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J 4 Wednesday, May 18, 2016 THE JOURNAL # III Richard Leggitt High School in Tappahannock. Jones' wait to determine what offense best fits W&L teams had a record of 15-9 with the talent he will be inheriting at W&L. After a -lengthy and determined two playoff appearances. He was hired "What we do here will depend on the multi-state search, Washington & Lee to rebuild the W&L football program athletes we have," Wild said. "I have High School has hired Josh Wild, the but his departure after only two years just started to look at the film from last offensive coordinator at Southern Lee was a disappointment'to W&L. year to help me determine that." Last High School in Sanford, NC as its new Wild, who played running back and week, Wild was house hunting in Mon- football coach. This will be Wild's first linebacker in high school while grow- tross looking for a place for his family, head coaching opportunity, ing up near Auburn, N.Y., has a bach- his wife, Beth, and one-year-old son, "First and foremost, we wanted a elor's degree in physical education from Landon. coach who would come here, plant SUNY in New York and a master's de- " Honestly, I have always wanted to roots here and be here for years. Sta- gree from West Virginia University. be a coach," Wild said. "I have always bility is important in this position," said For the past two years, Wild has been - wanted to be helpful to others and want- W&L Athletic Director Malcolm Lewis. offensive coordinator for the Southern ed to help young people get on the right "We were looking for someone with Lee Cavaliers in Lee County, NC. He path. As a football coach, my goal is to the energy, the ability and the enthu- also has previously served as an of- build a successfulprogram that fosters a siasm to connect with the 2016 high fensive coordinator for Stafford High positive environment through develop- school football player," Lewis said. "We School in Virginia. Wild is a physical ing discipline, excellent character traits felt like Josh Wild gave us the best op- education teacher who has served as and team unity." portunity to build a successful pro- a strength coach and also has coached "We are really pleased to hire Josh," gram." wrestling and lacrosse, said Lewis. We had an extensive search Wild will begin work next month, Like Jones, Wild's teams have been with some very glowing resumes and succeeding Todd Jones who resigned to known for running the spread offense, some very experienced applicants. But accept a post as athletic director at Essex but the new head mentor said he would in the end we got our man." Photo by Richard Leggitt Washington & Lee High School has a new head football coach. Josh Wild, right, shown with W&L Athletic Director Malcolm Lewis, has been an offensive coordinator in Stafford, VA and in Sanford, NC. This will be his first heacJ coaching opportuhity. During the Foxes softball team annual senior night, seniors Ashley Cooper #3, Taylor Hughes #9, Lauren White #36 (center poster}, MickeY Perrotte #5, and Alexis Sheehan #14 were honored for their contributions to their beloved King George softball program. LEONARD BANKS Sports editor Nearly three years ago the King George High School Foxes varsity softball team lost rising sophomore, Lauren White to a tragic auto accident that continues to sadden her family, friends, and teammates. In spite of a cancelled conference game against Chancellor, the Foxes held a special ceremony on their home field commemorat- ing the class of 2016 seniors and team co-cap- tains, Ashley Cooper, Taylor Hughes, Mickey Perrotte and Alexis Sheehan -- and most im- portantly, the memory of what would have been White's senior season. The King George Softball Boosters Club one it is hard to narrow down just one mem- sponsored the ceremony and food banquet, ory to share since she has touched so many White was, for a time, part of a softball dy- pieces of my life:' nasty at KGHS that has won several district Whites grandfather, King George Sheriff and conference championships, a regional Steve Dempsey and her father, James White, championship, including trip to the state presented part of the Lauren Allie White aca- championship semifinal, and over 70 games demic scholarship to all four of her senior in the five years since current head coach Re- teammates. nee Parker has taken the helm. Whites special The Dempsey and White families have place in the hearts of her teammates will for- proudly supported the Foxes softball program ever be part of her legacy, many of her team- throughout the season. mates, coaches and friends of the team said. Currently, the Foxes are atop Conference In the senior commemorative booklet, Tay- 19, with a record of 6-0, 12=2. Before the se- lor Hughes was quoted with a portion of the nior day event, the Foxes have not been able to following statement, "Lauren was always the play or practice for 14 days, due to inclement smiling caring friend. When you lose a loved weather. / Fans flock to LEONARD BANKS Sports editor For the enthusiastic fan with base- ball fever in his blood, and willing to an'hour tO get etr p sslonal afl ' ond Flying Squirrels may be their outlet of America's favorite pastime. Why do thousands of fans through- out the Richmond, and Fredericksburg area swarm Diamond Stadium every season to cheer on the Squirrels? The answer can found in the numerous promotions that the Squirrels front of- fice plan every season. Director of Broadcast, Marketing and Media Relations for the Richmond Flying Squirrels, Jay Burnham is a firm believer m promoting