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
L.C. BIRD 33, THOMAS DALE 0 L.C. Bird’s defense reigned supreme in the Battle of Chester, holding Thomas Dale to less than 100 total yards of offense as Bird cruised to victory 33-0. The Knights weren’t able to sustain a long drive, and they picked at the Skyhawks’ defense,... Read more
Thomas Dale 36, Cosby 6 Just when doubt clouded the Knights’ season opener and first few weeks of the season, the Dark Zone arrived. Thomas Dale turned two turnovers into touchdowns, amassed eight sacks, and held Cosby’s standout running back (Joe Hunt-put in if it is?) to just 31... Read more
A sign of an excellent program, one that has reached dynasty levels, is an 11-1 season being considered an off year. That’s exactly what L.C. Bird did last year, falling short of its fourth consecutive 5A state championship as they fell to Hermitage in second round. The Skyhawks have... Read more