Despite shooting slump, Williams finding ways to help UNC win
L.C. Bird High sharpshooter Kenny Williams shocked many when he chose North Carolina over Virginia Commonwealth University after Shaka Smart left the Rams for Texas, but few have been shocked at the success he’s found as a Tar Heel. While his three-point shooting hasn’t quite been what Chesterfield County... Read more
Despite a challenging season for head coach Chamont Thompson and the Meadowbrook High Monarchs, a silver lining is that the program developed at least two more college prospects. Running back Paul Davis recently received an offer from the University of Virginia-Wise, and defensive lineman/tight end Frank Howard got an... Read more
Baum collects ODAC award
Former L.C. Bird High point guard Madison Baum was named the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for the week of Nov. 5-10. Baum opened the season for Bridgewater College with 14 points, nine assists and five steals as the Eagles notched  92-82 victory over... Read more
Knight volleyballers fall in state final
ABOVE: Will Kimenhour (32) and Andrew Carraway try to block a James River strike. Thomas Dale High School’s boys volleyball team knocked on heaven’s door Thursday evening, but James River answered. The Rapids dispatched the Knights 3-1 to claim their third state title in the last five seasons. “This community... Read more
Knights, Skyhawks come up short in playoffs
  Above: Thomas Dale quarterback Jasiah Williams runs the pigskin; Mykael ‘Mykey’ Anderson kneels after L.C. Bird’s loss to Henrico. Manchester 48, Thomas Dale 7 The Manchester High Lancers used the arm of quarterback and Notre Dame commit Brendon Clark and the capable legs of running back Isaiah Todd to eliminate... Read more
Knights, Skyhawks advance to next round
ABOVE: Ejay Walker looks for a receiver. He found A.J. Chavis on a screen pass that went for the game’s only score. L.C. Bird 49, Douglas Freeman 14 The L.C. Bird High Skyhawks cruised in the first round of the Class 5 playoffs by scoring 35 unanswered points to... Read more
Knights rumble past Royals, Skyhawks top Titans; Matoaca, Meadowbrook fall
ABOVE: Deangelo Gray cuts back while running the football during gridiron action last week. (Rob’s DigiPix) Thomas Dale 48, Prince George 20 In what head coach Kevin Tucker called a “sloppy” game for Thomas Dale High School, the result looked awfully good on paper. The Knights improved to 8-2 with... Read more
Thomas Dale High School’s boys volleyball team is headed to the state tournament. On the cusp of a region title, the Knights are preparing for a run at a state championship. Thomas Dale and James River played Monday in the regional final. The winner will be the top seed... Read more
Former Skyhawks coach, players coaching success at Glen Allen
ABOVE: From left, Terrance Ervin, Salvatore Camp, Torrey Pettis and Quentin Hall. Under former L.C. Bird High assistant football coach Salvatore Camp, and with the help of three L.C. Bird graduates, Glen Allen High School is currently 7-2 on the year. The Jaguars’ highest win total since the school opened... Read more
TDHS, Bird, Matoaca win; Meadowbrook falls to P’burg
ABOVE: L.C. Bird wide receiver Jamon Battle stiff-arms a George Wythe defender. Thomas Dale 30, Granby 10 The Thomas Dale Knights improved to 7-2 with a victory over Granby last week in what was a break from the “Central District” schedule. Thomas Dale got a big performance from its... Read more