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By Brennan Waldorf The 2019-20 wrestling season has come to a conclusion with teams from around the Shore competing in the state tournament last weekend. Nandua, Arcadia, and Northampton all traveled to Salem last weekend to compete in the tournament in their respected divisions. This year’s tournament was quite bountiful with several wrestlers placing...
By Brennan Waldorf The Division I Region A basketball tournament kicked off Monday night Feb. 24. Both the Northampton girls and boys teams advanced in the single elimination tournament with the Lady Jackets seeded number four while the boys were seeded fifth. The girls were given home court advantage and took advantage of it, beating...
By Brennan Waldorf The Northampton wrestling team traveled to Staunton, Va., last weekend, Feb. 15, to participate in the Division I, Region A/B wrestling tournament. The host team Riverheads High School won the tournament, putting 11 wrestlers in the finals and crowning seven champions. Riverheads took third in the state...
By Michael Garbacz Game 1: NeuBeam Harambe 0, Thornton Services Renegades 5 The gorilla squad found itself on the business end of a goose egg to start the day, thanks to the surging ‘Gaders.  With their eyes on first place, the Renegades have been ramping up their efforts of late, demonstrated...
By Matthew Yoder A captivating run through district play, culminating in its first district championship in years, earned Arcadia not only a home playoff game, but a bye and added rest for what will be a challenging run to further accolades. Little is known at press time as to the...
By Brennan Waldorf  The Nandua boys and girls swimming teams participated in the Division II, Region A tournament last Wednesday, Feb. 12. The tournament was held in Williamsburg, Va., at the Williamsburg Indoor Sports Complex and saw both boys and girls from Nandua take third place overall. It was a...
By Matthew Yoder North Bayside Road cuts right through the heart of Cheriton. Situated in the center of town between the Northampton Farm Store and a frame shop with artists’ studios sits Box at Roc’s. New York native Rocco Debellis is the namesake behind the recent downtown addition. Debellis has...
By Brennan Waldorf The Yellow Jackets extended their winning streak to five and finish district play with a 7-2 record. The Jackets were prolific against Chincoteague, spreading the ball evenly on offense, backed by strong rebounding. They rolled past the Ponies 79-60 and had four players finish in double digits. Bradyn...
By Brennan Waldorf The Northampton Lady Jackets finished their 2019-20 season with a perfect 9-0 record in district play. They defeated Nandua at home last Friday, Jan. 7, in the final district game of the year. Some player injuries have changed the course of their season but a strong back...

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Anglers Club to Hold Annual Banquet The Eastern Shore of Virginia Anglers Club (www.esanglersclub.org) will hold its Annual Banquet on Saturday, March 7, at the Onancock Elks Lodge at 22454 Front St. in Accomac. The popular event, which has had as many as 125 attendees, starts at 5:30 p.m. with a...