First year head coach D.L. Johnson entered his first season with a goal of achieving a .500 record. His team outperformed that goal, finishing the regular season 7-3 and earning a playoff berth in an ultra-competitive 5A South. While they fell to then three-time defending state champions L.C. Bird... Read more
Before he’s even stepped on a high school football field, his name is already known. If one hasn’t heard, here’s your chance. Chris Tyree. More importantly, college recruiters have already learned his name. As a result, the rising freshman at Thomas Dale picked up his second offer this past... Read more
A leader is someone who demonstrates what’s possible. Thomas Dale’s Matt Lawton emerged from a two-quarterback system early last season and came out on the other side as a team leader. That leadership has been rewarded, as the Knights quarterback received his first offer from Chowan University, in Murfreesboro,... Read more
By Thomas C. Dozier Paul “Bear” Bryant once said, “If you believe in yourself and have dedication and pride – and never quit, you’ll be a winner. The price of victory is high but so are the rewards.” Well, Meadowbrook rising senior Jordan Jeter is starting to feel his... Read more
By Harrison Louis If you want to get better, sometimes you need to take a step outside your comfort zone, get some fresh air, and remind yourself of who you are and who you want to be. Mariel Jennings has taken stock of his life and now knows where... Read more
By Thomas Dozier Some people come into your life and you just know you will never be able to replace them if they left. Shedrick McCall III, a rising senior at L. C. Bird, knows this all too well. After his recruiting train had left the station with an... Read more
A free football camp began Monday, June 20 and will continue through Saturday July 30. This is the first annual free football camp sponsored by the Chesterfield Giants and the Chesterfield Metro Youth Football League. The Chesterfield Metro Youth Football (CMYFL) was established in 1998, CMYFL offers a truly... Read more
Former L.C. Bird linebacker and Virginia Tech standout Deon Clarke graduated as a Hokie this past May. Now, he’ll be a bird of flight. The All-ACC performer signed as an undrafted free agent with the Seattle Seahawks. He said via his Facebook page: “From little league to the blue... Read more
Thomas Dale wide receiver Brian Bullock, an athlete with Division I potential, will start his college career at Lackawanna Community College in Pennsylvania, joining two other former Knights in Eric Finney and Khalid Morris and a former rival in Daijaune Dorsey (L.C. Bird). “He’s the best wide receiver to... Read more
Meadowbrook High School invites area coaches to their football camp being held Saturday, May 7 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The cost to attend is $25 per individual in advance ($30 at the door) and $100 per staff (up to 10). Highlights of the camp will be NFL... Read more