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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...

Eagles new head coach pleased with team’s progress

Eagles new head coach pleased with team’s progress

Todd Jones, the legendary new coach of the Washington & Lee Eagles, has just been on the job for...

Famed Virginia Major League Baseball catcher Foiles signs books at Colonial Beach

Famed Virginia Major League Baseball catcher Foiles signs books at Colonial Beach

Hank Foiles, a Virginia native who was a major league baseball all-star catcher for legendary pitche...

Washington & Lee football begins with new optimism

Washington & Lee football begins with new optimism

The Washington Redskins are not the only Virginia football team beginning training with a new coach ...

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Foxes wrestling team prevails over Trojans and Indians

The Foxes (4-5) hosted a four-team wrestling meet last Wednesday featuring Courtland, Northumberland and Essex. While the Foxes lost to Courtland 52-28, they finished the meet on a high note by defeating Essex (54-30) and Northumberland (52-30).
The meet featured a number of Fox highlights. While head coach John Spiak celebrated a milestone of 75 wins as a coach in the Virginia High School Coaching Association (VHSCA), Jason Ames (12-3, 103 lbs.); Vinny Eells (12-3, 125 lbs.), and Connor Webber (12-6, 135 lbs.) were the top Fox wrestlers of the meet. Spiak has a total of 77 wins, and his next VHSCA milestone will be 130 victories.

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Foxes swim teams overpower Cyclones and Cougars

Double winners for King George were Tyler Grigg in the boys’ 200-meter and 400-meter events, and Rachael Webb in the girls’ 50-meter freestyle and 100-meter butterfly. As for the Cougars, Claire Hybl finished first in the girls’ 400-meter freestyle and 200-meter freestyle.
On Friday, the host Foxes boys’ and girls’ swim teams defeated Courtland and Eastern View. While Eastern View failed to record any first place finishes, the Cougars challenged the Foxes with 10 first finishes out of 22 events.
The Foxes will host Chancellor and Spotsylvania on Friday, Jan. 22 at the King George YMCA. Start time is 7 p.m.

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KG Lady Foxes defeat McDonough Rams in a nail biter

Results from the Lackey vs. King George championship game, and Chancellor vs. McDonough consolation game were not available due to press deadlines. In a low-scoring contest, Lackey defeated Chancellor 36-34 in the first game of the girls’ portion of the tournament.
The equally matched up game turned out to be a slugfest of scoring and defense from beginning to end.
In the first quarter, the Foxes struck first with a layup from Timeah Brooks. After a series of offensive miscues from both teams, Quandria Dyson scored a layup and dropped in two foul shots to give the Rams a 4-2 lead. Within 1 minute and 34 seconds, the Rams rediscovered their offense and posted a 8-3 run — courtesy of two short range jumpers by Ram center Tyler Smith.

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King George boys’ varsity basketball 2009-10 preview

 

There is a spark in Fox basketball that will soon turn into a flame. Last season fans got a glimpse of the future of King George varsity boys’ basketball. Now that former head coach Jeff Smith has laid a foundation, new coach Tony Clark has arrived to cement a proud and honored tradition of competitive basketball.
Thus far, Clark’s team has taken on four of the toughest teams in the area —Lancaster, Hylton, Washington & Lee and the defending Virginia AA Division IV state champions, Courtland. With a dominating victory over Lancaster during a scrimmage to start the season off, and a wire-to-wire win (95-85) over cross-town archrival Washington & Lee, the Foxes are well on their way to success. The losses to Hylton (74-49) and Courtland (61-57) will only strengthen their ambitions as the season unfolds. In addition, both Lancaster and Hylton competed in the state championship last season, and have returned the core of their team.

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KG Foxes sweep Knights and Blue Devils

 

The Foxes are back in championship form. On Friday, the Foxes swim teams celebrated their home opener with a triad victory over the Culpeper Blue Devils and the Spotsylvania Knights. Leann Miller punctuated the victory with two wins that included two state qualifying times in the girls 200-meter IM (2:37.24) and the girls 100-meter butterfly (1:11.29).

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