By Harrison Louis and Josh Matthews Manchester 41, Thomas Dale 7 It was tabbed as the local showdown that football fans had been waiting for two 6A foes, the second-ranked Manchester Lancers and the third-ranked Thomas Dale Knights at Lloyd Swelnis Stadium, both teams fresh off blowout victories where... Read more
Boys’ Track and Field Athlete of the Year Aaron Lewis, L.C. Bird Aaron Lewis, a junior at L.C. Bird helped lead a Skyhawk team loaded with talent in all facets. Lewis ran some sprint events and was part of the 1,600-meter relay team throughout the year, but he shone... Read more
By Zach Long When asked about his college decision, NaDear Raymond said he wanted to go someplace big, a school where he could make a name for himself. If he hasn’t already done that locally with an outstanding athletic career at Meadowbrook, he definitely has now. Raymond, a sprinter... Read more
By Zach Long Track and Field Matoaca: The Warriors are off to strong start for the 2017 indoor track season. Leaning on a little more experience than last year and some fresh new talent, the team has promise heading into the thick of the season. Senior transfer from California,... Read more
Matoaca alum Sam Gunther has already had an excellent career running at Bridgewater College, but for his senior year, he naturally, wanted to go out with a bang. Mission accomplished. This past weekend, Gunther broke his own ODAC and Bridgewater record with a time of 1:50.58 in the 800m... Read more
A program with many college level athletics historically, Thomas Dale track added another notch to their belt when distance runner Michael Tres announced he will be running at Virginia Wesleyan. “After visiting and being able to meet with the team and coaches, it was a program athletically I felt... Read more
Fast as a speeding bullet, Matoaca’s Jacorey Flood has burst off the starting block on the track and into collegiate pursuits. This past week, the Warrior signed his letter of intent to the track and field program at Stevenson University. “Great atmosphere, coaches and the players really welcomed me... 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
Proud parents Greg and Kim Lanier last week accompanied their son Andrew Lanier as he signed a letter of intent to run cross country for Longwood University. Andrew is a standout on the Matoaca Warrior cross country and track teams where he qualified for regionals freshman through senior year... Read more
A weak link causes a chain to break under pressure. That’s been the message and theme of the 2015 Thomas Dale track season started by head coach Jamarri Price. The chain that’s been forged by the Knights this season is as strong as ever. In a true team effort,... Read more