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Ryan Turnage will lead the Lee-Davis gridiron as the Confederates kick off their 57th season.

New Lee-Davis Coach: ‘There will be great effort’

Posted on July 24, 2014 at 11:00 am

Ryan Turnage does not fancy himself a public speaker. But the new head football coach of Lee-Davis High School got his message across clearly at his recent meet and greet with student-athletes and parents. “There will be great effort, and we will do everything the right way,” Turnage proclaimed to those assembled at the school’s auditorium.

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  • ‘Too little, too late’ for Mechanicsville Post

    Posted on July 24, 2014 at 10:56 am

    Post 175’s Anthony Zona scores as Post 361’s Will Black waits for the throw to home during a game Saturday. Post 175 won that game but lost to the same team Tuesday night to force an elimination game.

    But whereas the ball spent most of the season finding the gaps, Tuesday night, Post 175 couldn’t find open space until it was too late, a five-run ninth inning rally not enough in a 9-6 loss to West End Post 361, forcing a winner-take-all championship game between the two.

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  • Hanover tennis champion competing nationally

    Posted on July 24, 2014 at 10:52 am

    Hanover’s Danny Polk eyes the ball as he prepares to serve this past season.

    Danny Polk, a recent graduate of Hanover High School, isn’t taking time to rest in the laurels of capturing both the Virginia High School League (VHSL) Student Journalist of The Year Award and the State Group 4A Boys Singles Tennis Championship.

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  • All-State, All-Region honors for Hanover athletes

    Posted on July 24, 2014 at 10:48 am

    Student-athletes from across the county received All-State and All-Region honors in spring sports recently from the Virginia High School League (VHSL) and individual regions. In baseball, Hanover placed two players on the Group 4A All-State team: pitcher Derek Casey and third baseman Trevor Denton. Casey, who will pitch for the University of Virginia, had a two-year record of 27-0, while Denton not only starred offensively for the Hawks, but served

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  • Mechanicsville All-Stars win state tournament

    Posted on July 24, 2014 at 10:45 am

    The Mechanicsville 10-11 Baseball All-Stars won the Virginia State Tournament in Woodstock, winning five games by an average margin of seven runs. They defeated Upper Loudoun 11-5 in the championship game. Mechanicsville is eligible for the Southeast Region Tournament of Champions beginning Aug. 1 in Greenville, N.C. The Atlee 9-10 Softball All-Stars went 1-1 at the Virginia Little League State Tournament in Virginia Beach, defeating Honaker 17-0 in the first

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  • Post 175 heads into tourney as top seed

    Posted on July 17, 2014 at 10:15 am

    Mechanicsville Post 175’s Anthony Zona makes the run home during last week’s game against Post 125. Mechanicsville went on to clinch the top seed in the district tournament following a win over Post 206 Saturday.

    Saturday night’s American Legion regular season baseball finale between Mechanicsville Post 175 and Ashland Post 206 was a microcosm of the regular season for both teams.

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  • County softball athletes shine in All-Star game

    Posted on July 17, 2014 at 10:13 am

    Kinsee Stonebreaker (left) and Kiandra Mitchum played last week in the Virginia High School Coaches Association All-Star game in Lynchyburg.

    Some of the best student-athletes from the Class of 2014 descended on Liberty University in Lynchburg this past week to play in the annual Virginia High School Coaches Association (VHSCA) All-Star games.

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  • Basketball Summer League helps build chemistry

    Posted on July 17, 2014 at 10:10 am

    Patrick Henry’s James Pinder drives against Hanover during the Patriots’ 42-33 win Tuesday night in summer league play.

    Eight area high school basketball teams, including all four in Hanover County, converged at the Steward School in Henrico’s West End Tuesday for another full night of Summer League Basketball.

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  • VHSL revisiting boundary changes

    Posted on July 17, 2014 at 10:06 am

    With the first year of the new Virginia High School League (VHSL) classification system now complete, it’s time for adjustments.

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