By Luke Krausse In the midst of a 20-win season, offers started to roll in for Matoaca standout Jordan Carpenter. The 5-9 forward reeled in another this past week, this time from in-state Virginia Union.  “Jordan is a communicator, defensive player, and leader,” said Matoaca girls’ basketball coach Glenna... Read more
By Walter Scott Jr. A season to remember has ended with an accolade to remember for Thomas Dale guard Kylon Lewis. The junior earned VHSL All-State Class 6 second team honors. At 6-4 and 170 pounds, Lewis was phenomenal for the Knights. His talent helped the team to their... Read more
Knights win region, fall in state quarterfinal
Thomas Dale won the Class 6, Region A title with a 73-71 victory over Western Branch. Miles Phillips hit two free throws to tie the game in regulation, and Kylon Lewis made two foul shots with two seconds left in overtime to win. Last Friday, the Knights fell to... Read more

Scores & Stats

Basketball March 4, 2020

Thomas Dale boys (19-5) Thomas Dale 53Franklin County 31Dale stats:Miles Phillips 14 pts, 9 rebs; Kylon Lewis 9 pts; Jahmeel Campbell 9 pts, 4 asst; Neal Phillips 8 pts, 8 reb; Luke Ogle 8 reb Thomas Dale 68Landstown 59Dale stats: Kylon Lewis 18 pts, 4 reb; Miles Phillips 18... Read more
Say good Knight to Western Branch; Dale claims 6A region championship
Dale to face Massaponax on Friday at Cosby in first round of state tourney Thomas Dale boys basketball has done the improbable all season.  But, they’ve accomplished all of their feats through good team basketball and fundamentals. Junior Kylon Lewis hit two free throws with two seconds left in... Read more
Basketball scores and stats
Meadowbrook girls (14-8) Meadowbrook 64Colonial Heights 40MBK stats: Maya Ellis 38 pts; Trinity Price 10 pts, 9 reb; Jayla Johnson 10 stl*Last game of regular season Meadowbrook 60Atlee 49MBK stats: Maya Ellis 28 pts, 6 reb, 2 stl; Trinity Price 16 pts, 12 reb; Jada Jones 10 pts*Play-in round... Read more
Locals hit milestones in NCAA action
Recently, two L.C. Bird alums reached the 1,000 point plateau during their respective college careers.  Those athletes were guard Malik Johnson, who attends Canisius, and forward Keke Williams who is a student-athlete at St. Augustine University.  Johnson started his high school career at L.C. Bird, but transferred to Blue... Read more
‘Ubuntu’ draws Knights closer, nets big results
What makes a team that won five games last season win 17 games a year later with nearly the same personnel? One word: “Ubuntu.” When Thomas Dale hired coach Keyode Rogers last June, athletic director Ricky Talman knew that a culture change was needed. That’s exactly what the Knights... Read more
College basketball hopefuls prepare for postseason
By Luke Krausse Tyler Henderson, LC Bird Tyler Henderson has developed into a leader on a 16-win L.C. Bird team. The lone senior on the roster and the team’s point guard, the 5-9 standout scores well and is just as good at distributing the ball. “Tyler has been consistent,... Read more
Matoaca not coasting on regular season success.
The year is 2020, and the last time Matoaca girls’ basketball had won 20 games was 20 years ago, under Charles Payton, who’s now the school’s athletic director. Coach Glenna Lewis has 20 wins and a core of seniors that have the student body excited to see what the... Read more