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News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | November 28, 2022


New Kent’s Hyndshaw, McLaughlin receive all-state recognition in volleyball

By Community Member | November 23, 2022 9:54 pm

Several New Kent High School athletes were recognized with postseason accolades in recent press releases. In girls’ volleyball, two New Kent Lady Trojans were selected to the Group 3A State Second Team. Senior Aubrey Hyndshaw was named as a player and classmate Sophie McLaughlin received recognition as the libero. In football, Seth Bayens was named as a defensive end on the Bay Rivers District Second Team. Joining him with accolades on the second team is teammate Thomas Wilson, who received the nod as a punter.

New Kent Falcons fly high again

By Community Member | November 21, 2022 1:10 pm

Whitehead headlines postseason accolades for Charles City athletes

By Community Member | November 19, 2022 4:06 pm

Several members of Charles City High School’s Fall sports teams were recognized with all-district accolades in the Tidewater District. In football, Senior Mitchell Whitehead was selected as a First Team member at the position of defensive back. He also received the nod as a Second Team member at the position of wide receiver. Two more Panther football team members were recognized on the all-district squad. Senior Randy Brown Jr. was selected as a defensive line specialist to the all-district second team, and classmate Rickie Wooten Jr. received the nod as an offensive line specialist on the second team. In girls’…
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Whelan named to Class 3A State First Team in Competition Cheerleading

By Community Member | November 19, 2022 4:06 pm

New Kent High School Senior Riley Whelan has been named to the Class 3A State Competition Cheerleading First Team. Whelan was recognized as part of a Nov. 17 press release sent out from the Virginia High School League. Whelan helped lead New Kent’s Lady Trojans to a Group 3A Region A Championship for the first time in school history, and a sixth-place finish in the Group 3A State Championship competition. Two other New Kent cheerleaders earned all-state accolades. Senior Dana Douglas and Junior BriNiya Glenn were recognized as members of the Group 3A State Competition Cheerleading Second Team.

New Kent’s Lamprecht finishes as runner-up at Group 3A state cross-country championships

By Community Member | November 12, 2022 6:17 pm

New Kent High School’s Isaac Lamprecht captured the silver medal in the Group 3A State cross-country championships held at Green Hill Park Saturday afternoon. Lamprecht orchestrated a time of 15:42.83 to finished as runner-up in the event. As a team, New Kent earned an 11th place finish at the championship competition. Other scorers were William Ashley (35th- 17:21.41), Luke Holloway (91st- 19:05.26), Ryan Wright (93rd- 19:11.26), and Brandon Crooms (95th- 19:23.34). Other participants for the Trojans were Logan Rooks (97th- 19:37.24) and Luis Macia Fernandez DeBabadilla (99th- 20:13.40.) The Trojans scored 248 points in the meet. Abingdon High School emerged…
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Jordon joining the VMI Keydets

By Robb Johnson | November 11, 2022 4:17 am

York ousts New Kent Lady Trojans from tournament in five-set matinee

By Robb Johnson | November 4, 2022 11:58 pm

The old adage in sport is that it’s hard to beat a team three times in a season. That was the task at hand when the York Lady Falcons hosted New Kent’s Lady Trojans in the Nov. 3 Group 3A Region A semifinals, with a berth on the line to the state tournament. And for most of the night, it looked like New Kent would make that statement come true. But a reversed call in the fifth set swung momentum from New Kent to York, resulting in the Lady Trojans falling 21-25, 25-18, 25-23, 14-25, 9-15 in the contest, closing…
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First time regional champions

By Community Member | November 4, 2022 11:32 pm

Former New Kent player Torres notches 2,000 career assists at Bethany College

By Community Member | November 4, 2022 11:24 pm

Alaina Torres, a 2018 graduate of New Kent High School, reached a milestone playing with the Bethany Lady Bison volleyball team. Torres eclipsed the 2,000 career assists barrier against Grove City in a playoff match victory.

Lamprecht captures gold at 3A Region A cross-country championship meet

By Community Member | November 2, 2022 11:53 pm

New Kent’s Isaac Lamprecht conquered the Bells Mill Park course in Chesapeake as he emerged as the Group 3A Region A cross-country champion during the Nov. 2 meet. Lamprecht ran a time of 16:33.63, more than 30 seconds faster than his next closest competitor as he powered New Kent to a third-place finish and an automatic qualifying berth in the Group 3A State cross-country championships. Will Ashley’s time of 17:53.75 placed him ninth among competitors in the competition. Other scorers for the Trojans were Ryan Wright (13th- 18:15.11), Luke Holloway (20th- 18:41.12), and Luis Macia Fernandez DeBaabadilla (27th- 19:43.07). Other…
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