High School Football

Fall brings new changes to VHSL realignment

Fall brings new changes to VHSL realignment

Say goodbye to the Ironclad, PenSouth and all the other conferences that have cluttered the Virginia high school sports landscape over the last four years.

The Virginia High School League is debuting another new look this fall, a twist on the organizational system it rolled out in 2013. Despite the changes, though, the high school football schedule will look much the same.

The state's governing body for high school athletics shook up its structure in 2013 in order to more narrowly group schools by enrollment for postseason play. So, for example, tiny Bruton and its 579 students would not...