Sports

Story and Photo by Adolphus Ames – The Northampton Yellow Jackets hosted the first of two home games this week on Monday, Oct. 11. They played the West Point Pointers, winning  26-20.  The first quarter was scoreless due to strong defensive play by both teams. Midway through the second quarter, the...
Story and Photo by Adolphus Ames – The Broadwater Vikings hosted the Virginia Episcopal Bishops last Saturday. They lost 30-20, snapping their three-game winning streak. The Vikings opened the game in good field position thanks to a long kickoff return by Brayden Washington. A few plays later, quarterback Carson Savage threw...
Story and Photo by Adolphus Ames – The Northampton Yellow Jackets hosted Surry County Eagles Monday, Oct. 11. They won in three straight sets, 25-5, 25-12, and 25-8. On Thursday, Oct. 14, the Yellow Jackets will host the Arcadia Firebirds at 6:30 p.m.
Story by Adolphus Ames – The Northampton Yellow Jackets traveled to Middlesex this past Friday to face an undefeated Chargers team. They won 49-14.  The Yellow Jackets started off strong. On their first possession, running back Dustin Splawn scored with a 90-yard kickoff return. The Yellow Jackets scored two more rushing...
Story by Adolphus Ames – The Nandua Warriors hosted their second home game of the season last Friday, Oct. 1. They played the Snow Hill Eagles, losing 48-7. The Warriors got off to a rocky start. They fumbled on the first play of their opening drive and a series of turnovers...
Story by Adolphus Ames – The Broadwater Vikings hosted the Richmond Christian Warriors last Saturday. They defeated the Warriors 58-26 to continue their three-game winning streak. The Vikings opened the game with a lot of momentum. Running back Justin Ethridge scored a rushing touchdown on their first possession. On their next drive,...
By Adolphus Ames — Eastern Shore cross-country teams competed once again last Wednesday, Sept. 15. Girls and boys teams from Northampton, Nandua,  Arcadia, and Chincoteague competed in a 5K course at Nandua High School.  Many of the runners for the girls teams beat the times they set during the previous meet....
By Adolphus Ames — The Broadwater Vikings traveled to Chincoteague last Saturday morning looking to bounce back from their loss to Greenbrier Christian Academy. The Ponies welcomed them with open arms, hoping to bounce back from a 24-point loss of their own against Richmond Christian School. The Vikings defeated the...
Story and Photos by Adolphus Ames — Cross-country season returned last Wednesday,  Sept. 8. Girls and boys teams from Northampton, Nandua, and Arcadia competed in a 5-kilometer course at Northampton High School. The course was designed by Ernest Bethel, first year head coach for the Northampton boys team. Bethel ran cross-country...
Story and Photos by Adolphus Ames — The Northampton Yellow Jackets hosted their first home football game of the season Sept. 10. They defeated a Surry team coming off a 36-14 win over Bruton. The final score was 44-12.  Quarterback Liam Flynn scored on a 6-yard run to give the Yellow...