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College notebook: North Stafford grads Batt, Hamblin shine in conference meets

A pair of North Stafford High School graduates made their marks in conference meets over the weekend.

North Stafford football benefits from Massaponax loss | Football  Inside NoVA

North Stafford High School's football team received a wake-up call from its 44-7 loss to Massaponax Sept. 21. Two areas stuck out in particular.

Osbourn at North Stafford football | Gallery |

The North Stafford High School football team wins their season opener against Osbourn High School at home on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2018.

Neil Sullivan named North Stafford's new head football coach  Inside NoVA

After serving the past three seasons as the football team's defensive coordinator, Neil Sullivan is North Stafford High School's new head football coach.

New Stafford superintendent visits schools on opening day

A little after sunrise Tuesday, North Stafford High School cheerleaders waved pom-poms near the school's front entrance, the marching band pounded on drums ...

Stafford Public Schools offers preview of elementary school redistricting process

The company hired to propose new attendance zones for Stafford County's elementary schools is a month away from making recommendations.

North Stafford AFJROTC cadet earns ground school wings

Last year, the Air Force initiated the “Cadet Flight Academy” to help deal with the pilot shortage in the United States. The U.S. Air Force spent more than $2 ...

High school gymnastics: Stout floor, beam performances help Stafford earn Region 5D title

In Shawn Thurston's 20 seasons as head gymnastics coach at Stafford High School, floor exercise and balance beam have been traditional strengths for the ...

Joe Mangano steps down as North Stafford's head football coach  Inside NoVA

Joe Mangano announced Tuesday that he has stepped down as North Stafford High School's head football coach after 11 seasons.

Mistakes, turnovers costly as North Stafford HS tops Comets 60-19 in region playoff game

STAFFORD — It wasn't the game the seniors on the Halifax County High School football team had envisioned their final game to be. North Stafford High School ...

Comets to face North Stafford in region playoffs

It's official — the Halifax County High School football team is in the Virginia High School League Class 5 Region D post-season playoffs.

Former Brooke Point High School football player sues over alleged locker room choking incident

A former Brooke Point High School football player who says he was choked unconscious by a teammate is suing current and past coaches and school ...

Colonial Forge, North Stafford and Mountain View keep fighting to change regional placement  Inside NoVA

North Stafford, Colonial Forge and Mountain View filed one more appeal Wednesday with the Virginia High School League to request a change in regions ...

Stafford County's Class of 2018 turns the page | news/stafford  Inside NoVA

The five high schools in Stafford County hosted graduation ceremonies on a perfect morning June 16.

Stafford County briefs | News  Inside NoVA

PAGE 6 STORY 1. STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN 'DRIVE SMART' PROGRAM. North Stafford High School students will participate in an interactive Drive ...

North Stafford football standout Devyn Ford commits to Penn State  Inside NoVA

Before he officially announced his college choice, junior running back Devyn Ford needed help from his mother Stephiana.

High school volleyball: Corona shines in fifth set as Massaponax tops North Stafford for Commonwealth title

Capturing district/conference titles in four out of five seasons may not seem like any big deal to purists. Just don't tell that to the Massaponax volleyball team or its ...

Stafford County high school CTE graphics imaging program equips students for future careers

Ally Lewis ended up taking her favorite class completely by accident.

North Stafford Air Force JROTC conducts Veterans Day ceremony  Inside NoVA

The North Stafford High School AFJROTC Unit held a ceremony at the school in honor of veterans on Nov. 9.

Hylton's Mark Coleman named North Stafford High School's new activities director  Inside NoVA

Hylton High School's Mark Coleman has been named North Stafford High School's new assistant principal for athletics and activities.

Region 5D lacrosse: North Stafford's boys, girls teams advance to semifinals

Three unanswered goals at the end of the first half tied the score and lit a fire under the North Stafford boys lacrosse team. The defense responded by shutting ...

Survey shows Stafford residents want superintendent who will put down roots

The next leader of Stafford County Public Schools should be someone who shows emotion—and even gets angry when appropriate.

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 ...

Upcoming meetings to focus on Stafford bicycle trail plan

Bicycle trails are on the radar of county planners in Stafford.

Lady Comets earn state tourney berth with 3-1 win over North Stafford HS

The Halifax County High School softball team is headed to the Virginia High School League Division 5 State Tournament.

