2018

News

  • July

    NSA student scores perfectly on the ACT

    Kelli Adamson, The Suffolk News-Herald
    Tests scores, grades and extracurricular activities can be crucial for any high school student, and senior year is when the stress tends to peak. This isn’t the case for Nansemond-Suffolk Academy rising senior Mason Harrell. Mason did what few have done before — he received a perfect score on the ACT. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • 2018 Fall Sports Start Dates

    Please see below for start dates for each fall sport. As a reminder, all students must have a 2018-2019 Athletic Physical on file to use the weight room and/or to participate in sports. The form can be downloaded from our website. Click on “Athletics” and then on the “Welcome Page.” If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Athletics at 539-8789 ext. 3357 or ext. 3353. Go Saints!
     
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  • June

    Saints score three first teamers

    The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy boys’ lacrosse team had three players make first team All-State. The NSA team had a solid season this year, and it showed by the accolades the team received. The Saints fell one game short of the state championship after a loss to North Cross School in the Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association Division II semifinal. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
     
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  • May

    NSA valedictorian loved getting involved

    Kellie Adamson, The Suffolk News-Herald
    Hard work and time management made it easy for Upasana Barot, 17, to secure her spot as valedictorian at Nansemond-Suffolk Academy. “It’s really simple. Just work hard, because there is no substitute for hard work or putting in your best effort,” Barot said. She prioritized her classes, community service and school organizations to be able to have the valedictorian spot at her graduation May 25. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • Three Lady Saints earn All-State honors

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy girls’ soccer team had three girls earn All-State honors. NSA recently finished a season where they reached the state championship game. By all standards, it was the best season in quite some time for the girls’ soccer program. Because of the success, NSA saw its fair share of accolades. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • NSA places six on All-State teams

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy softball team had six players make the All-State team this season and also had a Player of the Year honoree. NSA had a strong season again this year. They only lost three games this season while competing all the way up until the Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association Division II state semifinals. They were rewarded for their strong season in the post season accolades. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
     
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  • Parker raises money ForKids

    Kellie Adamson, The Suffolk News-Herald
    A simple lemonade and cookie stand ran one day a year for three hours has raised $10,683 for ForKids since 2012. Parker Duke '25, 12, has been running the Parker Duke Lemonade Stand since he was 6, when he realized not every kid has the opportunity to sleep in a bed and wake up in their own home. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • NSA welcomes 74 to alumni ranks

    Alex Perry, The Suffolk News-Herald
    The 74 Nansemond-Suffolk Academy graduates walked onto the front lawn of the Pruden Boulevard upper school campus with band music playing and clear skies in the breezy Friday morning. Hundreds of siblings, parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles sat in chairs behind the graduates for commencement ceremonies, clattering with applause and camera flashes. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • Tew signs with Hampden-Sydney

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    Saints senior Robby Tew has signed to play baseball with Hampden-Sydney College. Tew just recently wrapped up his senior season for Nansemond-Suffolk Academy. However, his baseball career won’t stop there, as he has signed a National Letter of Intent to attend Hampden-Sydney. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
     
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  • Lady Saints finish regular season strong

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    The Lady Saints softball team shut out Kenston Forest School to end the season strong. The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy softball team finished with a regular-season record of 18-1 after their 15-0 win over Kenston Forest on the road Friday. Madison Inscoe and Reese Byrd both pitched and allowed one hit for the game. Inscoe earned the win, as she struck out six. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • Madi Wilson '18 nominated for Player of the Week

    Madi Wilson '18, who is a member of the Varsity Softball Team, has been nominated for the Duke Automotive—Suffolk News-Herald Player of the Week! Madi went 7-10 with four RBIs and five runs for the Lady Saints in three games.

