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The W&L Eagles varsity basketball team was on the road against the Colonial Beach Drifters on Tuesday, February 4 and went to double overtime before losing by one-point. Both teams hit the floor running and gunning, they scored twenty or more with the Eagles behind (20-27) after the firs…

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The Rappahannock Lady Raiders varsity basketball team began their NND week with a win over the Northumberland Lady Indians on Tuesday, January 28; then they traveled to the W&L Lady Eagles to snatch a victory on Thursday, January 30. The Lady Raiders offense and defense came out of the l…

The W&L Eagles varsity basketball team recorded two victories this week at home versus the Lancaster Red Devils on Tuesday, January 28 and on the road against the Rappahannock Raiders on Friday, January 31. The Eagles didn’t start the game against the Red Devils like it would be a good n…

To no one’s surprise, the Lancaster Red Devils made shambles of the Northern Neck  District Tournament held here last Wednesday. With a competitor in each of the 14 weight classes, Lancaster easily out paced the reminder of the four schools with teams present. The battle was for second place…

After most of the week off to take care of those dreaded exams to close out the fall semester, the girls and guys got back in their game uniforms on Thursday. The ladies traveled to W&L in Montross while the guys entertained the W&L Eagle guys in Northumberland the same night. It was not a

The Rappahannock Lady Raiders varsity basketball team had two home games one out of district versus the King William Lady Cavaliers on Tuesday, January 21 and one in district against the Colonial Beach Lady Drifters on Thursday, January 23. The undefeated Lady Cavaliers used their height adv…

The W&L Eagles varsity basketball team went on the road to face and beat the Northumberland Indians on Friday, January 24. The Eagles had only three made field goals in the first period and were behind (8-12) after the first eight minutes. They found more offense in the second quarter to…

The Northumberland Academic team completed their season last Monday with a trip to Lancaster High School.  They lost both matches, one to Rappahannock (Warsaw) and one to Essex.  The losses eliminated then from further completion this season as only the top four teams advance to the northern…

The Rappahannock Lady Raiders varsity basketball team traveled to and routed the Essex Lady Trojans on Tuesday, January 14. The Lady Raiders took an early lead after the first period (13-5); they pressured the Lady Trojans and jumped in the passing lanes that turned defense to offense and ea…

The W&L Eagles varsity basketball team lost a late lead at home against the Colonial Drifters on Tuesday, January 14. The Eagles found themselves down (13-18) after the first period with just under 50% shooting. They found their release points and the shots started falling in the second …

The first week back at school after the Christmas break was a mixed bag for the Northumberland High teams. An up and down week that was mostly down. The academic squad continues to look for that opening win of the season, the guys basketball team is still struggling with the right formula on…

The Rappahannock Lady Raiders varsity basketball team notched two victories for the week; they defeated the Northumberland Lady Indians at home on Tuesday, January 7, and W&L Lady Eagles on Thursday, January 9. The game was close after the first eight minutes with the Lady Raiders up by …

The Colonial Beach Drifters varsity basketball team hosted the Essex Trojans and ran them off the court on Tuesday, January 7. The Trojans were the first on the scoreboard with a three-pointer (0-3); the Drifters matched the long range shot to tie the game (3-3) then they went up (7-3) with …

The Northumberland Academic team took their traveling group the road Monday the sixteenth at Essex. In matches there they lost to Colonial Beach and Rappahannock High (Warsaw). The Indians team is made up of mostly of sophomores and is in a learning phase within the Northern Neck District. T…

The W&L Eagles varsity basketball team went on the road to play the Rappahannock Raiders in the GEBC Classic on Friday, December 27. The Eagles scored first (2-0) then was down (2-3) with 4:55 to play in the first period; both teams were a little tight to start. The Eagles took a one-poi…

The Rappahannock Lady Raiders varsity basketball team hosted the W&L Lady Eagles in the GEBC Classic on Friday, December 27. The Lady Raiders were behind (0-3) early then they took a (5-3) lead with 4:42 to play in the first period. A seven-point run put them up (7-3) with another three-…

The Rappahannock Lady Raiders varsity basketball team hosted the W&L Lady Eagles in the GEBC Classic on Friday, December 27. The Lady Raiders were behind (0-3) early then they took a (5-3) lead with 4:42 to play in the first period. A seven-point run put them up (7-3) with another three-…

