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Gun incident at Magna Vista High has parents concerned for safety  WDBJ7

Ridgeway, Va. (WDBJ)- Parents of students at Magna Vista High School are upset at how the school handled a gun incident on Monday. Henry County Sheriff's ...

Writing Their Own Script: Magna Vista students earn film award  Martinsville Bulletin

RIDGEWAY – Last school year, Magna Vista High School students Kei Troxell and Emily Maxey and Kaitlyn Thompson.

Magna Vista JROTC team dominates regional championship  Martinsville Bulletin

RIDGEWAY-Led by Captain Jordan Ramsey and students Nathan Randolph and Kolby Quigg, the Magna Vista High School JROTC Raiders dominated the ...

High School Football Finale: Magna Vista gets big win over Martinsville for momentum into playoffs  Martinsville Bulletin

Magna Vista scored seven touchdowns in the first half in a rout of the Bulldogs.

Closings and Cancellations: Churches, businesses prepare for Florence  Martinsville Bulletin

MARTINSVILLE-Classes will go on as scheduled today at Martinsville High. The same is true down the road at Magna Vista and Bassett, as well as in Patrick ...

Area Roundup: Warriors sweep Tunstall, Bulldogs split with FC  Martinsville Bulletin

Results from Friday's high school basketball action as well as tickets on sale for Magna Vista's all-day affair with Martinsville in two weeks and more.

Former Magna Vista coach Ramey honored by school, Town of Ridgeway  Martinsville Bulletin

It was a special day at Magna Vista Friday afternoon. Prior to the first pitch of the Warriors baseball game against Tunstall, the school honored longtime head ...

Police: Threat at Magna Vista High School is not true  WSET

HENRY Co., Va. (WSET) -- The Henry County Sheriff's Office and officials with Henry County Public Schools said it's been investigating a rumor that has spread ...

Williams, Martha Louise Sweitzer | Obituaries  Martinsville Bulletin

WILLIAMS Martha Louise Sweitzer March 8, 1934 November 27, 2018 Martha Louise Sweitzer Williams died Tuesday, November 27, 2018 in Charlotte, N.C.

Dreams Become Reality: Magna Vista graduates told to "live the life that you want"  Martinsville Bulletin

RIDGEWAY – Saturday marked the final day for the Class of 2017 at Magna Vista High School as students, faculty, family and friends gathered at the football ...

Henry County School Board members state their priorities  Martinsville Bulletin

Safety of students and employees continues to be the top priority of the Henry County School Board, newly elected chairman Francis Zehr said in a recent ...

Magna Vista girls down Patrick County on night Cabiness gets 1,000th point  Martinsville Bulletin

Magna Vista and Patrick County both took the floor in Ridgeway Friday night without a blemish on their résumés. The Lady Cougars, the defending Piedmont ...

Area Roundup: Magna Vista’s Scales named All-State  Martinsville Bulletin

Plus other All-Region and All-Piedmont District selections from this spring.

This Week in High School Hoops: Lady Bulldogs ready for big week  Martinsville Bulletin

Martinsville's girls picked up two wins last week, and head coach Charlie Holland is hoping his team can ride that momentum into the grind of the next four ...

Doors Open: Magna Vista greenhouse opens for the Christmas season  Martinsville Bulletin

RIDGEWAY–Some students take a test in a classroom, marking the answer on a sheet of paper. For members of the horticulture department at Magna Vista High ...

Friday Basketball Roundup: Cabiness gets 1,000th point in Warriors wins, Martinsville sweeps Bassett  Martinsville Bulletin

GIRLS BASKETBALL. Magna Vista 66, Patrick County 53. It was a rematch of last year's Piedmont District championship game Friday night when Magna Vista ...

High School Basketball Roundup: Lady Cougars get big win over Franklin County, Carlisle sweeps rival North Cross  Martinsville Bulletin

GIRLS BASKETBALL. Patrick County 70, Franklin County 49. In a rematch of the Piedmont District semifinals from a season go, Patrick County hosted Franklin ...

Martinsville celebrates the Arts: Hooker Awards handed out  Martinsville Bulletin

MARTINSVILLE– Joan Montgomery and Ridgeway Signs were among the people and group celebrated for their involvement in the arts Thursday evening at ...

