For the first time all season, L.C. Bird trailed at halftime when Hermitage led 7-6 Friday. Outside of the Lake Taylor game, no team had truly tested the Skyhawks for a full contest, either.
The Knights will be a very young team in 2013-2014, looking to improve on a 7-13 overall mark and 7-7 Central District record. The Lady Knights roster includes just three seniors.
Many of the players that helped the Monarchs to a banner season in 2012-2013 in which they finished 24-4 and 14-0 in the Central District before falling in the region tournament to L.C. Bird are gone.
The Kiwanis Club of Chester inducted their newest member Pamela Dvorak at their meeting on October 28. Pam is the daughter of Hank (a member since 1976) and Pat Dvorak.
Bea Chase had traveled the world, winning a trip in 1967 that took her and her husband, Bob, to seven countries in 14 days, but she was settled on a dream-fulfilled on Centre Street in Chester in her business, The Busy Bea, where she spent the last 37 years of her life.
ADDISON, Edna Hoyle, 83, of Chesterfield.
BLANKENSHIP, Russell G., 82, of Chesterfield, husband of Margaret F. Blankenship.
Chesterfield police, with the assistance of Virginia State University police, are investigating a shooting that left one man dead in the 4000 block of J. Mitchell Jones Drive on Thursday, Nov. 21.