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The Invaders return to South Hill to rock the town

The Invaders will return for a 50th reunion show on Saturday, June 3 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Centennial Park Amphitheater in South Hill. The event is free admission…

Tuck Enterprises building on US 360 destroyed by fire

An early morning fire Thursday that totally destroyed the former Tuck Enterprise building on US 360 resulted in an estimated $500,000 loss.

Closing the gap

Using abandoned TV ‘white space,’ high-tech partners provide free educational broadband to 100 area homes – with many more to come

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Comets survive to play another day

Barker’s single in 11th inning sends Halifax to regional semis

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Belles shut out Georgia in World Series opener

SoVaNow.com / August 04, 2014
The Virginia Dixie Belles opened World Series action in Ponchatoula, La., with a 4-0 shutout win Saturday over Georgia.

The Virginia Belles met Alabama yesterday in second round action.

Katie Gregory went seven strong innings on the mound for the Virginia Belles. Gregory allowed two hits. She struck out five and walked four batters. Olivia Noblin served as her battery mate at catcher.

Virginia scored two runs in the first and added two more in the fourth. From there, the Belles made that advantage stand up.

In the Virginia first inning, Faith Lester walked. Noblin cracked an RBI double. Sara Moser added an RBI double in the first at-bat for the local all-stars.

Then, in the fourth inning, Abbey Bales singled. Tamaria Logan singled, and then Madison Hailey cleared the bases with a two-run triple.

Virginia finished with 12 hits. Noblin had two hits. Moser had one hit, and Erica Allgood also had a hit. Taylor Jones added a basehit and Bales delivered two hits.

Logan and Malasia Boyd also had one hit. Hailey delivered two hits and Skye Harlow and Chinaiya Owen had a basehit.

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