To really be a factor in the Central Region this season, the Thomas Dale Knights will need a great season from 6’1” 225-pound running back D.J. Reid. After a breakout performance in 2011 in which he rushed for over 1,000 yards and 10 touchdowns, Reid is the man in Dale’s backfield and is drawing comparisons to other running backs in Dale’s rich running back history.
BET is kicking off its 14-school, 2012 College Tour at Virginia State University on Friday, Sept. 7, 2012. The free event features voter registration, health screenings, basketball contests, inflatables and other games, a career tent, singing contests and a concert.
Trey Shelton has begun his freshman football season at Eastern Kentucky Univeristy having received a scholarship as an offensive lineman.
Colonial Orthopaedics is working with the VSU Women’s basketball team to reduce the risk of knee injuries. The six-week program is focuses on strength, agility, and balance.
After winning 12 straight Dominion District titles, the L.C. Bird Skyhawks are no stranger to success. Last year, they took things one step further, winning their first round playoff game against Varina 21-16 before falling to Hermitage 10-0 in the Central Region Final. Bird finished at 10-2 overall.
The CHSGA outing at the First Tee in Chesterfield on August 9, resulted not only in a lot of fun, but also the latest hole-in-one recorded by an Association member. Bill Crafton, who will turn 86 on September 8, guided a 5-iron shot into the hole on No.8 green. Crafton, a member since 1993, is the first so far this season to record an “ace”.