    Please vote for Madi by 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday by sending an email with her name and the subject "Player of the Week" to sports@suffolknewsherald.com.
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  • Nansemond-Suffolk Academy art student wins overall Best in Show

    James Thomas Jr., The Virginian Pilot
    Tori Psimas really wanted to make an impression at the 2018 Nansemond-Suffolk Academy portfolio art show. She submitted 21 pieces in her Advanced Placement Studio Art category to capture overall Best in Show honors and six other top awards. Okay, it’s really not that unusual for students to enter a volume of work in the annual portfolio exhibit. At least six other AP Studio Art students submitted comparable numbers to exhibit their particular areas of concentration. Categories included printmaking, acrylics and oils, mixed media, chalk pastel, 2-D and 3-D designs and photography. To continue reading the article on pilotonline.com, please click here.
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  • Herrod takes game to another level

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    Abby Herrod was voted Suffolk News-Herald Player of the Week after scoring four goals in a win against Walsingham Academy.
    Herrod has picked up where she left off her junior season at Nansemond-Suffolk Academy. She came into her senior season wanting to take her game to another level and, so far, it has shown. NSA sits with a winning record and is well regarded in state girls’ soccer polls. She has scored more than 20 goals on the season and has more than five assists to go along with that. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • Saints soccer ranked No. 2

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy girls’ soccer team is sitting in a prime position right before the postseason starts. In the most recent Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association Division II poll, the Lady Saints were ranked No. 2. The ranking is the highest the team has seen in recent seasons, and the coach and players are happy about it. NSA has a chance to go into the playoffs, hosting games all the way up until the state semifinals or finals. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • Saints baseball tops NCS

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy baseball team improved its record to 11-6 after a 7-5 victory over Norfolk Christian School Tuesday afternoon on the road. NSA started off with a 4-1 lead after one inning of play. However, momentum shifted to NCS when they put up three runs in the second inning to tie the game up 4-4. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • Double wins against JAHHS

    The Lady Saints softball team defeated John A. Holmes High School in a double-header on Saturday. The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy softball team had its Pink Day when they hosted John A. Holmes. The first matchup between the two teams resulted in a 15-5 win for NSA. A couple of hours later in the second game, the Lady Saints won 9-2. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • Saints' third inning helps them to a win

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    The Saints scored eight runs in the third inning in a win again Portsmouth Christian School on Saturday. The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy baseball team won its seventh straight game when they hosted Portsmouth Christian. They won the game 12-8, moving their record to 10-6. It was also senior day for the Saints. NSA has five seniors on the team who have contributed over the last few years. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • April

    Abby Herrod '18 nominated for Player of the Week

    Abby Herrod '18, who is a member of the Varsity Girls' Soccer Team, has been nominated for the Duke Automotive—Suffolk News-Herald Player of the Week! Abby scored four goals in a win over Walsingham Academy.

    Please vote for Abby by 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday by sending an email with her name and the subject "Player of the Week" to sports@suffolknewsherald.com. Great job, Abby!  
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  • Herrod's four goals carry Lady Saints

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    Senior Abby Herrod scored four goals in the Lady Saints’ win over Walsingham Academy. It was fitting for the senior to score four goals in her last regular season home game for the Nansemond-Suffolk Academy girls’ soccer team. NSA defeated Walsingham at home 5-1 last Thursday. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • Lady Saints edge by IWA

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy softball team won its 14th consecutive game on Thursday evening. They hosted Isle of Wight Academy and earned a 2-1 win. The first matchup between these two teams was also close, as NSA won 2-0 at the end of March. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • Lady Saints improve to 13-0

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    The Lady Saints have yet to lose a game this season. The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy softball team is 13-0 after a 7-1 win over Manteo High School on the road Saturday afternoon. Reese Byrd pitched to a win as NSA only allowed one run. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • Saints extend winning streak

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    The Saints baseball team got its fifth win in a row Saturday against Christchurch. The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy baseball team only allowed two runs in its 13-2 win over Christchurch School on the road Saturday afternoon. They scored seven runs in the first inning to get things started. Colby Owens handled pitching duties and got a win as he struck out seven while allowing three hits. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
     
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  • Inscoe throws no-hitter

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    Madison Inscoe was lights out from the plate in the Lady Saints’ 14-0 win Thursday. The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy softball team went on the road and faced Cape Henry Collegiate. The team added its 12th win of the season and its third consecutive shutout. Inscoe pitched five innings and struck out 10 batters. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • Saints continue winning streak

