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
Matoaca High grad finishes successful college career
In a sports world growing more and more obsessed with specialization, Matoaca High alum and Randolph-Macon College graduate Rick Spiers made a career from doing exactly the opposite. “When he was in high school, he did everything well but didn’t go anything great,” said Randolph-Macon coach Ray Hedrick. “He... Read more
Fleischer sets home-run record at VMI
Last Wednesday, Thomas Dale High alum Collin Fleischer made history. In what ended up being a dramatic walk-off 9-7 victory over Virginia Tech, the senior got the VMI Keydets’ bats started with a solo home run in the first inning. That round-tripper gave him 42 for his career at... Read more
    AFCA of Chicago won the Bronco-11 World SEries at Harry DAniel Park defeating Simi Valley, Calif. In the final, Zion Ross batted .692 for the tournament, blasting five home runs and driving in ten runs, winning the triple crown in each major offensive category. Amir Gray hit... Read more
The Conference 3 Player of the Year and 6A South region co-Player of the Year put together quite a senior season. After signing to play at VCU in the fall, Hunter Vay continued to impress this spring, and he further proved he is a Division I talent. Vay finished... Read more
For baseball, Chris Marshall and the Knights have gotten off to a 4-1 start as of press time. They’ve gotten big-time contributions from two of the hottest bats in the state, Drew Camp and VCU pledge Hunter Vay, along with two ace-like arms, Tyler Bailey and Evan Lester. Thomas... Read more
Matoaca baseball Record: 20-4 Coach: Tim Haynes The Warriors had a strong season last year. Their impressive run ended by way of a tough loss to Glen Allen in the first round of the regional tournament. Left-handed pitcher Robert Fultineer and infielder Zach Clark have both graduated and leave... Read more
LC Bird Boys  L. C. Bird fell to Potomac in the 5A state championship game, its second appearance in the state final. While they fell short of their goal, Skyhawks coach Troy Manns points out the learning experience all of his returning players got. Charles Falden, the team’s leading... Read more
By Jamal Davis In recent years the Matoaca baseball program has developed a tradition of having a good number of its athletes continue to play at the next level. Senior James Womack is no exception. This past week Womack, a 6-2, 170-pound pitcher, committed to Randolph-Macon College, where he... Read more