High-school

  Former L.C. Bird athletic director charged with embezzlement

David Bedwell was employed as the schools athletic director at the time and was hired as the head football coach at Hermitage High School in Henrico this season.

  Junior QB Kite leads experienced, more polished Deep Run into 2019

  Henderson brings winning reputation to established Powhatan program

Football, volleyball return to Charles City High School

  High school football player of the year award named for former Louisa coach Mark Fischer

  Experienced Thomas Dale squad looks to elude injury bug, get over nine win hump

  Blend of experienced and young players look to extend Dinwiddie’s postseason streak and more

Continued Coverage

  Highland Springs discussing little steps, not five-peat, in August

  After struggling in 2018, Hermitage eager for fresh start

  New starters, same approach for defending state champ Manchester

  Coming off best ever season, Glen Allen football begins Jones era

Atlee’s Warren verbally commits to Penn State

  Mills Godwin’s Wilson wins 2nd national title, qualifies for PanAm Games

Seattle Seahawks RB, Petersburg native to host annual youth football camp

Each participant will get a gift bag, healthy lunch and refreshments.

  Steward’s Reid enters junior season as one of the nation’s top recruits

Steward rising junior Efton Reid got his first scholarship offer when he was in eighth grade and has currently accumulated numerous offers from Division I schools. But if you think the attention is going to his head, you’d be incorrect.

  State Tournament Central

A handful of local teams find themselves three wins away from state championships entering the week.

Phillies select Benedictine’s Baylor in 3rd Round of MLB Draft

Benedictine infielder Jamari Baylor was selected by the Phillies in the third round of Major League Baseball’s amateur draft on Tuesday, going 91st overall. He’ll go to Philadelphia to sign his contact and get a physical, then head to Clearwater, Florida, to begin his professional career.

Camp steps down as Glen Allen head football coach

High School Tournament Central

  Local football stars use trainers to help elevate their game

  Thomas Dale’s Chris Tyree verbally commits to Notre Dame

  Hanover girls’ tennis team chases third consecutive state crown

  Work pays off for Highland Springs cheerleaders in the form of national championships

  Benedictine nips Hanover in duel of top baseball teams

Jay Woolfolk tripled and scored in the 10th inning, breaking a tie and giving Benedictine a 4-3 extra inning triumph over Hanover in a battle of two of the area’s top baseball teams on Monday night.

The 804 All-Star Game features top Central Virginia basketball players

The game will feature the top 25 Central Virginia high school senior basketball players.

  Fourth quarter Spotswood run dooms Hopewell in state championship game

For the second straight year, Hopewell advanced to the Class 3 girls state championship game, and for the second straight year, the Blue Devils fell just short.

State Tournament Central

Several area teams are still in the hunt for a state championship. Find all of your updated schedules and results here.

  Woodbridge denies Cosby state championship

Woodbridge outscored Cosby, 20-1, in the final period, securing a 64-43 win in the Class 6 state championship game on Wednesday night at the Siegel Center. The fourth quarter turned an otherwise competitive game into a rout.

  Taekwondo program has Chesterfield County students kicking away limitations

James River special education teacher Kieley Thomas teaches students with special needs. Conditions range from autism to sensory process issues to physical disabilities and more. She was looking for some ideas for her physical education class, when she thought of Eric Rangel-Ribeiro, the Master at h

  Life Christian presses on after state title win

LCA topped Eastern Mennonite to claim the VISAA Division III state championship, but for these athletes, the off-season is just another basketball season. Head coach Richard Mason puts together an 82 game AAU schedule that spans through the spring and summer, giving his players plenty of work.

  At home, in school, on the field, Petersburg’s Hall does it all

High school student-athletes are required to find a balance between sports and academics, figuring out ways to handle two demanding parts of their lives. Petersburg senior Treyvion Hall may take this to the next level.

  Armstrong’s Curtis triumphs through tragedy

Armstrong linebacker Edward Curtis has dealt with the death of his father for the past year, and it's affected his role both at home and on the football field.

  Lack of sight doesn’t hold back Meadowbrook’s Archie

He can hear the sound of a take-down, the fans cheering in the stands and his coaches shouting instructions to him on the bench. He can smell a freshly-cleaned wrestling mat, but Meadowbrook’s Dajeon Archie can’t see any of it. The Monarch freshman wrestler is almost completely blind.

