The RVA Sports Network is your home for high school sports and more in Central Virginia! The home of "Central Region Now!" the longest-running podcast dedicated exclusively to RVA sports. We broadcast over 50 live events in eight different high school sports every year! RVASN also covers the latest in college sports, from Richmond and VCU to Virginia Union and Virginia State, NASCAR, the Flying Squirrels, the Kickers and whatever happens in RVA! The RVA Sports Network, family owned by HCS Media, LLC. "Sports. Family. Life."

Monday, November 30, 2015

Monday High School Basketball Finals

GIRLS:
Mills Godwin 50, Manchester 39 (heard live on RVA Sports Network)
Meadowbrook 52, Hopewell 33
Glen Allen 64, Lee-Davis 28
Maggie Walker 29, King William 22

BOYS:
#10 Millwood 50, Virginia Academy 47
Hopewell 96, #9 Meadowbrook 81
King William 48, Maggie Walker 44
Trinity Episcopal 101, Ameila 26
Powhatan 56, Goochland 42




VHSL State Football Semifinal Saturday Schedule

All games of area interest will be played on Saturday.

6A State Semifinal: Thomas Dale (9-4) at Oscar Smith (12-0), 1pm (DIRECTIONS HERE)

5A State Semifinal: Indian River (11-2) at Highland Springs (12-1), 1pm

3A State Semifinal: Hopewell (11-2) at Lord Botetourt (12-1), 2pm (DIRECTIONS HERE)


NOTE: RVA Sports Network will LIVE Tweet the Indian River/Highland Springs game on our @henricosports feed Saturday afternoon.

Sunday, November 29, 2015

RVA Sports Network Preseason Top 10 Basketball Polls!

The season is here!

The road to the Siegel Center in March began a few weeks back with early morning and late evening practices across the Central Region, and now it is time to put practice into action as the 2015-16 high school basketball season begins.

Below, you will find our Preseason Top 10 Boys and Girls polls. Polls are released each Sunday at 8pm on our Twitter feed, @TheRVASportsNet , then later posted here.

BOYS:
1) Henrico
2) L.C. Bird
3) Benedictine
4) George Wythe
5) John Marshall
6) Deep Run
7) Highland Springs
8) St. Christopher's
9) Meadowbrook
10) Millwood

GIRLS:
1) Monacan
2) Cosby
3) Highland Springs
4) L.C. Bird
5) Henrico
6) Atlee
7) Midlothian
8) Prince George
9) J.R. Tucker
10) Huguenot

Friday, November 27, 2015

LISTEN LIVE LINK: Hermitage at Highland Springs

CLICK HERE to listen to the rematch between the 12-0 Panthers and 11-1 Springers today at 12:45pm, exclusively on RVA Sports Network!

Friday Finals:

6A State Quarterfinal: Thomas Dale 13, Cosby 7--Knights move to 9-4, will go to unbeaten Oscar Smith next Saturday in a 6A State Semifinal. Oscar Smith defeated Ocean Lakes 29-19.

4A State Quarterfinal: Lake Taylor 37, Hanover 22--Hawks gain 218 of their 273 yards of offense in frantic second half comeback attempt that saw them recover two onside kicks. The Hawks cut the margin to 30-22 on a John Dustin field goal with 6:21 left, but the Titans converted a fourth down on a 43-yard pass leading to an insurance touchdown with less than 2:30 remaining for their 13th straight win. Hanover finishes at 9-4.

Link to Listen LIVE to Hanover at Lake Taylor Tonight

CLICK HERE to listen live as Hanover battles 4A defending state champion Lake Taylor in the State Quarterfinals tonight, 6:30pm airtime from RVA Sports Network!

In the Hanover/Richmond area, the game can also be heard live on WHAN Radio, 102.9 FM/1430 AM.

Monday, November 23, 2015

BREAKING: RVA Sports Network Presents Football Playoff Doubleheader This Weekend

RVA Sports Network is thrilled to announce that, on top of our usual Friday Night Football Game of The Week, which this week is Hanover at Lake Taylor in a 4A State Quarterfinal, we will also offer live online coverage Saturday of the 5A State Quarterfinal between Hermitage and Highland Springs.

Here is how you can listen to both games during your holiday weekend!

FRIDAY: 4A State Quarterfinal: Hanover (9-3) at Lake Taylor (12-0), 6:30pm airtime on WHAN Radio (102.9 FM, 1430 AM), and online by CLICKING HERE.

