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By Brennan Waldorf The 2019-20 wrestling season has come to a conclusion with teams from around the Shore competing in the state tournament last weekend. Nandua, Arcadia, and Northampton all traveled to Salem last weekend to compete in the tournament in their respected divisions. This year’s tournament was quite bountiful with several wrestlers placing...
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 Brennan Waldorf The Northampton wrestling team traveled to Staunton, Va., last weekend, Feb. 15, to participate in the Division I, Region A/B wrestling tournament. The host team Riverheads High School won the tournament, putting 11 wrestlers in the finals and crowning seven champions. Riverheads took third in the state...
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 Northampton continued to run the table in league play with its 66-39 victory against Chincoteague Wednesday night. Chincoteague approached the contest with the game plan of double-teaming Northampton’s Maeyanna Delk, who often stood stationary near midcourt directing the 4 on 3 play in front of her. Against intense pressure, Delk still managed...
By Brennan Waldorf There was another exciting night of Eastern Shore basketball last Thursday in Eastville when Northampton hosted the Arcadia Firebirds. The Firebirds edged the Jackets at home in their first meeting back in December, overcoming a double-digit deficit in the second half. They then beat the Jackets in Oak Hall on Jan....
By Brennan Waldorf The Arcadia Firebirds remain atop the district leader boards with a win on the road in Onley Jan. 4. A loss to the Warriors would have shook up the district standings but the Firebirds kept their composure and secured the win. They’ll etch their names in history as the 2019-20 District...
By Brennan Waldorf The Northampton Yellow Jackets basketball program has another addition to the thousand-point club in Maeyanna Delk. The senior hit the thousand-point milestone at home, against Arcadia last Thursday, Jan. 30. Delk joins fellow senior Vonte Coston, who scored his 1,000th point against Franklin at the beginning of the year. With Jada...
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...