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Atlee’s Booth Watson attacks the ball close to the Midlothian goal during Monday’s game against the Trojans. (H-P photo by Nick Liberante)

Atlee Raiders thwart Midlothian Trojans in lacrosse

Posted on March 25, 2015 at 9:44 am

By ROB WITHAM H-P Correspondent   If you don’t follow boys lacrosse, you may not realize that the Atlee Raiders and Midlothian Trojans have quite the rivalry. Matches with county rivals like Hanover or Lee-Davis may be more notable, but an Atlee/Midlothian match gets the Raiders’ juices flowing like none other. Former rivals at the club level, the Trojans played their second match in Virginia High School League (VHSL) history

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  • Yellow Jackets softball splits a doubleheader

    Posted on March 25, 2015 at 9:34 am

    Macon’s Madison Gilman connects with a single to center field that scored Sierra Ford to end the game against Shenandoah with the eight-run rule at 9-1 after five innings. (H-P photo by Nick Liberante)

    By ROB WITHAM H-P Correspondent   Randolph-Macon head softball coach Kevin Proffitt stood in the empty third base dugout following his Yellow Jackets’ doubleheader split Sunday in Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) action against Shenandoah, doing what every coach has done since the dawn of competition. Second-guessing. Down 4-3 entering the bottom of the seventh in game two, Proffitt felt if they could get runners aboard, hitters would deliver. But,

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  • Two points end Yellow Jackets men’s basketball season

    Posted on March 18, 2015 at 11:03 am

    All eyes are on Chris Hamilton as he lines up what ended up being the Jackets’ final shot of the season, which missed.

    R-MC had 25 straight wins By ROB WITHAM H-P Correspondent   It was a ride for the ages, a 104-day journey filled with smiles, celebrations, multiple heroes, and record-breaking individual and team performances. The only problem was that the journey could have lasted 111 days. The final exit was hoped to be in Salem, where the Randolph-Macon Yellow Jackets’ men’s basketball team already hoisted one trophy and hoped to do

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