Matoaca’s Providence gets several college offers
With Matoaca High School’s long history of producing quality linemen, it may come as no surprise that they have another to ascend to the college ranks: senior Justin Providence. “Justin is hard working, versatile and smart,” Matoaca coach Jay Parker said. “He brings a lot to the table as... Read more

Sports December 24, 2018

Payoute signs, Stenglein and Anderson get offers
L.C. Bird High School’s football program celebrated a big-time signing during the NCAA’s early signing period, which began this past week. Quarterback and defensive back Jaden Payoute signed a letter of intent to become a Virginia Tech Hokie. “It’s a very big weight (off my shoulders). It’s finally over... Read more
All state parks will offer free parking all day, Jan. 1, 2019, and the first 100 visitors to each park will receive a special bumper sticker. Two contests give visitors two opportunities to win gift certificates valued at up to $500. Participants can be eligible to win prizes by... Read more
County champs!

County champs!

BasketballSports December 18, 2018

ABOVE: The Matoaca Middle School girls basketball team recently won the Chesterfield County championship and finished the season with a 12-1 record. The team was honored at the Dec. 12 board of supervisors meeting. From left: assistant coach Donald Pollard, head coach Kim Pond, Brianna Montalvo, Alexa Whitlow, Ava Walker,... Read more
A duo of talented athletes from Troy Taylor’s roster saw the fruits of their hard work as both lineman DeMarkus Dancey and offensive lineman/linebacker C.J. Lynch picked up offers from West Virginia Wesleyan. At 6-3, 265 pounds, Dancey is a force on both the offensive and defensive line. He... Read more
Thomas Dale duo nabs ‘Power 5’ offers
Chris Tyree’s name has been in the headlines for the past three years, even longer if you consider the level he was playing at in middle school. However, the Thomas Dale High School junior continues to reap the benefits of his athleticism on the field and a strong work... Read more
Spring Run defeats Salem to win minors championship
The Chesterfield Quarterback League, whose minor division includes 8- and 9-year-olds, hosted its annual Super Bowl on Saturday morning at Cosby High School. The Spring Run Huskies defeated the Salem Cowboys 19-6. Spring Run was the northern champion, and Salem was the southern champion. Tyqwez Jones scored Salem’s only... Read more
High school boys basketball season outlook
ABOVE: Meadowbrook point guard Isaiah Richardson moves with the ball. (Rob’s DigiPix)  Knights focused on team building With a team that struggled to a 7-16 record last year, Thomas Dale High’s head coach Braxton Byerson is bent on improving the program, and believes his team made strides in the... Read more
Thomas Dale will be tested early Thomas Dale finished last year 10-13 and sent two players to the college ranks. Kylah Webb and Jemiah Brittnum are at Bluefield State College in West Virignia, and Webb (6-1, center) is already starting. The Knights are led by head coach Leon Gholson,... Read more