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Louisa County Fire Department mourns loss of longtime firefighter  8News

The Louisa County Department of Fire and EMS is mourning the loss of one of their one. . News, weather, sports, headlines for Central Virginia and beyond.



Louisa County linebacker Brandon Smith named Gatorade state football player of the year  The Daily Progress

The 6-foot-5, 230-pound linebacker joins former St Anne's-Belfield standout Chris Long as the only Central Virginia player to win the prestigious award.



Louisa boys basketball team wins Region 4B title  The Daily Progress

In 1994, Robert Shelton was the leading scorer for Louisa County's first regional championship boys basketball team. Twenty-five years later, Shelton was on the ...



Former Louisa coach Fischer passes away  CBS19 News

MINERAL, Va. (CBS19 SPORTS) -- Mark Fischer's fight with cancer has come to an end. The former Louisa County High School football coach passed away ...



How well do you know Penn State's new 5-star signee? A revealing look at linebacker Brandon Smith  PennLive.com

Smith, from Louisa County in Virginia, is the only 5-star in PSU's 2019 class.



Spanberger to hold town hall in Mineral  The Daily Progress

The event will be held from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. April 23 at Louisa County High School at 757 Davis Highway in Mineral.



Four Louisa student-athletes sign with colleges  The Daily Progress

High school graduation is still a little more than a week away, but the celebration started early for four Louisa County High School student-athletes Wednesday ...



Louisa County pole vaulter Celia Agee signs with Appalachian State  The Daily Progress

Celia Agee started training as a pole vaulter while she was in seventh grade at Louisa County Middle School. Five years later, the senior track and field standout ...



Local news in Louisa County and Lake Anna  The Central Virginian

Bo Bundrick (l), director of Louisa County Public Schools' Career and Technical Education department, and Jack Besley (r) of Besley Implements, watch as ...



Two minor earthquakes rattle Louisa County  CBS19 News

The U.S. Geological Survey said two minor earthquakes rattled Louisa County on Friday.



Schewel's Athlete of the Week: Louisa County's Smith  The Daily Progress

Brandon Smith is the top-ranked linebacker in the country. He was recently named the Jefferson District Defensive Player of the Year and led the Lions to a ...



High school boys basketball: Louisa edges Albemarle in Jefferson District final  Fredericksburg.com

MINERAL—Three-point shooting and up-tempo offense are two trademarks of the Louisa County boys basketball team.



Five-Star Linebacker Brandon Smith Named Gatorade Virginia Player of the Year  Roar Lions Roar

For the second straight year, a Penn State commit was named Virginia's Gatorade Player of the Year. Five-star linebacker Brandon Smith of Louisa County High ...



Charlottesville boys basketball team edges Louisa in regular-season finale  The Daily Progress

MINERAL — Charlottesville basketball coach Mitch Minor affectionately refers to his team as “The Smurfs” due to their lack of overall team size.



How a small Virginia town molded Brandon Smith into the future of Linebacker U  The Athletic

Laser-focused on his goals from a young age, the Penn State-bound five-star recruit aims to put Louisa, Virginia, on the map.



Louisa Schools looking to hire teachers, fill other positions  WWBT NBC12 News

LOUISA, VA (WWBT) - Louisa County Public Schools is hosting a job fair to fill several positions. The job fair will be held on Saturday, April 21 from 9 a.m. to 12 ...



With new school, Louisa putting earthquake behind it  Fredericksburg.com

Just 1444 days after a 5.8-magnitude earthquake irreparably damaged two schools, Louisa County Superintendent Deborah Pettit peered out at educators from ...



King of the Jungle: Penn State commit Brandon Smith has high hopes for senior season at Louisa  The Daily Progress

The 6-foot-5, 228-pound linebacker is one of the most decorated and highly sought-after recruits to ever play at Louisa County High School. Rated a five-star ...



Meet 100-Year-Old Teacher Who's Taught Generations of Virginia Students  ABC News

Meet Eugenia Bumpass, a 100-year-old educator in central Virginia, who has spent more time in school -- and on Earth -- than most. The centenarian is being ...



