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With their first game of the year behind them, the Louisa Lions football team looks to the next big milestone of the season: The first home game.

Horses, ponies and riders gathered at the home of Millie Goodwin on Monrovia Road on Aug. 17 for the 79th annual Belmont Horse Show. 


Louisa’s Major All-Star baseball team represented District 14 in the Virginia Little League state tournament in Abingdon last weekend. The tournament opened with a round-robin-style pool play round beginning on July 19.


The Louisa Gators closed out their regular season on July 17 with a home meet against the Fluvanna Area Swim Team. A late afternoon thunderstorm delayed the start of the meet, but didn’t slow the Gators down as they went on to win, outscoring FAST, 502-381.


The Louisa Gators returned to their home pool at the Betty J. Queen Intergenerational Center for a home meet against Culpeper Country Club Barracudas on July 11. Both teams gave their all at the competition, with the visiting team eking out a one-point victory over the Gators, 516-515.

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One member of the Louisa Lions’ baseball team recently received an opportunity to show his skills in a national tournament this summer.


Louisa’s Major baseball team wrapped up its run at the District 14 title in style, defeating Culpeper 12-1 on Luck Field in Mineral on July 2. The win earns the team a spot in the Virginia Little League state tournament next week.


The Louisa Gators swim team competed in its first away meet of the season last week against the Greene Hills Gators at Greene Hills Golf and Swim Club in Stanardsville.


Two of Louisa’s all-star baseball teams have captured District 14 championship titles and have earned a spot in the state tournament, and a third is one win away from doing the same.

Little League tournaments are in full swing, with the majority of Louisa’s all-star teams beginning their District 14 championship tournaments, and one wrapping theirs up.

Louisa Little League’s 7-9 year-old all-star baseball team played the first games of their double-elimination tournament this weekend in Gordonsville.

The Louisa Gators swim team hosted its 2019 season opener at the Betty Queen Intergenerational Center on June 12. The Gators competed against the Fluvanna Aquatic Sports Team and the Charlottesville Elks. Though the teams didn’t garner points for a team score, but the Gators scored a number …

Louisa Little League’s 7-9 year-old all-star baseball team played the first games of their double-elimination tournament this weekend in Gordonsville.

Two of Louisa’s track and field athletes traveled to Greensboro, North Carolina to compete in the New Balance National Outdoor Track Championship on June 13-16.

The LA Elite youth basketball team traveled to Lynchburg to compete in the TeamLoaded Shooters Ball tournament on June 8. The eighth-grade team battled injuries among their starting lineup throughout the tournament, ending the day with a 1-2 record.

John O’Toole, one of two skiers from Lake of the Woods Adaptive Foundation’s waterskiing program who attended, takes a run of the slalom course during the Buskey Cider Cup on June 8.Photo submitted by Corey Vaughn.

Louisa’s tennis players wrapped up their season at the Virginia High School League Region 4B individual singles and double regional tournaments on May 23 and 28.

Austin Mills grapples with an opponent during a home meet in his senior season. He hopes to continue the success he had at Louisa in college and will be wrestling for the Southern Virginia University Knights beginning in the 2019-20 season.File Photo.

Sarah Seay (l) races toward a season best time of 11:50.61 in the 3,200-meter run at the Virginia High School League Class 4 state championship meet on June 1.Photo by Chris Campbell.

Racers enter Lake Anna for the start of the 1.2-mile swim, the first leg of the long distance triathlon race.

Louisa County High School athletes Mason Morris (l), Jordan Leslie, Victoria Lane and Chris Shelton sign their letters of intent to continue their athletic careers at the college level.

Boys’ tennis player Garrett Corker returns a serve during Louisa’s senior night home match against Charlottesville on May 3. As the lone senior, Corker was honored by the team.

Bowen Varney leads a tight field of competitors in the 800-meter run at the Jefferson District Championship track meet on April 30. Photo by Chris Campbell.

Olivia Chenault safely reaches first base during the Lions’ game against Jefferson High School on April 15, their first of five in the Grand Strand Classic tournament.Photo by Maria Seay.

The first group of triathletes begins the Olympic triathlon with a 1,500-meter swim at Pleasants Landing Marina on April 20.