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Monday, August 27, 2018

NBC12/RVA Sports Network Big 12 High School Football Poll: Week 2

After a frighteningly dominant performance at Hermitage, the Highland Springs Springers put a stranglehold on the top spot in the second edition of our high school football poll as voted on by members of NBC12, WHAN Radio and RVA Sports Network. We also break our tie for the #3 position. Last week's positions are also denoted.

NOTE: The Battle of Chester, #8 L.C. Bird at #4 Thomas Dale, moved up from Friday to Thursday, game time moved from 6pm to 7pm.



1) Highland Springs (1-0, was #1, vs. Woodside Friday)
2) Manchester (0-0, was #2, vs. Riverbend Friday)
3) Dinwiddie (1-0, was tied for #3, at Smithfield Thursday)
4) Thomas Dale (1-0, was tied for #3, vs. #8 L.C. Bird Thursday)
5) Monacan (1-0, was #5, at Glen Allen Thursday)
6) Henrico (0-0, was #6, vs. Hermitage Friday)
7) Varina (0-0, was #8, at Meadowbrook Friday)
8) L.C. Bird (1-0, was #7, at #4 Thomas Dale Thursday)
9) Hopewell (1-0, was #10, vs. Tabb Thursday)
10) Goochland (1-0, was #11, vs. Fork Union Friday)
11) Lee-Davis (0-0, was #12, vs. Mills Godwin Thursday)
12) Benedictine (0-0, new, vs. St. John Paul The Great Friday)

Dropping Out: Hermitage (was #9)

Also Receiving Votes: Collegiate, Matoaca, Hermitage

Friday, August 24, 2018

Week 1 Schedule/Scoreboard


#3 Dinwiddie 70, Denbigh 7
#7 L.C. Bird 14, Meadowbrook 12
Clover Hill 7, Mills Godwin 6


GAME OF THE WEEK: #5 Monacan 35, Hanover 10

#1 Highland Springs 67, #9 Hermitage 0
#3 Thomas Dale 38, Cosby 0
#10 Hopewell 13, I.C. Norcom 0
#11 Goochland 14, Thomas Jefferson 7
Riverbend 54, James River 41
Huguenot 32, Booker T. Washington 12
Midlothian 17, Douglas Freeman 7
Caroline 24, J.R. Tucker 17
Louisa 35, Courtland 0
Woodgrove 56, Armstrong 14
King William 72, Prince Edward 6
Amelia 36, Park View South Hill 20
Essex 41, Sussex Central 0


John Marshall at George Wythe, 1pm
Broadwater Academy at Blessed Sacrament Huguenot, 2pm
Life Christian Academy at Freedom-Prince William, 2pm

RVA Sports Network Live Football Coverage: Week 1

From morning to midnight, the RVA Sports Network will be with you on air and online with comprehensive coverage of high school football all season long!

Join us for the following every Friday:

9:30AM: #RVALocalsOnly on ESPN Richmond (99.5 and 102.7 FM, 950 AM, online HERE)

Rob Witham joins Bob Black and Andrew Wallace on the Black And Drew Sports Huddle to break down Thursday's opening wins for L.C. Bird, Dinwiddie and Clover Hill, and previews all the Friday night action!

7PM: #GameOfTheWeek: Hanover at #5 Monacan on The Mater (102.9 FM, 1430 AM, online HERE): Marc Davis of NBC12 joins Rob Witham on the "On The Sidelines Pregame Presented By Virginia Farm Bureau Insurance each week 30 minutes before kickoff, then Rob brings you the action as a revamped Chiefs team hosts a Hanover squad looking to return to postseason play!

11:35PM: #OnTheSidelinesExtra: Join Marc Davis for "On The Sidelines", only on NBC12 at 11:15pm, then immediately following, head to the NBC12 Facebook page as Marc and Rob are LIVE bringing you highlights, extended coverage of Week 1 and they take your questions live on Facebook! It's The Final Word on high school football every Friday night!

Monday, August 20, 2018

FOOTBALL: First NBC12/RVA Sports Network High School Poll

The Big 12 High School Football Poll is back! As the 2018 season begins on Thursday, we look now at the teams who may make the difference on the road to December 8th and the state championships! Voters are from NBC12, RVA Sports Network, and WHAN Radio (102.9 The Mater).

Don't miss the first "On The Sidelines Wednesday Playbook" on the NBC12 Facebook page this Wednesday at 3:15 as Marc Davis and Rob Witham analyze the poll and preview Week 1!


1) Highland Springs

2) Manchester

3T) Dinwiddie

3T) Thomas Dale

5) Monacan

6) Henrico

7) L.C. Bird

8) Varina

9) Hermitage

10) Hopewell

11) Goochland

12) Lee-Davis

ALSO RECEIVING VOTES: Benedictine, Mills Godwin, Atlee, Collegiate


The 2018-19 high school fall season kicks into high gear this week with field hockey and volleyball beginning on this Monday, while we are just days away from football season.