Schewels Athlete of the Week: Louisa County's Brandon Smith picks 'Linebacker U'  The Daily Progress

The linebacker chose Penn State over Ohio State and Texas A&M.



Removal of classroom pods to mark home stretch for new Louisa County High School  The Daily Progress

MINERAL — Dean Hall, 17, is a rising senior at Louisa County High School who's involved in theater.



Earthquake damage to Louisa County schools close to $60M  WJLA

MINERAL, Va. (AP, ABC7) - Louisa County officials say last week's earthquake caused close to $60 million worth of damage to a high school and an elementary ...



New report offers possible cause of 2011 earthquake in Louisa County  Fredericksburg.com

A new study from scientists at the University of North Carolina suggests that what caused the 2011 earthquake that rocked Mineral—and shook much of the East ...



Fischer will step down as Louisa football coach after 2017 season  The Daily Progress

MINERAL — From begging future New York Giant Kerry Wynn to join the football team at Louisa County High School to pulling his future quarterback out of an ...



High school football: Louisa race out to 17-0 lead, down Lafayette to reach Class 4 championship  Fredericksburg.com

The town of Mineral was in a festive mood and decided to put out all the trimmings for Saturday's Class 4 state semifinal football game between the Louisa Lions ...



Bleeding green and gold: Louisa County native Patrick tabbed as Lions head football coach  The Daily Progress

Will Patrick started at quarterback at Louisa before graduating in 2002. He's spent the past two seasons as Mark Ficher's offensive coordinator.



Breaking down Penn State football’s 2019 early enrollees, who report this weekend  Centre Daily Times

Monday marks the start of Penn State's spring semester, and that means the Nittany Lions' early enrollees are on campus and ready to begin their collegiate ...



2018 Signing Day: Louisa backfield going its separate ways  The Daily Progress

Louisa County's all-time leading rusher Job Whalen chooses Alderson Broaddus. Career touchdowns leader Malik Bell is heading to Virginia Tech, and versatile ...



Alan Jackson to Play at Louisa County High School  NBC 29 News

One of country music's biggest names is coming to the small town of Mineral. Months after winning a nationwide contest, folks in Louisa County finally got the ...



Louisa County names new schools superintendent  The Daily Progress

RICHMOND — Louisa County's public school system has named county native and longtime local educator J. Douglas Straley as its new superintendent.



The Lancies: The best in 2018 high school football | Sports  Fredericksburg.com

Last week, I found myself in poultry purgatory. My wife and I are hosting Thanksgiving for the first time, so naturally I planned ahead to secure the centerpiece ...



Football playoff preview: Courtland at Louisa County  The Daily Progress

Preview for Friday's playoff game between Courtland and Louisa County.



Crash on Rt. 522 in Louisa County Kills Mineral Teenager  NBC 29 News

Police say 18-year-old Matthew L. Hensley of Mineral was not wearing a seat belt the vehicle he was driving went off Route 522 and struck a tree.



Penn State preps for 2019: What are the most pressing questions for the Lions' program?  PennLive.com

Penn State running backs Ricky Slade, C.J. Holmes, Journey Brown and Miles Sanders pose for a photo after practice on Nov. 8, 2018. Joe Hermitt ...



5-Star LB Brandon Smith Announces Commitment Date  Roar Lions Roar

It has been a quiet start to the Class of 2019 for Penn State, but things figure to start changing in the coming weeks. Five-star LB Brandon Smith (Mineral, VA), ...



Virginia marks 5 years since magnitude 5.8 quake in Louisa County  WHSV

It's been five years since a magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck the Washington region.



High school football: Lions make their statement as Louisa rolls past Courtland  Fredericksburg.com

Louisa and Courtland have staged an early season battle every season since 2003.



Louisa grand jury issues indictments in multiple cases  The Daily Progress

Action was taken Monday against Amanda M. Nasser, Russell Jeffries and John Dale Sprouse.



High school baseball: Orange's Hanner blanks Louisa | Sports  Fredericksburg.com

MINERAL—Bradley Hanner hopes that each fastball sends up a smoke signal, prays that each breaking ball becomes a beacon.



