The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy football program had seven players honored with TCIS all-conference awards, including Keshaun Moore, who won the Player of the Year honor. The Saints football team finished the season with a 4-6 record under first-year coach Mike Biehl.
On offense, NSA had three players named to the TCIS first team. Senior Edwards Morgan was named to the first team on the offensive line. Senior Shuan Faulk was named first team running back after rushing for more than 1,000 yards in his first year of playing high school football. Ehron Knight made the first-team offense at receiver. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
The NSA tennis team finished in the top four in the state this year, with Elvie Sellers and Allison Gottlieb earning all-state honors. Sellers and Gottlieb are happy to have finished their careers with those honors. For Sellers, this is her fourth all-state selection.
“My senior season was a blast,” Gottlieb said. “We came out as one of the top four teams in the state for the third year in a row. The girls are my best friends on and off the court, so regardless of winning or losing, we were always laughing and enjoying the most of our last season together.” To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
Nansemond-Suffolk Academy’s Nicole Wright was voted Duke Automotive-Suffolk News-Herald Player of the Week after having 33 assists and 10 digs in a state semifinal match against Peninsula Catholic. Wright is a senior volleyball player for NSA. The Lady Saints wrapped up their season last week as they finished as runners-up in the VISAA Division II state championship. In the semifinals, the players played in what they crowned as their best game of the season. They defeated Peninsula Catholic 3-0.
“I believe we played our best game of the season,” Wright said. “Everyone was excited for every point we played. Just to have gotten as far as we did in the state tournament was exciting.” To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
Art students and teachers from the Lakeland, King’s Fork ad Nansemond River high schools and Nansemond-Suffolk Academy took a break from their normal schedules and participated in a unique workshop hosted by the Suffolk Art League on Thursday.
The workshop, which took place at King’s Fork High, introduced works by French painter and sculptor Edgar Degas.
“I wanted to bring something different from him,” said Donna Drozda, a Virginia Museum of Fine Arts statewide educator. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy volleyball team finished as runners-up in the VISAA Division II state championship on Saturday, having been defeated by Middleburg Academy. After playing what the Lady Saints described as their best game in the semifinals last Friday, they lost the state championship game 3-1 at Richard Bland College. After a shaky first set, the Lady Saints played much better in the second but only won the third set. In the fourth set, it was tied 23-23 before a couple of errors by the Lady Saints ended the game.
“It came down to errors, and we made too many,” Lady Saints coach Robyn Ross said. “On Friday we were near perfect, and on Saturday we didn’t have the leeway to make errors as we could have in previous games.” To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.