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James River Summer Camp Schedule

James River High School Summer Camp Schedule $125 per camp *More Information to come soon   Week 1 (June 19th- June 22nd) Boys/Girls Basketball (6/19- 6/22) 9 am- 3 pm   Week 2 (June 25th/26th- June 29th/30th) ***Football (6/25- 6/29) 5 pm- 9 pm  Baseball (6/26- 6/30) 9 am- 1 pm  Softball (6/26- 6/30) 9 am- 1 […]

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Coach Henderson making the local news circuit.

Coach Bobby Henderson has been busy with the local media since he was hired a week ago. He was asked to be on NBC12, WRIC8, and a 910 sports am on Facebook Live. Below is a link of each of the broadcasts.   Coach Henderson on NBC12   Coach Henderson on WRIC8   Coach Henderson […]

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Bobby Henderson named Head Football Coach

Bobby Henderson has been named the 5th Head Football Coach in the history of James River High School. He succeeds Greg Defrancesco; who retired from coaching in December. Henderson has been the Assistant Head Coach and Defensive Coordinator at Monacan High School since 2014. Monacan was 29-8 during his three years including a run to […]

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Spring Tryout Information

The first day of spring tryouts will be February 20th. It is important to note that the 20th will not be a school day. Most of our teams will still be practicing that day. In order to tryout you will need the following (links are provided if you click on the items): 2016-17- VHSL Physical […]

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Rapids-Chiefs highlights on 8Sports Slamdunk

Rapids-Chiefs Highlights

Lady Rapids at #9 in RTD Rankings

GIRLS Team, Record, Previous 1. Monacan, 15-0, 1 2. Highland Springs, 12-0, 2 3. J.R. Tucker, 13-0, 4 4. St. Catherine’s, 10-2, 3 5. Trinity Episcopal, 10-4, 5 6. Cosby, 11-2, 6 7. Hopewell, 14-3, 8 8. Atlee, 11-3, 9 9. James River, 8-3, — 10. L.C. Bird, 9-4, 7

Rapid Hoops Highlights- JRHS 53- Clover Hill 31

Channel 8 Sports Slam Dunk Highlights- 1/17

Kyle Brumbaugh named BVB Player of the Year

Boys volleyball player Kyle Brumbaugh of James River is back on The Times-Dispatch’s All-Metro first team, this time as player of the year. It’s an honor his coach, Michael Blankenbecler, received nine years ago when he was a senior at Thomas Dale. “I know he has VHS tapes from when he played, but I don’t […]

Coach Defrancesco steps down after 16 years

James River football coach Greg DeFrancesco announced Monday that he’s retiring from coaching. He joined the Rapids as an assistant in 2000 and became the head coach in 2001. He intends to continue teaching social studies at James River. The Rapids went 79-96 (.451) during his tenure. They had perhaps their best season in 2014. […]

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Rapids win back to back State Titles in Boys Volleyball

Rapids defeat Cosby

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    Big Boys LAX game tonight @JRHSathletics Midlo v. JR #rapidnation come strong

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