A number of former Bishop O’Connell Knights High School football players and coaches remain involved in the sport in college level, some at the highest level.
North Stafford High School senior Shawn Asbury announced Monday that he will graduate in December and enroll the following month at Virginia Tech.
With the high school sports season delayed until mid-December, the Virginia High School League has now begun working on a postseason plan for the 2020-21 academic year.
Unity Reed High School (formerly Stonewall Jackson) will go by the Lions. The name was selected based on a survey handed out to Unity Reed students and staff. The Prince William County School Board has approved the change.
The North team won its 10th Commonwealth Games title in 11 years Sunday with an 8-3 come-from-behind win over the East team in the gold-medal game at Liberty University in Lynchburg.
Area coaches and athletic administrators are commenting on a recent decision by the Virginia High School League to possibly postpone the fall public-school sports season, which includes football, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, moving it to the early spring.
The upcoming NFL season, if it is played, will be M.J. Stewart’s third, and the Yorktown High School graduate is more than eager for this month’s training camp then the 2020-21 season to start.
If, and it’s a big if right now, the 2020 varsity football season begins on time this fall for Arlington’s three public high-school teams, the opening dates will be the nights of Thursday, Sept. 3 and Friday, Sept. 4. with a trio of home games.
They had a lot to say, and many listened to a recent online YouTube group interview with the three head football coaches of Arlington’s public high-school teams.
Keith Lyle told a number of entertaining stories while also offering sound advice about various sports topics May 13 for the audience of the National Sports Coaches Alliance online webinar.
Travon McMillian likes having a plan in place rather than shooting from the hip. It’s how he operates, but even more so right now as he balances his football aspirations with the reality of every-day living.
Clint Sintim arrived at his first college football coaching job in the summer of 2013 with a suitcase, a used Lincoln LS he bought off Craig’s List and an open mind. If he was going to understand life as a college football coach, he had to start somewhere unfamiliar with only the bare necessities.
Stonewall Jackson High School graduate Reggie Floyd will get his initial NFL shot with the Arizona Cardinals as an undrafted rookie free agent.
Briar Woods High School graduate Brandon Polk signed with the Los Angeles Rams as an undrafted rookie free agent Saturday after the conclusion of the 2020 NFL Draft.
The Washington Redskins selected Ohio State defensive end Chase Young with the No. 2 overall pick Thursday in the 2020 NFL Draft.
His most successful position in football last fall, as well as winning a state-championship event during the winter’s indoor track and field season made the Wakefield Warriors’ senior Isaiah Mefford may be the high-school’s most accomplished overall athlete throughout the 2019-20 calendar year.
As has been the case for years, hundreds attended the annual Northern Virginia Football Hall of Fame awards banquet, this year held March 6 in the grand ballroom of the Hilton McLean Tysons, where three new inductees highlighted the 30th event.
Scroll through the roster of any of the eight teams that make up the XFL and you’ll discover the league is made up of guys from major collegiate programs. Ohio State, Penn State, UCLA, and so on.
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