Two soap box derby racers from Orange, Joey Kratochvil and Kayla Crawford, will head to Akron, Ohio in two weeks to compete in the All-American Soap Box Derby World Championships. Kratochvil and Crawford won in their respective divisions at the 18th annual Piedmont Area Soap Box Derby. It wi…
Orange County’s Tyler Roberts won the handicap division and placed sixth overall in the 2021 Virginia USBC Pepsi Youth Championship. His finish qualifies him to compete in the USBC Junior Gold Youth National Championship this month in Indianapolis, Ind.
When the Orange County High School varsity girls’ soccer team played Fluvanna back on June 3, it marked more than just the end of another season. It was also Dwane Pugh’s last match as its coach.
The undefeated Orange County High School varsity softball team will host the Region B semifinal Monday, June 14 at 6 p.m.
Orange County High School hosted its first home track meet in a decade last Wednesday, officially dedicating its new track in the process.
After nearly 40 years of coaching and teaching in Orange County, Jay Allen has decided to ride off into the sunset. Allen is retiring from his position as a physical education teacher at Lightfoot Elementary School at the end of this school year. He also has served as the coach of the girls …
Luke Jarrell held Charlottesville to just two hits in a 10-0 Hornet shutout last Thursday. He added two hits, including a first-inning single that knocked in the only run he’d need.
Helena Garrett scored the first goal of the season for the Orange County High School varsity girls lacrosse team in a 17-7 loss last week at Charlottesville High School.
There was no shortage of base hits in the Orange County High School varsity girls softball game last Thursday. In fact, there were 24 hits—with 23 of them coming from Hornet bats in a 27-0 rout of visiting Charlottesville.
The Orange County High School track team participated in its first meet of the season last Wednesday at Albemarle and had a strong initial showing, with two event wins.
Following a third-place finish in the Group 4A Region B Indoor Track Championship last month, Orange County High School junior Arianna Colson placed second in the high jump at last weekend’s Class 4 State Championship.
Orange County High School ninth-grader Waylon Rogers finished fourth at the Virginia High School League Class 4 State Championship last weekend at Virginia Beach.
From staff reports
The latest in a series on Orange County residents involved in sporting activities
Monica Alexander was telling a story that her son Jaylen had never heard before. The 17-year-old star running back with the distinctive blond topknot paid close attention as she described what was essentially the first time they played ball together.
The Orange County High School golf team shot a collective 330 to win the Region 4B North Sub-Regional Tournament Tuesday at Meadows Farms Golf Course in Locust Grove.
There is a big difference between declining a second pork chop and getting in tip-top physical condition, and Bernard Ellis is determined to help Orange County teachers hit that loftier mark.
There are fun summers, busy summers and then there’s the exciting, strenuous summer Bradley Hanner is having in Fort Myers, Fla. The 2017 Orange County High School (OCHS) graduate is playing rookie ball for the Minnesota Twins, and he calls it “a dream come true.”
Jasmine Tompkins finished in sixth place in the shot put, earning the only points for Orange County High School’s track team at the Virginia High School League Class 5 State Outdoor Track and Field Championship.
Five Orange County High School student-athletes signed their National Letters of Intent to play college sports at a ceremony last Wednesday at the Hornet Sports Center.
Orange County Parks and Recreation will be hosting a wheelchair basketball doubleheader at the Hornet Sports Center Sunday, March 24, featuring the Harrisonburg Cardinals against the Virginia Sun Wheelers.
Leroy “Buddy” Jett spent 32 years working in the printing industry, but for most of his life, his heart has been with tai chi.
Last year, the Jefferson District wrestling title came down to the final match as Powhatan edged Orange County for the title. The Hornets returned the favor Feb. 2 with a 14.5-point victory over the Indians to claim the program’s first district title in a decade.
Orange County High School swimmers won 11 of the 19 events they competed in Jan. 25 at a quad meet at Powhatan High School.