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Team members were Megan Baughan, Meredith Slaw, Hailee Green, Courtney Berhalter, Megan Elbourn, Lexi Hanks, MiKayla Rapp, Lexi Taylor, Maeve Collins, Mary Alyce Bronner, Jenna Whelan, Karli Taylor, Sarina Darby coaches Mike Slaw, Steve Elbourn and Lisa Whelan.

Richmond County Little League Senior Girls win Virginia State Championship, earn national-level trip to Florida

Posted on July 23, 2014 at 11:54 am

The Richmond County Little League senior girls went undefeated in the Virginia State tournament to capture the State title. In Sunday’s finale versus Clarke County, they took the lead early 1-0. Their opponent scored in the fourth inning to tie the game, and had a runner on first and third. They didn’t allow any other runners to cross the plate. Their offense picked back up in the fifth inning to

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  • Richmond County Little League girls win three straight

    Posted on July 16, 2014 at 1:47 pm

    Majors Girls

    The Richmond County major girl’s softball team journeyed to McLean, VA for the States tournament. They were scheduled to play three games that started on Friday; if they ended the weekend with one of the better team records they would continue to the semis on Monday and the finals on Tuesday. They won all three games against Elkton, Honaker, and Warwick. The team has only allowed seven runs while scoring

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  • Northern Neck Rivermen off to strong start

    Posted on July 16, 2014 at 1:38 pm

    The 2014 Northern Neck Rivermen

    The Northern Neck Rivermen opened their semi-pro football schedule on Saturday, July 12 versus the Arbutus Big Red. The Rivermen play their home games at King George High School field; their games benefit the high school football team. Kicker Barrett Hollingsworth put his Rivermen on the scoreboard first with a 24yd field. The offense got their running and passing game clicking and moved the ball down the field, and Adeola

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  • Essex County boys pick up win in states

    Posted on July 16, 2014 at 1:35 pm

    The Essex County Little League minor boy’s baseball team, who ended their weekend, 1-2.

    The Essex County Little League minor boy’s baseball team travelled to Grundy to play in the States tournament on Thursday, July 10. Grundy is in the southwestern area of Virginia in Buchanan County. The baseball and park facilities are located on a reclaimed strip mine that has been meticulously prepared to resemble a miniature Major League baseball field. Sixteen district winning teams were invited from all over the state. The

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  • Essex County Little League Minor boys team win District 15

    Posted on July 3, 2014 at 11:54 am

    Essex Minor boys and coaches Brayden Lewis, Kamren Robinson, Gavin Stone, Tahraun Hammond, Keiarvae Waddy, John Ball, Michael Brimmer, Ian Sylva, Trey Shelton, Davis Ball, Tyler Clark, Laken Tignor, Keith Stone, Reed Harmon, Charles Whitlock.

    The Essex minor boys continued their hot streak Tuesday June 24 through Saturday June 28 to capture the 9-10 year old Virginia District 15 Championship. They got into a rhythm win a game get a day off all the way to the finals. The final game started slowly as both teams scored one run in the first inning. Their bats came alive in the middle innings to take the lead

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  • Rappahannock High School softball team in Richmond County wins 1A state championship against William Campbell, 5-0

    Posted on June 18, 2014 at 10:56 am

    The Rappahannock Raiders varsity softball team took the state title when they defeated William Campbell 5-0.

    The Lady Raiders participated in and won the state softball championship for the first time ever in 50 years of the softball program. In the semifinals, the Lady Raiders faced the Auburn Lady Tigers; this was a back and forth game with the Lady Tigers taking the lead 2-1 in the first inning. Both teams scored in the fourth, yet the Lady Raiders were still behind 3-2. Rachel Douglas got

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  • Booster Club calling for Raider Pride in state tourney-bound teams

    Posted on June 11, 2014 at 1:27 pm

    ATTENTION all Raiders fans: it’s time to show your Raider pride! Members of the Rappahannock high School girls’ tennis team are leaving today for Radford followed by the Lady Raiders varsity softball team tomorrow, Thursday at noon. It’s a long trip that a lot of fans just aren’t able to make. Let’s make sure these young ladies now that we support them all the way! The Rappahannock Raiders Booster Club

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  • Lady Raiders moving on up to states

    Posted on June 11, 2014 at 12:12 pm

    Rappahannock Raiders Varsity softball pitcher Courtney Berhalter makes a throw to first.

    The Lady Raiders softball team hosted the Altavista Lady Colonels on Monday June 2, in the first round of 1A East Regional playoffs. Both teams entered the game with strong pitchers in the circle, and they lived up to the hype. The lady Raiders did not allow a base runner to reach third base, and four runners reached second. The home team had one base runner reach second in the

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  • Lady Raiders softball team wins conference title

    Posted on June 4, 2014 at 12:03 pm

    The Raiders varsity softball team celebrates the Conference Tourney championship.

      The number one seed Lady Raiders played the Lady Trojans in the Conference finals Friday, May 30 at Dream Fields. The Lady Raiders jumped out to an early lead by scoring three runs in the first inning. Their pitching and defense controlled the game until the sixth; they didn’t allow a runner past second base. They gave up three runs in the top of the sixth, and were tied

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