Tag: Northampton High School

By Stefanie Jackson – Virginia’s first lady, Pamela Northam, visited the Eastern Shore on Monday, including a stop at Northampton High School to see how staff, teachers, and students are getting on during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Her main interest at the middle and high school building was the cafeteria,...
Dear Editor: The current Northampton High School/Middle School complex was completed in 1954, and then expanded in 1978. The facility has served Northampton County well in the education of our students. The current high school/middle school complex has run its course, and it is not meeting the needs of the...
By Stefanie Jackson – In less than four years, Northampton County middle and high school students will be immersed in a contemporary, state-of-the-art learning environment if the Northampton High School capital improvement project is completed on schedule, the public learned Tuesday night. Maureen McElfresh, of Virginia Beach architectural firm Waller,...
By Stefanie Jackson – Northampton supervisors and citizens got their first look at five possible layouts for the county’s upgraded middle and high school Tuesday night in a presentation by architectural firm Waller, Todd & Sadler. The 35.5-acre Northampton High School campus on Courthouse Road in Eastville will be transformed...
By Brennan Waldorf The 2019-20 wrestling season has come to a conclusion with teams from around the Shore competing in the state tournament last weekend. Nandua, Arcadia, and Northampton all traveled to Salem last weekend to compete in the tournament in their respected divisions. This year’s tournament was quite bountiful with several wrestlers placing...
By Brennan Waldorf The Division I Region A basketball tournament kicked off Monday night Feb. 24. Both the Northampton girls and boys teams advanced in the single elimination tournament with the Lady Jackets seeded number four while the boys were seeded fifth. The girls were given home court advantage and took advantage of it, beating...
By Brennan Waldorf The Northampton wrestling team traveled to Staunton, Va., last weekend, Feb. 15, to participate in the Division I, Region A/B wrestling tournament. The host team Riverheads High School won the tournament, putting 11 wrestlers in the finals and crowning seven champions. Riverheads took third in the state...
By Brennan Waldorf The Yellow Jackets extended their winning streak to five and finish district play with a 7-2 record. The Jackets were prolific against Chincoteague, spreading the ball evenly on offense, backed by strong rebounding. They rolled past the Ponies 79-60 and had four players finish in double digits. Bradyn...
By Brennan Waldorf The Northampton Lady Jackets finished their 2019-20 season with a perfect 9-0 record in district play. They defeated Nandua at home last Friday, Jan. 7, in the final district game of the year. Some player injuries have changed the course of their season but a strong back...
By Matthew Yoder Northampton continued to run the table in league play with its 66-39 victory against Chincoteague Wednesday night. Chincoteague approached the contest with the game plan of double-teaming Northampton’s Maeyanna Delk, who often stood stationary near midcourt directing the 4 on 3 play in front of her. Against intense pressure, Delk still managed...