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Countywide softball record: 32-5

Posted on April 29, 2015 at 12:29 pm

After 33 games, the combined record of Hanover County’s four high school softball teams is 32-5. Four of the five defeats? They occurred when two county teams collided. Two such showdowns occurred this past week, as the Atlee Raiders experienced the agony, then the ecstasy, of softball inside the confines of the county. It began with a trip to Ashland for their annual meeting with Patrick Henry, a game originally

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  • Kurt Busch dominates at Richmond International Raceway

    Posted on April 29, 2015 at 12:17 pm

    Kurt Busch revels in his victory at RIR last weekend.

    Round one may have gone to Mother Nature, but round two belonged to Kurt Busch. Taking the lead on lap 95 from a previously dominate Joey Logano, Busch made everyone forget about the strong start of last April’s winner at Richmond International Raceway, setting a personal record for most laps led in a race in his career at 291, capturing the Toyota Owners 400 Sunday afternoon. With the win, Busch

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  • Yellow Jackets softball wins first-ever ODAC title

    Posted on April 27, 2015 at 5:05 pm

    The victorious Yellow Jackets softball team.

    Just three weeks ago, some observers of Randolph-Macon softball wondered if 2015 was a season that just wasn’t meant to be, coming off a rare home doubleheader loss to Roanoke. But head coach Kevin Proffitt didn’t waver in his belief in the team, and especially the leadership of his three seniors. Sunday in Salem, it paid off as history was made. For the first time ever, the Yellow Jackets are

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