2015’s edition of “Shaka Watch” is over and former VCU Head Coach Shaka Smart took the head coaching post at the University of Texas – Austin. One local impact that the story could potentially have is on L.C. Bird standout Kenny Williams III, who signed with VCU this winter.... Read more
Senior Alexis McCargo, a standout defender and most talented L.C. Bird girls’ soccer athlete, made her college decision last week. The Skyhawk will take her talents west to Rocky Mount and play for Ferrum College. “When I visited Ferrum, I felt like I was a part of their family,”... Read more
A proud program, L.C. Bird girls’ basketball was victorious over Thomas Edison to play in their first state title game. While the first half was a roaring success for the Skyhawks, they would fall just short of the ultimate goal, losing to Princess Anne 71-65 in the 5A State... Read more
It almost seemed like destiny. As things stood Thursday morning, both the Monacan Chiefs and Midlothian Trojans were one game away from playing for the state championship. The catch? If they won, they’d play each other- for the fifth time. With Midlothian’s dramatic win earlier in the day, Monacan... Read more
With last week’s Conference Championships both the L.C. Bird boys’ and girls’ basketball teams were assured spots in the 5A South Region tournament. Both figured to have excellent opportunities to win the two games needed to advance to state. While the boys fell in a double overtime thriller to... Read more
Playing for the best team in the Chesterfield area allows a lot of players to generate buzz. For L.C. Bird, there are so many players that can be the leading scorer every night. There’s the obvious in seniors Kenny Williams and C.J. Miles, who have led the team in... Read more
Richard Legree Senior Forward Meadowbrook Legree, a 6-foot-6 swing man is one of the more under recruited players in the area, but it’s not because he doesn’t have game. His exposure levels were down this summer because he was unable to play AAU. Long and athletic, the senior is... Read more
Kenny Williams III, L.C. Bird’s senior swingman, is a skilled basketball player. Williams is the newest Virginia Commonwealth University Ram, fulfilling his dream of attending the school after meeting head coach Shaka Smart in his freshman year. The Skyhawk is, by definition, a basketball player. It consumes his life.... Read more
L.C. Bird point guard Taja Cole is signed to the University of Louisville and will be a Cardinal next season. The point guard liked the upbeat tempo of their offense and her play style fits like a glove in that type of system. Like all athletes, there’s much more... Read more
Devin Morgan is known as a star on the basketball court, but his humble attitude and personality is what unites Matoaca’s basketball team and interests colleges in his abilities. Morgan has been playing basketball for as long as he can remember, starting out on his Fisher-Price basketball hoop and... Read more