Lady Chargers fall twice to Northern Neck foes
The Middlesex High varsity girls basketball team suffered a 65-17 defeat at Northumberland on December 2, but played better in a 34-33 home loss to Essex on Monday. “It was a very humbling experience and hopefully a wake up call for the team,” said head coach Neil Wake.
12.07.2011Rockfish tourney is Saturday
A rockfish tournament sponsored by the Mathews Rotary Club will be held on Saturday, December 10, at Morningstar Marina in Mathews. Registration will be on Friday, December 9, from 4-8 p.m. at the American Legion Hall on Buckley Hall Rd. in Mathews. There will be food, a raffle and live music.
12.07.2011CCS’s 22nd Annual John Stone Tournament
The John Stone Tournament, held in early December of each year, honors the life of John Stone, a 1986 Christchurch graduate who died in 1988. It was John Stone #33 who stepped forward in the closing seconds of the 85-86 state semifinals to hit a jumper that moved CCS into overtime and ultimately the finals.
12.06.2011Nine seniors to lead Lady Chargers
With nine seniors on the 2011-12 Middlesex High School girls varsity basketball team, “toughness and heart will be our calling card this season,” said head coach Neil Wake. Wake is optimistic the Lady Chargers can improve on last year’s 9-9 record. “I feel very good about this team, and if they continue to work hard, they can accomplish great things,” he said.