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Paul Robertson rushed for 107 yards on just seven attempts and scored three touchdowns to lead Bird to a victory over George Wythe. Quarterback Terrance Ervin threw for three touchdowns, two of which went to Darius Hawkins.

Knights get hammered at home by Blue Devils

When the Thomas Dale Knights and Varina Blue Devils get together, historically the match-up has been a classic battle. Coming in, many regarded this as the region’s game of the week. Dale, looking to rebound, was coming off of a tough loss at the hands of rival L.C. Bird.

Bird, Dale faceoff in Battle of Chester

Last year, the Battle of Chester waged on as L.C. Bird was able to sweep Thomas Dale, winning both games the two teams played. The 2011 season was also unique as it was the first time the two teams planned two regular season meetings, and then this will be the same...

Reid gives Knights power, speed in backfield

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 kicks off College Tour 2012 at VSU

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.

Shelton gets scholarship for work on offensive line

Trey Shelton has begun his freshman football season at Eastern Kentucky Univeristy having received a scholarship as an offensive lineman.