Sports

By Matthew Yoder and Connie Morrison – Athletes from Chincoteague, Nandua, and Arcadia participated in the Virgina High School League Track and Field State Championships held June 18 and 19 in Harrisonburg, Va. Chincoteague standout Emma Jackson placed first in the 100-meter dash, fourth place in girls discus, and 10th place...
By Brennan Waldorf – The Northampton Yellow Jackets girls soccer team finished its season last week, June 19, as runners-up in the Region A Division I Tournament. After defeating the Essex Trojans 17-2 in the opening round, the Jackets advanced to the semifinals where they faced off June 16 against...
Story and Photos by Brennan Waldorf – The Northampton Yellow Jackets’ girls soccer team hosted Essex High school June 15 in Eastville. The Jackets were given the three seed in the Division I, Region A Tournament after going 7-2 in the regular season. They beat the sixth-seeded Trojans decisively 17-2 in...
Story and Photo by Brennan Waldorf – The Northampton Yellow Jackets hosted the Mathews Blue Devils June 16 in Eastville. The Jackets were given the four seed in the Division I Region A Tournament after going 4-6 in the regular season. Northampton was shut out by the fifth-seeded Blue Devils who...
By Brennan Waldorf – The Northampton track and field teams traveled to West Point High School in West Point, Va., June 8 to compete in the Division I Region A Championships. The girls team finished eighth overall in the tournament, which was won by Lancaster. The boys team finished seventh...
Story and Photos by Matthew Yoder – Under relentless pressure from a determined King William team, Nandua’s season ended at home Monday night in the first round of the playoffs. The Warriors built a 2-0 lead with opportunistic goals, and kept the Cavaliers frustrated and flat at times with solid goal...
Story and Photos by Brennan Waldorf — The Nandua Warriors hosted the Graham G-Men, from Bluefield, Va., June 23, in the Division II Boys Soccer State Championship in Onley. The Warriors wrote their names in the school’s history books by beating Graham 6-1 in front of a large home crowd....
By Brennan Waldorf – 6/15/21 Warriors 5, Firebirds 2 6/17/21 Warriors 4, Bull Islanders 3 6/21/21 Warriors 3, Eagles 1 It's been an eventful couple of weeks for the Nandua Warriors boys soccer team. On June 11, the Region A Division II Tournament was set to begin but inclement weather canceled games across the state, postponing...
By Matthew Yoder — Nandua’s run through the regional playoffs ended Thursday night with a heartbreaking 4-5 loss on the road in Poquoson. The Islanders scored a pair of runs in the bottom of the seventh to stun the Warriors, and in doing so became the 2021 VHSL Region 2A...