Friday, June 17, 2011

Local Teens Win Baseball Title
The Harrisonburg Daily News-Record Thu, 16 Jun 2011 22:20 PM PDT
With his team trailing by a run, left fielder Samuel Price - a rising freshman at East Rockingham High School - connected on a two-run seventh-inning single with the bases loaded to give the Shenandoah Valley Baseball Academy Cadets a 5-4 victory over the Radford Bobcats in the USSSA Western Virginia 14 AA State Tournament at Lord Botetourt last weekend.

Arkay Packaging to expand Botetourt Co. operation
Wall Street Journal
Arkay Packaging Corp. is planning a $7.5 million expansion of its operation in Botetourt County. Gov. Bob McDonnell said Wednesday in a news release that the expansion will create 25 jobs. It's the facility's third expansion since it began operations ...

Family flees Botetourt blaze
Roanoke Times
A Botetourt County family was chased from their home today by flames that burned through a bedroom. No one was seriously hurt. Flames leaped out second-floor bedroom windows as firefighters arrived to battle the ...

The Franklin News-Post
Franklin News Post
DALEVILLE -- Multiple run rallies by Rocky Mount Post 6's Junior American Legion team in the fifth, sixth and eighth frames produced a 14-8 extra-innings triumph over Botetourt Post 240 Monday night at Lord Botetourt High School. ...

 Team Amherst Post 27 comes back in extra innings
New Era Progress
The local boys lost their first six games, but on Sunday, June 12, at home, the team recorded its first win with an extra-inning 12-11 victory over Botetourt. “It felt great to win one,” Smith said. “The team played really hard and did not give up. ...


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