Basketball Scores & Stats
Meadowbrook girls (13-8) Meadowbrook 57Clover Hill 53MBK stats: Maya Ellis 28 pts; Trinity Price 23 pts, 13 reb Hopewell 59Meadowbrook 33MBK scoring: Maya Ellis 20 pts Meadowbrook 75Dinwiddie 32MBK stats: Maya Ellis 29 pts; Tiona Moore 13 pts, 5 stl; Trinity Price 6 pts, 8 reb, 5 asst, 6... Read more
Local track and field athletes performing at a high level
L.C. Bird  L.C. Bird boys track has put together a dynasty, winning four straight track championships, spread between two indoor and outdoor seasons. Now, they’ve built one of the best programs in the state, and they are once again expected to contend.  Sophomore Jayson Ward ranked first in the... Read more
Warriors leading area’s wrestlers
Matoaca wrestling is one of the most successful programs in recent times, winning three straight state championships from 2014 to 2016. This year, with a talented roster that’s gotten better as the season has gone on, Daniel Clingenpeel and company are pushing for a state title.  A quintet of... Read more
Basketball scores and stats
L.C. Bird boys (15-6) George Wythe 47L.C. Bird 44Bird stats: Bryce Blaine 10 pts; Keyontae Lewis 10 reb; Tyler Henderson 6 pts, 7 reb. Monacan 76L.C. Bird 65No stats reported L.C. Bird girls (15-6) L.C. Bird 51Cosby 50Bird stats: S’Zahria Jones 24 pts, 11 reb, 4 stl; Kameron Brown... Read more
Student-athletes ink with their schools of choice
L.C. Bird  Four athletes committed to play college football with more possibly on the way for the Skyhawks.  Chris Barfield is an athletic linebacker who spent some time at running back for L.C. Bird over the course of his high school time. An academic with a 4.4 GPA, he... Read more
Recruitment offers pouring in for local athletes
Usually around the new year, football recruiting heats up, and this year’s crop of athletes has been no exception. To go with two commitments, 16 local gridiron standouts reeled in more than 25 different offers over the past few weeks.  L.C. Bird Sophomore running back Ramon Brown continues to... Read more
Basketball Recap

Basketball Recap

Basketball February 6, 2020

As the playoffs loom, area teams took it to their opposition this week. The L.C. Bird, Thomas Dale, and Meadowbrook boys went undefeated this week. They were joined by the Matoaca girls.  The L.C. Bird boys (15-4) reeled off four straight wins after losing back-to-back games. The Skyhawks avenged... Read more
Basketball Scores & Stats
L.C. Bird girls (13-5) L.C. Bird 58Huguenot 39Bird stats: S’Zahria Jones 14 pts, 7 reb, 3 stl; Alexis Miller 11 pts, 5 stl; Kielle Shaw 10 points 7 asst, 5 stl. L.C. Bird 59Clover Hill 41Bird stats: Kyah Smith 17 pts, 6 reb, 4 stl; S’Zahria Jones 14 pts,... Read more
Meet the McNeelys
Competitive spirit nets them success  Family isn’t just an important thing. For some, it’s everything. It’s certainly proved that way for the McNeelys.  The family got its start when basketball standout Michelle, who was raised in Colonial Heights, moved away to Louisville, and then back to the area. That’s... Read more
Manns with a plan

Manns with a plan

Basketball January 30, 2020

Skyhawks coach drives development through hard work Actress Priyanka Chopra once said: “I believe destiny and hard work go hand and hand.” Not only that, it can shape our futures.  For L.C. Bird boys’ basketball coach Troy Manns, living the Chopra formula has made him one of the most... Read more