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
Thomas Dale boys basketball preview
Thomas Dale boys’ basketball has struggled in recent seasons. In fact, they won just five games last season. Now, there’s a new coach at the helm in Keyode Rogers, who has 16 years of coaching under his belt. Locally speaking, his last job was as an assistant under L.C.... Read more
Matoaca boys basketball preview
By Soren Rutherford Coming into the new season, Matoaca looks to gather even more success after finishing a long regional run in the playoffs with a loss to Varina, 75-54. Despite having success last year with a 15-9 overall record, Matoaca will be playing under newly hired head coach... Read more
Meadowbrook boys basketball preview
With a relatively disappointing 10-12 season last year, Meadowbrook under second-year head coach Sam Bryant will look to push their players to improve to make the playoffs and become contenders, after failing to qualify in 2018-19. Departures: Isaiah Richardson, Alphonzo Mason, Kelly Jones Jr., Duane Watkins. Richardson will be... Read more
Carver Academy boys basketball preview
Head coach William Simon and Carver Academy reflect proudly on last year’s successes, but are hungry for more. A 21-win season culminated in the state quarterfinals loss to the Rappahannock Raiders, 68-60. Simon has some key returners, as well as some depth from last season that could star this... Read more
Knights finish season 9-4  By Soren Rutherford Oscar Smith 29, Thomas Dale 7 The Tigers put the clamps on Thomas Dale in the Region 6A championship game with an overwhelming display of defense, ending a successful Knights season by a score of 29-7. Through the first half, Oscar Smith... Read more