Bluestone boys win two, lose one with season drawing to close

Three games left before conference play begins

Park View varsity boys best Franklin, Southampton

The varsity Dragon boys of Park View enjoyed a successful week with victories over Franklin and Southampton in Tri-Rivers District play. On Friday, the Dragons walloped Franklin High School 81-38 behind big nights offensively for freshman standout Keldon Johnson and sophomore guard Lamari House. The duo poured in a combined 19 points in the first quarter as Park View jumped […]

Lady Dragons trounce Franklin, Southampton

A lopsided advantage only grew larger as the Park View varsity girls obliterated Franklin High School 53-13 on Friday night. The Lady Dragons jumped out in front of their hosts 15-4 in the first quarter, but that wasn’t the worst of it for the Bronco varsity girls. Park View won the second quarter 12-0 and continued to widen the lead […]

Baron girls extend perfect record with three victories

The Bluestone Lady Barons cemented their standing atop the James River District with three victories last week — raising their season record to a remarkable 15-0. On Tuesday, the girls thumped visiting Amelia, 65-31, and on Thursday night their margin of victory was even greater in a 63-24 road win over Goochland. The Lady Barons had a tougher time Friday […]

Jayvee Dragons fall to Franklin

The Park View Dragon jayvee boys got off to a slow start and never recovered in their 41-27 loss to Franklin High School on Friday. The Dragon jayvees tallied only four points in the first quarter and 11 points at halftime as the visiting Broncos nearly doubled up the score at the break. Franklin led 9-4 at the end of […]

Trojan boys, girls gain split against Nottoway

On Jan. 21 the Bluestone Middle School Trojans traveled to Nottoway Middle School to take on the Cougars in Southside Conference action. The Lady Trojans began the night and lost 34-18, but the girls played hard with limited personnel. Afterwards, the boys evened the night with a convincing 48-38 win to improve their record to 3-3. The Trojans currently are […]

For Mecklenburg trustees, it’s a testy New Year

Tanner, Smiley win leadership posts on 5-4 vote; audience misses out on early decision

20 years on call: Cage retiring as E911 director

After nearly 20 years on the job, Linda Cage, director of emergency communications for the E911 center, is retiring. She is only the second person to hold the position since Mecklenburg County implemented its 911 emergency calling system in 1995. Her last day will be March 31. “It’s time, after all I’m 68,” Cage says of her decision to retire. […]

Father, son indicted in Oxford double murder

A Granville County, N.C. grand jury indicted Edward Campbell and Eric Campbell Monday for the first degree murders of Jerome and Dora Faulkner. Edward Campbell and Eric Campbell were each also indicted for first degree burglary, robbery with a dangerous weapon, second degree arson, two counts of cruelty to animals – stemming from the murder of the Faulkner’s two dogs […]

Driver in Pearce’s Mini-Mart robbery gets 13 year term

A fourth defendant in the armed robbery of Pearce’s Mini Mart in La Crosse last April was sentenced Tuesday for her role as the getaway driver. Krysta Summer Nichole Smith of Colonial Heights received an active prison term of 13 years, was assessed costs of nearly $3,300, and she must serve one year of supervised probation upon her release from […]