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PCHS Fishing Team wins 6 Man Tournament

Several members of the Patrick County High School (PCHS) Fishing Team won the Bass High School Nation of Virginia JAT 6/Man Tournament at John H. Kerr (Buggs Island) Lake, Saturday, June 26. The three team-combining winning totals were 32.92 lbs. with 15 fish. The team brought home the first-place trophy for another...

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Kurt wins in Busch Family Duel; Secures Playoffs Bid

By HOLLY CAIN NASCAR Wire Service Kurt Busch out-dueled his younger brother Kyle Busch in the pair’s fourth career 1-2 finish to secure his 2021 NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs position and take his 33rd career victory in Sunday’s Quaker State 400 Presented by Walmart. Busch, 42, has been particularly good...

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Patrick County Dixie Boys head to state competition

By Debbie Hall The Dixie Boys Baseball, Inc. is set to host its 65th annual Virginia State tournament July 9 -12 in South Hill, as teams from throughout Virginia gather for a double elimination tournament. In addition to being crowned the state champion, the winner will earn a birth to...

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Cardwell among students selected to work race

Shae Cardwell, of Stuart, (third from right, front row), traveled with the University of Tennessee at Martin College of Business and Global Affairs to work the NASCAR Ally 400 race June 20 at the Nashville Superspeedway. This group was led by Dr. Dexter Davis, assistant professor of sports management.  

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Patrick County history continues at Indy 500

Corey Lind (second from left) was part of the winning race team at this year's Indy 500. By A. Lind Patrick County native Corey Lind was part of making history in the 2021 winning of the famed Indianapolis 500 IndyCar race on Sunday, May 30th.  This...

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Kyle Larson continues dominance with Nashville win

By Holly Cain NASCAR Wire Service Kyle Larson continued his streak of superiority Sunday afternoon winning the Ally 400 at Nashville Superspeedway – his third consecutive win, following three consecutive runner-up finishes. He hasn’t finished worse than second place in a NASCAR Cup Series race since May 2. It’s a...

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2021 Spring Turkey Harvest

The Department of Wildlife Resources (DWR) announced a harvest of 20,541 turkeys during the 2021 spring turkey season. This is the second highest harvest on record exceeded only by the 20,580 birds taken in 2015, and nearly equal to the 2020 harvest of 20,525 birds. Ryan Brown, DWR Executive Director,...

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