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When it comes to the hopes, dreams and aspirations of the Foxes cross country team of 67 runners, Cathy Binder has good reason to be optimistic.
“This year our goal is to feature two Battlefield District champions, Haley Armentrout, and Tyler Lumpkin,” the King George High School head coach said.
Given the fact that Lumpkin is a seasoned distance runner, compliments of both cross country and track and field, and Armentrout’s 2010 performance featured a
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King George High School varsity head football coach Jeff Smith is a firm believer that hard work pays off, especially when it comes to the direction that his football team is headed in. When you consider that he will be without the services of Fox graduates Tevin Jones, Kelsey Monroe and DJ Lewis, his quest for winning a Battlefield District championship will be not be an easy task.
Another daunting complication is a field of seven equally tough district opponents who have the same interest in winning the coveted title. However, Smith has more than just few tricks
- Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 July 2011 20:46
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There is a new chapter unfolding in Fox athletic history. His love for the King George High School sports and his beloved community has come full circle. Although the King George School Board selected Jimmy Howard for the position a month ago, the excitement and challenges ahead of continuing the winning tradition that Irving Taylor instilled in program are never far from Howard’s thoughts. Under Taylor’s auspices, the Fox golf program never had a losing season.
Howard’s coaching staff will be composed of King George County administrator Travis Quesenberry, Donald Clift and Will Martin. The entire
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 June 2011 16:40
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She saved her best for last. After qualifying in five events at the VHSL Group AA State Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Harrisonburg, enior King George High School track and field star Amethyst Polk enjoyed arguably the best performance of her athletic career. The senior placed seventh in the triple jump (35’ 11.75), third in the long jump (17’ 7.50), sixth in the 100-meter dash (12.62), and sixth in the 400-meter dash (58.35).
Polk is the most coveted girls track and field athlete in Fox history. She currently holds school records in the 100-meters, 200-meters, 300-meters and 400-meters. As the Foxes girls top point
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 June 2011 01:01
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Although the Foxes junior varsity boys’ soccer team ended their season last Tuesday with a loss to unbeaten Culpeper 3-2, they remain a major player in the future of the varsity soccer program. After trailing 0-2 in the first half, the Foxes rallied back from goals scored by Tony Arvizu, and Jacob Perkins. However, the Blue Devils pulled a rabbit out of their hat in the first two minutes of overtime to celebrate the championship with a 3-2 victory. “At the start I was afraid that Culpeper would come in and stomp us in the mud, because they had the potential to do it,” King George head