Sports

By Bill Hall – As expected, cobia fishing has been the prime fishery since its season opening on June 15, with both sight casting and bottom fishing proving successful. Best action has been in the lower Chesapeake Bay between Cape Charles and the Baltimore Channel. Offshore fishing has kicked into...
By Bill Hall – The much anticipated opening of the Virginia cobia season opened  Wednesday, June 15, and if the preseason is any indication for the legal season, this should be another good year for the hard-fighting sport fish. The regulations involving cobia are a bit complicated and confusing, but...
Submitted Story – The following athletes were named as members of the Eastern Shore All-District Team for the 2022 spring sports season: Softball Results 1st Team All-District: Alex McComb (Chincoteague Pitcher) , Reghan Hintz  (Nandua Pitcher) Sydney Jester  (Arcadia Pitcher), Allie Bell (Chincoteague Catcher) Lillie Mattews (Chincoteague First Base), Brianna Montross (Arcadia Second Base) Sara Godwin...
By Whitney Metz – Central Accomack and Shore Little League hosted its annual Machine Pitch All-Stars Tournament June 9 to 11. The winner of the series was determined in a best two out of three format.  Shore took the lead with a 8-4 victory in the first game. Central Accomack outscored...
By Adolphus Ames – The Northampton Yellow Jackets varsity boys soccer team participated in the VHSL Class 1 state soccer tournement in Salem, Va., last week. The Yellow Jackets faced Auburn High School in the semifinals Friday, June 10, and won 1-0. The following morning, the Yellow Jackets faced Galax High...
By Whitney Metz – The Nandua Warriors varsity soccer team traveled to Salem, Va., to compete in the Virginia Class 2 State semifinal game Friday, June 10. Nandua was matched up against a strong Glenvar High School squad.  Glenvar took an early lead in the first half going up 1-0 on...
Submitted Story - Two Broadwater students, Rylee and Brelyn Coates, participated in the AAU Virginia Southern District Qualifier for track and field Saturday, June 11, at Varina High School in Henrico, Va.  Brelyn, participating in the 11-year-old age group, placed third in high jump competition, second in turbo javelin, and fourth...
By Whitney Metz – Broadwater Academy senior and three-sport student-athlete Willie Holden signed to Shenandoah University Thursday, June 2. Holden will compete for the Hornets’ track and field team. During his time at Broadwater, Holden had a successful track career, placing seventh in the state for long jump with a...
By Bill Hall – The recent appearance of Spanish mackerel in the lower bay means that all of the expected summertime species have arrived into Virginia waters. Cobia fishing continues to heat up, even though the legal season to keep a fish doesn’t arrive until June 15. Upper Shore – Captain...
By Whitney Metz – On Tuesday, June 7, the Nandua Warriors soccer team hosted the 2022 Virginia Class 2 State Quarterfinal game against the Central Woodstock Falcons. The Falcons held a 16-4-1 record coming into the game and were awarded second in their region. The Warriors earned the host seed...