Snead Gets Another Snap, Scholarship
All Thomas Dale offensive lineman Robert Snead wanted last year was one more snap with his teammates. Not only will the rising senior get that, but he will also play football at James Madison University in the fall of 2016. “I didn’t want to wait any longer,” Snead said.... Read more
The L. C. Bird Hall of Fame committee would like to announce the newest members to be elected to the Sports Hall of Fame. They are: Amy Bradley – basketball, soccer, volleyball, tennis and track; Emily Michalek – soccer; Alex Brown – golf; John Taylor – football and baseball;... Read more
Anderson Sets Sights on Old Dominion
Dating back to last summer, L.C. Bird baseball alum Corey Anderson and his mother Sonya Anderson were not sure if he would be able to take the field this spring due to a herinated disc in his back. The injury likely cost Anderson valuable time to be viewed by... Read more
The Post 284 Bucs defeated the rival Pirates last Friday in the first game of a double header that was shortened by rain. Grant Boyd (King College), a graduate of Matoaca High School has been swinging a hot bat over the last week. Boyd, along with Colonial Heights’ slugger... Read more
Jaeckle to Transfer Funds to Landscape Gwaltney Field
Supervisor Jaeckle has requested the Board transfer $6,275 from the Bermuda District Improvement Fund to the Parks and Recreation Department to purchase and install landscaping as part of a landscape improvement project along the fenceline of Gwaltney Baseball Field at Thomas Dale High School. The board can transfer funds... Read more
By Raven Williams and Cory Van Dyke BASEBALL Nathan Eaton Thomas Dale Senior Pitcher/Shortstop Nathan Eaton has been the spark plug for Thomas Dale’s baseball team all year long, whether he was on the mound as the staff’s ace or batting lead-off to get the offense started.  On the... Read more
More than 4,400 Chesterfield students received their high school diplomas June 4 through June 8 during graduation ceremonies at VCU’s Siegel Center. Only one high school principal is retiring: This year’s graduation was Principal Steve Cunningham’s 11th and final Matoaca High School graduation ceremony; he has worked 36 years... Read more
Proud parents Greg and Kim Lanier last week accompanied their son Andrew Lanier as he signed a letter of intent to run cross country for Longwood University. Andrew is a standout on the Matoaca Warrior cross country and track teams where he qualified for regionals freshman through senior year... Read more
L.C. Bird High School would like to announce the L.C. Bird Basketball Skills Camp 2015. The camp, which will take place from June 15 to 19, is for girls ages six to 16. The camp will be headed by L.C. Bird’s Coach Chevette Waller, who has over 15 years... Read more
A weak link causes a chain to break under pressure. That’s been the message and theme of the 2015 Thomas Dale track season started by head coach Jamarri Price. The chain that’s been forged by the Knights this season is as strong as ever. In a true team effort,... Read more