Friday Sports Roundup
Evan Wickeri (6) steals third base. Wickeri is from Barry University. The Staunton third baseman is Jeffrey Snider of Bridgewater College. (Recorder photo by Gavin Dressler) Valley League Baseball: Covington Lumberjacks 4, Staunton Braves 2. The Lumberjacks snapped a three-game losing streak with a Friday night victory at Casey Field. Rich Long (Jacksonville), Trevor Walltherecorderonline.com
VSP investigating fatal shootings on Bridgewater campus
J.J. Jefferson, 48, left, and John Painter, 55, were killed Tuesday afternoon. (Photos courtesy Harrisonburg DNR) BRIDGEWATER — Police are investigating the Tuesday fatal shootings of two officers on the campus of Bridgewater College. Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation’s Culpeper Field Office is heading up the investigation. The incident began at about 1:20 p.m. when a Bridgewater College […]therecorderonline.com
VSP investigating fatal shootings on Bridgewater College campus
BRIDGEWATER — State police are still investigating the deaths of two Bridgewater College security officers this afternoon, allegedly at the hands of a 27-year-old man. Virginia State Police issued the following statement this evening: The investigation remains underway by the Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation’s Culpeper Field Office into the fatal shootings of two officers on the Bridgewater […]therecorderonline.com
John Roy Bowers Jr.
SUGAR GROVE, W.Va. — John Roy Bowers Jr., 91, passed away Feb. 4, 2021, at Sentara RMH in Harrisonburg, Va. He was born on Aug. 28, 1929, in Sugar Grove, to the late Roy and Erma Hoover Bowers. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Mary Florence Heatwole; and brother, William Bowers. Mr. Bowers graduated from Augusta Military Academy and he attended Bridgewater College. Then he met the love of his life and his wife of 70 years, Clinton Ann Johnson, and...therecorderonline.com