A South No. 3 Thomas Dale 33 No. 6 James River 9 By Andy BaldacciIn The first round of the 6A South playoffs, the No. 3 seed Thomas Dale played host to the No. 6 seed James River Friday and the Knights came away with a defensive-aided 33-9 win.... Read more
Thomas Dale 36 Matoaca 21 By Zach Long – In a regular season finale with playoff implications, Thomas Dale downed Matoaca 36-21. The game looked to be a tight battle, as the score was 14-14 at halftime. However, the game ended up being a tale of two halves. With... Read more
by Zach Long – Virginia Tech, over the last decade or so, has been a premier Division I college football program. With that being said, premier programs need premier players, and L.C. Bird has proved to produce plenty. L.C. Bird defensive end Hakeem Beamon received his second scholarship offer... Read more
Thomas Dale 18, Meadowbrook 6 By Zach Long – Thomas Dale and Meadowbrook have produced several tight, gritty games over the past few years, and this season’s meeting was no different. Thomas Dale downed Meadowbrook 18-6 Friday. High-octane freshman Chris Tyree scored on the opening kickoff for 83 yards... Read more
From left to right Row 1: Jacob Hevener, Kevin McNeilly, Evan Wade, Austin Gruwell, Matthew Patterson, Nathan Arapoff, Kevin Shaw, Jared Velez, Luis Delgado, Cullen Hoover Row 2: Madison Overgard, Maddie Wade, Addison Winter, Jordyn Flood, Tiara Blevins Read more
By Zach Long Thomas Dale 42, Petersburg 12 It was a beautiful night for a homecoming football game at Ed Karpus Field, and the Thomas Dale home crowd was out in full force. In the end, Thomas Dale extinguished Petersburg 42-12 Friday. On the Knights’ first possession, five different players... Read more
Dinwiddie had racked up points and defensive stops on the way to an unbeaten record heading into Friday’s Central District match-up with visiting Thomas Dale. While the Generals emerged with a 28-19 victory, things didn’t look so good for the home team as the evening progressed. “I was concerned... Read more
By Zach Long Thomas Dale 56, Colonial Heights 7 The Thomas Dale “Dark Zone” defense continues to impress in a 56-7 victory over Colonial Heights. The Knights only needed 39 snaps on offense to score 56 points, as the defense racked up three touchdowns. The Knights have scored 44... Read more
When you play three of the best teams in the area to start your season every year, you’re going to take your lumps. You might even get beat up. But not this time. Meadowbrook was getting progressively better, with each start. As a result, surprised the top-ranked team in... Read more
By Josh Mathews & Zach Long Thomas Dale 22, Varina 13 The Knights’ “Dark Zone” defense returned against Varina this past week as Thomas Dale didn’t allow an offensive touchdown in 22-13 victory over the Blue Devils. Thomas Dale kicker Austin Feeser booted a 37-yard field goal to give... Read more