First Colonial - Kempsville

First Colonial missed the postseason again, but managed to finish with a win

First Colonial vs. Kempsville (Video Still/Jay Parchman/recruit757) In the era of expanded playoffs, First Colonial is the only Beach District team without a postseason appearance by Andy Hilton, recruit757 We’ve had five seasons of expanded playoffs now. First Colonial met Kempsville Friday night and the Chiefs had a chance to end their 45-game losing streak.…

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VHSL Football

Make the VHSL Football postseason for winners

State Championship (Photo: Mike Caudill/recruit804) The VHSL Football playoffs need another tweak. Here’s a suggestion. by Andy Hilton, recruit757 At the beginning of the decade, people were complaining that the VHSL Football playoff system was too selective. It was. In some cases, teams could finish with only two losses and get excluded from the postseason.…

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Hampton men run away from Apprentice School in benefit contest

Carver’s double-double too much for Apprenctice School in exhibition matchup by Jamaar Hawkins, recruit757 In a benefit contest that would tip off the 207-18 season for both programs, Hampton ran away from the Apprentice School, 90-43 in the first-ever Hype Night Unite game. Apprentice School momentarily led 3-0 to start the contest, but was subsequently…

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Colonial Forge - Ethan Garwood

NoVA Scoreboard – Big finish!

Colonial Forge QB Ethan Garwood (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruitNoVA) The regular season finished with a bang by Jim McGrath, recruitNoVA The final week of the high school regular season saw the coronation of all district champions, the distribution of playoff matchups, and the successful season finale for six undefeated Northern Virginia teams. Only one previously unbeaten…

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