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The Last Game: Student Athletes’ Seasons Come to a Close

A lively moment as the boys lacrosse team huddled together after a difficult game against Ocean Lakes.

Cate Benedict, Staff Writer

April 27, 2020

The lights illuminate the field, the crowd’s cheers and clapping echo throughout the stadium, jerseys fill your vision, and a whistle catches your attention. The game is over; however, unbeknownst to everyone, the season, too, is also over. The place where people spend five days a week, where jobs...

Kempsville Football Players Earn Scholarships After Win

Kempsville Football Players Earn Scholarships After Win

Janelle Camba, Staff Writer

November 20, 2019

It’s no secret that the varsity football team’s recently won game brought new life to Kempsville High School. But the game also brought new opportunities for seniors Nicholas New and Raevon Gordon.   On the night of the famous streak breaking game, New received a scholarship from Conco...

Kempsville Varsity Football Loses First Game After Spectacular Win

Kempsville Varsity Football Loses First Game After Spectacular Win

Alexis Grasso, Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

On Friday, November 1, Kempsville’s varsity football team had their Homecoming game against the First Colonial Patriots. As Kempsville’s last game against Bayside was their first win in almost six years, many fans were excited to come out and watch Kempsville try to take another win.    ...

Varsity Football Beats 63-Game Losing Streak

Varsity Football Beats 63-Game Losing Streak

Paxton Coley, Managing Editor

October 28, 2019

“Beat the streak!”   That was the chant screamed by all Kempsville fans in the last eleven seconds of the varsity football game Friday night.    After a long and hard game against Bayside, at Bayside’s Senior Night, Kempsville came out on top, winning 32 to 28, and beati...

Students Overcome Faculty in March Madness Game

Aaron Thomas, Staff Writer

March 27, 2019

The game was set, the trash talking had been said, and it was time for March Madness to start on March 21, 2019, at Kempsville High School as students faced up against faculty. The students were headed by Trey Goodman, a senior. With his teammates, the students were able to score a  victory over the f...

Kempsville Girls Varsity Ends Season at the Scope Arena

Photo from @KempsvillehsSAC

Aaron Thomas, Sports Writer

February 27, 2019

As the buzzer sounded at the Norfolk Scope Arena on February 23, 2019, it encapsulated a season of success by Kempsville’s girls varsity team. The team fell short of a state title game, losing to Hampton 56 - 47 on Saturday. This wasn’t what Coach Moore and his team were hoping for, but the achiev...

Girls Varsity Loses to Princess Anne Again

Girls Varsity Loses to Princess Anne Again

Aaron Thomas, Sports Writer

February 11, 2019

Kempsville’s girls varsity basketball played the Princess Anne Cavaliers again on February 6, 2019.   The previous game had resulted in Princess Anne walking home with a victory, but with weeks to prepare, Kempsville’s coaching staff had hopes of winning on this one.   Game ti...

The Game They Were Depending on: KHS vs PA

The Game They Were Depending on: KHS vs PA

Aaron Thomas, Editor in Chief

January 31, 2019

On January 25, 2019, Kempsville girls varsity basketball team played in the most anticipated and hyped up game of the season. They were up against the Princess Anne Cavaliers, ranked second regionally, who challenged Kempsville’s first-place ranking.   This competition began at the start of the se...

Basketball Players Attend Retreat to Build Leadership

Basketball Players Attend Retreat to Build Leadership

Aaron Thomas, Sports Writer

January 25, 2019

The African American Retreat was on January 16, 2019. Five varsity basketball team members, handpicked by their coach for demonstrating leadership skills, were invited to attend: Melo Richardson, junior, Stephen Thomas, senior, Mike Madison, senior, Eli White, freshman, and Dominic Stanford, sophomore...

Kempsville Gets a New Football Coach

Coach Cherry with his wife, Ebony Cherry.

Paxton Coley, Staff Writer

January 11, 2019

On Tuesday, January 8, Kempsville welcomed a new head football coach, Mr. Daryl Cherry. Cherry started playing football at Green Run High School and then went on to be the first on his team to receive a full scholarship and play for Liberty University. Over the last 17 years, he has been an assistant...

KHS’ Girls Varsity Basketball Team Scores Wins in Major Tournament

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Aaron Thomas, Sports Writer

January 9, 2019

Over winter break, Kempsville's girls varsity team traveled to Maryland and played at the Governor's Challenge Tournament, the largest holiday basketball tournament in the country. During this tournament they racked up wins, beating Riverdale Baptist 66 - 45 and St. Andrew’s Episcopal 53 - 40.   ...

They Just Keep Winning – KHS Girls Varsity Basketball

Aaron Thomas, Sports Writer

December 19, 2018

The girl's varsity basketball are continuing their winning season with an undefeated streak of 7-0. As 2018 comes to a close, this team has been doing the best Kempsville has since 2005, when Kempville last competed statewide, beating teams left and right.   Most recently winning a game against Floyd E. K...