Area teams find places in  playoffs
With summer on the forefront of students’ minds, there is still business to be done in the classrooms and on the athletic fields. Several Chester-area teams performed well and went to regional play. The coverage area saw one conference champion, as Meadowbrook boys’ soccer brought home the Conference 12... Read more
Keeping up with the tradition of establishing a well-rounded girls’ basketball team, Coach Chevette Waller has announced dates for basketball camp at L.C. Bird High School. Open to all girls, ages six through 16, the camp will be held June 19 through June 23 from 9 a.m. to 3... Read more
By ZACH LONG After 17 regular season games, the Matoaca baseball team has only given up 15 earned runs. With consistent production on the mound and a disciplined defense, the Warriors finished the regular season with a 13-4 record, and they are primed for a postseason run. Even when... Read more
L.C. Bird veteran football coach David Bedwell, who captured three straight 5A state titles from 2012 to 2014, has stepped down as football coach and will assume the duties as the Skyhawks’ new athletic director. Bedwell, who spent 17 years as the head coach at the Chesterfield County school,... Read more
BY RICHARD IMMEL, USA WRESTLING SALVADOR DA BAHIA, Brazil – The 2017 Pan American Beach Wrestling Championships was held at Stella Maris Beach recently with a record-setting 60 matches being contested in the unique international wrestling style.   Sam Jones, a Thomas High School graduate and All-State wrestler his... Read more
In many cases, once an athlete gets their first scholarship offer, more are sure to come. Especially if they still have another full season to play. A pair of Meadowbrook football players have received their first invitation to play at the collegiate level. Dontez Braxton and Brandan Delaney have... Read more
It was a special day for Meadowbrook girls’ soccer this past Wednesday, as Adriana Rosales signed her National Letter of Intent to play at Randolph-Macon College. Rosales has been a key component for the Monarchs this year, scoring nine goals and adding four assists as a center midfielder. However,... Read more
For a program that’s been in existence for just three years, Thomas Dale boys’ lacrosse has given the student body something to cheer about. The best part is, it’s based around what coach Paul Amos called a group of good kids who are leaders. The Knights have an 8-3... Read more
Bird spring athlete commits
Two L.C. Bird athletes announced where they’d be going this coming fall after finishing their academic and athletic careers as Skyhawks. Walter Samayoa, center back on the soccer field, will be attending and playing at Ferrum University, while baseball’s Miles Burton, a catcher, will be headed to UVa-Wise. Samayoa... Read more