High school softball: North Stafford's youth maturing quickly

Brooke Point softball coach Dan Tarr knows what it's like to have success with a youthful team.

Students of the Month: November | News |

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

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 ...

Stafford School Board formally commits to redrawing elementary school attendance zones

The Stafford County School Board formally committed this week to the politically painful process of redrawing elementary school attendance zones.

Comets top William Fleming 86-78; face North Stafford Thursday in semi-finals

The Halifax County High School boys basketball team had not played a game in over a week heading into Tuesday night's Region 5D South Sub-Region ...

High school volleyball: After prodding from coach, North Stafford responds, beats Patrick Henry in 5D semifinals

Nicole Candelora hasn't had many opportunities to implore her North Stafford volleyball team to pick up its play this season.

North Stafford High student remembers four friends lost in Parkland, Fla., shooting

Carey Hughes texted more than 50 of her friends at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School to make sure they were still alive.

North Stafford cadet wins chance to earn free pilot's license

The parents of North Stafford High School student Cynthia Rivera–Montiel came to the United States from El Salvador when they were both 20, looking for a ...

SERVICE: North Stafford High School AFJROTC addresses Rotary Club

The AFJROTC of North Stafford High School presented an impressive program to the North Stafford Rotary Club. The cadets are expected to perform many ...

Stafford high school sophomore builds bike shed for Brisben Center residents

A year ago, Nolan Ragon's Boy Scout troop conducted a donation drive for homeless residents of the Brisben Center. Afterward, they toured the facility and what ...

Superintendent to leave Stafford schools after four years  Inside NoVA

Stafford County Public Schools' Superintendent Bruce Benson has accepted a new position and will head to North Carolina's Alamance County this summer.

School's out for summer! | Weekender |

The 2:15 Band is more like a social club, but one that really rocks.

PHOTOS: Wolverines defeat Albemarle for Region 5D title

North Stafford defeated Albemarle to win the Region 5D championship at North Stafford on November 8, 2017.

Perfect Princess Anne: Cavaliers complete undefeated season by winning the Class 5 girls volleyball state championship  Virginian-Pilot

Princess Anne swept North Stafford 25-23, 25-15, 25-16 on Friday at William & Mary to win the program's second state championship.

Region 5D girls lacrosse: Significance of game prompts Mountain View to shift gears, top North Stafford

Early in Thursday's Region 5D semifinal, Mountain View didn't resemble a team playing for a state tournament berth.

North Stafford graduate Brandon Ravenel finds football success in Spain  Inside NoVA

Brandon Ravenel thought his chance of playing pro football anywhere was over until his father mentioned the possibility of going overseas.

High school football preview: North Stafford | FLS Varsity

Year : Senior. Position: OL/DL. Height: 6-1 / Weight: 285. Achievements: Three-year starter on the offensive line. How do you use your frame to your advantage?

North Stafford High Big Blue hosts 35th Invitational  Inside NoVA

The Big Blue Marching Band of North Stafford High School turned a historic milestone as they hosted their 35th annual competition Sept. 30. Stafford County ...

Fab 15: Top football recruits in the state for the class of 2019  Daily Press

Here's a look at the top 15 players in the state of Virginia, which includes nine class of 2019 recruits thus far committed to colleges outside the Commonwealth.

Stafford County schools announce appointments | news/stafford  Inside NoVA

Stafford County Public Schools has announced the following appointments:

Stafford works to forge school redistricting plan | Education

Stafford County sixth-grader Cael Perry spends plenty of time working on merit badges with his Boy Scout troop. But on a Thursday evening in late January, the ...

Penn State’s strong presence in Virginia pays dividends with Devyn Ford  The Athletic

The four-star tailback had a hard time saying no to home-state schools, but he is following other recent top Virginia players to Happy Valley.

North Stafford High graduate part of historic program with Hampton  Inside NoVA

Jacob Woodard arrived last summer at Hampton University as a freshman player with experience as a defensive midfielder at the club level in lacrosse while in ...

McClellan named principal of North Stafford High | News  Inside NoVA

At their regular meeting Tuesday evening, the Stafford County School Board approved the appointment of Scott McClellan as principal of North Stafford High ...

Students of the Month: May and June | Local |

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

HCHS earns state tournament berth for first time in more than 40 years with 88-82 win in region semi-final game

For the first time in more than four decades, a Halifax County High School basketball team will play in the Virginia High School League state tournament.

