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Johnson resigns as Hermitage head football coach  WWBT NBC12 News

It was one of the worst seasons in Hermitage High School history, and on Friday the Derrick Johnson era came to an end after less than one year. Johnson ...

Principals call fights after Freeman vs. Hermitage shutout ‘totally unacceptable’  WTVR CBS 6 News

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- The principals of Hermitage and Douglas S. Freeman high schools called fights that broke out following Friday night's football game ...

Why I'm Walking Out: A Hermitage High School junior shares his reasoning for walking out of class Wednesday

As many Richmond-area high school students prepare to walk out of class Wednesday to protest gun violence, the Richmond Times-Dispatch asked two ...

Hermitage's Colonial District streak ends, 77 games and 12 years later, at the hands of Glen Allen

Glen Allen wins 28-7, and Donovan Riddick rushes for 100 yards.

Charges pending after Freeman-Hermitage football game ends with brawl  8News

Police, school officials and the Virginia High School League are investigating after a brawl erupted following the conclusion of Friday night's high school football ...

Retired Hermitage AD Bruce Bowen is chosen for hall of fame

Bruce Bowen, a retired athletics director from Hermitage High School, was chosen for the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association Hall of ...

The 2019 A-List: The area's top high school football recruits

Manchester quarterback Brendon Clark, who has signed with Notre Dame, leads the 2019 recruiting class.

Coach suspended, players disciplined after brawl at Va. football game  USA TODAY High School Sports

One of the Virginia head football coaches whose team was involved in an on-field fight after last Friday night's game has been suspended.

Turf football fields at Highland Springs and J.R. Tucker could be delayed

Plans to replace the buildings at the Henrico County High Schools could delay replacement of the fields.

New coaches take over dynasty programs at Hermitage, L.C. Bird

Derrick Johnson is the new coach at Hermitage. Troy Taylor takes over at L.C. Bird. Each team had a coach depart after 17 years.

Hermitage picks former Matoaca coach Derrick Johnson to lead its football team

Born into an Army family, Johnson grew up in greater Los Angeles, but came to Chesterfield County in the eighth grade.

Henrico Schools to live stream graduation ceremonies  WWBT NBC12 News

The stream will be available on desktop computers as well as mobile devices and tablets, and will be replayed on HCPS-TV.

Three things we learned from Friday's high school football games

Five teams in Class 5, Region B are well on their way to locking up playoff berths. Meaning everyone else is fighting for three spots.

Henrico kicking off upgrades to high school football fields

Henrico County high schools are gearing up for some major upgrades.

CTE made life miserable for family of former Hermitage, Redskins player

Penny Hilton endured years of pain as a result of her deceased husband John Hilton's football-induced brain damage. She is pictured in her daughter's home ...

These outstanding Henrico teachers will travel the globe to ‘become even better instructors’  WTVR CBS 6 News

The Community Foundation has recognized 10 Henrico County teachers for outstanding instruction for 2018.

The 2018 high school football watch list | Football

The Richmond-area players most likely to turn heads in 2018, including Henrico's Ja'Had Carter, Thomas Dale's Chris Tyree and Atlee's Tyler Warren.

Hermitage High School's Patrick Kane resigning as head football coach  WRIC

"I wanted to make sure Hermitage could be set to continue and be successful," Kane said.. News, weather, sports, headlines for Central Virginia and beyond.

Judge sentences Hermitage grad to life in prison for murder of pregnant ex-girlfriend: 'It’s the most brutal killing I’ve seen'

Calling the murder of a 27-year-old expectant mother “the most brutal killing” he's seen in his 16 years on the bench, a Richmond Circuit Court judge on Friday ...

Hermitage High grad Rashad Robinson, a senior at JMU, named to preseason FCS A-A team

Rashad Robinson played zero defensive back during his varsity football career at Hermitage High School. He was the Panthers' quarterback. Robinson ...

