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National signing day: Area athletes sign letters of intent

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.

Monarchs looking to make a run in district tournament

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.

Coaching clinic to feature some of football’s top coaches

For the third year, Meadowbrook High School will be hosting its Championship Football Coaches Clinic on Saturday, Feb. 25. from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Meadowbrook High School.

Play 60 at Matoaca Elementary

Matoaca Elementary School was buzzing last Wednesday evening with students and their families returning to participate in fun challenges that inspired healthy eating and physical activity. The healthy event was provided by grants through the “Fuel Up to Play 60” program.

Knights’ team effort pushes them past Blue Devils

The Thomas Dale Knights were looking for one thing last Friday night when they traveled to Central District rival Hopewell, and that was to avenge the loss they were dealt on their home floor back on December 2nd. The Knights jumped out to an early lead, and never lost it as they defeated Hopewell by a count of 88-77.

Area resident introduces kids to hockey on the roller rink in Chester

While roller hockey may not be at the epicenter of American sports, but where it’s alive, it’s healthy and going strong. County resident Howard Moss is out to put Chester on the roller hockey map. Moss played roller hockey most of his life and participated in hockey programs that Chester Skateland had in the early 90s.