Village News names football players of the year
OFFENSE The University of Richmond commit had no experience playing the quarterback position when he was inserted into the lineup as a starter last year, but throughout this year, Jasiah Williams has bolstered the Thomas Dale offense, especially late into their season.  Williams was named the Village News Offensive... Read more
Knights finish season 9-4  By Soren Rutherford Oscar Smith 29, Thomas Dale 7 The Tigers put the clamps on Thomas Dale in the Region 6A championship game with an overwhelming display of defense, ending a successful Knights season by a score of 29-7. Through the first half, Oscar Smith... Read more
Dale drops Ocean Lakes 36-6
Will play Oscar Smith for region title Thomas Dale traveled to Ocean Lakes for the second round for the Region 6A playoffs and brought a storm the Dolphins couldn’t withstand. The Knights scored early, the defense clamped down, and special teams made plays as the maroon and gray dominated... Read more
L.C. Bird’s Barfield picks UVA

L.C. Bird running back and linebacker Chris Barfield has made his college decision. He’ll attend the University of Virginia and will have preferred walk-on status.

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Knights oust Grizzlies

Knights oust Grizzlies

Football November 23, 2019

By Soren Rutherford Thomas Dale 55, Grassfield 28 They say that it’s all about peaking at the right time. It appears as if Thomas Dale is doing just that and building momentum. Entering the playoffs riding a three-game winning streak, they made it four by defeating Grassfield 55-28 in... Read more
Williams accounts for 7 TDs in Knights’ win, Bird gets a victory, Matoaca, MBK fall
Photos by Rob’s DigiPix Story by Josh Mathews, Soren Rutherford and Joe Short Dale 46, Dinwiddie 44 They say that lightning doesn’t strike in the same place twice. That might be right, but when it comes to catching game-winning touchdowns, Thomas Dale High running back DeAngelo Gray might be... Read more
Dale clinches playoff berth, Matoaca and Bird lose ground
By Josh Mathews, Soren Rutherford and Joe Short Thomas Dale 35, Granby 0 It was senior night for the Thomas Dale Knights as they improved to 6-3 on Friday after defeating Norfolk’s Granby High School. Although the Knights got their third win in four games, they had some road... Read more
Thomas Dale wins on last-second ‘Hail Mary’
A 30-yard pass by Thomas Dale High’s quarterback Courtenay Burrell soared through the air and was deflected twice by Matoaca defenders before landing in the hands of Knights’ running back D’Angelo Gray, who was standing in the end zone with no time left. The catch set off a delirious... Read more
Bird loses a tough one, Meadowbrook falls
L.C. Bird’s offense failed to find the end zone last week against Monacan, losing a 14-0. The 7-1 Chiefs got their third win in a row over Bird not having not defeated the Skyhawks since 1998. “Our coaching staff did a great job of preparing our guys tonight,” Monacan... Read more
Bird, Matoaca win; Dale loses a close one
By Josh Mathews and Joe Short The Skyhawks’ defense held Cosby at bay for the entire game and made three key stops that kept the Titans out of the end zone to win 7-2. In so doing, Bird kept its playoff hopes alive. Most of the action of the... Read more