McCABE: Pitching perfection

The Matoaca Warriors, led by pitcher Jessica McCabe are on a warpath this season – to win the Central District and beyond. Armed by McCabe, the team’s pitcher and ace, the Warriors are also skilled on both the offensive and defensive sides of the diamond. McCabe, who is rebounding from a season-ending injury last year, has helped get Matoaca off to a good start.

The Next Level - Jennings, Bates, Moore

After redshirting as a freshman, Jennings was called the ‘most improved’ player on UVA Wise’s baseball roster. As a sophomore, Jennings has bulked and powered up, hitting .315 with four home runs (2nd on the team), eight doubles (2nd on the team) and 21 runs batted in (3rd on the team).

The Next Level: Cunningham, Green, Walker

Cunningham got off to a blazing start in her running career for Norfolk State and hasn’t looked back. On February 7 she was named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Co-Track Runner of the Week. (Along with Matoaca track alum Jamarian Bates).

Public meeting on bow hunting to be held

The Chesterfield County Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission’s special committee on hunting will hold an open meeting to hear comments from the public on whether bow hunting for deer should be allowed on selected county parks that meet cost, safety and operational requirements as determined by the county and the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries.

Lacey Waldrop garners Player of the Week award

Florida State sophomore pitcher Lacey Waldrop has been named Atlantic Coast Conference Softball Player and Pitcher of the Week for March 4-10, the conference office announced.

Thomas Dale alumnus is VCU’s ‘catalyst’ for success

When discussing Thomas Dale baseball, Virginia Commonwealth centerfielder Bill Cullen is one of the names bound to come up. The VCU junior had a dazzling career as a two-way player on the diamond for the Knights, departing with career rankings in the top five overall in doubles, triples, home runs, runs scored, stolen bases as a hitter and on the mound in wins and strikeouts.