L. C. Bird Basketball Skills Camp 2016 has been scheduled for June 20-24 for girls six through 16. The camp will be held Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. and 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. on Friday. Camp will be held at Lloyd C. Bird High... Read more
Former L.C. Bird standout and McDonald’s All-American, Taja Cole, had a lot on her mind the past couple of weeks when deciding where to continue her basketball career. After the decision making process, just one school was on her mind – the University of Georgia. “I had a great... Read more
Another Knight made their college decision this past week too, but this one was from the hardwood. Forward Elena Flowers announced that she would be playing basketball and attending Mount Olive College this fall. “Of all the colleges I visited and that were interested in me, I felt that... Read more
UNC guard and former L.C. Bird basketball star Kenny Williams underwent surgery last Thursday for a torn meniscus. The surgery came just three days after UNC lost in the National Championship to Villanova, a game in which Williams did not play. The sharpshooter averaged 4.1 minutes per game and... Read more
Obediah Stith, a tough guard for Matoaca picked up his first college offer to play at the next level. The offer came from Bluefield State College in West Virginia. “It was truly a blessing,” Stith said. “Hard work does pay off.” The senior played mostly point guard for Matoaca,... Read more
Despite a valiant come back attempt in the fourth quarter, L.C. Bird fell to Potomac in the 5A state championship. The title was the second in three years for Potomac. Charles Falden made his name even more known as he almost single handedly took the game over, scoring 19... Read more
Following his 35-point performance in the state championship game against Potomac, L.C. Bird senior guard Charles Falden picked up his second offer from Mount Olive College in North Carolina. This offer comes after the an offer from Virginia Union on December 30. Falden’s development took off following a stint... Read more
Per coach Leon Gholson, Thomas Dale girls basketball guard/forward Jazlyn Eastling recently announced her verbal commitment to Division III Averett University in Danville. Eastling was not a big scorer for the Knights, at about four points per game, but a solid work ethic allowed her to snag seven rebounds... Read more
Matoaca alum and current Delaware State point guard Devin Morgan had quite the freshman season. So much so, that he took home conference Rookie of the Year honors for the MEAC. A rebuilding program, the Hornets struggled to a 7-25 record, picking up five conference wins in 16 attempts.... Read more
Virginia Tech on Haskett’s trail Excitement for Virginia Tech basketball is reaching levels it has not in years after Buzz Williams’ improvement of the program from a cellar-dweller to a bubble team for this year’s NCAA tournament. Excitement for the program may be at its highest; a high point... Read more