Meadowbrook hires Healy to lead football program
This past week, Meadowbrook football introduced a new coach. The school hopes Kevin Healy can turn around a proud program that’s fallen on hard times.  Healy, a coaching veteran served as the offensive coordinator for South Lakes High School in Fairfax for four years, and was named the head... Read more

Basketball Recaps

Basketball January 14, 2020

By Josh Mathews It was an excellent week for Village News-area basketball teams, as they were able to win 17 of 21 games played in the week ending Jan.12.  Leading the way were the L.C. Bird boys (8-2) and girls (8-2), who each went a perfect 3-0 on the... Read more

Box Scores

Basketball January 14, 2020

L.C. Bird Boys (8-2) L.C. Bird 65Clover Hill 50Bird stats: Promyse Ferguson 15 pts; Tyler Henderson 13 pts, 8 asst; Bryce Blaine 8 pts, 5 reb, 3 asst L.C. Bird 58Cosby 45No stats reported  L.C. Bird 51Highland Springs 48No stats reported L.C. Bird Girls (8-2) L.C. Bird 46Clover Hill... Read more
Lady Warriors remain undefeated
Just five local teams saw action during what is exam week for many local students. Overall, teams fared well, winning six of eight games. Jordan Carpenter and the Matoaca girls improved to 6-0 on the strength of balanced efforts. Carpenter, herself, continued to prove why she’s one of the... Read more
Rediscovering old passion after 30-year hiatus
Everyone on the planet needs food, water, and air to live, but for Chester resident Bob Cullison, he also needs something else: BMX riding.  In the 1980s, Cullison began to start BMX racing as a child, with the sport consisting of three proficiency levels including novice, intermediate, and expert.... Read more

Basketball box scores

Basketball December 11, 2019

Thomas Dale boys (3-0) Thomas Dale 53, Douglas Freeman 51 Dale scoring: Kylon Lewis 14 pts, Neal Phillips 14 pts, Myles Phillips 8 pts Thomas Dale 56, Mills Godwin 49 Dale stats: Miles Phillips 13 pts, Kylon Lewis 12 pts, 5 reb, 4 asst, Jahmeel Campbell 10 pts, 5... Read more
Wrestling Preview

Wrestling Preview

Wrestling December 11, 2019

Matoaca In his second season as head coach, Daniel Clingenpeel is looking to push his Matoaca Warriors back to the greatness that they won three straight state championships from 2014-2016.  “Matoaca Wrestling is returning a team with a good mix of experience,” said Clingenpeel. “We are returning seven wrestlers... Read more
Off and running

Off and running

Basketball December 11, 2019

Knights start their season 3-0 As the basketball season got underway for seven of nine Chester-area teams, there was plenty of good news.  After winning just five games last year, Thomas Dale already has 60 percent of that win total in the season’s first week. Under first-year head coach... Read more
Village News names football players of the year
OFFENSE The University of Richmond commit had no experience playing the quarterback position when he was inserted into the lineup as a starter last year, but throughout this year, Jasiah Williams has bolstered the Thomas Dale offense, especially late into their season.  Williams was named the Village News Offensive... Read more
L.C. Bird boys basketball preview
L.C. Bird enjoyed another wildly successful season, finishing with 20 wins and falling in the state quarterfinals to Maury, 50-42. The state tournament appearance was the program’s third in fourth years to go with a state championship in 2017.   Coach Troy Manns, in his 14th year coaching varsity basketball... Read more