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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...

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...

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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

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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

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Fulcher sisters: the pride of Colonial Beach

Throughout their athletic careers, Jomeishia and Caneishia Fulcher have played a huge role in the success of Drifter sports. From playing recreation to varsity basketball, the position of court general (point guard/shooting guard) has always been a part of their repertoire of skills.

Caneishia currently leads the team in points with 65, while averaging 9.3 points per game. She also averages 7.3 assists, 3.4 steals, 1.1 blocks, and 9.9 rebounds per game. Jomeisha has scored a total of 26 points, while averaging

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Foxes sweep W&L Eagles

Last Thursday, after defeating the Washington & Lee basketball team (1-2), 65-51, at the Foxes Den - the KGHS gymnasium, the Foxes extended their regular season record to 4-1. The victory completed a seasonal varsity sweep of the Foxes’ Northern Neck District boys basketball adversary.

Earlier this season, the Eagles lost to the Foxes, 71-41 on their home court. Foxes forwards, L.J. Baylor (23 points) and Damion Carroll (14) both scored in double figures, while Chris Henry scored 16 points, and recorded 10 rebounds for the Eagles.
On Friday, after enduring two straight losses, the Eagles bounced back to defeat King William, 78-64. Chris Henry led the Eagles with 32 points, while Wallace McDowney and Chris Henry scored in double figures.

In the first quarter, the Foxes posted a 9-3 run courtesy of scores from L.J. Baylor,

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Foxes basketball packed with talent

The sky is the limit for every aspect of King George High School varsity boys’ basketball.
After a taste of winning a District 4, Region I basketball title, and a visit to the VHSL Group AA, Division 4 State Quarterfinals, the Foxes varsity boys’ basketball program has reloaded with the familiar focus of pushing every team to the brink of oblivion. After the triple overtime lost to Liberty-Bealton, Foxes second year head coach Joshua Luzier promised his team would be back.

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