- Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 August 2013 11:14
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Although there are unknown challenges ahead, as the fall season unfolds, they now control their destiny. With two scrimmages (Rappahannock, Caroline), and one regular season game (West Point), the Drifters’ volleyball season is now officially in full swing. After a winless 2012 season, the effort to make vast improvements within their corps of players - veteran and new to the sport - is stronger than ever.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 August 2013 05:49
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They are the warriors that time will never forget. Like Roman gladiators, they have no fear, and the very thought of ironman football fuels their desire to represent the “Black & Gold” to the bitter end. It’s that time of the year again for Drifter varsity football.
With a scrimmage against Rappahannock under their belts, Drifter fans will have an opportunity to see their favorite sons battle Spotsylvania under the shadows of Monroe Park.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 July 2013 10:19
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For the second year in a row, the Colonial Beach Volleyball Camp was a huge success. Last week at the Drifterdome, in an effort to continue building the Drifter volleyball program, volleyball head coach Chase Davidson coordinated his annual volleyball camp that featured girls in grades 6 through 9, and pre-K through fifth grade. “It was good for us to separate the two groups this year, which allowed each player more hands-on-coaching,” Davidson said. “I really thought it went well coaching two groups, because we didn’t have the
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 July 2013 11:45
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As the Drifters’ new athletic director, Mike Patierno has a new vision for sports at Colonial Beach. Patierno’s era in Drifter sports began on Monday, June 1. He replaced longtime Drifter sports icon, Steve Swope.
While the task of setting the tone for a new wave in sports achievement is daunting, the former U.S. Army military police officer is adamant about continuing the age-old tradition of excellence, both on and off the
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 June 2013 11:15
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He taught them well! For over 34 years Steve Swope has extolled the benefits of staying fit to elementary, middle school and high school kids. “Along with healthy eating habits, physical fitness should be heavily emphasized,” Swope said. “It keeps people alive