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Sports

Story and Photo by Krystle Bono Chincoteague Ponies senior varsity basketball star, and all-around standout, three-sport athlete Caroline Thornton, hit the 1,000 point marker Feb. 12, during the team’s district tournament court battle in Eastville, in which the girls would go on to win a second straight district title. Such...
It was a week of postseason battles for the Eastern Shore varsity basketball teams, many of which would step on the court for their last game of the year. Nandua’s boys varsity squad battled King William last Friday on the road, and edged out the host team 57-53. The...
Shore Swim traveled to Richmond Feb. 7, to take part in the regional swim meet. During the season, Shore Swim competes as a countywide team that consists of swimmers from member schools of Nandua and Arcadia but once the team gets to the regional level, the athletes must divide...
By Krystle Bono, Submitted Photos Last weekend, the Arcadia Firebirds, Nandua Warriors, and Northampton Yellow Jackets traveled to Salem, Va., to compete in the VHSL State Wrestling finals at Salem Civic Center. The Yellow Jackets finished 12th overall in group 1, and the Warriors were 27th and the Firebirds finished...
By Krystle Bono, Submitted Photo The Arcadia Firebirds varsity grapplers competed in the Region 2A tournament in Poquoson Feb. 2. Angel Vasquez earned a third-place finish in the 106-pound weight bracket, giving him a bid to the state finals this weekend in Salem, Va. Ronaldo Lopez finished fourth at 120, and...
By Krystle Bono, Submitted Photo For the second straight season, the Chincoteague Ponies girls varsity club claimed the Eastern Shore District Championship tournament title, as well as the regular season championship. The girls earned the district title last Thursday, cementing their spot at the top of the district tier after...
Story and Photos by Krystle Bono The Northampton High School gym was packed with supporters from across Accomack and Northampton counties to witness the Warriors and the Yellow Jackets go head-to-head to see who would come out on top of the district tournament championship. Northampton dominated their home court, coming out...
Submitted Article The Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association (VISAA) has recognized three Broadwater Academy students with All-State honors for their football achievements during the 2018 season. Viking sophomore Gunnar Gustafson was named VISAA’s Division III First Team All-State kick returner.  Gustafson returned 25 kickoffs for 581 yards, or an average of...
By Krystle Bono, Submitted Photo Senior Yellow Jacket varsity hoops standout Jawaun Bell hit the 1,000 point milestone during the team’s home court battle against Norfolk Academy on Jan. 3., posting 26 points in the game. As a four-year varsity starting point guard, Bell has been an integral part of...
Story and Photos by Krystle Bono It’s been a busy few weeks on the homefront for the Eastern Shore district basketball teams, as the regular season games are beginning to come to a close. Last week, the Chincoteague Ponies girls varsity club faced the Northampton Yellow Jackets in Eastville, Tuesday,...