When the Monarchs took the field Friday for their Central District tilt with Prince George, it was with heavy hearts. In recent days, the Meadowbrook and Chesterfield community lost Meadowbrook High School senior Josh Franklin to a train accident. The Monarchs were able to play inspired football as they cruised to a 50-7 victory over the Royals.
Matoaca High School
Virginia State University Football
After another perfect performance last week before a national television audience, Parker took over the team scoring lead by notching his 37th point of the season. A senior majoring in physical education, Parker has made good on 17 PATs and is a perfect 6-6 on field goal attempts. Parker doubles as a member of the Trojan’s golf team.
Colin and Randy Hahn ran away with the Middle School Division at Saturday’s MileStat Invitational held at Pocahontas State Park. The Matoaca students traversed the 4K course in 13:44 and 14:03, respectively, easily outpacing the field.
This week, the Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs help to identify a man who stole video game cartridges from a Walmart in Chesterfield County.
JEFFERSON DAVIS HWY 10/11 MacDonald Tire and Auto. Responding to an alarm call, officers found the front door and front window damages. Nothing inside the business appeared to have been disturbed.
Wednesday, October 20
Wings of Freedom Tour. 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. Chesterfield County Airport. See an authentically restored B-17, B-24 and P-51. View the planes inside and out for $12 for adults and $6 for children under 12. No charge for WWII Veterans. Details: 568-8924.
Teen Read Week Movie. 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. Central Library. The movie is rated PG. Details: 748-1204.
After a lifetime of literally not fitting in, Chester resident Ed Gomes decided enough was enough. “It started in January, not really as a New Year’s resolution, just as I was lying in bed one day,” Gomes said. “I just started thinking about my family and, if I died, what was my family going to do.