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My name and year graduated

October 19, 2015 by Jane Hodnett (Register to contact)

I am no longer Jane Hodnett. I do not use that last name. I am Jayne Alexander and I graduated in 1971, not 1972. Please tell the Douglas Freeman alumni association to get it right.

1974 DSF Reunion

September 23, 2013 by Vonnie S (Register to contact)

Mark your calendars for Sept 20, 2014 for DSF 40th Reunion in Richmond, VA... spread the word!

Douglas Freeman High School News From Around The Web

Why you will see SWAT teams at Douglas Freeman High School on Monday  WTVR CBS 6 News

School officials are cautioning Henrico residents to expect a large SWAT team presence at Douglas Freeman High School Monday, October 8.

Principals call fights after Freeman vs. Hermitage shutout ‘totally unacceptable’  WTVR CBS 6 News

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- The principals of Hermitage and Douglas S. Freeman high schools called fights that broke out following Friday night's football game ...

Woolsey Fire destroys home of Douglas Freeman High grad  WTVR CBS 6 News

The Woolsey and Hill fires raging near Los Angeles have forced tens of thousands of people from their homes, including a woman who grew up in Richmond.

Student hit by school bus near Freeman High School

A Henrico County school bus struck a student Tuesday morning near Douglas Freeman High School.

Douglas Freeman basketball coach Larry Parpart is retiring

In 1978, Warren Carter asked his friend, Larry Parpart, to join him on the coaching staff at Douglas Freeman High School. Carter was the basketball coach, and ...

Freeman stops Glen Allen's 2-point conversion attempt and wins 33-32

After chewing off yardage by the double-digit chunks in the second half, the Glen Allen football team needed just 3 yards for a 2-point conversion to steal a ...

Coach suspended, players disciplined after brawl at Va. football game  USA TODAY High School Sports

One of the Virginia head football coaches whose team was involved in an on-field fight after last Friday night's game has been suspended.

RVA Self Defense: Chop Chop Bob teaches self-defense, awareness to Richmond-area high school students and others

Swiftly and with purpose, the man in the puffy red suit and full headgear enveloped the teenage girl and wrestled her to the ground. As she squirmed, kicked and ...

Letters to the Editor, Jan. 3, 2019: Prison food includes fresh fruit and vegetable

Editor, Times-Dispatch: Regarding your recent editorial on prison food, I certainly agree that inmates should be served safe, nutritional food in adequate ...

Freeman football team dealing with tragic death for third time in two years  WTVR CBS 6 News

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- The death of 18-year-old Nick Ackies, a former Douglas S. Freeman High School student athlete, is the third tragedy the Freeman ...

Previewing the first round of high school football playoffs

Staff writers Eric Kolenich and Tim Pearrell make their picks for the first round of high school football playoffs. Games start Friday at 7 p.m. unless otherwise ...

Virginia Students Participate in National Walkout  WVTF

Across Virginia, students participated in walkouts Wednesday to remember the victims of the Parkland High School shooting.

Henrico Schools to live stream graduation ceremonies  WWBT NBC12 News

The stream will be available on desktop computers as well as mobile devices and tablets, and will be replayed on HCPS-TV.

Freeman nearly squanders its lead, then holds on to beat Matoaca 6-5

Nick Hargrove is a relief pitcher for Douglas Freeman, so he's used to being called into the game at a moment's notice. But on Friday night, he had ample time to ...

Friday's Main Event: Deep Run at Glen Allen

Deep Run has won four of its past five games. Matt Johnson is the team's leading rusher, averaging 67 yards per game.

Henrico School Board names three finalists for Tuckahoe seat

After interviews with candidates for the vacant Tuckahoe District seat the day before, the Henrico County School Board named the three finalists Friday.

College student opens up about struggles with mental illness: ‘Don’t be ashamed’  WTVR CBS 6 News

"My thought was I'm not a crazy person, I don't need to go to counseling, I don't have depression," Ethan said.

Henrico students petition to change Confederate-inspired nickname

Some local high school students have joined a national conversation surrounding Confederate symbols, and have asked for the school to change its nickname.

