Magna Vista backup quarterback Tra Redd made his second career start Friday and accounted for five touchdowns in a 41-24 VHSL Group 3A West second-round win over Monticello in Ridgeway.
Heading into the game, the anticipated matchup of running backs between Monticello senior Kyree Koonce and Magna Vista junior Jac Hairston had fans ready for a ground and pound battle. Neither player disappointed.
Of all the big moments that occurred in Friday’s VHSL Group 3A West second-round football game between No. 2 Magna Vista and No. 7 Monticello, there was one that stood out most for Magna Vista head coach Joe Favero.
The arrival of a new season always is an exciting time, and after a handful of scrimmages and non-conference game for the Patrick Henry Community College men’s basketball team, head coach Kenny Wade seems to be falling victim to that excitement.
Brian Henderson said he has found himself busy nearly every minute of every day since being named athletic director at Patrick Henry Community College, but now the women’s head basketball coach gets to focus on 13 girls and a potential journey through the Region X playoffs behind some local stars.
The Martinsville, Henry County Bengals 8U (Under) and 10U teams will be going to Orlando, Fla., to play in the Offense-Defense Nationals Dec. 30 - Jan. 4, and fund-raising is under way to help defray the costs.
LaSandra Martin, commissioner of the Martinsville-Henry County Youth Tackle Football League, said Friday that about $30,000 needs to be raised.