Southside Speedway will run its second race of the season this Friday. The track opened last Friday night with one of the largest Late Model car counts in the state. The family owning the Chesterfield track prides themselves on running a family-friendly venue entertaining generations of fans. Southside Speedway... Read more
While injuries to pitchers are seemingly always a story in baseball, they are less apparent on the softball field, but they affect a team just as much. That’s exactly what Thomas Dale has experienced as they are off to a 0-4 start as of press time. Staff ace, sophomore,... Read more
For baseball, Chris Marshall and the Knights have gotten off to a 4-1 start as of press time. They’ve gotten big-time contributions from two of the hottest bats in the state, Drew Camp and VCU pledge Hunter Vay, along with two ace-like arms, Tyler Bailey and Evan Lester. Thomas... Read more
BY JOHN WALKER One of of L.C. Bird’s premier girls’ basketball players t has committed to play at Pfeiffer University. Brina Bentley, a 5-9 forward, has shown that hard work pays off over the course of time. “It feels like a weight has been lifted off my shoulders knowing... Read more
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
What’s word, L.C. Bird
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