Wednesday, December 11 2013 11:58 PM EST2013-12-12 04:58:31 GMT
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The Nelson County Football team is breaking old habits and turning a new leaf.
The Governor's quarterback Ceasar Perkins said, "A big problem here is absence has been a problem in the past with kids not showing up to practice and they want to come out on game day. We just want to hold everyone accountable for their actions and make sure everyone's on the same page."
"We're out here working as hard as we have been all summer, and I think they're really gonna see a change this year," said wide receiver, Ceasar Perkins.
After finishing their 2012 football season 2-8, the team has a new coach, Mark Poston, whose hoping to turn the program around - but he understands this transformation won't happen overnight. Poston said, "There's a lot of things that we gotta get right, and its everyday. I mean its an everyday battle because your trying to change culture. And that takes a long time, and its a day-to-day battle."
The Governors new coach runs an up-tempo, no huddle offense. Galloway says it will be an adjustment. He added, "We're running a whole new system and we're gonna be running a play every 8 seconds which is a new thing for me. I've been in a huddle offense my whole life and we're going to be running a spread no huddle. So its gonna be really fast and electric."
The guys say they took the off season very seriously and aim to have a winning season in 2013. Poston said, "In this business, you never stay the same. You're either getting better or your getting worse. We want to eliminate excuses and increase commitment levels. Perkins added, "We're gonna just get to the point and we're gonna show them what Nelson's all about this year.
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Tuesday, December 10 2013 8:13 PM EST2013-12-11 01:13:23 GMT
The Wake Forest football program has a new head coach and he has ties to the Commonwealth. Wake officially introduced Dave Clawson as its new head coach Tuesday December 10, 2013. Clawson led BowlingFull Story
Clawson led Bowling Green to a 10-3 record this season and a Mid-American Conference Championship. He was the head coach at Richmond from 2004-2007 and replaces UVa alum Jim Grobe at Wake who resigned after 13 years last week.Full Story
Tuesday, December 10 2013 5:43 PM EST2013-12-10 22:43:27 GMT
In the 88th minute of the ACC Men's soccer final, Maryland's Patrick Mullins drilled a low hard cross that ricocheted off Virginia's Kevin McBride and into the net, securing Maryland's 1-0 ACC ChampionshipFull Story
In the 88th minute of the ACC Men's soccer final, Maryland's Patrick Mullins drilled a low hard cross that ricocheted off Virginia's Kevin McBride and into the net, securing Maryland's 1-0 ACC Championship win over the Cavaliers.Full Story
Monday, December 9 2013 7:23 PM EST2013-12-10 00:23:19 GMT
Virginia Tech men's basketball senior forward Jarell Eddie has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference Basketball Player of the Week. The 6-foot-7 Hokie led Tech to two wins this week, including theirFull Story
The 6-foot-7 Hokie led Tech to two wins this week, including their 61-60 overtime road victory over Miami, the defending ACC Champion. Eddie had a game-high 24 points and added 7 rebounds. Full Story
Sunday, December 8 2013 2:59 PM EST2013-12-08 19:59:33 GMT
The Virginia men's soccer team didn't clinch their trip to the College Cup off just any goal - they did so off a half bicycle kick from the foot of Jordan Allen. Allen said, "it's kind of an instinctualFull Story
Virginia has won the national championship six times in program history, with the most recent in 2009. The Cavaliers will face Maryland in the NCAA Semifinals and this will be a rematch that brings back bad memories as the Terps barely edged UVA 1-0 in the ACC championship.Full Story