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Tournament MVP Marcus Badger, a Randolph-Macon senior, drives the ball down the court. (H-P photos by Nick Liberante)

R-MC men win in ODAC basketball tournament

Posted on March 4, 2015 at 11:11 am

By ROB WITHAM H-P Correspondent Persistence. Calm. Balance. Three traits that are found in championship teams. All three rose to the surface this past weekend at the Salem Civic Center, as the top-seeded Randolph-Macon men’s basketball team made comeback after comeback, taking the best punches of three teams, then delivering the knockout blow. The Yellow Jackets completed a historic 19-0 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) season by winning the 2015

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  • R-MC victorious in lacrosse action against Christopher Newport

    Posted on March 4, 2015 at 11:00 am

    R-MC’s Alicia Hsieh powers past Christopher Newport’s Carly Wilson and toward the goal during Saturday’s game. (H-P photos by Nick Liberante)

    By ROB WITHAM H-P Correspondent Mother Nature has wreaked havoc on sports schedules the past two weeks. Randolph-Macon College women’s lacrosse has found different ways to keep sharp while enduring the seemingly endless schedule changes. “Every day has been wait for a text, wait for an email, see what the plan is, but we’ve been able to do some fun things,” noted Yellow Jackets head coach MK Geratowski. “We have

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  • Randolph-Macon goes undefeated in ODAC

    Posted on February 25, 2015 at 2:42 pm

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    The Yellow Jackets have not only broken the school record for most consecutive wins, now at 20 and counting, but they completed their first perfect regular season in Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) play at 16-0 with an 82-63 win Saturday at Emory and Henry.

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  • R-MC women finish second in ODAC

    Posted on February 25, 2015 at 2:38 pm

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    Saturday, the Yellow Jackets knocked out Bridgewater 87-75 to give Randolph-Macon their 20th win of the season. The Yellow Jackets finished second in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference with a 13-3 mark. Randolph-Macon is the number-two seed in this week’s ODAC Tournament in Salem.

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  • Patriots boys, girls fall to Albemarle in semis

    Posted on February 25, 2015 at 2:28 pm

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    It was a playoff atmosphere in Charlottesville Monday night as Patrick Henry’s girls and boys basketball teams traveled to Albemarle High School. The winner of these Conference 16 semi-finals would advance to the title game. Unfortunately, both Albemarle teams’ size and speed proved too much for the Patriots.

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  • County’s swimmers make waves at states

    Posted on February 25, 2015 at 2:20 pm

    Patrick Henry’s Ted Schubert competes in the 100 Butterfly. He repeated as state champion, capturing the 100 Backstroke.

    Swimming in Hanover County continues to make bigger waves every year. The season came to a close this past weekend as Hanover made history at the 4A State Championship in Christiansburg, while Atlee drew ever closer to an elusive first team state title at the 5A State Championship in Chesterfield.

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  • Hanover grapplers take four state titles

    Posted on February 25, 2015 at 2:15 pm

    Hanover’s J.D. Gregory pins Lio Quezada of John Handley to take his third straight state title during the 4A Championships in Salem last week. The Hawks took four individual titles and placed second as a team. (H-P photo by Jeff Gregory)

    More bad weather forced the Virginia High School League (VHSL) to condense the usual two-day state tournament format to one, completely changing decision-making and strategy as Hanover fought to repeat as 4A champions in Salem, while other county schools competed at the 5A State Championship in Fairfax.

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  • Yellow Jackets break record for straight wins

    Posted on February 18, 2015 at 11:55 am

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    In front of a raucous capacity crowd, and a television audience, at Crenshaw Gymnasium, the Randolph-Macon Yellow Jackets, named the new number one team in the nation in Division III basketball Monday night, disposed of rival Hampden-Sydney 79-65 to break a school record of most consecutive wins with 17.

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  • Hanover grapplers take region

    Posted on February 18, 2015 at 11:52 am

    Hanover’s J.D. Gregory wins over Caden Darber of Jamestown. (H-P photo by Jeff Gregory)

    By the time the championship round arrived at the 2015 Regionals, held this past weekend at Hanover High, the host Hawks already held a prohibitive lead, and cruised to the team title with 246.5 points.

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