Tag: Ponies

By Krystle Bono Nandua alum Kimberly Wert has not only found her stripes with the University of Missouri Tigers softball team, but is leading the pack. The 2017 graduate attended Hofstra University as a freshman and played under the direction of coach Larissa Anderson with the Division I team to begin...
By Krystle Bono, Submitted Photos Chincoteague High School senior athlete, Lauren Johnston, competed in her last regional swim meet Feb. 7, in Richmond, and represented the Ponies to an impressive first-place finish in the girls 50-yard freestyle with a time of 26.18 seconds. Johnston earned a second-place finish in the...
Story and Photo by Krystle Bono Chincoteague Ponies senior varsity basketball star, and all-around standout, three-sport athlete Caroline Thornton, hit the 1,000 point marker Feb. 12, during the team’s district tournament court battle in Eastville, in which the girls would go on to win a second straight district title. Such...
It was a week of postseason battles for the Eastern Shore varsity basketball teams, many of which would step on the court for their last game of the year. Nandua’s boys varsity squad battled King William last Friday on the road, and edged out the host team 57-53. The...
By Krystle Bono, Submitted Photo For the second straight season, the Chincoteague Ponies girls varsity club claimed the Eastern Shore District Championship tournament title, as well as the regular season championship. The girls earned the district title last Thursday, cementing their spot at the top of the district tier after...
Story and Photos by Krystle Bono It’s been a busy few weeks on the homefront for the Eastern Shore district basketball teams, as the regular season games are beginning to come to a close. Last week, the Chincoteague Ponies girls varsity club faced the Northampton Yellow Jackets in Eastville, Tuesday,...
By Linda CicoiraFour ponies from the famous herd that lives on Virginia’s Assateague Island died last week after enduring a hard battle with swamp cancer. The figure brings the death toll to seven ponies.Denise Bowden, a spokesperson for the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Co., which owns the herd,...