Forest - Area high school football teams that were out practicing Friday morning, like the Jefferson Forest Cavaliers, had to work in plenty of rain and in many cases, slippery mud. It's football, you never know what you might get. JF's Football Friday preview is next Friday, August 8th. Former head coach Bob Christmas, who guided the Cavaliers to back-to-back state championships in the early 90's, returns this season to lead Jefferson Forest.
Ringgold - Virginia Tech made it an Edmunds brothers Trifecta Thursday.Tremaine Edmunds, the younger brother of current Hokie football players Trey and Terrell, said he'll sign with the Hokies for 2015. The 6-3, 215-pound Dan River senior picked Tech over Maryland, Southern California and Wake Forest.
Lynchburg - High school football practices kicked off Thursday around the area. Among the area schools getting started Thursday included three-time defending state champion L.C.A., also last year's Seminole champion Heritage Pioneers, who were undefeated before losing a heartbreaker in the state semifinals.
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