Matoaca’s Providence gets several college offers
With Matoaca High School’s long history of producing quality linemen, it may come as no surprise that they have another to ascend to the college ranks: senior Justin Providence. “Justin is hard working, versatile and smart,” Matoaca coach Jay Parker said. “He brings a lot to the table as... Read more
Payoute signs, Stenglein and Anderson get offers
L.C. Bird High School’s football program celebrated a big-time signing during the NCAA’s early signing period, which began this past week. Quarterback and defensive back Jaden Payoute signed a letter of intent to become a Virginia Tech Hokie. “It’s a very big weight (off my shoulders). It’s finally over... Read more
A duo of talented athletes from Troy Taylor’s roster saw the fruits of their hard work as both lineman DeMarkus Dancey and offensive lineman/linebacker C.J. Lynch picked up offers from West Virginia Wesleyan. At 6-3, 265 pounds, Dancey is a force on both the offensive and defensive line. He... Read more
Thomas Dale duo nabs ‘Power 5’ offers
Chris Tyree’s name has been in the headlines for the past three years, even longer if you consider the level he was playing at in middle school. However, the Thomas Dale High School junior continues to reap the benefits of his athleticism on the field and a strong work... Read more
Spring Run defeats Salem to win minors championship
The Chesterfield Quarterback League, whose minor division includes 8- and 9-year-olds, hosted its annual Super Bowl on Saturday morning at Cosby High School. The Spring Run Huskies defeated the Salem Cowboys 19-6. Spring Run was the northern champion, and Salem was the southern champion. Tyqwez Jones scored Salem’s only... Read more
Despite a challenging season for head coach Chamont Thompson and the Meadowbrook High Monarchs, a silver lining is that the program developed at least two more college prospects. Running back Paul Davis recently received an offer from the University of Virginia-Wise, and defensive lineman/tight end Frank Howard got an... Read more
Knights, Skyhawks come up short in playoffs
  Above: Thomas Dale quarterback Jasiah Williams runs the pigskin; Mykael ‘Mykey’ Anderson kneels after L.C. Bird’s loss to Henrico. Manchester 48, Thomas Dale 7 The Manchester High Lancers used the arm of quarterback and Notre Dame commit Brendon Clark and the capable legs of running back Isaiah Todd to eliminate... Read more
Knights, Skyhawks advance to next round
ABOVE: Ejay Walker looks for a receiver. He found A.J. Chavis on a screen pass that went for the game’s only score. L.C. Bird 49, Douglas Freeman 14 The L.C. Bird High Skyhawks cruised in the first round of the Class 5 playoffs by scoring 35 unanswered points to... Read more
Knights rumble past Royals, Skyhawks top Titans; Matoaca, Meadowbrook fall
ABOVE: Deangelo Gray cuts back while running the football during gridiron action last week. (Rob’s DigiPix) Thomas Dale 48, Prince George 20 In what head coach Kevin Tucker called a “sloppy” game for Thomas Dale High School, the result looked awfully good on paper. The Knights improved to 8-2 with... Read more
Former Skyhawks coach, players coaching success at Glen Allen
ABOVE: From left, Terrance Ervin, Salvatore Camp, Torrey Pettis and Quentin Hall. Under former L.C. Bird High assistant football coach Salvatore Camp, and with the help of three L.C. Bird graduates, Glen Allen High School is currently 7-2 on the year. The Jaguars’ highest win total since the school opened... Read more