[Fredericksburg.com (blog)] - The former blue-chip recruit from Oscar Smith High School in Chesapeake will make his first start since the Division 6 state semifinals on Saturday when the Cavaliers (2–3, 0–1 Atlantic Coast Conference) visit Duke (4–1, 1–0). “He deserved an
[MaxPreps (blog)] - Oscar Smith sophomore varsity running back Deshawn McClease told the newspaper: "Everyone was on the same field. But our backs were facing them so we didn't really see what happened. We realized how serious it was when the coach (Richard) Morgan
[MaxPreps] - The marquee game in the league this week will be the clash between the Bruins and Oscar Smith. Western Branch comes into the matchup ranked 15th in the state, while the Tigers ranks fifth. The Bruins' Marriner is a mere 43 yards away from breaking the
[MaxPreps] - It's raw as well at Oscar Smith (Chesapeake, Va.) High School, where a 14-year-old JV football player JheVontae Davis died Wednesday shortly after collapsing on the practice field. Players and students at Hartsville (S.C.) are still grieving over the
[Richmond Times Dispatch] - Beamer might have been quickly impressed by Coleman's play at Oscar Smith High School, which also produced current Virginia tailback Perry Jones, also undersized, but Coleman said he didn't feel the love from the Hokies' coaching staff at first. He
[Richmond Times Dispatch] - As a junior at Oscar Smith High School in Chesapeake, Coleman seemed to be on the recruiting radar of a lot of big-time programs. Virginia offered. So did West Virginia. But he kept waiting for the Hokies to jump in and give him a look, because he knew
[WVEC.com (subscription)] - CHESAPEAKE-- Oscar Smith High School will now play its football game with Deep Creek Friday night at 7 p.m. It will be a home game for Oscar Smith. The game was cancelled Thursday after the death of an Oscar Smith Junior Varsity football player.
[Richmond Times Dispatch] - Head football coach Mike London sent his condolences to Oscar Smith High School. Jhevontae Davis, a 14-year old sophomore, died during a junior varsity practice on Wednesday afternoon. Police did not provide details. Three of Virginia's offensive
[Daily Press (blog)] - For instance, does anyone really expect Oscar Smith to remain sixth in Division 6? Three of the Tigers' four wins have come against teams with losing records. But Oscar has Western Branch, Grassfield and King's Fork remaining. On our side of the big
[Daily Press (blog)] - Rocco's above-average performance in helping the Cavaliers reach last season's Chick-fil-A Bowl notwithstanding, Sims' resume virtually demanded attention. He set a Virginia high school record for career passing yards and led Oscar Smith to a 2008
[The Virginian-Pilot] - Former Granby coach Dave Hudak drove from Richmond to Norfolk on Saturday morning to see his former team play Lake Taylor in the battle of unbeatens in the Eastern District. What he saw was one of the most unbelievable games he's ever seen as the
[The Virginian-Pilot] - The Oscar Smith High School junior varsity football game tonight against Deep Creek has been postponed after a 14-year-old Oscar Smith player died during practice Wednesday evening. The status of Friday's varsity game, scheduled for 7 p.m. at Deep
[The Virginian-Pilot] - A junior varsity football player died after a medical emergency at Oscar Smith High School this evening. At about 5:10 p.m., medics responded to the school for an emergency involving a 14-year-old player, police said in a news release. The boy had been
[The Virginian-Pilot] - Oscar Smith remembered JheVontae Davis in the team's first game since the junior varsity player's death earlier this week. Davis, a 14-year-old sophomore, died after what Chesapeake Police called “a medical emergency” during practice on Wednesday.
