Chesterfield softball team wins state championship, falls in Southeast tourney
The Chesterfield Little League 8-10 year old softball team fell short of making the final of a regional tournament in Clarksville, Tenn., this past weekend despite a 2-1 record in pool play. Over the weekend, Chesterfield defeated West Virginia 8-2 and Georgia 4-3, but lost to eventual champion Unicoi,... Read more
Rice is VN Player of the Year
Want to go out with a bang your senior year? Try hitting .600. That’s why Thomas Dale High School’s softball utility player Madison Rice did. She is the Village News Player of the Year. The Knights made a run to the state tournament in 2018, Rice’s junior year, and... Read more
Hill looks to lead Knights softball
Like Thomas Dale High School baseball, softball went on a ride last year that took them to the state semifinals, where they fell to Grassfield. And like their diamond counterparts, they’ll do everything they can to get back and make it to the promised land under coach Patrick Sweet.... Read more
Matoaca High School softball has long been a proud program, but the team experienced a dip last season, won just six games and qualified for the postseason as the No. 8 seed, falling to top-ranked Atlee. “We are an older team, but we have some players in new positions... Read more
The Chesterfield Senior Softball Association is accepting registrations. The registration deadline is March 1. Fees are $50 for country residents and $65 for non-county residents. Late registration is an extra $10. The CSSA is a slow-pitch softball league open to men 50-plus and women 40-plus. All doubleheader games and... Read more
Tournament champs!
The Chesterfield Little League all-stars of ages 9-11 girls softball recently won a regional tournament in Clarksville, Tenn. They went undefeated, beating North Carolina 12-2, Florida 8-4 and West Virginia 11-1. Read more
Lauryn King is now a two-time Village News Softball Player of the Year. This year, she also managed to be named to the All-Conference 3 first team for her fourth time, earning the honor every year of her high school career. In her senior campaign she batted .486, got... Read more
Higgins, Hunt lead way for youthful Matoaca
  By Josh Mathews With a familiar face back at the helm in Scott Driskill, Matoaca softball has some exciting youth led by one of the top pitchers in the area, junior Katie Higgins. Higgins is the team’s leader and has pitched well in the circle to a 3.60... Read more
While injuries to pitchers are seemingly always a story in baseball, they are less apparent on the softball field, but they affect a team just as much. That’s exactly what Thomas Dale has experienced as they are off to a 0-4 start as of press time. Staff ace, sophomore,... Read more
Matoaca baseball Record: 20-4 Coach: Tim Haynes The Warriors had a strong season last year. Their impressive run ended by way of a tough loss to Glen Allen in the first round of the regional tournament. Left-handed pitcher Robert Fultineer and infielder Zach Clark have both graduated and leave... Read more