Sparks and his Spiders headed to Duke to take on the Devils this Saturday night:Ragsdale Tiger headed back to home area

Posted by Andy Durham on September 1, 2011 at 11:54 am under College, High School | Comments are off for this article

Walt Sparks(Ragsdale High School) will be back in the area on Saturday night as his #16 Richmond Spiders take on the Duke Blue Devils at Wallace Wade Stadium, in Durham, N.C……..

Sparks and his Spiders have a new coach this year, as the former Richmond coach resigned on August 23….

Read more on Sparks here from the Spiders’ web(site):
#45 Walt Sparks
Position: Linebacker
Height: 6’2″
Weight: 225
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Greensboro, N.C.
High School: Ragsdale

2010: One of six true freshmen to see action for the Spiders… Played in nine games and handled short-snapping(as in long-snapping) duties… Is projected in that same roll in 2010, along with adding depth to Richmond’s corps of linebackers.

High School: A standout long-snapper and linebacker from Ragsdale High in Jamestown, N.C… lettered four years in both football and baseball… Earned All-Conference mention at linebacker as both a junior and senior… All-Area as a senior at linebacker.

Personal: Son of Kirk and Jennifer Sparks… Born February 7, 1992.

CLICK HERE to see Sparks football photo….

Go here to learn more about the team…

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