In a big-time game with a big-time atmosphere, Petersburg High School brought its No. 1 state ranking into the Dale gym and barely escaped with a 70-66 victory over the Knights.
In front of a spirited crowd, Thomas Dale improved its record to a perfect 11-0 with a 51-43 road victory versus district rival Meadowbrook.
The Chester Eagles continued their much-improved play last week with exciting victories over cross-town rivals Elizabeth Davis and Carver. The Eagles enter the last two weeks of the regular season with a 5-4 record.
Over the last nine years, the Chester YMCA Training Team has grown from about 20 members to nearly 300. An excited and experienced coaching staff greeted a record number of participants last Saturday morning at Thomas Dale, kicking off a 10-week program preparing runners and walkers of all skill levels for the Monument Avenue 10k.
Thomas Dale football coach Vic Williams is no stranger to success. Though a state title was 23 years in the making, he has developed more than 100 kids into student-athletes.
After a long process of sorting through several full-ride academic and athletic scholarships from top-notch schools, Connor Kaufmann, a senior at Lloyd C. Bird High School, was holding out for the choice that was best for his academic career, as well as his passion for baseball. Finally, on Dec. 10 at 5:01 p.m. the offer he was looking for arrived.