Sports

By Michael Garbacz Game 1: Blues 2, Delmarva Soil and Concrete Red Wings 5 After a couple of Sundays of rain delays, the league renewed action with a contest between the Blueshirts and Wings.  The Huntsman’s squad jumped out to a 3-1 lead in the first and didn’t look back, sealing the win against...
By Brennan Waldorf The Nandua Warriors traveled to Eastville last Friday with a district championship on their minds. The only thing in their way were the reigning two-time champs who are still searching for a win this season. The young Jackets have fought valiantly all season but were fighting out of their weight class...
By Brennan Waldorf The Division I Region A volleyball championship kicked off Monday night on Chincoteague Island. The Ponies entered the tournament as the number two seed and faced off against seven seed Essex High School. The Trojans entered the tournament with an 8-9 record but were better than their record showed as they...
By Brennan Waldorf Division II Region A volleyball playoffs started Nov. 5 with Nandua facing off against the Prince Edward Eagles in Onley. The Warriors fell in three straight sets (25-17, 25-19, 25-18) to conclude their 2019-20 season. The Warriors were uncharacteristic of themselves on the night, as they struggled returning the serve at times...
By Matthew Yoder As Arcadia thundered past Washington 59-0 last Friday night, it’s difficult to separate your thoughts from what could have been this season, if not for a combined six-point difference in two losses to Nandua. Those games are in the books, a thing of the past, and the Firebirds’ effort against the...
By Matthew Yoder The emotion on players’ and coaches’ faces following Chincoteague’s 41-0 loss last Friday to Blessed Sacrament-Huguenot had little, if anything, to do with the outcome. What was more evident was a representation of the end, of a season and for 12 seniors’ participation in a sport many have played on the...
By Brennan Waldorf The number one team in the VISAA Division III came to Exmore last weekend to face off with the Broadwater Vikings. The Vikings, unfazed by their opponents standing, stood toe-to-toe with the number one team and led the game going into the half. The Vikings put together an even, balanced attack...
By Matthew Yoder Spend any amount of time with TJ Smith and you will discover a man driven to succeed, consumed with passion, and eager to include everyone harmoniously. Smith is the head cheerleading coach at Arcadia High School. His team was just crowned 2019 region 2A champions for the first time in school history....
By Brennan Waldorf The third-ranked team in the VISAA Division III came to Exmore last Saturday to face off against the Broadwater Vikings. The St. Michael the Archangel Warriors had only 15 players dressed for their bout against the Vikings, but it was all they needed. The Warriors were a well-oiled...
By Matthew Yoder Local high school cheering squads played to a packed house Tuesday night at Arcadia High School with a district title on the line. The night opened with a rousing rendition of the national anthem by Arcadia’s coach, TJ Smith. He received well-deserved applause from a thunderous crowd...