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.
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.
It's a once in a life time opportunity, but opportunities this rare don't come cheap that's why a local football team is trying to raise funds to make the cross country trip to compete in national football competition.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Each Monday during the high school football season, NBC12 and our partner, RVA Sports Network, will release our Big 12 poll, the top 12 teams in the area, as voted on by members of both organizations' sports staff.