Former Matoaca volleyball standout and 2014 Warriors graduate Jaelyn Jackson signed a National Letter of Intent to play college volleyball at Baylor University. If the name sounds familiar, it is because Jackson originally signed to play college volleyball at the University of Maryland, however, a second surgery for a... Read more
2015’s edition of “Shaka Watch” is over and former VCU Head Coach Shaka Smart took the head coaching post at the University of Texas – Austin. One local impact that the story could potentially have is on L.C. Bird standout Kenny Williams III, who signed with VCU this winter.... Read more
Chester has seen its share of professional athletes. Matoaca had James Farrior, Meadowbrook had Morgan Moses and Brandian Ross currently in the NFL. L.C. Bird has Jason Snelling, Thomas Dale has had four players reach the NFL including William Henderson and Rudi Johnson – but the next athlete to... Read more
Senior Alexis McCargo, a standout defender and most talented L.C. Bird girls’ soccer athlete, made her college decision last week. The Skyhawk will take her talents west to Rocky Mount and play for Ferrum College. “When I visited Ferrum, I felt like I was a part of their family,”... Read more
Matoaca Girls No. 1 Rina Croston, Sophomore No. 2 Brittany Beverly, Freshman No. 3 Jackie Cheely, Senior No. 4 Zoey Coleman, Sophomore First year head coach Jen Wells is excited about the talent she has on a young Matoaca team as the top four seeds feature one athlete, do-it-all... Read more
Thomas Dale’s first season of lacrosse was a success. Both the boys and girls teams were formed from the bottom up and both had success as teams, coupled with many individual successes. This year, it’s for real, these games count. 2015 marks the first season that the Knights will... Read more
Matoaca 2014 Record: 14-4 Lost in 5A South Region quarters to Atlee Key Players: Allie Fitzke, senior, third base; Brooke Flowers, junior, catcher; Katie Higgins, freshman; pitcher Key Losses: Jessica McCabe (JMU), Maya Bailey (Virginia State), Taylor Clark Armed with Fitzke and several other seniors to lead the way,... Read more
Matoaca 2014 Record: 17-2 Lost in First Round of 5A South Regionals to Mills Godwin Key Players: Sam Smith, senior, shortstop; Austin Sizemore, senior, second base; Kyle Creasy, senior; pitcher Key Departures: Rick Spiers (Randolph-Macon), Grant Boyd (King College), Jamison and Grayson Trower (Maryland-Eastern Shore), Jake Bailey (Bridgewater), Craig... Read more
A proud program, L.C. Bird girls’ basketball was victorious over Thomas Edison to play in their first state title game. While the first half was a roaring success for the Skyhawks, they would fall just short of the ultimate goal, losing to Princess Anne 71-65 in the 5A State... Read more
Thomas Dale Girls Soccer 2014 Record: 11-5-1 Lost to Woodbridge in 6A South Regionals Key Players: Katie Waring, senior, midfield; Dominique Grubbs, sophomore, striker; Caroline Johnson, sophomore, defense Key Departures: Becky Kriz, Bridget Schindel (Salem College) Though a young team, the Knights were exciting. Katie Waring is the team’s... Read more