When the Thomas Dale Lady Knights took the floor on Friday night in the Central District final, it would be the fifth meeting between them and the Monarchs of Meadowbrook. It would be a game in which Thomas Dale got the best of the Monarchs by a score of 56-43, securing the Lady Knights third straight regular season district championship and tournament championship.
The evolution of the L.C. Bird girls’ basketball team has been a story to follow all season. That evolution reached a new level as they dispatched Cosby in the Dominion District finals 65-55 to secure the championship, as a balanced Bird offensive attack placed three players in double-figures in scoring. The title was the first for Bird since 2008.
The L.C. Bird boys’ basketball team fell in the semi-finals last week to Huguenot, in a closely fought game 55-52 as Huguenot’s Jareese Cooley hit a lay-up with 8.3 seconds to go, and hit one of two foul shots to seal the win. A desperation three point attempt by Bird came close, but was wide left.
The Chesterfield County Department of Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded on Feb. 14 to the 10600 block of Hollyberry Drive at 5:44 p.m. for a brush fire. The fire burned approximately three acres in the Arbor Landing neighborhood.
Surveillance footage has yielded yet another suspect in a credit-card fraud case, and the Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs your help to identify and locate the suspect.
Crime Solvers needs your help this week to catch the following two fugitives.
Richard E. Parker, 56, was sentenced to 30 years in prison for second-degree murder for shooting and killing his wife Cindy M. Parker, 45, and aggravated malicious wounding and shooting of Michael Dudley outside a restaurant on Jefferson Davis Highway on June 23 last year.