Winning Ways Continue For the Greyhounds

Nothing but positive remarks came out of Coach Larry Archie’s mouth when asked about his 2013 I.C. Norcom Greyhounds. Last year the Greyhounds finished 6-5 and made a playoff appearance. This season, Coach Archie expects nothing but improvements, “The team has a lot of experience and has been preparing very hard during the offseason. We have no problem with kids showing up to practice, they want to play.”

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Goosen Ready For Difference Making Senior Season

Tallwood offensive tackle Theo “T.J.” Goosen has risen through the ranks somewhat quietly. Tallwood isn’t in the limelight every week like other Beach programs, but that hasn’t slowed Goosen’s recruitment. The 6-5 270 pounder has honed his game, and his classroom work, to a fine edge. The next few months will mark the end of his high school football career, and the start of something much bigger.

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Williamson Hopes To Revive Hampton Pirates

With their NCAA penalties over, Hampton University head coach Donovan Rose is hoping for a fresh start. The prognosticators don’t expect big things from the Pirates. In the preseason polls, HU was picked 9th in the 11 team league. But with former Oscar Smith state champion quarterback J.J. Williamson expected to take over at quarterback, Coach Rose is hoping the Pirates can prove the naysayers wrong. “J.J. played sparingly as a freshman last year and he used to go in looking over his shoulder,” Rose said. ”

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Four Meandering Journeys To Liberty U.

With the move of Stony Brook University’s football program from the Big South Conference to the Colonial Athletic Association this fall, those remaining in the Big South, such as Liberty University, expect to benefit. There are four local players returning who saw playing time in 2012 for the Flames. Each, however, took a unique route after high school and before reaching Lynchburg.

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Lafayette Stands Tall

With the VHSL reclassification, Lafayette stands head and shoulders over a lot of teams. They’re playing a Bay Rivers District schedule, but as a Division 3 team that’s likely headed to the postseason, Andy Linn’s biggest concern has to be readying his team for November. No coach is going to admit that they’re looking ahead, but who could blame him.

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