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Central Lunenburg

High School Football

High School Football Notebook: Streak ends for Central Lunenburg

VICTORIA – At some point, it had to end. Coach Will Thomas knew that. Up until Nov. 24, his team had beaten all challengers. But ... Read more

by Matthew Hatfield, Wednesday, November 30, 2022 2:00 am

High School Football

High School Football

High School Football Notebook: Central looks ahead to championship

And then there were two. After months of competition, with teams pouring blood, sweat and tears into the games, we’ve reached the end of the ... Read more

by Matthew Hatfield, Monday, November 21, 2022 5:57 pm

Central Lunenburg

Buckingham Knights

High School Football Notebook: Buckingham falls, Central advances

The sixth-seeded Buckingham Knights saw their 2022 season come to a close last Thursday. In a hard-fought game, the team lost 17-12 to the reigning ... Read more

by Matthew Hatfield, Monday, November 14, 2022 1:16 pm

Central Lunenburg

BUCKINGHAM HIGH SCHOOL

High School Football Notebook: Buckingham Knights prep for road test

A forfeit victory over winless Cumberland did not provide much benefit to the final power rating for Seth Wilkerson’s Buckingham Knights, who closed out the ... Read more

by Matthew Hatfield, Monday, November 7, 2022 11:31 am

Buckingham

A family experience: Ansari chosen for alma mater’s Hall of Fame

Albeit soft-spoken and full of humility, Buckingham County resident Dr. Abdulbari Musa Ansari is beaming with pride these days. That’s because back in September, he ... Read more

by Matthew Hatfield, Friday, November 4, 2022 7:58 pm

High School Football

High School Football

High School Football Notebook: Can Central Lunenburg finish perfect?

VICTORIA – With sole possession of first place in the James River District on the line, fans were treated to a defensive battle on the ... Read more

by Matthew Hatfield, Monday, October 31, 2022 2:38 pm

High School Football

Buckingham County Knights

High School Football Notebook: Buckingham prepares for a showdown

DILLWYN – Notching their seventh straight double-figure triumph, the Buckingham County Knights took care of business against Amelia by a score of 28-12 last Friday. ... Read more

by Matthew Hatfield, Wednesday, October 26, 2022 12:20 am

High School Football

High School Football

High School Football Notebook: Knights, Chargers keep momentum going

DILLYN – As we head toward the final weeks of the regular high school football season, some teams in the James River District are building ... Read more

by Matthew Hatfield, Monday, October 17, 2022 3:31 pm

Central Lunenburg

High School Football

High School Football: Buckingham, Lunenburg climb state rankings

DILLYN – Earlier this month, the Virginia High School League released its first official set of high school football power ratings and will be releasing ... Read more

by Matthew Hatfield, Monday, October 10, 2022 4:24 pm

High School Football

Buckingham County

High School Football Notebook: Buckingham makes it four straight

DILLWYN – Go ahead and blame it on the storm. Thanks to Hurricane Ian, this past week’s high school football schedule looked more like an ... Read more

by Matthew Hatfield, Monday, October 3, 2022 12:35 pm

Central Lunenburg

James River District

High School Football Notebook: Only one unbeaten team remains

And then there was one. After Week Five of the high school football season, just one unbeaten team remains in the James River District. That ... Read more

by Matthew Hatfield, Tuesday, September 27, 2022 9:15 pm

Central Lunenburg

High School Football

High School Football Notebook: Big games loom this week

VICTORIA — They just keep winning. Central Lunenburg. Randolph-Henry. Prince Edward County. All three remain undefeated in the James River District as we head into ... Read more

by Matthew Hatfield, Tuesday, September 20, 2022 2:50 am

High School Football

Buckingham Football: With veteran team, Knights built for success

BUCKINGHAM – Exciting moments and close finishes were the norm for the Buckingham football team the past couple seasons.  In 2019, the Knights pieced together ... Read more

by Matthew Hatfield, Sunday, August 21, 2022 8:46 pm