Making the grade: Colonels, Eagles reaping benefits from textbooks and playbooks
Our week 6 1st and 10 Game of the Week matchup features two Blue Ridge District teams in William Fleming and Franklin County--two programs that have let the success in the classroom guide them in the right direction on the field.
Virginia high school football coaches create new Association
Roanoke, Va. High school football coaches from across Virginia are forming the Commonwealth Football Coaches Association (@CFBCA20) to give the more than 5-thousand coaches a collective voice in the direction of prep football in the state. Earlier this week, a reported 75 coaches from all across the Commonwealth participated in a Zoom call about the new effort to form a coaches association. According to published reports, the state has been divided into five regions, with 15 coaches representing each region. Area coaches involved include Heritage coach Brad Bradley, Liberty coach Chris Watts and William Fleming coach Jamar Lovelace, all representing the Central Virginia region of the state. The CFCAs site has gained nearly 600 followers in about 48 hours, with longtime high school coaches from all across the state weighing in and lending their support.
William Fleming stressing accountability in 2019
ROANOKE, Va. - The Colonels of William Fleming enter year two under head coach Jamar Lovelace. The William Fleming staff is emphasizing accountability on and off the field. We spent a lot of time in the off season really molding our guys how we really wanted them. Getting a more committed team, a team that's more accountable. "Everybody works hard and if you don't work hard, you're off the team.