- Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 April 2011 20:47
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It was a day inspired with Drifter pride. Saturday, April 16 will forever be a momentous day in Colonial Beach Sports history.
After 32 years of coaching in the Colonial Beach School system, Steve Swope was inducted with three other sports notables into the 12th annual Northern Neck Sports Wall of Fame induction program. Swope is the first person from the Colonial Beach area to be inducted into the sports shrine.
“I’m from a small underdog community that firmly believes in Drifter pride,” Swope said during the Hall of
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 April 2011 17:56
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The Colonial Beach Drifters varsity baseball team (6-0) delivered a knockout blow to Grace Brethren for the second time this season, as they kept their undefeated record unblemished.
In light of the postponed doubleheader against Rappahannock on Friday, the Drifters are looking forward
- Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 April 2011 20:53
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Last Saturday, Monroe Park was the scene of America’s favorite pastime at play. The Colonial Beach Drifters baseball program provided an action-packed baseball clinic for aspiring future baseball stars. Most of the kids who participated were members of the Westmoreland Little League baseball program. The combination of T-ball,
- Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 March 2011 21:57
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On Saturday at Monroe Park in Colonial Beach, the varsity Drifters baseball team opened the season with a doubleheader sweep over the Maryland School for the Deaf (MSFD). The Drifters capitalized on MSFD pitching, by focusing on producing runs and playing solid defense.
Drifter head coach Steve Swope spoke highly of his team’s efforts.
“We did the little things today by throwing strikes, staying fundamentally sound on defense, and producing a couple
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 March 2011 00:00
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The “Black & Gold” fever for winning has returned to Colonial Beach in the form of legendary sports icon Steve Swope.
The last time Swope led the program, the Drifters were celebrating a Tidewater District Championship in 2009. Interesting enough, Swope’s return has ignited a huge interest in spring sports; both girls’ softball and boys’