Tag: baseball

Story and Photo by Matthew Yoder – While not the prettiest of games, a win is still a win, as Tuesday night Nandua beat Arcadia 10-0 on the road. The Warriors came out swinging in the first inning with Luke Parks singling down the first baseline. Parks would then steal...
Story and Photo by Matthew Yoder – Arcadia Firebirds pitcher, Nathan Barnes, came out firing to open the 2021 season, fanning 17 batters, while walking only one, en route to a no-hitter against Northampton April 29 for his first varsity win. Barnes aided his own cause at the plate, going...
By Brennan Waldorf The Broadwater Vikings opened their season last week, April 8, with a home game against Hampton Christian Academy. Due to the pandemic, it was Broadwater’s first time hitting the diamond since May 15, 2019. The game saw two college pitching prospects go head-to-head, with the Vikings’ Clay Wardius...
Story and Photo by Matthew Yoder The 2021 Central Accomack Little League season commenced last Thursday evening with an opening ceremony two years in waiting. An eager group of ballplayers and parents filled the grounds at Onancock to celebrate the spirit of remembrance and new beginnings for the popular Eastern...
By Matthew Yoder A community center represents a lot of things to many different people. At its core, it is an inclusive space, providing fellowship and fostering a strong community ethic. In many respects, the ballfields in Onancock epitomize the definition of such a place. This year was to mark the...
By Matthew Yoder Youth is the word when it comes to the 2020 edition of Arcadia softball. The Firebirds’ roster is predominantly made up of freshmen, with three juniors and one lone senior adding needed experience. For fourth-year coach Keith Justis, that inexperience can be looked at as a strength,...
By Matthew Yoder The best coaches adapt when circumstances don’t go as planned, adjusting on the fly to play to their team’s strengths. So, when the top two hitters in Arcadia’s order became unavailable before practices got underway, coaches Michael Hatcher and Kyle Williams put their heads together, looking at...
By Bill Sterling Now an established major league baseball player, Tyler Webb spent five days on his native Eastern Shore over the holidays, enjoying time with family, but not any of his beloved outdoor pursuits. Webb is the son of Kirk and Kristin Webb of Machipongo and the grandson of Ken...
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...