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Deltas begin tournament play Friday at Kiln Creek
imageThe hotly-contested Southern Virginia Baseball League (SVABL) begins the 2009 playoffs this Friday night in Newport News. In first round action, the 4th-seeded Deltaville Deltas (12-8, 14-10) will take on the 5th-seeded Peninsula Cardinals (6-14) at 7 p.m. at Kiln Creek Park.

Fishing News
imageAugust is one of the slower months for fishing due primarily to the hot days/nights and warmer water temperatures. The fish are sluggish, as are the fishermen. However, August provides us with a large variety of fish to target. In the middle Bay and rivers, we have Spanish mackerel, flounder, bluefish, cobia, puppy drum, speckled trout, gray trout, spot and croaker to name just a few. All of these fish can bring lots of activity, depending upon the tide and time of day.


Senior Little-Leaguers were ‘terrific’
Middlesex made a strong showing at the recent Senior Little League State Tournament (ages 15-16) at Pound in southwestern Virginia. After losing its first game 6-2, the Middlesex squad bounced back to win three straight before being eliminated by Grottoes 2-0. Middlesex finished an impressive fourth among 16 teams in the tournament.


Essex advances in Little League State Tourney
imageThe Middlesex Little League and District 15 are hosting the Junior Little League State Tournament through Wednesday, July 29, at the Middlesex Sports Complex at Locust Hill. Champions from 15 of the Virginia Little League's 16 districts arrived in the county on July 23.


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