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Spotsylvania School Board approves high school redistricting plan

The Spotsylvania County School Board has approved a redistricting plan that affects four of the county's five high schools.

Athletic trainers play key role in high school sports

Christy Carlson was a four-sport standout at Fluvanna High School when she suffered a knee injury during the basketball season that required a rehabilitation ...

Spotsylvania to hold information sessions about high school redistricting

The families of Spotsylvania County students will have the opportunity to hear more about two plans for redistricting four of the county's five high schools at a ...

EDITORIAL 1: Violence at Massaponax High | Editorials

LAST week, a shocking attack on a student at Massaponax High School in Spotsylvania County was caught on video. “She came up behind me and she pulled ...

Massaponax student charged after video of attack at school

A Massaponax High School student has been charged with malicious wounding following an incident Monday in which a girl was hit in the back of the head and ...

Virginia high school student shaken after brutal attack by bullies caught on camera goes viral  FOX 5 DC

A brutal attack Monday morning at Massaponax High School was caught on camera as other students were heard taunting and laughing at the student.

High school boys basketball: Commonwealth tournament final: Massaponax wins first ever district crown

Massaponax High School opened its doors in 1998. During that 20-year span, the boys basketball program never won a championship of any kind.

Massaponax High School Assault  Fredericksburg Today

Sheriff Roger L. Harris announced that charges were filed against a 15 year old suspect for malicious wounding after an altercation on school grounds.

High school football: Balanced offense, key special teams play lift Massaponax over Mountain View

The Massaponax High School football team needed a collective effort in Friday night's pivotal date at Mountain View, and coach Eric Ludden's team delivered.

High school volleyball: Confident Massaponax sweeps Chancellor | Sports

During intermission between the second and third games of Tuesday's volleyball match between Massaponax and Chancellor, the Panthers danced to the ...

Young Life: Rally behind 'Newsies' at Massaponax High School stage

Widely popular as a Disney movie and Broadway hit, “Newsies”—the inspiring tale of the daring 1899 strike of New York newsboys—will come to the stage of ...

Chancellor at Massaponax volleyball | Gallery |

The Chancellor High School volleyball team travels to Massaponax on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018.

High school tennis preview: Brewster puts Massaponax back on the map

She wasn't exactly born with a tennis racquet, but Alexa Brewster certainly inherited an interest in the game.

DECA: Massaponax has heart of gold | Local |

September was Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and on Friday, Sept. 28, Massaponax High School went gold to benefit the Fairy Godmother Project.

FFA: Massaponax High School chapter raises funds with cake auction

The Massaponax FFA recently held a cake auction at the American Legion. The FFA provided a wonderful smoked BBQ dinner, and dessert was auctioned off ...

U.Va. grads help Fredericksburg-area high school students follow in their footsteps

Kiana Rollins understands the struggles and pressures students face if they want to be the first in their family to attend college.

Students of the Month: December | News |

Guinevere Unterbrink, the daughter of Kimberly Carrol and Kevin Unterbrink, is a senior at Caroline High School. Guinevere has maintained an exceptional ...

Students of the Month: January | Education |

Jason Kaiser, the son of Jason Kaiser Sr., and Larizza Kaiser, is a senior at Brooke Point High School. Jason is a member of National Honor Society and ...

Boys basketball: Stafford finally solves Massaponax, posts 17-point Commonwealth District victory

There may not be a boys basketball team in the Fredericksburg area more complete than Stafford.

Massaponax High School hosts annual Special Games | Local

A teacher asked everyone to stay clear of the black rubber track circling Massaponax High School's football field.

FLYING HIGH>> Massaponax High School theatre team wins state championship

Massaponax High School's Theatre Club has won the Class 5, State Championship in the Virginia High School League State Theater Festival held at Piedmont ...

Majority of Fredericksburg-area schools post better graduation rates than state as a whole

The majority of the Fredericksburg region's high schools posted better graduation rates this year than the state as a whole, according to the Virginia Department ...

Students of the Month: September | News |

The following students have been selected as Fredericksburg Optimist Club Students of the Month for September:

Students of the Month: November | News |

The following students have been selected as Fredericksburg Optimist Club Students of the Month for November:

Massaponax grad who went from washing Lamborghinis to owning them returns for alumni career day

Jason Adams once washed cars for $50 a week and drew pictures of Lamborghinis he filled in with colored pencils.

Vague school-related threat nothing to worry about, Spotsylvania authorities say

Spotsylvania authorities have attributed a vague social media posting that apparently stirred up a number of county high school students to a teenager who was ...

