- Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 January 2011 18:11
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From the moment of the opening whistle, the game between the Drifter boys’ varsity basketball team and visiting Rappahannock Raiders resembled a track meet. For four quarters, the Raiders never showed any signs of they would relinquish the lead or any part of the word “momentum.”
“We attack teams when have the opportunity; however, sometimes we’re a little fast and have to watch how we control the ball,” Raider boys’ varsity head coach Brody Jackson said.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 December 2010 19:13
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The Drifters varsity girls’ basketball team opened their season with an impressive 41-24 victory over the Charles City Panthers.
At first glance, the Panthers are noticeably lacking in depth with only six players on the team; however, what the Panthers lacked in team size, they more than made up for it in determination. For four straight quarters the Panther were relentless, as they attempted to overwhelm the host Drifters with quickness and hustling skills.
- Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 November 2010 21:45
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Division one, Region A Football playoffs
Gridiron revitalization in the land of Black & Gold has arrived. While the Drifters’ season ended in a 45-12 loss to Franklin, the unique honor of making the Region A playoffs after a one-year hiatus is a sign that the program has redefined itself as a viable competitor in the Northern Neck District. Not only did the Black & Gold put together a six-game winning streak, but also they narrowly lost an opportunity to win the district outright before going into the playoffs.
In the past the Drifters matched up well against the Broncos, but costly mistakes could mean the difference of winning or losing.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 November 2010 16:10
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After a six-game winning streak, the Drifters varsity football team fell from grace, as the Lancaster Red Devils rallied to defeat them in the final quarter 29-28.
The Red Devils (4-1, 8-1) were leading the Northern Neck Division until Essex beat them two weeks ago, and the Drifters (3-1, 6-3) assumed the top spot in the Northern Neck. For the playoffs, because King William defeated West Point 28-14, the Drifters are secured a post-season bid.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 November 2010 15:21
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At the start of the season, many thought the Drifters were in a rebuilding phase. When you consider the litany of stars who have graduated in the past four years, and the compelling nature of their ability to remain a competitive entity in the Northern Neck, rival coaches and players continue to be mystified. As new Drifter stars taking their names into the spotlight, the single wing offense has shifted back to the familiar big-play offensive style that it was known for.