Tag: basketball

By Brennan Waldorf The 2019-20 Northampton Parks and Recreation basketball league came to a conclusion last weekend, Feb. 29. The league started in November and concluded last weekend with games being played at the old Northampton middle school. The league has regular season followed by a postseason tournament; its cost...

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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...
By Matthew Yoder It had been 12 days since Arcadia last took to the court in competitive action. A solid run through league play helped earn the Firebirds a bye, and an elusive home playoff game. The second-round matchup with Thomas Jefferson High School brought with it much anticipation, as the crowd began to...
By Brennan Waldorf The Broadwater Vikings fell in conference play last Thursday to Metro Conference nemesis Isle of Wright. The Chargers knocked off the Vikings with home court advantage 49-41 ending the Vikings season. The Chargers were led by senior Grant Worthy with 14 points and junior Russ Wells with 11. The Vikings Willie Holden...
By Matthew Yoder Chincoteague met a familiar opponent in the first round of the basketball playoffs Monday night, and just as it was in volleyball season, Rappahannock cut the Ponies season short. The Raiders were a most inhospitable foe, soundly dispatching the Ponies 62-30. In November, during the volleyball playoffs it was Rappahannock making the...
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 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 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...
By Matthew Yoder Arcadia punctuated their Eastern Shore district championship season with a 75-54 victory against Chincoteague on senior night. The Firebirds relied on the efforts of their veterans to distance themselves from a scrappy Ponies team in the fourth quarter. While Arcadia has played a composed, high-tempo brand of basketball...