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High school boys basketball: In game of runs, Massaponax's final one helps defeat Courtland

Massaponax junior point guard Khai Seargeant quietly endured heckling from the crowd Friday night during the Panthers' nondistrict trip to Spotsylvania County ...

Students Win National First-Place Prize for Gingerbread Art  U.S. News & World Report

December is when everyone else in the country is assembling gingerbread houses _ but the students in Courtland High School's German program are done ...

Spotsylvania investigating vandalism at Courtland High School | Crime/Courts

The Spotsylvania County Sheriff's Office believes at least two people broke into and vandalized Courtland High School over the weekend, but no arrests had ...

Spotsylvania County Schools | Communities |

Kelley Long of Courtland High School has received a University of Virginia Jefferson Scholarship. SHERIFF'S OFFICE SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS. The 2018 ...

Area businesses can check out Spotsylvania Career & Technical Center at open house

For 22 years, Stafford County business Childress Heating & A/C, Inc. has sponsored employees in the Virginia apprenticeship program. One of them is ...

Spotsylvania police arrest two former students in Courtland High vandalism

Two young Spotsylvania County men have been arrested in connection with vandalism at Courtland High School over the weekend, police said.

Teenager who was fatally shot in officer-involved shooting in Spotsylvania moved around a lot

The teenager who was shot and killed March 8 after allegedly pulling a gun on Spotsylvania County deputies appears to have moved frequently in recent years.

High school theater productions - spring 2018 | Entertainment

It's an exciting new theater season for area high schools and theatergoers—from beloved Broadway musicals like “The Music Man” to an iconic Tennessee ...

High school football: Courtland continues its rebound with decisive win over Stafford

The Courtland football team that put up little resistance in its season opener against Louisa is no longer recognizable.

DECA: Two Spotsylvania County teams place top 10 in the world

Two teams from the same school district placed top ten in the world at an International DECA Competition held in Atlanta, Ga., in April. This conference, for high ...

Vandalism spree inside Courtland High caught on camera, court records show

Spotsylvania County authorities didn't have to dig too deep in their bag of tricks to develop suspects in a recent vandalism at Courtland High School.

High school roundup: Allinder ignores the boos, leads Louisa over Courtland

When Louisa senior quarterback Rob Allinder walked onto the field at Courtland Friday night, he was taken aback.

PHOTOS: Caroline boys beat Courtland 59-57 at the buzzer

Caroline's Devin Coleman pushed Caroline to a 59-57 victory over Courtland with a last-second basket at Courtland High School in Spotsylvania.

Collins, Christopher Michael | Obituaries |

Collins, Christopher Michael went home to the Lord on February 27, 2018. Michael was born in Monterey, Calif. on September 23, 2000. Michael was the kindest ...

A look at changes that await students in Fredericksburg, Stafford and Spotsylvania

Students in the public school systems in Stafford and Spotsylvania counties and the city of Fredericksburg start classes Tuesday, joining counterparts in ...

Spotsylvania football players have a constutitional right to kneel during national anthem, School Board says

Spotsylvania County School Board members agreed Monday night that the Constitution protects the Courtland High School football players who knelt in protest ...

Battlefield golf tournament: Spotsylvania's Detore continues her dominance, Courtland shocks district foes

A double bogey on her final hole denied Rachel Detore of Spotsylvania a chance to match her previous best score at the Meadows Farms Golf Course ...

High school girls soccer: Courtland's Reid finally finds the net against Chancellor

Sophomore Kylie Reid has been a reliable performer for Courtland's girls soccer team this season.

Spotsylvania deputy kills armed juvenile suspected in drive-by shootings

A juvenile listed as a runaway from New Jersey was killed Thursday in a gun battle with Spotsylvania County Sheriff's deputies investigating him in a pair of ...

5 things to do: Weekend of June 30-July 1, 2018

Here's a short list of things to do this weekend in and around the Fredericksburg area.

Students of the Month: May and June | Local |

The following students have been selected as Fredericksburg Optimist Club Students of the Month for May:

Battlefield District track meet: Courtland sweeps boys, girls titles

The approach Abigail Howes took in her first Battlefield District outdoor track and field meet was simple.

Rogers, Erin | Obituaries |

Erin Lacy Rogers of Spotsylvania County, Va., passed away peacefully at home on the early morning of Thursday, June 28, 2018 with her family by her side.

Swartz, Roy F. | Obituaries |

Roy Frank Swartz, originally of Fredericksburg, VA and now of Leesburg, VA, passed away suddenly on April 9, 2018 at the age of fifty-one. Roy was born in ...

Former Courtland football coach Ken Brown dies | FLS Varsity

Ken Brown, who coached Courtland High School to four state football titles in the 1980s, has died.

