Nansemond-Suffolk Academy comes off a season where they made a late bid for a playoff berth. The Saints finished fifth in the VISAA Division 2 power ratings in 2011 after starting the season with four losses, then reeled off six wins in a row. Head Coach Lew Johnston hopes to come out of the gates a little more quickly this season.
The Beach District title is always hotly contested. This year’s Marlin squad has a lot of fight in them, and Head Coach Darnell Moore likes what he sees. He has some blue chip players he can count on. From there, it’s a matter of young guns and lesser known names filling in the gaps.
There are a few stories still trickling in from the end of the college camp season. Bishop Sullivan sent five players to VMI for some training and exposure to college coaches last weekend. The results were positive and it bodes well for the Crusaders as they head into the season.
Cox High School Football is at new heights. They hadn’t had a playoff appearance in the history of the school until 2008. Now, there’s a playoff expectation every year. The program has plateaued at a level that most schools would love to reach. Now the challenge is to dig down deep and achieve more.
What are the odds of three players from The 757 connecting at a Junior College in California? They have to be pretty steep, but that’s exactly what we have with three locals landing at the Mount San Antonio College, better known as Mount SAC.