Tournament Central- High school basketball playoffs

A good number of local high school basketball teams take aim at state championships. Here are schedules for tournaments involving area squads.

  Highland Springs female wrestler made for the mat

Brittney Reed saw her brothers wrestle when they were in high school and began to think that she could do it better. That started her journey in the sport that she has grown to love.

Glen Allen duo excels on and off the court

Trey Grimes and Chris Butler are both seniors at Glen Allen who have been mainstays for the Jags’ basketball team. Both have spent their high school years with very little free time, taking part in multiple sports and other activities at the school.

  Williams shines at Collegiate both on and off the field

Donovan Williams is a busy guy. The Collegiate sophomore is a standout for the Cougars in football, track and field and baseball, while also excelling at the violin.

  Burston returns to basketball as high school assistant

Former VCU guard Torey Burston is taking advantage of his chance to return to basketball as an assistant coach at J.R. Tucker High School.

6 high schools to receive $1K grant from Dick’s Sporting Goods

Huguenot, John Marshall, Armstrong, George Wythe, Petersburg and Thomas Jefferson high schools will all receive the grant.

Highland Springs football coach named Redskins High School Coach of the Year

Coach Johnson has coached football at the Henrico high school for 10 years.

Rosters set for Big River Rivalry

The sixth annual Big River Rivalry will kick off on Saturday at Randolph-Macon. This annual high school football all-star game features a team from north of the James River battling its south counterparts. The contest will begin at 12:30.

Manchester Lancers take home first state title

This season also marks the first perfect season ever for the Chesterfield team, finishing 15-0.

Highland Springs wins 4th straight state title

Highland Springs topped Stone Bridge 37-26 to win its fourth straight state title.

  Siblings help Springers to state title game

Football players often refer to teammates as brothers. When Highland Springs offensive tackle D’Onte Griggs takes the field with his brothers in football, he’s in charge of protecting his blood brother, quarterback D’Vonte Waller.

  Clark looks to cap off high school career with state title

Brendon Clark's involvement in Manchester football started when he was six years old. On Saturday, he'll try to end his high school career with a state championship.

  For Manchester, road to title game goes through Hall’s close friend

Manchester football is putting together an historic season. Last Friday, the Lancers topped Colonial Forge to take home their first region title in program history, and on Saturday they’ll take the field in their first ever state semifinal. To punch a ticket to the title game, however, Manchester wi

Manchester, Highland Springs, Goochland advance to state semifinals

Manchester, Highland Springs and Goochland all improved to 13-0 with Friday's wins and find themselves two wins shy of state championships.

  High school football scores - November 16

Playoff contests continued on Friday night, with area teams punching their tickets to respective region title games.

Signing Day Central - November 2018

Many area high school athletes will continue their careers at the college level and Wednesday marked National Signing Day for several sports.

St. Margaret’s volleyball coach, player receive league honors

Kristen Berry was named to the All-LIS teach for the second straight year.

  On the Sidelines: High School Football Nov. 9

High School Football - Nov. 9

  On the Sidelines: Wednesday Playbook for Nov. 7

The high school football regular season is nearing an end.

Round 1- High school football playoff schedule

A handful of area teams still have championship hopes alive as the high school football postseason begins. Check out the schedule for the first round of VHSL and VISAA action.

Johnson resigns as Hermitage head football coach

It was one of the worst seasons in Hermitage High School history, and on Friday the Derrick Johnson era came to an end after less than one year. Johnson resigned as the Panthers' head football coach after a 1-9 season.

  High school football scores - November 1

Deep Run punched its ticket to the postseason with a win over Mills Godwin to headline Thursday's action.

Threat of inclement weather causing football schedule changes

Inclement weather causing high school football schedule changes is nothing new this season, and the potential threat of rain and storms on Friday has caused some schools to move their games up.

NBC12/ RVA Sports Network Big 12 Poll- Week of October 29

Two upsets last week caused a shake-up in this week’s rankings. This is a weekly high school football poll, voted on by members of each organization. It is released every Monday during the season.

  High school football scores - October 26

Glen Allen pulled away from Deep Run in the second half to win our On the Sidelines Game of the Week, 34-14, to headline Friday’s action.

