Green Run Hires Beach Veteran McGowan For HC Job

Green Run Athletic Director Ryan O’Meara didn’t have to go far when it came to hiring a new football coach. Shawn Wilson stepped down at the end of the season. Wilson had guided the Stallions to several playoff appearances and a 37-25 record over six seasons. Green Run’s new head coach will be Jeff McGowan, who most recently was the head coach at Kempsville until the end of the 2006 season.

Locals Shine At CNU (VIDEO)

The Christopher Newport football program continues to build and grow, right in our own back yard. The 2012 recruiting class was a huge one for CNU, and several athletes from The 757 had huge freshman campaigns. The freshmen weren’t the only locals to star. The staff at CNU reminds us with a smartly produced highlight package from last season.

Oscar Smith QB Still Offer Hunting

By all measures, Oscar Smith High School had a successful football season. The Tigers finished the regular season 9-1, losing only to nationally ranked Byrnes (SC). In the playoffs, the Tigers advanced to the Eastern Region Final, losing narrowly to State Runner-up Ocean Lakes. Quarterback Dashawn Blow led the Tigers through their sixth straight season of an undefeated district record and their ninth straight District Championship season.

Greene Picks Dukes

First Colonial defensive back Raven Greene caught the eye of a bunch of coaches as he worked hard on the college camp circuit this past summer. At several camps, he was rated as a top performer, which was promising for his recruitment. An early season injury was a setback, but Greene powered through, finished the season strong, and made his college commitment this weekend.