The W&L Eagles varsity basketball team went on the road to play the Rappahannock Raiders in the GEBC Classic on Friday, December 27. The Eagles scored first (2-0) then was down (2-3) with 4:55 to play in the first period; both teams were a little tight to start. The Eagles took a one-poi…

Merry Christmas! May your Christmas Season be filled with peace, hope, joy, and love. May you be truly blessed! Did you get to go fishing over the weekend or one afternoon? I got out Monday last week with Tiffany Risch for a little fun. We hit the pond around 9:30 and hit up the deepest

The winter sports season officially opened on December 3 with both the girls and guys basketball teams in action; on December 5 with the Academic teams having their first meet; and on December 7 when the wrestling team took to the mats in completion. After graduation last spring, it’s a yout…

The W&L Eagles basketball team traveled to the Charles City Panthers on Wednesday, December 11 and were home to the Maggie L. Walker Governors School Green Dragons on Friday, December 13. The Eagles found themselves down early to the Panthers (7-16) after the first period. They found som…

The Rappahannock Lady Raiders varsity basketball team beat the King and Queen Central Lady Tigers at home on Monday, December 9. The Lady Raiders were first to score and never looked back; they went up (5-0) with 5:44 left in the first period. Their defense kept the Lady Tigers off the score…

The W&L Lady Eagles varsity basketball team faced and defeated the West Point Lady Pointers at home on Monday, December 2. Head Coach Michael Fisher stated, “We have three returning players and only two starters from a state caliber team.” The Lady Eagles took an early two-point lead aft…

The Rappahannock Lady Raiders varsity basketball team hosted the West Point Lady Pointers on Friday, December 6. Good defense and not being able to get the ball to go in the basket made for a long first period; the Lady Pointers were first on the scoreboard with a free throw (0-1) with 2:49 to go

The guys basketball team got in a scrimmage this past week and the girls got in two over this past week and a half. Both showed the players and the coaching staffs just how far they had to go to get ready for the long and tough season that begins this week in earnest. The

“In all the years I’ve been involved in Westmoreland Youth Football since 2006, there has never been a clean sweep of the Superbowl, but we did it today! I think they call that a dynasty! We have the best coaches, best players, and best parents. We all won.” This statement, which came from W…

The six coaches and their assistants got together and voted on the 2019 All Northern Neck District Football teams. On the offensive side of the ball firs team, Essex center Charles Jackson, o-line Colonial Beach Omarion Johnson, Essex Noah Acree, Rappahannock Marveon Newton and Delonta Butle…

Tuesday night last week saw the close of the Fall Sports programs for Northumberland for the 2019 season. With no teams or individual still playing, the ceremony both closed the season and set the time for winter sports to begin for the Indians. Athletic Director Teresa Rock welcomed those i…

The W&L Eagles football team traveled to the Essex Trojans for their game in the second round of the class 1 Region A playoffs on Friday November 22. Coming off a thrilling down to the last second victory of the Drifters just a week ago the Eagles had to be brewing with confidence. All parts

The Rappahannock Lady Raiders volleyball team hosted the Riverheads Lady Gladiators in the team and school’s first ever trip to the state semifinals on Tuesday, November 19. Their season came to an end with a (0-3) loss to the Lady Gladiators. The Lady Raiders did what their Head Coach Krist…

When the Rappahannock Raiders were here a few weeks back for homecoming, they made it look easy in their lop-sided win over the Indians. Friday night there in the Region 1A East opening round, the score might have been about the same but the Indians put together one of their strongest games …

The W&L Eagles football team was home in the first round of the class 1 region A playoffs versus the Colonial Beach Drifters on Friday, November 15. The two schools share the same county, so there’s always a family rivalry when they line up. Going to a game as an unbiased observer is qui…

The Rappahannock Raiders volleyball team went into the class 1 Region A championship having to face the Lancaster Lady Red Devils in the regional quarterfinals on Monday, November 4. They defeated the Lady Red Devils in three sets (3-0). Next on the list was the Chincoteague Lady Ponies in t…

The Northumberland Indians harrier team participated last Wednesday in the Region 1A East cross country championships on the William and Mary course in Williamsburg. The guys team took sixth overall with Zach Moore taking a third place to advance to this week end’s Group 1A state championshi…

The NND (Essex Trojans, Lancaster Red Devils, Northumberland Indians, Rappahannock Raiders, W&L Eagles) competed in the class 1 Region A cross country meet at Eastern State Hospital in Williamsburg on Wednesday, November 6. The Eagles’ Conner Benson finished ninth in 19:05, Luis Murillo …