Hermitage to name Derrick Johnson next head football coach  WWBT NBC12 News

Derrick Johnson will be the next head football coach at Hermitage High School, according to a source close to the situation. An official announcement is ...

Hermitage High was on lockdown after ‘threatening text’ sent to student

HENRICO, Va. — Hermitage High School was on lockdown after a student received a threatening text message, according to a series of messages from the ...

JMU inks eight to open early signing period

Five days after he was announced as James Madison's new football coach, Curt Cignetti secured his first group of signees on Wednesday, which marked the ...

Deep Run High School named National Blue Ribbon School

A Henrico County high school has received national acclaim.

Olympian Queen Harrison returns to Hermitage High School  WRIC

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) -- 2008 Olympic hurdler and national champion Queen Harrison returned to her alma mater Tuesday to speak to a group of girls.

Hermitage grad awaits bone marrow transplant; speech video gets more views  Richmond Times-Dispatch

A recent Hermitage High School graduate whose speech on his battle with cancer was widely shared on social media returned to the hospital Thursday for a ...

Hermitage grad D'Marco Jackson, who valiantly fought cancer, dies at 19

D'Marco Jackson, whose speech at the 2015 Hermitage High School graduation on his fight with a rare form with cancer became a social media hit, died early ...

School Board member says developer threatened to pull 1,000-home Henrico community if schools are rezoned, according to emails

A Henrico County School Board member said the developer of a planned 1000-home community signaled it would pull the project if it were rezoned as part of a ...

High school removes all Darren Sharper memorabilia  USA TODAY

Darren Shaper, a former player who was an honor student at Hermitage High School, had his memorabilia removed from the school after he pled guilty to ...

Hermitage alumnus combines love of lacrosse with family roots to play for national team -- in Uganda

Lacrosse is a sport not generally associated with the African nation of Uganda, so you might be mildly surprised to learn the country has a national lacrosse team ...

Fundraiser for Hermitage coach draws more than 400  Richmond Times-Dispatch

In the front row of Hermitage High School's bleachers Thursday night, Jaycen King, donning his team hat and shirt, got to see his football team play for the first ...

Henrico high school students get close look at county, school operations  Henrico Citizen

Students from Henrico County's high schools got a firsthand look at their local government and public schools administrations March 15 as part of the 61st.

How Coach Mug is changing lives at Hermitage High School and beyond

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- Beloved track and cross country coach Craig "Mug" Hedley has been a fixture on the sidelines at Hermitage High for 13 years.

A look back at Richmond Public Schools in 2018

A new superintendent. Widespread academic and business problems. Cheating on tests at an elementary school.

Dining for Dollars | Henrico County Meals Tax Proceeds  Richmond magazine

Henrico's meals tax has funded nearly $58 million in school projects since 2013.

Top of the Class 2018: King and Queen Central H.S. and Hermitage H.S.  8News

In this video, 8News presents King and Queen Central High School's Madisen George and Meighan Richardson and Hermitage High School's Harry Kelso Jr. .

Hat trick by Natalie Biliunas powers Deep Run field hockey team to state semifinals

Many high school students sit on the couch *content* to send a Snap or binge-watch Netflix. Natalie Biliunas is different. “In my house, if I have free time, I sit on my ...

A year after his heart attack, Hermitage football coach still fighting, his team still believing  Richmond Times-Dispatch

Hermitage assistant football coach Jaycen King suffered a heart attack, leaving him unable to walk and talk. Everything the Hermitage team has done this year, ...

'This is just the start': Thousands of Richmond-area students walk out of school to protest gun violence

Catherine Qian stepped to the microphone outside Maggie L. Walker Governor's School in Richmond and thought of her brother.

Senior prank: Hermitage high school put up for sale  WWBT

Students and parents arrived at Hermitage High School on Friday morning to find a for sale sign in front of the school. The makeshift sign was placed over the ...

That Small-Town Feel | Real Estate Guide 2018  Richmond magazine

The iconic Main Street, sidewalks, the local library, a central hub of shops and restaurants — all of these are benchmarks for a sense of place, features that spots ...