Listen live tonight at 6pm to 102.9 FM, The Mater, as Rob Witham hosts another edition of "In The Red Zone", our live, local sports talk show live at the SportsPage Grille in Ashland, featuring the radio debut of the first NBC12/RVA Sports Network Big 12 High School Football Poll of the 2018 season!

Here's a look at all the action coming up Monday:


Mills Godwin at Atlee, 5pm
J.R. Tucker at Patrick Henry, 5:30pm
Midlothian at Hanover, 6:30pm
Prince George at Douglas Freeman, 6:45pm
Matoaca at Clover Hill, 7pm


Matoaca at Clover Hill, 7pm


Hermitage at Meadowbrook, 6pm


Colonial District Meet, 10am, The Hollows GC
Lee-Davis, Patrick Henry vs. Highland Springs, 10am, Glenwood GC
Thomas Dale vs. Matoaca, 1pm, Lake Chesdin GC
Rappahannock vs. King William, 1pm
Prince George vs. Dinwiddie, 3:30pm, Dogwood Trace GC
Petersburg vs. Hopewell, 3:30pm, Fort Lee GC
Henrico, Varina vs. Atlee, 4:30pm, The Crossings
Western Albemarle vs. Powhatan, 4:30pm, Mill Quarter GC
Cosby vs Riverbend, Bear Invitational, Fawn Lake CC

Monday, August 6, 2018


As announced first exclusively Monday night on the debut of "In The Red Zone" on 102.9 The Mater, WHAN Radio, here is the projected broadcast schedule for the 17th season of the High School Football Game of The Week, which premieres on Friday August 24th when Hanover opens the season at Monacan in a Region 4B battle.

All Game of The Week broadcasts will begin with the "On The Sidelines Pre-Game", airing 30 minutes before kickoff, on 102.9 FM, 1430 AM, online on the @TuneIn Radio App on "Radiall" and at links available both on this website and at Marc Davis of NBC12 joins Rob Witham each week with the most in-depth preview of high school football action in the area, only on the "Game of The Week" 30 minutes prior to kickoff!

This season, it is also the return of Collegiate Cougars football on 102.9 The Mater (102.9 FM/1430 AM) beginning September 7th. We'll have live doubleheaders throughout the season, an exclusive to WHAN Radio and The RVA Sports Network!

SCHEDULE (all broadcasts begin at 6:30pm unless otherwise noted):

Friday August 24: Hanover at Monacan (special airtime of 7pm, kickoff 7:30)

Friday August 31: Caroline at Patrick Henry

Friday September 7:
Collegiate at Trinity Episcopal, 4pm (On The Sidelines Pre-Game airs at a special time of 4pm, with kickoff at 4:30)
Atlee at Mills Godwin, 7pm

Friday September 14:
Collegiate at Bishop O'Connell, 3:15pm
Glen Allen at Lee-Davis, 6:30pm

Friday September 21:
Collegiate at Flint Hill, 3:45pm
Henrico at Patrick Henry, 6:30pm

Friday September 28:
Episcopal at Collegiate, 3:45pm
Atlee at Patrick Henry OR Hanover at Lee-Davis, 6:30pm

Friday October 5:
Collegiate at Woodberry Forest, 3:45pm
Henrico/Atlee, Hanover/Highland Springs, or PH/Varina, 6:30pm

Friday October 12:
Benedictine at Collegiate, 3:45pm
Patrick Henry at Hanover OR Atlee at Lee-Davis, 6:30pm

Friday October 19:
Fork Union Military Academy at Collegiate, 3:45pm
Lee-Davis at Varina or Highland Springs at Atlee, 6:30pm

Friday October 26:
To Be Announced, 6:30pm

Saturday October 27:
Collegiate at Norfolk Academy, Tape Delay, time TBA

Friday November 2:
The 60th Tomato Bowl: Lee-Davis at Patrick Henry, special 6pm airtime with one-hour pre-game show featuring "History Of The Tomato Bowl"

Sunday November 4:
St. Christopher's at Collegiate, Tape Delay, time TBA


Coverage of the 2018 playoffs will begin on Friday, November 9. 102.9 The Mater and RVA Sports Network reserve right to flex to different game due to playoff implications weekly beginning October 5th.

Listen LIVE: "In The Red Zone" Debut Broadcast

We are LIVE on 102.9 The Mater, WHAN Radio, with the debut broadcast of "In The Red Zone", our brand new live and local sports talk show, which will be heard each Monday from 6 to 7pm.

Our first special guest is Randolph-Macon head football coach Pedro Arruza, as we'll talk live about the upcoming college football season.

CLICK HERE to listen live if you are outside of the Richmond area.