Close to 200 Henrico students may have been exposed to tuberculosis

Close to 200 Henrico County students may have been exposed to tuberculosis during this school year, the Henrico Health Department informed parents in a ...

Classes resume after students, staff evacuated due to threat at Freeman HS  WWBT NBC12 News

Henrico Public Schools officials say students and staff have returned to class after evacuating Douglas Freeman High School on Thursday morning.

Freeman graduate Waleed Suliman becomes nation's fastest freshman in the 800

University of Mississippi runner Waleed Suliman posted the fifth best time in the NCAA and the best by a freshman in the 800-meter run Saturday.

Mills Godwin shuts out Douglas Freeman 16-0

Using its basic 3-5 defense, Godwin holds Freeman to just 106 yards on 54 offensive plays.

Frank Woolwine Jr., Freeman football player killed in crash, remembered as good spirit

Family and friends are mourning a Douglas Freeman High School football player killed when his car ran off the road early Saturday morning in Henrico County's ...

4 Henrico high schools named among best in Va.

Four Henrico County high schools were listed among the Top 35 public high schools in all of Virginia, according to U.S. News & World Report.

Deep Run beats Atlee 5-0 to claim second straight Region 5B field hockey title

To know Deep Run field hockey in recent seasons is to know success — and the Wildcats' latest triumph, a 5-0 win over Atlee in the Region 5B championship on ...

Deep Run High School named National Blue Ribbon School

A Henrico County high school has received national acclaim.

Hundreds sign petition for ‘Rebel Man’ mascot’s return at Freeman High

Hundreds of students and alumni from Douglas Freeman High School have signed a petition to express support for a “Rebel Man” mascot with a controversial ...

Trio of locals go in first round of MLB draft

For the second straight year, a pair of U.Va. baseball players heard their names called in the first round of the MLB draft.

How one student’s art project altered cafeteria and attitudes at Freeman High School

"Just the size of these pictures. It looks like people are so confident. And I love that," student Annie Ward Love said.

Henrico School Board gathers public's input on candidates for Tuckahoe seat

After a week's delay because of Hurricane Florence, the Henrico County School Board held a public hearing Thursday to gather input on who should be the next ...

Deep Run and Godwin's Chase Kennedy claim Class 5, Region B golf titles

The Deep Run golf dynasty continued as the Wildcats easily took the title in the Class 5, Region B tournament at Lake Chesdin Golf Club in Chesterfield County ...

Teens Across Virginia Organize School Walkouts  Community Idea Stations

More than 2000 student walkouts are planned for March 14th, including across Virginia. Teens have been staging demonstrations since the Parkland, ...

Hat trick by Natalie Biliunas powers Deep Run field hockey team to state semifinals

Many high school students sit on the couch *content* to send a Snap or binge-watch Netflix. Natalie Biliunas is different. “In my house, if I have free time, I sit on my ...

Henrico School Board delays public hearing, appointment of new Tuckahoe representative

In anticipation of Hurricane Florence, the Henrico County School Board will postpone its public hearing on the appointment of a representative for the vacant ...

Vigil honors murdered former Freeman football star  WTVR CBS 6 News

A candlelight vigil was held Saturday evening for the recent Douglas Freeman High School graduate and standout athlete fatally shot in Norfolk.

Henrico Schools names top teachers, leaders for 2018  Henrico Citizen

Henrico Schools employs about 3900 teachers, but only one is honored each year with the division's Gilman Teacher of the Year Award. Nichole Gross, an ...

Douglas Freeman comes back from elimination, heads to state tournament

Logan Harvey was driving on Three Chopt Road, not far from Douglas Freeman High School, when the news appeared on his phone in the form of a glowing ...

‘In a split second life can change,’ Henrico dad struggles with son’s death

Hug your kids you just know it can change in a second one phone call and life changes."

Watch Henrico County Public School graduations from home  WRIC

Know someone graduating from Henrico County Public Schools but can't attend graduation? You'll be able to watch the ceremonies from your home.. News ...

