The American Legion Post 284 Buccaneers have been in full swing over the last month. Their record sits at 6-3 as they come down the stretch. Led by third-year coach Jeremy Cole, the 18-player roster is packed with student-athletes and former student-athletes from the Village News’ coverage area. These... Read more
Chesterfield ready to host Bronco World Series
The format of the double-elimination Bronco World Series hasn’t changed. International teams from the Philippines, Mexico and the Dominican Republic have already qualified by winning their respective tournaments. Four other participants, coming from the North, South, East and West regions, will be determined July 21. Chesterfield Baseball Clubs will... Read more
Jennings is VN Player of the Year
A big part of having a winning baseball team is pitching. Thankfully for Thomas Dale High School, they’ve had Karson Jennings on the hill. For his performance as staff ace, he is the Village News Player of the Year. After bursting on the scenes with a shutout of First... Read more
Trio makes college commitments
In his first year at the helm of L.C. Bird High School’s baseball team, Jake Wiseman led the Skyhawks to a 10-10 record, which was their best season since 2009. A big part of that was three seniors – Shawn Hernandez, Jaelen Hines and Zack Kennedy – who recently... Read more
Garrett leads Knights to 10-1 start
“A good catcher is the quarterback, the carburetor, the lead dog, the pulse taker, the traffic cop and sometimes a lot of unprintable things, but no team gets very far without one,” said Miller Huggins, Baseball Hall of Famer. Luckily for coach Chris Marshall and Thomas Dale High School,... Read more
Former Knight making his way through pro ranks
After making his debut in professional baseball last year, Nathan Eaton got word of a promotion after this year’s spring training. He started the year in the South Atlantic League with the Lexington Legends. The former Thomas Dale Knights standout was selected by the Kansas City Royals in the... Read more
In Chris Olsen’s second year at Matoaca High School, the Warriors experienced another successful season. They finished 14-5, but didn’t make the playoff run they hoped for, falling at the hands of Douglas Freeman in the first round of the regional tournament. Gone are three key contributors: Hunter Vaughan... Read more
Thomas Dale High School baseball made a historic run last year, earning the program’s first trip to the state tournament. They return a wealth of pitching depth and some great offensive pieces to navigate through a tough schedule in 2019. Three key contributors departed: Tyler Bailey, shortstop, and Tanner... Read more
CBC falls in third round of World Series
CHESTERFIELD – Chesterfield Baseball Clubs narrowly lost in the third round of last week’s Bronco-11 World Series, falling to the eventual champions from Chicago. CBC won a first-round game over Ciudad Juarez, Mexico by a count of 6-5. Patrick Gibrall picked up the win, while infielder Dylan Meyer enjoyed... Read more
Chesterfield Baseball Clubs prep for international competition
PHOTO: Team members: Max Altieri, Briggs Barribeau, Cole Caffall (not pictured), Jalen German, Patrick Gibrall, Keegan Hager, Nolan Harris, Nick Hayes, Conner Hedgepeth, Riley Lorenz, Dylan Meyer, Gabe Smith, Davis Waite, Keller Williams and Michael Williams. Coaches: Jack Horner, Bill Yates and Randy Womack. Since its inception in 2009, the... Read more