Lemons is currently in the hospital, unable to walk and with no feeling in his arms or legs. It’s a tough reality for the players and coaches who have grown to know the senior and who have played beside him as teammates.
High school football has been classified as a recreational sport, meaning that while other venues throughout Virginia have been able to increase attendance to one thousand guests, 250 people remains the capacity for high school stadiums.
Hermitage and Glen Allen began playing in 2011, the first year the Jaguars fielded a varsity football team. The Panthers took the first four meetings, but the Jags have responded to win the last two match-ups. These two schools that are a six minute drive apart renew acquaintances on Friday.
Josh Wells, an offensive tackle now in his seventh NFL season, will take the field in the Super Bowl with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers next Sunday. He played high school football at Hanover and went on to star at James Madison.
Mills Godwin's John Fletcher was announced as the first head baseball coach at Richard Bland this week, as the Statesmen start up their program. He’s led Godwin baseball since 2012, part of a 19 year career in high school dugouts in the area.
Richmond Public Schools have cancelled this school year’s fall sports seasons, according to several members of the athletic department staff. Fall sports practices can begin on February 4 in accordance with VHSL guidelines.
Public high school sports has returned for the first time in nearly nine months. While many of our area teams will not begin their schedules until January, Goochland didn't waste any time, giving us a window into what high school basketball will look like this season.
The Virginia High School League will require most sports to follow Virginia Department of Health recommendations advising student-athletes to wear masks at all times, including during practices and competitions, the league announced on Thursday night.
ASSIST Student-Athletes is a Richmond-based company focused on helping high school student-athletes reach the college level. To date, the group has helped more than 2,100 hopeful collegiate participants make that dream a reality.
It’s been a long time coming for Hopewell graduate Ronnie Walker, who’s eagerly been awaiting his Virginia debut. He's expected to team up with Wayne Taulapapa and Shane Simpson in the Cavalier backfield.
Entering the 2018 season, Manchester head coach Tom Hall and his staff had an idea that that particular campaign could be pretty special. 38 seniors graced the roster, along with 52 players who saw significant playing time the year before.
If things go to plan, VHSL sports will get going in about six weeks. When they do, will spectators be permitted? If so, will some family members have to choose between attending a game and feeling safe? One area school is taking steps to make sure that’s not a decision that fans need to make.
While high school football is absent from Central Virginia this fall, we’re still paying tribute to it during On the Sidelines on Fridays on NBC12. This Friday, we re-visit an area high school dynasty.
Even though he’s one of the youngest on the Blue Devils’ roster, he found himself front and center on Thursday afternoon, taking the microphone on campus and sharing his thoughts on racism and injustice.