LC Bird track and Matoaca wrestling programs reign in Conference 12
Track L.C. Bird: The Skyhawks have soared this postseason. The boys’ team took home the Conference 12 title on Feb. 1, and then proceeded to finish second at the 5A south regional last weekend. The girls finished second at the conference meet, then finished 15th at regionals. Javon LaPierre was... Read more
Local athletes make their college choices
LC BIRD                     Meadowbrook                     Thomas Dale     Read more
2017 Dale Ring of Champions inductees
Braxton Byerson Class of 2007 Byerson was a four-year letterman in basketball. He earned first team All-Metro in his junior and senior seasons and was the Central District Player of the Year in 2006. Braxton went on to play his college basketball at Virginia Union, where he was named... Read more
Meadowbrook is used to putting players in college; Monarchs are littered all over the state at all levels, from junior colleges to Division I. There’s even one in the NFL: Morgan Moses of the Washington Redskins. Two more will join the college ranks: Dre Giles, a defensive and offensive... Read more
Jones nets 1000th career point
By Noah Christian Monique Jones just keeps getting better. The natural talent has always been there, as she played varsity as a freshman, but she continues to build on that talent. The Thomas Dale senior has improved her averages every year. Jones built on her freshman averages of 11.1... Read more
We don’t grow when things are easy; we grow when we face challenges. The L.C. Bird boys’ basketball program is no stranger to a challenge but the remarkable thing is the Skyhawks success amid those challenges. In 2011 and 2016, L.C. Bird knocked on the door with state final... Read more
Thomas Dale Boys By Jamal Davis Last season the boys’ basketball team at Thomas Dale finished with a 9-13 record. While that may not be where it wanted to be, it was an improvement over the year before. The Knights hope to continue to improve this season under head coach Braxton... Read more
By Zack Long Team MVP: Terrence Whitfield Record: 7-5 Coach Michael Knight says his team started off the season “slow” on the defensive side, but with seven wins, that has now changed. The Warriors are playing harder and with a higher energy level. Terrence Whitfield, a senior and three-year... Read more
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Gilliam was a great Skyhawk in her day on and off the court, and excelled at Cape Fear Community College in order to earn a scholarship to finish up her hoops career at Longwood. The results for the Lancers have proved she was a good investment. The 6-0 forward... Read more
Riley Hunt, a local Softball student-athlete from Matoaca High School and plays for the Ironbridge Breeze Fastpitch team has been selected by STUDENTathleteWorld to represent the United States in the 2017 Softball tour an International Sporting Competition to be held in Apeldoorn, Netherlands in July 2017. Student-athletes are chosen... Read more