Scrimmage - Coaches Corner

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…

Spotsylvania - Mathias Barnwell

recruit757/Sparta Showcase Preview: Mathias Barnwell is “Mega”

Spotsylvania OT/TE Mathias Barnwell (Twitter Photo) Spotsylvania freshman Mathias Barnwell is already a hot prospect by Ricky Thomas, recruit757 The recruit757/Sparta Science Showcase has a way of bringing out the beast in high school prospects who are looking to make their mark. It’s a launching pad for college recruitment, and Spotsylvania’s Mathias Barnwell (2023 OT/TE…

Coaches Corner

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…

Sparta Science

Now Loading: recruit757/Sparta Science Showcase

We’re prepping for the recruit757/Sparta Science Showcase by Andy Hilton, recruit757 We’re locked and loaded for the recruit757/Sparta Science Showcase at Redskins Park. This is year two of the Washington Redskins hosting us and Sparta Science applying their research and measurement tools on the athletes we bring into the event. There is no other football…

James Monroe - Rich Serbay

Long-Time Football Coach Rich Serbay out at James Monroe HS

Legendary James Monroe Coach Rich Serbay (File Photo: Andy Hilton/recruitNoVA) After 35 years at James Monroe, Rich Serbay will be seeking new employment by Jim McGrath, recruitNoVA Rich Serbay, possibly the longest tenured high school football coach in Northern Virginia, has been released from his position at James Monroe High School. Under Serbay’s watch, which…

South County - Matt Dzierski

NoVA Report: Matt Dzierski commits to CNU; more commits and offers

South County QB Matt Dzierski (Photo: Joe Barnes/recruit757) Matt Dzierski may end up as a steal for Christopher Newport University by Jim McGrath, recruitNoVA The college football commitments and offers continue to swirl around a handful of Northern Virginia players, as the recruiting season for college football remains hot and heavy, even after Signing Day.…