LC Bird Girls Basketball Preview
L.C. Bird girls’ basketball continued their run of excellence by qualifying for the state tournament once again. After winning 17 games, they fell to Princess Anne 65-43. This season, they’re back, and armed with a new weapon and despite the loss of three seniors, are ready to make a... Read more
Thomas Dale Girls Basketball Preview
Once a top program, Thomas Dale has slowly been closing the gap back to being a contender under coach Leon Gholson, who enters his fifth season. Their 16-7 mark last year was the best during Gholson’s tenure. The Knights fell to Cosby in the region at semi-finals, 58-47.  Departures:... Read more
Matoaca Girls Basketball Preview
Matoaca girls’ basketball had a landmark season under Glenna Lewis, winning 18 games and advancing to the second round of the region 5B tournament, where the team fell to Highland Springs. This year, they lost just two players, and five seniors return. This is a group that’s clearly hungry... Read more
Meadowbrook Girls Basketball Preview
By Soren Rutherford After completing a regular season that saw Meadowbrook finish with an 11-11 record and a loss in the 5B quarterfinals to Highland Springs, 74-46. head coach Daniel Connor and the Monarchs are looking to have the same success they had two years ago, when they went... Read more
Dale drops Ocean Lakes 36-6
Will play Oscar Smith for region title Thomas Dale traveled to Ocean Lakes for the second round for the Region 6A playoffs and brought a storm the Dolphins couldn’t withstand. The Knights scored early, the defense clamped down, and special teams made plays as the maroon and gray dominated... Read more
L.C. Bird’s Barfield picks UVA

L.C. Bird running back and linebacker Chris Barfield has made his college decision. He’ll attend the University of Virginia and will have preferred walk-on status.

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Knights oust Grizzlies

Knights oust Grizzlies

Football November 23, 2019

By Soren Rutherford Thomas Dale 55, Grassfield 28 They say that it’s all about peaking at the right time. It appears as if Thomas Dale is doing just that and building momentum. Entering the playoffs riding a three-game winning streak, they made it four by defeating Grassfield 55-28 in... Read more
Six Warriors sign their letters of intent
Lucas Carmichael Baseball William and Mary  Carmichael was recruited by a litany of schools in Virginia. He ended up choosing the College of William & Mary. The senior felt as if it was a good academic fit, and said he loved the coaching staff. Carmichael burst onto the recruiting... Read more
Matoaca advances to first state tournament
When a goal from Morgan Mick hit the back of the box, it gave Matoaca a 1-0 lead over Glen Allen. That goal was what propelled the Warriors to their first state tournament.  But a lot more went into the making of the team.  The roots can be traced... Read more
Williams accounts for 7 TDs in Knights’ win, Bird gets a victory, Matoaca, MBK fall
Photos by Rob’s DigiPix Story by Josh Mathews, Soren Rutherford and Joe Short Dale 46, Dinwiddie 44 They say that lightning doesn’t strike in the same place twice. That might be right, but when it comes to catching game-winning touchdowns, Thomas Dale High running back DeAngelo Gray might be... Read more