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Living the dream

Posted on April 21, 2015 at 9:00 am

Many people wait a lifetime for their dream job. For  nearly two decades, I’m living out my dream of covering sports and getting paid for it. I never played a high school sport. To quote Fortune from the movie “Rudy” because, I was five foot nothing, a hundred and nothing and hardly had a speck of athletic ability.” But just like Rudy Ruettiger’s character in the film, my passion for

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  • Fluvanna sweeps Louisa in soccer

    Posted on April 20, 2015 at 9:00 am

    Louisa County’s girls’ soccer team is still searching for its first goal of the season following Monday’s 3-0 loss at home to Fluvanna County. The Flucos scored a goal late in the first half and added two more in the final 40 minutes  as the Lions fell to 0-2 on the season. After a relatively tight first half, Fluvanna seized control in the 40th minute with a goal by Lindsay

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  • Louisa earns wins at Gus Lacy meet

    Posted on April 17, 2015 at 9:00 am

    Louisa County’s boys’ and girls’  track teams turned in strong showings during Saturday’s Gus Lacy Track Classic held at Fork Union Military Academy. Aaliyah Clark and Jacob Woodson posted individual victories and the Lions boys 4×800-meter relay team captured gold on Saturday. Clark won the long jump with a leap of 15-feet, 11 inches as the girl’s team finished seventh in the team competition. The junior was seventh in the

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  • Louisa’s baseball, softball gain confidence in Myrtle Beach

    Posted on April 16, 2015 at 9:00 am

    The Louisa County softball team won their bracket during last weekend’s Grand Strand Classic in Myrtle Beach The Lions finished the tournament with a 3-2 record. Submitted photo

    Louisa County’s softball and baseball teams mixed in some work last week during tournaments held in Myrtle Beach. The softball team went 3-2 during the tournament and won their bracket. The baseball squad finished 2-2 and both teams came away with positive experiences  as they get ready for a potential postseason playoff push. Softball coach Jennifer Fallin and baseball coach Kevin Fisher were pleased with their teams performances. The Lions

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  • Louisa Lions searching for program’s next head coach

    Posted on April 13, 2015 at 9:00 am

    Former Louisa County High School varsity basketball head coach Brian Wilson went 16-70 in four seasons with the Lions.

    Louisa County High School’s varsity basketball team is looking for a new coach after the recent resignation of former coach Brian Wilson. Wilson announced to the team he was stepping down as head coach – a position he held for four years – at the team’s end-of-season banquet last month. Wilson went 16-70 during his tenure with the Lions. “That’s the situation we’re in right now,” LCHS athletic director George

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  • Louisa High’s softball and baseball teams enjoying spring break tourney

    Posted on April 9, 2015 at 9:00 am

    Both Louisa’s baseball and softball teams are getting the best of both worlds for spring break: playing ball and the beach. Photo courtesy of Jenni Worrell.

    To end last week, both Louisa County High School’s softball and baseball teams utterly dominated in their respective games versus Charlottesville, dominating the Black Knights en route to each Louisa squad finishing with nearly two dozen runs. It’s hard to get much better than that. But, a weeklong trip to Myrtle Beach that is filled with hitting home runs and the beach just might top it. So far, Louisa’s baseball

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  • Louisa baseball preps for spring break

    Posted on April 7, 2015 at 9:00 am

    Sometimes, a good vacation is exactly what the doctor orders. On the season, the Louisa Lions baseball team is winless in their first three games. Next week, they’re headed to Myrtle Beach to play in the annual Mingo Bay Baseball Classic, hoping the warmer breezes of South Carolina will blow a wind of change into their winless season. The Lions are guaranteed to play at least four games in the

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  • Louisa downs Caroline with second half rally

    Posted on April 6, 2015 at 9:00 am

    In his halftime speech to his team in their game versus visiting Caroline on Tuesday, Louisa head coach Rob Albertson begged his team to give him two goals. About an hour later, his wish was granted. Rallying from a 1-0 halftime deficit, the Lions knocked in two goals in the match’s final 20 minutes to notch their first win of the season. “I asked the boys at halftime to give

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  • After delayed start to season, Louisa rolls past visiting Warriors

    Posted on April 2, 2015 at 9:00 am

    In the first inning of their first game of the season on Monday, the Lady Lions softball team allowed visiting Western Albemarle to get a runner on third base with two outs. It was as close as the Warriors would get to Louisa for the rest of the night. The Lady Lions (1-0) combined the strong pitching of sophomore Taylor Robinson with an artillery of honed-in batters to flummox the

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