the Squir- rels with community-based events. "It starts with the promotional schedule;' Burnham Said. "With baseball brunch on Monday that feature Bark in the Park events that allow dogs to watch the game with their owners, fans can enjoy a fun filled baseball atmosphere. Also, on Wednesdays we have wine tasting see Richmond activitiesl and on Thursday and Friday, we have fireworks that the whole fam- ily can enjoy. Lastly, on Friday, we have free-shirt giveaways -- there is some- thing for everybody, every day of the week." Recently, during a special promotion for 1,500 kids, on Sunday (Mother's Day), the Squirrels provided a whiffle ball and bat set, complete with the Richmond Squirrels logo embedded on each article. The Squirrels organization often think outside the box. For instance, Acupuncture Surgery Dentistry In House Laboratory Digital X-Ray Chemotherapy Grooming Boarding Reproductive Services With Drs. Samantha Judge and Megan Hodoro~uicz 540-775-6800 King's Highway (in the First Lady's Shopping Center) 7955 Envique - $6.37 sq.ft. Reclaime" - 5.89 sq.ft Dominion $5.89 sq.ft, Elevae - $5.89 sq.ft. Modello - $4.48 sq.ft Rustique - $4.48 sq.ft Yeresque $4.48 sq.ft QS 700 - $2.11 sq.ft. Home - $2.11 sq.ft. Home Sound - $2.46 sq.ft. QS800 - $3.05 sq .ft. QS800 Sound - $3.29 sq.ft. Eligna -$4.17 sq.ft. Material only - Floor prep end for Shaw "Optimum" short nylon plush @ $1.65 sq ft. installed w/pad installati ..... liable Shaw "Energize" hvstock Carpet Sale nylon twist carpet stain-resistant . Plush installed over pad. ~ ~' ~ ....... r ,-- @ $Io77 sq. d+ i ~/~~~1~1. ,. We'll install in installed w/pad ROOM AND HALLWAY. Shaw Dyersburg II 3eto.e.p=4S ,e Shaw Energize shorttwist carpetSale Price 717 S 75 @ $1.83 sq. ,ncluOotako-upandmoving installed w/pad regular furniture. they have a special promotion planned a/filiate of the Major League Baseball, the regular season, including 71 games for a man to be shot out of cannon on San Francisco Giants continues to be at home. Since April 7th, the fan atten- to third base. embraced by the entire Richmond, VA dance has surpassed 65,000, with an From the outrageous to the tradi- metro area. average of 5,979 fans per game. tional giveaways, the Squirrels will use Originally, the Squirrels began as Also, the Squirrels are a part of the everything, including the kitchen sink the West Haven Yankees (a farm club " Eastern League. Currently, their record to promote the game of baseball, of the famed MLB New York Yankees), is !0-17: In 2014, the Squirrels finished Now in their 7th, season in the Rich- in 1972.- ......... 1st in their conference with a record of mond area, the minor league double-A - qtieS fftffels pl iy 142 games during 79-63. PUBLIC SALE OF TAX DELINQUENT KING GEORGE COUNTY REAL ESTATE -TO BE SOLD....AT AUCTION! Horace A. Revercomb, Jr. Administrative Building King Geoge County Board Room 10459 Courthouse Drive, Suite 105, King George, VA 22485 NOTICE: SPECIAL COMMISSIONER'S SALE OF REAL ESTATE Pursuant to the terms of those certain Decrees of Sale from the Circuit Court of King George County, Virginia, the undersigned Special Commissioner will offer for sale at public auction at the King George County Board Room, King George, Virginia, on Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 11:00 am, subject to the following terms and conditions, the following-descGbed real estate: Parcel 1 (Bewen) 101 acres, more or less. east side of Welcome ROad; Tax Map 39-28 Parcel 2 (Brown)2 acres, more or less. corner of Deep Cove Landing and Timber Trail Lane; Tax Map 8-99B Parcel 3 (Culpeper) 5.0012 acres, more or less, Lot 6, Wildlife Springs; Tax Map 17A-1-6 Parcel 4 (Garner)2 acres, more or less. on Dawsons Landing Drive; Tax Map 25-68 Parcel 5 (Hanks) 0.1725 acres, more or less. Improved, !]374 Hickory Lane; TaxMap 24-146A Parcel 6 (Hooker)1.995 acres, more or less. on James Madison Parkway at Salem Church Road; Tax Map 38-24A Parcel 7 (Hooper)Lot 82, Sec. 2, Presidential Lakes, Improved, 10575 Madison Drive; Tax Map 23A-2-82 Parcel 8 (Murray)Lot 72, Sec. 8, Presidential Lakes, on Truman Drive; Tax Map 23A-8-72 Parcel g (Sayles) 2 acres, more or less, east side of Millbank Road; Tax' Map 32-79 Parcel 10 (Staples) 1.4 acres. Lot-4. Sec. 1. Oakland Park Subdivision, Improved, 9154 Fletcher's Chapel Road;Tax Map 21A-1-4 Parcel 7 Parcel 10 TERMS OF SALE: All sales are subject tQ the approval of the Circuit Court. A 10% Buyer's,Premium will be added to the highest bid and will become a part of the total sales price on each property The.highest bidder shall deposit ten percent (10%) of the total sales price, by either cash or good check, which sum shall be credited toward the purchase at closing The balance of the purchase price, in cash or certified funds, shall be deposited with the Clerk. King George Circuit Court, within fifteen (15) days of Court confirmation TIME IS OF THE ESSENCE All properties will be conveyed by Special Warranty Deed, subject to any easements and covenants of record, and any rights of persons in possession Interested parties may go upon the unimproved real estate only for the purpose of making an inspection. Announcements made the day of sale take precedence over any prior written or verbal terms of sale. Margaret F. Hardy, Special Commissioner Sands Anderson PC Post Office Box 907 Fredericksburg, VA 22404-0907 (540) 373-2504 http://www sandsanderson com http://www.vad elinq ue nttaxsale c om #651 For 5401899-1776 or ww.AtAuction.Biz for questions or additional information Specific Questions. Please call Ken. Auction Coordinator at 540/841-2085