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Drifters pummel Washington & Lee

Drifters pummel Washington & Lee

Last Thursday’s 18-4 Conference 43 win against the visiting Washington & Lee Eagles seems to hav...

Michelle Tritt returns to Boston Marathon

Michelle Tritt returns to Boston Marathon

Her quest in life is to benefit humanity through the benefits of running and exercise. On April 20, ...

Paul Jerry’s quest for the Golden Gloves Championship

Paul Jerry’s quest for the Golden Gloves Championship

On April 4, Paul Jerry’s bantamweight (123 pounds) boxing odyssey came to a crossroads.
The King Geo...

Drifters baseball in the midst of rebuilding

Drifters baseball in the midst of rebuilding

Although it’s early in the season, the Colonial Beach varsity baseball team still is in search of it...

Foxes shutdown Liberty Falcons, 7-3

Foxes shutdown Liberty Falcons, 7-3

On March 19, senior King George pitcher Zach Johnson was in near perfect form, as he pitched six inn...

Graham captures state pole vault championship

Graham captures state pole vault championship

Jonathan Graham saved his best indoor pole vault performance for last.
On March 9 at Liberty Univers...

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Drifters beat Foxes on Farinet's 3 pointer at the Buzzer

Dylan Farinet hit a three-pointer as time expired to lift Colonial Beach over King George 66-63. Farinet's heroics capped a 14-1 run to end the game, where the Drifters scored 34 points in the fourth quarter. Down 49-32 going into the fourth quarter, the Beach slowly began to chip away at the Foxes. With the Foxes ahead, 54-44 with 3 minutes to play, the Drifters started their full-court-pressure. Led by Farinet, Travis Cundiff, Randy Ruczynski and Paul Roberson, the home team was able to turn the Foxes over on numerous occasions.
The Drifters got their first lead of the game at 63-62, with just 30 seconds left in the game. D.J. Lewis, who led all scorers with 29 points, was fouled with 8 seconds left. He hit one of two free throws to tie the game.
Farinet then took the inbounds pass, beat a double team down the sideline, went by one more defender, and pulled up for the winning shot. As the shot went through the nets, the crowd went crazy, emptying onto the floor, and swarming the senior guard.
Farinet led the Drifters with 25 points. Cundiff had 18 points. Ruczynski, Roberson, and junior Mike Jackson scored six points apiece.
Colonial Beach improves to 4-6 on the season with the win. The Drifters will host Washington and Lee in a Northern Neck District game Tuesday.

KG Foxes thrive at FUMA invitational track meet

the FUMA Invitational track meet at the Estes Athletic Center, in Fork Union Military Academy, the Foxes finished on a high note, as the six Fox athletes qualified for Regional post season competition. Terry Santos performance in the 55-meter hurdles (8.66, 3rd) landed him a state qualification.

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Muhammad’s Boxing and Martial Arts Center soars

a fitness center for the whole family

Are you ready to take control of your health and well being, and relieve the stress of the daily routine of work?  Muhammad’s Boxing and Martial Arts Center (MBMAC) could be the answer the public has been looking for. Punching your way into shape, and starting a new and enriching lifestyle that will ultimately lead you to mental and physical self-improvement, may be the answer many fitness enthusiasts have been looking for.
Located on the main stretch of the business end of King George at 7979 Kings Highway, the center is easy to find. For the past seven months, men and women of all ages have embraced the idea of staying in shape, while learning the finer aspects of self-defense.
Owner and MBMAC instructor Yusuf Muhammad’s short-range business goal was to educate the public on the science of staying in shape while focusing on self-defense. “It was important to me that I make my facility inviting for everybody.” Muhammad said. “I didn’t want the old gym images of spit buckets and people using foul language. I want my clients to be comfortable here, and I want to keep it clean. I demand that everybody respect one another.”
Noteworthy as an accomplished martial arts expert, Muhammad’s qualifications speak volumes about his dedication. He spent 35 years as a law enforcement officer, which included being police chief in the city of Glen Arden, Md. For 10 years, he served as a defensive tactics officer, where he trained police officers on the basics and advanced officer training levels.

Read more: Muhammad’s Boxing and Martial Arts Center soars

Montrossity II


Washington and Lee’s second annual Montrossity Wrestling Invitational provided an excellent day of wrestling in Montross despite wintry weather and a uniquely disappointing visit from a solid wrestling squad by way of New Jersey.  AAA power Brooke Point won the tournament, following in the footsteps of 2008 Montrossity champions and their Commonwealth District rival Mountain View.  
Defending AAA state champions Colonial Forge sent a “B” team, which placed a close second and home standing W&L took the third spot.   

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KGYAA post season update

This past weekend at Hunter Field, the three multi-team, tackle football divisions of the King George Youth Athletic Association (KGYAA) entered post-season play.
In the Rookie division, the No. 2 Pride defeated the No. 3 Rattlers to advance to the division championship, while the No. 1 Pirates also advanced to the title game by defeating the No. 4 River Hawks.
In the Junior Division, the No. 2 Warriors advanced to the division championship by defeating the No. 3 Bandits, while the No. 4 Mustangs downed the No. 5 Coyotes to meet the No. 1 Spartans in next week’s semi-final contest.

Read more: KGYAA post season update

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