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Andrew Knizner: a model for collegiate baseball perfection

Andrew Knizner: a model for collegiate baseball perfection

He may be the best freshman collegiate third baseman in the country. Andrew Knizner’s journey to a p...

Dirty Lion 5K Mud Run slides into another year

Dirty Lion 5K Mud Run slides into another year

 

On Saturday, Eagles Nest was transformed from a residential community into a swarming pool o...

Black Dog Paddle returns to Dahlgren Marine Center

Black Dog Paddle returns to Dahlgren Marine Center

On Saturday, the Black Dog Paddle Company, under the supervision of Maria Shultz returned to Dahlgre...

Mark Donovan has everything on-track at CB Dragstrip

Mark Donovan has everything on-track at CB Dragstrip

In the 50s and 60s, when gambling was still flourishing in Colonial Beach, there was steady traffic ...

4th Annual Visualize & Rize Celebrity Golf Tournament

4th Annual Visualize & Rize Celebrity Golf Tournament

On Friday, the 4th annual Visualize & Rize Celebrity Golf Tournament brought 220 golfers to Came...

Drifters Basketball Championship reunion

Drifters Basketball Championship reunion

They accomplished the unthinkable! On March 3, 2009 at 3:45 p.m., time stopped in the township of Co...

T-Shirt printing 20130925

Banner printing Comm Dental

Post 89 King George dismantles Post 55 Courtland

On Thursday night, after a roller coaster season, Post 89 King George (8-14) rallied to defeat visiting Post 55 Courtland 55, 16-8. After narrowly losing to Courtland twice during the earlier part of the season, King George dominated their division foes for the final three innings. King George rallied with 11 runs in the seventh inning to take a 15-8 lead.

Standout Post 89 King George slugger Dylan Dombrowksas was a one-man scoring machine. He set the tone with a 5-5 night at plate that included three doubles and two hits that resulted in three RBIs. He was in a scoring zone as he capped his personal best performance off with a score.

Nearly equaling their teammates’ banner night, the following Post 89 players contributed some noteworthy performances of their own: Lex Estes (4-5), solo homerun, three hits, three RBIs; Tyler Trustlow (3-5), double, two hits, two RBIs; David Campbell (2-5), one triple, one hit, three RBIs; Bubby Miles (3-5), one double, two hits, two RBIs; Theo Klopsis (2-5), double, one hit, one RBI; Jordi Estes (1-6) double, one RBI.

As for Courtland, Clay Keranen was their leading hitter with a 2-5 performance, that featured a run scoring double, and a single. Jesse Belcastro, and Travis Weaver finished also finished the game with

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Eels start summer with a blast

Now that the summer Rappahannock Swim League summer season is officially underway, it’s every team for itself. Last Wednesday during the seasonal exhibition meets, the Eden Estate Eels overpowered Spotsylvania YMCA with dominating performance. Out of 66 events, the Eels produced 35 individual wins and 10 relay victories.

As for the visiting Spotsylvania team, it managed 16 individual victories and five relay wins.

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Visualize and Rize football camp attracts hundreds of area youths

The second annual Jermon Bushrod Visualize and Rize Youth Football Camp was phenomenal success/ Nearly 300 kids, ages 6-14, came from as far as Kentucky and Louisiana to participate in the camp, doubling last year’s attendance. The camp provided youth an opportunity to build character and self-esteem while learning the basic fundamentals of the game from coaches, high school players, college standouts and professional football players.

Elated with the family and community support he received, Bushrod said, “The support of my family has been great, especially my parents (Jerry and Brenda). They’ve been up all hours of the night, making sure all the tedious things were done. Even when I’m not around, they are doing everything they can to make sure

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CB Strongman competition is a rousing success

On Saturday, on the grounds of Monroe Park, in Colonial Beach, the Drifter athletic program hosted the second annual Strongman Competition. The competition featured athletes from Colonial Beach and Washington & Lee High School. Each athlete tested their strength gained during the off-season. From agility to sheer physical strength, athletes were pushed to the limit.

Eagle Greg Bankhead (lightweight) was the overall individual winner for each weight class. Drifter, Josh Sanford (middleweight) and Eagle Raymond

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Learn to Lap Swim program pays it forward

The Learn to Lap Swim Program currently in place at the King George YMCA is the perfect way to blend exercise, fun and the spirit of community volunteerism. While the program has been an ongoing effort spearheaded by King George sports enthusiast and swim coach legend Ken Novell, the primary difference between the earlier programs and the current program is that the latest initiative is to encourage beginner/novice swimmers to participate.

“What’s important to me is to get as many people in the pool for exercise,” Novell said. “Swimming should be a

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