HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
Broad Run punches ticket to Class 4 State Championship with win over Salem
In what proved to be a back and forth affair between the clash of the Spartans, Broad Run outlasted Salem for a 28-24 victory. They scored a touchdown with 30 seconds left in the game to secure a spot in the VHSL Class 4 State Championship game next weekend.
1st and 10 Camp Tour: Rockbridge County
Head Coach Mark Poston and company are coming off of a historic spring that began with an undefeated regular season. The Wildcats run ended after falling in the Region Semifinals to Heritage. But Rockbridge County returns athletes like linebacker Seamus Looney and quarterback Miller Jay this fall, and sport their usual massive size in the trenches, making the Wildcats a team to watch this fall.
1st and 10 Camp Tour: North Cross Raiders
North Cross was one of the handful of teams able to have somewhat of a fall season in 2020. Although they only played four games, they put up big numbers in all of the wins. They also had a complete offseason, creating a bit of normalcy for the Raiders who are back stronger and faster after nine months.
1st and 10 Camp Tour: Auburn creating new identity under new head coach
Auburn football is ready to add another championship to its extensive trophy case, this time under a new head coach. Cam Akers has joined Mark Dixon at Pulaski, leaving the vacancy for one of the youngest coaches in the area, David Seabaugh. While overall numbers are low for Auburn this season, Seabaugh plans to showcase his talent, while creating a new identity for the Eagles.
James River’s Morgan Marshall becomes first woman in school history to score a point in a football game
In the second quarter of James River’s game verus Parry McCluer Friday, the Knights got on the board, and they needed the extra point to tie it up. Kicker Morgan Marshall hurried out to the field for the point after attempt.