The Central Region baseball tournament starts Monday morning at Randolph-Macon College at 9 a.m. After three seasons where all or part of the tournament was held at The Diamond, this year’s event will play its first day at Randolph-Macon and the final two days at RF&P Park in Glen Allen. Here are the matchups forContinue Reading [→]
The Capital, Central and Colonial Districts have postponed the tournament championships scheduled for tonight. The Capital tournament, held at Glen Allen, and the Colonial, held at J.R. Tucker, will play their championship games Friday at the same time they were scheduled for Thursday. The Central District will play its baseball and softball championships at 6Continue Reading [→]
Matoaca basketball coach steps down Matoaca boys basketball coach Charles Payton will step down. Payton, who coached at Matoaca in different capacities for 18 years, led the Warriors to a 20-7 record as they hosted their first Central Region playoff game since 2007. But Payton, 40, faced health issues near the end of the season.Continue Reading [→]
The New Kent baseball team earned a berth in the Region I playoffs by finishing 15-4, tied with Warhill for first place in the Bay Rivers District. It’s the first district championship for New Kent in 12 seasons in the district. After going 9-11 last year, New Kent outscored its opponents 174-50 this year.
Mother Nature hasn’t been kind to local baseball teams this spring. And because of the VHSL’s tougher limitations on pitching, teams are less likely to reschedule out-of-district games that were rained out. Cosby had four out-of-district games canceled because of weather this season. In each case, the opposing coach opted to cancel the game insteadContinue Reading [→]
The Virginia High School League has advised schools walk-up music should not be played during baseball and softball games. Instead, playing music should be limited to dead-ball situations, such as in between innings or during pitching changes. But the league didn’t ban walk-up music. VHSL co-director of athletics Tom Dolan said the advisory was madeContinue Reading [→]
Douglas Freeman basketball player Jimmy Marshall has committed to Northeastern. The 6-foot-4 senior forward was named third-team All-Metro this year. Teammates Asa Scott and John Lutkenhaus hae committed to Mary Washington. Four Benedictine football players have made college commitments: Austin Hague to the U.S. Naval Academy, Ryan Henry to West Point, Craig Stevens to DavidsonContinue Reading [→]
For the past 21 years, Bill Rider has been at the helm of Collegiate girls soccer. That tenure will end at the end of the season when Rider retires. “I shall be stepping back this season,” he wrote in an email. “Twenty-five spring seasons on the sideline, 21 of which with the Collegiate varsity girls,Continue Reading [→]
Jim Henderson was named the football coach at Monacan High School. Henderson was the coach at King William the past two seasons, compiling a record of 23-3. Before that, he was an assistant at Dinwiddie. He brought the Generals’ no-huddle offense to King William, which was run by quarterback Freeman McPhearson. The senior completed 94Continue Reading [→]
Senior wing Charles (L.G.) Gill has committed to Duquesne. The 6-foot-7, 195-pound senior also had offers from James Madison and Radford. Gill averaged 14.1 points and 8.3 rebounds per game.