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Coaches Corner: What are your values?

Coach Lew Johnston (Photo: Sarah Murphy/recruit757) Lew Johnston wants you to explore your values as a coach Taken from Lew Johnston’s blog “Coaching the little things” by Lew Johnston, a special contribution to recruit757 I love it when I, as I call it, “pan for a gold nugget” and come up with a “boulder!” It’s…

Manchester - Tom Hall

Virginia HS Football Coaches join forces in CFBCA

Manchester Head Coach Tom Hall (Photo: Sheridan King/recruit804) The newly formed CFBCA will give Virginia HS Football coaches a united voice by Andy Hilton, recruit757 COVID-19 has sparked a lot of concern, but it’s also sparking innovation. According to several of the coaches involved, the formation of a new football coaches association for Virginia is…

NCAA - Endorsements

NCAA announces June 1 as re-opening date for Football, Basketball activity

NCAA moves closer to opening up athletics by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Earlier this week, the NCAA announced that member institutions “can participate in on-campus voluntary athletics activities” beginning June 1. This currently applies to football and basketball only at this point. The NCAA also announced that a decision on other sports would be forthcoming. The…

Coach Lew Johnston - Mental Game

Coaches Corner: One thing that should disturb you

Coach Lew Johnston (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757) Lew Johnston wants to see GOOD preparation Taken from Lew Johnston’s blog “Coaching the little things”. by Lew Johnston, a special contribution to recruit757 Two topics have come up in conversation in the last few days. I will take up one of them today. I’ll see if I want…

East Carolina

East Carolina will drop four athletic programs

East Carolina cuts their athletic programs to the minimum of 16 by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Thursday was another sad day in sports. East Carolina University athletic director Jon Gilbert announced the closure of the men’s swimming and diving, women’s swimming and diving, men’s tennis and women’s tennis programs. “This is one of the most agonizing…

Camps - Football Camp

Are football camps close to coming back?

Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757 We have two months to squeeze in football camps before preseason practices would start by Andy Hilton, recruit757 The past few months have been brutal. Set aside the threat of Coronavirus. Let’s address the effects of being locked down and “socially distanced”. Spring football activities have been crushed. There have been no…

NFHS

The NFHS releases guidance for resuming high school sports

A three phase plan is recommended for national use by Andy Hilton, recruit757 The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) has released guidance for its 51 member state high school associations to consider in re-opening high school athletics and other activity programs across the nation. The guidance document was developed by the NFHS…

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VHSL will “strongly advocate” for Fall Sports

DIRECT FROM THE VHSL CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – To ensure all compliance with possible state directives from the Governor, Virginia Department of Education (VDOE), the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) and the CDC with the reopening of schools for the fall of 2020, the Virginia High School League is developing plans for the reopening of fall…