Tag: sports

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...
By Michael Garbacz Game 1: Neubeam Harambe 2, Delmarva Soil and Concrete Red Wings 0 The day’s slate of games kicked off with a terse, low-event affair as the gorilla squad was able to shut out the Wings.  Although the Red Wings did well enough defensively, they could not get the...
By Brennan Waldorf Last Saturday Dec. 7 the Northampton wrestling team held the Jacket Invitational, which is the only wrestling double elimination tournament held on the Shore. The tournament is in its third year and hosted nine other teams ranging in size from single A to 5A Matoaca High School....
By Brennan Waldorf Last year’s reigning district regular champs took the court this week in Eastville against rival Arcadia High.  An almost packed gym that was equally hot as it was loud saw both teams put it all on the floor and kept the crowd on its toes as they...
By Brennan Waldorf The Northampton Lady Jackets hosted the Firebirds Dec. 10 on Hall of Fame night in Eastville. The Jackets’ proved too much for the overwhelmed Firebirds with the strong front court play of Jada Giddens. Giddens drove at the Firebirds all night and finished strong on fast breaks...
By Brennan Waldorf  The Northampton Athletic Department Hall of Fame has four new members this year, with strong ties to one another through the sports they played and coached. The inductees are former professional baseball player and 1972 Northampton graduate, Rogers Lee “Bobby” Brown; Eastville High school graduate and professional baseball...
By Michael Garbacz Game 1: 3 Knots Taphouse Whalers 8, Blues 2 On a makeup slate of Sunday games, the Whalers sure came out and made up for at least a week’s worth of offense on the Blues.  In fact, we had ourselves a pair of Old Guy Hat Tricks, between...
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...
Story and Photos by Brennan Waldorf Broadwater Academy Cross-Country hosted its first and only home meet of the year last Saturday, Sept. 28. Coach Hack and his assistant coach Andrew Cunningham put a lot of effort into the event and hope to expand the meet in the future. In the past, the team attempted...
Story and Photo by Matthew Yoder Down two sets to one and facing a raucous crowd headed into the fourth, Nandua rallied to win the final two sets and secure a well-fought victory against Arcadia Tuesday night. Both teams came out very aggressively in the first set, aiming for every opportunity at the net...