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Local Bar leads Food Frenzy

The Halifax County Bar Association has been named one of the winners of the 2014 Legal Food Frenzy competition sponsored by the Feedmore Central Virginia Food Bank, a charitable organization…

Possession of fire bomb charged to South Boston man

A 54 year old South Boston man has been arrested and charged with the manufacture, possession or use of a fire bomb or explosive material or device. Matthew Hubbard Jr.…

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Potts Landing, the area’s only gated airpark, touts wonders of flight

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Official football practice begins tomorrow for local high schools

Park View and Bluestone will begin full football practice schedules Thursday and both schools have been conducting conditioning sessions during the off-season to better prepare their players.

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Sturdifen, Roberts earn All-JRD recognition

SoVaNow.com / March 06, 2013
Carmen Sturdifen and Bryona Roberts are Bluestone’s lone representatives on the All-James River District girls basketball team announced last week at the conclusion of league action.

Bluestone, which finished as runners-up in the James River District postseason tournament, had one representative on the first team unit, Sturdifen. The senior post player also earned Honorable Mention recognition on the Group A, All-Region B team. Bluestone fell in the opening round of the Region B, Division 2 tournament, losing to Chatham High School 65-40.

Roberts, a guard for the Lady Barons, was the only junior member of the All-James River District second team unit. Two juniors, Takia Williams of Amelia and Ron’nequah Smith of Central of Lunenburg, were selected to the first team.

First Team:
Takia Williams – Junior – Amelia
Tammara Taylor – Senior – Goochland
Ron’nequah Smith – Junior – Central
Annesha Harris – Sophomore – Cumberland
Carmen Sturdifen – Senior – Bluestone
Second Team:
Jasmine Mitchell – Senior – Amelia
Chakiryn Jackson – Senior – Goochland
Allison Roberts – Senior – Randolph-Henry
Bryona Roberts – Junior – Bluestone
Shamori Blackwell – Senior – Nottoway

Honorable Mention:
Kamran Gilliam – Senior – Cumberland
Sydnie Baker – Senior – Amelia
Timara Haskins – Sophomore – Buckingham
Destini Todd – Senior – Nottoway
Jasmine Brooks – Senior – Randolph-Henry
Khayla Leabough – Junior – Goochland
Sydney Ezell – Senior – Goochland
Player of the Year – Takia Williams – Coach of the Year – Robin Gary, Amelia


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