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Washington and Lee’s Jarret Sumiel (left) rises up to challenge Colonial Beach’s Lamar Lucas. The Eagles defeated the Drifters 60-57.

Washington and Lee Eagles basketball team edges Colonial Beach in close rivalry game

Posted on December 17, 2014 at 10:46 am

The Eagles Nest at Washington and Lee High School was alive and loud last Wednesday night when the Drifters Varsity Boys Basketball Team came to Montross to challenge the home team; and challenge they did.  The point lead changed several times during the night but ended with the W&L Eagles on top in a final 60-57 in their first Conference game.   The evenly matched teams both played hard and

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  • Colonial Beach girls basketball team dominates Washington and Lee in 56-10 victory

    Posted on December 17, 2014 at 10:43 am

    Colonial Beach’s Emily Parks matches up against Washington and Lee’s Rynesha Goode.

    The Colonial Beach Girls Varsity basketball team was carrying too much steam for the Washington and Lee ladies  throughout Wednesday night’s rivalry matchup in Montross.  The Drifters sailed past the Eagles in a one-sided 56-10 contest that lasted too long for the home team fans. The Colonial Beach girls came out aggressive from the starting whistle.  With their hands up and their zones impenetrable, they easily took possession of the

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  • Montross teenager and Westmoreland YMCA karate student earns Junior Black Belt

    Posted on December 17, 2014 at 10:38 am

    Emily Holden (right) with Sensei Melvin Stewart.

    Emily Holden, 14, of Montross, is a karate student at Westmoreland YMCA under Sensei Melvin Stewart. She has been a student for six years. On December 6, 2014, Emily tested and was promoted to the rank of Junior Black Belt. Only 1 in 5000 achieves this rank. She has put in a lot of hours of studying and physical training over the last year. Training included areas of self-defense, physical

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