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Colonial Beach's Andrai Turner takes the ball around the outside.

Colonial Beach Drifters varsity football team shuts out Rappahannock Raiders

Posted on October 15, 2014 at 8:00 am

The Drifters varsity football team was home versus the Raiders on Thursday October 9. The Drifters hit the ground running and never stopped. Their twelve play 58 yard drive resulted in a two yard touchdown run by Lamar Lucas. An interception by Andrai Turner gave the Drifters the ball back on the fourteen yard line. After an eleven yard run, Carter Foster punched the ball over the goal line for

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  • Washington and Lee Eagles shut out Lancaster Red Devils, improve to 6-0

    Posted on October 15, 2014 at 8:00 am

    Ramani Goode rushes toward the end zone with a Lancaster  defender in pursuit.

    Washington & Lee’s homecoming football game against the Lancaster Red Devils was supposed to be a battle of heavyweights.  Both teams entered the game unbeaten and looking to assert themselves as the big boys on the block in the Northern Neck District. When the rain came down at the end of the game, it was the Eagles who proclaimed themselves, in dominant fashion, the team to beat. W&L, in typical

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  • Colonial Beach Drifters volleyball team edges past Washington and Lee Eagles, 3-2

    Posted on October 15, 2014 at 8:00 am

    Colonial Beach's Brooke Payne digs the ball against the Lady Eagles.

    The Lady Drifters volleyball team was at home playing the Lady Eagles on Tuesday October 7. The first set went to extra points and the Lady Eagles won (26-24). The second set was won by the Lady Drifters (25-17); this tied the game (1-1). The third and fourth sets followed the first and second; each team won one. The third set won by the Lady Eagles was (25-21). In the

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  • Westmoreland County’s Jenifer Broglin wins at Maymont Cross Country Festival

    Posted on October 1, 2014 at 3:39 pm

    Jenifer Broglin

    Eighth grader, Jenifer Broglin, triumphed in the JV race at the annual Maymont Cross Country Festival this past weekend. Jenifer’s time of 21:19 was 20 seconds faster  than the next competitor in this 5k race of 228 runners.  Her fourth victory this season, Jenifer holds strong promise for the future W&L team.  The Varsity girls team finished in third place in the Coastal Division, led by Emma Oliver with a

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  • W&L clinches 4th season win

    Posted on October 1, 2014 at 3:36 pm


    Washington & Lee’s football team started off slowly against the visiting King William Cavaliers.  However, once they got their footing, the Eagles scored in bunches and exploded for over 350 yards of offense and their fourth win in as many starts. W&L’s first possession stalled at the King William 20 yard line.  The Cavaliers responded with a nine-play 80-yard touchdown drive.  The two-point conversion failed leaving King William up 6-0

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  • Washington and Lee varsity volleyball team denies Lancaster with 3-0 win

    Posted on October 1, 2014 at 3:24 pm

    Devany Jones at the ready.

    Varsity Eagles take victory, improve to 9-6; Lancaster JV team beats W&L 2-1 The third set was looking to be the charm for the Lancaster varsity volleyball team. But then the visiting Washington and Lee Lady Eagles surged on by late in the set to beat the Lady Red Devils 3-0, spoiling any chance of a possible comeback by the home team. The Lady Eagles came out swinging in the

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  • Runners take on unfamiliar course

    Posted on September 17, 2014 at 2:34 pm

    Pictured above is Washington and Lee Cross County runner Alec Westall

    Washington and Lee’s Cross Country teams traveled to Northumberland for a conference meet against Rappahannock  and Northumberland High Schools.  The unfamiliar course was described by coaches and runners as slow and challenging due to the number of hills, turns, and narrow paths through the woods.  Several runners tripped and all ran cautious.  Despite this true “cross country” course, W&L finished strong.  In the girls race, JV runner Jennifer Broglin placed

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  • Washington and Lee tops King George in overtime

    Posted on September 3, 2014 at 3:31 pm

    Coach Todd Jones was excited about the win.

    The Todd Jones football era at Washington & Lee High School began with a bang as the Eagles opened their season at King George with a come-from-behind win against the 4A Foxes.  W&L’s running back trio of D.J. Weldon, Dexter Thompson, and Marion Pollard combined for 415 yards and propelled the Eagles to a 46-44 victory. W&L kicked off to start the game, and the stifling Eagle defense held King

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  • Opening day for Youth Football

    Posted on August 27, 2014 at 2:47 pm

    The cheerleaders keeping the crowd involved

    The surrounding counties gathered in Westmoreland at W&L High School for opening day of Youth Football. The league consists of the Peewee (6-8), JV (9-11), and Varsity (12-13). The games started at 9 a.m., and were played on two fields to accommodate all the teams. The volunteers of the Westmoreland Recreation League did an outstanding job setting up the game schedule and start times, having officials on site and on

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