Tag: football

Story and Photo by Brennan Waldorf Nandua Warriors bring in massive crowd for homecoming blowout. The Warriors’ homecoming turnout speaks volume as it brought out over a thousand spectators. The Warriors didn’t disappoint on the field either as they laid the hammer down on the 1-5 Snow Hill Eagles. Scoring for the Warriors...
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 Brennan Waldorf  On Sept. 27 the Nandua Warriors reversed roles compared to the week before as they were the goliath in a matchup against Lancaster High School. The Red Devils traveled from the Northern Neck district and have an enrollment of 361, which is nearly half of...
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 Brennan Waldorf The Yellow Jackets’ kickoff was delayed when their opponents were caught in traffic, pushing the kickoff time back to 7:30 p.m. Northampton football fell to the Pointers but had a spectacular halftime show that featured the Virginia State Explosion. A full band with dancers and baton throwers dazzled the...
By Matthew Yoder  Reeling from a difficult home loss to Nandua and trading early touchdowns with Snow Hill, the Arcadia Firebirds found themselves at a pivotal juncture for early season play last Friday night. What followed was another determined effort by the defensive unit and a barrage of scoring by...
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 Photo by Brennan Waldorf In a battle of the trenches the Jackets came out empty as the Windsor Dukes were more physical upon contact and controlled the line of scrimmage. With good blocking the Windsor Dukes were able to run the ball all game throwing only one pass in...
Story and Photo by Brennan Waldorf James M. Bennet came into town sporting a highly experienced team that had 21 seniors on its roster. The Clippers came prepared to run on the evening of Sept. 21, as they found success with a series of running plays that were featured all...
Story and Photo by Brennan Waldorf The Yellow Jackets started the game on the Surry 47-yard line and immediately deployed its hard nose running offense. The Jackets called five run plays in a row before a false start caused fourth-and-13; they would run a trick play next that showed punt but...