Burgett, Conaway make college choices
Recently, L.C. Bird High School basketball has seen two more young men commit to play in the college ranks. Mack Burgett, a 6-foot 8-inch senior, is headed to Anderson University in Indiana.  “Before all, I want to thank the ‘man upstairs’ for giving the opportunity to play the game... Read more
Matoaca boys’ soccer finished last season 8-6-2 under Jay Parker, who’s now the football coach. This will be Victor Malagisi’s first year at the helm. “Our system of training and play has changed from the past, and the players are responding positively to the new system being developed at... Read more
Jags win 9-U championship
The Jacobs Road Elementary School Jaguars won the Cub Division 9-U Big Ten Championship over the Midlothian Mustangs, 22-17, on March 9. First row: cheerleaders, Sydney Hoy, Olivia Duncan, Delanie Harper, Emma Jarrett; second row, Savannah Poore, Kaelah Goodman-Robinson, Madison Thompson, Alyssa Inge, Makayla Reed and Brooklyn Gale; third... Read more
Falling Creek Blackhawks win 12-U championship
The Falling Creek Blackhawks 12-U basketball team won the Chesterfield Basketball League Championship in the Nets SEC division on Feb. 23 with a 57-45 win over Enon-Marguerite Christian. The Blackhawks finished the regular season with a 9-1 record, losing only to a tough Midlothian team. In the playoffs, Falling... Read more
Williams is dancing: L.C. Bird alum in pursuit of second national championship
What do you get the college basketball player who has everything? Another national championship. Kenny Williams, a L.C. Bird High graduate, is a senior at No. 1 Midwest seed North Carolina. After already winning a national title in 2017, he’s looking to end his college career on top. With... Read more
Once not considered a competitive program, L.C. Bird High School’s boys soccer program developed and grew into one under Juan Chavez. The development and growth have continued under second-year head coach Bobby Clarke. This season, the Skyhawks will contend with the loss of eight starting seniors, highlighted by All-Conference... Read more
In Chris Olsen’s second year at Matoaca High School, the Warriors experienced another successful season. They finished 14-5, but didn’t make the playoff run they hoped for, falling at the hands of Douglas Freeman in the first round of the regional tournament. Gone are three key contributors: Hunter Vaughan... Read more
Hill looks to lead Knights softball
Like Thomas Dale High School baseball, softball went on a ride last year that took them to the state semifinals, where they fell to Grassfield. And like their diamond counterparts, they’ll do everything they can to get back and make it to the promised land under coach Patrick Sweet.... Read more
County hires new sports tourism coordinator
Chesterfield County Parks and Recreation recently named Paul D. Wilmoth its new sports tourism coordinator. Wilmoth was chosen after a national recruitment process. He will be replacing Danny Bonifas, who held the position for almost two years. Bonifas took a position with Richmond Region Tourism. Wilmoth will begin his... Read more
Daniels honored by Princess Anne Hunt Club