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October 12, 2019

Being the best football wise is considered an understatement when talking about Churchland High School. But this dramatic rise to the top of football standings over the years is one to actually get into.

   

You can say it’s the  hiring of newly acquired AD Coach Mike Whittington three years ago, but when it comes down to it all it’s the hiring of HC Dontrell Leonard three years ago that we really should be the focus. He’s been getting the job done wi...

March 12, 2019

The Churchland High School baseball season is coming up, here are coaches and players predictions.

    

¨Im very confident in my team this year, I´ve got a good core,¨ said Coach Younkins. A lot of the last year players are coming back this year. ¨The biggest thing is going to be if my pitching holds up, we struggled last year with pitching and had a lot of injuries,” Said Younkins.

    

Younkins believes most of his past players will ste...

February 18, 2019

The last matches for Regionals were Friday, February 08, 2019 and Saturday, February 09, 2019. Five of the wrestlers placed at regionals (Charles Grant 1st at 220 lb, Darien Willis 4th at 160 lbs, Roy Coppedge 5th at 285lbs, Shane Taylor 6th at 132 lbs, and Jonathan Devine at 106 lbs). Churchland High has two people who qualified for states to make our school proud.

     

They left for states Thursday, February 14th travel to Riverside High Schoo...

November 5, 2018

Recently, Churchland High School had its annual Powder-Puff football game. In Powder-Puff, girls and boys switch roles; girls play football and boys cheer. The game is played by the juniors and seniors.

      

At the start of the game, the juniors quickly scored a touchdown. It was 0-7 juniors for the first quarter. In the second quarter, the seniors fairly scored a touchdown. The score stayed 7-7 for majority of the third and fourth quarter...

February 27, 2018

He feels the sweat drip down his face, he wants to beat his time.  Seeing the end, he starts to sprint. His legs are burning, but he doesn’t give up. He has to do better. He catches his breath and checks the time. He did it.

   

Just ending practice, CHS senior Mikhail “Mikey” Wycoff heads home. Being a student and an athlete, he still has work to do.

   

“It is very stressful being a student athlete. You got to stay on top of your work and take ca...

October 27, 2017

Not many people know of our boys volleyball team and their success over the past few years. Our Truckers have gone to Regionals two years in a row with almost a whole new set of players in 2015. The team lost eight out those 14 players in 2016, leaving just enough for a starting line up, consisting of six players.

   

The team, however, gained new players, some coming out for their very first time to fill any holes they felt they had in their line-up....

Matthew McEwen, a freshman from Churchland High, recently qualified for the VHSL high school state golf tournament in Abingdon, VA.

   

McEwen’s two-day score of 154 was good enough for third place in the regional golf tournament at Williamsburg National Golf Club. His regional score was good enough to advance him to the state tournament, while at the same time earning him All-Region honors and a bronze medal.  

   

And even though the golf team’s...

October 17, 2017

Field hockey is an unnoticed sport that many know about. Field hockey is an outdoor game played by two opposing teams of eleven players. Churchland High School has an outstanding varsity field hockey team with players that are determine to give their all at every game.

   

Two Trucker Nation reporters had the opportunity of interviewing Coach Simmons on her thoughts about the team.

  

Q: How do you feel about the field hockey team abilities to over...

The Churchland Truckers football team has a reputation for not being the best recently, but they have added new elements and new faces to improve this season.

        

The Truckers aren’t just making new improvements, they also have a new coach.  The new coach is a former Norfolk State University quarterback, Dontrell Leonard.  

         

 So far, the coach is doing a good job for the team. “He’s a good coach, he...

​The​ ​Churchland​ ​“Truckers”​ ​will​ ​take​ ​on​ ​​ ​Booker​ ​T.​ ​Washington’s “Mighty​ ​Bookers” on​ ​Friday,​ ​September​ ​29th.

   

​The​ ​​Bookers​ ​are​ ​coming​ ​of​f ​a ​43-22​ ​victory​ ​over​ ​Maury​ ​High​ ​School while​ the ​Truckers​ ​are​ ​currently​ ​0-5​ ​coming​ ​off​ ​a​ ​42-0​ ​loss​ ​against​ I.C.​ ​Norcom. 

   

Regardless, CHS players​ ​and​ ​​students​ ​have​ ​confidence​ ​going​ ​into​ ​the​ ​game​ ​against​ ​the​ ​3-2 Migh...

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