Magna Vista looks to build new weight room  Martinsville Bulletin

RIDGEWAY–Even though Magna Vista High School has a rich history of successful athletic teams, it's not thanks to a state of the art weight room.

Magna Vista's Nance puts emphasis on growth  Martinsville Bulletin

RIDGEWAY – “My favorite classes were always in the agriculture-horticulture department,” Lauren Nance said. “That was my reason for wanting to go to school ...

Comets make it two wins in a row; top Magna Vista High School 58-49

RIDGEWAY — For the first time this season the Halifax County High School varsity boys basketball team has won back-to-back games.

The Places You’ll Go: Residents celebrate Seuss’s birthday by reading  Martinsville Bulletin

RIDGEWAY–”The more that you read, the more things you will know.” That was Theodor Geisel's argument, when asked why people should read books.

Ridgeway greets Warriors with parade  Martinsville Bulletin

What a day to be a Magna Vista Warrior,” Henry County school board member Dr. Joe DeVault said as he began speaking to a crowd of Magna Vista football ...

The Band Plays On: Magna Vista wins Dixie Classic competition  Martinsville Bulletin

RIDGEWAY–The morning of the Dixie Classic competition, Christian Crowder woke up feeling positive.

Comets fall to Magna Vista HS 14-6 in heartbreaker

RIDGEWAY — On a night on which the Halifax County High School football team badly needed a win, it was left to deal with a heartbreaker.

Bulldogs pull out improbable 41-39 victory over Dan River

RIDGEWAY — Martinsville's Dasyne Hairston got exactly 12.5 seconds of playing time Friday night in the Region 2C boys basketball semifinals.

Region 3D Football Playoffs: Warriors dominant in postseason home opener  Martinsville Bulletin

RIDGEWAY – Friday night may have been one of the best performances of the year for Magna Vista. The Warriors' defense held No. 6 seeded Alleghany to just ...

BOYS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Danville stymies Eagles by 10 in league opener  Franklin News Post

Franklin County employed an effective zone defense that was able to thwart George Washington-Danville's initial attacks at the basket Tuesday night. Danville ...

2018 High School Football Preview: Linemen looking to ‘redefine the culture’ at Bassett  Martinsville Bulletin

Bassett's “All In” mentality is nice to say, but it's another to buy in to it. For senior offensive linemen Noah Inman, Marshall Wells and Kyeem Dicks, they have ...

Student News for June 2017 | News  Martinsville Bulletin

A look at graduations, honors, awards and scholarships.

Darrell "Bubba" Wallace Jr. looks for cup series success at...  WSLS 10

Darrell Wallace Jr. aka "Bubba" drove into the national spotlight when he finished second in the NASCAR cup series opener, the Daytona 500. Ahead of the STP ...

Raccoon hunters played key role in finding missing 3-year-old near Martinsville

When Magna Vista High School agriculture teacher Darryl Holland recently learned that a 3-year-old boy was missing in an area in which Holland has hunted ...

Area Roundup: Bassett cross country has strong day at Knights Crossing, PHCC baseball to hold prospect camp  Martinsville Bulletin

Plus, Peyton Sellers wins his fourth track championship at South Boston Speedway.

Head of the Class: Dixon, Pearson get ready to perform  Martinsville Bulletin

MARTINSVILLE – Eighteen years of childhood dance classes did not prepare Tammy Pearson for dancing with a partner, she said – but the experience still ...

Magna Vista football defeats Heritage, heads to 3A West second round  Martinsville Bulletin

Magna Vista's defense started strong, then the Warriors' offense got rolling in the second quarter on the way to a 49-20 win over No. 13 Heritage in the opening ...

Magna Vista football forces mistakes, defeats Dan River at home  Martinsville Bulletin

RIDGEWAY – Football season returned Friday night and the Magna Vista Warriors were on a mission to start the season off on the right foot.

First-half run lifts JV boys | Prep Sports

It took the Halifax County High School junior varsity boys basketball a little time to get going in Friday night's game against Magna Vista High School at Magna ...

