Sports

    By Matthew Yoder The Chincoteague boys faced a formidable challenge at home against Wicomico Monday night and left amazed by the sheer athleticism brought to them on the court. Five-tool players, a deep bench, and runaway speed rendered the game a sizeable mismatch, with Wicomico racing to an 80-27 win. The...
By Matthew Yoder The Arcadia Firebirds shot lights out from behind the 3-point line en route to an 81-52 win at home against Chincoteague Tuesday night. The game opened under rare circumstances, with the Firebirds being assessed a technical foul for attempting dunks while warming up. Brandon Bundick converted two...
By Brennan Waldorf The Arcadia Firebirds are on a roll to start the season, winning back-to-back district road games. The Firebirds traveled to Eastville Dec. 10 and edged the Jackets on their home court by one point before flying into Onley to face off against the Warriors. The Firebirds sit...
By Brennan Waldorf The Northampton Yellow Jackets took to the road last week, traveling to Norfolk to wrestle in the Norfolk Academy Invitational. The tournament consisted of 16 teams ranging in size and talent. The returning Division II state champion, Poquoson High, took the crown with 234 points followed by...
By Michael Garbacz Game 1: K&E Marine Capitals 3, 3 Knots Taphouse Whalers 6 The last day of games in 2019 featured some reversals of fortune, as the mighty Caps found themselves being manhandled by a rebounding Whalers squad.  Outshooting the Caps 27-10, there really was no doubt about this one.  Leading the...
By Michael Garbacz Game 1: Neubeam Harambe 2, Delmarva Soil and Concrete Red Wings 0 The day’s slate of games kicked off with a terse, low-event affair as the gorilla squad was able to shut out the Wings.  Although the Red Wings did well enough defensively, they could not get the...
By Brennan Waldorf Last Saturday Dec. 7 the Northampton wrestling team held the Jacket Invitational, which is the only wrestling double elimination tournament held on the Shore. The tournament is in its third year and hosted nine other teams ranging in size from single A to 5A Matoaca High School....
By Brennan Waldorf The Nandua wrestling team traveled west last weekend Dec. 7 to Blue Stone High School to participate in the Lake County Classic. Nandua won the 12-team tournament with a total of 209 points. Nandua had eight medalists with five wrestlers making the finals. David Gastelum was the lone...
By Matthew Yoder For three quarters Nandua built a commanding lead over Chincoteague, executing effectively on defense with Nandua’s guards on full-court pressure. The Ponies fought the Warriors at their own game in the fourth, mounting a high energy comeback to make the game interesting. In the end, the Warriors...
By Matthew Yoder A Zen-like reverence encapsulated the gym at Nandua High School Saturday. Tadashi Yamashita, a man who has dedicated more than 60 years to innovating karate technique around the world, was the recipient of subtle and vocal praise from the more than 40 students who gathered for a...