Wrestling program gaining regional recognition

Matoaca wrestler Neal Richards is another brick in the wall of an excellent program, one that’s blooming into a dynasty. A junior, Richards (145 weight class) has amassed a 133-5 career record, as of press time, and took home state championships as both a freshman (120) and a sophomore (138).

The Next Level: Roulo, Hobbs, Ramos

Roulo was a four year letter winner in both football and a wrestling, a celebrated athlete on both the gridiron and the mat. On the football field, he was named to the All-Central District first team on defensive line.

Monarchs heating up

The Meadowbrook Monarchs might be viewed as a “surprise” team now, but appear to be evolving into a contender. After a mediocre 9-8 record last year and a loss in the first round of the Central District tournament, the Monarchs have already eclipsed that win total.

The Next Level: Ford-Holland, Reddick, Morris

Ford-Holland assaulted the record book while at Thomas Dale, setting school records in the triple jump, long jump, 55m, 60m, 100m, and being a part of record setting 4x100m and 4x200m squads.

EXCLUSIVE: VHSL All-State Football Team

Village News exclusively obtained a list of VHSL All-state high school football team. The following is from an email sent from VHSL

The Next Level: Jemmot, Walton, Cotman

Jemmot had an excellent career at Thomas Dale, sprinting and jumping for the Knights and winning 2010 athlete of the year honors. At George Mason, she’s had a great career and the senior is looking to go out with a bang in 13-14.