Dale beats Bird, takes back Battle of Chester
When people think about real football, they think about a cold, rainy, smash-mouth type of football game being played on a wet and muddy field. Well, Friday night at Thomas Dale’s Ed Karpus Field, there was an abundance of high school football aroma. Both L.C. Bird and Thomas Dale... Read more
While football players from the 804 have had a great summer, no school has benefited from those athletes more than the Naval Academy. Recently, Thomas Dale offensive guard Talvis Robinson became the third local athlete to pledge service, behind Benedictine running back Caleb Grimes and Glen Allen’s Jebril Murray.... Read more
Former L.C. Bird quarterback Terrence Ervin has transferred from Louisburg College to Johnson C. Smith University. There were many reasons as to why Ervin chose to play at the CIAA institution. “I have a great relationship with the head coach and I feel like it was the best fit... Read more
By ANDY BALDACCI Thomas Dale’s football program has made it a tradition to get athletes to the next level, especially from the defensive side of the ball. The next player to join that list might very well be rising senior Devonte Chandler. The 5-11, 218-pound linebacker has now garnered... Read more
Baum By ANDY BALDACCI L.C. Bird girls basketball standout Madison Baum has committed to continue her athletics and academics at Bridgewater College, a Division 3 school.Last season, Baum, a team captain, averaged 7 points, 5 assists, 4 rebounds, and 3 steals. She was also selected to 1st team All... Read more
In many cases, once an athlete gets their first scholarship offer, more are sure to come. Especially if they still have another full season to play. A pair of Meadowbrook football players have received their first invitation to play at the collegiate level. Dontez Braxton and Brandan Delaney have... Read more
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Football April 26, 2017

Raising a child isn’t easy. But for John and Regina Bowen, things have been a tad more difficult. After years of cardiologist visits, their son, former Matoaca and Trinity Episcopal quarterback Blake Bowen, discovered that he needed emergency heart surgery last week — in a successful procedure called a... Read more
Taylor named most improved defensive player at FSU
Thomas Dale alum Darvin Taylor II has now been at Florida State for two years. While he was redshirted his first season and dealt with injuries in the offseason heading into and during the 2016-17 season, it appears that he’s turning a corner, one of health and growing success... Read more
By Thomas Dozier L.C. Bird has had its successes on the football field. Three straight 5A state championships isn’t just an accomplishment; it’s a feat. While the both the Skyhawks boys’ and girls’ basketball programs have had their share of successes, neither team has brought home a state title.... Read more
Meadowbrook is used to putting players in college; Monarchs are littered all over the state at all levels, from junior colleges to Division I. There’s even one in the NFL: Morgan Moses of the Washington Redskins. Two more will join the college ranks: Dre Giles, a defensive and offensive... Read more