Students of the Month: January | Local |

The following students have been selected as Fredericksburg Optimist Club Students of the Month for January:

Spotsylvania supervisors spar over child custody case

A row broke out between two Spotsylvania County supervisors during Tuesday night's board meeting.

Courtland High School basketball players “Team up to Give back” to local preschoolers at Cedar Forest Elementary

Courtland High School girls and boys varsity basketball players recently visited Virginia Preschool Initiative students at Cedar Forest Elementary. During their ...

College notebook: Hornets' Johnson keeps up fast pace

With conference meets coming up later in the month, college cross country runners are striving for peak form. One who's apparently already there is Lynchburg ...

High school softball preview: It's all in the family for Courtland's Buzzell

When Cameron Buzzell was born, her grandmother made two predictions.

STEVE DeSHAZO: Former Courtland football coach Ken Brown gave as much as he won

WHEN Rich Serbay took over as James Monroe High School's football coach in 1985, he didn't have to look far to find a measuring stick for his program.

Courtland High gingerbread house team continues its sweet success

You can't catch me. I'm the Gingerbread Man!,” a cookie famously—but wrongly—declares in the fairy tale. But a group of Spotsylvania County students have ...

2018 Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office Scholarship Recipients  Fredericksburg Today

From Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office. Sheriff Roger L. Harris announces the 2018 Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office Scholarship Program recipients. The selection ...

GINGERBREAD>> Courtland construction wins at national competition | Communities

The Courtland High School German Club won first place in the teen category of the 2018 National Gingerbread House Competition for its “Old Towne Trolley ...

Courtland High graduate returns home after accident that left her paralyzed

Vicki Varner decided on a purple, lace shirt and pink Hunter boots, and she left her light-brown hair hanging casually down her back.

Kay, Candace Howlin | Obituaries |

Candace Howlin Kay, 28, wife, mother, and dear friend to all she knew, died on June 17, 2018 after an extended battle with cancer. Candace will be tenderly ...

Fredericksburg area has produced its share of celebrities, pt. I

Our area is where George Washington was born and grew up. Several other well-known historical figures also have connections here: John Paul Jones, James ...

Spotsylvania County's own Danny McBride a featured guest at 2016 Virginia Film Festival

A young Danny McBride first stretched his imagination by writing plays as a student at Courtland High School in Spotsylvania County. This November, the ...

Difference Makers: Braswells fight youth violence in years since teen son's murder

Music played and hundreds of people milled about, enjoying the sunny morning at Courtland High School.

Spotsylvania man in 51st year as part of Courtland's 'chain crew'-and won't accept a dime for his work

Spend some time with Leroy Delano and he'll tell ya all about the fun he has under the Friday night lights, even the time he got sacked on the sidelines.

Students of the Month: April | Local |

The following students have been selected as Fredericksburg Optimist Club Students of the Month for April:

Student of the Month: September | Local |

Mark Maire, the son of Mark and Phyllis Maire, has been selected as the Fredericksburg Optimist Club Student of the Month for September at Brooke Point High ...

Christmas Eve accident leaves former Courtland High athlete paralyzed

They rode away in the fog, wearing flannel Christmas pajamas.

High school volleyball preview: Walshes serve up a family rivalry

No sooner does Bob Walsh enter the gymnasium at Courtland High School than he's confronted with a coaching conundrum and a parenting paradox.

Check out the incredible gingerbread houses created at this year's national competition  WLS-TV

Each year, competitors at the National Gingerbread House Competition bring the idea of playing with your food to a whole new level.

High school assistant coach arrested for ‘inappropriate relationship’

SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) – A high school coach was arrested and charged with one count of felony indecent liberties, one count of distribution of ...

High school boys basketball: Courtland's frontcourt proves to be too much for Massaponax

Courtland center Nick Woods led a powerful inside game at both ends of the court Friday night as the Cougars mauled Massaponax, 63–36, to even their record ...

Louisa County linebacker Brandon Smith named Gatorade state football player of the year

The 6-foot-5, 230-pound linebacker joins former St Anne's-Belfield standout Chris Long as the only Central Virginia player to win the prestigious award.

Anderson to hold first Elite 50 camp and showcase at Courtland

When Justin Anderson was growing up in Westmoreland County, he had his share of prominent athletes to emulate.

Hedelt: Spotsylvania County's Danny McBride wows crowd at Virginia Film Festival

CHARLOTTESVILLE—Spotsylvania's own Danny McBride joined his longtime creative partner Jody Hill in front of a sellout crowd here at the Virginia Film ...