SATURDAY: 5A State Quarterfinal: Hermitage (12-0) at Highland Springs (11-1), 12:45pm airtime exclusively online at RVA Sports Network's YouTube Channel. To listen to the game, CLICK HERE.


Friday, November 20, 2015

FOOTBALL FINALS:

6A South Second Round:
#3 Thomas Dale 17, #2 C.D. Hylton 14
#5 Cosby 17, #8 Riverbend 12

(Cosby at Thomas Dale in 6A State Quarterfinal next week)

5A South Second Round:
#1 Highland Springs 41, #5 Lee-Davis 34
#2 Hermitage 21, #3 L.C. Bird 12

(Hermitage at Highland Springs in 5A State Quarterfinal next week)

5A North Second Round:
#2 Tuscarora 42, #10 Atlee 27

4A East Second Round:
#2 Hanover 23, #6 Dinwiddie 17

(Hanover at Lake Taylor in 4A State Quarterfinal next week)

3A East Second Round:
#1 Hopewell 67, #4 Skyline 28

2A East Second Round:
#8 Greensville Co. 22, #1 Goochland 19

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

All-Conference Football Teams Announced....

Student-athletes from across the area are being honored on All-Conference high school football teams as the playoffs reach the second round.

To see the Conference 11 Team, featuring Hermitage, Henrico, Lee-Davis, Douglas Freeman, Deep Run, Glen Allen, J.R. Tucker, and Mills Godwin, CLICK HERE.

To see the Conference 12 Team, featuring L.C. Bird, Highland Springs, Varina, Matoaca, Meadowbrook and Prince George, CLICK HERE.

To see the Conference 20 Team, featuring Dinwiddie, Hanover, Monacan, Powhatan, Midlothian and Huguenot, CLICK HERE.

HONORS: 4A East "Western Section" All-Region Boys Volleyball Team

Congratulations to the following student-athletes for being honored (a "*" denotes All-Academic honors).

FIRST TEAM:Noah Murdock, Colonial Heights*
Nick Spichiger, Midlothian*
Lee Olenyik, Hanover*
Mason Rawls, Monacan*
Stuart Crinkley, Colonial Heights*
Tyler Gingrich, Colonial Heights*
Zach Morrison, Monacan*
Brian Stephen, Hanover*

SECOND TEAM:
Garrett Carson, Monacan*
Drew Buckley, Monacan*
Austin Power, Midlothian*
Noah Sears, Colonial Heights
Noah Bryant, Colonial Heights*
Cameron Cox, Colonial Heights*
Dante Jennings, Colonial Heights*

Western Section Players of The Year: Noah Murdock, Colonial Heights and Nick Spichiger, Midlothian
Western Section Coach of The Year: Mark Lee, Colonial Heights

Monday, November 16, 2015

5A South All-Region Field Hockey Team Announced

Congratulations to the following Richmond-area student-athletes for being selected to the 5A South Region Field Hockey Team:

FIRST TEAM:

Allie Kelley, Forward, Deep Run
Ameila Johnson, Forward, Prince George
Cora Every, Midfield, Deep Run
Kendall Eaton, Midfield, Prince George
Amanda Grebas, Defense, Prince George
Allie Kelleher, Defense, Deep Run

SECOND TEAM:
Lauren Wolfgang, Forward, Lee-Davis
Anna Woodward, Forward, Henrico
Marley Guidry, Forward, Prince George
Olivia Mazey, Forward, Deep Run
Justine Anneveld, Midfield, Lee-Davis
Allison Renehan, Midfield, Henrico
Lauren Heffron, Midfield, Deep Run
Kierstin Mullins, Defense, Henrico
Brittany Grebas, Defense, Prince George
Kayla Currie, Defense, Lee-Davis
Francis Pugh, Goalkeeper, Henrico

HONORABLE MENTION:

Jeanne Rockwell, Forward, Douglas Freeman
Ally Parlantieri, Defense, Deep Run
Sierra Tutwiler, Midfield, Highland Springs

Friday, November 13, 2015

First Round Football Finals:

6A South Region (Conferences 3/4)
#8 Riverbend 16, #1 Colonial Forge 14
#5 Cosby 42, #4 Manchester 27
#3 Thomas Dale 26, #6 Woodbridge 0
#2 C.D. Hylton 28, #7 Forest Park 14

Second Round Next Friday:
#8 Riverbend at #5 Cosby
#3 Thomas Dale at #2 C.D. Hylton

