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July 19, 2014 - 10:00am
September 27, 2014 - 7:00pm

Big plays help Monarchs overpower Warriors

When Meadowbrook and Matoaca took the field Friday night, both teams were playing for a shot to remain alive for the state playoffs. It was a game that was circled on the calendar for both opponents, and it didn’t disappoint, as the Monarchs defeated the Warriors 42-28 in a barn burner.

Knights, Warriors dominate in district play

Coach Nolan Shigley’s Warriors were as hot as the temperatures last Wednesday in capturing the school’s first Central District Meet Championship at Battlefield Park. With four Matoaca runners finishing in the top seven, the Warriors were able to edge perennial champion Thomas Dale by 34-43. As expected, Joel Reynolds continued his domination of the Central District by repeating as individual champion.

The next level

Brett Diamond    
Matoaca High School
California University (PA) Football

Diamond led the Vulcans with 10 tackles, including three for losses, in a thrilling 18-15 OT victory over rival Indiana University (PA). The 10-tackle performance ties a career high for Brett matching his output of just a week before. Diamond has led 12th-ranked California to an 8-1 record so far this season. The 230-pound linebacker is a Division II preseason All-America candidate.

Police seek men who used stolen credit cards

This week, the Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs help to identify two men who used a stolen credit card.

Police blotter

CRICKLEWOOD DR 10/25 South Pointe Landing Apartments. Armed suspects forced the victim into a vehicle, drove him to another site within the complex and threatened to harm him and his family unless he paid them money they felt was owed to them.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, November 3
Board of Zoning Appeals. 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Public Meeting Room, County Administration Building,10001 Iron Bridge Road.

Chester Choices Book Discussion Group. 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Chester Library. Details: 748-6314.

Early Literacy Story Time: Silly Stories. 10:30-11:15 a.m. at Enon Library; 11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. at Chester Library. Registration recommended. Details/registration: library.chesterfield.gov, 530-3403 (Enon) or 748-6314 (Chester).

A sweet reputation: Chester woman known for generosity, delicious dessert

Those lucky enough to know Chester resident Frances Sullivan are likely no stranger to her signature pound cake. “My husband was so funny,” Sullivan said. When someone would tell her how good her cake was, “he said, ‘When you see her, just waive at her and she’ll bring you one!’”

Chesterfield contractors score in Fort Lee expansion

Like a child waiting for Christmas, communities surrounding Fort Lee have been anticipating the completion of the $1.2 billion expansion of the base since as far back as 2005. Most localities have not known what exactly to expect and exactly when to expect it.