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


Baker reigns in 100th win

By Robb Johnson | December 15, 2021 9:52 am

New Kent’s Foster, Hyndshaw earn second team all-state honors in volleyball

By Community Member | December 14, 2021 12:05 pm

Two New Kent High School Lady Trojans have been named to the Group 3A All-State second team in girls’ volleyball. New Kent Senior Clara Foster and New Kent Junior Aubrey Hyndshaw were recognized by the Virginia High School League as selections in a Monday afternoon press release.

All-American in cross-country

By Community Member | December 12, 2021 10:05 am

Hathaway captures two gold, two silver at CNU Winter Frolic track meet

By Andre Jones | December 11, 2021 5:57 pm

New Kent’s Julia Hathaway emerged as a double-event winner at the Christopher Newport University Winter Frolic Indoor Track & Field meet held Dec. 10-11 in Newport News. Hathaway claimed titles in the girls’ triple jump with a leap of 34’6½ and captured the girls’ 300-meter dash with a time of 42.56. She also finished as a runner-up in the girls’ long jump (15’8”) and the 55-meter dash (7.47). Along with Hathaway, Lady Trojan teammates Ara Buchman and Makenzie Loveland finished in second and third place, respectively, in the girls’ triple jump with marks of 31’4¼” and 29’7¾.” Amy Rudolph earned…
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New Kent High wrestling captures Trojan Duals with sweep of opponents

By Robb Johnson | December 5, 2021 6:05 pm

New Kent High School’s Trojan Wrestling squad swept five opponents on their way to winning their annual Trojan Duals Saturday afternoon. New Kent defeated Atlee (62-18), Hanover (71-6), Varina (72-12) and Orange (66-16) to set up a finals matchup against Landstown. The Trojans continued their success by defeating Landstown 48-33. Undefeated wrestlers in the competition were Daniel Colgin at 113 pounds, Kyle Gibson at 120 pounds, Matthew Eberly at 126 pounds, Trace Ragland at 132 pounds, Patrick Jordon at 138 pounds, Evan Holloway at 145 pounds, Dom Baker at 170 pounds, and both Cole Townsend and Nathaniel Fly at 182…
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Powerful, experienced New Kent Trojans overwhelm smaller Charles City Panthers on basketball court

By Robb Johnson | December 5, 2021 7:33 am

The rivalry between Charles City’s Panthers and New Kent’s Trojans have been evenly matched over the last few years, with teams splitting the last four games against each other. But a Saturday night matchup where a much more experienced, bigger, and talented New Kent team entered Charles City’s gym for their annual contest, the difference in the level of playing ability was evident. New Kent’s Trojans opened the game with 28 consecutive points en route to a 111-11 drubbing of the Charles City Panthers. From the tip, the experience, speed, and size displayed by the Trojans was evident as a…
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Despite Brown’s 30 points, ARGS escapes Charles City with 53-45 win

By Robb Johnson | November 30, 2021 11:28 am

February 2020 was the last time a majority of the Charles City County High School community had an opportunity to see live sports. Since then, several changes have taken place to bring back the life of the high school sports atmosphere that include a refurbished gymnasium for the Panthers. A Monday night matchup against the visiting ARGS Dragons to christen the gym spoiled that grand return to the hardwood. Despite 30 points from Randy Brown Jr., Charles City’s Panthers late rally couldn’t close the gap as the ARGS Dragons toppled the hosts 53-45 in the boys’ basketball season opener for…
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Flying high with a pair of championship trophies

By Community Member | November 21, 2021 2:36 pm

Baker signs with Campbell University

By Robb Johnson | November 16, 2021 10:45 am

New Kent High School Lady Trojans place 11th in cross-country state championships; boys’ finish 12th at meet

By Andre Jones | November 14, 2021 2:56 pm

New Kent High School’s Lady Trojans cross-country team earned an 11th place finish at the Group 3A State Championships Saturday afternoon at Green Hill Park in Salem. Freshman Madison Johnson was the top performer for the Lady Trojans, finishing in 45th place with a time of 21:10.80. Other scorers for New Kent were Rosemarie Gilbride (63rd-22:16.30), Lauren Vick (64th- 22:17.20), Gabrielle Butler (77th-22:57.00), and Brooke Swarringim (79th-23:00.30). Other participants for the Lady Trojans were Kori Massey (84th-23:11.00) and Campbell Proffitt (100th-24:51.80). New Kent accumulated 249 points to earn their 11th place team finish. Maggie Walker captured the Group 3A State…
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