The NND (Essex Trojans, Lancaster Red Devils, Northumberland Indians, Rappahannock Raiders, W&L Eagles) competed in the class 1 Region A cross country meet at Eastern State Hospital in Williamsburg on Wednesday, November 6. Rappahannock Raiders Nicholas Pierson finished eighth with a tim…

The regular season is over and this past week has been the opening of post season play for most of the Northumberland Indian teams. Lancaster took both the guys and the girls team titles in Tuesday’s Northern Neck District championship held at the old King’s Quarters course this past Tuesday…

The W&L Eagles varsity football team was on the road to play the Essex Trojans on Friday, November 4. The defense for both teams stepped up to start the game. The Trojans got a drive going late in the first quarter and ended with an Avante Banks four-yard touchdown run to make it (0-8) with

The Rappahannock Lady Raiders varsity volleyball team brought home two trophies from the NND regular season and tournament on Wednesday, October 30. They finished the season (17-3-1) and didn’t lose a game in the NND to become the regular season champions. The Lady Raiders defeated the W&…

The Indians harriers traveled to Beaverdam Park last Wednesday to participate in a quad meet. Northumberland did not field a five man team in the guy’s event but were buoyed by Justin Perez personal best time of 21:10 in the meet. They will run at Lancaster early this week in the Northern Ne…

The W&L Eagles cross country team hosted a six team (Essex, Lancaster, Middlesex, Rappahannock, West Point, W&L) meet at W&L Chandler’s course on Wednesday, October 23. This was the last meet before the NND championship meet. The Eagles Hayley Hirschberg fifteenth 28:05, Celene K…

The Rappahannock Raiders varsity football team were home to play the W&L Eagles on Friday, October 25. Head Coach William West said, “We know what we had to do, and we know what we didn’t do in the first game. We played like a team.” The Raiders took the opening kickoff and went six plays

The Lady Indian field hockey team closed out their regular home season with a 3-0 win over 5A Highland Springs to celebrate Senior Night here on Friday. The victory gives the young Indian ladies their fifth of the season in what coach Mark Fridenstine called  “A class A game.” Northumberland…

The W&L Eagles varsity football team hosted the Northumberland Indians on Friday, October 18. After the handshake and coin toss at mid-field the Eagles commenced to run through the Indians. James ‘LJ’ Kelly Jr crossed the goal line from 16yds out to make it (6-0). The Eagles defense stop…

The Rappahannock Raiders varsity football team played and dismantled the Lancaster Red Devils at home on Friday, October 18. The Raiders took their first possession on their forty-two-yard line and two plays later they were in the endzone after a Kahlique ‘KJ’ Gaines 32yd touchdown pass to I…

The Northumberland cross country team was in action last week with a quad meet at Lancaster. They are scheduled to run in the MileStat meet in Richmond this Saturday against some outstanding competition from the surrounding area of several states. The Lady Indians varsity field hockey team w…

The W&L Eagles traveled to the Lancaster Red Devils on Friday, October 11 and clubbed them with 69 points. The Eagles offense was scoring at will. This had to be one of the most lopsided games the Eagles have ever had. This was a stat padder if the coaching staff wanted to use it that

The Rappahannock Raiders inducted five new members, Terry Bain, Dickie Brooks, Keith Bryant, Ed Smith, and James ‘Jimmy’ Sumiel, into their Hall of Fame on Friday, October 11. Terry Bain was a member of the class of 1982; she was a three-sport basketball, softball, track and field athlete an…

The Northumberland  Harriers have had a busy two weeks with some very promising results. On September 25 at King William, the Indians’ Zach Moore took first and the team third in the five team field. Pierce Delacourt was seventh, Dustin Perez 11th,  Grant Biddlecomb 14th,Tom Neale 22nd, and …

The W&L Eagles varsity football team played the King George Foxes at home on Friday, October 4. The Eagles turned the ball over and put the Foxes in scoring range. The Foxes took advantage of the field position and turned it into points with a touchdown to change the scoreboard (0-7) wit…

The Rappahannock Lady Raiders varsity volleyball team traveled to the Colonial Beach Lady Drifters on Tuesday, October 1 and hosted the Lancaster Lady Red Devils on Thursday October 3. They netted two more district wins behind their offensive system of a good first contact to the setter that…