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    In a close affair, the Nansemond-Suffolk Academy baseball team continued its winning streak Thursday by defeating Cape Henry Collegiate 2-1. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • Dowd's seven goals lift NSA

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    The Saints boys’ lacrosse team went on the road Saturday and got another win. The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy boys’ lacrosse team got a quality win against Covenant School. It was a good game for the Saints to bounce back after a close loss to Hampton Roads Academy the game before. Eli Dowd led the Saints with seven goals scored. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • Nansemond-Suffolk Academy grad earns rare honor for sophomore

    Jami Frankenberry, The Virginian-Pilot
    After helping Army make a little football history last season, Cole Christiansen has made some of his own. Christiansen, a linebacker and former Nansemond-Suffolk Academy standout, recently was named an Army team captain, becoming just the fifth sophomore to earn the honor in the past 30 years. To continue reading the article in The Virginian-Pilot, please click here.
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  • Puzey throws shutout

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    Emerson Puzey threw a shutout in the Lady Saints’ win over Windsor High School on Monday. The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy softball team improved to 10-0 after the 2-0 win over Windsor. Puzey pitched seven innings, allowing four hits and struck out five in her pitching win. Addy Greene went 2-2 with one run and a double for NSA. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • Saints win third straight

    Tracy Agnew, The Suffolk News-Herald
    The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy baseball team has been rolling as of late. The team won its third consecutive game with a 5-2 win over Norfolk Academy on Tuesday. NSA got things started in the first inning, immediately going up 3-0. They scored two more innings in the fourth to go up 5-0. Norfolk Academy added its only runs for the game in the sixth, but it wasn’t enough. To continue reading the article in the Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • Dowd's play 'speaks for itself'

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    Eli Dowd was voted Suffolk News-Herald Player of the Week after a seven-goal performance in the Saints’ win over Steward School. Dowd has been an amazing lacrosse player in the Nansemond-Suffolk Academy program. He returned this season as the team’s top scorer and an All-Conference performer from last season. Against Steward School last week, Dowd hit seven goals in an NSA 14-9 win. He described his performance as good but knows that’s something he has to do often as the leading scorer on the team. To continue reading the article in the Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • Saints baseball shuts out HRA

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    The Saints baseball team defeated HRA 10-0 Thursday evening. The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy baseball team got its first shut out of the season after defeating Hampton Roads Academy. The pitching of Caden Anselm and Talmond Old helped the Saints get the shutout. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • Saints make it two in a row

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    The Saints baseball team won its second game in a row Friday afternoon. The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy baseball team took on Windsor High School at home Friday afternoon and got its second win in a row. With a 3-2 victory, NSA brought its season record to 5-6. Colby Owens pitched all seven innings Friday to earn the win, allowing four hits and two runs. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • NSA softball takes No.1 in poll

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    The Lady Saints softball team took the top spot in the recent VISAA Division II poll. The Lady Saints were sitting at the top in Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association’s most recent softball poll. They are still undefeated at 8-0 on the season and have been steamrolling their opponents. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • Lady Saints blank Peninsula Catholic

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    The Lady Saints soccer team defeated Peninsula Catholic School 6-0. The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy girls’ soccer team improved to 8-2 on the season after a 6-0 victory over Peninsula Catholic Monday afternoon. Alivia Giles led the way for NSA, putting together a hat trick. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • Eli Dowd '18 nominated for Player of the Week

    Eli Dowd '18, who is a member of the Varsity Boys' Lacrosse Team, has been nominated for the Duke Automotive—Suffolk News-Herald Player of the Week! Eli scored seven goals in the Saints’ win over Steward School.

    Please vote for Eli by 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday by sending an email with his name and the subject "Player of the Week" to sports@suffolknewsherald.com. Good luck, Eli! 


