ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Magna Vista's Stone a key to resurgence
By CHRIS PRIDE - Bulletin Sports Writer
For someone who basically has played volleyball only during high school, Magna Vista High School senior Morgan Stone plays bigger than her experience would indicate.
Having picked up the sport in seventh grade, Stone said she wasn’t very good and lost interest, and she decided not to play the following year. She returned to the sport her freshman year at MVHS, and has grown into an elite player.
AREA ROUNDUP: North Cross downs Carlisle
North Cross takes 3-2 field hockey win
By BULLETIN STAFF REPORTS -
North Cross’ field hockey team avenged a 2-1 loss in Roanoke on Sept. 9 by handing Carlisle a 3-2 Blue Ridge Conference loss Tuesday at the Smith River Sports Complex.
Sophomore Morgan Sturm scored the winning goal with 27 seconds left stemming from the final penalty corner of the match. Sturm also scored the match’s first goal early in the first half. The Raiders had 15 penalty corners in the match, including 12 in the second half.