Harris, Ashby, Elliott excelling on pro and college gridiron
This offseason, the Minnesota Vikings signed L.C. Bird alum Anthony Harris to a $3 million contract.  In just the opening week of the NFL season, it’s already paying dividends. Harris intercepted two passes in Minnesota’s 28-13 victory over Atlanta Sunday afternoon.  Last season, he intercepted a career-high three passes,... Read more
Football roundup: Dale rolls in ‘Battle of Chester,’ Matoaca’s Redmon hits overtime FG
By Soren Rutherford and Joe Short Thomas Dale 28, L.C Bird 0 Thomas Dale continued their good start to the 2019 season by shutting out rival L.C. Bird and winning the Battle of Chester. The Knights have won two of the last three meetings between the crosstown rivals.  Dale’s... Read more
Remember when: Knights undefeated
The 1954 Thomas Dale High School football team went 9-0 under the tutelage of coach Ed Karpus. It was the first time the Knights were undefeated. The following players were named to the All-Suburban team: Bobby Dale, Mack Daniels, Buzzy Haymans, H.O. Lyne and Bruce Nunnally. Read more
Football recaps

Football recaps

FootballSports September 2, 2019

By Soren Rutherford and Josh Mathews Thomas Dale 58, Cosby 0 Thomas Dale was nothing short of extraordinary Friday, shutting out Cosby 58-0 in an electrifying effort on both sides of the football. Running back Chris Tyree led an exhilarating offensive display as he rushed for 117 yards and... Read more
Football: Warriors getting ready to battle
By Joe Short Matoaca High School didn’t have an ideal season in their 2018 campaign. The Warriors finished 3-7. Three of those victories came in the final four contests, and there was a more positive vibe coming from the Matoaca locker room at the end of the year. Notable... Read more
Skyhawks welcome new faces, ready to play Bird football
L.C. Bird finished last season 9-3, beating Glen Allen in the first round of the region 5B playoffs in coach Troy Taylor’s first year at the helm. The Skyhawks sent three student athletes to play college football at the next level, including one of the area’s biggest recruits in... Read more
Knights look to stay healthy, hungry for playoffs
Last season, Thomas Dale finished 9-3. That’s an excellent year by any standards, but when you consider what could have been, you wonder what the team may have done if it wasn’t for an onslaught of injuries. The Knights’ coaching staff had to dig deeper into the depth chart... Read more
Thomas Dale 8/30 vs. Cosby  9/6 at L.C. Bird 9/13 at Hermitage 9/20 BYE WEEK 9/27 vs. Petersburg 10/4 at Hopewell 10/11 vs. Meadowbrook 10/18 vs. Prince George 10/25 at Matoaca 11/1 vs. Granby (Senior Night) 11/8 at Dinwiddie Matoaca 8/30 BYE WEEK 9/6 at Powhatan (7:30 p.m.) 9/13... Read more
Brown gets offer from UVA
L.C. Bird High School has seen a constant stream of college interest in their athletes, and running back Ramon Brown may be making headlines for years to come. This week, he received an offer from the University of Virginia. “Brown is a gifted athlete, and he works hard,” coach... Read more
Fowler-Davis gets offers from Liberty, Notre Dame
Meadowbrook High School football had a rough season in head coach Chamont Thompson’s first year, but the Monarchs still managed to see athletes such as Paul Davis and Frank Howard go to the next level. Now, they’ve got a budding recruit on their hands in Tre Fowler-Davis. The rising... Read more