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Will Armstead: fueled with gridiron determination

Will Armstead: fueled with gridiron determination

To meet William Armstead, or simply “Will” to nearly everyone who knows him, is to meet a handsome, ...

Colonial Beach Triathlons, huge challenge  for area and visiting athletes

Colonial Beach Triathlons, huge challenge for area and visiting athletes

Jumping from the frying pan and into the fire! Life in the often-turbulent lane of triathlon sports ...

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 ...

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CBHS JV girls’ end season on top

On Thursday, at the Drifterdome, for the second season in a row, the Colonial Beach girls’ junior varsity basketball team finished the season on top. In front of a packed crowd, the Drifters defeated Washington & Lee, 30-9. Meghan Seaman and McKenzie Conway both lead the Drifters with nine points apiece. Deniya Newman contributed to the win as she added nine points, and three assists.

The first quarter must have been a blur for the visiting Washington & Lee Eagles girls’ junior varsity basketball team, as the Drifters score 10 unanswered points in the first two and a half minutes. Eagle players Amy Saunders, and Kadeigh Gray combined for five points to close out the quarter.

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King George Foxes overwhelm Spotsylvania to win back-to-back JV district championships

They saved their best for last. On Saturday, in front of a partisan Knight crowd, in the hostile confines of Spotsylvania High School (SHS), the Foxes (12-3, 18-5) stepped into district history by winning the JV Battlefield District championship for the second year in a row. After defeating the Spotsylvania Knights (12-3, 16-5) by 20 points (58-38), the King George High School boys’ junior varsity basketball team left no doubt in the minds of anyone, that they are simply the best junior varsity boys’ basketball team the area.

During the season, the Foxes split victories with the Knights; losing by one point at the Foxes

Read more: King George Foxes overwhelm Spotsylvania to win back-to-back JV district championships

Jerry & Belfast Beltway Project score big

King George native, and Golden Gloves boxing athlete Paul Jerry has a whole new perspective on life now that he has experienced the culture of Northern Ireland.

Most recently, a Washington, D.C. area delegation of boxers, the Belfast Beltway Boxing Project, and coaches that featured Jerry and his father and personal coach, Anthony Murrill, were given an opportunity to box and tour Belfast Northern Ireland. The mission for the American team was

Read more: Jerry & Belfast Beltway Project score big

King George Youth Wrestling Club hosts first meet

It was wrestle-mania at its best. On Sunday, nearly 500 aspiring wrestlers from the Northern Va. area, ages 5 to 14, gathered at the King George High School (KGHS) to showcase their athletic abilities in front of packed gymnasium.

Hosted by the King George Youth Wrestling Club (KGYWC), the event was first event of its kind in the county. Based on a round-robin format, wrestlers were allowed to compete three times

Read more: King George Youth Wrestling Club hosts first meet

KG native Jermon Bushrod selected to the Pro Bowl

It’s been quite a ride this past five years for 27 year old King George native Jermon Bushrod.  A multi sport athlete and 2002 graduate of  King George High School, Bushrod then attended Towson University.

A standout at left tackle for the Towson Tigers  throughout his college career,  Bushrod was drafted by the New Orleans Saints in the fourth round of the 2007 NFL Draft.  For the first two seasons Bushrod sat on the bench backing up the Saints All-pro left tackle Jammal Brown.

When Brown went down with an injury in  2009 Bushrod assumed the starting left tackle slot and hasn’t looked

Read more: KG native Jermon Bushrod selected to the Pro Bowl

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