Henrico teacher charged with having sex with minor  WRIC

Authorities have charged an Henrico County high school teacher with having sex with a minor. . News, weather, sports, headlines for Central Virginia and ...

It took five players at Freeman to replace Andrew Ryan

Douglas Freeman senior Andrew Ryan is one of the area's best kickers. He recorded touchbacks on 10 of 11 kickoffs to start the season and converted a 44-yard ...

Powhatan Girls Basketball rolls past Albemarle, improves to 5-2

POWHATAN - She sped to the hoop. She fought for takeaways. She drew foul after foul to earn several trips to the free throw line.

Police bust meth lab near Freeman High School  WWBT NBC12 News

Henrico police busted a meth lab at a West End hotel on Thursday morning, according to State Police.

"Underdog" Freeman team storms to victory over Deep Run

GIRLS LACROSSE | Karoline Nease scores seven goals in Freeman's 13-6 victory.

U.Va. handing the ball to former Douglas Freeman star Lynch as a rookie

CHARLOTTESVILLE — There was a time when Daniel Lynch couldn't even fathom getting a scholarship to play baseball at Virginia.

Henrico teacher placed on leave due to ‘suspicious situation’

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- A teacher at Douglas Freeman High School in Henrico's West End was placed on paid administrative leave as police investigate a ...

300-500 Richmond-area students gather again to rally against gun violence

Carlos Brown wished he was in biology class with Mrs. Nelson at Henrico High School on Friday.

Freeman's Waleed Suliman running toward bright future  Richmond Times-Dispatch

A native of Jordan and the son of Darfur refugees, the Freeman student suddenly has become one of the state's elite cross country runners.

She went to St. Mary's Hospital seeking care for her mental illness. Now she's facing a criminal charge.

Tuesday Pleasants thought everything was fine on that Saturday in early March. So when she left the Aldi with a handful of groceries and saw the police ...

Lexus Leadership Award Nominees  Fox Sports 910

This program celebrates RVA's most talented scholar-athletes who have been nominated by school officials from the high school they attend. Thirty gifted ...

4 Henrico high schools named among Virginia’s best

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. — Four Henrico County high schools ranked in the top 50 best high schools in Virginia, as ranked by U.S. News & World Report.

UVA handing well-rested Daniel Lynch the ball in ACC baseball tournament opener

CHARLOTTESVILLE — In his final regular-season start a week ago, Virginia junior left-hander Daniel Lynch appeared to become a bit unhinged after a rocky ...

Local high school coach wins award from USA Football  WRIC

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) -- USA football honored Douglas Freeman JV football head coach Eric Harris Wednesday night as part of its "Thanks Coach" contest.

Recent Freeman graduate Christian Cozens passes away

During his freshman year at Randolph-Macon, he was diagnosed with chondroblastic osteosarcoma, a bone cancer.

Mechanicsville Post 175 wins American Legion season opener | Sports

Images from Mechanicsville Post 175's 13-2 victory over Lakeside Post 125 in Post 175's American Legion season opener at Douglas Freeman High School on ...

Police investigating after local pet cemetery vandalized  WRIC

Vandals hit a sacred spot for animals in the West End, causing thousands of dollars in damage to a pet cemetery in Henrico County.. News, weather, sports ...

Harry F. Byrd name change nearly 50 years in the making for Henrico woman

Nearly 48 years ago, Chaldea Montague said her principal at Douglas Freeman High School made her wear a glove at graduation when she shook his hand.

Natalie's Taste of Lebanon in Henrico starts with its namesake

Natalie Schwartz's dark-green eyes focused intently on her subjects as the conversation moved from her love of dancing and singing to the Special Olympics ...

Henrico students charged with felonies after Senior Prank

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. - Nearly a dozen teenagers were arrested and charged in connection to a Senior Prank that left a mess at Varina High School.

Douglas Freeman's Jack Miller found 'family atmosphere' at Old Dominion

Jack Miller wasn't certain of what he was looking for when he made his formal recruiting visit to Old Dominion University. But he's quite certain of what he found: ...

