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Andrew Knizner: a model for collegiate baseball perfection

Andrew Knizner: a model for collegiate baseball perfection

He may be the best freshman collegiate third baseman in the country. Andrew Knizner’s journey to a p...

Dirty Lion 5K Mud Run slides into another year

Dirty Lion 5K Mud Run slides into another year

 

On Saturday, Eagles Nest was transformed from a residential community into a swarming pool o...

Black Dog Paddle returns to Dahlgren Marine Center

Black Dog Paddle returns to Dahlgren Marine Center

On Saturday, the Black Dog Paddle Company, under the supervision of Maria Shultz returned to Dahlgre...

Mark Donovan has everything on-track at CB Dragstrip

Mark Donovan has everything on-track at CB Dragstrip

In the 50s and 60s, when gambling was still flourishing in Colonial Beach, there was steady traffic ...

4th Annual Visualize & Rize Celebrity Golf Tournament

4th Annual Visualize & Rize Celebrity Golf Tournament

On Friday, the 4th annual Visualize & Rize Celebrity Golf Tournament brought 220 golfers to Came...

Drifters Basketball Championship reunion

Drifters Basketball Championship reunion

They accomplished the unthinkable! On March 3, 2009 at 3:45 p.m., time stopped in the township of Co...

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Setting a new course for Colonial Beach athletics

As the Drifters’ new athletic director, Mike Patierno has a new vision for sports at Colonial Beach. Patierno’s era in Drifter sports began on Monday, June 1. He replaced longtime Drifter sports icon, Steve Swope.

While the task of setting the tone for a new wave in sports achievement is daunting, the former U.S. Army military police officer is adamant about continuing the age-old tradition of excellence, both on and off the

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A strong and healthy fitness Drifter generation

He taught them well! For over 34 years Steve Swope has extolled the benefits of staying fit to elementary, middle school and high school kids. “Along with healthy eating habits, physical fitness should be heavily emphasized,” Swope said. “It keeps people alive

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CB Drifters softball takes a giant step forward

On June 4, East Rockingham defeated the Drifters 22-1, ending their season in the VHSL Group A Division I softball quarterfinals. East Rockingham eventually lost to Honaker in the semi-finals, 2-1, and Honaker went on to defeat Madison County, 3-1 to win the championship.

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Drifters softball team secure VHSL state playoff berth

Last Tuesday, the Drifters softball teams took a giant step forward, as they defeated Middlesex 9-0, which gave the team its first VHSL State Championship playoff berth in the school’s history.

The Drifters offense was hot at the plate, as catcher, Emily Parks was 2 for 3, including 3 RBIs, and a triple. M.

Read more: Drifters softball team secure VHSL state playoff berth

Colonial Beach defeats Northumberland Indians

Although the Drifters dropped a tough 3-0 loss to Lancaster, they picked up a valuable district win at Northumberland (7-3). The Black & Gold closed out the week with a non-district 6-4 win at West Point, which improved their Region A postseason seeding. The Drifters’ pitchers did not disappoint, as they served as the backbone of the defense throughout the three-game week. “Our pitching staff came up big all week, and that’s

Read more: Colonial Beach defeats Northumberland Indians

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