Massaponax's Beaver to orally commit to West Virginia | Sports

As Donavan Beaver toured prospective colleges this spring, no campus stood above the rest.

Difference Maker: Nat Jackson coaches student-athletes to be successful in life

Nat Jackson was ashamed to tell his story. But Jackson came to the realization there was no better way to reach Fredericksburg area youth than sharing the ...

Massaponax High School theatre team wins state championship

Months of rehearsals recently paid off for Massaponax High School theater students, who won a state championship for the silent play “Who Is Chasing Whom.”

Fairy Godmother Project and partners conduct Heart of Gold campaign to raise awareness of pediatric cancer

The devastating effects of pediatric cancer go far beyond the damage caused by the tumor growing in the child's body.

Students of the Month: May and June | Local |

The following students have been selected as Fredericksburg Optimist Club Students of the Month for May:

Spotsylvania teacher's conviction stemmed from relationship with student

An ongoing relationship with a teenage student led to the 12-month jail sentence a popular former Massaponax High School teacher was recently ordered to ...

High school baseball: Senior's Long ball penchant keeping Massaponax on Cloude nine

Ryan Cloude considers himself an avid reader of, a website devoted to sabermetrics, or the statistical analysis of baseball trends.

New population numbers provide context for Stafford County growth debate

A Stafford County leader cited “runaway growth” as one of the reasons for restrictions on higher-density housing approved Tuesday.

Spotsy students return to school before Labor Day for the first time since 2012

Thirteen-year-old Gabi Waldron's summer break lasted less than two months, but she's OK with that. Believe it or not, she is actually happy to be getting an ...

High school football: No. 3 Massaponax reloads once again

The Massaponax football team has been in this position before.

Letter: Spotsy School Board should consider redistricting | Letters To Editor

I am a student at Massaponax High School, and I am writing to bring attention to the overpopulation at my school, where classrooms are always full.

High school girls basketball: Massaponax cries foul after Mountain View win

The disbelief was mutual. Neither Massaponax coach Ramon Hounshell nor his Mountain View counterpart, Ben Sargent, stopped shaking his head as he ...

Massaponax football game to honor late Cpl. Ryan McGhee

Sherrie Battle McGhee says her late son will be with her in spirit at tonight's Massaponax High School football game against Riverbend.

Students of the Month: April | Local |

The following students have been selected as Fredericksburg Optimist Club Students of the Month for April:

Flashback: A petite piece of Massaponax history | Lifestyles

High school marching band students may take plenty of memories with them when they graduate, but they have to leave their uniforms behind for their younger ...

High school girls soccer: Courtland tops Massaponax in battle of rebuilding programs

The Massaponax and Courtland girls soccer teams enjoyed banner seasons in 2015.

Spotsylvania family searching for answers in death of 19-year-old son

Bernhard and Jill Medina were on their way home to Spotsylvania County from the State Fair of Virginia last Saturday when they received the phone call every ...

Jett, Chance | Obituaries |

Chance Logan Jett, 21, of Spotsylvania passed away on Friday, June 22, 2018. He graduated from Massaponax High School in 2015. He was attending Virginia ...

Spotsylvania schools preparing for enrollment increases in future

The Massaponax High School students had the same idea last month when their teacher asked them about potential stories for the school newspaper.

High School Football 2015: No. 1 Massaponax | High School

YATES HAS HELPED 'D' MAINTAIN DOMINANCE. Many assistant coaches aren't noticed by outside observers for the type of work they put in. But assistants ...

5D volleyball: Massaponax tops Stafford, looks ahead to Mountain View rematch

The last time the Massaponax volleyball team traveled to Mountain View, the Panthers became unraveled by the Wildcats' home crowd and dropped the contest ...

High school girls basketball: Pollock hits milestone as Massaponax tops Mountain View

The Massaponax and Mountain View girls basketball teams met for the second time in the past five days Tuesday on the Panthers' home court.

High school boys basketball: Massaponax win, but road gets tougher

The Massaponax boys basketball team entered its Conference 15 first-round matchup against Brooke Point in desperation mode.

High school football: Massaponax LB Anderson trying to become 'most cerebral player he can be'

As Trajan Anderson moves about the Massaponax High School football field, the standout senior linebacker can hear his father's voice in the crowd.

DECA: Massaponax group learns with Old Navy | Local

In August, Massaponax DECA members participated in a job shadow and day of training at Old Navy. Management staff worked with the students and taught ...

2018 Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office Scholarship Recipients  Fredericksburg Today

From Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office. Sheriff Roger L. Harris announces the 2018 Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office Scholarship Program recipients. The selection ...