Stafford County moves forward on new North Stafford fire station

A $4.7 million fire station will replace a manufactured home that has served as a temporary fix in North Stafford for years.

Students of the Month: February | Local |

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

Updated: HAZMAT at North Stafford High School: 15 Sickened

[imagebrowser id=233 template=”custom”]. Update. Stafford County fire and rescue officials issued the following statement about today's HAZMAT incident at ...

North Stafford boys hit the reset button | news/stafford  Inside NoVA

The North Stafford boys basketball team is, well, lively.

High School Football 2015: No. 3 North Stafford | FLS Varsity


Virginia's Top 25: Louisa County's Smith shakes up recruiting  Roanoke Times

Our annual look at the top 100 high school senior football players in the commonwealth, as well as the top juniors.

Students of the Month: April | Local |

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

North Stafford cadets remember, and dance the night away  Inside NoVA

Air Force JROTC cadets celebrated the year at the 2016 Military Ball at North Stafford High School on Saturday evening.

Stafford School Board offers two redistricting options | Fls

The Stafford County School Board committed to two options for the Colonial Forge High School redistricting at a work session and meeting Tuesday night.

North Stafford High's Class of 2015 turns the tassel  Inside NoVA

Some 380 North Stafford High School students got diplomas and turned their tassels during commencement ceremonies Saturday morning at the school's ...

Students of the Month: March | Local |

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

North Stafford cadets enjoy Military Ball | Stafford |

North Stafford High School Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Corps cadets and their guests attended the annual Military Ball in March and had the opportunity to ...

Comets top North Stafford HS 2-1 in 12 innings; punch ticket to state tourney

Winning baseball games for his Halifax County High School teammates is becoming something of a habit for senior leftfielder Josh Barker.

North Stafford's Devyn Ford spends summer narrowing his focus  Inside NoVA

Devyn Ford visited three colleges this summer, North Carolina, Ohio State and Virginia Tech. He'd seen each of them multiple times before, whether for a ...

Stafford County School Board Announces Appointments  Fredericksburg Today

The Stafford County School Board approved two appointments during its May 8, 2018 meeting.

Parents pour into Forge auditorium to speak on redistricting

Dozens of residents spoke up at the rescheduled public hearing on the redistricting of Colonial Forge High School Thursday night at the school, addressing ...

Local woman Marine proud to run the Historic Half on 100th anniversary of women joining Corps

Second Lt. Elaine Lewis knows that debates are raging about women in the Marine Corps.

Head of the Class: UVA-bound North Stafford valedictorian pursuing a government career

NORTH STAFFORD HIGH: Mazzen Shalaby. FAMILY: Parents Samer and Cathy Shalaby; older brother Ziyad Shalaby and older sister Dahlia Shalaby ...

Stafford's Barker adjusts to Division I baseball at Liberty  Inside NoVA

Colonial Forge High School graduate Logan Barker got a quick introduction to Division I baseball when he arrived at Liberty University last year.

2 Stafford schools placed on lockdown after suspicious call Monday  Inside NoVA

A lockdown at two North Stafford schools was lifted Monday afternoon around 1:45 p.m..

Bear struck by truck, killed on Route 610 in Stafford County

A black bear wandered in front of a 2007 Toyota Tundra truck Thursday night in North Stafford—and went into permanent hibernation.

Stafford narrows Colonial Forge redistricting options | Education

Six of the seven options for redistricting Colonial Forge High School developed by the Stafford County School Board at a work session this week include shifting ...

Some homeowners would see rise in tax bills under Stafford's advertised tax rate

Stafford County leaders are considering a real estate tax rate for the upcoming fiscal year that would increase the average homeowner's bill by about $221.

North Stafford's Devin Ravenel and Zion Davis-Thompson form a close bond  Inside NoVA

Devin Ravenel and Zion Davis-Thompson first met as seventh graders during lunch the first day of middle school.

Welcome Home to Embrey Mills in North Stafford  Fredericksburg Today

From Atlantic Builders. Located just west of I-95, Embrey Mills by Newland Communities is nestled amid the rolling hills of North Stafford, and offers the perfect ...

High school football: Ravenel king on homecoming court and on in field as North Stafford rolls

It was Devin Ravenel's night on and off the football field on Friday night, and the North Stafford senior made homecoming one to remember.

Joey Slye hopes for a chance after NFL draft

When Joey Slye was a senior at North Stafford High School, James Madison University offered him a scholarship to join its football program as a kicker.

