- Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 October 2009 18:08
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There is no doubt fall has arrived. Xplosion’s evening practices are being completed in very cool temperatures. As the sun drops behind the trees, many of the King George players slip sweatpants over their shorts. The cool air doesn’t slow the process of tournament preparation. This is the kind of weather the team will face over the next seven weeks of competition.
- Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 September 2009 20:36
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The long-standing cross-town rivalry between King George (1-1) and Colonial Beach (0-1) does not begin to tell the story of Friday night’s varsity football game. The 34-30 Fox victory over the Drifters may be the start of something the Foxes haven’t felt since the last time they won the Battlefield District title.
Ultimately, every school will experience a lull in its sports programs; however, the Foxes are long overdue for a winning season. After rallying back from a 22-7 third quarter deficit against their arch rival, Colonial Beach, Fox football at Hunter-Lomax field, aka the Foxes Den, has now taken on a life of its own.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 August 2009 18:09
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Recreation football and cheerleading is permanent mainstay in the town of Colonial Beach. The Colonial Beach Athletic Association is the primary mechanism in which the football and cheerleading high school programs continue to remain competitive. Given the fact that Colonial Beach High School is the fifth smallest school in the state that competes in football, the recreation programs associated with the CBYAA has a lot to be proud of.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 August 2009 18:04
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Coming off another tournament victory, the King George players enjoyed a softball team party last weekend. Xplosion team members get pleasure from these breaks in tournament play and the rigors of their all-important practice. Just as important is the fact the players enjoy playing, and winning, in different tournaments.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 August 2009 15:38
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Eden Estate Eels head coach Adam Taylor is lifted high as members of the Eels swim team celebrate their first swim finals championship in 10 years. The momentous occasion took place at the King George YMCA.
They saved their best for last. After a slow start in the early part of the Rappahannock Swim League (RSL) American Division Finals, the Eden Estate Eels rallied to win the first ever RSL finals meet at the King George YMCA.
The history-making event took place on Saturday, July 29, throughout the early morning and afternoon. With nearly 1,200 people covering every part of the YMCA facility, it is abundantly clear that the sport of swimming is stronger than ever.
The Eels capitalized on personal time improvements and the final’s three-division format to upset the field of six teams. The format allows 600 swimmers to compete on a scaled based on parity and entry times, where the slowest swimmer never swims against the fastest swimmer. Also, the format allows more swimmers to earn awards.