Independence Day events and celebrations | Weekender

JUNE 29-30. Independence Fireworks, George Washington's Mount Vernon, 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway. Enjoy an evening of family fun and ...

High school field hockey: Opposites attract goals in Courtland's win over Riverbend

You'd be hard-pressed to confuse Courtland's Cameryn McLaurine with her field hockey teammate Caroline Slick. The former is a senior, a wiry forward who ...

Counselor combines education with life experiences to help others

Bridgette Williams got her high school diploma 11 years later than the rest of her class at Courtland High School, then made up for lost time in a big way.

Spotsylvania Fourth Of July 2017: Fireworks, Stars & Stripes Spectacular

Fourth Of July 2017: Spotsylvania Goes Big - Fredericksburg, VA - The Spotsylvania Stars & Stripes Spectacular is 3-10 p.m. Saturday in the Spotsylvania ...

Spotsylvania School Board chair faces challenger for Berkeley District seat

Spotsylvania County School Board Chairwoman Erin Grampp is facing first-time candidate April May Gillespie in her bid for re-election as the Berkeley District ...

Head of the Class: Courtland High School | Education

The valedictorian of the Class of 2016 at Courtland High School is Molly Mansfield.

All-Area girls soccer: Canada made her dad proud, leading Courtland to state semifinals

When Tim Canada learned he was going to become a father, he immediately had visions of a son who would carry on the football legacy he left behind at ...

Spotsylvania County Public Schools Receives Science Education Grant  Fredericksburg Today

Spotsylvania County Public Schools received a $2,000 educational grant from The Dominion Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Dominion Resources, one of ...

Taylor S. Wolfe | Obituaries |

Taylor S. Wolfe, 24, passed away Thursday, January 12, 2017 in Spotsylvania as a result of a car accident.

Courtland High's German Club wins national gingerbread house contest again

Students in Courtland High School's German Club have created a gingerbread house without a single gumdrop on the roof.

Weekender Calendar Dec. 6-13 | Weekcals |

Presentation: “The Top Christmas Movies of All-Time,” Fredericksburg Branch Library Theater, 1201 Caroline St. Author Gary Olsen has compiled hundreds of ...

High school football preview: Courtland | FLS Varsity

Year : Junior / Position: RB/OLB. Height: 5–8 / Weight: 135. What are some of the obstacles you've had to overcome because you're smaller? “At first when I ...

Students explore 304-year-old Germanna Colony during 3-week immersive German Academy

High school students from across Virginia interviewed staff members representing Germanna settlers and some of their descendants on Thursday at the site of ...

High school girls basketball: Massaponax gets wake-up call in beating Courtland

The Massaponax girls basketball team entered its nonconference contest at Courtland Friday night admittedly overconfident.

Several scholarships available for local students | Local

CHORAL SOCIETY OFFERS SCHOLARSHIP. The Rappahannock Choral Society is once again offering a $500 scholarship to a graduating senior from a ...

Omni Grove Park Inn announces National Gingerbread House Competition winners Community Bulletin  Mountain Xpress

Talented gingerbread artists coast-to-coast came together yesterday, Monday, Nov. 19, to showcase their intricate, tasty creations, while celebrating the 26th ...

10 best movies featuring Fredericksburg-area actors

10. Fast Times at Ridgemont High. Despite what many people remember, it was actually Fredericksburg's own (and University of Mary Washington alum) Judge ...

High school basketball: Chancellor finally aces a big chemistry test

Jason Brown's four-letter question was answered with a four-point swing.

Bear sightings reported in Spotsylvania

Maybe it's a runaway cow, Mark and Olivia Fetch thought as the large animal trotted across a field in Spotsylvania County.

Students of the Month: March | Local |

Carter Alexander Boyd, the son of Matthew and Jennifer Boyd, was selected as Fredericksburg Optimist Club Student of the Month for March at James Monroe ...

Smallwood, Steven | Obituaries |

Steven W. Smallwood, 33, of Caroline County passed away Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at Henrico Doctors Hospital. Steven graduated from Courtland High ...

NFL Legends Football Camp Comes to Spotsylvania County

Fredericksburg, VA - ​Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office will partner with NFL Super Bowl Champion Gary Clark to host the second annual youth camp.

Students of the Month: November | Local |

Mary Wallace Baker, daughter of Erma and Brian Baker, attends James Monroe High School and has been selected as the Fredericksburg Optimist Club ...

Kenneth A. Lipscomb | Obituaries |

Kenneth Austin Lipscomb, 70, of Spotsylvania County passed away Monday, April 20, 2015, at Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center.

Convicted robber cleared in separate cab holdup in Stafford

A man who is already serving a 10-year prison sentence for a robbery in Fredericksburg avoided extra prison time when he was cleared of a robbery charge ...

