New kid on recruiting block for L.C. Bird
The L.C. Bird High Skyhawks have another Division I-level recruit in their midst.  Tyson Pledger, a 6-foot 2-inch, 210-pound defensive end-tight end picked up an offer from Delaware State University of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference.  A junior, Pledger was a captain for Troy Taylor and the Skyhawks last season.... Read more
Georgetown makes offer to Barfield
Chris Barfield is shaping up to be a big-time recruit for L.C. Bird’s High School football program. Recently, he snagged his second offer, this one from Georgetown University.  This comes on the heels of an offer from the University of Pennsylvania, an Ivy League school, after a standout performance... Read more
Tyree signs with Notre Dame
On hip hop artist Jay-Z’s album “The Life and Times of Sean Carter: Volume 3,” he tells fans in the introduction “you could have been anywhere in the world, but you’re here with me and I appreciate that.” The same could be said by whichever college football coach Chris... Read more
Liberty University makes offers to three Knights
Thomas Dale High School recruits just keep racking up college offers. In this case, one school wants not one, but three Knights. That school is Liberty University. The three athletes are offensive/defensive lineman Bryce Carter, wide receiver/defensive back Jasiah Williams and defensive back Crishaun Saunders. Liberty is the seventh... Read more
Williams gets offer, Walker commits
Thomas Dale High School got word of yet another Division I offer for athlete Jasiah Williams when he picked up an offer from Army, his second. Williams played all over the field for Kevin Tucker and the Knights this past year, at quarterback, running back, wide receiver, defensive back,... Read more
L.C. Bird High School got more good news on the recruiting front, as freshman running Ramon Brown received an offer from the University of Maryland. Despite his youth, Brown has already attracted two Atlantic Coast Conference schools, the first being Virginia Tech back in January. Brown caught the attention... Read more
L.C. Bird alum re-signs with Vikings
L.C. Bird High and University of Virginia alum Anthony Harris will continue his NFL career in the 2019 season. He was tendered a $3.095 million contract by the Minnesota Vikings last week, and he will play for his fifth season in Minnesota.  Harris had been a restricted free agent,... Read more
Johnson, Williams to play pro football in Europe
For most athletes, athletic careers start, and often end, in local youth sports organizations. For Gerard Johnson and Lionel Williams, their time together at Beulah Elementary School ended up being a springboard all the way to pro football. Johnson, a Meadowbrook High graduate, and Williams, a L.C. Bird High... Read more
Bedwell taking over at Hermitage High
Former L.C. Bird High School head football coach David Bedwell will be coaching football again. After stepping away from coaching and becoming L.C. Bird’s athletic director, Bedwell was recently named Hermitage High School head football coach. Bedwell won state championships in 2012, 2013 and 2014 and recorded 203 wins... Read more
L.C. Bird athletes collect offers
Two L.C. Bird High Skyhawks saw new offers roll in recently, and one of them came from a school in the Ivy League. Junior Chris Barfield reeled in an offer from the University of Pennsylvania, while C.J. Lynch scored his second offer, this one from Mount St. Joseph’s in... Read more