“Boogie” Henderson presents commemorative golden football
Former Green Bay Packers fullback, Super Bowl XXXI champion and Thomas Dale graduate William “Boogie” Henderson visited Thomas Dale High School on October 23, and presented a commemorative Wilson Golden Football. The presentation was part of the Super Bowl High School Honor Roll that celebrates high schools and communities... Read more
Village News Top 5: Week 8
1. L.C. Bird (8-0) The Skyhawks rolled over George Wythe. There’s not much to say other than that L.C. Bird will very likely be the top seed in both this poll, and the 5A South region, meaning they will host their playoff games as long as they win up... Read more
Midlo Grads’ Time to Shine on the National Stage
First Omar Howard and Madison Day were Trojans. Then they became Spiders. The two athletes journeys started on the same field and now their paths have crossed again. Now they are preparing for a giant game as Richmond takes on James Madison. This year’s rendition should be an epic... Read more
Crossover

Crossover

FootballUncategorized October 21, 2015

Smaller schools thrive off multi-sport athletes. In the past, Matoaca was a small school, a tiny one – not always the 5A school they are today. These athletes make up a significant part of the school’s history and a change from the Wing-T to the spread has a few... Read more
Football Recaps: Week 7
Meadowbrook 21, Matoaca 14 In what was perhaps one of the most thrilling games of the weekend, Meadowbrook (3-4) knocked off Matoaca (5-2) on the strength of two key turnovers and a last-second goal line stand. Running the wildcat with Jamison Harrison at quarterback most of the fourth quarter,... Read more
Village News Sports Top 5: Week 7
1. L.C. Bird 7-0 Cosby kept things interesting for a while in this game scoreboard wise, but were never really that close to scratching the armor of L.C. Bird. The Titans do get a feather in their cap for trailing by two scores deep into the fourth quarter, and... Read more
Triumph in the Face of Adversity
While everyone may deserve a second chance, not everyone gets one. A former Thomas Dale running back had to break more than tackles in his high school career, battling adversity to triumph on the field. As a senior with a nagging ankle injury, he rushed for 1,010 yards and... Read more
C.J. Reavis has found plenty of college interest at Eastern Mississippi after being dismissed from Virginia Tech. Per his twitter account, a “monster” has been created, and he’s been playing like one. Reavis has 23 tackles, six pass break-ups and two interceptions, one that went for a touchdown. First... Read more
L.C. Bird linebacker Isaiah Moore (6-2, 210) has picked up his first offer from Old Dominion University. The junior made varsity as a sophomore and earned a starting position, improving as the season went along, stepping up big in the postseason, especially against Salem (Virginia Beach) in the state... Read more
Speaking of offers, former Matoaca wideout and current Trinity Episcopal receiver Trevion Armstrong announced his college commitment at Trinity’s homecoming game last Friday. He’ll be playing his college football at the University of Nevada, the Wolfpack. Armstrong transferred along with quarterback Blake Bowen after the 2013 season. He fielded... Read more