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W&L will count on defensive veterans

W&L will count on defensive veterans

Linemen, quickness are keys for Eagles’ squad

Washington & Lee’s new varsity football coach, To...

Outmanned Drifters have playoffs in sight

Outmanned Drifters have playoffs in sight

Most of team will be forced to play offense, defense

With their backs against the wall the Drifters...

KG football reloads, eyes another big year

KG football reloads, eyes another big year

King George High School has returned for another season of action-packed varsity football.

With the ...

The rise of Shiloh Park: a recreational sports Mecca

The rise of Shiloh Park: a recreational sports Mecca

It takes a different kind of athlete to get up 5 a.m. to prepare to run 50k (31 miles) through the r...

Eagles new head coach pleased with team’s progress

Eagles new head coach pleased with team’s progress

Todd Jones, the legendary new coach of the Washington & Lee Eagles, has just been on the job for...

Famed Virginia Major League Baseball catcher Foiles signs books at Colonial Beach

Famed Virginia Major League Baseball catcher Foiles signs books at Colonial Beach

Hank Foiles, a Virginia native who was a major league baseball all-star catcher for legendary pitche...

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Lady Drifters close out season in Regional playoffs

The varsity Lady Drifters (6-4, 15-9) basketball season ended last Thursday, with a 45-39 loss to Appomattox Governor’s School (8-2, 13-13). Ja’Kara White led Appomattox with 22 points, 13 rebounds, seven steals, and two blocks. Caneishia Fulcher posted 24 points for the Drifters.

Although Appomattox lost to the Rappahannock Raiders, 41-40 on the following Saturday, they earned a bid to play East Rockingham in the VHSL State Quarterfinals, at

Read more: Lady Drifters close out season in Regional playoffs

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.

Read more: CBHS JV girls’ end season on top

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

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