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Jun 12 2013

Ferguson Earns State Singles Crown; Smith Claims Finalist Honors

Although he had played tennis prior to his freshman year, John Dalton Ferguson acknowledges he really didn’t learn how to keep score until he began playing in earnest as a ninth grader on the Blue Devil squad. But the lanky player became a quick study and used his speed and size to hone his tennis …

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May 16 2013

Three-Ball Memorial Golf Tourney Set for May 25-26

Senior Citizens Interested senior citizens can participate in activities and fellowship at the following locations and times.  Hiltons senior citizens interested in nutrition and socialization contact the Mountain Empire Older Citizens’ office at (276) 523-4202 or 1-800-252-6362. To schedule transportation call MEOC at 1-800-252-6862. Nickelsville senior citizens meet the first Tuesday each month at 6 …

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Feb 27 2013

Blue Devils Hold Off Bearcats for Regional Title

  Over the past few years, Gate City and Virginia High have developed a healthy rivalry on the hardwood and the two always give the fans their money’s worth. The Bearcats ended Gate City’s season last year in the postseason. However, the Blue Devils earned a little redemption with an 86-79 victory over Virginia High …

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