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03.04.2019 - Alex Goff

Gonzaga HS defeated Fort Hunt 33-12 Saturday in an early-season high-ranking clash.

Gonzaga, ranked #1 among single-school teams, had to deal with a couple of injuries, but bested an improving Fort Hunt squad.

"The forwards did an excellent job," enthused Gonzaga Head Coach Peter Baggetta. "They took over the game."

03.04.2019 - Alex Goff

Xavier HS laid down a bit of a marker over the weekend with a very comfortable win over Doylestown.

03.02.2019 - Alex Goff

The Evolution 7s won the Boys Open 7s in Las Vegas, with the new girls team taking 8th, an impressive showing for the Idaho-based program.

The Boys team was led by several strong performances, with captain Logan Hill at the head of the effort, with Jackson Pabst, Jake Pingree, Clint Hersey, Tiai Vavao, Tyson Bradford, and Tyler Williams having srong weekends.

03.02.2019 - Alex Goff

The Evolution 7s won the Boys Open 7s in Las Vegas, with the new girls team taking 8th, an impressive showing for the Idaho-based program.

The Boys team was led by several strong performances, with captain Logan Hill at the head of the effort, with Jackson Pabst, Jake Pingree, Clint Hersey, Tiai Vavao, Tyson Bradford, and Tyler Williams having srong weekends.

03.02.2019 - Alex Goff

The Evolution 7s won the Boys Open 7s in Las Vegas, with the new girls team taking 8th, an impressive showing for the Idaho-based program.

The Boys team was led by several strong performances, with captain Logan Hill at the head of the effort, with Jackson Pabst, Jake Pingree, Clint Hersey, Tiai Vavao, Tyson Bradford, and Tyler Williams having srong weekends.

03.01.2019 - Alex Goff

The HS Elite brackets in the Las Vegas Invitational are underway.

The Redshirts won the Girls Elite 7s, running through the West Idaho, Carson, and Rhinos White in pool play, and then beating Shawnigan Lake in the semis.

03.01.2019 - Alex Goff

The HS Elite brackets in the Las Vegas Invitational are underway.

The Redshirts won the Girls Elite 7s, running through the West Idaho, Carson, and Rhinos White in pool play, and then beating Shawnigan Lake in the semis.

03.01.2019 - Alex Goff

The National Small College Organization has taken the spoils in the Las Vegas Invitational Women's College 7s.

NSCRO put in two teams in the bracket and those teams went undefeated until they met in the final. Only AIC and Utah Valley came close.'

 

02.28.2019 - Alex Goff

The top eight in the CRC Qualifier in Men's College 7s at the Las Vegas Invitational are set.

Dartmouth was dominant and takes the top seed. Little surprise there. 

Photos by David Barpal click on smaller photos to enlarge

Perhaps the surprise of the tournament was Utah Valley, which took the #2 seed and is a serious contender.

02.27.2019 - Alex Goff

East HS opened up its Rugby Colorado account with a well-taken 26-21 over Regis Jesuit in a repeat of last year's final.

This was the first 2019 league match for both teams and was also the 14th annual Boot Bowl, played for a trophy made out of East Head Coach Bill Baer's actual rugby boot. Yes, really. 

02.26.2019 - Alex Goff

The Boys HS Rugby National Championships has seen a massive changeover for 2019.

Announced last week, the field of 24 teams has nine changes from 2018, which is significant in what organizers said was the most competitive field of applicants they had ever seen.

02.26.2019 - Alex Goff

Gonzaga HS is thinking national championship again and took an impressive step toward that end with a 34-12 defeat of St. Ignatius out of Cleveland.

This is a regular meeting between these two teams, and it's often very close. While still a competitive game, it was a little more on Gonzaga's side, and there's a reason for that.

02.26.2019 - Alex Goff

St. John Bosco upset St. Augustine to take the SCIRF title over the weekend, in a win that was not without controversy.

Bosco did well to stifle an impressive St. Augustine attack, and held the Saints to just 11 points.

02.25.2019 - Alex Goff

Wando defeated Phoenix Alpharetta 39-12 this past weekend in Mid-South Independent Rugby League action.

Wando set the tone early with tries tfromo Caleb Calandra, Ben Wakser, and Cole Frank in a high-tempo match. Powerful No.8 Ahmad Alquza closed out the first half with a surging run that put him over the line.

02.25.2019 - Alex Goff

LAS VEGAS, NV. - The USA Men’s Falcons have named their 13-player roster for the Las Vegas Invitational taking place this week Feb 28 - Mar 2 alongside the senior HSBC USA Sevens tournament.

02.25.2019 - Alex Goff

LAS VEGAS, NV. - The USA Men’s Falcons have named their 13-player roster for the Las Vegas Invitational taking place this week Feb 28 - Mar 2 alongside the senior HSBC USA Sevens tournament.

02.25.2019 - GRR Staff

The University of Mary Washington has pulled off two straight tournament victories in the Chesapeake Conference series.

This has been a difficult task to accomplish over the last couple of years, as the Chesapeake has several strong 7s teams, and winning consistently is very difficult.

On a cold, rainy weekend, UMW went 5-0 in this past weekend's tournament.

02.24.2019 - Alex Goff

Scores from this weekend in boys HS rugby.

 

02.21.2019 - Alex Goff

Pelham HS of New York is on tour in Texas and started off with a nicely-taken 53-10 victory over St. Thomas in Houston Thursday.

Winter weather and an iced-up plane made for a very long travel day on Wednesday, but the Pelham team fronted up well after a relatively slow start in the rain.

02.21.2019 - Alex Goff

Lamorinda shook up the Northern California, and indeed the national, high school scene with a 36-29 defeat of defending national HS Club champion Danville Oaks over the weekend.

For Lamorinda, this was a huge accomplishment and it’s not a coincidence that a couple of days later Lamorinda was invited to the 2019 HS National Championships.

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