Godwin teacher Todd Allen Phillips remembered for encouragement, humor

The gymnasium at Mills E. Godwin High School was at full capacity Wednesday night as students and loved ones paid tribute to Todd Allen Phillips, ...

Golden year: In 1968, Tuckahoe reached Little League World Series championship game

Jim Pankovits, manager of the Cleveland Indians' short-season Class A team in Mahoning Valley, Ohio, listened Monday morning as the description of the final ...

Freeman graduate who died from cancer honored through her husband’s 100 love notes

A North Carolina man who lost his wife to ovarian cancer wrote 100 love notes in her honor, and is now asking others to share the love.

Young man whose fight with cancer started #Christianstrong movement, has died

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. — Christian Cozens, the young man whose battle with cancer started the #Christianstrong movement, has died after a year-long battle ...

Good Sports  Richmond magazine

A martial arts tournament sets a fundraising milestone for a local children's hospital, plus the week's health news.

Jordan Talley using hoop skills at UNCW  Richmond Free Press

Jordan Talley has carried his winning basketball formula from Central Virginia to the North Carolina coast. The former Henrico High School guard is stirring a ...

Henrico SWAT team prepares for the front lines of danger

Henrico's SWAT team prepares for real-life emergencies in case a situation similar to what's happening in Boston were ever to make it to the streets of the Metro.

A look at the 2016 high school field hockey season

Top teams, players to watch, what to follow this year and a look at the area's teams.

Britton Wilson shines on, off track  Richmond Free Press

Britton Wilson draws applause in more ways than one. The 15-year-old sparkles with her fast feet on the running track and with her crystal clear singing voice on ...

Biz Buzz: Regency Square gets serious about its new image  Richmond Times-Dispatch

Regency Square has been under new ownership since February, and the owners have been mulling what might be the best way to update the image of the ...

Timeline: The death of Cameron Gallagher | Local News

The death of the 16-year-old Douglas Freeman High School student after collapsing at the finish line of the Anthem Half-Marathon in Virginia Beach caused an ...

Reigning champion Frantz not in 10k for money

Silas Frantz will be motivated by pride and passion but not by a paycheck when he attempts today to become the first back-to-back winner in the 18-year history ...

HARDY, WILLIAM  Richmond Times-Dispatch

HARDY, William Edward, 57, of Richmond, died of ALS on October 28, 2015. He was the son of the late Frank Whitaker Hardy and Virginia Austin Hardy, and ...

Local dental practice lands in Beverly Hills (the shopping center)  RichmondBizSense

A 40-year-old local dental office has planted its flag in the West End for its 12th office in the area, picking up where a CrossFit gym left off. Virginia Family ...

NSU freshman shot, killed off campus  Richmond Free Press

Nicholas Jerome “Nick” Ackies, an 18-year-old freshman defensive lineman from Henrico County on the Norfolk State University football team, was shot and ...

Deep Run's Mosavel-Lo an elite runner always chasing someone more elite

Mosavel-Lo is one of the state's best runners, yet he has the misfortune to often finish second behind Freeman's Waleed Suliman.

Atkins, Danny Michael  The Daily Progress

Danny Michael Atkins, 65, of Charlottesville, Va., departed this life on Sunday, February 14, 2016.He was born on December 27, 1950, in Richmond, Va., to the ...

University of Richmond Athletics Hall of Fame - University of Richmond Athletics  RIchmond Spiders Athletic

Beginning with the Class of 2004-05, the Department of Athletics began honoring specific Teams of Distinction for induction into the Hall of Fame. These teams ...

Cameron Gallagher, Henrico teen, dies after Shamrock Half-Marathon

Cameron Gallagher, a 16-year-old from Richmond, died running the Shamrock Half Marathon in Virginia Beach Sunday morning.

Comets golf team qualifies for state tournament on Monday

For the third year in a row the Halifax County High School will play in the Virginia High School League Class 5 State Golf Tournament.

