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Brunswick High School football coach Darrell Owens said before the season that how quickly his younger players developed would play a big role in how successful his young team could be this season.

J. S. Russell Middle School eighth grader Xzavion Barnes was named Homecoming King while Iyana Taper was named Homecoming Queen last Wednesday night during halftime festivities in Lawrenceville. (Contributed photo)

Coming off of a two-week break due to COVID-19 contact tracing within the program, the Park View High School varsity football team stayed close with Greensville HS for a half before the Eagles pulled away in the final two quarters for a 28-7 win on Friday night in Emporia.

After two weeks off due to COVID-19 contact tracing within the program, the Park View High School varsity football team returned to practice on Tuesday and will travel to Emporia on Friday night to face Greensville HS in a Tri-Rivers District contest.

When it comes to VISSA football in Southside Virginia, the Brunswick Academy and Kenston Forest annual fall contest is always one that is circled on the calendar.

(With Park View High School slated to merge with Bluestone HS to form the new Mecklenburg County HS in 2022, the South Hill Enterprise is running an ongoing series that looks back at some of the outstanding athletes, teams and coaches and their stories through the years. This is story No. 65…

It has become commonplace this season across the Virginia High School landscape and Park View HS is no exception as it was announced last Wednesday that the Dragons would be shut down for two weeks due to COVID-19 contact tracing within the program. It was also announced on Monday that the P…

The Park View High School varsity volleyball team topped visiting Franklin HS 3-0 on Thursday night in Tri-Rivers District play, capturing the three games by the scores of 25-5, 25-8 and 25-10.

The Park View High School varsity volleyball team rebounded from a home loss to Windsor HS last Tuesday night to post 3-0 wins over Sussex-Central and Brunswick in Tri-Rivers District play last week.

The Park View High School varsity football team played a solid first half of football on Friday night but injuries and turnovers in the fourth quarter allowed Halifax County to pull away for a 55-21 victory on homecoming night in South Boston.

The Park View High School varsity volleyball team improved to 3-2 on the season with a pair of Tri-Rivers District wins last week.

Two very good young football teams battled at Dragon Field last Wednesday night but visiting Prince Edward Middle School made a few more big plays than Park View Middle to pick up a 28-18 victory in the Cougars’ season opener.

The Park View High School varsity football team showed a ton of heart on Friday night overcoming a 22-6 halftime deficit to knot the score in the fourth quarter before ultimately falling 40-34 in double overtime to visiting Colonial Heights HS in their home opener.

Jaheim Hicks took the opening kickoff back for an 80-yard touchdown and the Brunswick High School varsity football team never looked back in picking up a 46-0 win over Bluestone HS in Skipwith on Friday night.

The Park View High School cross-country team had a great showing in its second match of the season last week.

The Park View High School varsity volleyball team could never finds its groove last Monday night, falling 3-0 at home to Halifax in a non-district contest.

The young Brunswick High School volleyball team battled hard during the opening week of the regular season but lost a pair of matches in Tri-Rivers District play.

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The Park View High School varsity volleyball team played one of the toughest matches on the schedule during the opening week of the season and fell 3-1 on the road at Southampton HS on Thursday night in a Tri-Rivers District contest.

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The Park View High School varsity football team jumped out to a 16-0 lead in the first quarter and cruised to a 60-0 victory over Bluestone HS in front of a big crowd on Friday night in the final edition of the “King of the County” series. The two county high-schools will merge together next…

The Brunswick High School varsity football team will be in the same boat as a number of programs across the state this season as they return to the gridiron after a year loss due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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After missing last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Park View High School varsity volleyball team is looking to get back to their winning ways this season.

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The Park View High School varsity football team will kick off its final season on Friday night when the Dragons travel to Skipwith to battle cross-county rival Bluestone HS for the final edition of the “King of the County” contest.

It was nice to see the Park View High School football team back on the gridiron last Thursday night for the first time in 21 months in a scrimmage at Central of Lunenburg High School.

