L.C. Bird’s Barfield picks UVA

L.C. Bird running back and linebacker Chris Barfield has made his college decision. He’ll attend the University of Virginia and will have preferred walk-on status.

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Knights oust Grizzlies

Knights oust Grizzlies

Football November 23, 2019

By Soren Rutherford Thomas Dale 55, Grassfield 28 They say that it’s all about peaking at the right time. It appears as if Thomas Dale is doing just that and building momentum. Entering the playoffs riding a three-game winning streak, they made it four by defeating Grassfield 55-28 in... Read more
Williams accounts for 7 TDs in Knights’ win, Bird gets a victory, Matoaca, MBK fall
Photos by Rob’s DigiPix Story by Josh Mathews, Soren Rutherford and Joe Short Dale 46, Dinwiddie 44 They say that lightning doesn’t strike in the same place twice. That might be right, but when it comes to catching game-winning touchdowns, Thomas Dale High running back DeAngelo Gray might be... Read more
Dale clinches playoff berth, Matoaca and Bird lose ground
By Josh Mathews, Soren Rutherford and Joe Short Thomas Dale 35, Granby 0 It was senior night for the Thomas Dale Knights as they improved to 6-3 on Friday after defeating Norfolk’s Granby High School. Although the Knights got their third win in four games, they had some road... Read more
Thomas Dale wins on last-second ‘Hail Mary’
A 30-yard pass by Thomas Dale High’s quarterback Courtenay Burrell soared through the air and was deflected twice by Matoaca defenders before landing in the hands of Knights’ running back D’Angelo Gray, who was standing in the end zone with no time left. The catch set off a delirious... Read more
Bird loses a tough one, Meadowbrook falls
L.C. Bird’s offense failed to find the end zone last week against Monacan, losing a 14-0. The 7-1 Chiefs got their third win in a row over Bird not having not defeated the Skyhawks since 1998. “Our coaching staff did a great job of preparing our guys tonight,” Monacan... Read more
Bird, Matoaca win; Dale loses a close one
By Josh Mathews and Joe Short The Skyhawks’ defense held Cosby at bay for the entire game and made three key stops that kept the Titans out of the end zone to win 7-2. In so doing, Bird kept its playoff hopes alive. Most of the action of the... Read more
L.C. Bird’s kicker is a trailblazer and a queen
Soccer player Angel Hines took her role as a “kicker” and gave it a new meaning.  In August, she made the decision to expand her skills from the soccer field to the football field of L.C. Bird High School, becoming the first female to make the team in the... Read more
Dale rolls, Matoaca loses a heartbreaker, Bird shut out
By Josh Mathews, Soren Rutherford and Joe Short Thomas Dale 75, Meadowbrook 12 The Knights beat up on the winless Monarchs this Friday, scoring a season-high 75 points by way of a season-high 11 touchdowns.  With the return of 247Sport’s No. 28-ranked player for the recruiting class of 2020,... Read more
Skyhawks honor former players and support staff
L.C. Bird High School had a dozen new Hall of Famers inducted at a Sept. 28 ceremony. The newest inductees included figures from a wide range of people involved in the school’s athletic programs, from the football chain crew and field maintenance staff to three multi-sport stars who helped... Read more