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Patrick Henry’s Cade Harris gets a shoulder ride after the Patriots upset rival Lee-Davis 17-14 in the Tomato Bowl Friday. Harris helped secure the win with a key interception to stop Lee-Davis’ final scoring attempt in the fourth quarter. (H-P photos by Nick Liberante)

Character, persistence pays off for Patriots in win over rivals

Posted on September 25, 2014 at 12:12 pm

After being outscored 72-0 by Hanover and Atlee, and given almost no chance to come to Mechanicsville and leave victorious, the Patrick Henry Patriots, behind a rejuvenated offensive line and a freshman quarterback, upset the Lee-Davis Confederates 17-14 in the 56th Tomato Bowl Friday night in Mechanicsville.

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  • Randolph-Macon tops Sewanee, 34-20

    Posted on September 25, 2014 at 11:56 am

    Randolph-Macon’s Deshaun Rogers, a Lee-Davis High School graduate, breaks up a pass in the end zone intended for Sewanee’s Stephen Jackson during the Yellow Jackets’ win Saturday. R-MC starts conference play this weekend at Emory & Henry. (H-P photo by Nick Liberante)

    Randolph-Macon won the coin toss Saturday at high noon at Day Field and optioned to defer to the second half. The Sewanee Tigers proceeded to option their way through the Yellow Jackets in the first half. But the Jackets limited the Tigers to two late field goals, setting the stage for a second half domination that carried Randolph-Macon to a 34-20 victory.

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  • Atlee, Hanover winning streaks continue

    Posted on September 25, 2014 at 11:51 am

    Atlee’s Malik White hands off to A.J. Zollar during the Raiders’ 49-7 win over Douglas Freeman Friday. (H-P photo by Joel Klein)

    Any naysayers of Atlee football should be silent now. The Raiders improved to 3-0 Friday with a 49-7 pasting of previously unbeaten Douglas Freeman, a far cry from the 24-14 loss Atlee suffered at the hands of the Rebels at this same point in the season.

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  • Hanover volleyball falls to Glen Allen

    Posted on September 25, 2014 at 11:42 am

    Coming off a five-set thriller in the gym of the defending state champions, Hanover girls volleyball could do one of two things: use the narrow loss as a springboard to big wins, or take a step back in development. Sadly for Hawks fans, the team faltered Tuesday.

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  • Yellow Jackets win home opener in Ashland

    Posted on September 18, 2014 at 10:37 am

    Randolph-Macon’s John Byrd scores for the Yellow Jackets during Saturday’s home opener in Ashland. (H-P photo by Nick Liberante)

    After falling 42-3 in their season opener in Baltimore to Johns Hopkins, the Yellow Jackets sought not just more offense and better defense, they sought purpose and a return to their identity. Even though the scoreboard read Randolph-Macon 48, Averett 16 at game’s end, they left the stadium with questions still unanswered.

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  • Raiders gridiron rolls over Patriots 56-0

    Posted on September 18, 2014 at 10:30 am

    Patrick Henry quarterback Tyler Sikkar runs up the middle against Atlee during the Patriots’ 56-0 loss to the Raiders Friday.  The team now prepares to face Lee-Davis in the annual Tomato Bowl matchup. (H-P photo by Nick Liberante)

    Friday night in Ashland, it was Patrick Henry who was clearly outmatched, by size, speed, and talent, as the Raiders, now the county favorite to make a deep postseason run, won going away 56-0.

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  • Hanover Hawks top J.R. Tucker 45-13

    Posted on September 18, 2014 at 10:25 am

    Hanover’s Brooks Coombs carries the ball for one of three touchdowns against J.R. Tucker Friday. (H-P photo by Joel Klein)

    Brooks Coombs rushed 27 times for 157 yards and three touchdowns as the Hanover Hawks moved to 2-0 Friday night with a 45-13 win at J.R. Tucker. Quarterback Clayton Cheatham was six-of-nine passing for 69 yards.

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  • Hanover field hockey takes fourth straight win

    Posted on September 18, 2014 at 10:20 am

    In sports, you never want to be caught looking ahead. But, this week, Paige Lambert can be forgiven for doing so. One of three captains of Hanover field hockey, Lambert and the Hawks won their fourth straight match Tuesday night, defeating Conference 20 rival Glen Allen 5-1.

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  • Hawks hold Patriots scoreless in opener

    Posted on September 11, 2014 at 9:34 am

    Hanover quarterback Clayton Cheatham en route to one of two second-half touchdowns.

    For the third year in a row, the Patrick Henry Patriots failed to score on the Hanover Hawks, falling 16-0 in the debut of new head coach Bryan Davis. The victory gave Hanover its ninth straight win over their Western Hanover rivals.

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