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Le’Arie Kelley, Brook Reed, Kyndal James and Caroline Merryman set up on defense for Lancaster at the start of the third set.

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

Posted on October 1, 2014 at 12:39 am

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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  • Washington and Lee Eagles swipe victory from Rappahannock Raiders in closing seconds

    Posted on September 24, 2014 at 12:04 pm

    Marcus Byrd leaps up to try and make the catch amidst double-coverage.

    For 47 minutes and 57 seconds Friday night, it looked as though the Washington & Lee football team would suffer its first loss of the season. But on the last play of the Border Bowl against Rappahannock High School, Eagles quarterback Treshaun Brown broke outside to his left and scored the game-tying touchdown.  Jacob Daiger’s extra point was good, and the Eagles remain unbeaten. The Raiders took control of the

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  • Essex Trojans dominate Nandua, 62-8

    Posted on September 24, 2014 at 11:58 am

    Quarterback Dominek Broaddus dives for one of Essex’s nine touchdowns.

    The Essex Trojans rolled up their second win in as many weeks, soundly defeating Nandua, 62-8, Friday night in Tappahannock. The outcome demonstrates that for Coach John Fulks and his players, the challenge is often staying tuned up for the inevitable big games that will come later. The coach gave his squad good marks for their performance against the Eastern Shore team.  “I was pleased with our execution on both

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