Cumberland Dukes Athletics

Recent News

Fall Sports Practices to Begin

High School Golf will begin on Thursday, August 1st, all other High School fall sports (Football, Volleyball, Cross Country, Cheerleading) practices will begin on Monday, August 5, 2019. Athletes will not be allowed to practice until a VHSL Physical Form (physical dated after May 2019) and a CuCPS Concussion Form are turned into the Head Coach/Athletic Director. Please check with coaches for times of practices. High School Football equipment handout will be on Thursday, August 1st.


All Middle School fall sports (Football, Volleyball, Cheerleading) practice will begin on the first day of school (Monday August 12, 2019) directly after school. Athletes will not be allowed to practice until a VHSL Physical Form (physical dated after May 2019) and a CuCPS Concussion Form are turned into the Head Coach/Athletic Director. Please check with coaches for times of practices.

Youth Football Camp Cancelled

The Cumberland High School Youth Football Camp scheduled for today July 17th and July 18th has been cancelled due to the extreme heat and high heat index. No make up date will be set. The Cumberland Recreation Youth Football/ Cheer practice will begin Monday, July 22nd at 6:30 at the Madison Ball Field. In person sign- ups will be available on Saturday July 20th at the Cumberland Middle School or online at www.cumberlandrec.weebly.com

Volleyball Conditioning

Volleyball summer workouts and conditioning will be held Tuesday (7/23), Wednesday (7/24) and Thursday (7/25) from 5:30pm to 7:00pm.

Football Clinic

Don't forget to mark your calendars for July 17th & 18th!

The Cumberland High School Athletics Dept. and Football Program are sponsoring their FREE annual football camp on July 17th and 18th from 6-8pm at the CHS Practice Football field (around the CCES bus loop).

This camp will be led by new Head Coach Howard Paras and his stellar staff!

For more information, please contact 804-201-7895.


Cumberland Middle School Softball

Bandit Sports Center is offering Fall Travel 10-12 U Softball. Fall evaluations are Saturday, July 13, 2019, at 6:30 p.m.

Following the fall evaluation and the decision to participate, there will be a scholarship available for a student who meets a criteria of need and sportsmanship. Scholarship information will be available beginning July 15, 2019.

Cumberland Football:

The Cumberland High School football team will be hosting a 7-on-7 passing tournament next Saturday, June 29th. If your son plans to play football this year we would love to have him at workouts this week to prepare for the 7-on-7.

CUMBERLAND ATHLETICS: FALL SPORTS PHYSICALS

Centra Medical Group will be offering sports physicals on June 12th from 5pm-7pm, the cost will be $10.00, all athletes must have a completed and properly signed physical form. Physicals will be conducted at all 4 Centra Medical Locations in the surrounding area. For more information please contact the Centra Cumberland location 1-804-492-9086

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New Head Football Coach Hired

Please welcome Cumberland Alumni Howard Paras back to CHS! Howard has been named our new Head Football coach. Coach Paras would like to inform all parents and potential football players that summer conditioning has started, conditioning and football workouts will be on Mondays, Wednesday and Thursdays starting at 5pm and ending at 7pm. We need all returning players along with any other potential players to attend these workouts. To get better as a team, all players need to using these workouts to sharpen their skills! GO DUKES

Coach Bell Honored at JRD Athletic Directors Meeting

The VHSL honored CuCPS Athletic Director Alfonso Bell for his years of service to CuCPS and the entire James River District! Congratulations, Coach Bell!