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Week 8 recaps: Bird, Dale, Meadowbrook blow out opponents

The Bird defense pitched their fifth shutout of the season and Earl Hughes rushed for 298 yards and four touchdowns to lift Bird over Cosby for their 22nd straight win and seventh straight victory over the Titans.

Monarch making an impact

Unless a recruit is truly an “impact player,” many don’t see much playing time as freshmen at the college level. Consider Gerard Johnson as “impact.” In 2013, Johnson has appeared in all eight games for the Old Dominion Monarchs, and rushed for an ODU season high 101 yards against Norfolk State October 26...

Harrowgate Athletic Association storied program begins to rebuild

Fifty-seven football players, 34 cheerleaders and scores of parents will end the season this Friday for the Harrowgate Athletic Association football program with its final game, but it is just the beginning for a rebuilding program for an association that began with the Chesterfield County Quarterback League in the 1950s.

Carol Brinkley’s passion for field hockey nets invite to play internationally

With eight minutes left in the game Carol Brinkley, on the Eastern Mennonite University team, lifted the ball into the goal over Sweet Briar College’s goalie. Brinkley’s goal was the last score of the game and gave EMU a 6-0 win over SBC.

Matoaca yields win at Homecoming

Matoaca High School celebrated their annual homecoming football game and the 50th Anniversary of the school on Friday, October 4. The celebration kicked off with an outdoor pep rally for the student body that featured a joint performance of the Woo Woos of Virginia State University and the Matoaca High cheerleaders.

Students petition school for right to play varsity lacrosse

While lacrosse is the oldest sport in North America, it’s the newest sport at Thomas Dale High School. Founded by Native Americans and often played to resolve conflict, lacrosse has evolved into one of the fastest growing sports in America.