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
When Andrew White Sr. started playing basketball, it was probably reminiscent of the opening scene of Space Jam. In the 1950s, White Sr. played semi-competitive basketball in King and Queen County on dirt courts. At the time, he did not have an idea of what he was starting. Later,... Read more
Before the 2015-2016 season started, the outlook was looking very bright for Thomas Dale. They returned every main component of their team and were looking to improve on the previous season’s 9-13 record. Monique Jones was the team’s leading scorer last year, returning for her junior year ready to... Read more
L.C. Bird girls basketball is just one year removed from a 5A state finals appearance, and they are playing like a team that will do anything to return to the Siegel Center this year. After losing standouts Taja Cole (Louisville) and Tyra Shelton (Queens-Charlotte), the Skyhawks have done a... Read more
The Meadowbrook girls’ basketball team enters the New Year hot, with a 7-0 record. This success can be attributed to someone that was missing last year’s –guard, Nia Jenkins. After being named to second-team all-conference as a sophomore, Jenkins sat out last season because of personal reasons. This year,... Read more
BOYS Coming off of a great 23-3 season, the Skyhawk boys will be looking for vengeance. They went out in the 5A regional semifinals in a double-overtime heart-breaker against Henrico in what many felt was the essentially the state championship game. The Warriors cruised through the playoffs to the... Read more