By Zach Long When asked about his college decision, NaDear Raymond said he wanted to go someplace big, a school where he could make a name for himself. If he hasn’t already done that locally with an outstanding athletic career at Meadowbrook, he definitely has now. Raymond, a sprinter... Read more
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No matter the task, it seemed to be business as usual for L.C. Bird boys’ basketball during the 2016-17 season. Winning a state championship was no exception, as the Skyhawks defeated Bethel, 65-52, to earn the school’s first basketball title in workman like fashion. “We try to make everything... Read more
Two local Special Olympics speed skaters athletes will join 2,700 participants from around the globe next month for the year’s largest humanitarian and sports event, the Special Olympics World Winter Games. Christina Dryer of Chester and Craig Licorish Jr. of Chesterfield will be representing the United States as part... Read more
By Thomas Dozier L.C. Bird has had its successes on the football field. Three straight 5A state championships isn’t just an accomplishment; it’s a feat. While the both the Skyhawks boys’ and girls’ basketball programs have had their share of successes, neither team has brought home a state title.... Read more
Matoaca baseball Record: 20-4 Coach: Tim Haynes The Warriors had a strong season last year. Their impressive run ended by way of a tough loss to Glen Allen in the first round of the regional tournament. Left-handed pitcher Robert Fultineer and infielder Zach Clark have both graduated and leave... Read more
By Thomas Dozier If you thought this was a rebuilding year for the L.C. Bird girls’ basketball team, you might want to think again. All the Skyhawks did was post an 18-9 overall record a before ending their season with a 73-50 loss to the three-time defending 5A state... Read more
By Zach Long Thomas Dale Track: In his three years coaching track and field at Thomas Dale, Coach Jay Price said that he had more athletes qualify for the 6A South Regional than ever before. His team competed at the regional meet in Hampton over the weekend and did... Read more
Track L.C. Bird: The Skyhawks have soared this postseason. The boys’ team took home the Conference 12 title on Feb. 1, and then proceeded to finish second at the 5A south regional last weekend. The girls finished second at the conference meet, then finished 15th at regionals. Javon LaPierre was... Read more
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Braxton Byerson Class of 2007 Byerson was a four-year letterman in basketball. He earned first team All-Metro in his junior and senior seasons and was the Central District Player of the Year in 2006. Braxton went on to play his college basketball at Virginia Union, where he was named... Read more