Sports

By Brennan Waldorf The Broadwater Vikings opened their season last week, April 8, with a home game against Hampton Christian Academy. Due to the pandemic, it was Broadwater’s first time hitting the diamond since May 15, 2019. The game saw two college pitching prospects go head-to-head, with the Vikings’ Clay Wardius...
Story and Photo by Matthew Yoder The 2021 Central Accomack Little League season commenced last Thursday evening with an opening ceremony two years in waiting. An eager group of ballplayers and parents filled the grounds at Onancock to celebrate the spirit of remembrance and new beginnings for the popular Eastern...
Story by Brennan Waldorf — Broadwater Academy has officially completed its first eight-man league season in a triumphant manner. “It was different but a lot of fun. Kids were just glad to play, man,” said head coach Eddie Spencer on the year. The Vikings traveled to Powhatan, Va., to take on...
Story and Photos by Brennan Waldorf — The Broadwater Vikings defeated Kenston Forest from Blackstone, Va., last weekend, March 20, in Exmore. Senior Day for the Vikings honored 10 seniors who found the end zone eight times in the game. Seniors Tucker Arcos, Brant Bloxom, Cole Celli, Caleb Floyd, Jonathan...
Story and Photos by Jim Ritch — Children in three Shore sports leagues will be able to practice indoors this year at Randy Custis Memorial Park in Nassawadox. In addition to the new facilities, players in Shore Little League will also benefit from free registration this year. Thanks to a constellation of...
By Matthew Yoder A community center represents a lot of things to many different people. At its core, it is an inclusive space, providing fellowship and fostering a strong community ethic. In many respects, the ballfields in Onancock epitomize the definition of such a place. This year was to mark the...
By Matthew Yoder What is a dream if it is just words, void of action? Too often dreams vanish when neglected. That is not the story of Charles Baines. The 26-year-old native of Makemie Park knew at an early age he wanted to play professional basketball. When he was 7, he...
By Matthew Yoder — For the first time in over 100 years, high school teams will not take to the gridiron this fall for football. For that matter, no sports will be played until the close of 2020, following the Virginia High School League’s decision made Monday. By a margin of 34-1, the committee,...
By Bill Sterling — Barring the year in high school Tyler Webb was rehabbing his arm following Tommy John surgery, this is the first spring since not being much more than a toddler he is not playing baseball of some sort. (The surgery, named after Los Angeles Dodgers Pitcher Tommy...
By Bill Sterling — Special to the Eastern Shore Post With the airing of the documentary “The Last Dance,” a story of the Chicago Bulls’ championship run in the 1990s, a younger generation is learning just how large a presence Michael Jordan commanded during his legendary run. Jordan was everywhere it seemed,...