Tag: sports

By Bill Sterling — Special to the Eastern Shore Post With the airing of the documentary “The Last Dance,” a story of the Chicago Bulls’ championship run in the 1990s, a younger generation is learning just how large a presence Michael Jordan commanded during his legendary run. Jordan was everywhere it seemed,...
By Matthew Yoder The best coaches adapt when circumstances don’t go as planned, adjusting on the fly to play to their team’s strengths. So, when the top two hitters in Arcadia’s order became unavailable before practices got underway, coaches Michael Hatcher and Kyle Williams put their heads together, looking at...
By Matthew Yoder It’s difficult to capture the essence of a hotly contested game without addressing the factor whistles played in determining the outcome. A questionable dribbling call with seven seconds remaining negated Arcadia’s chances to set up for a final shot. However, whistles alone did not lead to Arcadia’s...
By Matthew Yoder Casey Cordrey’s patient team-building process nearly netted early season results, but Nandua held off a spirited effort from Arcadia to escape with a 25-24 win in Oak Hall last week. The first quarter was evenhanded as the teams sought to find their identities. Arcadia effectively drew fouls, giving...
By Matthew Yoder Northampton fought off a slow start on the road to defeat Chincoteague 48-34 last Friday. The first half was scrappy, and points were hard to come by for both teams. Seemingly every possession and shot was contested and neither team separated itself, with Northampton carrying the slimmest...
By Matthew Yoder The Chincoteague girls invited the Lady Indians from Wicomico for a Monday matinee tipoff. Leyanna Pettit emerged as the featured performer, stealing the show with 28 points, helping to deliver a 67-29 win for the Lady Indians. Pettit split her points equally between halves, 14 in the...
          By Brennan Waldorf The Northampton Yellow Jackets move into second place in the district after taking down Chincoteague last Friday, Dec. 13, in Eastville. They then traveled to Onley and defeated the Warriors on their homecourt Dec. 17, putting the Yellow Jackets one game out from district leader Arcadia. The...
    By Matthew Yoder The Chincoteague boys faced a formidable challenge at home against Wicomico Monday night and left amazed by the sheer athleticism brought to them on the court. Five-tool players, a deep bench, and runaway speed rendered the game a sizeable mismatch, with Wicomico racing to an 80-27 win. The...
By Matthew Yoder The Arcadia Firebirds shot lights out from behind the 3-point line en route to an 81-52 win at home against Chincoteague Tuesday night. The game opened under rare circumstances, with the Firebirds being assessed a technical foul for attempting dunks while warming up. Brandon Bundick converted two...
By Brennan Waldorf The Arcadia Firebirds are on a roll to start the season, winning back-to-back district road games. The Firebirds traveled to Eastville Dec. 10 and edged the Jackets on their home court by one point before flying into Onley to face off against the Warriors. The Firebirds sit...