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Bender Vaught breaks free from Bryant Bonzali for a big gain against J.R. Tucker during Friday’s homecoming win. Vaught   rushed for 71 yards and led the team with eight tackles on defense.

Patrick Henry has a happy homecoming

Posted on October 16, 2014 at 11:39 am

In their second of only four home games this season, the Patriots delivered, shutting down the single wind offense of J.R. Tucker while leading from start to finish in a 27-13 win to improve to 2-4, keeping hopes very alive for a playoff berth in the 5A North Region.

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  • With QB injured, Hawks drop third in a row

    Posted on October 16, 2014 at 11:36 am

    Henrico quarterback Andre Taylor eludes the grasp of Hanover’s Sean Sopall only to be greeted by Blake Johansen during a driving rainstorm. (H-P photo by Joel Klein)

    The Hanover Hawks defense pitched a shutout at unbeaten Henrico Friday night for over 47 minutes, but crucial late penalties gave the Warriors a chance, and they delivered on a 6-yard touchdown pass to Kadofi Wright with 16 seconds left for a 7-3 win, handing Hanover its third straight defeat.

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  • Hanover volleyball pulls off Atlee upset

    Posted on October 16, 2014 at 11:30 am

    Atlee’s Zaliah Carey (left) and  Molly Jarvis defend a spike from Hanover’s Kylie Tuxford Tuesday night as the Hawks win three of four sets over the rival Raiders.

    Last year, a sophomore-laden Hanover Hawks girls volleyball team just wanted to stay in the same gym as the eventual state champion Atlee Raiders. Tuesday night, the Hawks started slow, cleaned up the mistakes and launched comebacks to knock off Atlee in four sets.

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  • Hanover field hockey fends off Henrico

    Posted on October 16, 2014 at 11:21 am

    How do you slow down one of the quickest field hockey teams around? Dominate field position. That’s exactly what the Hanover Hawks did Monday evening, scoring twice in the first 15 minutes of the match, then keeping Henrico out of the circle until late for a 2-1 victory to improve to 10-2.

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  • Atlee almost hands Hanover a ‘W’

    Posted on October 9, 2014 at 12:24 pm

    Hanover’s Cole Bordonie drags down Atlee’s AJ Zollar Friday night. The Raiders won 27-20 despite a series of penalty calls and mistakes that put the Hawks within a touchdown.

    Leading 27-7, with the game seemingly in hand, Atlee began a sequence of penalties and mistakes, some physically, others emotional, that opened the door for the Hanover Hawks, who scored 13 points in 12 seconds and had a chance to tie a game they were all but out of.

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  • Patriots fall to second-ranked Hermitage

    Posted on October 9, 2014 at 12:19 pm

    Patriots John Shreve (70) and Derrick Johnson (4) jump on a Patrick Henry fumble after a bad snap against Hermitage Friday. (H-P photo by Joel Klein)

    Last Friday night, the Patriots faced the second-ranked Hermitage Panthers in Chester Fritz Stadium. The 4-0 Panthers controlled the tempo and came away with a 38-0 win over the Patriots.

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  • Atlee grad finds niche on JMU court

    Posted on October 9, 2014 at 12:02 pm

    Hailey Brooks (#3) sets for Sydney Morris as James Madison plays College of Charleston Sunday.

    The passion for the game, the enthusiasm for her teammates, her infectious smile – all were present Sunday for Atlee graduate and former Gatorade State Volleyball Player of The Year Hailey Brooks. The location, though, was Godwin Hall on the campus of James Madison University.

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  • Lee-Davis volleyball riding the momentum

    Posted on October 9, 2014 at 11:58 am

    The hottest team in Hanover County currently resides on a volleyball court on Route 360. The Lee-Davis Confederates have reeled off four wins in a row, the centerpiece a three-set sweep at defending champion Atlee, finally getting the “Raider monkey” off their back.

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  • Sports News & Notes: Hanover golfer is school’s first to make state tourney

    Posted on October 9, 2014 at 11:56 am

    Hanover’s Matt Alexander eyes a pitch shot. Alexander will be the first Hawk to compete in the state tournament when he heads to Forest Monday.

    Matt Alexander became the first Hanover Hawk golfer to qualify for a state tournament Tuesday, shooting a 159 over two rounds to finish eighth overall at the 4A South Region Championship in Williamsburg.

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