| Feb 5, 2011
| 5:18 PM
By the end of the school year, Phoebus High wide receiver Romond Deloatch has two goals in mind. He has the power to make one of the ambitions become a reality on his own, but the other goal is slightly out of his hands.
Still, there's no denying the...
| Oct 14, 2010
| 2:20 PM
A week ago, Bruton High quarterback Elliott Rice awoke in the morning to find himself featured in the local newspaper as the Bay Rivers District Mid-Season Most Valuable Player. With 280 yards rushing for 11 touchdowns, and another 458 yards and three...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 9:51 AM
Lafayette wide receiver Thomas Smith, a rising senior, has received a scholarship off to play football for Virginia Tech, Lafayette head coach Andy Linn said on Thursday.
Linn said that Smith, a 6-foot-4, 215-pound wide receiver, received an offer from...
| Jul 16, 2011
| 3:33 PM
With more than a decade of mining the Peninsula for potential college football talent under his belt, Virginia Tech offensive guards and center coach Curt Newsome has seen boom years in the area in terms of recruiting, and he's also experienced the lean...
| 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...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 2:23 PM
Time is running short for Jamestown High senior Rodney Smith. A loss on Friday will end the Eagles' season and his high school football career.
So look for Smith to get the ball a lot in a lot of ways when the Eagles (3-6) play Warhill (6-3) on Friday at...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 4:42 PM
Poquoson High began its football season at Southampton High on Aug. 25, a day earlier than planned, amid uncertainty. Anxiety ran high that humid evening about the impending arrival of Hurricane Irene, and, to a lesser extent, about a defending state...
| 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 16, 2011
| 8:32 PM
The Manchester Valley football team made field position a non-factor Friday night against Smithsburg.
After stopping the Leopards 3 yards short of the end zone, Manchester Valley converted a pair of third-and-long plays during a 97-yard touchdown drive...