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
BOYS Meadowbrook finished 17-7 last year, and this year’s version of the team is going to have to work hard to reach last year’s level of success. They graduated all five starters (Antonio Davis, Khylil James, Tyshawn Jeter, Elijah Baker and Wesley Hardaway), but they should get a boost... Read more
BOYS The Knights are coming off of a 1-21 season last year that they will definitely be looking to improve upon, given that they return every player from their roster last year. Projected Starting Five G – Elijah Gregory G – Jalen Blackwell F – T.J. Jordan F –... Read more
Elizabeth Davis Middle Host “Pink Out” Game
The Elizabeth Davis Lady Ravens basketball team will be hosting their second annual “Breast Cancer Awareness” game on Thursday, October 22 at 3:15 p.m. The Ravens will host crosstown rival Carver. The game is in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness. Coach Braxton Byerson encourages the community to come out... Read more
Justin Harper, a product of Meadowbrook High and the University of Richmond is currently playing with the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets pre-season. Brooklyn signed Harper on September 18, following a rock-solid season with Felice Scandone in Italy’s Series A league. On October 8, Harper scored 11 points and grabbed three... Read more