Andrew Brown Talks College Choices

Oscar Smith lineman Andrew Brown is a highly sought after college prospect. Brown has his choice of somewhere around three dozen colleges that are offering a full ride, and many college coaches have been selling him hard on the opportunities he has for early playing time. Andrew was at the Best of the 757 on Saturday and he camped for Virginia Tech on Sunday. His list has been narrowed to eight schools, with five sitting clearly at the top. You might be surprised at the reason he’s picked his top schools.

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Kellam QB Looking Elite

Ask anyone in the know about Kellam Football and “elite” won’t be the first word you would hear out of anyone’s mouth. Typically, you’d hear “basic”, “no-nonsense”, or “Wing-T”, since head coach Chris DeWitt loves to play smash mouth football. Kellam football is going to evolve a little bit this year, all because of one player: Pat Kagel.

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Best of the 757 Lives Up To Its Name

Over 170 local athletes turned out to represent the region on Saturday at Christopher Newport University. The trainers at Bon Secours In Motion ran the athletes through their paces in the combine section of the event, then the high school coaches took the athletes position by position for training and head to head competition. Every athlete shined and the competition for MVP awards was tight.

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Meet L.C. Bird’s Terrance Ervin and Shawn Payne

This past December, the L.C. Bird Skyhawks won the Virginia Group AAA, Division 6 State Championship with a 14-10 win over the state perennial powerhouse Ocean Lakes Dolphins. The Skyhawks are 1-1 in State Championship games, with their only other appearance in 1991. A constant fixture in the Central Region, Division 6 playoff picture, the Skyhawks rely on a strong running attack and a stingy defense and this year was no exception. Led by senior Paul Robertson with a school record 2,936 yards, the Skyhawks rushed for over 3,500 yards and held opponents scoreless three times this past season for a perfect 14-0 record.

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