     
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  • Lady Saints shut out Brunswick

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy softball team went on the road to face Brunswick Academy Friday afternoon. NSA secured a 12-0 win after a no-hitter pitched by both Reese Byrd and Emerson Puzey. Each pitched three innings, with Puzey striking out six batters and Byrd striking out three. To continue reading the article in the Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • Saints lax wins third straight

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    Nansemond-Suffolk Academy lacrosse got its third straight win after defeating Steward School Friday afternoon 14-9. Eli Dowd led the way with seven goals scored. NSA moved to 4-2 on the season and will take on Hampton Roads Academy on the road at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • Smith headed to HSC

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    Nansemond-Suffolk Academy’s Jacob Smith is headed to Hampden-Sydney College to play football. Smith expects to play at the long snapper position. Smith said right when he stepped on campus, it felt like home to him. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • Byrd throws no-hitter

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    Nansemond-Suffolk Academy’s softball team went to 6-0 with a win over Norfolk Collegiate. Reese Byrd added another no-hitter to her win total this season after the victory. Byrd pitched all five innings and struck out five batters. Three Lady Saints collected multiple hits, and six Lady Saints scored multiple runs. Byrd, Madison Inscoe and Madi Wilson added doubles, while Wilson, Anni Groves and Addy Greene added triples. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
     
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  • Saints lax tops Norfolk Christian

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    The Saints boys’ lacrosse team grabbed an 18-7 win over Norfolk Christian School Wednesday afternoon. The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy boys’ lacrosse team improved to 3-2 on the season with the win. NSA has gone 2-0 this week, having also defeated Norfolk Collegiate. Miles Birdsong led the way with six goals for NSA. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • Saints lax tops Norfolk Christian

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    The Saints boys’ lacrosse team grabbed an 18-7 win over Norfolk Christian School Wednesday afternoon. The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy boys’ lacrosse team improved to 3-2 on the season with the win. NSA has gone 2-0 this week, having also defeated Norfolk Collegiate. Miles Birdsong led the way with six goals for NSA. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • March

    Lady Saints soccer get sixth win

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    NSA got its sixth win of the season with a 3-1 victory over Bishop Sullivan Thursday afternoon. The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy girls’ soccer team is now 6-1. The team has allowed only three goals in its six-game win streak. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • Lady Saints win fifth straight

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy softball team won its fifth straight game on Wednesday. The Lady Saints improved to 5-0 after the win against Isle of Wight Academy. This game was as close as it has been for the Lady Saints this season, as they won 2-0. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • NSA lights up scoreboard

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    The Lady Saints softball team put up 25 runs to shut out Kenston Forest School this week. Nansemond-Suffolk Academy exploded for 10 runs in the first inning on their way to a 25-point big win. Madi Wilson had a big game for NSA going 2-3 at the plate with four runs, six RBIs and a home run. Madison Inscoe also stood out, going 4-5 with a single, double, two home runs and four RBIs. Gabby Infranco went 2-2 with three RBIs and five runs. NSA totaled four homeruns as a team and seven doubles. Addy Greene, Inscoe and Wilson were responsible for the home runs. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • Saints lax defeats Norfolk Collegiate

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    The Saints boys’ lacrosse team defeated Norfolk Collegiate Tuesday afternoon. Nansemond-Suffolk Academy was able to get its second game of the season in Tuesday when the Saints took on Norfolk Collegiate on the road. They got their first win of the season after a 13-6 victory and are now 1-1 on the year. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • Lady Saints roll to third straight

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    The Lady Saints soccer team has won its third game in a row after defeating Western Branch High School. The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy girls’ soccer team went on the road to face Western Branch in a non-conference matchup. The team secured a 4-1 win, which was its fourth win of the season. NSA feels they are in a good place right now. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • Infranco fires off early homers

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    Gabby Infranco was voted Suffolk News-Herald Player of the Week after hitting two home runs last week. Infranco and the Lady Saints have gotten off to a hot start this season. At the start of her sophomore season for the Nansemond-Suffolk Academy Lady Saints softball team she has been piling on stats in multiple categories. She has over five runs to go along with nine RBIs and two home runs, which she has credited to the extra work she has put in at practices and her teammates. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • NSA girls' lax makes return

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    After a few seasons without a varsity team, girls’ lacrosse is back at Nansemond-Suffolk Academy. The season has already gotten underway for the Lady Saints. Coached by Olivia Howell, the Lady Saints are excited for what’s to come this season. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • NSA moves 2-1

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    The Lady Saints picked up a win against Stonebridge School on the road Monday. The 3-1 win is the second win in a row for the Varsity Soccer Team at NSA. Abby Herrod led the Lady Saints with two goals scored. She has scored four goals in the last two games combined. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • Saints take down Southampton

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    The Saints grabbed a 5-1 road win over Southampton Academy Monday afternoon. The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy baseball team went to 3-2 on the season after the road win. The Saints had their highest output in the first inning, when they scored three runs, and gave up their only run of the game in the third inning. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.


