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Story and Photo by Matthew Yoder  As losses mount, Chincoteague’s Football can be the most imperfect of sports. Mismatches on the field, turnovers, and missed calls can easily decide the outcome of a game, and any combination of these can be devastating. Chincoteague’s 24-21 loss Saturday in Delaware against the...
Story and Photo by Matthew Yoder The story reads like a broken record for the Chincoteague Ponies. One team drives the ball effectively to start but only so far and short of the end zone, while the other utilizes determined legs and capitalizes on big-play situations. Unfortunately for Chincoteague the...
Story and Photo by Matthew Yoder From a line of scrimmage perspective, the teams appeared evenly matched, but the speed at which King and Queen Central played was too much for Chincoteague to catch up with in their 46-0 loss at home last Friday. Chincoteague opened the game running the ball...
Story and Photos by Brennan Waldorf Sept. 19, the Ponies avenged an earlier home loss this season from Northampton on the road, when they traveled to Eastville last Thursday. The first match took only four sets for the Jackets to edge their district opponent Chincoteague on the Jackets’ home court. This time...
Story and Photo by Matthew Yoder In the stands, the game had less of the intensity of last week’s five-set affair, but on the court, it was Chincoteague’s dominating play that made it so. The Ponies came out expertly prepared and won in straight sets, 25-10, 25-19, 25-20, against the...
Story and Photo by Matthew Yoder Snow Hill displayed little resemblance to a team that was winless last season in the opening game defeat of Chincoteague Monday night. The Eagles scored 36 points all of last season, but put that same number of points on the board in the first half en route to a 36-6 victory...
Story and Photo by Matthew Yoder The volume of a spirited rivalry reverberated through the packed gym. The intensity on the court helped supply it. Chincoteague took a commanding two-set lead but only just managed to hold on to defeat Arcadia in girls volleyball action Tuesday night. “That’s what we do, make things interesting,” said Chincoteague coach Jimmy Bloxom. They...
Story by Matthew Yoder The scoreboard read 51-21 at the conclusion of the game, but for the Chincoteague Ponies and their fans the loss was more directly experienced and intimate.  Star running back and senior Dakota Bowden suffered a broken leg in the second half of the Aug. 29 game against...
Story and Photos by Matthew Yoder The challenge for all football teams at any level of play is to stay healthy. Those that do stand a greater chance of success moving forward. For the Chincoteague Ponies, the depth chart is eternally a challenge to this end, but on this August...