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Wounded Warrior heroes coming to Barnesfield

Wounded Warrior heroes coming to Barnesfield

Their motto “Life without a limb is limitless” is a lasting legacy of military veterans turned softb...

Foxes Indoor T&F  thrives in post season

Foxes Indoor T&F thrives in post season

Members of the Little River Running Club (LRRC) finished strong at the U.S. Track & Field (USATF...

Dylan Farinet lives out his hoop dreams with UMW

Dylan Farinet lives out his hoop dreams with UMW

Perseverance pays off for a Colonial Beach High School sports legend. Three years ago, when Colonial...

Hutt captures 55-meter dash state championship

Hutt captures 55-meter dash state championship

King George High School senior Davion Hutt saved his best for last. During the 55-meter dash, at the...

Foxes fight to the bitter end

Foxes fight to the bitter end

In the past two seasons, the Foxes girls’ basketball team (3-7, 7-15) has made tremendous strides to...

W&L Eagles deliver Conference 43 Championship

W&L Eagles deliver Conference 43 Championship

For the time being, the season-long five game saga of the battle of Westmoreland and the 1A East Con...

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Xplosion fall 2009 season

There is no doubt fall has arrived.  Xplosion’s evening practices are being completed in very cool temperatures.  As the sun drops behind the trees, many of the King George players slip sweatpants over their shorts.  The cool air doesn’t slow the process of tournament preparation.  This is the kind of weather the team will face over the next seven weeks of competition.

Xplosion has completed a successful spring and summer schedule with tournament wins in both seasons.  The girls’ goal is to reach that point in the fall as well.  Rather than seeing an easing of their practice regimen, the coaches are pressing them harder then ever before.  If a mistake is made, the routine is reworked.  If a player fails to react correctly to a situation, the coach identifies the correct action and repeats the scenario.  With each replay a correct execution is reinforced.  This type of practice enables each player to strengthen any weakness while building on their strong points.
Over the coming weeks, King George Xplosion will face more experienced teams in its new 16U division.  The girls will travel, often for many hours, to compete, learn and to develop.  They will win games and lose games but they will always look to improve.  
All the players hope to be part of the varsity or junior varsity teams for King George.  

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