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  • Brown selected All-State

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    Nansemond-Suffolk Academy senior Kaylah Brown was named to the Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association All-State team. Brown had a strong senior season for the Lady Saints girls’ basketball team. It was her second year returning after enrolling as a junior last year. After a very encouraging junior season, Brown paved the way for herself to step up as a leader and a premier player for the Lady Saints this season, and she did. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • Fourth inning pushes Saints to win

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    The Saints baseball team defeated Atlantic Shores Christian School 7-1 Saturday afternoon. The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy baseball team scored six runs in the fourth inning to push them to a 7-1 win over Atlantic Shores at home Saturday afternoon. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • Gabby Infranco '20 nominated for Player of the Week

    Gabby Infranco '20, who is a member of the Varsity Softball Team, has been nominated for the Duke Automotive—Suffolk News-Herald Player of the Week! Please vote for Gabby by 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday by sending an email with her name and the subject "Player of the Week" to sports@suffolknewsherald.com.

    Gabby went 4-7 with five runs and eight RBIs in two wins for the Lady Saints. She also had two home runs. Great job, Gabby!

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  • Herrod's hat trick helps NSA

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    Abby Herrod’s hot scoring helped NSA to its first win of the season Friday. The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy girls’ soccer team defeated the Beach Breakers 6-0. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • NSA shuts out Southampton

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    The Lady Saints softball team won its first game of the season 10-0 at home Wednesday afternoon. Reese Byrd pitched a shutout as the Nansemond-Suffolk Academy softball team started off on the right foot. They hosted Southampton High School, and Byrd allowed just two hits on the day, earning her first pitching victory of the new year. The fifth inning for the Lady Saints pretty much put the game out of reach for Southampton. Gabby Infranco hit a walk-off, two-run home run in the fifth inning, which is her first of the season. They scored five runs in the second inning. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • Celebrating Music In Our Schools Month

    March is Music In Our Schools Month, the National Association for Music Education's annual celebration, which engages music educators, students and communities from around the country in promoting the benefits of high-quality music education programs in schools. We are looking forward to joining in the celebration tomorrow evening, March 16, at 6:00 p.m. in the Cafeteria with performances by the Jazz Band and the Fleur de Lis Singers. There will also be several special duets. Admission is free, but donations are welcome at the door. Attendees who donate $1 or more will be entered in a drawing to win an item from the Spirit Shop. By donating $5, you will be entered in a drawing to win a 54.6' Sceptre TV. All proceeds benefit the NSA Band Program. We hope to see you there!
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  • NSA returns as top competitor

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy softball team returns a strong team with big goals this year. NSA had one of the most successful softball teams in the Hampton Roads area last year. They finished with a 22-3 record and were the Tidewater Conference of Independent Schools Conference Champions and conference tournament champions. Their season ended in the Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association Division II state semifinal after a loss to St. Margaret’s School. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • NSA soccer hopeful for strong season

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    The Lady Saints soccer team is hoping for a strong spring season. The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy girls’ soccer team is about a week away from officially starting its season, the team hopes to build on last year. NSA went 8-9 as a team and had earned itself a bid in the Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association state tournament, winning one game before losing the next. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • Seal ready for first season

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    Nansemond-Suffolk Academy’s baseball team officially gets its season under way this Friday with a first-year coach. Joey Seal was hired in July 2017 to take over as the new head coach at NSA. This week, he will embark upon his first official game with the team. It is something he has been looking forward to and is hoping to build with his team throughout the season. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • Giles driven to improve

