- Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 March 2012 15:08
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They Foxes are back! The Foxes boys’ varsity team has the proven potential to shake up the Battlefield District this season. They have all the essential ingredients to form a winning season. From a tough group of underclassmen with junior varsity championship experience (two years) to an innate hunger to surpass last season’s 6-7-2 (overall), 5-7-2 (Battlefield District), the Foxes are confident that they can break into the perennial upper echelon district group (Courtland, Chancellor, Culpeper, James Monroe).
The Foxes are on the tip of iceberg of becoming a perennial postseason team, as they barely missed the playoffs by one game last year. In short, the Foxes have the right stuff on paper, now it’s time for them to prove to the rest of the district that are for real. “This season we are hoping to build upon the improvements we showed over a course of last season, and really over the past few seasons,” head coach
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 February 2012 16:31
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Prior to the Regional semi-final 55-41 lost against Grafton, which ended their season, the King George Foxes was nothing short of thrilling as they finished off the Warhill Lions in a challenging 74-69 win last Tuesday night in the Region I, Division 4, boys basketball Quarterfinals. Both teams working to stay alive in post-season play made for an exciting home finale.
The Foxes (7-7 Battlefield District, 13-15 overall) pulled off the win using patience on offense and sound defensive strategies; KGHS was ranked third in Team Defense of the AA area schools. Three Foxes scored in double digits: recently named to the First-team
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 February 2012 19:47
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He embodies the mantra, “courage under fire.” Foxes senior, forward/shooting guard, L.J. Baylor’s quest for post-season play has led him to the first round of the Region I, Division 4 playoffs, where the Foxes will host Smithfield. Due to press deadlines, results of the game were not available.
Baylor came into his own during the 2011 VHSL Group AA, Division 4 state
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 February 2012 16:21
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After defeating Spotsylvania (68-33), and Caroline (58-44), the Foxes boys’ varsity basketball team has secured fourth place in the Battlefield District. With the district championship quickly approaching, the Foxes offense has regained its familiar swagger, by utilizing every aspect of its ability to score in key situations. King George defeated both the Knights and Cavaliers earlier, in the month of January.
Prior to the game, fans said a final goodbye to senior Foxes, Damion Carroll, L.J. Baylor, Trey Graham, and John Brown. Their contributions to the Foxes basketball program have proven
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 November 2011 18:52
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Last Wednesday, it was a Fox celebration at Loriella Park, in Fredericksburg. After posting a fourth place finish at the Region I Cross Country Championship, junior Haley Armentrout will lead the Foxes girls’ cross-country team to the State Cross Country AA Championship, at Great Meadow State Course, in The Plains, on Nov. 12. Her goal is to make the elite top 20, and all-state honors.
While Lafayette senior Heidi Peterson took home the individual women’s honors with a time of 20:11.8, Battlefield District Champion Armentrout posted a time of 20:28. Out of 21 Region I high schools, the Lady Foxes placed third. Grafton, and Jamestown placed first and second respectively, while the following schools