Abdul-Mbacke files to run for Henry County school board  Martinsville Bulletin

MARTINSVILLE - Being the only school board candidate with children in county schools, Dr. Makunda Abdul-Mbacke feels she has an understanding of the ...

Friday Football Roundup: Magna Vista gets come from behind victory, Bengals give coach first win  Martinsville Bulletin

Magna Vista 20, Martinsville 14. Martinsville looked to have a victory over their rival Magna Vista in hand after a 99-yard drive gave the Bulldogs a 14-0 lead late ...

JV losing streak snapped with win over Magna Vista

The Halifax County High School junior varsity boys basketball team snapped its two-game losing streak Tuesday night with a 54-46 win over Magna Vista High ...

Magna Vista teacher makes class a 'hoot'  Martinsville Bulletin

RIDGEWAY – If there's any hooting at Magna Vista High School, it likely comes from Robb Herbst's classroom. However, the sounds don't originate from the ...

Franklin County to develop 'school within a school' concept for 100 8th graders next year  Roanoke Times

Franklin County will be only the second school district in the state to implement the New Tech program.

Local residents honored at annual Hooker Awards  Martinsville Bulletin

MARTINSVILLE-Local residents said thank you one final time to Judy Matthews on Thursday night, as family members accepted one of the Clyde Hooker ...

Henry County Parks and Recreation | Sport  Martinsville Bulletin

Henry County Parks and Recreation (HCPR) will hold a variety of activities throughout the summer.

Friday Football Analysis: Magna Vista's struggles show in Reidsville  Martinsville Bulletin

REIDSVILLE, N.C. – Magna Vista wanted to go down to Reidsville, home of the defending North Carolina Class 2-A state champions, and prove that they still ...

2018 Bulletin Coach of the Year: Carlisle's Mancino Craighead  Martinsville Bulletin

Carlisle's girls basketball coach reflects on the twists and turns in his career and what it took to bring home four straight state championships.

Football preview: Magna Vista's Childress shines on all stages  Martinsville Bulletin

On weekends, Wesley Childress can often times be seen on the stage, currently starring in the TheatreWorks Community Players production of “A Few Good ...

High School Football Finale: Patrick County, Bassett look to finish seasons on high note  Martinsville Bulletin

By CHRIS DOHERTY. Bulletin Sports Writer. STUART – Don't let the records fool you. Bassett and Patrick County may be a combined 1-17 this year, but ...

SUNDAY ANALYSIS: Warriors, Cougars both take strides in the right direction  Martinsville Bulletin

Magna Vista took home a 49-0 win over Patrick County, but both the Warriors and Cougars left the field Friday night feeling good about where they are heading.

Hot hands help Patrick County boys take W over Magna Vista  Martinsville Bulletin

The cold weather brought a cold shooting night for Magna Vista's boys' basketball team in Stuart Friday. Patrick County, though, had the hot hand all game, ...

Cerebral Palsy Doesn't Stop Magna Vista Senior From Becoming HC Queen  WSET

Henry Co., VA - Magna Vista High School in Ridgeway celebrated their homecoming festivities Friday night, and for newly crowned queen Christina Ruiz, it was ...

Fans make the best of Sunday’s postponed races at Martinsville Speedway  Martinsville Bulletin

It wasn't your typical Sunday race day at Martinsville Speedway. There was no line of cars on U.S. 220 waiting to get up to the gate. Very few cars were even in ...

Traveon Redd eager to return for Wake Forest Football  247Sports

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A quick glance at the defensive statistics from Saturday night's Wake Forest Football scrimmage gives a small indication at how deep ...

Taking the Stage: Henry County resident makes his television debut  Martinsville Bulletin

MARTINSVILLE – A 2011 Magna Vista High School graduate recently had the experience of a lifetime.

Tunstall football faces big test this week against Magna Vista

DRY FORK — After Tunstall football's disappointing 28-21 loss last week against Chatham, coach Buddy Brown recognizes that his team desperately needs to ...

A Lyrical Gift: Da Capo uses music to help students communicate  Martinsville Bulletin

RIDGEWAY – Some children couldn't see the instruments they were playing. Others couldn't stand with the choir.

