early ten point lead before the Red Devils rallied late in the second quarter to close the gap to 25-2…

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It’s a tale of two girls who pitch, two teams, two schools, and two towns. Appomattox and Rustburg, neighboring communities with adjacent high school districts, both won a VHSL state Championship in softball in 2021. And both have their ace pitchers back for one more season this year before …

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UVA-Bound: Sometimes teammates and sometimes rivals, top-notch pitchers Courtney Layne (left, Appomattox County High School) and Eden Bigham (right, Rustburg High School) will be joining forces at the University of Virginia next year after they graduate from high school. The three have playe…

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The William Campbell varsity boys basketball squad continued their stellar start to the hoops season, improving to 4-1 with a 50-41 win over Brookville this past Wednesday night in Naruna. The Generals would trail by three after the opening quarter and the two teams would go back & forth…

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The William Campbell varsity girls basketball team traveled to Lynchburg on Wednesday night to take on Brookville, falling in defeat to the Bees 37-27 in hoops action. William Campbell would hold a 16-10 halftime lead but Brookville would counter by outscoring the Lady Generals 17-2 in a piv…

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The Altavista boys basketball team put on quite a show for the home crowd on Thursday night, easily defeating Randolph-Henry 78-25 in high school hoops action. The Statesmen (1-2) started the game with a deep three-pointer for their only lead of the evening, as the Colonels then embarked on …

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The William Campbell boys basketball team improved to 3-1 on the young hoops season with a dominating 58-33 win over Gretna on Tuesday night. Generals head coach Kyle Cox took his squad on the road to face off with the rival Hawks and would take the early lead in a physical matchup. The Gene…

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The William Campbell girls varsity basketball team continued the strong start to their hoops season on Tuesday night by easily dispatching Gretna 56-31. Following a back & forth contest early, the Lady Generals slowly built a 25-15 halftime advantage. William Campbell pulled away for goo…

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The Altavista boys basketball team earned another road win Tuesday night with a 60-47 victory over Appomattox. This win marked the third road triumph of the season so far for the Colonels. The Raiders were making their season debut following a late start to their schedule due to the recent s…

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Today, The Citadel gained a great wide receiver and defensive back. Rustburg’s Avery Dixon signed with The Citadel on a full scholarship on National Signing Day. 

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The William Campbell Generals boys basketball team picked up their second road win of the young hoops season with a 62-55 victory over Rustburg this past Friday night. The Generals would race out to an early ten point lead before the Red Devils would rally late in the second quarter to close…

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The William Campbell boys basketball team picked up its first win of the young season with an impressive 68-34 road victory over Central Lunenburg on Tuesday night. In the second quarter the Generals broke open what had been a close game, outscoring the Chargers by 13 to take a 37-17 lead in…

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The Altavista girls varsity basketball team continued their early season hoops journey on Wednesday night, traveling to Lynchburg to face Brookville. The Bees came out on top by a margin of 34-26. The Lady Colonels came into this contest fresh off of a home win over Cumberland earlier in the…

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The Altavista boys basketball squad hosted Brookville on Wednesday night, falling to the Bees 69-64 in an overtime thriller. The Colonels came out of the gates red hot as junior forward Stuart Hunt led the scoring charge for an early 14-0 run in the first quarter. The Bees soon settled down …