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Track Places Third in Hampton

Noel Innocent, Reporter

December 14, 2018

The Colonial Forge Track Team placed third at the Real Deal High School Classic meet, held at the Boo Williams Sportsplex in Hampton on December 7. Makenzie Watkins ('19) won first place in 3200 with a time of 11:51.50. Makala Purifoy ('20) won second place in high jump for a height of 5'2. Paityn...

Swim Team Gears Up for Big Winter

Patrick Strong, Editor

December 12, 2018

The 2018-19 edition of the Colonial Forge Swim Team is gearing up to be an electric one. With a plethora of returning veterans, the team carries plenty of big meet experience to a program looking to progress into being a major contender. Returning state meet competitors such as Torii Waisanen (‘19) ...

Indoor Track Wins At Caroline High School

Noel Innocent, Reporter

December 6, 2018

Indoor Track won their first meet of the season at Caroline High School on December 3. The Eagles broke multiple records. Edward Deskins ('19), Shaun Harris ('22), Trevor Thomas ('20), and Jaden Brinson ('21) broke the meet record for the Boys 4x200 Relay with a time of 1:32:93. Michael Arner...

Siblings on Teams

Emily Imes, Reporter

November 30, 2018

There are many sports teams that contain siblings on them. Some have the same perspectives, and some are completely opposite. Some enjoy it, and some dread every minute of having to share the spotlight. Here are their stories.

Space Jam Sports Report: Interview with Reed and Sarratt about the Basketball Season

Noel Innocent, Reporter

November 30, 2018

Today's Space Jam was on Rashaan Reed and Josh Sarratt. This year is Reed’s first year starting. He said “ I feel pretty good, first year starting.” He also stated that the coaching is better and feels like the team will have more success than the previous years. Then, we interviewed Josh Sarra...

Lowe (’20) and Sarratt (’19) Headline Eagle Domination over the Commonwealth

Patrick Strong, Editor

November 8, 2018

The Colonial Forge football team has been dominating the Commonwealth District for years now. So when the 2018 edition of the Eagles sliced through the regular season 10-0 for the second consecutive season, it came as a surprise to absolutely no one. As expected, when the 2018 All-Commonwealth district teams were ...

VHSL Realignment Decisions leave Prince William Upset

VHSL Realignment Decisions leave Prince William Upset

Anne Johnakin, Reporter

November 8, 2018

Colonial Forge, Massaponax, and Riverbend will move from VHSL Region 6A to 6B following an appeal to the VHSL Executive Committee. “The [region] that VHSL put us in was Riverbend High School, Massaponax High School, schools all the way down in Chesterfield County Schools, down in the beach, and th...

Updates to Homecoming Schedule

Noel Innocent and Anne Johnakin

October 25, 2018

Due to the likely rain storm Friday night, the Colonial Forge Homecoming football game originally scheduled for Friday has been moved to Thursday, October 25. The Spirit Days scheduled for the week remain the same, and the Senior Run and Pep Rally will still take place on Friday....

New quarterback Madden Lowe (’20) leads team to victory against Riverbend and others

New quarterback Madden Lowe (’20) leads team to victory against Riverbend and others

Emily Imes, Reporter

October 3, 2018

Seniors graduate every year, but when the quarterback of two years leaves, things may feel a little weird for the team. Senior Ethan Garwood (‘18) had been Colonial Forge’s quarterback for four years, and it was time someone filled his spot. After moving and the resulting redistricting, new starting quart...

Physical Education Update

Malachi Gatlin, Reporter

May 2, 2018

There is a little change on the calendar about all the upcoming events happening in Physical Education. First start two units, which are Golf and Archery, on Wednesday, May 2th. Then the soccer unit will be begin next week on Monday, May 7th. Archery is the sport, practice or skill of using a bow to prope...

Walking On Motivation

Ernesto Bowen, Reporter

April 30, 2018

Being a division-1 walk on for most people is a accomplishment for most its a time to be happy and a time to feel as if you have achieved your goal but not for Leroy Thomas the two words "walk on" just makes Thomas work even harder. The stand out senior tackle said, "being a walk on isn't a bad thing....

Physical Education

Malachi Gatlin, Reporter

April 26, 2018

Fitness testing is the new thing that is happening in Physical Education for the next week. It ends on Monday, April 30th. Make sure you dress out because this is the last time you can improve your high score before the year is up. After fitness testing, next unit is soccer. Association football,...

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