Football roundup: Dale rolls in ‘Battle of Chester,’ Matoaca’s Redmon hits overtime FG
By Soren Rutherford and Joe Short Thomas Dale 28, L.C Bird 0 Thomas Dale continued their good start to the 2019 season by shutting out rival L.C. Bird and winning the Battle of Chester. The Knights have won two of the last three meetings between the crosstown rivals.  Dale’s... Read more
Remember when: Knights undefeated
The 1954 Thomas Dale High School football team went 9-0 under the tutelage of coach Ed Karpus. It was the first time the Knights were undefeated. The following players were named to the All-Suburban team: Bobby Dale, Mack Daniels, Buzzy Haymans, H.O. Lyne and Bruce Nunnally. Read more
Matoaca golf looks to continue excellence,  L.C. Bird pushes to improve under Dutton
By Soren Rutherford In his 15th season as head coach for Matoaca High’s golf program, John Hall believes his team will continue to win and be competitive. In the span of those 15 seasons, Hall said the Warriors have dominated the Central District and been remained competitive in the... Read more
Knights  looking to win state
Despite losing two college talents and three first-team all-state contributors, coach Joshua Forbes actually thinks that this year’s rendition of Thomas Dale High School boys volleyball could be better. “We have so much balance,” Forbes said. “We have a team full of guys who could be our go-to guy... Read more
Dale, Bird get new athletic directors
Thomas Dale, L.C. Bird get new athletic directors TDHS: Richard Talman 1.What are your credentials for the job? Previous experience? I’ve spent 12 years working in collegiate athletics and campus recreation. Most recently I served as the sports director at the Shady Grove YMCA. I started my career at... Read more
Football recaps

Football recaps

FootballSports September 2, 2019

By Soren Rutherford and Josh Mathews Thomas Dale 58, Cosby 0 Thomas Dale was nothing short of extraordinary Friday, shutting out Cosby 58-0 in an electrifying effort on both sides of the football. Running back Chris Tyree led an exhilarating offensive display as he rushed for 117 yards and... Read more
Thomas Dale, L.C. Bird field hockey teams strive for improvement
By Soren Rutherford Thomas Dale In her first year coaching the varsity, Emily Vayo has vast plans and goals for the Thomas Dale Knights. Seeing as the program had its struggles last year, finishing 5-10, the Knights have a new outlook. “Overall, we have a fairly young team this... Read more

Sports slate

Sports August 27, 2019

FOOTBALL Thurs., Aug. 29: L.C. Bird at Oscar Smith (Chesapeake), 6 p.m. scrimmage Henrico at Meadowbrook, 7 p.m. Fri., Aug. 30 Cosby at Thomas Dale, 7 p.m. BYE week: Matoaca GIRLS VOLLEYBALL Wed., Aug. 28: TDHS at Clover Hill, 7:15 p.m. Meadowbrook at Highland Springs, 6 p.m. Thurs., Aug.... Read more
Football: Warriors getting ready to battle
By Joe Short Matoaca High School didn’t have an ideal season in their 2018 campaign. The Warriors finished 3-7. Three of those victories came in the final four contests, and there was a more positive vibe coming from the Matoaca locker room at the end of the year. Notable... Read more
Woodland Pond swim team graduates
These members of the Woodland Pond swim team have graduated high school and are moving on. From left, Zak Sandlin, Madison Clark, Michael Senter, Grace Puleo, Danielle Ertzner, coach Meredith Daley, Ryan Polino, Olivia Willis and Jacob Wills. Read more