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Round Two Preview: Best Cox Team Yet Lines Up Against Oscar Smith

Oscar Smith RB Deshawn McClease (File Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 #3 Cox (9-2) at #2 Oscar Smith (10-1) 7 p.m. Friday Cox has had a record setting year.  They’ve had their best season ever, reaching nine wins for the first time in school history.   They won their first playoff game ever last week in their win over Bayside.  Their offense […]

Deshawn McClease and Tavante Beckett All-Conference 2 Teams

Oscar Smith QB Shon Mitchell and Head Coach Rich Morgan (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 You would expect the All-Conference 2 team to be dominated by Oscar Smith, since they’ve dominated district play for so long. By introducing new teams and new players, you get a variety of opinions from the coaches. For instance, Coach Alonzo Coley of Kecoughtan won the Coach of the Year award. […]

6A South Preview: Oscar Smith Faces Woodside

Woodside Head Coach Danny Dodson (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 6A South Opening Round Woodside (7-3) at #2 Oscar Smith (9-1), 7 p.m. Friday Woodside finished their season on October 31 and has now had two weeks to prepare for Oscar Smith. You can bet they’ve made the most of every minute. The Wolverines are led by veteran coach Danny Dodson […]

Deshawn McClease Wins B-Dubs Player of the Week Vote!

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by Andy Hilton, recruit757 There were some amazing performances this past weekend, but Deshawn McClease’s record setter against Grassfield inspired the fans of football in The 757 to vote for him and vote often. It didn’t take a lot of carries or a lot of game time for McClease to impress the voting public.   […]

Josh Sweat Likely Out For Season After Tiger Romp Over Western Branch

Oscar Smith DE/WR Josh Sweat (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 The Oscar Smith vs. Western Branch showdown was not much of a battle from the start.   Oscar Smith took three plays to drive 68 yards for their first score.   The second, third, and fourth came easily as well.   In the second quarter, the unthinkable happened. On an extra […]

Oscar Smith vs. Western Branch Is Battle Of Chesapeake

Bruins QB Daniel Griffith vs. Bethel (Photo: Joe Barnes/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Oscar Smith (1-1) at Western Branch (2-0) 7 p.m. Friday Last week, the Tigers bounced back against Indian River.    Western Branch has been on cruise control since opening night.   The two collide at 7 on Friday in a game that has huge implications. Oscar Smith and Coach Richard Morgan […]

Role Reversal As Oscar Smith Falls In Opener

Oscar Smith Coach Richard Morgan (Photo: Joe Barnes/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 For Oscar Smith head coach Richard Morgan and his Tigers, it was a role reversal.   For most of the game, the Tigers were on the ropes, fighting valiantly to hang in.   The fans in the stands were a bit out of sorts as well. Oscar Smith tackled what will […]

Game of the Week: Oscar Smith vs. BTW (VIDEO)

Oscar Smith DE/WR Josh Sweat (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 This is the biggest stage and Oscar Smith is no stranger. Our region has gotten used to it. Oscar Smith opens their season once again with a game of national importance to high school football. Last year’s #1 team in the country, Booker T. Washington of Miami, Florida visits Chesapeake and […]

Preview: Oscar Smith’s Recipe Fresh Once Again

Oscar Smith Head Coach Richard Morgan (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Oscar Smith head coach Richard Morgan has a recipe for success, and he’s been pretty good at replicating the product coming out of his kitchen regardless of the ingredients. It might go something like this: 1 part hard work 1 part heart 1 part talent Blend until ice cold and rock […]

Smith vs. Salem Scrimmage Sizzles, mostly…

Deshawn McClease of Oscar Smith (#22) looks to avoid Salem defenders (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757)

by Andy Hilton, recruit757 This is the closest thing to a preseason heavyweight bout that you’ll get. Salem, last year’s Group 5A semifinalist, matched up against Oscar Smith, last year’s Group 6A finalist in a scrimmage that didn’t determine much more than bragging rights. Fans certainly turned out to watch. Both teams looked a little […]