Fall Sports Video Highlights
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Volleyball roundup
By Joe Short Thomas Dale Boys The Dale boys team finds itself at 8-3 overall. They have split the season series with rival James River, the team that knocked them off in the state tournament last season. Coach Josh Forbes praised Gabe Palmer. “He is an anchor for us... Read more
Dale rolls, Matoaca loses a heartbreaker, Bird shut out
By Josh Mathews, Soren Rutherford and Joe Short Thomas Dale 75, Meadowbrook 12 The Knights beat up on the winless Monarchs this Friday, scoring a season-high 75 points by way of a season-high 11 touchdowns.  With the return of 247Sport’s No. 28-ranked player for the recruiting class of 2020,... Read more
Louthan surpasses century mark, leads Matoaca into postseason
Continuing what has been a triumphant season so far, Matoaca High’s field hockey team has a 11-1 record after topping Colonial Heights in a 10-0 “mercy-rule” victory on Wednesday, Oct. 9. One of the big reasons for their overall success has been senior Annie Grace Louthan.  Louthan is Matoaca’s... Read more
Larue qualifies for state tournament
Justin LaRue of Matoaca High’s golf team qualified for the state tournament as an individual by firing rounds of 75 and 74 in Region 5B play. He joined Charlie Kennedy (Mills Godwin) and Zach Valdez (Manchester) as individual qualifiers. Deep Run and Douglas Freeman qualified as teams.  Read more
Skyhawks honor former players and support staff
L.C. Bird High School had a dozen new Hall of Famers inducted at a Sept. 28 ceremony. The newest inductees included figures from a wide range of people involved in the school’s athletic programs, from the football chain crew and field maintenance staff to three multi-sport stars who helped... Read more
Matoaca, L.C. Bird win, Dale thumped, Meadowbrook falls in fourth quarter
By Josh Mathews, Soren Rutherford and Joe Short Matoaca 33, Prince George 14 In front of the home crowd for their homecoming game, the Warriors won their third consecutive contest. Senior quarterback Marcus Dreher torched the Royals defense, showcasing his athleticism. He ran 19 times for 85 yards and... Read more
Warriors field hockey off to a hot start
By Soren Rutherford A month into the season, Matoaca High School’s field hockey team has a 6-1 record, with their only loss in an overtime match with Deep Run, 2-1. “We are doing really well as a team,” coach Deborah Wallace said. “And we’re working hard to improve every... Read more
Matoaca, Bird cruise, Dale outlasts P’burg
By Joe Short, Josh Mathews and Soren Rutherford Matoaca 55, Meadowbrook 0 Nothing seemed to go wrong for Matoaca on Friday, as the Warriors rolled Meadowbrook. Marcus Dreher, Jacob Coleman, Troy Lewis and Ricarlos Taylor had stellar nights. Dreher completed 14 of 18 throws for 246 yards and three... Read more
The “Tee It Up for Travis” golf tournament and celebration will be held Friday, Oct. 25, at the Country Club of Petersburg, 1250 Flank Road. The event will include prizes, food, beverages and 18 holes of golf. Chester resident Travis Gathright died of colorectal cancer in January of 2018... Read more