The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy volleyball team hosted Salem High School for a non-conference match Tuesday that resulted in a win for the Lady Saints. NSA took each set; however, Salem didn’t go down without a fight. Two of the three sets were decided by three points. Addy Greene returned for the Lady Saints and had 10 kills, 10 digs, three blocks and 11 points on serve. Kayla Hankins led the defense with 16 digs and nine points on serve. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
Nansemond-Suffolk Academy’s volleyball team traveled up to North Cross High School recently for a tournament and finished 2-1. The Lady Saints participated in a tournament in which they ended up the runner-up after advancing to the championship game. They faced Timberlake Christian in the opening round and defeated them 2-0. They then went on to face Hampton Roads Academy in the semifinals and defeated them 2-1. NSA then faced off against Middleburg Academy in the championship game and took a 2-0 loss. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
An international student at a Suffolk school spent years preparing a summer trip. Theo Zhang of Nansemond-Suffolk Academy brought juniors Kiran Woods, Miles Birdsong, Seth Townsend, Will Wren and Anne Thomas Brinkley this summer to his home city Xishuangbanna, located in the Yunnan province of southern China. Parent and teacher chaperones and a documentary crew joined them. Zhang said he partnered with a Chinese company to help fund the trip in exchange for advertising on team T-shirts. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
The Lady Saints cross country team has earned its second first-place finish of the year. Nansemond-Suffolk Academy girls’ cross country continues to get better after another first-place team finish at the Bill McGough Invitational held at Peninsula Catholic last Saturday. Emma Conrod finished first for NSA and third overall in the meet, with a time of 22:30. Frances Hope and Berkley Puzey finished fifth and sixth overall, respectively, and were second and third on the team. Abby Conrod and Camryn King finished ninth and 10th overall, which rounded out five top 10 finishes overall for NSA. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
Ehron Knight '19, who is a member of the Varsity Football Team, has been nominated for the Duke Automotive—Suffolk News-Herald Player of the Week! Please vote for Ehron by 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday by sending an email with his name and the subject "Player of the Week" to email@example.com.
Ehron had 10-plus tackles on defense to go along with 100 receiving yards and the go-ahead touchdown to give NSA its first win of the season. Great job, Ehron! Go Saints!