Ranger in the Sky Ride honors fallen Ranger from Spotsylvania

The leather-clad combat veterans listened intently Saturday as Sherrie Battle McGhee talked about her youngest son.

High school golf: Massaponax plays it safe in claiming Conference 15 title

Joel Marshall and Joe Clift figured the interior of a minivan was as good a place as any to deliver a speech about the importance of safe and conservative play.

Students of the Month: February | Local |

The following students have been selected as Fredericksburg Optimist Club Students of the Month for February:

GOOD CITIZENS: Spotsylvania County students recognized for character

On Saturday, March 17, Spotsylvania Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, presented Good Citizens pins to Spotsylvania County high school seniors ...

High school football: Massaponax is up front on its veteran leadership

When former standout two-way lineman Vinny Mihota went down with a season-ending foot injury in 2013, Massaponax turned to a tall, skinny sophomore with ...

Virginia 5A North region football final preview: Stone Bridge vs. Massaponax  The Washington Post

No. 9 Stone Bridge (11-2) at Massaponax (12-1). What: Virginia 5A North region final. When: Friday, 7 p.m.. Where: Massaponax High School, Fredericksburg ...

High school theater productions - spring 2018 | Entertainment

It's an exciting new theater season for area high schools and theatergoers—from beloved Broadway musicals like “The Music Man” to an iconic Tennessee ...

Military Notes | Local |

U.S. Airforce Airman Corey D. Weakland has graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio–Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. He has since ...

Spotsylvania finds no evidence to support school threat rumors, but attendance suffers

While online chatter about threatened violence at two Spotsylvania County high schools appears to be unfounded, hundreds of students stayed home or left ...

Student of the Month: September | Local |

Mark Maire, the son of Mark and Phyllis Maire, has been selected as the Fredericksburg Optimist Club Student of the Month for September at Brooke Point High ...

Former Massaponax football star named Riverbend basketball coach

Nat Jackson was known as one of the first football stars at Massaponax High School when he was the starting quarterback for the Panthers in the early 2000s.

Students explore 304-year-old Germanna Colony during 3-week immersive German Academy

High school students from across Virginia interviewed staff members representing Germanna settlers and some of their descendants on Thursday at the site of ...

James Monroe team wins 2017 Black History Bowl | Local

The 18th annual Black History Bowl sponsored by the Fredericksburg Area Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., was held in April. This year's ...

PART III: Addict hits rock bottom, then changes course

Nothing cured Brandon Renner's taste for pills and heroin like two months in the Rappahannock Regional Jail.

Massaponax's Kayla Bowler working to get back to normal

Kayla Bowler walked on a treadmill, her short and careful steps bringing her closer to a recovery from the illness that essentially forced her to learn many of life's ...

PART I: Coast Guard injury leads to painkillers and then Spotsylvania man's addiction

Brandon Renner's military photo shows a youthful innocence and the promise of things to come.

Chancellor @ Massaponax Football | Sports |

Diversity is the key to Massaponax's success with the triple-option offense. The Panthers ce… Friday Night Scoreboard: Results from Fredericksburg-area ...

After a stage career in NYC, local singer comes back to the garden

One sure sign of summer is the annual Fork It Over Festival held by Downtown Greens in their upper garden at the corner of Dixon and Princess Anne streets.

Fredericksburg area has produced its share of celebrities, pt. I

Our area is where George Washington was born and grew up. Several other well-known historical figures also have connections here: John Paul Jones, James ...

Former Spotsylvania teacher of the year gets jail time

A former Spotsylvania County teacher of the year has been ordered to serve 12 months in jail after pleading no contest to a misdemeanor charge involving a ...

Citadel football signs 13 to boost recruiting haul to 27, most since 2012  Charleston Post Courier

Citadel football signed 13 players on Wedneday, boosting the Bulldogs' haul to 27 players for the 2019 recruiting class.

Teens hammer with heart and soul at Arlington diocesan WorkCamp  Arlington Catholic Herald

Trading cell phones for hammers and saws, 830 youths came together at Massaponax High School in Fredericksburg for the 32nd diocesan WorkCamp June ...

High schools: Stafford, Massaponax, Spotsylvania, Courtland could be on move in new VHSL alignment

The Virginia High School League's realignment plan for the 2017–18 school year would eliminate the current conference system and divide each of the state's ...

2019 WVU football recruiting class  WTAP-TV

New WVU football head coach Neal Brown has 22 members in his recruiting class.

Spotsylvania could buy Catholic school campus with a pool and three basketball courts

A Catholic high school that hopes to move into a Spotsylvania County-owned facility says it must sell or rent its existing campus first.

