- Last Updated on Saturday, 10 November 2012 11:15
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The Drifters (4-3, 4-4) are scratching and clawing their way into a potential Regional playoff berth. After two losses in a row to Rappahannock and Essex, the Drifters were not ready to throw in the towel for the 2012 season.
Not only did they dominate Northumberland (1-7, 2-7) offensively (51-26), but also they did it the hard way, by rushing for 505 yards on 48 carries. Prior to the Northumberland win, the Drifters were winless in the Northern Neck District.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 August 2012 13:53
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The 7th Annual Drifter Youth Cheer Camp was held August 13-17 at Colonial Beach High School in the Drifter Dome. The camp was held for students in kindergarten through seventh grade.
There were 28 children in attendance at this year’s camp. The camp focused on instructing young cheerleaders on the proper techniques in motions, jumps, cheers, dances, and tumbling. Also, for the first time, all camp participants were instructed and participated in basic stunting techniques.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 August 2012 15:38
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The Drifters will have a new volleyball coach setting a course for their future in the Northern Neck this season. Colonial Beach High School Athletic Director, Chase Davidson has replaced John Kramer, who coached the Drifters for one season. Daphne Davidson will assist Davidson.
Experience will have its benefits as the following players return to lead the Drifters into a competitive field of non-district and district opponents: Kora Herrod, junior, opposite hitter; Jessica Hurt, junior, middle hitter; Rachael Allison, sophomore, opposite hitter; McKenzie Conway, sophomore, opposite hitter, outside hitter; Tniyzsa Taylor, junior, middle hitter, setter.
- Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 July 2012 21:41
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Kids in Colonial Beach had plenty to keep them busy all summer. Between camps, open gyms, teams summer workout, and the weight room access to the public, there was hardly any down time for Colonial Beach High School student-athletes.
Drifter varsity baseball head coach Steve Swope started it off with his successful 18th annual baseball camp for boys and girls, ages five and up. The camp was featured fundamentals, contests, games, and camp attraction “the slip-n-slide station.”
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 May 2012 15:11
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With only four games left in the regular season, the Drifters are giving their division rivals a run for their money in the Northern Neck. On April 17 the Drifters pounded Northumberland, 10-3, and two days later they crushed Lancaster, 13-3. However, the Drifters lost an important district game last week to the Essex Trojans, 10-0.
Prior to the Essex game the Drifters had hoped to extend their 2-1-district status, but fell to the wrath of a seasoned veteran squad.
Essex pitcher Reggie Johnson struck out eight, walked one, and allowed two hits before shutting out the visiting Drifters for six innings. Johnson was credited with making the defensive play of the game by beating Jason Vickery to the bag on a first inning ground ball that barely missed going into right