Celebrate the true spirit of martial arts at the Dong’s Martial Arts Tournament

Ninth Degree Black Belt Grandmaster Seung Dong and Master Doug Taylor shared an impressive demonstration of martial arts, and even helped Virginia This ...

Former Cavaliers Anthony Harris, Maurice Canady spend summer in Richmond preparing for NFL season

When a dead car battery left Maurice Canady running late, Jason Elkin kept the gym open. When Anthony Harris needed to get in one more workout before the ...

8News Top of the Class for 2017  WRIC

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) -- 8News wants to wish the graduating class of 2017 all the best in their future endeavors while congratulating all the young men and ...

U.Va. turns to former Hanover star Derek Casey in ACC opener

On Monday, with a day off in Louisville, Ky., Virginia's baseball team visited an escape room — a live-action adventure game in which participants have to use ...

Runners return to race where Cameron Gallagher died last year

About 250 runners joined the family of Cameron Gallagher — a Henrico County teenager who died soon after crossing the finish line of last year's Shamrock ...

Lanford, Pamela Walters  The Daily Progress

Pamela Walters Lanford, 64, of Palmyra, Virginia, passed away peacefully Thursday, August 20, 2015, at her home. Born December 21, 1950, in Richmond, ...

TDIT Photos from the Archives | Times-Dispatch Invitational Tournament

In its early years, The Times-Dispatch Invitational Tournament was held for college basketball teams. In 2008 it was converted to an event for high school teams ...

Regency Square mall site redevelopment plans submitted

Regency Square owners are proposing rows of shops along Quioccasin Road and at the corner of North Parham and Holly Hill roads as part of redevelopment ...

Lohmann: Haunted by war and the death of a friend, Vietnam vet finds solace in poetry

Harmon J. Bove Jr. was a solid guy, tough and powerfully built, an athletic standout at his high school in Vermont, a born leader.

Passion and Practicality  Richmond magazine

With its nationally ranked art school, world-class museum and many galleries, Richmond has a lot to offer art lovers. But what's it like to have a career as a ...

Virginia Woman Chooses Death Over Having To Vote For Trump Or Clinton  Popdust

Virginia woman chooses death vote Trump Clinton conundrum—it's a tough one indeed, and we're kinda inclined to go with the first option too sometimes A ...

Raising Richmond: Q & A with Judi Crenshaw  RVANews

In the latest installment of our series highlighting Richmond parents, we talk to Judi Crenshaw, publicist for Theatre IV and the Barksdale and mother to Gray, ...

Former Hanover star Derek Casey back on the mound for undefeated Virginia

CHARLOTTESVILLE — On April 21, 2015, Virginia's Derek Casey threw a pitch against Longwood that bounced into the left-handed batter's box. Casey felt pain ...

Ikenberry back in the dugout as head coach at JMU  Richmond Times-Dispatch

HARRISONBURG - A season away from the game left Marlin Ikenberry thirsting to get back into baseball.

A slow journey back to painting for Louis Briel  Richmond Times-Dispatch

The news arrived in April that a third painting by Richmond artist Louis Briel had been acquired by the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery for its collection.

Why, Richmond, Why?!? James River Park lacks amenities - by design

This week, as we approach Memorial Day and draw closer to summer, let's address questions about why we don't have diverse amenities in the James River ...

Family Remembers Runner's Excitement for Race  Runner's World Newswire

Sixteen-year-old Cameron Gallagher of Richmond, Va. crossed the finish line on Virginia Beach's boardwalk Sunday to complete her first half-marathon, hugged ...

Roberts stars at back end of NCAA-bound Wake Forest's bullpen

In the offseason, while the Wake Forest baseball team's seniors set a goal of hosting a regional and national pundits questioned how the Demon Deacons would ...

The woman behind RVA's premier adult store, Taboo  RVANews

Oodles of sex gizmos and gadgets await you inside Taboo. Here's how the adult store is helping RVA get in touch with its wild side.

James River Park named among 'best river parks in U.S.'  Richmond Times-Dispatch

Retail outdoor outfitter REI has declared Richmond's James River Park System to be among six of the best river parks in the United States.

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