Collin Harding - Manchester

Manchester is nearly flawless in championship rout

#4 Collin Harding lowers his head (Photo: Joe Barnes/recruit757) Manchester rocks Freedom 49-7 for first Class 6 State Championship in school history by Brandon Mitchell, recruit804 Two weeks ago, Manchester got its first true challenge of the season and that came against a very tough Colonial Forge program. It was a match up that had…

Ronald Pringle - Freedom

Freedom falls in Class 6 title game, 49-7

After their best season yet, the Eagles have no answer for Manchester by Jim McGrath, recruitNoVA HAMPTON – For 12 minutes, the Class 6 state championship game had all the markings of a brutal heavyweight match. There was plenty of hard hitting, tough running, crisp passing and a touchdown by each team. And then Manchester…

Antwane Wells - A.J. Wells - Highland Springs

Highland Springs: Win four and aiming for more in state championship

#6 Antwane Wells dives for the end zone (Photo: Joe Barnes/recruit757) Highland Springs completes four-peat with 37-26 victory over Stone Bridge by Brandon Mitchell, recruit804 Highland Springs understood the task at hand coming into Hampton University on Saturday afternoon. The Springers were taking on a Stone Bridge program they had seen twice at the championship…

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…