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Louisa names new athletic director

Posted on July 31, 2014 at 9:58 am

When searching for an athletic director for Louisa County High School over the past few weeks, Louisa County Assistant Superintendant Doug Straley had stressed that he and school officials were looking to fill the position with someone who understood the program’s passion and dedication. In the end, they stuck with someone who has experienced that firsthand. George Stanley, who served as the assistant athletic director for LCHS since 2011, was

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  • Louisa coach ‘Heads Up’ on safety

    Posted on July 28, 2014 at 9:00 am

    Louisa Athletic Association 8U head coach Terrell Thompson is now certified by the Heads Up program, which instructs coaches on safer ways for players to tackle.

    It’s the one topic in football that has perhaps sparked the most heated discussions amongst parents and fans: concussions. The upswing of concussions suffered by NFL players in recent years brought the topic to the front and center of the country’s mindset. And that’s exactly why Louisa local and youth football coach Terrell Thompson is making sure he is doing all he can to prevent them. Thompson, who will coach

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  • Mineral ministry with bows and Bibles

    Posted on July 25, 2014 at 9:00 am

    Just more than two years ago, Mineral Baptist Church member Jeremy Debaets was asked by church leadership to mix his two passions – archery and his faith – and turn them into a ministry. Two years later, that vision has turned into a reality. This past Saturday, nearly 300 people poured into the MBC community center for the church’s first Sportsmen of God event, which resembled the combination of a

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