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Third annual Drifter Youth Volleyball Camp

Third annual Drifter Youth Volleyball Camp

The Colonial Beach girls’ volleyball team hosted the 3rd annual Drifter Youth Volleyball Camp ...

Rappahannock softball sweeps Colonial Beach

Rappahannock softball sweeps Colonial Beach

With the exception of giving up one unearned run, one walk, three hits, in five innings, Rappahannoc...

Foxes clinch second place with win over Chancellor Chargers

Foxes clinch second place with win over Chancellor Chargers

On May 15 at King George High School, Fox freshman Juliet Truslow may have pitched the best game of ...

Washington & Lee route Drifters in shortened matchup

Washington & Lee route Drifters in shortened matchup

The Washington & Lee Eagles’ baseball team has come a long way during the 2015 spring sports sea...

Rappahannock Raiders topple Drifters

Rappahannock Raiders topple Drifters

The recent history of the Colonial Beach Drifters’ softball team has been nothing short of a seeming...

W&L varsity girls down Northumberland in Friday night soccer

W&L varsity girls down Northumberland in Friday night soccer

Washington & Lee High School’s Lady Eagles varsity soccer team fell behind early but came back t...

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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.

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The College of Southern Maryland Northern Neck area connection

Basketball fever is hotter than ever before at the College of Southern
Sports Editor Maryland. Since 2008, the connection between the Northern Neck metropolitan area and the CSM’s lady basketball team is growing stronger.  With an influx of talent arising from their newest coaches and King George residents, head coach Phil Hempfield and assistant coach Robin Cobb, to Washington & Lee grad and multi-athlete Ashley Farmer, the Northern Neck link to athletics has found a new home.

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Washington & Lee vs Colonial Beach

First the chicken, then the goose egg

A game hen from Food Lion, decapitated and hanging in apparent effigy at Washington and Lee: $6.99.  Canceling practice because of a nor’easter from Wednesday until Monday’s game and failing to adequately prepare for Colonial Beach’s unique single wing offense: $3.49 for Rolaids for Coach Malcolm Lewis’ heartburn.  The Eagles beating the Drifters 41-0 despite it all in the regular season finale: priceless.

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King George athlete mixes boxing with basketball


Her quest for competition has now extended beyond the basketball court and into the world of boxing. King George High School junior Timeah Brooks is not your ordinary, run of the mill athlete. After six months of training at Muhammad’s Boxing and Martial Arts Center in King George, Brooks will soon be able to showcase her boxing abilities in the boxing ring.
Always in her corner, whether it’s a high profile basketball district match-up or accompanying her to the gym, Brooks can always rely on her mother, Sharon, for moral support.

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Drifters remain alive in the playoff hunt


Don't count the Drifters out. After a nightmarish 43-6 lost against Northern Neck league-leading Essex (4-0, 8-0) last week, the Drifters (4-4, 2-1) bounced back by defeating Northumberland, 26-6.

The Drifter offense ground out 319 offensive yards against the Indians’ 215 yards. Seven different Drifter runners touched the ball for 253 yards. Leading all rushers was Travis Cundiff who rushed for 128 yards on 15 carries, featuring one touchdown. On the season, Cundiff has carried the ball 100 times for 856 yards, including nine touchdowns.

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