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Harrell is out as Riverbend football coach | Sports |

For the second straight year, Riverbend High School is in the market for a varsity football coach.

Graduation: Riverbend High School  Fredericksburg Today

Congratulations Riverbend #Classof2019!@SBakerSCPSSupt@TedSchubel @SpotsySchools @BEND2019 — Dawn Shelley ...

Riverbend names Nathan Yates new football coach | Sports

One theme kept surfacing during Nathan Yates' interview for the vacant head football coach position at Riverbend High School.

High school softball preview: Riverbend's Benson had to wait her turn before dominating

She gets the ball to the plate in a hurry, but Alexi Benson had to wait before getting her turn to dominate from the pitcher's mound.

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 ...

Area All-Star Classic: Attendees of annual basketball extravaganza enjoy a pair of nail-biter games

Following a whirlwind finish in Saturday's opening girls game, a 51–49 Home team victory, tournament director and announcer Nat Jackson described it as “[it] ...

Spotsylvania tax rate could increase; school funding a key driver in possible spike

The Spotsylvania Board of Supervisors has voted to advertise a real estate tax rate of 86.3 cents per $100 of assessed value for fiscal year 2020—3 cents higher ...

Students of the Month: February | News |

Andrew Sammel, the son of Thomas and Linda Sammel, is a senior at Brooke Point High School. Andrew is a member of National Honor Society, The National ...

High school roundup: Massaponax squeezes out district win over Mountain View

On the second attempt of a safety squeeze, Massaponax's Brooke Vaillancourt layed down a perfect bunt to score Brenna Morefield for a 4-3 Commonwealth ...

Spotsylvania students participate in Girls Go CyberStart national competition

The cybersecurity classroom at Spotsylvania High School was quiet except for the click of computer mice.

Area businesses can check out Spotsylvania Career & Technical Center at open house

For 22 years, Stafford County business Childress Heating & A/C, Inc. has sponsored employees in the Virginia apprenticeship program. One of them is ...

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 ...

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: November | News |

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

PHOTOS: Riverbend field hockey advances to state tournament

The Riverbend Bears defeated Frank W. Cox High School on Tuesday at Riverbend to advance to the Class 6 state field hockey semifinal in Virginia Beach.

Officials hoping to calm unease at Riverbend High School

After an uneasy Monday, Tuesday at Riverbend High was more like a normal school day, officials said.

Teen sent to 'last chance' prison program for Riverbend High death plot

A Spotsylvania County teenager who was part of a plot to shoot students and staff members at Riverbend High School last year is expected to spend the next ...

Students remember Riverbend High School student who died in plane crash

Ryan McCall always looked happy in the hallways at Riverbend High School in Spotsylvania County.

High school baseball: Spotsylvania shows experience in beating Riverbend

Riverbend High School may have nearly twice the enrollment of Spotsylvania, but the Knights' baseball team showed Tuesday night that experience trumps all.

Teen involved in Riverbend death plot sent to juvenile facility

At the end of a hearing Wednesday in which he pleaded guilty for his role in a planned massacre at Riverbend High School, a judge let Gavin Oztuna hug his.

High school field hockey: Riverbend reaches new heights to defeat Colonial Forge, 2-0

Lapses in cohesion and hustle left the Riverbend field hockey team facing a literal uphill climb toward reclaiming its season.

High school girls basketball: Riverbend capitalizes on opponent's early mistakes, defeats Courtland

Mikayla Via's two technical free throws prior to the start of play were a prelude to an unusual but tight game between Via's Riverbend Bears girls basketball team ...

Photos: First Colonial defeats Riverbend 3-1 in Class 6 quarterfinal

The Riverbend girls soccer team fell 3-1 to First Colonial in the VHSL Class 6 state quarterfinal match at Riverbend High School on June 5. 2018.

High school boys lacrosse: Riverbend Bears shake off hibernation to top Mountain View

Sean Mack isn't sure why his Riverbend boys lacrosse team consistently allows opponents to gain an early upper hand.

Three area high schools recognized for cybersecurity awards  Fredericksburg Today

Sponsored by the SANS Institute, the national Girls Go CyberStart program involves a series of online challenges designed to place girls in grades 9 through 12 ...

Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office awards scholarships | Announcements

The Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office has announced its 2019 scholarship program recipients. In the competitive selection process, high school seniors submitted an ...

Injured Riverbend High soccer player 'progressing' | High School

Riverbend High School boys soccer player Jake Gallello was injured Tuesday during an away game at Stafford County's Brooke Point High School.

Tony DeMarco steps down as Riverbend's football coach

With Tony DeMarco at its helm, the Riverbend High School football team typically would enjoy a single week's respite between the end of the season and the ...

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 ...

2 Riverbend students arrested, charged with plotting to kill students, staffers

Two male Riverbend High students are in custody, accused of plotting to shoot and kill fellow students and staff members at the Spotsylvania County school.

Weekender Calendar May 30-June 6 | Weekcals |

Film: “Vibrations, 1972,” Library of Congress Packard Theater, 19053 Mt. Pony Road, Culpeper. Selected segments from a Music Magazine program. (WNET ...

Weekender Calendar Oct. 18-25 | |

The Fredericksburg Theatrical Society presents David Garrick's 'The Lying Valet' at Historic Kenmore for two performances Oct. 19–20. First performed in ...

NTSB releases probable cause of plane accident that killed a Riverbend High School student last year

A 16-year-old Riverbend High School student's “failure to maintain adequate airspeed” while piloting a small plane led to the crash that killed the teen, according ...

High school boys basketball: Riverbend fights off Brooke Point

With a 20-point lead at the half, it appeared Riverbend was well on its way to an easy victory over visiting Brooke Point on Friday night.

Weekender Calendar May 16-23 | Weekcals |

Film: “Hotel Rwanda,” Library of Congress Packard Theater, 19053 Mt. Pony Road, Culpeper. A hotelier and his wife struggle to save the lives of his family and ...

Fredericksburg resident begins Peace Corps service in Vanuatu

Molly Woodburn of Fredericksburg, a graduate of Riverbend High School, has been accepted into the Peace Corps and will serve in Vanuatu as a water, ...

Riverbend student likely to plead guilty in plot to kill students

Barring a change of heart, a Spotsylvania teenager accused of plotting to shoot students at Riverbend High School last year will plead guilty next week.

Class 6 field hockey: Riverbend's upset of Frank W. Cox has grass roots

On the surface, Riverbend and Frank W. Cox don't occupy equal footing in the arena of Virginia high school field hockey.

Students of the Month: September | News |

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

High school baseball: Riverbend maintains momentum | High School |

With seven seniors in its starting lineup, the Riverbend baseball team has won 10 of 11 games and made coach Stephen Morin's job an easy one so far.

Region 6B boys basketball quarterfinal: One-for-all effort boosts Riverbend

Facing a number's crunch going into Monday night's 6B quarterfinal contest against visiting Colonial Forge, the Riverbend Bears relied on several reliable ...

Caroline resident, counselor at Riverbend High, one of the 50 'O Mag Insiders'

Caroline County resident LaTonya Parker is one busy professional woman: a high school director of counseling, mother to a blended family of six and a social ...

Spotsylvania school officials and parents react after juveniles arrested for ‘bomb threat’ plot

One of two juveniles charged with conspiracy to commit murder at Riverbend High School, was in court Monday.

Students of the Month: May and June | Local |

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

High school students tell kids: "Reading is cool"

Riverbend High School junior James Bradley thinks he'll probably go into a trade career.

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 ...

High school boys lacrosse: Fant goes from scholarly to sensational in helping Colonial Forge down Riverbend

Jonathon Fant isn't sure how he fared on his AP Statistics exam, but he knew just how to solve Colonial Forge's numbers problem.

Ex-Massaponax standout Ashlock gets final chance to play before friends, family at Area All-Star Classic

Jarius Ashlock didn't go the private school route to seek out a rewarding high school basketball experience.

High school football: Riverbend's bid to upset Manchester swatted away at end

For most of the night, the mood on Riverbend's sideline had been as foul as the drizzly weather. The Bears had trailed visiting Manchester, the top-ranked team ...

