| Apr 16, 2011
| 10:28 AM
WILLIAMSBURG — Andy Linn has coached football at Lafayette High for 14 years, and been the equivalent of an assistant head coach much of that time, so it's not surprising to hear him say the transition to head coach the past two weeks has been...
| Dec 18, 2010
| 12:35 PM
It had been nine long years since the Bay Rivers District claimed a state football title, a number that paled in comparison to Poquoson's 100 years (94 of them playing football) with no state title.
The Islanders finally succeeded where Bruton barely...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 4:37 PM
WILLIAMSBURG — One of the first things Andy Linn did upon being promoted to head football coach at Lafayette High in the spring was send a letter to every boy set to attend the school in the fall of 2011 and invite them to play for the Rams.
| Aug 20, 2011
| 11:45 AM
Picking a preseason all-district team makes you wonder if it will resemble the one coaches select in November. Chances are it will be more similar to last November's than this November's.
Take the most recent Bay Rivers District offensive players of...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 6:55 PM
Poquoson dominated the second half of its 21-7 win over Grafton so thoroughly that by the end the matchup appeared almost one-sided. It's a result that obscures the fact that the Clippers could've taken control or at least remained close were it not for...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 2:50 PM
Thomas Smith could not shake the thought during Lafayette High's game on Saturday against New Kent that it was approaching midnight in Afghanistan, the 10th anniversary of 9/11. So every time he touched the football for the Rams, he thought of his father,...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 4:40 PM
Don't ask Bruton coach Tracy Harrod or Lafayette coach Andy Linn about playoff implications in September, even if their teams are good bets to make the Region I Division 3 field. You're likely to get a response similar to the high-pitched "Playoffs? Are...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 12:08 PM
In a week when Lafayette held firm, Smithfield rebounded and Warhill stunned Poquoson, we hand out superlatives for the top individual performances.
Co-Players of the Week. It's impossible to ignore Warhill's DeVonte Dedmon, who had two interceptions,...
| Sep 24, 2011
| 4:55 PM
Lafayette High football coach Andy Linn wrestled with himself for a few moments after his team's Bay Rivers District football game against Smithfield on Saturday at Wanner Stadium.
Linn was pleased with the intensity and execution his Rams displayed in a...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 5:50 PM
The big Bay Rivers District football game of the week, and one of the biggest of the entire season, pits Grafton (3-1, 2-1 district) against Lafayette (4-0, 3-0) on Friday at Wanner Stadium. Lafayette was picked as the preseason district favorite, while...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 7:30 PM
The interruption brought no pardon for Grafton. Lafayette needed just one spectacular play to regain the momentum it generated in nearly a quarter of play Friday, and used it to roll to a 28-7 victory over the Clippers in their Bay Rivers District...