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The Northern Neck Rivermen defense lines up to rush the offense.

Northern Neck Rivermen back down Crusaders

Posted on August 27, 2014 at 4:46 pm

The Northern Neck Rivermen traveled to Jacksonville, Va to face the TC Crusaders on Saturday August 23. The Rivermen were first on the board with a 10 yard touchdown run by Tim Short. Then their defense took the game over; Devonte Reynolds recovered a fumble and returned it 15 yards for a touchdown to put his team up (15-0) late in the second quarter. In the third quarter, Chris Campbell

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  • Essex County youth get into the game

    Posted on August 27, 2014 at 4:42 pm

    Youth players bring the runner to the ground.

    Essex County Youth football began play Saturday August 23 in Westmoreland. You can’t have a High School team that went to back to back State Championship games without instilling discipline on the lower levels. The three divisions Peewee, JV, and Varsity all had a strong showing. After weeks of practice that included going to the jungle (a term the coaches coined for running from the practice field to the edge

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  • Strong showing for Richmond County Youth Football

    Posted on August 27, 2014 at 4:27 pm

    Youth players push the defense back.

    The Richmond County Youth Football league traveled to Westmoreland to meet up with area players to kick off the football season. Some of the teams from the Peewee, JV, and Varsity fared better than others, but it was only week one. The young players finally got to play a game, so they understood why the coach had to do so many drills (tackling, down-ups, toss sweep right). The little cheerleaders

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