5A South Region (Conferences 11/12)
#1 Highland Springs 42, #8 Meadowbrook 13
#2 Hermitage 37, #7 Henrico 6
#3 L.C. Bird 42, #6 Matoaca 6
#5 Lee-Davis 41, #4 Douglas Freeman 14

Second Round Next Friday:
#5 Lee-Davis at #1 Highland Springs
#3 L.C. Bird at #2 Hermitage

4A East Region (Conferences 19/20)
#1 Courtland 42, #8 King George 0
#2 Hanover 47, #7 Louisa 28
#6 Dinwiddie 26, #3 Monacan 20
#5 Eastern View 20, #4 Chancellor 17

Second Round Next Friday:
#5 Eastern View at #1 Courtland
#6 Dinwiddie at #2 Hanover

3A East First Round: #2 James Monroe 56, #7 Armstrong 0

2A East First Round: #12 Stuarts Draft 27, #5 King William 20 (OT)
                               #1 Goochland 35, #16 Wilson Memorial 0

VISAA Division IV Semifinals: Roanoke Catholic 40, Richmond Christian 6

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

First Round Football Playoff Coverage From RVASN!

Not one, but TWO live broadcasts plus live coverage and updates on Twitter, highlight RVA Sports Network's coverage of the first round of the VHSL football playoffs this Friday!

1) Our Game Of The Week broadcast on WHAN Radio (102.9 FM/1430 AM) and here online will be Atlee at Mountain View in a 5A North Region first round matchup. Rob Witham will be live in Stafford to bring you all the action on air and online beginning at 6:30pm with the "On The Sidelines Pre-Game Show Powered By Sheehy Ford of Ashland!". CLICK HERE to listen to Atlee/Mountain View!

2) RVA Sports Network is happy to welcome the Patriot Talk Live broadcast team of Evan and Kelly Hughes aboard for our postseason coverage! Evan and Kelly will be providing LIVE online broadcast coverage of 4A East Region first round action as #7 Louisa comes to #2 Hanover. CLICK HERE to listen Friday starting at 6:45pm!

3) RVASN correspondent Taylor Luck will be at Douglas Freeman to provide live tweet coverage of 5A South Region first round action as #5 Lee-Davis comes to William E. Long Stadium to battle the fourth-seeded Rebels. Real-time updates from @TaylorRVASN on Twitter begin just before 7pm!

4) RVASN correspondent Preston Hausser will be at Monacan Friday for maybe the best first round matchup in the entire region as #6 Dinwiddie comes to Chesterfield to battle the third-seeded Chiefs in 4A East Region first round play. Real-time updates from @PrestonRVASN will begin just before 7:30pm!

NOTE: If YOU are going to a playoff game and would like to be a reporter for RVASN, just shoot us a DM on Twitter (@TheRVASportsNet) or email robwitham1@gmail.com!

Sunday, November 8, 2015

Monday Region Volleyball Schedule

GIRLS:

6A South Region Quarterfinals:
Woodbridge at James River, 6pm
Cosby at Colonial Forge, 6pm

5A South Region Quarterfinals:
Matoaca at Mills Godwin, 5pm
Douglas Freeman vs. L.C. Bird, 7pm at Mills Godwin

4A East Region Quarterfinals:
King George at Hanover, 7pm
Powhatan at Courtland, 7pm

BOYS:

5A South Region Quarterfinals:
Matoaca vs. Mills Godwin, 5pm at Meadowbrook
Atlee vs. Deep Run, 7pm at Meadowbrook



Friday, November 6, 2015

FOOTBALL: Finals, Playoff Projections That We Know...

(Rankings based on NBC12/RVA Sports Network Big 12 High School Poll...)

#1 LC Bird 61, James River 0
#2 Hermitage 28, #4 Douglas Freeman 0
#3 Highland Springs 55, Varina 7
Liberty Christian 41, #6 Benedictine 34 (OT)
#11 Hanover 24, #7 Henrico 21
#8 Hopewell 39, Prince George 14
#9 Lee-Davis 29, Patrick Henry 18
Matoaca 44, #10 Thomas Dale 35
Cosby 20, #11 Manchester 14
Atlee 70, Armstrong 0
Mills Godwin 48, John Marshall 14
Colonial Heights 36, Petersburg 30 (OT)
Clover Hill 22, Midlothian 14 (OT)
Thomas Jefferson 21, Deep Run 17
J.R. Tucker 24, Glen Allen 14
Dinwiddie 35, Meadowbrook 12
Richmond Christian 35, Blessed Sacrament-Huguenot 9
Louisa 49, Charlottesville 12
Courtland 63, Caroline 0
Monticello 28, Powhatan 10
Essex 47, Rappahannock 14
King William def. King & Queen by forfeit

LATEST PLAYOFF PROJECTIONS (all games Friday 11/13):

NOTE: Official playoff pairings scheduled to be released Sunday by the Virginia High School League....

