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2015 Group 1A Boys All-State Basketball Team

Posted on March 27, 2015 at 2:29 pm

  FIRST TEAM ALL-STATE POSITION FIRST NAME LAST NAME SCHOOL YEAR Player Juan Thornhill Altavista Sr. Player Darius Johnson Altavista Sr. Player Tanner Robinette Honaker Jr. Player Nate Jones Radford Sr. Player Demetrius Johnson Altavista Sr. Player Clif Conley Galax Sr. Player Justin Williams Surry County Jr. Player Meche Maulbeck Altavista Sr. FIRST NAME LAST NAME SCHOOL YEAR Player of the Year Juan Thornhill Altavista Sr. Coach of the Year

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  • Washington and Lee varsity baseball team starts strong

    Posted on March 26, 2015 at 10:19 am


    The Washington & Lee High School Varsity Baseball Team opened its up its season last week with matchups versus Charles City and West Point.  Monday’s matchup with Charles City opened up slowly but ended in a 29-0 rout finding the Eagles on top.  Thursday’s game versus the Pointers of West Point also ended favorably for the Eagles, finding them on the good side of a 9 – 3 final score.

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  • Donkey Basketball Game at Colonial Beach High School

    Posted on March 17, 2015 at 12:34 pm

    The Colonial Beach High School PTA will be hosting a Donkey Basketball Game on March 26 at 7 p.m. in the High School Gym. Come out and watch the teachers, students, administrative staff, town officials and business owners play against each other while riding a donkey! It will be a evening full of laughter and fun, while raising money to help our students and staff members of Colonial Beach High School!!

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  • Colonial Beach girls basketball’s tremendous 2014-15 season ends at state semifinals

    Posted on March 11, 2015 at 10:49 am

    Sydni Carey makes a lay-up after a steal.

    The Colonial Beach Lady Drifters basketball team traveled to Richmond to play in the 1A State Semi Finals at the Siegel Center on Monday March 9. They fell behind midway through the first period by six then fought their way back to tie the score, 15-15, when the first horn sounded. The second period began like the first with the Lady Drifters and their crowd watching as the Twin Valley

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  • No. 1 Colonial Beach girls basketball defeats No. 4 Parry McCluer, advances to Region 1A East Finals against Surry, state 1A semifinals

    Posted on March 6, 2015 at 11:17 am

    Colonial Beach's Alexia Wilson fires off the shot over Parry McCluer defenders.

    The Conference 43 Champion Lady Drifters hosted the Conference 44 Champions, the Lady Blues from Parry McCluer Wednesday night, in the Drifterdome in the 1A East Regional semi-finals.  In what many describe as the best two teams in the region, top-seeded Colonial Beach earned the win with a final score of 44-30.  Coach Keith Dickerson was happy with his team’s performance and praised the skill of the ladies of Parry

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  • Washington and Lee boys basketball coach George Hunter reflects on successes, his players’ growth and challenges throughout the 2014-15 season

    Posted on March 5, 2015 at 9:00 am

    The Essex and Washington and Lee basketball teams and W&L cheerleaders held a prayer circle in honor of the late Danny Jones, Jr. last Monday.

    For the Washington and Lee boys basketball team, the 2014-2015 season ended all too soon. But it was a strong run nonetheless, as the Eagles finished the year 12-7 and ended the regular season on a high note with two big victories over Lancaster and Northumberland, who ranked 1 and 2, respectively, in the conference. Washington and Lee’s run came to an end in the conference quarterfinals when they were

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  • No. 1 Colonial Beach girls basketball advances to Region 1A East Semifinals

    Posted on March 4, 2015 at 8:56 am

    Emily Parks hits a short jump over a defender.

    The Colonial Beach Lady Drifters were at home versus the Appomattox Regional Governor’s School Lady Dragons in the 1A East Regional quarterfinals on Monday, March 2. The Lady Drifters took an early five-point lead only to have the visitors make the score close at the end of the first period (9-8). After a long three-pointer, the Lady Dragons were ahead by two with five minutes left in the half. A

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  • Colonial Beach girls, Essex boys win Conference 43 basketball championships

    Posted on February 28, 2015 at 10:30 pm

    Sydni Carey of Colonial Beach. File photo.

    On one side, the expected winner hoisted the trophy. On the other, a sixth-seeded team overcame the top three ranked squads in the conference en route to their huge victory in the finals. For girls basketball, No. 1 Colonial Beach grew their lead from a two-point, 20-18 advantage halftime to beat the No. 2 Rappahannock Raiders 46-33 in the Conference 43 finals at Lancaster High School. The Lady Drifters, also

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  • No. 1 Colonial Beach girls basketball over No. 4 Rappahannock County in Conference 43 Semifinals

    Posted on February 27, 2015 at 2:14 pm

    Emily Parks was back in action as she and her Lady Drifters squad disassembled Rappahannock County 69-20 on Tuesday.

    The girls varsity basketball Conference #43 semifinals were hosted by the top seeded Colonial Beach Lady Drifters this Tuesday in the Drifterdome. The winners advance to the finals this weekend in Lancaster. In the first game, the No. 1 Drifters dominated visiting Rapphanannock County with the final score 69-20.  The physicality of the Drifters simply overpowered the Panthers, who handed turnover after turnover to the undefeated Colonial Beach team with

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