Triumph in the Face of Adversity
While everyone may deserve a second chance, not everyone gets one. A former Thomas Dale running back had to break more than tackles in his high school career, battling adversity to triumph on the field. As a senior with a nagging ankle injury, he rushed for 1,010 yards and... Read more
C.J. Reavis has found plenty of college interest at Eastern Mississippi after being dismissed from Virginia Tech. Per his twitter account, a “monster” has been created, and he’s been playing like one. Reavis has 23 tackles, six pass break-ups and two interceptions, one that went for a touchdown. First... Read more
L.C. Bird linebacker Isaiah Moore (6-2, 210) has picked up his first offer from Old Dominion University. The junior made varsity as a sophomore and earned a starting position, improving as the season went along, stepping up big in the postseason, especially against Salem (Virginia Beach) in the state... Read more
Speaking of offers, former Matoaca wideout and current Trinity Episcopal receiver Trevion Armstrong announced his college commitment at Trinity’s homecoming game last Friday. He’ll be playing his college football at the University of Nevada, the Wolfpack. Armstrong transferred along with quarterback Blake Bowen after the 2013 season. He fielded... Read more
Game Recaps: Football Week 6
Thomas Dale 28, Dinwiddie 13 The Knights’ defense rose to the occasion, defeating the Generals 28-13 on Saturday afternoon at Ed Karpus field. Thomas Dale jumped out to a 7-0 lead when Dinwiddie punter Joseph Tyree’s knee touched the ground on a kick. Matt Lawton ran a QB sneak... Read more
Village News Sports Top 5
1. L.C. Bird (6-0) The idle Skyhawks enjoyed a bye week, and have a favorable schedule the rest of the regular season. The biggest potential obstacle is this Friday’s game at Cosby, slated to kick-off at 7:30, but a Titans offense that’s struggled to score at times will have... Read more
Atomic Bonds
Chemistry comes in different packages. As scientists mix chemicals together to create a reaction, athletes pour their blood, sweat and tears into a team to create a winning formula that leads them to a state championship. Two area defenses hope to be up to the task this year at... Read more
L.C. Bird 36, Monacan 6 In a game that totaled 11 turnovers on a rain soaked field at Monacan last Thursday, it was the Skyhawks who emerged victorious in a battle of 5-0 teams, winning 36-6. L.C. Bird (6-0) took advantage of many of the opportunities that were given.... Read more
Village News Top 5: Football
1. L.C. Bird (6-0) In the misty, wet rain filled Thursday game with Monacan, it was L.C. Bird that prevailed. In a game marred with 11 turnovers, the Skyhawks turned their six turnovers into 36 points, while the Chiefs struggled to capitalize, only converting one of L.C. Bird’s turnovers... Read more
Football Recaps: Week 4
L.C. Bird 36, Clover Hill 0 L.C. Bird improved to 5-0 with a 36-0 shutout of Clover Hill. The defensive shutout was the fourth of the season for the Skyhawks. J.B Wright enjoyed another mammoth game, rushing for 234 yards and two scores on 18 carries. Shedrick McCall and... Read more