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Monarchs play with heavy hearts, heavy hits

When the Monarchs took the field Friday for their Central District tilt with Prince George, it was with heavy hearts. In recent days, the Meadowbrook and Chesterfield community lost Meadowbrook High School senior Josh Franklin to a train accident. The Monarchs were able to play inspired football as they cruised to a 50-7 victory over the Royals.

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JUSTIN PARKER
Matoaca High School
Virginia State University Football

After another perfect performance last week before a national television audience, Parker took over the team scoring lead by notching his 37th point of the season.  A senior majoring in physical education, Parker has made good on 17 PATs and is a perfect 6-6 on field goal attempts.  Parker doubles as a member of the Trojan’s golf team. 

Hahns pace the field in MileStat Invitational

Colin and Randy Hahn ran away with the Middle School Division at Saturday’s MileStat Invitational held at Pocahontas State Park. The Matoaca students traversed the 4K course in 13:44 and 14:03, respectively, easily outpacing the field.

Yahkee, Skyhawks trample Titans

What’s faster than a speeding bullet? Perhaps L.C. Bird High School running back Yahkee Johnson, who rushed for 235 yards and four touchdowns as L.C. Bird rolled over the Cosby Titans Friday night 48-7 in Dominion District football action.

Warriors and Knights battle for Central lead

“We’re looking forward to the rematch,” were the unusual words from Thomas Dale’s Jacob LeSueur after the Knights fell last week at Matoaca. The loss marked the end of an incredible district unbeaten streak for the Knights.

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