[The Virginian-Pilot] - Oscar Smith's junior varsity team was scheduled to play at home today against Deep Creek, but that game has been postponed, according to Deep Creek athletic director Benny Polk. The status of Friday's varsity game between Oscar Smith and Deep Creek
[The Virginian-Pilot] - Coleman, an Oscar Smith grad, supplanted Michael Holmes as the No. 1 tailback against the Blue Devils and gave the Hokies' lagging running game a lift. He became the first Tech runner to top 100 yards in a game this season. He averaged yards on 13
[The Virginian-Pilot] - Lakeland's Antonio Jefferson, left, is pursued by Oscar Smith's Monty Fenner, center, and trailed by fellow Cavalier Markese Wright as he races for a touchdown during the first quarter on Friday, September 28, (Amanda Lucier | The Virginian-Pilot
[The Virginian-Pilot] - Virginia quarterback Phillip Sims (14) hands the ball off to running back Kevin Parks (25) during the second half of an NCAA college football game at Scott stadium in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Sept. 29, Sims replaced starter Michael Rocco
[The Virginian-Pilot] - Oscar Smith star wide receiver Zack Jones is expected to return to the lineup for Friday's game at Western Branch. Tigers coach Richard Morgan said Wednesday that Jones left last week's game when he took a hit to his previously injured ankle. Jones
[The Virginian-Pilot] - The scoop Oscar Smith will play with a heavy heart after the death Wednesday of a Tigers junior varsity player. The Tigers postponed Thursday's JV game against Deep Creek. On the field, QB Dashawn Blow leads the Southeastern District with 1,349 yards
[The Virginian-Pilot] - Oscar Smith quarterback Dashawn Blow has bounced back from a jittery debut to throw for 798 yards and 13 touchdowns - and no interceptions - in the past four games. Blow made his first varsity start in a loss to nationally-ranked Byrnes (S.C
[The Virginian-Pilot] - A junior varsity teammate "said he was just gasping for air and wheezing," said Oscar Smith High School quarterback Dashawn Blow, who was practicing nearby with the varsity. "They put him in the ambulance. Coach (Richard) Morgan had left and then came
[The Virginian-Pilot] late in the second quarter on their way to a 53rd consecutive Southeastern District victory. Deshawn McClease scored on a 42-yard run, Lakwon Chapel returned an interception 30 yards and Oscar Smith registered a safety to enter halftime with a 30-0
[The Virginian-Pilot] - He will be back under center Saturday as the Cavaliers try to snap a five-game losing streak - and the former Oscar Smith standout tries for his first win as a starter. Sims, who transferred from Alabama in the offseason, was 13 of 28 for 139 yards and
[The Virginian-Pilot] - A 14-year-old junior varsity football player died Wednesday after a medical emergency at Oscar Smith High School in Chesapeake. About 5:10 p.m., medics responded to the school for an emergency involving a player who had been practicing, police said.
[The Virginian-Pilot] - Oscar Smith wide receiver Zack Jones didn't think he was going to play on Friday against Western Branch in a Southeastern District showdown. Jones, who reinjured his ankle last week, was held out of practice all week. But moments before the start of
[The Virginian-Pilot] survived a homecoming crowd, the pressure of being unbeaten, a frisky opponent, a few mistakes, close calls and a blown one all to survive against Lakeland, remaining unbeaten and on track for a Southeastern District showdown with Oscar Smith.
[The Virginian-Pilot] - Both teams are unbeaten and tied, along with Oscar Smith, atop the Southeastern District, so the winner of this 7 p.m. kickoff today stays in first place. Oscar Smith plays both teams in the coming weeks: vs. Western Branch next week, vs. Grassfield
[The Virginian-Pilot] - Marshall linebacker Devin Arrington (Deep Creek) is the fourth-leading tackler on the team. He has 42 tackles, an interception, a quarterback hurry and a break-up for the Thundering Herd. Maryland's Kerry Boykins (Oscar Smith) has 12 rushing yards and
[The Virginian-Pilot] - Word out of Charlottesville earlier this week was that former Oscar Smith QB Phillips Sims should get the start for Virginia when the Cavaliers play at Duke on Saturday. Sims, who transferred from Alabama in the offseason, has played behind incumbent