Gilliam was a great Skyhawk in her day on and off the court, and excelled at Cape Fear Community College in order to earn a scholarship to finish up her hoops career at Longwood. The results for the Lancers have proved she was a good investment. The 6-0 forward... Read more
Riley Hunt, a local Softball student-athlete from Matoaca High School and plays for the Ironbridge Breeze Fastpitch team has been selected by STUDENTathleteWorld to represent the United States in the 2017 Softball tour an International Sporting Competition to be held in Apeldoorn, Netherlands in July 2017. Student-athletes are chosen... Read more
Just ask H.D. Woodson coach Lawrence Mines III. His friends call him Trey. A native of Chester, Mines coaches, lives and works in Washington D.C., but for the past two years has returned to play in the Tri-City Holiday Classic. While he won in 2015 and was runner-up this... Read more

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Robert Johnson, Basketball L.C. Bird/Benedictine Junior at Indiana University Before heading to Benedictine, Johnson was a standout at L.C. Bird. Now in his third season at Indiana, he’s come into his own. A consistent performer, he’s only failed to score in double-figures twice all season, averaging 13.9 points per... Read more
By Zach Long Track and Field Matoaca: The Warriors are off to strong start for the 2017 indoor track season. Leaning on a little more experience than last year and some fresh new talent, the team has promise heading into the thick of the season. Senior transfer from California,... Read more
Khris Lane, Basketball Meadowbrook High School R-Junior at Longwood University   After starting his career high school basketball career at Meadowbrook, Lane ventured to Benedictine. Now he’s landed at Longwood by way of Drexel. The Big South and Lancers fans have been put on notice. Lane has averaged 14.2... Read more
L.C. Bird Girls (6-1 on season) L.C. Bird’s unselfish play on both ends of the court led them to two victories in the tournament. The Skyhawks dove for loose balls on defense and made the extra pass on offense to get open looks. Jaden Watkins showed off her passing... Read more
The L.C. Bird football team was in full force on the Team 804 roster in the I-64 Bowl at the Virginia Beach Sportsplex on Saturday. That Skyhawks list included running back Shedrick McCall, running back Demetri Atkins, offensive lineman Gavin Brennan, defensive lineman Q Armstrong and linebackers Rashard Ashby... Read more
By David Evers For Terrence Whitfield, it all started on the concrete courts of O.B. Gates Elementary. What was then just a game has now become a lifestyle. Whitfield has been impressive throughout his high school career at Matoaca, both on the football field and on the court. The small... Read more
Matoaca Boys Yousef Hatter In a tough Conference 12, the boys at Matoaca fought their way to a .500 record (12-12). After losing to Varina in the Conference 12 first round, the Warriors are aiming even higher this year. They look for their speed and athleticism to help them... Read more