North Stafford running back Devyn Ford commits to Penn State

When Virginia Tech football coach Justin Fuente was hired by the Hokies in 2016 and began to navigate the recruiting landscape in the Commonwealth, ...

WVU Commitment and Signee Central  247Sports

Highlights, player cards, bios and more for WVU's Class of 2019.

MILITARY: For sisters, it's a family affair | Local |

Cadet 1st Class Heidi Morrison, a senior, pins sister Erin Morrison's first shoulder board on her uniform during Erin's “Acceptance Day Parade” at the U.S. Air ...

The Class of 2015 Is Getting Ready To Graduate

Fredericksburg, VA - Here's a schedule of this year's high school graduation ceremonies in Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania and Stafford.

5A football playoffs: Latest Mihota brother leading Massaponax in playoffs

In his capacity as Massaponax's starting center, Louis Mihota has a hand in every play run by an offense designed to grind down opponents with a slog of ...

Discover calendar Dec. 1-Jan. 1 | |

DECEMBER. Dec. 1. Old Town Warrenton Christmas Parade, Main Street, Warrenton, 6 p.m. Parade begins at Sixth Street and proceeds west. Christmas tree ...

Student’s death leads to investigation of possible cheating at George Mason  The Washington Post

After a student took LSD, ran through a fifth-floor window of a residence hall at George Mason University and plunged to his death in September, campus police ...

Citadel signing day: Quotes, notes and video of each new Bulldog recruit  Charleston Post Courier

The Citadel signed 13 new football players on Wednesday. Here's what coach Brent Thompson had to say about each of them:

Students of the Month: October | Local |

Millie Ouk, the daughter of Prak Ouk and Bunmom Chung, has been selected as Fredericksburg Optimist Club Student of the Month for October at Brooke Point ...

High school football: Massaponax completes third straight perfect regular season

Perfect regular seasons are a rarity in high school football.

Grant helps schools bring agriculture to the classroom

If you walked by the S.T.E.A.M. Lab at Blessed Sacrament Huguenot Catholic School Friday, you'd hear the giggles of about a dozen children building.

NFL Draft: Massaponax grad Houston-Carson motivated for a chance at the NFL

DeAndre Houston-Carson cultivated his gift for positive visualization at a young age during 11-on-11 football games in his Spotsylvania County backyard.

Massaponax soccer player Al Jumaili translates game, life to U.S. style

The hint of glee on Tareq Al Jumaili's face is stubborn. It refuses to be washed away by the rainwater pooling into tiny basins beneath his pair of blue Adidas.

Mothers involved in Spotsylvania schools vie for Lee Hill board seat

Lisa A. Phelps is challenging interim Spotsylvania County School Board member Kathryn “Kassie” Palmer to represent the Lee Hill District on the school board.

Spotsylvania elects one political newcomer while two incumbents hold onto their Board of Supervisors seats

Spotsylvania County voters re-elected two incumbents to the Board of Supervisors Tuesday, but political newcomer Kevin Marshall pulled off an upset in a ...

Spotsylvania schools seek help aiding homeless students | Education

Spotsylvania County schools are helping more homeless students than ever — and they're having trouble keeping up with the need for toiletries, food and ...

Difference Maker: Spotsylvania's Donald Robinson works overtime to help young people reach their goals

As he drove to his job at the Dahlgren Naval Support Facility two years ago around Christmas time, everything went silent and a message appeared on his ...

DeAndre Houston-Carson | Photo  Roanoke Times

FS DeAndre Houston-Carson (William & Mary): Houston-Carson, who grew up in the Fredericksburg area and played at Massaponax High School, is in his third ...

Parents of a George Mason student who died on campus blast university and fraternity

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (WUSA9) — The parents of a George Mason student who died on campus are criticizing university leaders for withholding information.

High school boys basketball: Ashlock atones for poor first game, leads Massaponax over Stafford

After an eight-point loss to Stafford's boys basketball team on Jan. 13, Massaponax sophomore Jarius Ashlock was determined to avoid a similar outcome.

High school girls basketball: Massaponax gets wake-up call in beating Courtland

The Massaponax girls basketball team entered its nonconference contest at Courtland Friday night admittedly overconfident.

Several scholarships available for local students | Local

CHORAL SOCIETY OFFERS SCHOLARSHIP. The Rappahannock Choral Society is once again offering a $500 scholarship to a graduating senior from a ...

George Mason University identifies deceased student believed to have used hallucinogenic drug  FOX 5 DC

Police at George Mason University are investigating a student's death after they believe the student took a hallucinogenic drug on Saturday.

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