Mon12222014

Last updateWed, 27 Dec 2017 12am

   201412metrocast

County hopes rebar firm spurs growth

County officials hope their deal with Commercial Metals Company is just the beginning of the expansi...

Students show off their holiday spirit

Students show off their holiday spirit

Collect, distribute food locally
On Nov. 23, FFA advisor and King George High School agriculture and ...

KG officials ready to OK rebar company plan

The King George Board of Supervisors is expected to OK Commercial Metals Company’s plan to invest $1...

County workers to get 2% pay raise

King George County employees will receive 2 percent pay raises effective Jan. 1.
The King George Boar...

getting a jump on holiday shopping

getting a jump on holiday shopping

Christmas shoppers and visitors from throughout the area mingled with local artists and crafters Nov...

King George shows off its holiday spirit

King George shows off its holiday spirit

Local organizations step up to fill Thanksgiving meal void left by Social Services

There were two l...

eyecareofva201403-web

 

 

Banner printing Comm Dental

KGHS Dodgeball Tournament sponsored by DECA at KGHS

The Fourth Annual King George High School Dodgeball Tournament rounded out a full week of extra-curricular activities for KGHS. The tournament was planned by the Advanced Sports Entertainment and Recreation Marketing class, taught by Ms. Leigh Lawrynas, as a class project. DECA at KGHS (an Association of Marketing Students) also used the event as their “Learn and Earn” Project, where marketing students learn how to put on an entertainment event which is open to the public. Mr. Martin Wolowicz’s IT Fundamentals class assisted with advertising the event as their class project. Several local businesses sponsored the event: Chandler, the Daily Grind, Domino’s Pizza, Golden Skate World, Rocky Top Embroidery, and Brad Butler. All proceeds raised benefit the DECA at KGHS competition travel funds.

Senior Allyson Gallamore and junior Joey Embrey were the student managers of the event, overseeing everything involved with the tournament. The most challenging part of organizing this event, according to Embrey, was that “Two days before the event we found out that we couldn’t have it at the high school because the gym floor was being re-waxed. So we went to all of the principals at the other county schools to ask if we could use their gym.” Embrey and Gallamore were relieved when Sealston Elementary’s principal agreed to allow DECA at KGHS to host the tournament there.

Eleven teams consisting of eight players each registered to play in the tournament. Each team was guaranteed at least two games, as it was a double elimination tournament, and each game consisted of the best 2 of 3 five-minute matches. The team names were entertaining in their own right: Cotton Candy, Oreo’s Supra Freaks, Illy, Da Hammas, Albino Gorillasessez, Sugar Plum Fairies, The Fresh-men, Balls of Fury, KGB, and MonStars.

The day wouldn’t have been complete without the master of ceremony team of David Campbell, Katie Lawrence, and Preston Kasper, who kept the fans and players abreast of every detail throughout the tournament, as well as entertained by their antics.

After many games played, and all but two teams were eliminated, the Championship round began between the undefeated Supra Freaks and the Da Hammas. It was a hair-raising series of matches, as both sides’ players jumped and dodged every ball coming their way. Round One went to the Supra Freaks, but the Da Hammas came back in Round Two to bring the game into a third “sudden death” match. With less than one minute left, the Supra Freak’s Kelly Pierce single-handedly knocked the last Da Hammas player out, bringing his team to victory.

At the end of the day, one team triumphed, but all had a great time. And the class projects were deemed a success. Congratulations, Supra Freaks! Good job to all of the students who worked so hard on this event!

 

narfe

Contact Lori Deem

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

540-709-7495 • 540-775-2024


 

Quikey

Bulletline


 

Balloon House


 link4

Wedding invitations and other announcements

201410chamber

 

201412source

201410getaway

 

201409pr

Contact Us

The Journal Press, Inc. P. O. Box 409, 10250 Kings Hwy. King George, VA 22485

EDITORIAL
Robert Berczuk
540-775-2024 Main

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

REPORTING
Leonard Banks
540-469-4196

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Phyllis Cook
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Linda Farneth
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Richard Leggitt
540-993-7460
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

PRODUCTION
Drue Murray
540-709-7288
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Leonard Banks
540-469-4196

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

ADVERTISING
Tanya M
540-775-2024 Main
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

ADVERTISING SALES
Charlene Franks
540-709-7075
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Carla Gutridge
540-709-7061
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Dennis Verdak
540-709-7076
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

COMMERCIAL PRINTING & SALES
Lori Deem, Print Shop
540-709-7495
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Tanya M.
540-775-2024 (Main)
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

OFFICE
Jessica Herrink
540-775-2024 (main)

540-469-4031
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Robert Berczuk
540-775-2024
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Drue Murray
540-709-7288
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

SUBSCRIPTIONS
Bonnie Gouvisis

540-775-2024
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

COMMUNITY &
CHURCH DIRECTORY

Lori Deem
540-709-7495
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

PUBLIC NOTICES
& LEGALS

Charle Franks
540-709-7075
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.