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Rappahannock rolls out two more victories, avenges earlier loss to Mathews

Posted on March 27, 2015 at 7:22 pm

Their bats have awakened. The Rappahannock varsity baseball team stormed the scoreboards this past week, trouncing Middlesex 13-4 and avenging an earlier loss to Mathews with an 11-7 victory. The Raiders’ offense kicked off Tuesday’s matchup against Middlesex at full throttle, amassing nine runs in the first two innings.  Head Coach Jim Bieger noted his team’s bats “really woke up for the first time this year” in their win over the

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  • Rappahannock varsity baseball team begins season 1-1

    Posted on March 21, 2015 at 3:34 pm

    Eamonn Collins

    The Rappahannock baseball team will get its chance to exact revenge on the team that trumped them less than a week ago. Round 2 against the Mathews Blue Devils will serve as the home field opener for the Raiders, who kick off the 2015 season 1-1 prior to Tuesday. They began the year on a high note, defeating King William 5-3 with pitcher Eamonn Collins delivering a complete game on

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  • Essex basketball coach recaps 2014-2015 season

    Posted on March 12, 2015 at 12:21 pm

    Essex’s Sterling Hammond in a matchup against Lanacaster from earlier this season.

    It was an up-and-down regular season for the Essex boys basketball team, but they shined in the Conference 43 tournament, winning the final game over the number-one seeded Lancaster Red Devils and advancing as far as regional play. The Trojans overcame a late start to the season due to many of their players going to the football state championship game in December. Essex Head Coach James Moore said they gave

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  • Son of longtime Warsaw residents gets offer from University of Miami

    Posted on March 11, 2015 at 9:12 am

    High school football star Devon Robinson

    High school junior Devon Robinson, the son of longtime Warsaw residents, recently received his first offer for a full ride scholarship to play football. It came from the University of Miami. The offer from the prestigious private college, whose Hurricanes compete in the Football Bowl Subdivision of the National Collegiate Athletic Association, could be the first of several for the six-foot-six, 280-pound offensive lineman, who never thought he would have

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  • Conference 43 boys basketball: No. 6 Essex defeats No. 1 Lancaster 46-44 in finals

    Posted on March 4, 2015 at 9:00 am

    The Essex Trojans lift the Conference 43 tourney trophy after edging Lancaster 46-44.

    The No. 6 Essex Trojans varsity boys’ basketball team had to defeat the No. 3 Washington and Lee Eagles on February 23 and the No. 2 Northumberland Indians on February 24 to earn a spot in the Conference 43 finals versus the host team No. 1 Lancaster Red Devils. The Trojans jumped out to a ten point lead, 11-1, with four minutes left in the first. They kept the lead

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  • Upcoming Rappahannock High School activities March 2 – 7

    Posted on March 1, 2015 at 8:46 pm

    Monday, March 2 Girls Basketball @ Middlesex, 5:30pm (depart 3:45)   – Region 1A East Quarterfinal Tuesday, March 3 Conference 43 Basketball Coaches meeting, RHS Library, Girls 6pm, Boys 7pm Wednesday, March 4 Region 1A East Girls Basketball Semifinals, Site and Time TBA Thursday, March 5 Region 1A East Girls Basketball Finals, Site and Time TBA Girls Tennis @ West Point (scrimmage), 4pm (depart 2:45) Friday, March 6 None Saturday,

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

    Posted on February 28, 2015 at 10:25 pm

    Alex Peterson, Essex. 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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  • Poll: Which girls basketball team will most likely win the 1A East Region?

    Posted on February 28, 2015 at 4:37 pm

    Meredith Slaw, the game-leading scorer for the Raiders, snatches a rebound.

    WARSAW, Virginia – The 2015 VHSL regional basketball tournament begins on March 2. Among the eight teams that have advanced, Colonial Beach and Rappahannock will represent Conference 43. Here is your chance to weigh in on the question we have for readers: Which girls basketball team will most likely win the 1A East Region? Vote below. Click here for the 1A East Region bracket. Higher seeded teams will host in

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  • Poll: Which boys basketball team will most likely win the 1A East Region?

    Posted on February 28, 2015 at 4:24 pm

    Tyrell Henderson (left) from Lancaster.

    WARSAW, Virginia – The 2015 VHSL regional basketball tournament begins on March 2. Among the eight teams that have advanced, Essex and Lancaster will represent Conference 43. Here is your chance to weigh in on the question we have for readers: Which boys basketball team will most likely win the 1A East Region? Vote below. Click here for the 1A East Region bracket. Higher seeded teams will host in the

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