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Rappahannock varsity baseball defeats Lancaster 6-1, improves to 8-1

Posted on April 17, 2015 at 11:56 am

The Rappahannock varsity baseball team’s first conference game of the year produced a solid 6-1 win over the visiting Lancaster Red Devils, improving the Raiders’ overall record to 8-1. The offense set the tone early with Ken Pierson blasting a 2-run single to stretch Rappahannock’s lead to 5-0 in the second inning. Pierson not only had three RBI’s overall on offense, but he also contributed four assists from shortstop. Catcher

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  • Rappahannock JV softball trounces Lancaster 13-0

    Posted on April 17, 2015 at 12:17 am

    Rappahannock's Madison Pierson faced 19 batters over five innings, striking out seven.

    The Rappahannock JV softball team kept up their torrid pace as they dominated the visiting Red Devils in five innings to win 13-0. The Raiders jumped out to a 6-0 lead in the first inning with Lancaster facing a total of 10 batters. Madison Pierson on offense set up her team’s scoring run with a hit up the middle and a slide to second base. Savannah Goodman followed up with

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  • Rappahannock varsity softball dominates Lancaster 16-0, improves to 5-5

    Posted on April 16, 2015 at 11:15 pm

    Rappahannock's Kathryn Morris unleashes her final pitch of the third inning to strike out her third consecutive batter.

    Lancaster faced no fewer than five batters per inning. Rappahannock faced no more than four. Sixteen Lady Red Devils stepped up to bat in the entire game. Seventeen Lady Raiders did so in the first inning. With 16 runs, two two-run homers, no runs allowed and a blistering performance on defense–pitcher Kathryn Morris her 13 strikeouts (K’s)–Rappahannock’s varsity softball team put away Lancaster in five innings to improve their overall

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  • Rappahannock baseball defeats West Point 14-9, improves to 7-1

    Posted on April 15, 2015 at 8:10 am

    While it wasn’t the prettiest of games–Rappahannock baseball Head Coach Jim Bieger noted Tuesday–the varsity Raiders managed to gut out a victory over West Point on Monday, winning 14-9. “Brennan King really gave us a lift in his three innings [as pitcher],” Bieger said. King faced only 10 batters and struck out five. He picked up the win with three scoreless innings. Eamonn Collins hit 3-for-4, including a double and

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  • Virginia Motor Speedway to open weekly racing season on April 18

    Posted on April 14, 2015 at 1:26 pm

    Virginia Motor Speedway will return to racing this Saturday April 18th to host opening night of the 2015 season. WRAR/WNNT Night will feature all five of the Virginia Army National Guard Dirt Series divisions. The night will feature the Victory Lap Late Model, Aaron’s Pro Late Model, Truckin Thunder Sportsman, Budweiser Modified and Collision One Limited Stock Car divisions.  Competitor gates for Saturday April 18th will open at 2pm for inspection and

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  • 1A Rappahannock baseball defeats 5A Deep Run Wildcats, looks to West Point

    Posted on April 10, 2015 at 11:48 am

    Rappahannock's Eamonn Collins knocks one out of the park for two runs.

    Should they play like they did Tuesday, the Raiders could be poised for a deep run in the playoffs. The 1A Rappahannock High School varsity baseball team on April 7 defeated the 5A Deep Run Wildcats in Glen Allen, winning 4-2 and improving their overall record to 6-1. For Head Coach Jim Bieger, this win says his team can compete in what they deem to be a big game. “Sometimes

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  • King of the Commonwealth at Virginia Motor Speedway, April 11

    Posted on April 9, 2015 at 12:13 pm

    The excitement level for this Saturday’s Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth Is already at an all-time high; but things are about to get more exciting as Aaron’s Inc. and Virginia Motor Speedway announce “The Best Seat in the House” promotion. Is your favorite seat the “Best seat in the House”? It just may be come Saturday! During the nights events where you sit could win you one of several prizes

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  • 1A Rappahannock baseball defeats 5A Deep Run, up to five straight wins

    Posted on April 4, 2015 at 11:41 pm

    Tyler Hennage finds himself safe after sliding back to 1st base.

    The Rappahannock varsity baseball team extended their winning streak to five games after earning repeat victories over Middlesex and King William this past week and defeating Deep Run on Tuesday. The Raiders (6-1) put away their March 31 matchup against the Chargers in five innings, 11-1, and on Thursday came from behind to defeat the Cavaliers 4-3. Against Middlesex, Brennan King pitched a complete game with nine strikeouts and faced

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  • Lisa Spiers Memorial 5K Run/Walk in Kilmarnock, April 11

    Posted on April 3, 2015 at 12:40 pm

    Kilmarnock Baptist Church presents the Lisa Spiers Memorial 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, April 11, 2015. The race will start at Kilmarnock Baptist Church, 65 East Church Street, heading west to Main St., and then turn on Waverly Ave. toward the Chesapeake Bay.  At Boathouse Cove, the course will turn around and return to finish at Kilmarnock Baptist Church via the Kilmarnock Fireman’s Carnival grounds. All participants will receive a T-shirt and goodie bag.  Trophies will be give for the first overall male/female and for the

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