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Why social media is important to a college prospect

Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757 Read this and check your social media! by Andy Hilton, recruit757 It’s hard to escape the influence of social media these days. Sure, you could opt out completely, but few do that. As a potential college recruit, you need to realize that social media can make you or break you. Here’s how…

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Eugene Holloman hopes to open eyes with his book

Photo by Sam Mizelle/ultimaterecruit The Athlete-Student: Freshman Year by Eugene Holloman sets the record straight on the realities of life as a college athlete by Andy Hilton, recruit757 As an student-athlete at Bayside, Eugene Holloman was on the fast track. Now over a decade later, Holloman shares his experiences through fiction. His new book, “The…

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Coaches Corner: Need a theme for your team?

York Football (Photo: Sam Mizelle/recruit757) Slogans can inspire. It’s time to set the tone for the fall. Coach Lew Johnston has a blog of his own called “Coaching the little things” that you can check out. It’s a great resource for information, plus Lew is an expert in coaching the classic “Wing T” offense. Thanks…

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Coaches Corner: Get out of your comfort zone!

Coach Lew Johnston has a blog of his own called “Coaching the little things” that you can check out. It’s a great resource for information, plus Lew is an expert in coaching the classic “Wing T” offense. Thanks to Lew for his contributions to recruit757.com and to the community! – AH by Lew Johnston, a special…

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ODU Prospect Camps tout an impressive list of college guests

ODU Head Coach Bobby Wilder (File Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757) College camp season is almost here, and you should see the list of schools visiting ODU prospect camps by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Old Dominion has had huge successes with one-day camps in the past few years. NCAA rules changed a few years ago, and have changed…

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Coaches Corner: Effective Leadership

Lew Johnston (Photo: Sam Mizelle/recruit757) Coach Lew Johnston speaks on Leadership Coach Lew Johnston has a blog of his own called “Coaching the little things” that you can check out. It’s a great resource for information, plus Lew is an expert in coaching the classic “Wing T” offense. Thanks to Lew for his contributions to…

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Coaches Corner: Transfers from the HS coaches perspective

File Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757 Should your high school athlete transfer in order to get recruited? by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Varina High School Football Head Coach Stu Brown posted on his Facebook page a couple of weeks ago and it caught my eye. We talked about it via Facebook message and he agreed to let me…

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Coaches Corner: Try a varied approach

Coach Lew Johnston (Photo: Sam Mizelle/recruit757) You’ll need to apply different approaches for different people in order to truly be successful in coaching Coach Lew Johnston has a blog of his own called “Coaching the little things” that you can check out. It’s a great resource for information, plus Lew is an expert in coaching…

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Coaches Corner: Protecting young athletes from injury

Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757 The VHSL shares an opinion on the risks of sport specialization By Bob Gardner, Executive Director of the National Federation of State High School Associations and Billy Haun, Executive Director of the Virginia High School League One of the responsibilities that parents take most seriously is protecting their children from injury, whether…