- Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 November 2011 17:46
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Ready or not the winter sports season is here. After two scrimmages with Great Mills and Middlesex, the Drifters girls varsity basketball team is ready to take on the best in area basketball. In fact, on Wednesday, Nov. 30, the Drifters will host King & Queen at the Drifterdome for their regular season opener.
While the Drifters have lost three key members of the starting lineup to graduation - 1,000 point club and All-Regional player Melissa Turner, and the scrappy combo of Danielle Galloway and Destiny Smith - they gain a core group of athletes who have the capability of running the floor for four straight quarters without taking a breather. “I like the overall team speed,” Drifter varsity girls head coach Keith
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 November 2011 19:13
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On Saturday afternoon, in Montross, the Washington & Lee Eagles (7-1, 10-1) continued their journey into post-season play by dispensing of the visiting Randolph-Henry Statesmen (3-4, 4-7) 34-13. Washington & Lee (#2 seed) will host Manassas Park (5-2, 6-3) this Friday, at 7 p.m.
The first quarter was a scoreless defensive stalemate. On the Eagles opening drive, Statesmen defensive back Khari Jenkins intercepted a pass thrown by Josh Fones. With field position, in the middle of the field, the
- Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 September 2011 21:36
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The generosity of area businesses such as Dr. Cottrell, NSWC Credit Union, Boy Scout Troop 191, Sisson Excavation and a host of others, the Tri 4 Wesley Triathlon became a huge success. With 78 participants, and a litany of community volunteers helping to monitor the field of aspiring triathletes, the event is currently in the stages of being planned for next year. Kids from ages 3-16 enjoyed the thrill of competition, while raising awareness to lead healthy and productive lives.
(photo by Leonard Banks)
- Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 September 2011 23:11
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The Rappahannock Fall Baseball League season kicked off on Saturday, Aug. 30. The King George varsity and junior varsity teams were both crowned RFBL Champions last year, and they are looking to defend their titles. The King George varsity team hosted Northumberland on Saturday, and walked away with a split in the double-header. Northumberland won the first game, 7-4, but King George rallied and won the second game 6-1.
King George took the lead in the 1st inning of game 1, as lead off batter Matthew Hunt made his way to second base on several defensive errors. King George’s next batter Tyler Truslow singled into center field, scoring Hunt, and getting himself to third base on a throwing error. Zak Kegley followed with a ground out to the shortstop which allowed Truslow to score.
- Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 September 2011 23:04
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The sport of baseball is more than just a game to Jeff Truslow - it is his life’s passion. Jeff Truslow, King George Rappahannock Fall Baseball League (RFBL) varsity head coach, may have his finger on something unique. Given that King George High School has produced two back-to-back winning seasons from the very same players that he has coached for the past three RFBL seasons, the impact of playing year-round baseball has the potential of yielding a potential run at a Battlefield District Championship.
After all, King George RFBL teams have produced three championships in the past two seasons. Last year Truslow’s varsity