Tag: sports

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 Stefanie Jackson – Northampton County Public Schools navigated through a spike in COVID-19 cases after winter break that temporarily closed classroom doors to in-person learning, but now COVID-19 numbers are steadily declining and many students are back in school two days a week – and some grades are...
By Stefanie Jackson – The Accomack school board unanimously approved Superintendent Chris Holland’s recommendation Tuesday night to allow students on varsity teams to play spring sports starting March 8. Accomack students missed out on the opportunity to play sports last spring when Virginia schools closed in mid-March due to COVID-19. Holland’s...
By Stefanie Jackson – Accomack school sports enthusiasts asked the school board Tuesday night to reinstate winter sports that were canceled due to COVID-19, but school officials were not big fans of the idea. It was the first meeting to allow public comments since the school sports “ban” was...
By Stefanie Jackson – Northampton public schools enrollment has increased to at least 1,325, Superintendent Eddie Lawrence said Sept. 24. Fewer than 1,200 students attended Northampton public schools either online or in person during the first two weeks of school; the school board had budgeted for 1,415 students this year. Parents...
By Matthew Yoder What is a dream if it is just words, void of action? Too often dreams vanish when neglected. That is not the story of Charles Baines. The 26-year-old native of Makemie Park knew at an early age he wanted to play professional basketball. When he was 7, he...
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...