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    Alivia Giles was voted Suffolk News-Herald Player of the Week after scoring 11 points and grabbing 13 rebounds in the Lady Saints’ win over Norfolk Collegiate. Giles, a sophomore for the Nansemond-Suffolk Academy girls’ basketball team, has just completed a productive season. The Lady Saints advanced all the way to the state semifinal game, and Giles was an integral part of the success of the Lady Saints this season. Congratulations, Alivia! To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • Lady Saints season ends in semis

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    The Lady Saints’ season ended Wednesday night in the state semifinal matchup. The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy girls’ basketball team went on the road Friday to face Atlantic Shores Christian School in the semifinals of the Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association Division II state semifinal. Atlantic Shores was victorious 55-33, and it marked the second consecutive season the Lady Saints’ season ended in the state semifinal. Regardless of the score, the Lady Saints fought all the way until the end. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • NSA falls in state quarterfinals

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    The Saints fell to Hargrave Military Academy 73-63 in the state tournament quarterfinals Tuesday night. Coach Larry Ward’s inaugural season as the Nansemond Suffolk-Academy’s boys’ basketball coach is officially over. The Saints were selected to the Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association Division II tournament and were matched up against Hargrave on the road. Even though the Saints lost the game, they were happy with the way they had competed Tuesday night. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • February

    Freeman, White earn conference honors

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    Jaden Freeman and D.J. White earned conference honors in the Tidewater Conference of Independent Schools this season. The two Nansemond-Suffolk Academy boys’ basketball standouts were selected to the Tidewater Conference of Independent Schools conference teams. Freeman was selected to the first team, while White was selected to the second team. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • Lady Saints take down Norfolk Collegiate

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy girls’ basketball team has advanced in the Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association Division II state tournament after a 42-31 win over Norfolk Collegiate at home Tuesday night. Alivia Giles scored 12 points and added eight rebounds, while Kaylah Brown added 11 points and six assists. Alyssa Waddy scored 10 points, making three Lady Saints who scored in double digits. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • Alivia Giles '20 Nominated for Player of the Week

    Alivia Giles '20, who is a member of the Varsity Girls' Basketball Team, has been nominated for the Duke Automotive—Suffolk News-Herald Player of the Week. Please vote for Alivia by 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday by sending an email with her name and the subject "Player of the Week" to sports@suffolknewsherald.com.

    Alivia scored 11 points and grabbed 13 rebounds in the Lady Saints’ win over Norfolk Collegiate. Great job, Alivia!

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  • NSA ready for state tournament

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    The Lady Saints are happy about where they are as they prepare for the state tournament. The tourney starts Tuesday, and the Lady Saints are likely to be on the road. NSA recently competed in the Tidewater Conference of Independent Schools tournament, where the team won its first-round game hosting Norfolk Collegiate. They advanced to the semifinals but took a loss to No. 1 seed Steward School. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • Saints fall to Cape Henry

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy boys’ basketball team took a loss in the first round of the TCIS tournament. The 55-50 loss to Cape Henry Collegiate in the first round of the Tidewater Conference of Independent Schools could potentially have ended the Saints’ season. NSA went on the road Tuesday evening and was eliminated by Cape Henry, who had advanced to the TCIS semifinal. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • Lady Saints on to TCIS semis

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    The Lady Saints defeated Norfolk Collegiate Tuesday to advance to the Tidewater Conference Independent Schools tournament semifinals. The Saints defeated Norfolk Collegiate at home 51-35. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • Psimas shows strong in big meets

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    Nansemond Suffolk-Academy’s Nic Psimas was voted Suffolk News-Herald Player of the Week after his performance at the VISAA Division II Invitational. Psimas is in his junior year at NSA and in the midst of another quality swimming season. As a sophomore last year, Psimas enjoyed a season where he qualified for states in every individual event he participated in throughout the season. This year, he feels like he has found a way to build on last season despite a slow start. “It is going pretty well,” Psimas said of his junior season. “It started out pretty slow, but over the past few weeks I have picked it up and started dropping times.” To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • Saints take overtime win

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    The Saints boys’ basketball team battled in overtime with Atlantic Shores Christian School to take a win at home on Friday.
    Kemauri Spencer had 18 points and eight rebounds to go with three steals in the Saints’ 57-44 win over Atlantic Shores. Nansemond-Suffolk Academy exploded in overtime, outscoring their opponent by 13 points. D.J. White had eight of his 13 points in overtime. Jaden Freeman also added 11 points, as the Saints had three players score in double figures. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • Smith headed to CNU

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    Saints standout senior Erek Smith has committed to play college football at Christopher Newport University. CNU is close to home and gives Smith the opportunity to continue to play in front of friends and family. His described his recruiting process as informative and fun.

