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Will Atlee football’s climb to the top continue?

Posted on August 28, 2014 at 12:24 pm

In 2007, Atlee football was a rather dormant experience. Now, in the eighth season of Roscoe Johnson’s tenure as head coach, Atlee football is the place to be. But the jam-packed skybox overlooking the left end zone would have never been without the promise of Johnson coming true: a slow, steady climb to prominence, and to the top.

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    Posted on August 28, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    Sophomore Clayton Cheatham has been tapped as starting quarterback for the Hawks.

    Now, as 2014 dawns, the Hawks not only move on from departed seniors such as Brennan Gary and Scott Denton, but they also lose Jalen Elliott, a two-sport star (basketball) who saw time at running back, wide receiver and quarterback last year.

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  • Volleyball preview: Atlee returns a defending state champ

    Posted on August 28, 2014 at 11:35 am

    Atlee senior Maddie French spikes over Douglas Freeman’s Kerry Baumann during Tuesday night’s 3-0 homecourt win in Mechancisville.  French is one of a group of players to return from last year’s state championship team.

    The defending state champions began 2014 on the right foot, but not without a few stumbles along the way. The Atlee Raiders girls volleyball team began defense of their first state title Tuesday night with a 3-0 win at home over Douglas Freeman.

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  • Hawks fall to Trojans in field hockey opener

    Posted on August 28, 2014 at 11:22 am

    Michelle Knizner (#8) scores for the Hawks in their opener against Midlothian.

    For a team trying to learn how to play together, it was baptism by fire in their season opener. And even though the final score did not turn out in their favor, the match could be the best thing to happen to Hanover Hawks field hockey all season long.

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  • R-MC field hockey hopes to fix its ‘Lynchburg problem’

    Posted on August 21, 2014 at 9:34 am

    Randolph-Macon’s Rachael Gardner at practice in the weeks leading up to the team’s 2014 season. The Yellow Jackets hope to improve from an 11-10 record last year (7-2 in the ODAC).

    Each of the last four years, Randolph-Macon’s field hockey team has fought their way to the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Tournament Championship, only to find, in their way, the Lynchburg Hornets.

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  • Reclaiming ODAC is top Yellow Jackets goal

    Posted on August 21, 2014 at 9:31 am

    Madison Doise and Courtney Lowers go through drills in preparation for the fall season.

    After capturing the Old Dominion Athletic Conference tournament title three straight seasons from 2009 to 2011, Randolph-Macon volleyball watched rival Washington & Lee take the crown each of the past two seasons.

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  • Patriots standout commits to UVa

    Posted on August 21, 2014 at 9:25 am

    atrick Henry’s Eli Hanback committed over the weekend  to play collegiately for the University of Virginia where he could see action on either side of the ball as a lineman.

    Eli Hanback has been rewarded for his dedication and hard work, announcing over the weekend he has committed to play collegiately for the University of Virginia.

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  • Hanover field hockey teams ready to rebound, continue success

    Posted on August 21, 2014 at 9:20 am

    Monday begins the 2014 high school field hockey season, as Lee-Davis looks to build on unprecedented success, Atlee and Patrick Henry look to rebound, and Hanover premieres many new faces.

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  • 2014 Washington Redskins camp concludes

    Posted on August 14, 2014 at 10:29 am

    Jay Gruden, head coach of the  Washington Redskins.

    It was a different preseason stay for Washington in Richmond this year. A new coach, Jay Gruden, brought a different style, different schedule, but with it a renewed hope for players and fans alike. And while much of the media’s fixation remained with quarterback Robert Griffin III, 2013’s most famous knee brace was nowhere in sight.

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