- Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 January 2011 22:29
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It was an epic varsity Battlefield District boys’ basketball battle that will be talked about for ages. Long before the Foxes celebrated their 75-69 victory over James Monroe, there was war within a war that ensued for four quarters and two overtime periods. In the end, the quicker, more athletic Foxes’ will to win overcame their district visitors from Fredericksburg. DJ Lewis led all scoring with 27 points.
The Foxes are currently tied for second place with Courtland with a record of 5-4, 10-3-1, and it seems that the Joshua Luzier era in boys’ basketball has the potential to yield the next dominant Fox basketball team. Cautiously optimistic, Luzier spoke highly of his team after game.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 January 2011 16:28
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After a strong performance against two highly rated Southern Maryland basketball teams (McDonough, La Plata) and winning the third annual King George Boys’ Winter Basketball Classic, the Foxes rested well over the New Year’s holiday.
“The turn around we’ve had lately has been a pleasure to see,” said Josh Luzier, King George High School boys’ varsity basketball head coach. “The first three games we’ve played, we played great the first three quarters, but crumbled in the fourth. The last two games we’ve played we doubled up our points that we normally score in the fourth quarter — we’re becoming that team that finally has that killer instinct that can close. If we can close with a lead then we will that much better, because right now we’re holding our own to get back. The determination that our kids have now is leaps and bound over what it was.”
The marquee between the Foxes (4-3) and La Plata Warriors (7-2) went down to the final seconds of the game, with fans on both sides of the King George gymnasium screaming their hearts out. The two-day tournament gave fans a glimpse into the basketball leagues associated with Southern Maryland, and reunion of sorts as former Fox coach Eric Davis returned to his high school alma mater as the head coach of the Riverbend Bears (1-8).
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 December 2010 16:58
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Among the bastion of athletic talent that continues to thrive at King George High School are junior David and sophomore Matthew Hunt. The Hunt brother connection is an integral part of the success attributed to the Fox swim dynasty, baseball varsity and junior varsity success, and most recently the cross country program. Solid in all facets of sports, the Hunt brothers are without a doubt the role models that every athlete aspires to become. From their academic straight-A success in the classroom to their spirited volunteerism in their church, they are overachievers who continue to impact their community.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 December 2010 16:40
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Battlefield District girls’ varsity basketball
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.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 December 2010 19:15
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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.