Sports

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...
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...