- Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 August 2011 16:01
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He is a man on a mission to build a stronger foundation for the sports programs at Washington & Lee High School. Cole Vanover is confident that his recent promotion to assistant athletic director will be another step towards making the Eagles more competitive. The 2005 graduate replaced Michael Clark as the new assistant athletic director in July.
Thinking outside the box, Vanover’s approach to providing better facilities is simple, and in some respects, cutting edge. “Our county is at a disadvantage because of having two school systems, so funding isn’t exactly up to par,” Vanover said.
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Last Saturday at the Dream Fields in Kilmarnock, the Montross Middle School baseball team defeated the Colonial Beach, 10-6, for the coveted Northern Neck Middle School Baseball Championship.
During the championship game, Dylan Tyler struck out six Drifter players and allowed four hits in three innings of pitching. Jeremy Saunders came for two innings of relief, which resulted in one no hit and one strikeout.
Prior to the championship game, the Eagles defeated Lancaster in game one, 9-2. Cullen Bell was solid on the
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 May 2011 14:37
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Track and field
The Washington & Lee Eagles boys track and field team had gone nearly a month without racing until last week. Some of the athletes had forgotten what meets were even like until they finally had a race. Due to weather and a built in bye this month-long hiatus was taking its toll on the coaches and especially the athletes. The Eagles had two meets scheduled the last two weeks to travel to Northumberland, but both meets were canceled and there was no plan to make them up. Thankfully, West Point High School welcomed
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 April 2011 14:46
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The Washington & Lee boys track team is off to its best start in years. Two weeks ago the Eagles placed third at the King William Invitational, their highest placing ever at the Bob Murray Invitational.
Then last Wednesday the Eagles traveled back to King William to face the Cavilers and Richmond County
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 April 2011 14:44
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The soccer season for Washington & Lee has been a challenging one already. Many players are being forced to play in unfamiliar territories because of the loss of some teammates for miscellaneous reasons. The Eagles started off very slow, winning one game while losing six. Last week, W&L had a rematch against undefeated King William in Montross. King William previously beat W&L 4-0, scoring all their goals