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Katie Anderson battles for possession during Randolph-Macon’s hard-fought win over Guilford.

R-MC rallies late, tops Quakers in OT battle

Posted on January 21, 2015 at 10:30 am

It is a guarantee that every team in every sport on every level will face significant adversity, whether a season ends with a losing record, or a championship. Many times, for teams experiencing the latter, that adversity is a key ingredient to their success.

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  • Atlee’s proving skeptics wrong with 8-6 season

    Posted on January 21, 2015 at 10:27 am

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    Robert Jenkins Jr., known to his friends and coaches as R.J., heard it over and over again, especially since last season, Atlee boys basketball finished with just two wins, after starting 2-0.

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  • Raiders girls team eyeing repeat playoff trip

    Posted on January 21, 2015 at 10:22 am

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    After a surprise appearance last year in the playoffs, the Raiders, to a player, expect to return to postseason action. But although they enjoyed a relatively easy 63-34 home win Friday over rival Lee-Davis, the Raiders showed there is much work to be done.

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  • Patriots’ basketball coach gets 100th win

    Posted on January 21, 2015 at 10:16 am

    Patrick Henry girls basketball coach Phillip Cobb hit the 100-win mark Saturday with a win over Albemarle. Cobb is currently in his sixth season with the Patriots.

    Patrick Henry girls basketball coach Phillip Cobb registered his 100th career victory Saturday as the homestanding Patriots held off a late Albemarle Patriots rally to win 47-46 in a Conference 16 game.

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  • Randolph-Macon alone at top of ODAC

    Posted on January 14, 2015 at 11:46 am

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    The defensive strategy of the Guilford Quakers coming into Saturday’s Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) men’s basketball game in Ashland against Randolph-Macon was very simple: guard the sharpshooters and dare point guard Marcus Badger to shoot the basketball. It backfired.

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  • Raiders shine at Invitational swim meet

    Posted on January 14, 2015 at 11:38 am

    Atlee senior Oakleigh Hogg competes in the finals of the Girls 100 Breaststroke at the 26th Annual Kecoughtan Swimming Invitational in Newport News. Hogg finished third while teammate Olivia Fisher won the event, both helping the Raiders to a second-place team finish.

    For high school swimmers, the Kecoughtan Invitational, held the second Saturday of each January in Newport News, brings a smile to their faces and a sparkle in their eyes. And this year, it was a banner day for all four county schools at the Midtown Aquatic Center.

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  • Patriots fall 56-40 against Deep Run

    Posted on January 14, 2015 at 11:33 am

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    It was an atmosphere filled with excitement at Patrick Henry High School last Friday night as the Wildcats took on the Patriots. However, Deep Run’s relentless full court press proved to be too much for the Patriot as the Wildcats pulled away in the fourth quarter, winning 56-40.

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  • Lee-Davis girls break losing streak; boys fall to Dinwiddie

    Posted on January 14, 2015 at 11:28 am

    The long, frustrating losing streak for Lee-Davis girls basketball is over. The Confederates got 25 points from Olivia Tuck and 16 from freshman Whitney Hopson as Lee-Davis held off Dinwiddie on the road Monday.

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  • PH gymnasts undefeated heading into homestretch

    Posted on January 14, 2015 at 11:25 am

    Patrick Henry gymnastics finds itself approaching rare territory. With one meet to go before February and the postseason, the Patriots are still unbeaten. Depth was key as three Patriots finished in the top five in all-around competition as Patrick Henry defeated rival, and homestanding, Deep Run Monday night.

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