Football Recaps: Week 7
Meadowbrook 21, Matoaca 14 In what was perhaps one of the most thrilling games of the weekend, Meadowbrook (3-4) knocked off Matoaca (5-2) on the strength of two key turnovers and a last-second goal line stand. Running the wildcat with Jamison Harrison at quarterback most of the fourth quarter,... Read more
Elizabeth Davis Middle Host “Pink Out” Game
The Elizabeth Davis Lady Ravens basketball team will be hosting their second annual “Breast Cancer Awareness” game on Thursday, October 22 at 3:15 p.m. The Ravens will host crosstown rival Carver. The game is in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness. Coach Braxton Byerson encourages the community to come out... Read more
Village News Sports Top 5: Week 7
1. L.C. Bird 7-0 Cosby kept things interesting for a while in this game scoreboard wise, but were never really that close to scratching the armor of L.C. Bird. The Titans do get a feather in their cap for trailing by two scores deep into the fourth quarter, and... Read more
Triumph in the Face of Adversity
While everyone may deserve a second chance, not everyone gets one. A former Thomas Dale running back had to break more than tackles in his high school career, battling adversity to triumph on the field. As a senior with a nagging ankle injury, he rushed for 1,010 yards and... Read more
C.J. Reavis has found plenty of college interest at Eastern Mississippi after being dismissed from Virginia Tech. Per his twitter account, a “monster” has been created, and he’s been playing like one. Reavis has 23 tackles, six pass break-ups and two interceptions, one that went for a touchdown. First... Read more
L.C. Bird linebacker Isaiah Moore (6-2, 210) has picked up his first offer from Old Dominion University. The junior made varsity as a sophomore and earned a starting position, improving as the season went along, stepping up big in the postseason, especially against Salem (Virginia Beach) in the state... Read more
Speaking of offers, former Matoaca wideout and current Trinity Episcopal receiver Trevion Armstrong announced his college commitment at Trinity’s homecoming game last Friday. He’ll be playing his college football at the University of Nevada, the Wolfpack. Armstrong transferred along with quarterback Blake Bowen after the 2013 season. He fielded... Read more
Justin Harper, a product of Meadowbrook High and the University of Richmond is currently playing with the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets pre-season. Brooklyn signed Harper on September 18, following a rock-solid season with Felice Scandone in Italy’s Series A league. On October 8, Harper scored 11 points and grabbed three... Read more
Equestrians Earn 4-H Prizes
The 2015 Virginia State 4-H Championship Horse and Pony Show was held Sept. 10-13 in Lexington’s Virginia Horse Center. This statewide horse show hosts more than 700 youth from across the state, who compete in a wide variety of contests, as well as the State Championship Horse and Pony... Read more
Game Recaps: Football Week 6
Thomas Dale 28, Dinwiddie 13 The Knights’ defense rose to the occasion, defeating the Generals 28-13 on Saturday afternoon at Ed Karpus field. Thomas Dale jumped out to a 7-0 lead when Dinwiddie punter Joseph Tyree’s knee touched the ground on a kick. Matt Lawton ran a QB sneak... Read more