2 Henrico County high schools briefly locked down after Shrader Road shooting  WRIC

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) -- Two Henrico County high schools were temporarily locked down Monday afternoon after a shooting happened in the area.

‘My family raised me better,’ Hermitage student says from jail

A Henrico teen arrested for attempting to rob a pizza delivery driver explained from jail how he regretted his actions.

Former Hermitage football standout arrested on heroin charge

The former Hermitage football standout was arrested on heroin charges in West Virginia, and for having a stolen gun from Virginia.

Why I'm Walking Out: A Freeman High School senior shares his reasoning for walking out of class Wednesday

As many Richmond-area students prepare to walkout of class Wednesday to protest gun violence, the Richmond Times-Dispatch asked two students to write ...

Hermitage High instructor named named Henrico Teacher of the Year

At an evening full of awards, a Hermitage High School French teacher, Kecia Studevant Howell, netted the highest honor — Henrico County's Gilman Teacher of ...

Hermitage navigates early-season gauntlet, emerges 4-0 after beating Varina 42-21

Hermitage High's defense has been front and center so far this season, and rightfully so. Working a little more in the background has been an offense capable of ...

Henrico School Board gathers public's input on candidates for Tuckahoe seat

After a week's delay because of Hurricane Florence, the Henrico County School Board held a public hearing Thursday to gather input on who should be the next ...

National Signing Day roundup: High school athletes pick their colleges  WWBT NBC12 News

Wednesday, Feb. 7 was National Signing Day where athletes from high schools chose what colleges to take their talents.

Ex-NFLer, Hermitage grad Darren Sharper gets reduced time on rape charges

Ex-NFL star and Hermitage grad Darren Sharper gets reduced time for rape charges.

4 area students receive Pi Lambda Theta scholarship awards  Richmond Free Press

Four area high school seniors were honored by the Virginia Area Chapter of Pi Lambda Theta at its annual scholarship program on Sunday.

Schmitt claims Brookland seat, regains board majority for Republicans  Henrico Citizen

Henrico Republicans are celebrating tonight after Dan Schmitt won a special election in the Brookland District to give the party a majority on the Board of.

Friday night highlights: Scores, stats and stories for Sept. 15

The area's No. 1 team goes down, plus scores and stories from around the region.

National Signing Day 2018: Local HS athletes put pen to paper  WRIC

Across our area, schools are holding signing day ceremonies for their student athletes who will continue their careers at the collegiate level. . News, weather ...

The graduation will be livestreamed: Watch Henrico County ceremonies online

HENRICO, Va. – Henrico County Public Schools will provide live streaming video again this year of all HCPS graduations taking place at VCU's Siegel Center.

T-D Top 10: Riding a hot start to season, Hermitage seizes No. 1 spot

Hermitage moves up one spot to No. 1 in the latest Times-Dispatch Top 10 ranking for high school football. The Panthers are 4-0 and have defeated three top-10 ...

Man convicted of killing Henrico convenience store owner will serve 42 years in prison

A slain Henrico County convenience store owner's 5-year-old twin sons still ask when their father is coming home, the victim's brother said at a court hearing ...

John Hilton, former Hermitage High, UR, NFL end, dies

John Hilton, a former NFL and University of Richmond end, a Richmond-area resident, died Thursday after a recent fall that followed a period of declining health ...

Months before teen killed by Amtrak train, his father was killed by car  WTVR CBS 6 News

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- Months before a train hit and killed 18-year-old Sammy Rivas, a driver struck and killed the Chesterfield County teenager's ...

Is Varina back? "We're about to find out where we are."

Varina has No. 10 Henrico, Lee-Davis, Atlee and No. 3 Highland Springs left on the schedule, a pretty tough final four weeks.

300-500 Richmond-area students gather again to rally against gun violence

Carlos Brown wished he was in biology class with Mrs. Nelson at Henrico High School on Friday.

