Football Preview: Colonial Heights
For the first time in years, there was a positive buzz around Colonial Heights football. Sure, it was just two wins to begin the season, but after 27 straight losses, it was a reason to celebrate. Students gained interest, fans came back, and that success was another part of... Read more
Football Preview: Dinwiddie
A full season removed from the school’s first state championship in school history, coach Billy Mills guided a very young Generals team to a 9-3 record last year and a playoff victory over I.C. Norcom before falling to eventual champion Lake Taylor in the second round. “Last year we... Read more
Football Preview: Thomas Dale
Thomas Dale, showing improvement in each of the last three seasons, hopes to continue that trend this year. In 2012, the Knights uncharacteristically struggled to a 4-6 record. In 2013, a 6-4 squad made the playoffs. Last season, a talented bunch won nine games, including a first round triple-overtime... Read more
Football Preview: Matoaca
After 29 years under the tutelage of coach Pat Manuel, the longtime coach retired, now, D.L. Johnson will take the reins of Matoaca’s program. A former coach in Eastern Ohio, Johnson takes a disciplined approach to the game and plans to elevate his team’s football IQ to help them... Read more

Complete 2015 schedule for Chesterfield and the Tri-Cities varsity football programs.

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Bird’s the Word for the Herd
When Michael Birdsong takes the field for his first game as starting quarterback for Marshall University, there will probably be some jitters. When the crowd chants its famous chorus of “We Are Marshall,” there’s likely to be a shiver down his spine. On Sept. 6, it’s go time for... Read more
Gerard Johnson Wins Starting RB Role at NSU
After transferring to Norfolk State from Old Dominion this past spring, Gerard Johnson was eager to get on the field and show what he could do. After a strong spring practice and game, former Virginia State head coach turned Spartans coach, Latrell Scott said that Johnson would be the... Read more
Snead Gets Another Snap, Scholarship
All Thomas Dale offensive lineman Robert Snead wanted last year was one more snap with his teammates. Not only will the rising senior get that, but he will also play football at James Madison University in the fall of 2016. “I didn’t want to wait any longer,” Snead said.... Read more
Ant Harris will get his shot at the NFL. While the L.C. Bird alumnus and former UVa safety was not selected in this past weekend’s NFL Draft- he was signed by the Minnesota Vikings in the frenzy of free agents signings that occur after the draft ends. “Proud to... Read more
According to linebacker Demond Bailey, one of Meadowbrook’s defensive leaders, there’s something different about this year’s version of the Monarchs. “There’s a big difference,” said Bailey. “The whole team is all in.” Bailey, who himself is a story of “being all-in,” comes back after a concussion knocked him out... Read more