Matoaca, Bird topple foes
By Joe Short and Soren Rutherford Matoaca 22, J.R. Tucker 3 In their home opener, the Matoaca High Warriors put on a showing in all three phases of the game. In so doing, they elevated their record to 2-1. Their defense wreaked havoc all night. Troy Lewis and Ricarlos... Read more
Remembering 9-11
Tough week for area footballers
By Soren Rutherford and Joe Short Hermitage 21, Thomas Dale 19 In a game that went down to the wire, Hermitage made a late fourth-quarter stand to take victory from a Thomas Dale team that came in having allowed no points from their opponents. With 2 minutes remaining, Hermitage... Read more
Williams commits to U of Richmond
Thomas Dale High School’s starting quarterback and defensive back, Jasiah Williams, made his college choice in front of teammates and family last week. He will be attending the University of Richmond. “Jasiah is one of the hardest working kids we’ve ever had play for us,” Thomas Dale coach Kevin... Read more
Harris, Ashby, Elliott excelling on pro and college gridiron
This offseason, the Minnesota Vikings signed L.C. Bird alum Anthony Harris to a $3 million contract.  In just the opening week of the NFL season, it’s already paying dividends. Harris intercepted two passes in Minnesota’s 28-13 victory over Atlanta Sunday afternoon.  Last season, he intercepted a career-high three passes,... Read more
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