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SVCC Drops OT Heartbreaker

The Southside Virginia Community College men’s basketball team, the three-time defending VCCS champions, gave visiting Davidson County (NC) CC, the ninth-ranked team in the NJCAA national poll, all they wanted on Saturday afternoon before falling 126-121 in overtime .

The win improved Davidson County to 21-3 on the season while the loss snapped SVCC’s seven-game winning streak and dropped the local team to 11-6.

SVCC Wins Seventh Straight

The Southside Virginia Community College men’s basketball team ran its winning streak to seven games after recording a pair of victories at home over the weekend. SVCC topped the Bryant & Stratton College junior varsity team 92-77 on Saturday and followed that up with a 101-86 win over Stillwater Christian Prep on Sunday afternoon.

SVCC Wins on Buzzer Beater

Marcus Hoosier’s tip-in just before the final buzzer sounded allowed the Southside Virginia Community College men’s basketball team to outlast Mount Zion Academy Prep 106-104 in a road contest on Thursday night.

The victory was the eighth for SVCC in the past nine games and improved the local team to 9-5 on the season.

SVCC got off to a great start in the game jumping out to a 12-3 lead on Tevin Holloway’s second trey of the night at the 16:32 mark.

Book Donation Recognized

On December 12, 2014, Southside Virginia Community College dedicated a plaque in the John H. Daniel Campus Library recognizing the late Gerald “Jerry” York Sparkman.    His family donated his collection of War Books to the college to be displayed and used for years to come.  Jerry worked as Director of Buildings and Grounds at the college for ten years along with his wife, Betty, who worked at SVCC for 13 years. 

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