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Drifters hope to improve on disappointing last year

Drifters hope to improve on disappointing last year

In the space of a week, Drifters’ varsity volleyball head coach Chase Davidson will see what he has ...

Johnson prepared for his time in spotlight

Johnson prepared for his time in spotlight

After playing in the shadows of other Fox gridiron stars Antonio “Kentucky” Johnson finally will hav...

W&L will count on defensive veterans

W&L will count on defensive veterans

Linemen, quickness are keys for Eagles’ squad

Washington & Lee’s new varsity football coach, To...

Outmanned Drifters have playoffs in sight

Outmanned Drifters have playoffs in sight

Most of team will be forced to play offense, defense

With their backs against the wall the Drifters...

KG football reloads, eyes another big year

KG football reloads, eyes another big year

King George High School has returned for another season of action-packed varsity football.

With the ...

The rise of Shiloh Park: a recreational sports Mecca

The rise of Shiloh Park: a recreational sports Mecca

It takes a different kind of athlete to get up 5 a.m. to prepare to run 50k (31 miles) through the r...

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Foxes defeat Chancellor in a bizarre finish

 

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With 5:41 left to play in the game, everyone in the Chancellor gymnasium thought the Chargers were winning with a 46-40 lead; however, after going into a slow-down offense the referees concluded the Chancellor scorekeeper had made an error. With less than a minute to play, to the dismay of the Charger coaching staff, the Foxes were actually leading the Chargers, 51-47. The Foxes held on to defeat the Chargers, 54-47.

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KG Foxes girls dominate Caroline Polar Bear meet

First impressions are lasting, and the Foxes girls could be stronger than ever. After cruising to a commanding sweep over North Stafford, New Kent and Caroline during the Caroline Polar Bear track meet last Wednesday, it’s apparently certain that the Foxes girls’ winter indoor track and field teams are back for another successful season.
Foxes winter track and field head coach Rudy Pekarek is confident that his girls’ contingent of potential Regional stars have a strong chance of repeating or possibly improving up last year’s second place performance.
“If they maintain, stay focused, and put a strong work ethic in they should challenge for the Regional championship,” Pekarek said.

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King George Foxes look ahead to the future

Although the Foxes (2-5, 4-6) ended their season losing to Caroline (2-5, 2-8) 15-12, on Friday, in the larger picture, all is not lost. The Foxes were leading until the fourth quarter, when the Cavaliers offense broke the game wide open with an 85-yard touchdown run. Although the Cavaliers initially opened the scoring by returning a fumble for 38 yards in the first quarter, the Foxes received offense support from the backfield. In the second quarter, D.J. Lewis scored from 4 yards out to cut the Cavalier lead to 7-6. Tevin Jones also scored on a 1-yard run and a 59-yard touchdown completion to Steven Cocke. The Foxes also had to overcome two dropped touchdowns and four fumbles.

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James Monroe JV rolls over King George Foxes

The defending Battlefield District junior varsity football champions James Monroe High School continued their district dominance last Wednesday with their 36-6 victory over King George. The Yellow Jacket victory eliminated the Foxes from post-season play, as they continued their undefeated 9-0-record. Currently, the only other undefeated team in the district is Courtland. The Foxes lost in the junior varsity championship to the Yellow Jackets last season.

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King George Foxes are still alive in playoff hunt

After narrowly defeating the Knights 34-28, the Foxes are still in the playoff hunt. For their part, the Knights did not play like a winless 0-8 overall team. In fact, they bravely fought back and rallied in the second half to take a temporary lead, only to have the Foxes foil their wishful upset with solid defensive effort in the final minute of the game.
With only two games remaining in the season, the million-dollar question that most Fox fans are asking is there any possibility of a playoff showing for King George? The answer might surprise you, especially when you consider that the Foxes are in sixth place after ending a three-game victory drought. At 2-3, 4-4, the Foxes have a remote chance of participating in the Regional playoffs provided certain events take place. Under the umbrella of being in Division IV, the Foxes must win the remainder of their regular season games (James Monroe, Caroline).

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