A Rebuilt Football Program at Thomas Jefferson

By ERIC KOLENICH Richmond Times-Dispatch | Posted 1 month ago Chad Hornik spent eight years as an assistant football coach at Douglas Freeman and Deep Run high schools. Each season, his team played Thomas Jefferson, and he got a glimpse of how the program had fallen into disarray. Thomas Jefferson hadn’t won a game in […]

Alumni Donates $10,000

Thomas Jefferson High School recently received it’s largest Alumni donation of $10,000. This money was used for the Washington & Lee summer football camp June 25-27. Pictures on Facebook and on Twitter.

TJ Snaps Two Streaks With Win Over JM

T.J. snaps two streaks with win over Marshall Vikings post first win over Justices, third win of year BY JIM SWING | Special correspondent | Updated 2 days ago On a misty, rain-soaked Saturday afternoon, the Thomas Jefferson football team found there was no better day to shine. Since 2004, the Vikings hadn’t produced more […]

TJ snaps 41-game losing streak

Thomas Jefferson snapped its 41-game losing streak — the longest active skid in the state — by beating Colonial Heights 24-6 on Friday night. Its last prior win came Nov. 2, 2007, against J.R. Tucker, 21-6. “It’s the greatest feeling of my life,” senior lineman Chris Calloway said. In the fourth quarter, Maurice Watkins completed […]

A new atmosphere for football at Thomas Jefferson

By: Eric Kolenich | Richmond Times-Dispatch Published: May 13, 2012 The drill starts with lifting the seven monster truck-sized tires on end and rolling them to the football field. Each one weighs between 100 and 125 pounds and is about 5 feet wide, give or take. Once the tires are flat on the ground, the […]

New Coach brings new attitude to Thomas Jefferson

Zirkle Blakey III VirginiaPreps.com Editor Thomas Jefferson High School in Richmond is a unique school. Located the in city, the school has traditionally had a difficult time fielding a competitive football team. New coach Chad Hornik is set to change that. Like the school, Hornik is unique, having a different background than most football coaches. […]