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A.J. Derricott goes for the basket in last week's game against Chancellor. Photo by Dawn Haun.

Cavaliers’ boys basketball loses two

Posted on January 20, 2015 at 12:50 pm

By Scott Richards CP Correspondent   The Cavaliers had a rough time of it last week in boys basketball as they dropped two to go to 6-7 on the year. They went up against Chancellor last Tuesday and walked away with a 74-62 loss. On Friday, North Stafford came to Milford and for the second year in a row took a heartbreaker from Caroline 58-55. Vs. North Stafford Against the

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  • Lady Cavs stomp Yellow Jackets, 72-51

    Posted on January 12, 2015 at 11:52 am

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    By Scott Richards CP Correspondent   The Caroline girls basketball team disappointed those spectators who were expecting a knock-down, drag-out game against visiting James Monroe. The only ones that got knocked down and drug out were the James Monroe players as the 9-3 Caroline Lady Cavaliers, led by Hope Toliver and Jazmen Moore, annihilated the Yellow Jackets 72-51 last Friday. Despite the size differential of JM, the only time they

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  • Cavaliers sting Yellow Jackets 67-53

    Posted on January 12, 2015 at 10:57 am

    Vondell Green leaps for the ball.

    By Scott Richards CP Correspondent   Last week, the Cavaliers boys varsity basketball team went 1-1, first losing to Courtland in the fourth quarter 48-40. After the game, there was a lot of soul searching done in the Cavs’ locker room. During the days that followed, players learned from their mistakes and made the decision to move on. The loss ignited Caroline as they took on the visiting James Monroe

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  • Cavaliers tame Lions, Tigers in varsity basketball

    Posted on January 1, 2015 at 5:51 pm

    By Scott Richards CP Correspondent   The holidays were happy for the Caroline Cavaliers varsity basketball as they went 2-0 to improve their record to 5-4 with wins over J.R. Tucker, 52-47, and Louisa, 71-49. Vs. Tucker The victory over J.R. Tucker on Dec. 29 showed the Cavalier mettle as never before. Down by 10 at the end of the first quarter and plagued by hard hands causing mistakes every

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  • Progress names Student Athletes of the Fall Semester

    Posted on December 31, 2014 at 10:21 am

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    By Scott Richards CP Correspondent   Female Student Athlete of the Semester — Gabby Rivera A good golf swing and academic prowess are both desirable, so when these two attributes are combined, the result is notable. Gabriella “Gabby” Rivera is a well-rounded student at Caroline High School who not only is on the golf team, but is also a student at the Chesapeake Bay Governor’s School in Bowling Green. Because

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  • Lady Cavaliers lose close match to Tigers

    Posted on December 30, 2014 at 1:12 pm

    Caroline's Hope Toliver takes a successful shot during the game against the J.R. Tucker Tigers.

    The Lady Cavaliers varsity basketball team lost a nail-biter at home last night, ending a six-game winning streak. The J.R. Tucker Tigers defeated the Cavs 57-54, though the outcome remained in doubt until the final seconds of the game, which was tied 37-37 at the start of the fourth quarter. The match brought the Lady Cavs’ season record to 6-3. Next, the Lady Cavs face off against Courtland at 7

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  • Caroline track team ranks high at Green Dragon Relays

    Posted on December 30, 2014 at 12:39 pm

    Eighteen track athletes represented Caroline High School with impressive rankings in the Green Dragon Relays at the Arthur Ashe Center Dec. 20, where they competed against athletes from 21 other area schools. Individual performances include: Christopher Jackson, first in the high jump, second in 55-meter high hurdles, and eighth in the long jump; Sydney Lyons, sixth in the pole vault; Reginald Twisdale, sixth in the pole vault; and Shareef Gardner,

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  • Cavaliers defeat Spotsy Knights and King George Foxes in basketball

    Posted on December 22, 2014 at 1:37 pm

    By Scott Richards CP Correspondent   Intensity was the name of the game as the Battlefield rivalry between the Spotsylvania Knights and the Caroline Cavaliers heated up Tuesday night of last week. Coming out firing, the Cavaliers started strong with their signature defense and remained that way throughout the contest, defeating the Knights by a score of 53-45. The Caroline offense took advantage of a weak Spotsylvania zone defense in

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  • Parks & Rec serves volleyball to girls

    Posted on December 22, 2014 at 9:30 am

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    By Sarah Vogelsong CP Reporter   Caroline County has netted a new athletic opportunity for its girls, thanks to county Parks and Recreation. Dec. 20 marked the last game of the season for the new girls’ volleyball league piloted this fall. Despite a few cancelations of games, in Coach Angel Dalton’s eyes, it’s been a successful few months. Parks and Recreation sports programmer Stephanie Mosby helped get the program off

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