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Coaches Corner: What to do when an athlete wants to come back

(Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757) An athlete walks away from your program and now wants to come back. What do you do? by Lew Johnston, a special contribution to recruit757 A young head coach called me the other day from Arkansas. We were talking about the Wing T offense. He said, “Coach, I need your advice. I…

VHSL - Coronavirus

Coronavirus fears threaten VHSL sporting events; Redskins event postponed

Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757 The recrut757/Sparta Science Showcase takes a knee; VHSL releases an official statement on Coronavirus by Andy Hilton, recruit757 First things first, the VHSL Basketball State Championship tournament is still on as scheduled. Several new cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) have been uncovered in Virginia this week, sparking concerns and the demand for…

Booker T. Washington - D.J. Alexander

Head Football Coach D.J. Alexander steps down at Booker T. Washington

Booker T. Washington football coach D.J. Alexander (Photo: Brian Knight/recruit757) After five seasons, D.J. Alexander has resigned at Booker T. by Andy Hilton, recruit757 In 2015, D.J. Alexander took the reins of the Booker T. Washington Football program. That was a time of transition for the program. Alexander brought stability. Over the last five years,…

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Coaches Corner: Discipline vs. Punishment

Photo: Sarah Murphy/recruit757 Coach Lew Johnston again contributes to the Coaches Corner by Lew Johnston, a special contribution to recruit757 Coach Johnston has his own blog that you can find at CoachLewJ.com if you’d like to read more of his wit and wisdom. -AH Today’s title created an “interesting” discussion that I had with a…