A local duo comprised of two Thomas Dale alums have been carrying a large portion of the offensive load for the Tigers in 2016. This past Thursday, Hampden-Sydney exploded for 16 runs in a victory over Lynchburg. A pair of sophomores, Maurice “Moe” Gothe and Brian Goodwin delivered the brunt... Read more
Obediah Stith, a tough guard for Matoaca picked up his first college offer to play at the next level. The offer came from Bluefield State College in West Virginia. “It was truly a blessing,” Stith said. “Hard work does pay off.” The senior played mostly point guard for Matoaca,... Read more
Last year’s record of 12-4 had its successes, but Matoaca tennis fell a bit short of the team’s 2014 successes of a Conference 12 championship. With a roster full of returns and an exciting freshman coming aboard, coach Max Ramirez will look to guide the Warriors back to the... Read more
Ashby Commits
Since he stepped on the field at L.C. Bird, Rayshard Ashby has been one of the most dominant players in the Central Region. The linebacker, winner of two state championships and headed into his senior season made his college choice; Virginia Tech. The choice came this past weekend on... Read more
New Meadowbrook softball coach Lisa Keys inherits a program that has struggled for some time now. Once proud, the program has been in a state of rebuilding. Keys is here to change this. “I took this job to grow the program,” said Keys. “My coaching philosophy is physical-mental-emotional development... Read more
BOYS TENNIS Thomas Dale boys tennis finished 7-9 last year and returns three seniors that will lead the way, along with a newcomer that could serve the Knights well in 2016. Top 6 Seeds: 1. Nate Haskins, senior A determined and smart player, Haskins always keeps a level head.... Read more
Boys Soccer The Monarchs fell in the second straight year to a tough Mills Godwin team in the regionals. After losing 2-1 in 2014, they fell 2-0 last season. A host of solid returning players and one of the deepest Meadowbrook squads will take aim at a Conference 12... Read more
Boys Soccer Coming off a Conference 12 Championship and a 5A South region appearance, Matoaca boys soccer will look to quickly reload and fend off Meadowbrook once again for a championship. Last year’s 13-2-3 season culminated in a defensive battle, a 1-0 loss to Hermitage. Three key components of... Read more
Matoaca will bring a young team to the table in 2016. The loss of two big time seniors in Allie Fitzke and Taylor Patterson will hurt, but second-year coach Greg Hunt has a number of younger players ready to go, and a sophomore hurler that will be the center... Read more
Despite a valiant come back attempt in the fourth quarter, L.C. Bird fell to Potomac in the 5A state championship. The title was the second in three years for Potomac. Charles Falden made his name even more known as he almost single handedly took the game over, scoring 19... Read more