Upsets headline Thursday night football action

Two teams that entered the night occupying the top two spots in the Region 4B rankings fell in upset fashion, shaking up the race for the top seed. Dinwiddie and Monacan were both stunned on Thursday night.

Weather threat leads to high school football schedule changes

A handful of area high school football games have rescheduled their football games to avoid potential rain this Friday night.

NBC12/ RVA Sports Network Big 12 Poll- Week of October 22

Some close games between ranked opponents this past Friday caused some shake-ups in this week’s NBC12/ RVA Sports Network Big 12 poll. This is a weekly high school football poll, voted on by members of each organization. It is released every Monday during the season.

  High school football scores - October 19

Monacan held off L.C. Bird and Thomas Dale earned a double overtime victory over Hopewell to headline Friday's action.

NBC12/ RVA Sports Network Big 12- Week of October 15

Henrico topped Varina in a thriller on Monday night to cause some fluctuation in this week’s poll. This is a weekly high school football poll, voted on by members of each organization. It is released every Monday during the season.

  Henrico nips Varina in thriller to headline Monday football action

Varina’s extra point with 1:27 left hit off the upright, giving Henrico a 28-27 win in a thriler. The Warriors improve to 5-1, while the Blue Devils fall to 6-1.

  High school football scores for Oct. 12

We saw an abbreviated scheduled on Friday night due to the aftermath of Tropical Storm Michael, but several area high school football games still went off without a hitch. Manchester’s big win over L.C. Bird headlined the action.

  Unbeaten rivals L.C. Bird and Manchester clash in Game of the Week

Manchester and L.C. Bird feature a story rivalry on the football field. Recently the two have split their last eight meetings and both enter Friday’s On the Sidelines Game of the Week with 6-0 records.

  New coach, group of seniors save traditional football at Blessed Sacrament Huguenot

Blessed Sacrament Huguenot football has a long tradition of success. Most recently, the Knights went on a run of five consecutive state championships from 2009-2013, but after a scarce turnout during this past off-season, the school considered a major change.

NBC12/ RVA Sports Network Big 12- Week of October 8

The top four teams in the poll continue to dominate their schedules, as Highland Springs, Manchester, Dinwiddie and Varina remain the squads to beat. This is a weekly high school football poll, voted on by members of each organization. It is released every Monday during the season.

  High school football highlights from Oct. 5

Here are the high school football scores for Oct. 5.

  Atlee looks to stay hot in Game of the Week

Atlee football is out to a 5-0 start and will look to keep it going against Henrico on Friday in our On the Sidelines Game of the Week.

  On the Sidelines: Wednesday Playbook for Oct. 3

Did you miss this week’s Wednesday Playbook with NBC12′s Marc Davis and RVA Sports Network’s Rob Witham?

  High school football highlights from Sept. 28

Here are the high school football scores for Sept. 28.

  On the Sidelines: Wednesday playbook for Sept. 26

Did you miss this week’s Wednesday Playbook with NBC12′s Marc Davis and RVA Sports Network’s Rob Witham?

NBC12 / RVA Sports Network Big 12 Poll - Week of September 24

Highland Springs remains atop the NBC12/ RVA Sports Network Big 12 Poll for the sixth straight week

  On the Sidelines: Wednesday Playbook for Sept. 19

Did you miss this week’s Wednesday Playbook with NBC12′s Marc Davis and RVA Sports Network’s Rob Witham?

NBC12 / RVA Sports Network Big 12 - Week of Sept. 17

This is a weekly high school football poll, voted on by members of each organization.

  Hurricane Florence causes high school football games to be rescheduled

With the possibility of Hurricane Florence impacting Central Virginia, several high schools across the region have rescheduled their football games.

NBC12/ RVA Sports Network Big 12- Week of September 10

Highland Springs remains atop the NBC12/ RVA Sports Network Big 12 Poll. This is a weekly high school football poll, voted on by members of each organization. It is released every Monday during the season.

Teen who received heart transplant returns to the gridiron

Juan Mikel-Jones said "was scared; I didn't think I was going to make it."

Lightning pushes Thursday football games to Friday

Thunderstorms and lightning caused the postponement of Thursday's high school football action around the Richmond area. Eleven games are currently scheduled to be made up or completed on Friday.

High school football team escapes heat with gym practices

The heat index soaring into the triple digits had many of us looking for a pleasant place to escape the blistering sun.