6A South (Conferences 3/4)
#8 TBD at #1 Colonial Forge
#7 Forest Park at #2 CD Hylton
#6 Woodbridge at #3 Thomas Dale
#5 Cosby at #4 Manchester

5A South Central (Conferences 11/12)
#8 Meadowbrook at #1 Highland Springs
#7 Henrico at #2 Hermitage
#6 Matoaca at #3 LC Bird
#5 Lee-Davis at #4 Douglas Freeman

5A North Region
#10 Atlee at #7 Mountain View

4A East (Conferences 19/20)
#8 King George at #1 Courtland
#7 Louisa at #2 Hanover
#6 Dinwiddie at #3 Monacan
#5 Chancellor at #4 Eastern View

3A East (Conferences 25/27)
#5 Colonial Heights at #4 York

3A East (Conferences 26/28)
#8 Petersburg/Armstrong at #1 Hopewell
#7 Petersburg/Armstrong at #2 James Monroe


Thursday, November 5, 2015

Football Friday--Week 11!!

We have ALL the playoff scenarios broken down on our family of websites!

For teams South of The River, CLICK HERE!

For Henrico County teams, including the 5A South Central race, CLICK HERE!

What's up in Hanover? Find out! CLICK HERE!

-----
Listen LIVE to our Game of The Week: The 57th Tomato Bowl: Patrick Henry at Lee-Davis, at 6:30pm starting with the On The Sidelines Pre-Game Show powered by Sheehy Ford of Ashland with Rob Witham and NBC12 Sports Director Marc Davis as they break down the night in the Central Region!

Then, after 9:30pm, listen LIVE to The RVA Sports Network Scoreboard Show to get all the scores AND the latest playoff projections! Listen on WHAN Radio, 102.9 FM and 1430 AM, or online by CLICKING HERE!

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Latest NBC12/RVA Sports Network Big 12 High School Football Poll!

With a week to go, here's how the poll shakes out!

1) LC Bird (9-0, was #1)
2) Hermitage (9-0, was #2)
3) Highland Springs (8-1, was #3)
4) Douglas Freeman (9-0, was #4)
5) Monacan (9-1, was #5)
6) Benedictine (7-1, was #6)
7) Henrico (7-2, was #9)
8) Hopewell (7-2, was #10)
9) Lee-Davis (7-2, was #7)
10) Thomas Dale (6-3, was #8)
11T) Manchester (6-3, was #11)
        Hanover (6-3, was #12)

NOTES:

One team, #5 Monacan, has completed their regular season and have a bye Friday.

One game between #Big12Poll teams as #4 Douglas Freeman goes to #2 Hermitage. We are guaranteed at least one 10-0 team in the area, two if LC Bird beats James River

All 12 of the teams in the poll have clinched playoff berths in their respective region tournaments which begin November 13th.

Monday, November 2, 2015

NEW VHSL FOOTBALL STANDINGS

There's a week to go, it's a sprint to the finish in the football playoff races across the Richmond Metro area. Here are the new Virginia High School League (VHSL) point standings as we get ready for a crazy final Friday of the regular season.

(NOTE: In selected races, we have also given you current point totals for teams, which are divided by number of games played vs. VHSL-recognized opponents to arrive at a team's power rating)

6A South (Conferences 3/4, Top 8 make playoffs)

1) Colonial Forge: 33.667 (vs. Freedom (PW))
2) C.D Hylton: 29.444 (at Forest Park) (265 points)
3) Thomas Dale: 29.222 (at Matoaca) (263)
4) Manchester: 28.111 (at Cosby) (253)
5) Forest Park: 26.889 (vs CD Hylton) (242)
6) Woodbridge: 26.556 (vs Gar-Field) (239)
7) Cosby: 25.889 (vs. Manchester) (233)
8) Riverbend: 25.7 (season complete) (257)
---
9) James River: 24.0 (at LC Bird) (216)

5A South Central (Conferences 11/12, Top 8 make playoffs)