    “It was a great experience getting to meet so many new people and going different places,” Smith said. “I really felt at home. The coaches loved me as a player and needed new guys to come in at corner and make an impact, so I am hoping to do that.” To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • Lady Saints dominate on senior night

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    The Lady Saints basketball team grabbed a 44-18 win at home on senior night. The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy girls’ basketball team heads into the conference tournament with some much needed momentum. The team has won four of its last five games, which included the big win over Hampton Roads Academy Tuesday night. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • A century's worth of fun

    Alex Perry, The Suffolk News-Herald
    Tuesday was a special day for Nansemond-Suffolk Academy students. It was the 100th day of the school year, and many of the school’s elementary students welcomed a visitor who had also passed her own century mark. Anna Hopkins, the 100-year-old, great-grandmother of NSA first-grader Elise Barbour, was brought to the Harbour View campus from Commonwealth Senior Living at the Ballentine in Norfolk. She was joined by members of her family, including her granddaughter, Kristin Barbour, her son, Ralph Hopkins Jr., and daughter-in-law, Kathy Hopkins. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
     
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  • Murphy headed to Methodist

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    Nansemond-Suffolk Academy all-state lineman Chris Murphy is headed to Methodist University for his college career. Murphy’s recruiting process started off a little slow; however, he is grateful to have the opportunity to play football at the next level. He believes being at a smaller school like Methodist will allow him to focus even more on his academics, but on the field, he also believes he will be a good asset to the program. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • Saints top Christchurch

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    The Saints went on the road Saturday afternoon and got a win against Christchurch School. The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy boys’ basketball team grabbed the 52-46 win over the weekend to extend their winning streak to three. George Pettaway led the Saints with 14 points and four assists. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • Jaden Freeman '21 Nominated for the Buffalo Wild Wings Player of the Week

    Jaden Freeman '21, who is a member of the Varsity Boys' Basketball Team, has been nominated for the Buffalo Wild Wings Player of the Week! He finished with 31 points, 10 rebounds and six blocks in an overtime win over Norfolk Christian. Voting ends at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 13. Please click here to vote. Great job, Jaden! Go Saints!
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  • Nic Psimas '19 Nominated for Player of the Week

    Nic Psimas '19, who is a member of the Varsity Swimming Team, has been nominated for the Duke Automotive—Suffolk News-Herald Player of the Week. Please vote for Nic by 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday by sending an email with his name and the subject "Player of the Week" to sports@suffolknewsherald.com.

    Nic took first and second in the 100 freestyle and the 50 freestyle at the Division Championship meet. Great job, Nic! Go Saints!
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  • Teens showcase excellent art

    Kelli Lagoy, The Suffolk News-Herald
    Young Suffolk artists had the chance to show off their skills and compete against other high school aged students at the Exhibit of Excellence: Suffolk Student Art 2018. Students from King’s Fork, Lakeland and Nansemond River high schools, Nansemond-Suffolk Academy and homeschooled students submitted 264 artworks to be juried. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • NSA's Teacher Appreciation Week is Almost Here!

     
     
    Nansemond-Suffolk Academy's Teacher Appreciation Week is almost here! Please join Saints Spirit in celebrating our teachers during "Show the Love Week," February 12 –16.

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  • January

    Kaylah Brown '18 Nominated for Player of the Week

    Kaylah Brown '18, who is a member of the Varsity Girls' Basketball Team, has been nominated for the Duke Automotive—Suffolk News-Herald Player of the Week

    Kaylah had a game-high 15 points in the Lady Saints’ 40-14 win. Please vote for Kaylah by 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday by sending an email with her name and the subject "Player of the Week" to sports@suffolknewsherald.com. Great job, Kaylah! Go Saints!
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  • NSA art show starts strong

    Kelli Lagoy, The Suffolk News-Herald
    Nansemond-Suffolk Academy’s 32nd Art Show and Sale started off with a bang on its first two days, with the featured artist, Barbara Harris, selling 25 of her paintings on the first night.

