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The Altavista Colonels hosted William Campbell last week, putting on an impressive offensive performance in the 76-55 victory. The Colonels would race out to a 37-24 halftime lead thanks in large part to their defense, which forced ten turnovers. Altavista would keep up the defensive intensi…

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William Campbell returned to action last Wednesday night as they hosted Nelson County and would pick up their first win of the season, 46-42 in double overtime. After a back and forth affair that would see eight lead changes throughout regulation, the Generals would take control in the secon…

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The Colonels faced a team with two dominant players in Parry McCluer in their January 21 men’s basketball game.

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The Altavista Colonels earned a victory in their first swim meet of the season against Liberty Christian Academy (LCA) on Friday, January 15 at the Altavista Area YMCA.

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The Willam Campbell Generals and Appomattox Raiders Girls’ Basketball Teams squared off Friday night in a battle of the unbeatens…unbeaten at least after one game. Both teams had won their opening games of the 2020-21 season, but only the Generals advanced to 2-0 at the end of the night with…

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The William Campbell Generals’ Boys' Basketball team opened their 2021 season with two games this past week. The Generals first hit the road to play Nelson County on Wednesday night, ultimately falling to the Governors in a close contest, 47-41. Junior forward Colten Allen led the Generals’ …

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The Altavista Colonels girls basketball squad traveled to Appomattox on Wednesday, Jan. 13, and returned home after a hard-fought 36-33 overtime loss.

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ACS swim team will be competing in their first meet of the year at the Altavista Area YMCA against Liberty Christian Academy. Watch the men's 50 meter race below, and lookout for further coverage of the meet online and in next week's paper.

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The matchup between the Raiders’ and Colonels’ basketball teams on January 13 began with a hard-fought first quarter.

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South Boston, VA…..Finances have always played a key role in racing, especially for the weekly short-track racers. That is why South Boston Speedway officials have worked hard over the years to make racing more affordable for competitors, and, at the same time, keep the competition on a leve…

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Sports returned Thursday night to the Seminole District after a long wait due to the pandemic. The Brookville Bees boys’ basketball team traveled to Rustburg to open the season up against the Devils, a young team with only 3 returning players. 

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South Boston, VA…..Over the last two or three years Tony Housman has wanted to try his hand at racing at South Boston Speedway. Unfortunately, his plans to race at “America’s Hometown Track” did not fully materialize.

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The ACS Colonels’ men’s and women’s basketball games against Appomattox County High originally scheduled for Monday were cancelled.

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Charlottesville, Va. – On December 10, the VHSL announced that it “is requiring each school to follow the recommendations of the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)” that students and coaches wear masks while participating in sports. This requirem…

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LYNCHBURG, Va. –Liberty University football has paused all team-related activities due to elevated number of COVID-19 cases within the football program.

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LYNCHBURG, Va. – Liberty closed out a perfect home slate with a 45-0 shutout victory over the UMass Minutemen, Friday at Williams Stadium. 

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South Boston, Va….This season has been a tough one for Scott Phillips. The Halifax, Virginia resident had looked forward to racing in the Pure Stock Division at South Boston Speedway in 2020 only to see the COVID-19 pandemic crush that hope.

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RALEIGH, N.C. – The host NC State Wolfpack took advantage of a late interception and blocked a field goal within the closing minutes to hold on for a 15-14 win over the 21st-ranked Liberty Flames, Saturday at Carter-Finley Stadium. 

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LYNCHBURG, Va. – The 22nd-ranked Liberty Flames rolled up a season-high 633 yards of total offense on the way to a 58-14 victory over Western Carolina on Saturday at Williams Stadium.

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BLACKSBURG, Va. – Liberty senior Alex Barbir made a 51-yard field goal with one second remaining in the game, giving the No. 25 Flames a 38-35 win at Virginia Tech, Saturday at Lane Stadium.

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Altavista Combined School recently hired Lemuel Curran, a technical drawing teacher at the school, as its new varsity men’s soccer coach.

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CHARLOTTESVILLE –– No matter which way the game had ended for the home team late Saturday night––with an exhilarating victory or a crushing defeat––University of Virginia football players would have reconvened Monday morning to start preparing for Louisville’s visit to Scott Stadium, and an …

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CHARLOTTESVILLE –– Another game, another 8 o’clock kickoff for the University of Virginia football team, which hosts North Carolina in that time slot Saturday night.

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LYNCHBURG, Va. – Liberty’s Thomas Sargeant, who recently started his 40th career game for the Flames, is drawing national attention for his consistent play on the offensive line.

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Roanoke, VA – Virginia Amateur Sports, Inc (VAS) organizers of the Virginia Commonwealth Games at Liberty University annual athletes of the year have been selected: Micayah Holland of Portsmouth was named Youth – Female Athlete of the Year, Clayton Stoil of Great Falls was named Youth – Male…

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Correction: A previous version of this article misquoted Mark McPherson as saying Brookneal High School when he actually said Brookville High School.

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Following the spring sports season that never was, now that Virginia has entered reopening phase 3, baseball is back in Altavista. Altavista, William Campbell, and Staunton River High Schools will be playing a 15-game baseball series this summer, with each team playing 10 games.

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Minor League Baseball announced this afternoon that the 2020 baseball season, including that of the Lynchburg Hillcats, has been officially canceled due to COVID-19.