When Meadowbrook High School hired Danny Connor as its new varsity girls’ basketball coach this summer, it appeared he was just the man for the job.
The Thomas Dale Lady Knights have something left to prove. Last year, there were many accomplishments. They won the Times-Dispatch Invitational Tournament (TDIT), brought home the first girls’ basketball district title in school history and advanced well into the playoffs, falling just short of a regional championship against Cosby and falling in the opening round of the state tournament to Princess Anne, a Virginia Beach, Va., school.
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This summer, a traveling youth baseball team from Chester could have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to compete in a tournament hosted at the Cooperstown Dreams Park in New York. Though the team lacks the financial resources to fund a bid for the tournament, its members remain more than hopeful about their chances.
Matt Seymour, a member of the Holiday Bowl Youth League, recently bowled a perfect game of 300.
Over two weeks have elapsed since longtime Thomas Dale football coach Vic Williams lost his battle with cancer, and because his passing occurred just one year since last season’s magical run to the Knights’ first state football crown, many fans have undoubtedly reflected on how short and fragile life can be.