The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy baseball season is getting under way, and the Saints are excited to take the field. The Saints return in the third year of Coach Joey Seal’s tenure. Last season, the Saints went 10-8-1, and they are confident they can improve on that record. The preseason has gone well, with the weather cooperating, allowing the Saints to spend a lot of time outside. To continue reading the article in the Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy boys’ basketball team had two representatives on the All-Conference teams. The Saints had a formidable season in the conference this year, which saw a couple of its players get recognized. Kaleb Brown had an impressive season for the Saints and was awarded with a first team All-Conference selection. George Pettaway was among the top playmakers in the conference and earned himself a second team All-Conference selection. To continue reading the article in the Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
Grant Lopez '21 was voted Suffolk News-Herald Player of the Week after scoring 19 points, which included five three-pointers in a Saints win. Shooting is a skill that is crafted by a lot of repetition and hard work as a basketball player. It is easy to shoot, but it takes a lot of work to be a strong shooter, and that’s something Nansemond-Suffolk Academy junior Grant Lopez has been able to demonstrate this season. In a win in the conference tournament against Norfolk Christian, Grant scored 19 points, with 15 of them coming from beyond the three-point line. Lopez felt good about his performance and gave credit to his teammates for helping him get going. To continue reading the article in the Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy girls’ basketball team is now one game away from the state championship game after a win over Trinity Christian School. The Lady Saints hosted Trinity Christian Wednesday night and earned a 59-21 win that has advanced NSA to the Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association Division II state semifinals. NSA proved to be too much for Trinity Christian, leading 29-2 at the half. To continue reading the article in the Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
A second-grade class at Nansemond-Suffolk Academy was rewarded with a pizza party and more on Wednesday for logging the most books as a classroom in the Suffolk Public Library’s Winter Reading Challenge in January. The library also brought Tux, the library’s penguin mascot for the Winter Reading Challenge, to NSA second-grade teacher Lauren McGhee’s classroom on Wacky Wednesday this week. To continue reading the article in the Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.