Bruton Preps For Move Down

The VHSL’s reclassification process brings changes for practically every school in the region, whether it’s changing opponents or changing divisions. Bruton has long been one of the smaller schools in the Bay Rivers District. In the conference format, Bruton drops down to Division 2, but keeps all of their old Bay Rivers opponents on their schedule.

A-B Lands Another Bruin

Division II Alderson-Broaddus in Phillipi, West Virginia is sneaking another talented athlete out of The 757. The Battlers are building their program on area athletes, and it’s working in a big way for them. The Battlers played a road season of JV games last year to launch their football program. In 2013, they’re a full fledged Division II program with a brand new stadium and a Nike contract.

Indian River Big Man Generating Interest

If you think that the halls at Indian River High School are quiet since Andrew Brown left, you’d be wrong. Brown wasn’t the only top college prospect for the Braves, and college coaches are still streaming into the high school to see the football talent. Tyler Fain is attracting a lot of attention. As he finishes off his junior year, he’s looking forward to a senior season that is certain to lock in his reputation as a top level college bound talent.

More On Blanding’s UVA Commitment

($$) Quin Blanding’s commitment to the Cavaliers was big for him and big for the Hoos. There’s a developing history of Bayside players committing to UVA, but there’s also an interesting history with Quin Blanding and his football career. He’s grown up playing the game. Mom, Dad, and his coaches watched him grown from a lanky Pop Warner kid playing running back into a top notch wide receiver and defensive player at the high school level. Blanding will go on to college to play on the defensive side of the ball. That’s a long way away from his younger days, when he was running the ball all over the field.