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Warhill, W&M Product Dedmon Sign Dolphins Futures Contract Former Warhill High star and receiver and return specialist William & Mary DeVonte Dedmon has signed a term contract with the Miami Dolphins. Dedmon joins three other former W&M stars who are currently on NFL rosters: Indianapolis All-Pro long snapper Luke Rhodes, Chicago safety DeAndre Houston-Carson and …

SPENCER – From older homes to new builds, Spencer offers a wide variety of homes for sale as well as a full range of outdoor recreation areas. This 34 square mile town 12 miles west of Worcester was settled in 1717, incorporated in 1753 and named after Massachusetts Governor Spencer Phips. Today, what was once …

ASHVILLE— For some, cheerleading conjures up a narrow image. Kristen Dunst and Gabrielle Union talk, build human pyramids, and get thrown through the air like they weigh nothing. For years, the “Bring It On” cheering contest model was the only model. Now changes are happening in the world of joy, starting with the creation of …

Old Dominion wide receiver Ali Jennings III was named the American Conference Player of the Week. He caught nine passes for 252 yards, the fourth all-time FBS wide receiver this season, and a school record tying three touchdowns on Saturday as ODU secured bowl eligibility by beating Charlotte. For the season, Jennings has 56 receptions …

Division III-ranked Christopher Newport (11-0) kept his perfect record intact with a 3-0 victory on Saturday over Mary Washington in the Captains’ Coast-to-Coast Athletic Conference opener. Molly Beegle scored in the 38th minute and Riley Cook, the Captains’ all-time leading scorer, doubled the lead in the 49th. Ryanne Davidson made it 3-0 in the 82nd. …

Nicole Fredericks and Ilse Westera scored as Old Dominion (No.18) (10-3, 4-1) took a two-goal lead and held off Providence 2-1 on Friday in a Big East game in Rhode Island . Both Monarchs goals were scored from the penalty spot. Fredericks scored with assists from Alice DeMars and Frederiq Zandbergen in the 22nd minute, …

The Hampton Roads Sports Hall of Fame has announced that Mark West, a former Old Dominion basketball star, is in the 2021 Induction Class. Joining West in the Hall of Fame 2021 class are baseball player Melvin “BJ” Upton, tennis player Julie Shiflet Davidson, lacrosse coach Tom Duquette and journalist David Teel, former columnist for …

Mission accomplished: With a team record 36 holes, the Yorktown Patriots qualified for the state tournament for the first time since 1995. The high school golf team did so by finishing second with a 296-296-592 total at the 6D North Region tournament, played Oct. 4-5 at the Algonkian Region Park par 72 golf course in …

Lake Taylor High graduate James Madison linebacker Diamonte Tucker-Dorsey was named Colonial Athletic Association co-defensive player of the week after helping the Dukes, ranked third in the Stats Perform FCS Top 25, hold the New Hampshire 23-21. The junior redshirt recorded five tackles and his first collegiate interception, which virtually sealed the win with 1:45 …

Morgan Ludovici had 12 kills and 10 digs as Virginia Wesleyan (14-3, 5-0) went on to claim victories at the Old Dominion Athletic Conference, sweeping Ferrum 3-0 (25-12, 25-17 , 25-4) in Virginia Beach. Haley Sutton had 26 assists and four aces for VWU, while Isabelle Gaudet had 13 digs. Airiana Beverley of Middlesex High …

Tides have rained among many transactions The Norfolk Tides game scheduled for Wednesday in Charlotte was rainy, prompting a double schedule scheduled for 5:35 p.m. Thursday in North Carolina. If played, it will be the Tides’ first two games in the new “Triple-A Final Stretch”, which will recognize which of the Triple-A East teams has …

Heat causes scrums to be canceled Thursday was supposed to be the night of the first scrimmages of the season for many regional teams, but some were called off due to the excessive heat. Among the clashes swept away: Princess Anne at Menchville, Warhill against Denbigh and Windsor at Bruton. Additionally, the Jamestown scrum on …

