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Inside the BRD: Longtime Phoebus football assistant James Holbert to coach the defense at Grafton
There’s a lot of talk about how difficult it could be for Bay Rivers District football programs to play former AAA powers in the playoffs in the new Virginia High School League classification system. And while it indeed could be years before the district’s Class 4 schools are competitive with the likes of a Phoebus, Grafton High helped itself recently by hiring one of the Phantoms’ longest tenured assistants, James Holbert, as its new defensive coordinator.
By Marty O'Brien
August 5, 2013