Football Recaps

FootballSports September 13, 2017

L.C. Bird 40, Midlothian 0 The Skyhawks rebounded after a loss to Thomas Dale in a big way blanking the Trojans. Senior running back Corbin Donaldson rushed for 268 yards and three touchdowns. Quarterback Marcus Banks threw for 153 yards and three touchdowns while rushing for an additional 81... Read more
Dale beats Bird, takes back Battle of Chester
When people think about real football, they think about a cold, rainy, smash-mouth type of football game being played on a wet and muddy field. Well, Friday night at Thomas Dale’s Ed Karpus Field, there was an abundance of high school football aroma. Both L.C. Bird and Thomas Dale... Read more
2020 U.S. Masters Swimming Summer National Championshi to be in Chesterfield SwimRVA will host the 2020 U.S. Masters Swimming Summer National Championship after successfully winning a bid for the competition.An estimated 1,200 of the nation’s best adult swimmers will compete in the August 2020 event, which will be held in SwimRVA’s Chesterfield... Read more
While football players from the 804 have had a great summer, no school has benefited from those athletes more than the Naval Academy. Recently, Thomas Dale offensive guard Talvis Robinson became the third local athlete to pledge service, behind Benedictine running back Caleb Grimes and Glen Allen’s Jebril Murray.... Read more
Former L.C. Bird quarterback Terrence Ervin has transferred from Louisburg College to Johnson C. Smith University. There were many reasons as to why Ervin chose to play at the CIAA institution. “I have a great relationship with the head coach and I feel like it was the best fit... Read more
L.C. Bird basketball doesn’t rebuild, it reloads. After losing a considerable amount of talent from last year’s state championship team, the Skyhawks will now bring in a new crop of talent. One of those players will be rising senior Chris Ford. Colleges have begun to take notice of Ford... Read more
    AFCA of Chicago won the Bronco-11 World SEries at Harry DAniel Park defeating Simi Valley, Calif. In the final, Zion Ross batted .692 for the tournament, blasting five home runs and driving in ten runs, winning the triple crown in each major offensive category. Amir Gray hit... Read more
Former Longwood women’s basketball standout Eboni Gilliam has signed a contract to continue her basketball career in Spain, signing with Club Naticio Terrassa in the Spanish city of Terrassa. “Eboni has worked extremely hard for this opportunity,” said Longwood head coach Bill Reinson. “When we recruited her, she said... Read more
By ANDY BALDACCI Thomas Dale’s football program has made it a tradition to get athletes to the next level, especially from the defensive side of the ball. The next player to join that list might very well be rising senior Devonte Chandler. The 5-11, 218-pound linebacker has now garnered... Read more
Boys’ Player of the Year: Connor Thomas, Matoaca As a high school tennis coach, it’s always nice to have a player at the top of your lineup who can be relied upon for a win match after match. For Matoaca coach Matt Ramirez, Connor Thomas was just that. Thomas... Read more