'Our ballots will stop bullets'  Richmond Free Press

Thousands of people fill the area in front of the South Portico of the state Capitol during Saturday's March for Our Lives rally and march in Richmond. The event ...

Highland Springs hoping for 3-peat at Saturday's state championship  Richmond Free Press

Highland Springs High School is on the cusp of achieving something seldom done in state football history. Football Coach Loren Johnson's Springers are one ...

How a 1,000-home development is factoring into Henrico's redistricting debate

On a website for River Mill, a planned community of more than 1000 homes that boasts of “a rich lifestyle amid an idyllic natural setting,” developer HHHunt gives ...

Leaking since the 80s, Hermitage High roof creates ‘unacceptable environment’

Henrico County School officials are aware that the roof of Hermitage High School needs to be fixed and said they plan to present something to the board soon.

Controversy over Byrd Middle School's name dates back decades

On Oct. 19, 1966, the Henrico County School Board agreed to name the county's next high school in honor of former Gov. and U.S. Sen. Harry Flood Byrd Sr.

Radford University stuns Notre Dame in basketball upset  Richmond Free Press

A coaching staff with Richmond ties has pulled off the upset of the season in college basketball. Clearly falling under the “shocking” column, Radford University ...

PFF helps high school students prepare for success in college and beyond

Equipping high-achieving high school students for success in college and beyond is the mission of Partnership for the Future (PFF), a nonprofit started in ...

Henrico man pleads guilty in stabbing death of pregnant woman carrying his child

A Henrico County man pleaded guilty Friday to the first-degree murder of a woman six weeks pregnant with his child.

Voters to select Democratic nominee in Brookland supervisor race  Henrico Citizen

Less than a year after they thought they'd found a new rising star, Henrico Democrats are headed back to the drawing board next week to select a nominee for ...

Daughter's death drives Beth Saladino's race for cure of cystic fibrosis

Beth Saladino has learned to keep life's minor misfortunes in perspective.

Richmond area athletes land spots in NFL conference semifinals  Richmond Free Press

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and Houston Texans offensive tackle Duane Brown both earned an A-plus on their NFL first round playoff report ...

Alexandria School Board 2018 Voter's Guide: Answers from District A Candidates  Alexandria Living Magazine

The six candidates from District A running for School Board of Alexandria City Public Schools answer Alexandria Living Magazine's questions.

What made former Fort Mill football coach, who recently passed away, so special?  The Herald

It was only fitting that a memorial *service* be held on a Friday in the fall for the late Fort Mill football coach Gus Allen. It was by any stretch of the means - game ...

Virginia Delegate Presents a Resolution in Memory of Carter Bank & Trust's Founder, Worth Harris Carter Jr.  Business Wire

Carter Bank & Trust (OTCQX:CARE) announced today that Virginia Delegate Les Adams, representing the 16th House District, recently presented a Virg.

Matoaca grinds out 90-71 win over Hermitage

Matoaca comes out flat in the first quarter, but surges in the second. Devin Morgan scores 30 for the Warriors.

Virginia Coast Academy hits the gridiron  Progress Index

RICHMOND - It started with Willie Belvin. He had gone to a school called Jersey Coast Academy, and the coach who started the football team there had his ...

Music education in Henrico holds 16-year award streak

From maintaining funding levels to hiring professionally trained musicians who collaborate with one another, Henrico receives high marks from one national ...

Initial Byrd renaming effort expected to cost $13K

Following the Henrico County School Board's decision to rename Harry F. Byrd Middle School, county school officials estimate that it will cost nearly $13000 to ...

Curtis Grant: Hermitage graduate, Ohio State linebacker, national champ

Before the national championship game began, four Ohio State players walked to midfield. At the center of the College Football Playoff logo, they faced their ...

Pick uptick keeps ex-Hermitage QB Rashad Robinson, undefeated JMU rolling

As a Hermitage High quarterback, Rashad Robinson liked having the football in his hands. He knew he would miss that the most when he moved on to James ...

