The Next Level is a bi-monthly feature that follows Chester area athletes at the college level. If you are a parent, coach, athletic director or simply a fan you can help the Village News identify Bird, Community, Dale, Matoaca or Meadowbrook graduates who are contributing at the college level. Specific information can be sent to sports @ villagepublishing.com.
In today’s world of college athletics there is tremendous pressure to win, which leads college coaches to go after commitments from athletes at a younger and younger age.
From what was once no more than a pep club, competitive cheerleading has evolved into a major sport. Athleticism is now the focal point in this sport, which has taken hold across America.
At Meadowbrook High School on Feb. 4, students packed the stands and music poured from the loudspeakers as the home team warmed up, preparing to take on rival Lloyd C. Bird High School.
Thomas Dale’s boys track team dominated the Central District meet held last Thursday at the Ashe Center.