Lauryn King is now a two-time Village News Softball Player of the Year. This year, she also managed to be named to the All-Conference 3 first team for her fourth time, earning the honor every year of her high school career. In her senior campaign she batted .486, got... Read more
Higgins, Hunt lead way for youthful Matoaca
  By Josh Mathews With a familiar face back at the helm in Scott Driskill, Matoaca softball has some exciting youth led by one of the top pitchers in the area, junior Katie Higgins. Higgins is the team’s leader and has pitched well in the circle to a 3.60... Read more
While injuries to pitchers are seemingly always a story in baseball, they are less apparent on the softball field, but they affect a team just as much. That’s exactly what Thomas Dale has experienced as they are off to a 0-4 start as of press time. Staff ace, sophomore,... Read more
Matoaca baseball Record: 20-4 Coach: Tim Haynes The Warriors had a strong season last year. Their impressive run ended by way of a tough loss to Glen Allen in the first round of the regional tournament. Left-handed pitcher Robert Fultineer and infielder Zach Clark have both graduated and leave... Read more
Riley Hunt, a local Softball student-athlete from Matoaca High School and plays for the Ironbridge Breeze Fastpitch team has been selected by STUDENTathleteWorld to represent the United States in the 2017 Softball tour an International Sporting Competition to be held in Apeldoorn, Netherlands in July 2017. Student-athletes are chosen... Read more
A trio of Thomas Dale diamond standouts recently announced their commitments to continue their athletic and academic careers. Rising senior and reigning Village News softball player of the year Lauryn King is committed to West Virginia Wesleyan.  Abby Nyquist, also a rising senior, is going to Christopher Newport.  Taylor... Read more
Chester 10U softball gold level champions for 2016 Coaches: Greg Hart, Amy Hart, Kenny Mitchell Back row: Sage Kelley, Lydia Belcher, Maddie Wood, Elizabeth Hart, Carlie Mitchell, Renee Davis Front row: Charlotte Wood, Elinor Daniels, Mary Elizabeth Willis, Kendra Carter, Eliza Reed, Emily Cottingham Read more
Lacey Waldrop has accomplished an awful lot in a short period of time. In the past five years, she completed a standout softball career at Florida State, won National Player of the Year honors as a junior, and a championship with the Chicago Bandits of the National Professional Fast... Read more
After two standout seasons in Richard Bland’s softball program, former L.C. Bird infielder Kimberly Ellis will leave RBC with more than an associate’s degree, she will leave with top honors on the field as well. The sophomore earned First Team All Region X honors along with Prince George’s Whitney... 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