High school boys soccer: Riverbend bolts its way past Colonial Forge

Riverbend boys soccer coach Bob Stack knows it's a difficult task matching the ferocity of Colonial Forge.

With their parents behind them, brothers attain 'lofty goal' of 13 years of perfect attendance

Both sons of Bruce and Hattie Webb made it through 13 years of public school with perfect attendance, but their impressive accomplishment didn't happen by ...

Kid Stuff: May 30 to June 6 | Weekender |

“The Relunctant Dragon,” Riverside Children's Theater, 95 Riverside Parkway. Kenneth Grahame's classic tale follows the secret friendship betwen a boy who ...

Students of the Month: April | Local |

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

area schools grapple with rumors and unsubstantiated threats after Parkland shooting

The armed deputy with a bulletproof vest caught Jennifer Lushbaugh's eye as she drove up to Caroline Middle School on Monday morning.

Class 6 girls soccer quarterfinal: First Colonial ends Riverbend's season

After graduating seven key seniors a year ago and dropping eight games before the Region 6B playoffs began, the Riverbend girls soccer team was thrilled to ...

Crash victim's mother and man who received her son's heart meet in Spotsylvania

Zack Kelly always had a strong heart—and 13 months after the young man died in a horrific car accident, his mother desperately wanted to hear his powerful ...

Students of the Month: March | Local |

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

What can local schools do to prevent bullying?

Last year, Kathy Rau's son, who is epileptic, ended up in the hospital with a concussion.

DECA: Two Spotsylvania County teams place top 10 in the world

Two teams from the same school district placed top ten in the world at an International DECA Competition held in Atlanta, Ga., in April. This conference, for high ...

Dancing their way into the holiday season | Weekender

Three local dance companies are turning up the voltage of the holiday glow with annual Christmas productions that will enthrall and inspire children, parents ...

Basketball camp shows Justin Anderson growing as a person as well as a player

When Justin Anderson learned LeBron James was opening I Promise School in his hometown of Akron, Ohio, it served as further motivation for the ...

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 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 ...

National Spelling Bee is rematch for two Spotsylvania students

Samantha Ho and Daniel Fordham have loved the challenge of competing in spelling bees since they were third graders.

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 ...

8 things to do: Weekend of July 7-8, 2018 | Gallery

Haven't gotten your fill of fireworks? Orange County will host its Independence Day celebration Saturday. Here are some details on that event and seven other ...

Racing to prove himself  Campus Echo Online

Sophomore track and field runner Gordon Lewis is out to prove something. You might even say he has a chip on his shoulder while doing so.

Lasker, Young win Heritage Festival Run on Fourth

Tim Young of Fredericksburg and Sara Lasker of Ashland won the overall titles in Tuesday's Heritage Festival five-mile run through downtown Fredericksburg.

High school football: Stress of job leads to more coaching burnouts

Tony DeMarco has spent the past month doing something that would seem natural to a veteran football coach—enjoying watching the sport on TV.

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.

Actress Bellamy Young and Former Undersecretary of State Judith McHale Campaign in Fredericksburg for Hillary Clinton  Fredericksburg Today

Actress and producer Bellamy Young and former Undersecretary of State Judith McHale were in Fredericksburg August 26, 2016, to campaign for Hillary Clinton ...

Semipro basketball

The Fredericksburg Grizzlies qualified for the Mid-Atlantic Region playoffs in its first two years as an American Basketball Association franchise.

Students of the Month | Education |

The following students were recently selected as Fredericksburg Optimist Club Students of the Month at Spotsylvania Career and Technical Center:

High school basketball: Players give it their all at Area All-Star Classic

As North Stafford boys basketball coach Steve Hibberd barked instructions to the Home team in the Area All-Star Classic Saturday night at Riverbend, it was ...

Summer Camps 2018 | Archive |

Battleground Tennis Academy, UMW Indoor Tennis Center, 1129 Hanover St. Ages 5 and older. Camp Invention, King George ...

Spotsylvania may maintain tax rate despite increase in home values

For the first time in recent years, Spotsylvania County may maintain the existing real estate tax rate following an increase in home values.