Commonwealth District basketball finals: Egan delivers for North Stafford boys

Kellen Egan's inclusion within a talent-laden North Stafford lineup owes more to the junior's savvy than his shooting stroke.

Stafford County LDS announces new bishops | News  Inside NoVA

Two local congregations of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints received new bishops on the same day. Saul Bracero replaced Robert Carver as the ...

Walmart to open Neighborhood Market in North Stafford

Walmart, which already has the largest grocery market share in the Fredericksburg area, is expanding its reach in the region.

North Stafford's Nana Asiedu commits to Penn State for football  Inside NoVA

In January, North Stafford High School junior Nana Asiedu announced that national champion Clemson was atop his list of schools.

Region 5D volleyball final: North Stafford sweeps Albemarle to claim Region 5D crown

Albemarle rallied from a 2-0 deficit to beat Mountain View in the Region 5D semifinals. The North Stafford volleyball team was determined not to let the Patriots ...

Stafford School Board Adopts High School Redistricting Plan  Fredericksburg Today

The Stafford County School Board has approved a high school redistricting plan to remedy anticipated overcrowding at Colonial Forge High School. The School ...

'Annie': It's the hard knock life for Christian Youth Theater

Families who take the opportunity to see “Annie,” the current feature of Fredericksburg's Christian Youth Theater, may leave the heartwarming, uplifting ...

A look at changes that await students in Fredericksburg, Stafford and Spotsylvania

Students in the public school systems in Stafford and Spotsylvania counties and the city of Fredericksburg start classes Tuesday, joining counterparts in ...

Stafford School Board announces redistricting plan for Colonial Forge

On Tuesday evening, the Stafford County School Board faced the daunting task of making the final decision on which neighborhoods will be subject to the ...

Catching up with: North Stafford volleyball player Victoria Barrett

How long have you been playing volleyball? Since the third grade at Park Ridge Elementary School. How and why did you get into the sport? I started playing ...

Stafford High resource officer assaulted at school  WWBT

The Stafford County Sheriff's Office has charged Reginald Latson, 18, of 70 Ripley Road with several counts after an altercation this morning at North Stafford ...

Stafford County's Mystery Marine is being honored one year after his death

In some ways, Norka Kletzke wishes she could return to the overcast day last September when she buried her firstborn son.

All Stafford public schools Fully Accredited | news/stafford  Inside NoVA

All 30 schools in Stafford County earned the highest accreditation rating of “Fully Accredited” for the 2015-2016 school year, according to the Virginia ...

Stafford County's dancing officer draws smiles | Headlines  Inside NoVA

A dancing police officer who became a local celebrity and bright light for law enforcement after a viral video, brought the house down Friday at a North Stafford ...

Mock court activity with prosecutors, attorneys held for 700 students at Va. high school  WJLA

Court was in session in Stafford County, Virginia on Friday, but Circuit Court Judge Michael Levy traded his courtroom for the auditorium at North Stafford High ...

Stafford County School District Announces Administrative Appointments  Fredericksburg Today

Stafford County Schools has announced several administrative appointments throughout the school division. Scott McClellan Appointed North Stafford High ...

Stafford's Cedrick Watkins part of history at Virginia-Wise football  Inside NoVA

Cedrick Watkins is winding down a college football career at University of Virginia-Wise in which he was part of history for the program.

Penn State football inks another top 10 class  WJAC Johnstown

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. ; December 19, 2018 – Head coach James Franklin unveiled the 2019 Penn State Football recruiting class today during the Signing ...

SPEAKING OF SPORTS: For Comets football, a season of success

When you sit back and closely examine the Halifax County High School football team's season I feel that in most corners it was a successful one.

Stafford Co.’s ‘dancing deputy’ takes stage on ‘America’s Got Talent’  WTOP

WASHINGTON — A brush with fame for a Stafford County sheriff's deputy was short-lived on Tuesday's edition of “America's Got Talent.” Deuntay Diggs of the ...

Stafford Boy Scout tackles painful, and personal, subject of suicide with Eagle project

Travis Wolfe hasn't been able to talk about that day, four summers ago, when his father died by suicide—and changed the lives of everyone around him.

Community Comes Together for Funeral of ‘Mystery Marine’ in Stafford County  NBC4 Washington

The identity of a mystery runner in Stafford County has been revealed as the community comes together for his funeral.

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