Mejia signs with local semi-pro soccer team
Meadowbrook High School soccer alum Bernando Mejia is taking a major step toward redemption. The former Monarchs standout was one of the best goalies in Central Virginia during his time at the school. Now, he’ll be suiting up again, playing semi-pro soccer for Chesterfield-based Loko Football Club. “I saw... Read more
Cedillo is VN Player of the Year (boys soccer)
Thomas Dale High School’s boys soccer team experienced a renaissance of sorts in coach Griff Fowler’s third year at the helm after his father, Mark Fowler, handed him the reins. An appearance in the state tournament for the first time in years was fueled by forward Brayan Cedillo. For... Read more
Torres is VN Player of the Year
In a sport that’s been dominated locally by Thomas Dale and Matoaca high schools for years and in the region by Mills Godwin, Douglas Freeman and Glen Allen high schools, Meadowbrook High School’s girls soccer team showed tremendous strides this year with their first winning season: 8-7-1. A big... Read more
The Thomas Dale High School boys soccer team lost a Class 6 state quarterfinal match against First Colonial of Virginia Beach on Tuesday, June 4, 11-1. Thomas Dale finishes the year with a record of 16-4-1. In other Chesterfield County sports news, Cosby defeated Landstown of Virginia Beach 10-9... Read more
Brayan Cedillo got a head of steam, made a brilliant run down the field and passed to Chris Kuda, who booted the ball in the back of the net. A jubilant celebration ensued. Thomas Dale High School had made it back to the state tournament with a dramatic overtime... Read more
TDHS boys soccer headed to state tourney?
Even as a player, Griff Fowler knew one day that he wanted to coach Thomas Dale High School soccer. After all, he grew up with it. He was a ball boy at 6, watched his dad, Mark, successfully navigate the school to back-to-back state championships in 2005 and 2006... Read more
At path to the goal: First Touch Sports is exposing youngsters to soccer
David Glass mans the sidelines for Meadowbrook High School’s junior varsity soccer program, but the work he has done to get local children to play the game has been paramount. Glass founded First Touch Sports, an organization that has over 500 kids from low-income areas playing soccer. In the... Read more
Lady Monarchs soccer program flourishing early
Although Meadowbrook High School girls soccer has shown the spirit needed to win games, it’s been a process to build a winner for coach Joseph Farrell. This year, perhaps, is the one they make the jump. The Monarchs have gotten off to a blistering start, outscoring their opponents 31-8... Read more
Matoaca boys’ soccer finished last season 8-6-2 under Jay Parker, who’s now the football coach. This will be Victor Malagisi’s first year at the helm. “Our system of training and play has changed from the past, and the players are responding positively to the new system being developed at... Read more
Once not considered a competitive program, L.C. Bird High School’s boys soccer program developed and grew into one under Juan Chavez. The development and growth have continued under second-year head coach Bobby Clarke. This season, the Skyhawks will contend with the loss of eight starting seniors, highlighted by All-Conference... Read more