In the face of cancer and a career coming to a close, Louisa football coach Mark Fischer reflects on the lives he's touched  Richmond.com

Louisa County head coach Mark Fischer talks to his players during practice Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. Fischer will be stepping down as head coach at the end of ...



Quake Coverage: Assessing the Damage to Louisa County Schools  NBC 29 News

Tuesday night, Louisa's focus turns to assessing the damage, in terms of destruction and dollars. The county's schools experienced some of the worst ...



Virginia's strongest earthquake since 1897 struck in Louisa in 2011  The Daily Progress

Where were you when the earth began to shake at 1:51 p.m. on Aug. 23, 2011? Most people can tell you exactly where they were and what they were doing.



Former Louisa Wrestling Coach Faces Assault & Battery Charges  NBC 29 News

Dean Hall, former Louisa County High School wrestling coach, is facing assault and battery charges involving two teenage girls.



Fredericksburg area players unlikely to make big splash in MLB draft  Fredericksburg.com

Several local baseball players have drawn attention from professional scouts, but few are expected to hear their names called in this week's draft.



Virginia earthquake 2011: Two years later, scars and memories linger  WJLA

Just after 1 p.m. on an idle Tuesday summer afternoon, Sara Sankey was returning to her Germantown home with her family. Sankey had just undergone heart ...



Northam announces $10 million in economic development grants for Virginia’s coalfields  Augusta Free Press

Governor Ralph Northam announced the third round of funding through the Abandoned Mine Land (AML) Pilot Program. The $10 million in economic ...



Five-star Brandon Smith commits to Penn State  247Sports

One of the Buckeyes' top targets, linebacker Brandon Smith, has committed to Penn State.



Lohmann: 'She’s a treasure' - 101-year-old retired educator is known to generations in Louisa  Richmond.com

MINERAL Eugenia T. Bumpass stopped by the library at the new Louisa County High School the other day — a library, I should mention, that bears her name, ...



Every 5-star recruit in the class of 2019  247Sports

College football practice in underway around the country as the season is quickly approaching and we've entered the August dead period for recruiting, ...



High school football player of the week: Slimmer Bell helps unbeaten Louisa put up fat numbers  Fredericksburg.com

For the past couple of years, the running joke around Mineral was that Malik Bell kept lining up at the wrong position.



Harsch, Tayler L. | Obituaries  The Daily Progress

Tayler L. HarschTayler Lindsey Harsch (Burruss), 23, of Lake Monticello, entered into Heaven's Gates on Saturday, September 5, 2015,She was born on August ...



Small earthquake hits Bowling Green | Local | fredericksburg.com  Fredericksburg.com

An earthquake shook the ground in Caroline County late Thursday night, but most residents probably didn't bat an eye.



No rumbling from Louisa High ‘earthquake’ class  Staunton News Leader

LOUISA – As the last Louisa County High School senior crossed the graduation stage at The Jungle on May 22, the county closed another chapter of earthquake ...



Ranking 10,010 Girls By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10010 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.



Ranking 10,007 Boys By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10007 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.



Virginia Tech Board of Visitors sets university budget at $1.6 billion for 2018-19 fiscal year  Augusta Free Press

The Virginia Tech Board of Visitors approved a $1.6 billion university budget for the 2018-19 fiscal year (July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019) at its meeting in ...



Nation’s No. 4 junior DE Brandon Smith likes Georgia, but other Power 5 schools making impression  DawgNation

Brandon Smith rates as the nation's No. 35 overall junior prospect. He hails from a small town in Virginia, but has visited UGA twice over the last year.



Gr8 Weekend Events: State Fair, Festival of the Grape and RVA MakerFest  WRIC

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) -- The State Fair of Virginia continues this weekend and there's lots to see -- and eat. They'll have "Embellished Tater Tots" that are ...



2011 East Coast quake sent tremors to record distances  USA TODAY

The August 2011 earthquake that jolted the East Coast may have been felt by more Americans than any quake in U.S. history as it sent damaging tremors four ...



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