Marc Davis is the sports anchor for NBC12. Marc hails from Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and received his bachelor's degree in Communications/Journalism from Shippensburg University.
He started his career out as a photojournalist in Harrisburg and began his on-air career in Charlottesville, Virginia, where he worked his way up to Sports Director. Marc has covered the College World Series, several college football bowl games and the NCAA men's basketball tournament. Marc lives in Midlothian. He has two daughters, Ella and Preslie.
Only 12 high school football teams in Virginia are practicing this week. Hopewell marks the lone team in the Richmond area left standing, as the Blue Devils shoot for a Class 3 state championship on Saturday.
NBC12 will present the Mark L. Fischer Player of the Year Award to the area’s top high school football player, as decided by head coaches and select media. The honor will be presented on December 17 at 7:30pm. Here are your nominees, selected by each respective head coach.
Brian Delaney kicked a 48-yard field with 1:23 to play to put Virginia ahead and the Cavaliers sealed it with a defensive score, beating No. 23 Virginia Tech 39-30 Friday to end a 15-game losing streak in the rivalry and earn their first trip to the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game.
Marcus Evans scored 25 points and VCU pulled away with a late first half run, topping Alabama State, 78-62, at the Siegel Center on Monday night. The Rams have started 6-0 for the first time in program history.
Ben Angle’s introduction to running came in 1999 when he was a soccer player at Lynchburg College, and his younger brother invited him to join a group of friends in the event. After his season concluded Ben accepted.
Denny Hamlin saved his season by winning Sunday at ISM Raceway to advance into NASCAR’s title-deciding race -- a victory that eliminated champion Joey Logano from the playoffs and gave Hamlin his first chance at winning the Cup since 2014.
Jamareeh Jones scored the eventual game-winning touchdown with 6:35 to play and the Highland Springs defense came up with a big late interception, as Highland Springs downed Varina, 27-20, to close out the regular season on Saturday afternoon.
Deep Run head coach Chad Hornik knows Thomas Jefferson football well. He served as the Vikings' head coach from 2012-2015, led them to their first playoff appearance in 37 years and spearheaded a massive fundraising effort to upgrade facilities and equipment for the program.
Junior forward Marcus Santos-Silva scored 21 points and pulled down 18 rebounds, pacing No. 25 VCU to a 72-58 victory over St. Francis to open its 2019-2020 season on Tuesday night at the Siegel Center.
With three weeks remaining, the top seven spots in our Big 12 rankings hold steady. Prince George charges back in this week after topping Thomas Dale, while Clover Hill makes its first appearance of the season.
Prior to this season, Devin Flowers didn’t even realize he was close to becoming the Richmond area’s all-time leading rusher, but seven games into the season, Flowers finds himself on top of that mountain.
The fourth annual Dominion Energy Charity Classic tees off on Friday morning at the Country Club of Virginia’s James River Course, but before the golfers put their game-faces on, they have a little fun during the pro-am, and one group in particular had no problem enjoying itself.