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
CBC National PONY team wins state tournament
Chesterfield Baseball Club’s National team recently won their state tournament, going undefeated against the state’s top talent. Members of the team are as follows: Hadikell Bruno, Angel Cardona, Kyle Evans, Matthew Gravitt, Donovan Griffin, Elijah James, Bo Leamer, Jack McCall, Taylor Neff, Chase Nicely, Brady Remington, Grayson Schultz, and... Read more
State champs!
The Chesterfield Baseball Club 10U Mustang All Stars traveled to the PONY Virginia State tournament in Windsor, Virginia June 23-25 where they went undefeated and won the state title. The team’s bats were on fire. They scored 75 runs while only giving up 27. Top row from left –... Read more
Eaton drafted by K.C. Royals
Nathan Eaton, a 2015 graduate from Thomas Dale High School and a rising junior at Virginia Military Institute, recently received a long-awaited phone call. He had been selected by the Kansas City Royals in the 21st round of the Major League Baseball draft. In a draft heavy with speed... Read more