Tag: football

Story and Photos by Adolphus Ames — The Northampton Yellow Jackets hosted their first home football game of the season Sept. 10. They defeated a Surry team coming off a 36-14 win over Bruton. The final score was 44-12.  Quarterback Liam Flynn scored on a 6-yard run to give the Yellow...
By Adolphus Ames — The Broadwater Vikings began their football season in Exmore on Aug. 29 against Southampton Christian Academy. They lost a hard-fought battle 30-22.  Offensively, the Vikings brought a well balanced passing and rushing attack for most of the game. Defensively, they stood their ground when it was needed....
By Adolphus Ames— The Nandua Warriors played their first home game of the season against the Rappahannock Raiders last Friday, August 12. It was their first game since early November 2019 due to the coronavirus pandemic. They lost 41-6. The Raiders started the game with the ball on their own 32...
Submitted Article – A desire to get Shore athletes better competition and coverage has led to another Shore Travel team finding success. Head coach J.P. Binard formed the ESVA Football Club Under-12 Co-Ed team last year after convincing officials of the Beach Football Club to allow his team to play...
By Brennan Waldorf – Broadwater’s Gunnar Gustafson was named Virginia Independent Schools Football League 2021 Football Player of the Year. The senior was part of Broadwater’s first undefeated team in school history. He ran for 887 yards and averaged 14.5 yards per carry. Gustafson also added 396 receiving yards and...
Story by Brennan Waldorf — Broadwater Academy has officially completed its first eight-man league season in a triumphant manner. “It was different but a lot of fun. Kids were just glad to play, man,” said head coach Eddie Spencer on the year. The Vikings traveled to Powhatan, Va., to take on...
By Brennan Waldorf Nandua standout Larry Jones has chosen to continue his playing career at the next level. National signing day was Feb. 5, and the senior decided he’ll take his talents to Richmond, to take the field at Virginia Union University. The Panthers have a winning tradition and went...
By Matthew Yoder It wasn’t a football season most anticipated at Hampden Sydney College. Standout wide receiver and Shore native Major Morgan entered as a preseason All-American, and the thought was the Tigers would compete for a championship. Outside of Tiger nation, the anticipation was the same, and the preparation thus took shape. For the...
By Brennan Waldorf The Nandua Warriors traveled to Eastville last Friday with a district championship on their minds. The only thing in their way were the reigning two-time champs who are still searching for a win this season. The young Jackets have fought valiantly all season but were fighting out of their weight class...
By Matthew Yoder The emotion on players’ and coaches’ faces following Chincoteague’s 41-0 loss last Friday to Blessed Sacrament-Huguenot had little, if anything, to do with the outcome. What was more evident was a representation of the end, of a season and for 12 seniors’ participation in a sport many have played on the...