Only the fans in the Virginia State University (VSU) bleachers seemed to feel the nasty weather at last Saturday’s game in Ettrick. Their players, however, emerged from the locker room hot-blooded and ready to do some real damage on Virginia Union University.
Seven members of the Chesterfield Classic Equestrians 4-H Club competed at the 50th Virginia State 4-H Championship Horse and Pony Show Sept. 15-18, in Lexington.
Thomas Dale was able to keep pace in the Central District last Friday, as they defeated the Prince George Royals 39-7 in Central District action. The Royals were coming off a 60-7 beating by Meadowbrook and had some looks, but the Knights were able to grind it out and got two key interceptions by safety Desmond Frye in route to a win on homecoming weekend.
With the Dominion District standings log-jammed at the top, winning is essential for the L.C. Bird Skyhawks game in and game out. At the end of play Friday, four teams are tied with 4-1 district records heading into the last four weeks of the season.
Central Region, meet the Meadowbrook Monarchs. Coming into this week’s showdown with the Dinwiddie Generals, Meadowbrook was 4-0 and 1-0 in the district with an impressive win over Manchester in week one, 49-7.
The fourth classes of inductees to the Lloyd C. Bird Athletic Hall of Fame were presented on Saturday, Oct. 1, at a ceremony held at the Country Club at the Highlands. There the Skyhawks continued their tradition of recognizing some of the finest scholar-athletes to have graced of the halls of the Chester high school that opened in the fall of 1978.