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Halifax County tax deadline Dec. 5

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Accomplished artist, champion athlete, acclaimed tobacco auctioneer, interpreter and defender of the countryside — all describe Robert F. “Bob” Cage, who died Wednesday 19 in Raleigh, N.C. where he had…

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Sturdifen, Roberts earn All-JRD recognition

SoVaNow.com / March 06, 2013
Carmen Sturdifen and Bryona Roberts are Bluestone’s lone representatives on the All-James River District girls basketball team announced last week at the conclusion of league action.

Bluestone, which finished as runners-up in the James River District postseason tournament, had one representative on the first team unit, Sturdifen. The senior post player also earned Honorable Mention recognition on the Group A, All-Region B team. Bluestone fell in the opening round of the Region B, Division 2 tournament, losing to Chatham High School 65-40.

Roberts, a guard for the Lady Barons, was the only junior member of the All-James River District second team unit. Two juniors, Takia Williams of Amelia and Ron’nequah Smith of Central of Lunenburg, were selected to the first team.

First Team:
Takia Williams – Junior – Amelia
Tammara Taylor – Senior – Goochland
Ron’nequah Smith – Junior – Central
Annesha Harris – Sophomore – Cumberland
Carmen Sturdifen – Senior – Bluestone
Second Team:
Jasmine Mitchell – Senior – Amelia
Chakiryn Jackson – Senior – Goochland
Allison Roberts – Senior – Randolph-Henry
Bryona Roberts – Junior – Bluestone
Shamori Blackwell – Senior – Nottoway

Honorable Mention:
Kamran Gilliam – Senior – Cumberland
Sydnie Baker – Senior – Amelia
Timara Haskins – Sophomore – Buckingham
Destini Todd – Senior – Nottoway
Jasmine Brooks – Senior – Randolph-Henry
Khayla Leabough – Junior – Goochland
Sydney Ezell – Senior – Goochland
Player of the Year – Takia Williams – Coach of the Year – Robin Gary, Amelia


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