WCAV-WVAW-WAHU | Charlottesville, Virginia | Sports

Culpeper Forced to Forfeit CHS Win


Four days after falling to 0-2 with a shutout loss at Culpeper, the Charlottesville football team's record improved to 1-1.

CHS athletic director Larry Mangino confirmed on Tuesday that Culpeper was forced to forfeit last Friday's 31-0 win over the Black Knights.

"I got a call from their athletic director a few hours ago," Mangino said, "and he told me the bad news."

Culpeper athletic director Michael Wills told the Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star on Tuesday that the forfeit was due to the Blue Devils' use of an ineligible player in last Friday's game.

"I feel bad for those guys," Mangino said. "And I certainly appreciate the integrity of the school."

According to CHS coach Eric Sherry, the game now goes in the record book as a 2-0 forfeit, and statistics from the game no longer count.

CHS retroactively avoids its seventh consecutive 0-2 start with the forfeit. The Black Knights are off this Friday, and travel to William Monroe next week.


The comments sections of Newsplex.com are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate. We want to hear from our viewers, but we only ask that you use your best judgment. E-mail is required, but will not be displayed with comment.

  • Comments cannot be profane or vulgar. We will not post comments that use profanity or cross the lines of good taste.
  • We will not post comments that use hate speech. Slurs, stereotypes and violent talk aren’t welcome on our website.
  • Comments should not attack other readers or people featured in our stories personally. Any accusations should be backed up with facts.
  • Any comment we post will be posted in its entirety. We do not edit any comment that we post.
     
  • Comments should contribute to the discussion. We will not post comments that don't advance the discussion. Flaming and/or trolling will not be tolerated.
     
  • Comments should not attack other posters. Let's keep the focus on the content of the story.

    As a host Newsplex.com welcomes a wide spectrum of opinions. However this is a site that we host. We have a responsibility to all our readers to try to keep our comment section fair and decent. For that reason The Newsplex reserves the right to not post or to remove any comment.

    If you have any ideas to improve the conversation or this section let us know. Send an e-mail to webmaster@newsplex.com.

 

powered by Disqus
The Charlottesville Newsplex 999 2nd Street S.E. Charlottesville, VA 22902 434.242.1919 – Main 434.220.7522 - Newsroom
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 223228151