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VHSL: Football practice is (almost) back on the menu

Work is coming along on VHSL Guidelines for Reopening Sports/Activities by Andy Hilton, recruit757 On Thursday afternoon, the VHSL officially announced that athletic practices are on their way back. The first paragraph of their press release reads: In alignment with the Governor’s “Virginia’s Return to School Plan” announced on Tuesday, June 9, the VHSL Executive…

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Northam announces school plan for 2020-21 Virginia Schools

Will football fields be empty this fall? (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757) According to the announcement Northam’s proclamation affect private and public schools by Andy Hilton, recruit757 All schools will open in 2020-21. Individual school systems will have the power to institute further restrictions beyond the ones outlined here. Schools will open in at least “Phase 2”…

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VHSL prepares for reopening of schools

The VHSL anticipates instructions from the Governor by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Late Friday morning, the VHSL released a statement related to upcoming announcements by Virginia Governor Ralph Northam. Governor Northam’s upcoming announcement regarding the re-opening of public schools in Virginia will have a significant effect on policy decisions by the VHSL and the VHSL Sports…

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Coaches Corner: What are your values?

Coach Lew Johnston (Photo: Sarah Murphy/recruit757) Lew Johnston wants you to explore your values as a coach Taken from Lew Johnston’s blog “Coaching the little things” by Lew Johnston, a special contribution to recruit757 I love it when I, as I call it, “pan for a gold nugget” and come up with a “boulder!” It’s…

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Virginia HS Football Coaches join forces in CFBCA

Manchester Head Coach Tom Hall (Photo: Sheridan King/recruit804) The newly formed CFBCA will give Virginia HS Football coaches a united voice by Andy Hilton, recruit757 COVID-19 has sparked a lot of concern, but it’s also sparking innovation. According to several of the coaches involved, the formation of a new football coaches association for Virginia is…

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NCAA announces June 1 as re-opening date for Football, Basketball activity

NCAA moves closer to opening up athletics by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Earlier this week, the NCAA announced that member institutions “can participate in on-campus voluntary athletics activities” beginning June 1. This currently applies to football and basketball only at this point. The NCAA also announced that a decision on other sports would be forthcoming. The…

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Coaches Corner: One thing that should disturb you

Coach Lew Johnston (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757) Lew Johnston wants to see GOOD preparation Taken from Lew Johnston’s blog “Coaching the little things”. by Lew Johnston, a special contribution to recruit757 Two topics have come up in conversation in the last few days. I will take up one of them today. I’ll see if I want…