A pair of Matoaca alums has performed for No. 16 Randolph-Macon baseball on a team stocked with talent from the 804. Senior Travis Lodge has emerged as a top offensive threat for the Yellow Jackets, leading the team with a .425 batting average with three home runs and ten... Read more
Virginia Tech on Haskett’s trail Excitement for Virginia Tech basketball is reaching levels it has not in years after Buzz Williams’ improvement of the program from a cellar-dweller to a bubble team for this year’s NCAA tournament. Excitement for the program may be at its highest; a high point... Read more
Things didn’t look so bright for Matoaca wrestling during the regular season. People said that their run was over. Some even said they felt as though new coach Hal Miles had allowed the program to decline. If you formed either of these opinions during the season, you were wrong.... Read more
When Andrew White Sr. started playing basketball, it was probably reminiscent of the opening scene of Space Jam. In the 1950s, White Sr. played semi-competitive basketball in King and Queen County on dirt courts. At the time, he did not have an idea of what he was starting. Later,... Read more
Thomas Dale two-way football standout Max Evans recently announced he will attend Chowan University this fall. Evans’s senior year at Thomas Dale was his first on the gridiron. The 6-5, 260 pound all-around athlete originally chose to pursue a career in basketball. According to Max, it did not take... Read more
Matoaca’s two-time defending state heavyweight champion Anthony Helm recently announced he will attend Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University this fall. Helm chose VT over The University of Virginia. A lifelong Hokie fan, Anthony says he has always seen himself in Blacksburg. “I have always been a VT fan... Read more
Brianna Simon, Field Hockey – Ferrum College Tucker McKay, Track and Field – Roanoke College Adonte Braxton, Football – Global Institute of Technology Chris Artis, Football – Chowan University Taylor McNeely, Volleyball – Bridgewater College Heidi Grossnickle, Volleyball – Eastern Mennonite University Kumonde Hines, Football – Texas State University Kier Townsend, Football – Rhode Island University Jalen... Read more
1600M Run- Girls 1. Kristy White (LCB) 6:04.70 2. Madeleine Henry (LCB) 6:06.64 3. Emma Miller (LCB) 6:06.65 3200M Run- Girls 1. Madeleine Henry (LCB) 13:32.01 2. Kristy White (LCB) 13:35.77 3. Emma Miller (LCB) 13:45.84 4X200 Relay- Girls 1. Highland Springs 1:52.50 2. Prince George 1:55.54 3. L.C.... Read more
MATOACA Matoaca Warriors are the Conference 12 2016 tournament champions and finished with 246.5 points. Anthony Helm won conference most outstanding wrestler, but Matoaca’s success can be attributed to their depth – they are sending a representative to the regional tournament in every weight class. Regional Qualifiers: Sam Braswell... Read more
Kier Townsend commits to Rhode Island University Underrated. Overlooked. Those are ugly words in the athletic community. College recruiters are the tireless type though, sifting through the sand for a diamond. Kier Townsend believes he that could be that player. “In my opinion I was overlooked and it just... Read more