(With Park View High School slated to merge with Bluestone HS to form the new Mecklenburg County HS in 2022, the South Hill Enterprise is running an ongoing series that looks back at some of the outstanding athletes, teams and coaches and their stories through the years. This is story No. 64…

It had been 21 months since program supporters last saw the Park View High School football team take the field due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic but the Dragons returned to the gridiron on Thursday night for a scrimmage at Central of Lunenburg HS.

The Park View High School football team has been hard at work as they prepare for the final season of Dragons’ football before the two county schools combine as Mecklenburg County High School next fall.

(With Park View High School slated to merge with Bluestone HS to form the new Mecklenburg County HS in 2022, the South Hill Enterprise is running an ongoing series that looks back at some of the outstanding athletes, teams and coaches and their stories through the years. This is story No. 62…

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(With Park View High School slated to merge with Bluestone HS to form the new Mecklenburg County HS in 2022, the South Hill Enterprise is running an ongoing series that looks back at some of the outstanding athletes, teams and coaches and their stories through the years. This is story No. 63…

Former Park View High School standout and Brodnax native Keldon Johnson poses with his gold medal after Team USA topped France 87-82 on Saturday in Tokyo, Japan. Even though Johnson did not play in the gold medal game, he received a huge shutout from teammate Draymond Green for his contribut…

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(With Park View High School slated to merge with Bluestone HS to form the new Mecklenburg County HS in 2022, the South Hill Enterprise is running an ongoing series that looks back at some of the outstanding athletes, teams and coaches and their stories through the years. This is story No. 61…

The South Hill All-Stars gave everything they had but were eliminated after dropping their second straight game in the Dixie Youth Division 2 O-Zone World Series in Laurel, Mississippi on Saturday afternoon following a 9-6 loss to Amory, Mississippi.

Delegate Tommy Wright met with members of the South Hill O-Zone and Mecklenburg Majors and Pre-Majors teams at Parker Park recently and presented the players with Virginia pins and wished them well in their upcoming World Series tournaments. (SH Baseball photo) 

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The Mecklenburg All-Stars played some very good baseball over the weekend to earn a Top 6 finish after going 2-2 in the Dixie Baseball Pre-Majors World Series in Sterlington, Louisiana.

The Mecklenburg All-Stars were dominant in the recent Virginia Dixie Boys Majors state tournament but they could never get the bats going over the weekend against some stout competition in the Dixie Boys Majors World Series in Sterlington, Louisiana. The local team was eliminated after falli…

The South Hill All-Stars overcame an opening day loss to eventual state champion Lunenburg to win two straight elimination games and advance to the Final Four before falling 6-3 to Lunenburg last Tuesday night in the Virginia Dixie Youth Division 2 Minor League state tournament in Madison Heights.

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USA Basketball announced last week that former Park View High School standout and San Antonio Spurs second-year guard Keldon Johnson has been named to the 2021 U.S. Olympic men’s basketball roster. 

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Although South Hill had been close several times before, the 1973 Dixie Youth Majors baseball team was the first from our local franchise to win a Virginia state championship and advance to the World Series.

The Brunswick All-Stars rebounded from an opening day loss to win two straight before falling 18-3 to undefeated Lunenburg to be eliminated from the Virginia Dixie Youth Coach Pitch state tournament on Monday night in Powhatan.

Congrats to Park View alum and San Antonio Spurs small forward Keldon Johnson who was promoted over the weekend from the Select team to the Team USA men’s basketball team.

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The South Hill All-Stars won their first two games in the Virginia Dixie Youth O-Zone Division 2 state tournament and played Tuesday night needing only one win in the championship round against Amherst to claim a championship.

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The South Hill All-Stars went 1-2 over the weekend in the Virginia Dixie Softball Belles state tournament.

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It was great to see our local superstar Odicci “CC” Alexander in South Hill on Saturday.

The South Hill All-Stars got off to a good start by shellacking Dinwiddie in their opener in the Babe Ruth 13-15 year-old District 2 tournament on Thursday evening but dropped a pair of games on Saturday afternoon to Lunenburg and Dinwiddie to be eliminated.

Hardee Ford in South Hill is hosting Palmer Springs superstar and professional softball player Odicci “CC” Alexander for a meet and greet on July 3 from 1-2 p.m. at the dealership on West Danville Street.