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
Skyhawks welcome new faces, ready to play Bird football
L.C. Bird finished last season 9-3, beating Glen Allen in the first round of the region 5B playoffs in coach Troy Taylor’s first year at the helm. The Skyhawks sent three student athletes to play college football at the next level, including one of the area’s biggest recruits in... Read more
Knights look to stay healthy, hungry for playoffs
Last season, Thomas Dale finished 9-3. That’s an excellent year by any standards, but when you consider what could have been, you wonder what the team may have done if it wasn’t for an onslaught of injuries. The Knights’ coaching staff had to dig deeper into the depth chart... Read more
New medley relay records
The Woodland Pond swim team recently set new league medley relay records. The new 200-meter time is 2.00.34 and the 200-yard time is 1.46.10. From left, Ryan Polino, Campbell Garrett, Trey Gardiner and Kate Stanko. Polino does backstroke, Garrett the breaststroke, Gardiner the butterfly and Stanko the freestyle. Read more
Thomas Dale 8/30 vs. Cosby  9/6 at L.C. Bird 9/13 at Hermitage 9/20 BYE WEEK 9/27 vs. Petersburg 10/4 at Hopewell 10/11 vs. Meadowbrook 10/18 vs. Prince George 10/25 at Matoaca 11/1 vs. Granby (Senior Night) 11/8 at Dinwiddie Matoaca 8/30 BYE WEEK 9/6 at Powhatan (7:30 p.m.) 9/13... Read more
Ettrick cruises past Dinwiddie, captures BIB crown
In its first season as a new organization, Chesterfield Youth Baseball produced a champion at the Hopewell Optimist Club tournament. They followed it up by winning the 62nd annual Boys Invitational Baseball tournament (11- and 12-year-olds) in convincing fashion Saturday night, beating Dinwiddie National 16-0 in a game called... Read more