Billy Stokes takes over as First Colonial head coach

by Jamaar Hawkins, recruit757 After spending nearly a decade as an assistant coach under longtime First Colonial girls basketball coach Larry Bowman, Billy Stokes will take over the Lady Patriots program, following the retirement of Bowman during the offseason. Stokes, a 1998 graduate of Princess Anne, previously coached at his alma mater before leaving to…

Chesapeake’s Mourning earns Hall of Fame nod

by Jamaar Hawkins, recruit757 Chesapeake native Alonzo Mourning (Indian River HS), is among the seven individuals that have been chosen for selection into the 2015 Virginia Hall of Fame class. According to a press release by the Virginia High School League, athletes are eligible for consideration 10 years after completion of their high school careers…

Former Hampton Coach takes over at Green Run

by Jamaar Hawkins, recruit757 Green Run fielded one top boys’ basketball teams in the area last season. On the girls’ side, the Lady Stallions will look for a fresh start, with the hire of Alan Jones to replace former coach Ebony Cherry. Jones spent three years at Lakeland, before leaving for an assistant position with…