Dozier commits; recruitment  blows up for two others
By Luke Krausse Nathaniel Dozier, a 6-2, 250-pound lineman for the Matoaca Warriors, became their latest Division I commitment, as he’ll attend and play for Western Carolina University this fall.  “Nate is a solid player,” said Matoaca football coach Justin Parker.  “He can play multiple positions on both sides... Read more
Dale’s Allen headed to ODU
By Luke Krausse After a standout senior season, Thomas Dale football standout Phillip Allen Jr. committed to play at Old Dominion University. According to his Twitter account, @PhillipAllenJr1, this was the cornerback’s third collegiate offer, following Brevard (N.C.) College and UVA-Wise.  “Phillip is long and athletic,” said Thomas Dale... Read more
Matoaca’s Lewis, Coleman get new offers
By Luke Krausse Troy Lewis, a threat on both sides of the ball for Matoaca, has received his fourth offer.  His latest comes from the Air Force.  With his ability, Lewis has also previously received offers from William & Mary, Massachusetts, and Navy. In his junior season, Lewis had... Read more
Thomas Dale’s Jones, Saunders commit
BY LUKE KRAUSSE Judah Jones, who is primarily a defensive player, made his decision to play at North Carolina Wesleyan. The 5-11, 175-pound senior played both outside linebacker and free safety.  In the 2019 season, he had 103 tackles, four sacks, one interception, and one fumble recovery. He was... Read more
Four Knights, one Skyhawk invited to showcase skills in Hawaii
By Luke Krausse Shamus Jones- linebacker/wide receiver Shamus Jones, a defensive and offensive standout at Thomas Dale, has received an invitation to play in the 2021 Hawaii Tiki Bowl Senior All-Star Game this coming winter.  “Shamus is a tall and athletic LB/WR, has been a two year starter... Read more
Bird alums Anderson, Dorsey enter transfer portal
BY LUKE KRAUSSE Former L.C. Bird standout Mykey Anderson is set to transfer at the collegiate level.  Anderson was a part of UVA Wise’s roster for one season.   As a senior at Bird, Anderson received accolades for his play on offense, defense, and special teams. On defense he totaled... Read more
Dale’s Minter commits,  Carter transfers
By Luke Krausse Thomas Dale offensive and defensive lineman T.J. Minter will look to make a strong debut at the collegiate level next season.  The 6-3, 270 pound senior has committed to play at Hampden-Sydney. “T.J. Minter has been a great asset to Thomas Dale football,” said coach Kevin... Read more
Dale alum Sloan named offensive coordinator at Louisiana Tech
Joe Sloan, who played quarterback at Thomas Dale in 2004 and 2005, is now the offensive coordinator for Louisiana Tech’s football team. “I am thankful to Coach Holtz for this opportunity,” said Sloan to Crescent City Sports. “He has done an unbelievable job of building the culture and program... Read more
Gray, Hayden, Simmons earn roster spots
Three Matoaca athletes have been offered roster spots on Division III rosters.  Brendan Gray and Jimmy Hayden were given offers by North Carolina Wesleyan, while Gage Simmons attracted the attention of Bridgewater.  In 2019, Gray rushed for 105 yards on offense, but stood out more on defense, finishing fourth... Read more
Meadowbrook hires Healy to lead football program
This past week, Meadowbrook football introduced a new coach. The school hopes Kevin Healy can turn around a proud program that’s fallen on hard times.  Healy, a coaching veteran served as the offensive coordinator for South Lakes High School in Fairfax for four years, and was named the head... Read more