Thomas Dale alum and former softball standout Lacey Waldrop signed with Florida State last year, and in her freshman season, she’s off to a historic start. On February 12th, she pitched a five inning no-hitter and became the first freshman to accomplish the feat for the Seminoles since 2007.
As a whole, L.C. Bird basketball may be at it’s strongest overall point in some time. The boys, under first year Coach Troy Manns defeated Clover Hill last Friday night 68-52.
Thomas Dale high school golfer Michaela Conway has committed to Lincoln-Memorial University in Harrogate, Tennessee. The senior chose Lincoln-Memorial over West Virginia Wesleyan University.
On February 1st, the Richmond Flying Squirrels held their 2nd annual hot stove banquet. Last year's banquet was an astounding success, adding spirit to baseball fans in Richmond everywhere as they were treated with meeting baseball stars Darryl Strawberry, Tommy John and Billy Wagner.
February 1st was an important day in both high school and college athletics- national signing day. High schoolers who have been recruited have an opportunity to choose and announce where they are going to school, and colleges and their fans across the country can begin to see what they will add to the mix for the upcoming season.
In what most would call a one horse race, there are still six teams playing meaningful basketball for seeding in next week’s Central District Tournament. Two of those teams, Meadowbrook and Thomas Dale have been chasing juggernaut Petersburg all season long, helping to develop a rivalry along the way.