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King George Post 89 softball team remains undefeated at 8-0

King George Post 89 softball team remains undefeated at 8-0

King George Post 89 is the only team in American Legion 12 Baseball with an undefeated record of 8-0...

Dirty Lion Mud Run a hit in King George

Dirty Lion Mud Run a hit in King George

Most people would rather spend their summer Saturday mornings fishing or laying out on the beach. Ho...

KG Post 89 undefeated at 6-0

KG Post 89 undefeated at 6-0

After winning its first six games with convincing victories, it’s safe to say King George Post...

W&L Boys fall to Galax in 1A championship

W&L Boys fall to Galax in 1A championship

After going further in the state playoffs than any Washington and Lee High School soccer team in his...

Third annual Drifter Youth Volleyball Camp

Third annual Drifter Youth Volleyball Camp

The Colonial Beach girls’ volleyball team hosted the 3rd annual Drifter Youth Volleyball Camp ...

Rappahannock softball sweeps Colonial Beach

Rappahannock softball sweeps Colonial Beach

With the exception of giving up one unearned run, one walk, three hits, in five innings, Rappahannoc...

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KG JV baseball program continues to earn opponents respect

 

The King George JV Rappahanock Fall Baseball League team continues to have great success. The team completed their regular season by winning at Caroline by a score of 19-1.

Tyler Truslow delivered a run scoring double in the game’s first inning, which gave King George the lead for good. Truslow (one double, two singles), Dustin Phiilips (three singles), and Dylan Dombrowkas (three doubles) paced the King George hitting attack with three hits each. Tyler Magill (triple) and Marc Antosz (double) also provided extra base hits. The Foxes tallied 16 hits in the contest. Dombrowkas also pitched brilliantly, as he did not surrender a hit through his four innings of work from the mound. He struck out six batters. The team was helped with outstanding defensive play from shortstop Alex Jeter and right fielder Sidney Horton. The win allowed King George to finish the regular season with the league’s best record at 13 wins and one loss. They captured the No. 1 seed for the playoffs, which included a first round bye.

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Fox JV field hockey goalie has found her niche

King George High School freshman junior varsity goalie Alise Crockett is a symbol of what a true athlete should be.
In the midst of overcoming a debilitating birth defect known as Madelung’s deformity, Crockett has continued her pursuit of happiness by excelling in the sport of field hockey. Last season was the first time she attempted to play organized sports.
Although she is prevented from playing field positions due to her arm limitations, she fits naturally in the position of goalie.
“My coaches suggested trying out for the position of goalie, and I never thought of trying out for that position at all,” Crockett said. “After I tried it, I was told that I was a natural due to my instincts in stopping the ball.”
Fox field hockey varsity head coach D. Blair believes Crockett is taking the right approach to one day becoming a starting goalie for the varsity.

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George Estes to head KGMS Foxes

Pacing the sidelines this season as head coach for the King George Middle School Foxes will be a new, yet familiar face.  
George Estes, longtime King George resident, local home-builder, and an active member in the community for many years, has taken the reigns of the middle school program following the departure of Alex Fisher earlier his year.

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2009 King George High School golf preview

 

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On paper, the Foxes appear to be loaded with talent, but now that the season has already begun, only the best teams will rise to the top.

Losing one senior, Lonnie Southall, to graduation and inheriting a senior heavy team, fortified with two-time, Battlefield District champion and number one seed Hannah Pierce, King George could be the team to beat this season. Provided they play up to their skill level and taking into consideration that the rest of the Battlefield has lost between two to three starting players, the Foxes could arguably control their destiny.

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A new era begins

KG native Jeff Smith named Fox varsity head football coach

King George County native Jeff Smith has been hired as the new King George High School Head Football Coach for the upcoming season, following the resignation of former Coach John Bryant after his one year stint with the Foxes.  On June 10, the King George County School Board approved the hiring of Smith, who will be the seventh head coach for the KGHS football program since Roger Pierce headed up the Foxes in 1995.
 
A 1989 KGHS graduate, Smith has been the Truancy Coordinator for King George County Schools for four years, following his nine year service as a Juvenile Probation Officer for King George County 15 District Court Unit.

Coach Smith brings with him an impressive resume loaded with coaching experience.  For thirteen consecutive years he has served as an assistant football coach at KGHS, working with special teams, quarterbacks, wide receivers, defensive and tight ends.  Smith recently resigned as the Foxes varsity basketball head coach after three years, to take the helm of the football program.  He also has served as head baseball coach in the early 90’s.

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