High school football: Courtland routs longtime rival James Monroe

The Courtland football team has traditionally taken its lumps in the early part of the season in J.C. Hall's 13 years as head coach.


CHORAL SOCIETY OFFERS SCHOLARSHIP. The Rappahannock Choral Society is once again offering a $500 scholarship to a graduating senior from a ...

Hurricane Harvey impacts people from Fredericksburg region | News

Mark Bushman posted a picture of last year's blizzard for his Facebook friends, telling them he looked forward to the warmer weather in Texas.

High school football: Courtland leaves Lafayette convinced | FLS Varsity

Lafayette High School football coach Andy Linn told his team following a 27–6 loss to Courtland in the 4A–East Region semifinals Friday night that the Rams ...

High school football: Courtland steamrolls Eastern View | FLS Varsity |

When Jason Hokenson burst past the line of scrimmage on the second play of Courtland's 4A–East playoff game with Eastern View Friday night, he saw nothing ...

High School Football 2015: No. 20 Fredericksburg Christian | FLS Varsity

SELLERS DIDN'T EXPECT TO BE ON THE SIDELINES. WHEN THE summer began, former Courtland quarterback Luke Sellers had no idea he'd be spending ...

Longwood Women's Soccer Signs Seven For 2015  Longwood Athletics

FARMVILLE, Va. – The Longwood women's soccer team will grow seven players stronger next season with the addition of a 2015 recruiting class that includes ...

After 20 years, new information raises hopes of solving Orange woman’s slaying  The Daily Progress

FREDERICKSBURG — On a Sunday morning 20 years ago today, sportsmen exercising their dogs discovered the remains of a woman who'd been bound and ...

High school basketball: Courtland gets set for Eastern View in Conference 19 final

Courtland coach Montie McMorris has stressed the importance of playing solid defense to his team all season.

Vanessa A. Campos | Obituaries |

Vanessa Anabelle Campos, 17, of Fredericksburg passed away Friday, May 20, 2016. Vanessa attended Courtland High School, where she was a member of ...

Redskins legends coach up youth at Courtland | Sports

As dozens of Fredericksburg area youth lined up to perform drills during the NFL Legends camp Tuesday at Courtland High School, former Washington ...

Nick Grant Decommits from Virginia Football  NBC 29 News

Courtland High School defensive back Nick Grant has decommitted from Virginia.

UMW women's soccer: Eagles come out flat, get walloped by Captains

For the Mary Washington women's soccer team, it wasn't the start to a matchup with first place in the Capital Athletic Conference on the line it was hoping for.

Fredericksburg, Va., man allegedly held woman, two children captive in house for years  Staunton News Leader

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. - The rickety looking house where a woman and her two children were allegedly held captive stands in stark contrast to the much ...

Virginia high school student’s application for pro-life club denied

SPOTSYLVANIA, Va. -- A Spotsylvania County High School student submitted an application to her school principal to start a pro-life club, but her application ...

City's longtime revenue commissioner faces first re-election challenger

Fredericksburg's commissioner of the revenue is being challenged for re-election for the first time since she first won the position 20 years ago.

Fredericksburg Academy, Courtland, James Monroe honor top students

The following area high school students were recognized as top graduates.

Flashback: A petite piece of Massaponax history | History

High school marching band students may take plenty of memories with them when they graduate, but they have to leave their uniforms behind for their younger ...

Editorial: Taking a stand against teen violence | Editorials

Nine years ago, Baron P. Braswell received the call every parent of a teen dreads.

Spotsylvania Crime Solvers | Spotsylvania |

Spotsylvania County Crime Solvers is seeking information on the following crimes:

Meet the 8 new principals at Richmond Public Schools

RICHMOND, Va. – There are eight new principals at Richmond Public Schools (RPS) for the 2016-2017 school year. The appointments were approved by the ...

High school boys basketball: Undefeated Eastern View 'locks down' Courtland, takes Conference 19 title

It was only fitting that 6-foot-6 Musah Sackor ended Friday night's Conference 19 championship game with a two-handed dunk in the closing seconds.

Flashback: Walker-Grant High School class of 1965 celebrates its 50th reunion

Patricia Smith Wormley made her “best-best friend” in first grade at Walker-Grant Elementary School.

Fredericksburg Optimist Club's Students of the Month | Local

The following students were recently selected as the Fredericksburg Optimist Club's Students of the Month for December.

Robert R. Epps Jr. | Obituaries |

Robert R. Epps Jr., 51, of Spotsylvania County died Saturday, June 18, 2016, while hiking in Shenandoah National Park with his faithful dog, Addie, who never ...

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