Boys Soccer: York’s Poelker named Group 3A Player of the Year

Max Poelker earned Group 3A Player of the Year honors. (file photo)

With the high school soccer season completed, the Virginia High School League has announced the boys soccer players named to their respective All-State teams. In total, the Historic Triangle produced 17 All-State selections across Group 4A, 3A and 2A. Among the All-State recipients was York (15-2-1) senior Max Poelker, who took home Group 3A Player of […]

Lafayette names Andy Linn new athletic director

Lafayette coach Andy Linn talks to his team after a football scrimmage. (Photo by Will Armbruster/WYDaily)

Since joining Lafayette High School’s athletic department as an assistant football coach in 1997, Andy Linn dreamed of one day becoming the school’s athletic director. Linn, who has served as Lafayette’s Head Football Coach for the past five years, saw his dream become a reality Tuesday as the Williamsburg-James City County School Board officially tapped him […]

Walsingham hires Tribe alumna to lead field hockey

Emma Clifton was a standout player for the Tribe. Photo courtesy of Tribe Athletics

Former William & Mary field hockey standout Emma Clifton will be taking the reins as Walsingham Academy’s new head field hockey coach, the school announced in a news release on Monday. As a member of the Tribe’s field hockey program from 2011 to 2014, Clifton logged 57 points in 69 career games and holds a […]

Tribe runner earns seventh at NCAA Championships

William & Mary's Regan Rome took seventh at the NCAA Championships. (Photo courtesy of Tribe Athletics)

William & Mary sophomore Regan Rome is spending time in her native Pennsylvania, unwinding from what proved to be a historic performance during the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon on June 11. Competing in the 5,000-meter run, Rome earned a seventh-place finish with a time of 16:06.50. With her […]

Bruton boys soccer shatters expectations

Senior captain Lanson Fontaine led the Panthers in scoring. (Ty Hodges/WYDaily)

The words were harsh, but effective. With Bruton’s boys soccer team coming off a 3-1 loss to Jamestown on April 29, dropping the Panthers to 5-4 on the season, Bruton boys soccer coach Luke Taylor delivered a fiery speech, spouting his frustrations and lambasting his team’s mindset that losing to a “good team” was acceptable. […]

Jamestown sophomore breaks wheelchair racing world record, eyes Rio Paralympics

Alexa Halko recently broke a world record in the T34 800-meter. (Ty Hodges/WYDaily)

Inside the Michael A. Carroll Track and Soccer Stadium on the campus of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, a strong headwind whipped down the back stretch of the rubberized track. Alexa Halko, a 15-year-old sophomore at Jamestown High School, sat in her Top End racing wheelchair before the start of the T34 800-meter during the Fast Cow Invitational […]

State Boys Soccer: Bruton’s historic season ends with title game loss

Bruton's boys soccer season came to an end Saturday in the Group 2A championship game. (file photo)

A hat trick by George Mason’s Elliot Mercado helped end Bruton’s historic boys soccer season in disappointing fashion, as the Panthers fell 6-1 in the Group 2A state championship at Radford University on Saturday. This year marked the first time Bruton’s boys soccer program reached the state tournament. George Mason jumped on Bruton twice in […]

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