| Nov 7, 2014
| 9:13 AM
Whatever the overall pros and cons of Virginia High School League realignment, there's no arguing that it was implemented in large part to help schools like Bruton High. The Panthers have played mostly larger schools for decades out of geographical...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 5:57 PM
Usually as the final weekend of Bay Rivers District football regular-season play approaches, there’s lots of talk about playoff scenarios. Discussion centers on the Virginia High School League rating scale, and whether a defeated opponent will or...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 4:34 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — Since VHSL reclassification became the law of the land, the Peninsula District no longer awards a trophy to its champions. No matter: Heritage athletic director Dwayne Peters already has plans to add this season’s football...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 3:39 PM
With one game remaining in the Peninsula District regular season, there's an interesting development in the individual statistics: Hampton's Jovonn Quillen is leading the district in rushing.
Why is that interesting? Because Quillen is a quarterback....
| Oct 27, 2014
| 10:45 PM
**In the Colonial Rivers Conference 25 tournament Monday, Catlyn Cason scored four goals and Rachel Moffatt scored twice in Poquoson’s 11-0 win over Colonial Heights.
Maggie Chiappazzi had three assists for the Islanders (10-7),...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 2:38 PM
You'll find plenty of people who will make the point, a darned good one, that 16 teams per region under the current Virginia High School League football playoff setup is too many. Tabb coach Matt Lawson isn't one of them.
In 2007, his Tabb High football...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 3:29 PM
Heritage won what likely will go down as the Game of the Year in the Peninsula District. But in terms of playoff significance, Bethel was this week's big winner.
With a 24-19 win over Denbigh, the Bruins went from No. 9 and below the cut-off to No. 8...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 5:28 PM
One of the selling points behind Virginia High School League reclassification was that it would give more teams a chance to play in the postseason. For football, that’s certainly been the case: 61 percent of membership will make the playoffs.
| Oct 15, 2014
| 2:07 PM
Injuries are part of the game, which is why you won’t hear Woodside coach Danny Dodson crying the blues.
“Some seasons,” he said, “you come through healthier than others.”
This season hasn’t been one of them. The...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 3:11 PM
When the leaves turn, Jamestown senior Emily Salamy is golden.
Salamy led the way Tuesday as Jamestown defended its Virginia High School League Group 4A state golf title, finishing eight strokes ahead of host Jefferson Forest at the Ivy Hill Golf...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 5:00 PM
WOODSIDE (5-1, 4-1 PD) VS. KECOUGHTAN (5-1, 4-1)
WHEN: 2 p.m.
WHERE: Darling Stadium.
THE BUZZ: This has playoff implications for both 6A South teams. With eight teams in the region's eastern half advancing to the...