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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...

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...

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Washington & Lee sports roundup

Track and field
The Washington & Lee Eagles boys track and field team had gone nearly a month without racing until last week.  Some of the athletes had forgotten what meets were even like until they finally had a race.  Due to weather and a built in bye this month-long hiatus was taking its toll on the coaches and especially the athletes.  The Eagles had two meets scheduled the last two weeks to travel to Northumberland, but both meets were canceled and there was no plan to make them up.  Thankfully, West Point High School welcomed

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Eagles Track & Field Soaring

    The Washington & Lee boys track team is off to its best start in years.  Two weeks ago the Eagles placed third at the King William Invitational, their highest placing ever at the Bob Murray Invitational. 

Then last Wednesday the Eagles traveled back to King William to face the Cavilers and Richmond County

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W&L Soccer faces undefeated teams back to back

The soccer season for Washington & Lee has been a challenging one already.  Many players are being forced to play in unfamiliar territories because of the loss of some teammates for miscellaneous reasons.  The Eagles started off very slow, winning one game while losing six.  Last week, W&L had a rematch against undefeated King William in Montross.  King William previously beat W&L 4-0, scoring all their goals

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Montross Middle School Eagles off to fast start

 

The Montross Middle School Eagles (2-0) are on a roll. On Wednesday, April 6, in Montross, the Eagles offense was in high gear as they defeated the Lancaster Red Devils 12-2.

Cullen Bell picked up the victory, as he allowed only two runs on four hits in three innings of work. Dylan Tyler picked up the save as he shutout Lancaster for the remainder of the game, allowing no hits in two innings of work.

 

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Washington & Lee Eagles high school sports round-up

Varsity Football
The Washington & Lee Eagles made the trip to the Eastern Shore last Friday with one goal in mind: Block. The Eagles have had problems on both sides of the line blocking and penetrating. The Eagles defeated Northampton, 41-0.
The monsoon of rain that hit Virginia last week caused the Eagles to miss two days of critical practice during the week.  However, they faced Northampton on a surprisingly dry field.  The Eagles were lead by Josh Fones, Pip Bankhead and Travis Seager on the offensive side of the ball and Dorian Garnern on the defensive side. Fones, who completed five of six passes for 114 yards and two touchdowns, seemed comfortable in his first start.  
Seager started the onslaught for the Eagles early in the first quarter catching a pass from Fones that should have been stopped at the line of scrimmage, instead the tight end bulldozed two Northampton defenders for an 18 yard score.

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