Martinsville native punting his way into UVA record books  Martinsville Bulletin

It all started on Mulberry Road, in what Lester and James Coleman called “The Bamboo Forest.”

Four for four? Carlisle trio Belcher, Carter and Young playing for history  Martinsville Bulletin

At a school with a storied sports history, Carlisle seniors Victoria Belcher, Erika Carter and Laya Young will be going for something this weekend never done in ...

Catch ‘Em All: Teacher’s app helps students learn history  Martinsville Bulletin

RIDGEWAY — Pikachu, Eevee and Charizard gave way to Marco Polo, astronauts and the Vikings in Sara Davis-Leonard's World History II class at Magna Vista ...

Area Roundup: Martinsville boys soccer gets senior night win  Martinsville Bulletin

BOYS SOCCER. Martinsville 3, G.W.-Danville 1. The Bulldogs hosted G.W.-Danville Tuesday night on senior night and got a strong 3-1 victory.

Grandfather clock a popular trophy in all of sports

It's a trophy that everyone who races in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series wants.

Club News and Events for Oct. 2  Martinsville Bulletin

The Fontaine Ruritan Club held its annual *Service* Awards meeting in September.

All-Timesland 2017: Football | Football  Roanoke Times

Grayson Overstreet and Noah Overstreet are the Players of the Year.

Area Roundup: Scott, Hathaway sign collegiate letters of intent  Martinsville Bulletin

BASSETT HIGH SCHOOL. Scott signs to play at Ferrum. Bassett senior Morgan Scott signed Monday to play tennis at Ferrum College in the fall. Scott is the No.

Let there be light: In $5 million project, Martinsville Speedway to install LED illumination

NASCAR's Goody's Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway went later than usual last year after numerous cautions, nearly forcing officials to call the race ...

Alleghany High School girls basketball coach killed in car crash  Roanoke Times

Danny Keene died Sunday in West Virginia on the eve of the season opener.

Lady Comets look for Senior Night win | Prep Sports

Friday night will be Senior Night for the Halifax County High School varsity softball team, if weather and field conditions permit, with the Comets facing Tunstall ...

Comets looking to maintain momentum | Prep Sports

Some good things have happened for the Halifax County High School varsity football team in the past week.

A Lyrical Madness: French classes compete at Bassett  Martinsville Bulletin

BASSETT-For classes in one local high school, March Madness is a French-language music tournament à la the NCAA tournament.

Martinsville basketball celebrates special No .15  Martinsville Bulletin

Sunday was certainly a special day for the Martinsville basketball program.

Carlisle boys make statement on way to tournament win at North Cross  Martinsville Bulletin

If Carlisle's boys basketball team was looking to make a statement in this weekend's Jingle Bells Tournament in Roanoke, they did just that. The Chiefs rolled ...

Comets softball edged in doubleheader | Prep Sports

Unable to string enough hits together at key times, the Halifax County High School softball team dropped a close, intense doubleheader Saturday to Roxboro ...

Bengals baseball rolling  Martinsville Bulletin

Before every game, Bassett's baseball team can be heard yelling “family” in the huddle before they run out on the field.

Looking back and ahead: Martinsville Speedway’s legacy with Clay Campbell  Martinsville Bulletin

The story of Martinsville Speedway is woven into the fabric of southern Virginia.

Primland celebrates 10th anniversary of golf course  Martinsville Bulletin

Over a decade ago, golf course architect Donald Steel was handed a topographical map of the 12000 acre property at Primland.

Davenport Energy awards $31,000 in education grants | Education

Davenport Energy Inc. in Chatham will award $31000 in ExxonMobil Educational Alliance grants to schools in Virginia and North Carolina.

Racing for his father

RIDGEWAY — There's no easy way to deal with the loss of a family member. There are tons of ways in which someone can try to cope with that sort.

Comets take fourth win in a row; roll over Dan River HS 9-1

There have been times this season when Halifax County High School's baseball team has struggled at the plate. Tuesday night was not one of them.

March 2017 NASCAR News Archive  ESPN

A comprehensive listing of all news posted on the site in March 2017.

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