    “We had an amazing night last night,” said Melissa Hlinovsky, NSA’s annual fund coordinator. Every hallway in the Lower School was filled top to bottom with paintings. About 204 artists contributed pieces to the event, and there were at least 1,000 pieces of art lining the halls. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • Lady Saints have a big night

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    The Lady Saints dominated Walsingham Academy at home Thursday night. Nansemond-Suffolk Academy defeated Walsingham 40-14. Kaylah Brown scored a game-high 15 points, including four three-pointers, to lead the Lady Saints. Alivia Giles added 12 for the Lady Saints. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • Saints take two in a row

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    The Saints are on a two-game win streak after their victory over Peninsula Catholic School Tuesday night. The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy boys’ basketball team has built up some serious momentum in its past two games. On Saturday, the Saints hosted and defeated Cox High School, a tough team in the Southampton Roads area. They later carried that momentum into a Tuesday night home meeting against Peninsula Catholic and turned that into a 28-point win, defeating their conference opponent 70-42. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • Christiansen siblings complete trifecta

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    The Christiansen siblings all have been standouts in many ways in their time at Nansemond-Suffolk Academy. One incredibly neat thing the siblings — Paige, Cole and Sarah — have accomplished is that they have all made an all-state team. Cole achieved it first becoming an all-state football player as well as Defensive Player of the Year for the Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association. He graduated in 2016 and is a linebacker for Army. Paige became an all-state field hockey player in the fall of 2016 before she graduated in 2017, and Sarah recently made the all-state team for field hockey in the fall of 2017. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • Christiansen makes impact in second year

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    Former Nansemond-Suffolk Academy standout Cole Christiansen was happy with his sophomore season at Army. Christiansen is a couple of weeks removed from his sophomore season at Army at West Point. The team finished with a 10-3 record and won its bowl game over San Diego State University. It was the second bowl game Christiansen was part of after being in one his freshman season as well. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.

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  • Moore enjoys freshman journey

    Niqko Marshall, The Suffolk News-Herald
    James Madison University freshman KeShaun Moore enjoyed his journey in his first year of college football. JMU’s football program reached its second consecutive National Championship game over the weekend. Though they lost, being a championship runner-up is an incredible feat. Moore described his season as a blessing days after being a part of the National Championship game.
    “It was a great learning experience,” he said. “I am blessed to have the teammates and coaching staff that I have. They made it a season I will never forget.” To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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  • Extended Care and Beyond the Bell Closed / After-School Activities Canceled Wednesday, January 3

    Due to the inclement weather expected tomorrow afternoon, January 3, after-school activities and practices have been canceled with the exception of the basketball games. We will notify families if the games will be played earlier or if they will be rescheduled as soon as possible tomorrow. The Middle School Spelling Bee has been rescheduled for Monday, January 8. Extended Care and Beyond the Bell will not operate. Students who regularly ride the bus will depart at their usual times. All students are encouraged to leave campus when dismissed.
     
     
    We will continue to monitor the weather and will notify families of any additional changes to the school schedule through the Honeywell Instant Alert system, our website, local television news stations, NSA email accounts and on social media.
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  • Suffolk artist featured at NSA art show

    Kellie Lagoy, The Suffolk News-Herald
    Nansemond-Suffolk Academy has chosen Suffolk resident Barbara Harris as Honorary Chairman for its 32nd Art Show and Sale. Harris was asked in June to be the main attraction at the art show, where she will display about 50 to 60 original paintings. Most of the artwork has come from work done in the last six months. “I don’t call it stressful, but it gave me an excuse to paint. It made me set aside time to paint,” Harris said. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
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Nansemond-Suffolk Academy is a coeducational, college preparatory private school located in Suffolk, VA. Pre-kindergarten - Grade 12.