Thrift satisfies his ‘need for speed’
When Bill Thrift retired this summer after 34 years as chief from the Middlesex Volunteer Fire Department in Urbanna, he got a special gift—a chance to drive a NASCAR race car on a speedway.
08.04.2010Cornhole Tournament to benefit RISP
On Sunday, August 8, Urbanna Oyster Festival Queen contestant Chelsea Lewter will host a Corn Hole Tournament at the Middlesex County Sports Complex in Locust Hill for her community service project.
08.03.2010Urbanna captures swim championship
The Urbanna Barracudas won the 2010 Middle Peninsula Swim League championship meet last Thursday at Urbanna Pool. Urbanna scored 302 points; the Indian Creek Yacht and Country Club Stingrays of Lancaster/Northumberland had 164 points; West Point Dolphins, 145; and Rappahannock River Rats of Essex County, 108.
07.28.2010Deltas sweep Pirates; playoffs start Friday
After winning 6 of their last 8 league games, the Deltaville Deltas are right in the middle of contention for a league title. Deltaville swept a 2-game series with the Peninsula Pirates last weekend, setting them up for a potential 2nd-seed berth in this weekend’s Southern Virginia Adult Baseball League (SVABL) Tournament.