Tonight, Northampton High School will hold its First Annual Spring Athletic Jubilee.
The event will begin at 4:30 pm with the start of the Northampton Invitational Soccer Tournament featuring the Northumberland Girls Varsity and JV teams and the Rappahannock Boys Varsity and JV teams, versus the home standing Yellow Jackets. Varsity games will be held in the stadium, Hamilton Field, beginning with the Northampton girls versus Northumberland at 4:30 pm, followed by the Northampton boys versus Rappahannock at 6:00 pm.
Simultaneously, the JV teams will compete on the Auxiliary (practice) field, Northampton boys will play Rappahannock, first, at 4:30 pm and the girls JV game will follow at 6:00 pm, when Northampton will host Northumberland.
Simultaneously, the Varsity Baseball and Softball teams will host Stephen Decatur on the Baseball and Softball fields respectively. The Girls Tennis team will round out the day as they will travel to Franklin for a 4:30 pm contest and the Track teams will participate in the Bo Williams Boys and Girls Track Classic.
The cost is $5.00 for the home games. A ticket holder may watch all six games for one ticket.
Fans of the Jackets are encouraged to attend this special program.
“Everyone involved is really excited to participate in what is projected to be an annual event,” an Athletic Department spokesman noted.