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Mitchell Hale delivers a fastball against the Cavaliers

Rappahannock rebounds with win over Cavaliers

Posted on April 23, 2014 at 10:46 am

After a frustrating week in which the team endured a rainout against West Point and a frustrating loss to Lancaster, the Rappahannock Varsity Baseball team rebounded with a 4-3 spring break win over King William to bring the team’s record to 6 wins and 1 losses. Following the West Point rainout, the team road into Lancaster with high expectations. “We were not ready to play,” stated head coach Larry Barker.

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  • Softball squad narrowly loses 2-1 to Lady Cavaliers

    Posted on April 23, 2014 at 10:43 am

    Makenzie Hall anchors the Lady Raiders defense.

    The Varsity Lady Raiders softball team played a make-up game against the King William Lady Cavaliers on Thursday April 17. These teams have outstanding pitchers backed-up by stingy defenses. Hallie Berger was in the circle for the home team; she has a range of pitches with an overpowering fastball that accounted for nine strikeouts. The Lady Raiders jumped out to a one run lead in the first inning, and held

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  • Raiders tennis team victorious over New Kent Trojans

    Posted on April 16, 2014 at 4:57 pm

    Rappahannock’s  Bradley Hedges serves up an ace.

    The Rappahannock Raiders boys’ tennis team was matched against the New Kent Trojans on Tuesday April 8. The top six players on the Raiders played the top six on the Trojans; one versus one in single matches and so on. Bradley Hedges, Paul France, Evan France, Jacob Gozka, Riley Knight, Landon Rock all won their sets rather easily. Bradley Hedges didn’t allow his opponent to score a point in seven

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  • Rappahannock Raiders varsity baseball team off to fast start

    Posted on April 9, 2014 at 9:54 am

    The Rappahannock Raiders Varsity Baseball team ran their record to 5-0 after the first two weeks of the season with two wins over Mathews and a win apiece over Middlesex, King William, and West Point. “We have many things to improve,” said head coach Larry Barker, “but I like what I see. This team has enormous potential.” The Raiders started the season by taking a doubleheader from Mathews at Mathews.

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  • Varsity Raiders strong in Matthews double-header

    Posted on April 2, 2014 at 11:56 am

    Hallie Berger, above, starting pitcher for the Rappahannock Girl’s Varsity team, was strong as the in this week’s double-header win against Matthews.

    The Rappahannock Raiders baseball and softball teams came off the diamond as winners last week after a double header against their opposing team from Matthews. On March 27, the Raiders boys took the day 3-0 and 4-0, with the girl’s team winning 7-3 and 5-4 on a cold, windy evening. For the girls, in a knuckle-biter, Courtney Berhalter brought in the much needed final run in the second game during

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  • Richmond County Little League plans to open big

    Posted on April 2, 2014 at 11:53 am

    This weekend throngs of people will head to the Little League fields in Warsaw for one of the regions most highly anticipated sports events of the year – Opening Day. On Saturday. April 5, hundreds of parents, players and coaches will watch as teams from across the region take to the diamonds to begin a season-long battle of the bats. This year, Dean Loudy, Richmond County’s first Little League coach,

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  • Cavaliers take the day in a bitter, cold meet against Trojans

    Posted on April 2, 2014 at 11:48 am

    The Essex Trojans baseball team hosted the King William Cavaliers on a chilly Thursday March 27. The Trojans fell behind early with the Cavaliers scoring one run in the first and third inning. They got one run back in the bottom of the third only to give up another one in the top of the fourth. When their opponent scored two runs in the sixth, the home team found themselves

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  • Rappahannock tennis team falls to George Mason

    Posted on March 26, 2014 at 10:33 am

    Riley Knight lobs back a shot during his singles’ match with David Drawbaugh during last week’s game against George Mason.

    On a sunny Thursday the tennis season kicked off for the Rappahannock High School boys’ team as they hosted George Mason High School. Playing for Rappahannock were Bradley Hedges, Evan France, Paul France, Jacob Goszka, Landon Rock and Riley Knight. Visiting from George Mason were Jacob Morris, Nate Jones, Thomas Morris, Jacob Field, Thomas Beddow and David Drawbaugh. Coaches for the Raiders team were David holt, Jackie Morris and Corbin

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  • A ‘Reel American Hero’ in our midst

    Posted on March 24, 2014 at 9:34 am

    Kris Johnson 02

    Did you get to go fishing this past weekend? Saturday was a beautiful day to be out fishing. I didn’t get a chance to go myself as I traveled up to the Augusta County Fishing Expo and Flea Market on Saturday with fellow angler and FLW Northern Everstart Series pro Kris Johnson. What an amazing day it was too, a lot of laughter, bass fishing skill learning, and being touched

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