VUU football Coach Alvin Parker hits ground running  Richmond Free Press

Virginia Union University's new football coach has hit Lombardy Street running. Since being introduced as the Panthers' coach on Dec. 18, Alvin Parker has ...

Williams: We are Short Pump Middle School

As a sophomore at Hermitage High School in 1974, our Black History Week assembly ended abruptly when the speaker was greeted with hostility and drowned ...

3 area students receive scholarships from Pi Lambda Theta  Richmond Free Press

President Rahmah T. Johnson, left, and Edwina Richmond, right, scholarship committee chair of the Virginia Area Chapter of Pi Lambda Theta International ...

Students need your help to build new playground for Longdale Elementary  WRIC

The students at the Hermitage ACE Center hope to meet their goal before graduation.. News, weather, sports, headlines for Central Virginia and beyond.

Inspirational teen D’Marco Jackson’s funeral: ‘He was a fighter’

Friends and family of D'Marco Jackson, a 2015 Hermitage High school graduate who recently died from cancer, said goodbye during a funeral *service* in ...

Dukes picked as CAA's top dogs; Rashad Robinson voted preseason defensive player of year

BALTIMORE — James Madison's Rashad Robinson does the things expected of an exceptional cornerback: He covers, breaks up passes and intercepts.

Harry F. Byrd name change nearly 50 years in the making for Henrico woman

Nearly 48 years ago, Chaldea Montague said her principal at Douglas Freeman High School made her wear a glove at graduation when she shook his hand.

Pregnant Richmond woman killed in bedroom; man arrested

RICHMOND, Va. -- Rita Hawthorne, 27, was six-weeks pregnant when she was found stabbed to death Sunday in the bedroom of her Richmond home, family ...

'This is insanity. I’ve never seen anything like this before': Chesterfield and Henrico schools grappling with racial incidents

Racially insensitive displays by middle and high school students in Henrico and Chesterfield counties have fueled investigations and introspection in recent ...

Quioccasin selected as new name for Byrd Middle School

In a 3-0 decision, the Henrico County School Board on Thursday chose Quioccasin Middle School as the new name for Harry F. Byrd Middle School.

2015-16 high school wrestling preview  Richmond Times-Dispatch

Teams, wrestlers and things to watch as the 2015-16 prep wrestling season is underway.

Seahawks veteran leader Duane Brown doesn’t move like an offensive lineman. Here’s why.  The Seattle Times

Even at 33 years old and 315 pounds wide, Seahawks left tackle and vocal leader Duane Brown doesn't move like an offensive lineman. Here's why.

A Return To Coaching  Keyser Mineral Daily News Tribune

KEYSER- The Potomac State Men's Basketball team started off their 2017-18 campaign last night and a familiar face was seen pacing the sidelines inside ...

Henrico woman stabbed in Florida attack, suspect arrested at McDonald’s

Ashley Hall was attacked in Boynton Beach, Florida, where she lives with her boyfriend.

Making a Difference - Omega W. Wilson  Richmond Times-Dispatch

On the Monday before Christmas, Omega W. Wilson slipped into her protective gear and headed into the paintball arena.

Henrico teacher arrested, accused of DUI  WTVR

Hermitage English teacher Michael McCormack was arrested and charged with driving under the influence.

Byrd Middle School to get name change  Richmond Free Press

Jordan Chapman wore a broad smile. Her mother, Amy, wiped away tears of joy. And the people around them applauded. Their happy reaction came after the ...

Short Pump Middle School meeting on locker room video gives rise to passionate critiques of policies on racism and bullying

About 400 people gathered at Short Pump Middle School on Wednesday night to discuss racism, bullying and school policy after a lurid video that showed ...

Survey finds thousands of drivers fail to stop for school buses in Henrico  WRIC

Over the course of a week-long survey that was conducted back in October, Henrico County school bus drivers kept a record of thousands of motorists who were ...

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