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They accomplished the unthinkable! On March 3, 2009 at 3:45 p.m., time stopped in the township of Colonial Beach. Five years ago, the Colonial Beach High School varsity boys’ basketball team made school history by winning its first ever VHSL Division I, Group A Boys’ Basketball State Championship. They accomplished this mammoth feat by defeating the Eastern Montgomery Mustangs, 77-75, on the campus of Virginia Commonwealth University, at the Siegel Center, in Richmond.
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Steve Swope is making the best of his retirement years. He dedicated his entire professional life to the town and citizens of Colonial Beach; however, after 34 years the Fredericksburg area sports icon has found a career niche with the Philadelphia Phillies MLB organization.
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On Saturday, at Lancaster High School, the earth rattled as a gymnasium filled with Colonial Beach fans cheered in celebration for the Drifters varsity girls’ basketball team (18-1) 58-52 win over the Northumberland Indians.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 February 2014 00:05
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It’s been a season of up and downs for the Colonial Beach High School varsity Drifters, but in the end, they prevailed. On Saturday, the 1A Conference 43 regular season champions defeated Rappahannock, 58-39. Raider guard, Jamal Fisher did everything he could to put a cork in the Drifter scoring attack, led by Monte Gould (19 points, 8 rebounds), but the sustained effort by Colonial Beach eventually resulted in defeat for the visiting Raiders.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 January 2014 00:45
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It was a golden moment. On Friday night, in the town of Colonial Beach, Drifter fans waited anxiously for another magical moment in varsity basketball history. After three attempts from the field, and two foul shots made earlier in the second quarter, Monte Gould connected on his third free throw in a row to become the 14th Drifter ever to enter the 1,000 boys varsity basketball club.