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Sports

By Krystle Bono Last Monday evening, the Nandua High School lobby was packed with family, friends, and supporters of senior Warrior Baylee Justis, who formally committed to play Division I volleyball at Regent University. The two-sport athlete toured numerous campuses from North Carolina to Delaware, and entertained recruiting offers from...
Accomack County resident and Holly Grove Christian senior Gwyneth Loniewski signed her formal letter of intent Thursday, March 21, to play Division I volleyball with the Regent University team in Virginia Beach. Loniewski, who has played for Holly Grove since her freshman year, was named Player of the Year in...
The Nandua girls varsity soccer team extended their win streak to four last Thursday night over Lancaster, earning a 5-1 victory at home. Unfortunately for the Warriors, their flawless record was shattered by district rivals Northampton, with the Yellow Jackets one-upping the Warriors Wednesday night in Eastville by one...
The Lady Jackets’ bats were on fire last Thursday, with three homers and a 16-hit game to help lift them to a 22-2 victory over the Chincoteague Ponies. Riley Hook rocked the first home run of the day for the Yellow Jackets in the first inning, and tallied four RBIs...
Story and Photos by Krystle Bono Monday afternoon, the Arcadia Firebirds fell to Washington High in Princess Anne, 10-0. McKinlley Welsh lead the Firebirds’ offense, going 1-for-2 at the plate, notching a triple. Alison Bowmann and Alysia Wessells both went 1-for-2. Hailey Berry shouldered the loss, throwing 3.1 innings, allowing...
By Krystle Bono Monday night, the Northampton Yellow Jackets girls varsity soccer club collected their first win of the season, shutting down Lancaster 6-0, in Eastville. Nohemi Montalvo led the Yellow Jackets with two goals and two assists. Wendi Martinez also put two between the pipes for Northampton with one...
By Krystle Bono The Northampton Yellow Jackets varsity indoor track team competed in the 2A VHSL Indoor State Tournament at Roanoke College Feb. 25 and 26 under the direction of Head Coach Oliver Bennett and pole vault coach Terry Flynn. Senior Yellow Jacket Forest Flynn pole vaulted to his first...
By Krystle Bono Nandua alum Kimberly Wert has not only found her stripes with the University of Missouri Tigers softball team, but is leading the pack. The 2017 graduate attended Hofstra University as a freshman and played under the direction of coach Larissa Anderson with the Division I team to begin...
By Krystle Bono Another basketball season is in the books for the Eastern Shore teams, and after a memorable winter, the All-District teams have been appointed, with two not-surprising names at the top of the lists. Chincoteague senior Caroline Thornton was selected as Player of the Year and was named to...
By Krystle Bono, Submitted Photos Chincoteague High School senior athlete, Lauren Johnston, competed in her last regional swim meet Feb. 7, in Richmond, and represented the Ponies to an impressive first-place finish in the girls 50-yard freestyle with a time of 26.18 seconds. Johnston earned a second-place finish in the...