Quarterback Shon Mitchell signs with Tribe football


After establishing himself as one of the most prolific quarterbacks in Virginia High School League (VHSL) history, record-setting standout Shon Mitchell (Oscar Smith H.S) has signed a financial aid agreement with William & Mary and will join the Tribe football program beginning with the 2017 spring semester. A four-year starter for head coaches Richard Morgan […]

Grafton High submissions chosen for state film festival

Students at work on the set of "Tragically Crazy." From left to right: Kirsten James, Lucas Grigorian, Chloe DeWees, Matthew Moniuszko, Michael Hoffman, Zaria Edlow and
Shae Bent. (Courtesy Josie Sevilla)

Two films submitted by Grafton High School students have been selected to appear in the Virginia High School League’s annual film festival, which will take place June 3 and 4 at Virginia Commonwealth University. High school filmmakers from 42 schools across the commonwealth submitted 93 films for consideration. Only 36 have been designated as “official […]

VHSL Implements 30-Point Rule for Boys, Girls Basketball

Timmy Woollum

The Virginia High School League has implemented a 30-point mercy rule for boys and girls basketball games, both in regular season and conference tournament games. The new 30-point rule states that if one team is ahead by 30 or more points during the fourth quarter of a game, the clock will continue to run except […]

William & Mary Chosen to Host VHSL 3A, 4A Football Championships

Zable Stadium will serve as the new home for the VHSL's Group 3A and 4A state football championships. (Photo courtesy of Tribe Athletics)

The College of William & Mary has been chosen as the host site for the Virginia High School League’s Group 3A and 4A state football championships for the 2016-17 and 2017-18 academic years. The Group 3A and 4A state football championships were previously held at Liberty University in Lynchburg. VHSL Communications Director Mike McCall said […]

Grafton, Tabb Would Change Classifications in New VHSL Alignment Proposal

Trevaun Walker

For some players, coaches and athletic directors in the Historic Triangle, getting used to the Virginia High School League’s new realignment was headache inducing. Those same people may want to invest in a bottle of Advil. On Tuesday, the VHSL announced its realignment plan for the 2017-18 and 2018-19 school years, and local schools are […]

Lafayette Sits Third in Group 4A East in Latest VHSL Rankings

Lafayette's Kyle Johnson celebrates after scoring a touchdown. (file photo)

The Virginia High School League released its updated high school football rankings Wednesday. Lafayette (6-0) is the top Historic Triangle in the Group 4A East rankings, sitting in third place with a rating of 26. Lafayette is three rating points behind top-ranked Lake Taylor. Both are the only remaining undefeated teams in Group 4A East. […]