Fredericksburg Grizzlies look to continue successful run in ABA playoffs

After starting the season with five consecutive victories, the Fredericksburg Grizzlies encountered a bit of adversity.

McKnight is third CEO in five years at Spotsylvania Regional

Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center has a new chief executive officer—again.

Teens forge unbreakable bond through High School Diplomats program

The three of us laid down as the grass pierced through the towels to itch the backs of our necks. Together, we watched the black canvas of the midnight sky.

Caroline schools strengthen tobacco-free policy | Local

Caroline County Public Schools recently strengthened its tobacco policy, becoming a 100 percent tobacco- and e-cigarette-free division.

Federal agency releases preliminary report on small-plane crash that killed a 16-year-old Riverbend High student

For the first time in his young piloting career, Riverbend High School sophomore Ryan McCall planned to fly solo from one airport to another on Sunday.

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 ...

PHOTO: Brock Road runners excel at track event

Brock Road Elementary runners ran away with the first-place trophy at the 2016 Elementary Track Challenge held May 20 at Riverbend High School in ...

Spotsylvania woman gets 3 years for driving drunk and injuring 82-year-old

A Spotsylvania County woman was ordered Monday to serve three years in prison for seriously injuring another motorist while driving drunk earlier this year.

Katelin Akens' disappearance to get renewed attention | Local

Lisa Sullivan trembled at the sight of the Spotsylvania County deputy— afraid of the news he might deliver.

Alfaro, Oscar Andres | Obituaries |

Oscar Andres Alfaro of Fredericksburg, Va. entered God's Eternal Kingdom of heaven on Tuesday January 16, 2018. He was born on December 10, 1992 in ...

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 ...

Ryan L. McCall | Obituaries |

Ryan Lee McCall, 16, of Spotsylvania County passed away Sunday, March 29, 2015.

Goonan, Jennifer E. | Obituaries |

Jennifer Elizabeth Goonan, 24, of Fredericksburg passed into the arms of Jesus on Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Jennifer was an alumni of St. Patrick School and a ...

Spotsylvania Education Foundation raises money with Scholar Bowl

The Spotsylvania Education Foundation Scholar Bowl bowling tournament sponsored by Sonic Drive-In, Atlantic Builders, Bowling Franklin & Co., Moseley ...

Spotsylvania County Public Schools Receives Science Education Grant  Fredericksburg Today

Spotsylvania County Public Schools received a $2,000 educational grant from The Dominion Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Dominion Resources, one of ...

Spotsylvania County sixth-graders will be eligible for middle school sports teams

Spotsylvania County sixth-graders will be allowed to play most middle school sports starting next school year.

Your master list of holiday help opportunities | Local

There's nothing like the warm and fuzzy feeling you get from making someone else happy, and that taps into the true meaning of the holiday season. Here are ...

Historic Half runner says 'yes' to surprise post-race proposal

Amanda Willging had just crossed the finish line of the Marine Corps Historic Half Sunday morning when a Marine pulled her aside.


Battlefield Elementary. The following students earned straight As the first nine weeks: Third grade—Dever Gordan, Savannah Oleson, Garan Grose, Aiden ...

Spotsylvania teen attacked by shark in South Carolina

Dylan Peyton was in waist-to-chest-deep water on Thursday, enjoying a day of surfing with a new friend during a family vacation to Myrtle Beach, S.C..

College men's soccer: Lynchburg, UMW draw out positives of a tie game

A scoreless soccer game doesn't necessarily mean either team will fall short of its goals.

Fredericksburg Optimist Club's Students of the Month | Education

The following student was recently selected as the Fredericksburg Optimist Club's Students of the Month for February.

Christopher A. Beer | Obituaries |

Christopher Alexander “Chris” Beer, a resident of Spotsylvania County, passed away on Friday, May 13, 2016, at the age of 22 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical ...

Art, music and ballet come together in 'Collaborations!' show at UMW Dodd Auditorium

Performing arts is a team effort. From the idea, to the choreography, to the costumes and sets and lights: It takes an army to produce a show.

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