Basketball Recap

Basketball Recap

Basketball January 22, 2020

Turning in the best week were the L.C. Bird boys (11-2), knocking off George Wythe, Monacan and James River. The season has been successful despite them only retaining one player, senior point guard Tyler Henderson, with any significant varsity experience. Henderson, leading a young group, dished out ten assists... Read more
L.C. Bird boys (11-2) L.C. Bird 59George Wythe 44Stats not reported L.C. Bird 61Monacan 46Bird stats: Promyse Ferguson 23 pts (7-8 3pt), 3 reb; Tyler Henderson 22 pts, 10 asst, 4 stl; Keyontae Lewis 8 pts, 5 reb, 2 blk; Bryce Blaine 6 pts, 5 reb L.C. Bird 58James... Read more

Basketball Recaps

Basketball January 14, 2020

By Josh Mathews It was an excellent week for Village News-area basketball teams, as they were able to win 17 of 21 games played in the week ending Jan.12.  Leading the way were the L.C. Bird boys (8-2) and girls (8-2), who each went a perfect 3-0 on the... Read more

Box Scores

Basketball January 14, 2020

L.C. Bird Boys (8-2) L.C. Bird 65Clover Hill 50Bird stats: Promyse Ferguson 15 pts; Tyler Henderson 13 pts, 8 asst; Bryce Blaine 8 pts, 5 reb, 3 asst L.C. Bird 58Cosby 45No stats reported  L.C. Bird 51Highland Springs 48No stats reported L.C. Bird Girls (8-2) L.C. Bird 46Clover Hill... Read more
Lady Warriors remain undefeated
Just five local teams saw action during what is exam week for many local students. Overall, teams fared well, winning six of eight games. Jordan Carpenter and the Matoaca girls improved to 6-0 on the strength of balanced efforts. Carpenter, herself, continued to prove why she’s one of the... Read more

Basketball box scores

Basketball December 11, 2019

Thomas Dale boys (3-0) Thomas Dale 53, Douglas Freeman 51 Dale scoring: Kylon Lewis 14 pts, Neal Phillips 14 pts, Myles Phillips 8 pts Thomas Dale 56, Mills Godwin 49 Dale stats: Miles Phillips 13 pts, Kylon Lewis 12 pts, 5 reb, 4 asst, Jahmeel Campbell 10 pts, 5... Read more
Off and running

Off and running

Basketball December 11, 2019

Knights start their season 3-0 As the basketball season got underway for seven of nine Chester-area teams, there was plenty of good news.  After winning just five games last year, Thomas Dale already has 60 percent of that win total in the season’s first week. Under first-year head coach... Read more
L.C. Bird boys basketball preview
L.C. Bird enjoyed another wildly successful season, finishing with 20 wins and falling in the state quarterfinals to Maury, 50-42. The state tournament appearance was the program’s third in fourth years to go with a state championship in 2017.   Coach Troy Manns, in his 14th year coaching varsity basketball... Read more
Thomas Dale boys basketball preview
Thomas Dale boys’ basketball has struggled in recent seasons. In fact, they won just five games last season. Now, there’s a new coach at the helm in Keyode Rogers, who has 16 years of coaching under his belt. Locally speaking, his last job was as an assistant under L.C.... Read more
Matoaca boys basketball preview
By Soren Rutherford Coming into the new season, Matoaca looks to gather even more success after finishing a long regional run in the playoffs with a loss to Varina, 75-54. Despite having success last year with a 15-9 overall record, Matoaca will be playing under newly hired head coach... Read more