In order to improve the quality of education and address disparities in the pupil-teacher ratio in the six districts of the Kalyana Karnataka region, the Additional Commissioner of Public Instructions, Kalaburagi Division, Nalin Atul, wrote to the Secretary Principal of the Primary and Secondary Education Department declaring that vacant sanctioned teaching posts in other divisions …

CHEROKEE COUNTY, GA – Students in Cherokee County have won regional and national accolades in the annual Georgia Student Technology Competition. The state-wide competition gives students in Grades 3 through 12 the chance to showcase their skills in 16 categories and compete for honors at regional and national fairs. Nearly 90 students from Cherokee County …

Students in the Cherokee County School District have won regional and national accolades in the annual Georgia Student Technology Competition. The state-wide competition gives students in Grades 3 through 12 the chance to showcase their skills in 16 categories and compete for honors at regional and national fairs. Six CCDS students placed first, second or …

A Wrangell High School and Ketchikan High School wrestler competed in a game earlier this season at Thunder Mountain High School in Juneau. (Klas Stolpe) Juneau, Alaska (KINY) – The Alaska School Activities Association Region V Executive Committee has warned Ketchikan High School of possible sanctions for failing to follow Region V policies regarding measures …

KITCHENER – The Waterloo Region Public School Board plans to offer virtual learning as an option during the 2021-2022 school year. John Bryant, director of education for the board, said in a blog post Monday that the board recognizes that some families may request an e-learning option for their child. “Over the next few months, …

Ice-covered trees are seen behind Patrick Henry High School in Roanoke on Saturday. The ice begins to melt berries in Roanoke on Saturday. Appalachian Power outage map showing clusters of power outages from Franklin County to western Pulaski County. More than 280,000 homes and businesses in Virginia went without power on Saturday night after an …

The Waterloo Region District School Board passed a motion Monday night to conduct a review of the resource officer program. The program, which sees police officers in area schools, was suspended by council in June. Read more: COVID-19 outbreak reported to before and after school program in Waterloo region According to the Waterloo Regional, 10 …

The York Region District School Board (YRDSB) voted unanimously to rename a high school in Vaughan named after the city’s founder because of its racist past. In a statement on Wednesday, the school board announced it would change the name of Vaughan High School, located on Clark Avenue just east of Dufferin Street in Thornhill. …

With just over a week before students are ready to attend class, the Waterloo Region District School Board has said it is delaying the start of the school year. The board says this is an effort to give students and staff more time to return to the learning environment both online and in person. Read …

KITCHENER – The Waterloo Region District School Board announced Monday evening that it is changing its “staggered start” schedule for September. ELEMENTARY STUDENTS The previous plan called for students to return to class in two separate cohorts. Group A was scheduled to start on September 8 and 9, while Group B would return on September …

TORONTO – The York Region District School Board has informed parents that they are planning to stagger the start of the school year. “We are planning a phased entry for elementary and secondary schools to help students learn routines and familiarize themselves with their new learning environments,” YRDSB Director of Education Louise Sirisko said on …

Lake Region State College has launched a textbook scholarship for area students attending the Devils Lake-based college. The Community College Foundation which supports the LRSC has made the scholarship a reality, the school said in a press release. The administration and staff of the Lake District wanted to help students pay for often expensive books. …

Teachers in the Waterloo Region District School Board will soon have access to a new locally developed anti-trafficking curriculum. The program is called RESET, which stands for Recognize Exploitation, a program to end trafficking. This is a series of lessons for Grades 7 and 8 that teaches them how to spot potential traffickers and what …

I have lost track of how many baseball and softball scores I have typed over the past three weekends. The way we collect scores for these sports has changed more than any other thanks to programs like GameChanger, which emails box scoring information to us as soon as it becomes available. Between alerts that a …