In a dimly lit room at Marguerite Christian Elementary School last week, the sound of snaps filled the air as students clad in black responded to a poem read by one of their peers.
As the week slowly drags along and the lovely two-day break seems ages away, looking forward to the weekend surely helps to pass the time.
The newspaper clipping from last year was on the sideline as motivation to win, and a Vince Lombardi quote adorned a sign held by Meadowbrook’s players as they charged onto the field to the sounds of Guns N’ Roses Welcome to the Jungle.
The Thomas Dale High School junior varsity volleyball team won the Highland Springs Invitational JV Volleyball Championship (Gold Division) on Saturday, Oct. 23, at Highland Springs High School.
Until this season, Thomas Dale’s Boys’ Volleyball team had never lost a district match. That streak ended with an early season loss to a much more experienced Matoaca team.
Elizabeth Davis Middle School proved too tough for the field last Wednesday in the Southern Division Meet held at Carver Middle School. The girls’ team dominated competition, with Jeana Boersma, Dominique Grubbs, Mikayla Grubbs, Alison Jeter, Sarah Rieber, Natalie Smith and Megan Tucker all finishing in the top 15.
The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs the community’s help to identify and find a suspect who committed two robberies in the area of Jefferson Davis Highway, and one robbery in the area of Turner Road and Walmsley Boulevard.
COGBILL RD 10/30 Meadowbrook Country Club. Unknown suspect/s removed the glass in the rear door of the kitchen in an attempt to enter. No entry was made. Unknown suspect/s then removed the screws from the plywood covering the windows of the pool house and broke the windowpane to gain entry. Nothing appeared to be missing from inside.