1) Highland Springs: 33.222 (vs. Varina) (299 points)
2) LC Bird: 32.889 (vs James River) (296 points)
3) Hermitage: 32.0 (vs Douglas Freeman) (288)
4) Douglas Freeman: 29.667 (at Hermitage) (267)
5) Henrico: 28.667 (at Hanover) (258)
6) Lee-Davis: 28.556 (Patrick Henry) (257)
7) Matoaca: 27.333 (vs Thomas Dale) (246)
8) Meadowbrook: 27.0 (at Dinwiddie) (243)
---
9) Varina: 24.111 (at Highland Springs) (217)

5A North (Top 16 "All-In" playoff format)

1) Massaponax: 32.667
2) Tuscarora: 32.556
3) Brooke Point: 31.333
4) Broad Run: 30.111
5T) Stone Bridge: 28.778
      Mountain View: 28.778
7) North Stafford: 27.222 (245 points)
8) Wakefield: 27.111 (vs RE Lee/Staunton) (244)
9) Potomac Falls: 26.667 (vs Edison) (240)
10) Atlee: 26.333 (at Armstrong) (237)
11) Albemarle: 25.889 (at Western Albemarle) (233)
12) Orange: 25.667 (at Fluvanna) (231)
13) Briar Woods: 25.444 (vs Stone Bridge) (229)
14) George Marshall: 24.889 (vs TJ/Alexandria) (224)
15) PH-Roanoke: 23.556 (vs Carroll Co.) (212)
16) Halifax: 23.100 (season over) (231)
---
17) Potomac: 22.222 (at Stafford) (200)
18) Patrick Henry-Ashland: 21.889 (at Lee-Davis) (197)
19) Thomas Edison: 21.333 (at Potomac Falls) (192)

4A East (Conferences 19/20, Top 8 make playoffs)

1) Courtland: 29.333 (at Caroline) (264 points)
2) Monacan: 27.900 (season over) (279 points)
3) Hanover: 27.444 (vs Henrico) (247)
4T) Chancellor: 27.222 (vs Spotsylvania) (245)
4T) Eastern View: 27.222 (at Kettle Run) (245)
6) Dinwiddie: 25.667 (vs Meadowbrook) (231)
7) Louisa: 24.778 (vs Charlottesville) (223)
8) King George: 22.222 (at James Monroe) (200)
---
9) Powhatan: 20.111 (vs Monticello) (181)

3A East (Top 8 make playoffs in each Sub-Region below) 

Conferences 25/27:
1) Phoebus: 29.444
2) Poquoson: 24.444
3) Park View (South Hill): 23.333 (Windsor) (210 points)
4) York: 22.222 (Jamestown, Saturday 2pm) (200)
5) Colonial Heights: 20.111 (Petersburg) (181)
6) Tabb: 19.444 (vs Poquoson) (175)
7) Lakeland: 19.333 (at Nansemond River) (174)
8) Warhill: 19.0 (vs Bruton) (171)
---
9) Booker T. Washington: 18.0 (at Woodrow Wilson) (162)
10) Southampton: 17.375 (139--8 games)

Conferences 26/28:
1) Hopewell: 27.556 (at Prince George) (248 points)
2) James Monroe: 24.778 (vs King George) (223)
3) Skyline: 20.111 (vs Warren Co.) (181)
4) Culpeper Co: 20.0 (vs Brentsville District) (180)
5) Brentsville Dist.: 19.333 (at Culpeper) (174)
6) Petersburg: 18.556 (at Colonial Heights) (167)
7) Spotsylvania: 18.333 (at Chancellor) (165)
8) Armstrong: 17.778 (vs Atlee) (160)
---
9) John Marshall: 17.444 (at Mills Godwin) (157)

2A East (Top 16 "All-In" Playoff Format)

1) Clarke County: 23.667
2) Goochland: 23.444 (season complete)
3) Buffalo Gap: 23.222
4) Robert E. Lee/Staunton: 22.444
5) King William: 20.889
6T) Washington & Lee: 20.667
      Ameila: 20.667
8) Brunswick: 20.5
9) Stuarts Draft: 19.889
10) George Mason: 19.625
11) Greensville: 19.556
12) Central/Woodstock: 19.444
13) Strasburg: 18.333
14) East Rockingham: 18.0
15) Wilson Memorial: 16.333
16) Arcadia: 16.111
---
17T) Bruton and Nandua: 16.0
19) Prince Edward: 14.5