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
Matoaca will bring a young team to the table in 2016. The loss of two big time seniors in Allie Fitzke and Taylor Patterson will hurt, but second-year coach Greg Hunt has a number of younger players ready to go, and a sophomore hurler that will be the center... Read more
The Knights (16-5) took a trip to regionals, navigating through an ultra competitive Conference 3 last season on a dramatic home run by First Team All-Conference 3 honoree and catcher Hunter Vay to sink the Rapids of James River. While they fell to Forest Park in 6A South regionals,... Read more
The Florida State Seminoles, led by Lacey Waldrop were able to repeat as ACC Tournament Champions for the second straight season. The Seminoles swept three games in Blacksburg, Va., last weekend defeating Boston College, North Carolina State and Pitt for the crown. Waldrop picked up her 28th win of... Read more
L.C. Bird alum Tatyana Jordan continued her softball and academic career at Virginia State University. The outfielder’s freshman season was a great success. The former Skyhawk hauled in CIAA All-Rookie Team and All-Tournament honors for the 2015 season. Jordan hit .364 during her first year, driving in 11 runs... Read more
When Mike Zuk was coaching junior varsity in 2013, he knew that a group of eighth graders just starting would have the potential to make a run at some points during their high school careers. Zuk took the head coaching post in 2014 and led the Knights to a... Read more