| Oct 8, 2013
| 5:23 PM
With the Bay Rivers District football season at the halfway point, things have unfolded much as expected. Not only has Lafayette High lived up to its billing as favorite, the Rams have been at least as dominant as their 31-point average margin of...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 11:09 AM
Few events are bigger for a high school football player than Senior Night, when each 12th-grader is given a moment in the spotlight before the final regular-season game along with his family.
The death this week of New Kent football player Jacob Vick...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 12:46 PM
After all these years, Jon Hatch still has his Commercial Driver's License. After all, part of being a high school athletic director is wearing different hats.
"I've driven the bus, I've sold tickets, I've worked in concessions, whatever needs to be...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 12:26 AM
Just as in 2000, Dinwiddie will play Heritage with lots at stake.
The Generals, from south of Petersburg, earned that privilege with a 28-0 home victory over Lake Taylor in a Group 4A South semifinal Friday night.
Dinwiddie will play host to Heritage...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 11:34 AM
Schools in the Virginia High School League will undergo one of the most radical realignments in the VHSL's century-old history this fall. The premise was to group high schools by enrollment size for postseason play.
It also means district tournaments...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 11:02 PM
VIRGINIA HIGH SCHOOL LEAGUE
6A South's eastern half (eight will make playoffs)
1. Oscar Smith (8-0) 33.50
2. Ocean Lakes (8-0) 32.25
3. Western Branch (7-1) 30.50
4. Grassfield (6-2) 30.25
5. Cox (5-3) 27.63
6. Bethel (5-4)...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 10:51 AM
Like any plan, this one isn't perfect. Even those who worked tirelessly for its passage would acknowledge that.
Yet the Virginia High School League's new baseball pitching regulations, which go into effect with Tuesday's season openers, are being viewed...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 7:11 PM
That rainy-day feeling is pretty nice for the Jamestown High girls tennis team.
The Eagles advanced to the state Group AA team championship match for the first time since 2008, sweeping Hidden Valley of Roanoke 5-0 Friday in Blacksburg.
| Jun 7, 2013
| 8:57 PM
Mathews, which recently repeated its Region A title, fell 5-1 to Radford in a state Group A semifinal in Radford.
Region A champion Windsor’s season ended with a 5-1 loss to Glenvar of Salem in a state Group A...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 5:22 PM
With the first day of August came the first day of high school football practice for 13 of the 20 Peninsula and Bay Rivers district schools as teams opened camp to prepare for the coming season.
Players showed up to their team facilities on Thursday...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 2:21 PM
There’s a lot of talk about how difficult it could be for Bay Rivers District football programs to play former AAA powers in the playoffs in the new Virginia High School League classification system. And while it indeed could be years before the...