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Baseball set to take on Ocean Lakes

Patrick Strong, Editor

June 3, 2019

Varsity Baseball is set to make their first state tournament appearance in eleven years. A surprise regional semifinal matchup against Clover Hill opened the door for the Eagles to return to the tournament. With that 6-5 victory last Tuesday, the Eagles punched their ticket and are now set to go on the road t...

Boys Lacrosse Falls to South County

Patrick Strong, Editor

June 3, 2019

The boys lacrosse team fell to the South County Stallions in the state quarterfinals by a score of 14-3 over the weekend. It was a rough second half for the Eagles falling a promising first quarter that ended in a 2-2 score and a 3-6 halftime score. Daniel Merida (10) and Sam Duggan (12) were the lone goal scorer...

Girls Soccer Earn Crucial Win Over Panthers

Patrick Strong, Editor

April 3, 2019

The Girls Soccer team earned a sound victory Tuesday night over district rival Massaponax to the tune of a 2-0 shutout. A stifling defense and dominant goalie play from Elena Beasley (‘19) led the way for the Eagles in their fourth victory and third shutout of the 2019 campaign. The two goal...

Baseball Mercy Rules Black-Hawks

Patrick Strong, Editor

April 2, 2019

The Baseball team dominated the Brooke Point Black-Hawks last Friday night by a score of 15-4 in just 5 innings. A.J. Zeke (‘19) blasted an early home run for Forge and the Eagles never looked back after the first baseman's crushing solo. Aidan Henderson (‘19) led the way for the Eagles on the mo...

Girls Lacrosse routs Stafford

Patrick Strong, Editor

April 2, 2019

The Girls Lacrosse team won in dominant fashion on Monday night with a 19-8 victory over the Stafford Indians. Maggie Hatton (‘21) dished out six assists to go with her two goals. Along with Hatton’s elite passing display, Emmy Ponce (‘19) and Mary Ellen Schuster (‘21) each poured in four...

Boys Lacrosse slips past Stafford

Patrick Strong, Editor

April 2, 2019

A slow start against a historically inferior team didn’t faze the Boys Lacrosse team on Monday night as they eventually pulled out a hard fought win 11-7 over the Stafford Indians. Sam Duggan (‘19) led the way for the Eagles pouring in nearly half of the scoring effort with five goals for the g...

Boys Lacrosse Shuts Out ‘Ponax in Dominant Fashion

Patrick Strong, Editor

April 2, 2019

The Lacrosse team enjoyed about as dominant of a victory as you’ll ever see in the sport on Thursday night, shutting out the Massaponax Panthers to the tune of 18-0. Tyler Howard (‘19), a VMI commit, led the way for the recently surging Eagles offense with 5 goals. However, the real story of the ni...

Boys Basketball Captures Regional Championship

Patrick Strong, Editor

February 27, 2019

The Boy’s Basketball team took home their third regional championship in program history on Tuesday night. Forge entered the night as technical “underdogs,” although the team never appeared fazed going on the road into a relatively hostile environment at James River. The 56-51 victory was headlined...

Boys Swim Captures District Championship

Patrick Strong, Editor

January 28, 2019

The 2018-19 Colonial Forge Boys Swim Team did what many thought impossible last Friday night. Anchored by a massive upset of reigning 200 free state champion, John O’Hara, by Forge’s Lucas Johnson (‘20), the Eagles captured the Commonwealth District championship in an extremely narrow victory ...

Forge Swim Falls to Riverbend

Patrick Strong, Editor

January 10, 2019

Both the Boys and Girls Swim teams were defeated by the Riverbend Bears on Tuesday night at the Jeff Rouse Center. Riverbend, one of the most consistent swim powerhouses in the region, has routinely been an Achilles heel of every other Swim program across the Commonwealth District. A year ago, the Fo...

Forge Swim Back in Action

Patrick Strong, Editor

January 9, 2019

The Varsity Swim team officially returned to the pool last Friday at the Jeff Rouse Center. The Eagles took on rival Stafford High in the second official meet of the 2018-19 season. The Girls team came away with a 160-126 win while the Boys fell to the Indians 168-118. Following a successful inte...

Mad Libs- The Day Off

Tamar Caldwell, Reporter

April 26, 2018

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