L.C. Bird basketball doesn’t rebuild, it reloads. After losing a considerable amount of talent from last year’s state championship team, the Skyhawks will now bring in a new crop of talent. One of those players will be rising senior Chris Ford. Colleges have begun to take notice of Ford... Read more
Former Longwood women’s basketball standout Eboni Gilliam has signed a contract to continue her basketball career in Spain, signing with Club Naticio Terrassa in the Spanish city of Terrassa. “Eboni has worked extremely hard for this opportunity,” said Longwood head coach Bill Reinson. “When we recruited her, she said... Read more
Keeping up with the tradition of establishing a well-rounded girls’ basketball team, Coach Chevette Waller has announced dates for basketball camp at L.C. Bird High School. Open to all girls, ages six through 16, the camp will be held June 19 through June 23 from 9 a.m. to 3... Read more
Delaware State’s backcourt received a huge boost earlier this week as guard Johquin Wiley decided to commit. The L.C. Bird guard averaged 10.5 points and 6.8 assist last season, as he led the Skyhawks to a state championship. His strong play over his high school career earned him offers... Read more
BY JOHN WALKER One of of L.C. Bird’s premier girls’ basketball players t has committed to play at Pfeiffer University. Brina Bentley, a 5-9 forward, has shown that hard work pays off over the course of time. “It feels like a weight has been lifted off my shoulders knowing... Read more
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No matter the task, it seemed to be business as usual for L.C. Bird boys’ basketball during the 2016-17 season. Winning a state championship was no exception, as the Skyhawks defeated Bethel, 65-52, to earn the school’s first basketball title in workman like fashion. “We try to make everything... Read more
By Thomas Dozier If you thought this was a rebuilding year for the L.C. Bird girls’ basketball team, you might want to think again. All the Skyhawks did was post an 18-9 overall record a before ending their season with a 73-50 loss to the three-time defending 5A state... Read more
By Zach Long Thomas Dale Track: In his three years coaching track and field at Thomas Dale, Coach Jay Price said that he had more athletes qualify for the 6A South Regional than ever before. His team competed at the regional meet in Hampton over the weekend and did... Read more
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