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
Knights’ Graves headed to Bridgewater College
Thomas Dale High School had another player sign to the college ranks last week. Kicker-punter Garrett Graves will be heading to Bridgewater College.  “Garrett is a hard-working young man who knew very little about football when he started four years ago,” coach Kevin Tucker said. “He has matured and... Read more
Davis signs with W.V. State
Last week, Meadowbrook High School’s standout running back Paul Davis signed a national letter of intent to play at West Virginia State University. The 5-10, 175-pound running back rushed for 1,010 yards for the Monarchs this past season, and has shown good pass catching ability. He was named third... Read more
Anderson, Dancey make commitments
L.C. Bird High gridiron stars may not have reeled in an Alabama offer, but it was most certainly a productive week for four Skyhawks standouts. Mykey Anderson and DeMarkus Dancey said they will continue their academic and football careers at UVA-Wise. “Mykey was a shutdown corner for us and... Read more
D’Abreu signs letter of intent with East Carolina
While some may consider Thomas Dale High School’s defensive end Rick D’Abreu’s senior season a nightmare, it certainly turned out well for the ultra-talented student-athlete. After choosing James Madison University in the summer, D’Abreu was lost for the season due to injury during the Knights’ first game.  Since then,... Read more
Six Warriors sign to play  football at the next level
Manny Hickman was one of the most heavily recruited football players in Matoaca High School history, racking up over 37 FBS and FCS offers. The senior originally committed to Cincinnati, decommitted, got more offers and eventually decided on East Carolina, where he’ll play with teammate Jonathan Coleman and Thomas... Read more
Matoaca High School has had some exciting recruiting news over the past couple of weeks.  Division I-level recruit Immanuel “Manny” Hickman, who had previously committed to Cincinnati, de-committed and now has offers from East Carolina, Tulane, James Madison and other schools.  Justin Providence, a tight end/long snapper, picked up... Read more
Anderson and Dancey commit, Virginia Tech makes offer to Brown
L.C. Bird High gridiron stars may not have reeled in an Alabama offer, but it was most certainly a productive week for four Skyhawks standouts.  Two athletes committed to colleges last week: Mykey Anderson and DeMarkus Dancy. They’ll continue their academic and football careers at UVA-Wise.  “Mykey was a... Read more
Thomas Dale’s Tyree adds Alabama to list; Carter and Sterling get attention too
It has been an epic climb from Thomas Dale High running back/defensive back, but Chris Tyree has seemingly reached the pinnacle. This past week, Alabama extended an offer to the junior.  “Extremely blessed to receive an offer from the University of Alabama,” Tyree said on his Twitter account, @chris_tyree4. ... Read more
Matoaca’s Providence gets several college offers
With Matoaca High School’s long history of producing quality linemen, it may come as no surprise that they have another to ascend to the college ranks: senior Justin Providence. “Justin is hard working, versatile and smart,” Matoaca coach Jay Parker said. “He brings a lot to the table as... Read more