Nick Mell - Stone Bridge

Stone Bridge falls short in title game, 37-26

#15 Stone Bridge RB Nick Mell fights for yardage (Photo: Joe Barnes/recruit757) Stone Bridge stayed within striking distance but could never catch Highland Springs by Jim McGrath, recruitNoVA “We felt like we matched up well with them,” said Stone Bridge coach Mickey Thompson at the post-game press conference following the Class 5 state championship game…

Phoebus - Barry Hargraves - Chris Daniels

GAME DAY: Phoebus (13-1) vs. Heritage (13-1)

#4 Barry Hargraves and #10 Chris Daniels of Phoebus (Photo: Joe Barnes/recruit757) Class 3 Championship Preview: Jeremy Blunt, Phoebus attempting to win first State Championship since four-peat ending in 2011 by Brandon Mitchell, recruit757 Phoebus (13-1) vs. Heritage (13-1) Noon, Saturday at Armstrong Stadium, Hampton University The journey for Phoebus to advance to the Class…

Malik Newton - Lake Taylor

Class 4 State Championship: Lake Taylor (13-1) vs. Woodgrove (10-2)

Lake Taylor RB Malik Newton (Photo: Joe Barnes/recruit757) Lake Taylor has experience while Woodgrove is an upstart by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Lake Taylor (13-1) vs. Woodgrove (10-2) 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Liberty University, Lynchburg Heading into Saturday’s game in Lynchburg, it appears that Lake Taylor has a lot of the boxes ticked for their side…

Highland Springs

Purpose? Loren Johnson talks about accomplishment at Highland Springs (VIDEO)

Highland Springs (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit804) For Highland Springs Head Coach Loren Johnson, football is a means to an end by Byron Jones, recruit804 From sunny South Florida to Eastern Henrico, Loren Johnson has always used the game of football as a means to an end. Upon graduating from Miramar High School in Broward County, Florida…

Stone Bridge - Mason Tatum - D'Vonte Waller - Highland Springs

Class 5 State Championship: Stone Bridge (12-2) vs. Highland Springs (14-0)

Stone Bridge QB Mason Tatum and Highland Springs QB D’Vonte Waller (Photos: Sheridan King/recruitNoVA and Andy Hilton/recruit804) Class 5 State Championship Preview: Highland Springs, Stone Bridge set to lock horns for the third time in four years by Brandon Mitchell, recruit804/recruitNoVA Highland Springs (14-0) vs. Stone Bridge (12-2) Noon, Saturday at Armstrong Stadium, Hampton University…

Freedom - Manchester - Quest Powell - Brendon Clark

Class 6 State Championship: Manchester (14-0) vs. Freedom (13-1)

Freedom QB Quest Powell and Manchester QB Brendon Clark (Photos: Andy Hilton/recruitNoVA and Sheridan King/recruit804) Both Freedom and Manchester go to their first ever State Championship game by Jim McGrath, recruitNoVA/recruit804 Manchester (14-0) vs. Freedom-Woodbridge (13-1), Armstrong Stadium, Hampton University, Saturday, 4:30 p.m. How They Got Here: Freedom defeated C.D. Hylton (42-7), Hayfield (29-19), W.T.…