| Jul 30, 2011
| 1:54 PM
With Lafayette High's Thomas Smith (Virginia Tech) and Grafton's Dylan Stallings (James Madison) making Division I commitments during the past two weeks, Bay Rivers District's football profile is shining brighter than ever.
The district long ago...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 4:37 PM
WILLIAMSBURG — One of the first things Andy Linn did upon being promoted to head football coach at Lafayette High in the spring was send a letter to every boy set to attend the school in the fall of 2011 and invite them to play for the Rams.
| Aug 20, 2011
| 11:45 AM
Picking a preseason all-district team makes you wonder if it will resemble the one coaches select in November. Chances are it will be more similar to last November's than this November's.
Take the most recent Bay Rivers District offensive players of...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 6:55 PM
Poquoson dominated the second half of its 21-7 win over Grafton so thoroughly that by the end the matchup appeared almost one-sided. It's a result that obscures the fact that the Clippers could've taken control or at least remained close were it not for...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 2:50 PM
Thomas Smith could not shake the thought during Lafayette High's game on Saturday against New Kent that it was approaching midnight in Afghanistan, the 10th anniversary of 9/11. So every time he touched the football for the Rams, he thought of his father,...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 4:40 PM
Don't ask Bruton coach Tracy Harrod or Lafayette coach Andy Linn about playoff implications in September, even if their teams are good bets to make the Region I Division 3 field. You're likely to get a response similar to the high-pitched "Playoffs? Are...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 12:08 PM
In a week when Lafayette held firm, Smithfield rebounded and Warhill stunned Poquoson, we hand out superlatives for the top individual performances.
Co-Players of the Week. It's impossible to ignore Warhill's DeVonte Dedmon, who had two interceptions,...
| Sep 24, 2011
| 4:55 PM
Lafayette High football coach Andy Linn wrestled with himself for a few moments after his team's Bay Rivers District football game against Smithfield on Saturday at Wanner Stadium.
Linn was pleased with the intensity and execution his Rams displayed in a...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 5:50 PM
The big Bay Rivers District football game of the week, and one of the biggest of the entire season, pits Grafton (3-1, 2-1 district) against Lafayette (4-0, 3-0) on Friday at Wanner Stadium. Lafayette was picked as the preseason district favorite, while...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 10:56 AM
Later this week, the Daily Press will do its annual midseason review of Bay Rivers District football. Six weeks are in the hopper and we figured this is closer to the real midpoint, considering that something like six of the 10 teams will be going to...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 2:23 PM
Time is running short for Jamestown High senior Rodney Smith. A loss on Friday will end the Eagles' season and his high school football career.
So look for Smith to get the ball a lot in a lot of ways when the Eagles (3-6) play Warhill (6-3) on Friday at...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 4:42 PM
Poquoson High began its football season at Southampton High on Aug. 25, a day earlier than planned, amid uncertainty. Anxiety ran high that humid evening about the impending arrival of Hurricane Irene, and, to a lesser extent, about a defending state...