Tag: basketball

By Matthew Yoder By nature of the schedule, the road has been home to the Arcadia boys of late. The Firebirds have traveled great distances, securing victories against Salisbury Christian and Colonel Richardson, while running their win streak to a season-long seven games. A loss this past Monday across the bridge...
By Brennan Waldorf The Northampton girls basketball team further cemented its standing atop the district with a commanding win over Chincoteague at home Jan. 28. The Lady Jackets have been outstanding in district play this year, going a perfect 6-0, beating their district rivals by double digits in each contest. Chincoteague...
By Matthew Yoder Both Chincoteague and Northampton effectively heeded the audible demands of their coaches, but in the end the Yellow Jackets’ adjustments played right into their wheelhouse and drove a 77-62 win Tuesday night in the Pony Pen. Northampton opened the game playing unselfishly, which led to good looks for...
By Brennan Waldorf The Nandua Warriors picked up a regional victory on Monday night Jan. 27 when they defeated the Poquoson Islanders. The game started off lopsided in Nandua’s favor after Malik Battle recorded two steals that led to a layup of his own and an assist to Gerald Pitt. The...

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Accomack County Central Little League Spring Sign-Ups Accomack County Central Little League spring sign-ups for boys and girls, ages 4 to 18, is now available.  The registration fee is $65 a child, and $45 for only Tee-Ball. The deadline to register is Feb. 29. No registrations will be accepted after...
By Matthew Yoder What started out as a close game quickly stretched beyond approach as Chincoteague coach Jimmy Bloxom witnessed key contributors to his team exit the court in foul trouble. Colonial Beach rattled off 17 consecutive points in the second quarter in defeating Chincoteague, 56-33, Tuesday night in the...
By Matthew Yoder Rewind to early December. Following an opening night loss on its homecourt, Broadwater coach, Eddie Spencer, foresaw a difficult road ahead for his team, with games against tremendous competition. Last Friday, Atlantic Shores Christian entered the gym in Exmore as one of the teams Spencer was concerned...
By Brennan Waldorf No lead is safe when it comes to the Eastern Shores boys’ basketball games. The Nandua Warriors traveled to Eastville last Friday for a “Pack the House” game that was a thriller all the way to the finish. For the second time in a row, the Warriors...

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Accomack County Parks and Recreation 2020 Youth Basketball Schedule Accomack County Parks and Recreation will kickoff their 2020 Youth Basketball season Saturday, Jan. 18, at Arcadia High School. The schedule is 9 a.m. - ACPR Celtics 1 and Hornets 1 (practice, ages 5-8), 10 a.m. - Wizards 1 and...
By Brennan Waldorf Northampton Senior Vonte Coston scored his 1,000th career point this week when Northampton traveled to Franklin High School. The senior guard dominated, shooting 73% from the field while exploding for 41 points, eight rebounds, four assists, and two steals.  Coston impressed knocking down 67% of his shots...