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Accomack County Parks and Recreation Youth Basketball Schedule The Accomack County Parks and Recreation Youth Basketball games will be held at the Arcadia High School, Saturday, Feb. 8, beginning at 9 a.m. The last game is scheduled to start at 1 p.m. The 2 and 3 p.m. games will be played at Chincoteague...
By Matthew Yoder The girls of Nandua and Arcadia are learning the fundamentals of basketball in real-time action, and the games they’ve played against one another will likely make the two young teams stronger in their progression. As the 2019-20 campaign winds down, the Warriors capped a season sweep against the Firebirds on the...
By Matthew Yoder Chincoteague had been trending in this direction. Spirited practices, and consecutive close losses against Arcadia and Northampton ignited the team’s optimism, led to a win maybe only Ponies’ players and coaches could anticipate. Maybe, but by the reactions of some players it’s conceivable they stunned even themselves in their defeat of Nandua...
By Brennan Waldorf The Arcadia Firebirds remain atop the district leader boards with a win on the road in Onley Jan. 4. A loss to the Warriors would have shook up the district standings but the Firebirds kept their composure and secured the win. They’ll etch their names in history as the 2019-20 District...
By Brennan Waldorf The Northampton Yellow Jackets basketball program has another addition to the thousand-point club in Maeyanna Delk. The senior hit the thousand-point milestone at home, against Arcadia last Thursday, Jan. 30. Delk joins fellow senior Vonte Coston, who scored his 1,000th point against Franklin at the beginning of the year. With Jada...
By Matthew Yoder It wasn’t a football season most anticipated at Hampden Sydney College. Standout wide receiver and Shore native Major Morgan entered as a preseason All-American, and the thought was the Tigers would compete for a championship. Outside of Tiger nation, the anticipation was the same, and the preparation thus took shape. For the...
By Brennan Waldorf Last weekend Jan. 25 the Nandua wrestling team hosted its 5th Annual Warrior Duals at the middle school in Onley. The Warrior Duals are a round robin, team tournament with two separate pools. Teams wrestle against each other in their respected pool and the teams with the...
By Matthew Yoder By nature of the schedule, the road has been home to the Arcadia boys of late. The Firebirds have traveled great distances, securing victories against Salisbury Christian and Colonel Richardson, while running their win streak to a season-long seven games. A loss this past Monday across the bridge...
By Bill Sterling Special to the Eastern Shore Post Mike Elias was preaching patience to Baltimore Oriole fans at the Delmarva Shorebirds’ annual Hot Stove League Banquet, Thursday, Jan. 23, at the Wicomico Civic Center in Salisbury, Md. Elias, only 37, was hired a year ago as the general manager of...
By Brennan Waldorf The Northampton girls basketball team further cemented its standing atop the district with a commanding win over Chincoteague at home Jan. 28. The Lady Jackets have been outstanding in district play this year, going a perfect 6-0, beating their district rivals by double digits in each contest. Chincoteague...