Every school in The 757 plays football with 11 players on each side, with the exception of one program. You may have seen articles about Southampton Academy referring to the eight-man football conference they compete in. You may have asked yourself what is eight-man and how is it played? I will do my best to explain the differences as I see them.Details
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Oscar Smith (2-0) took their quest for a third state championship into Indian River (0-2) on Saturday afternoon and thoroughly trounced the Braves by a score of 61-0. The Tigers led by a score of 27-0 at the half, and Smith Head Coach Richard Morgan challenged his players to increase their intensity.Details
Hampton Head Coach Mike Smith has brought a lot of players and coaches through the ranks of high school football. The Smith tree has deep roots. Friday night, Heritage Head Coach George Massenburg got another opportunity to face off against his mentor, and the third time was the charm.Details
It seemed like the whole city of Suffolk was out to watch hometown favorite Nansemond River face off against the Truckers of Churchland. Pre-game we discovered that Malik Sexton, quarterback for Churchland, would not start the game but would start the second half. Also, starting running back Jamil Edwards did not play due to illness. That didn’t slow the orange and black attack one bit.Details
It was another night of blowouts and surprises. York was upset by New Kent, Churchland topped Nansemond River to run the Truckers’ record to 3-0, and Booker T. Washington won their second game of the young season. Here’s the full scoreboard of local action from Friday night:Details