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Washington and Lee's Amy Saunders launches the ball over Rappahannock's Megan Elbourn for the attempted shot.

Rappahannock girls varsity basketball team defeats Washington and Lee 54-28

Posted on January 29, 2015 at 10:21 pm

Despite another late-game burst from the Washington and Lee Eagles, the Rappahannock Lady Raiders controlled the first three quarters of play to coast to victory, 54-28. W&L sank more shots in the final quarter than they did in the first three periods of play, with five players combining for 15 points in the fourth, including five from Rynesha Goode. But Rappahannock contained the Eagles to a five-point first half, and

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  • Colonial Beach Lady Drifters notch three straight, dominate top conference rivals

    Posted on January 28, 2015 at 3:27 pm

    Emily Parks shows her range with a three pointer.

    The Colonial Beach varsity girls team rebounded from a close loss to Caroline in the past week with three dominant victories, including two over top conference rivals Northumberland and Rappahannock. Hosting their opponents all of last week, the Lady Drifters on Tuesday took on the Cavaliers and fell by a mere three points in a 52-49 defeat. The Lady Drifters turned their luck around to command Wednesday evening’s matchup, out-scoring

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  • Colonial Beach varsity girls basketball squad defeats Rappahannock 70-41, gets Northumberland tonight

    Posted on January 23, 2015 at 11:06 am

    Colonial Beach put together a commanding performance to defeat the visiting Lady Raiders 70-41 with four of their Lady Drifters scoring in the double-digits. Sydni Carey tallied up 12 points in the first quarter to help her team lead the Raiders 14-6. In the second period, Meredith Slaw led the Raiders’ charge with a seven-point effort, but Carey, Kenzie Cox and Alexia Wilson combined for 16 points to extend the

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  • Brain power on display at Conference 43 Scholastic Bowl Tournament

    Posted on January 22, 2015 at 12:36 am

    Washington and Lee's Serena Thompson (from left), Danny Mundy, Kory Cave and Logan Sandy work together on a team question during the Conference 43 Scholastic Bowl Tournament.

    The thinking man’s sport took the spotlight Saturday at Colonial Beach High School as seven teams competed in the Conference 43 Scholastic Bowl tournament. Rappahannock County, the only team in the conference that’s neither in the Northern Neck nor close by, claimed the conference championship for the second consecutive year, defeating Rappahannock High School in Richmond County once again for the trophy. Colonial Beach and Washington and Lee both fought

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  • Colonial Beach Lady Drifters defeat St. Margaret’s 41-20, face Rappahannock next

    Posted on January 21, 2015 at 10:10 pm

    Colonial Beach's Emily Parks before making the free throw.

    The Colonial Beach varsity basketball team rebounded from its 52-49 loss to Caroline Tuesday evening with a 41-20 victory over St. Margaret’s School. The Lady Drifters (10-3) have a big game ahead of them tomorrow evening when they face the Rappahannock Lady Raiders, who were 10-2 heading into tonight’s game against Cumberland. “It’s always going to be tough,” Lady Drifters Head Coach Keith Dickerson said of their upcoming matchup against

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  • Lady Drifters 9-3 heading into matchup against St. Margaret’s

    Posted on January 21, 2015 at 1:06 pm

    The Colonial Beach girls varsity basketball team defeated the King Gorge Foxes 46-43 on Saturday, but narrowly lost to Caroline 52-49. The Lady Drifters will face St. Margaret’s on Wednesday, January 21 and conference rival Rappahannock (currently 10-2) in a big  game on Thursday, January 22. JV games start at 6 p.m. followed by varsity at 7:30.  

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  • Drifters and Eagles face off against each other, take losses against Northumberland and Essex, respectively

    Posted on January 21, 2015 at 12:39 pm

    Lamar Lucas, Colonial Beach (right) looks to dribble past Washington and Lee's Jarret Sumiel.

    The Colonial Beach varsity boys basketball team used their home court to their  advantage on Tuesday, January 13 to defeat Washington and Lee 67-59.  The young Drifter team, with only one senior in the starting lineup, controlled the scoreboard throughout the game, only allowing the Eagles to catch up a couple of times that night.  The county rivals gave their fans plenty of action in the battle to lead Conference

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  • Lamar Lucas scores 23 points in Colonial Beach’s 76-49 loss to Lancaster

    Posted on January 10, 2015 at 1:58 pm

    With a swish of the basket, the blaring sound of the game-ending buzzer and the roaring cheers from the bleachers, Darrin Doggett’s field goal closed out a 76-49 victory for his Lancaster Red Devils over the visiting Colonial Beach Drifters on Friday. But in spite of the final score, the Drifters (1-10) went toe-to-toe with the hosting team (8-3) throughout the first two quarters and only trailed Lancaster by six

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  • Rappahannock girls basketball team defeats Washington and Lee 66-29

    Posted on January 8, 2015 at 10:16 pm

    Washington and Lee's Teondra Brooks, their leading scorer for the night, sinks a free throw.

    A dominant first quarter from the Rappahannock girls varsity basketball team set the tone for the rest of the game as they went on to beat the Washington and Lee Lady Eagles 66-29. The Lady Raiders returned to Montross less than two weeks after their last meeting with W&L and put up 22 points in the first period, including 14 from game-leading scorer Selene Epps. Washington and Lee struggled to

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