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When I published my ‘Mid-Season Thoughts’ article last month, I had a section focusing on two of the more underrated programs in the 804: Petersburg High School and Lee-Davis High School. Obviously, it’s my own personal feelings of the two teams not getting enough recognition, but I stood firm by that belief for the entire regular season. Petersburg heads into the first round of their...read more
As the regular season’s wrapped up for most teams, I decided to head south toward Mechanicsville, VA on Tuesday night to watch Hermitage High School (Richmond, VA) face up against the Lee-Davis Confederates. Being the last game of the season for both teams, I held no doubt that the two would go toe to toe from beginning to finish. The results more than satisfied, as Hermitage never could...read more
mM This winter season has had its fill of exciting moments so far. The young guys in the Richmond, VA area don’t play around when it comes to on-court competition. In the case of pretty much every basketball season, this season has flown by. Each hoops season can take up to about 4-5 months, longer than most other sports, but I can’t believe we’re already in January. It’s almost like high...read more
The West End of Henrico County had a good buzz in the area on Wednesday night as the visiting Lee-Davis Confederates arrived to suit up against Mills Godwin High School. Lee-Davis entered Wednesday night with a 5-1 record (a 4-0 start to the season), while Mills Godwin stood at 3-2. When looking at the makeup of both rosters I had expectations of an evenly-matched contest; the result...read more
With tryouts completed and schedules finalized, it’s safe to say that the 2018-19 high school basketball season has officially arrived. Before games start taking place in the upcoming days/weeks, I had the opportunity to make a stop at The Steward School for a morning three-team scrimmage between the hosted Spartans, Monacan High School, and Lee-Davis High School. Getting a first look at...read more