After two standout seasons in Richard Bland’s softball program, former L.C. Bird infielder Kimberly Ellis will leave RBC with more than an associate’s degree, she will leave with top honors on the field as well. The sophomore earned First Team All Region X honors along with Prince George’s Whitney... Read more
New Meadowbrook softball coach Lisa Keys inherits a program that has struggled for some time now. Once proud, the program has been in a state of rebuilding. Keys is here to change this. “I took this job to grow the program,” said Keys. “My coaching philosophy is physical-mental-emotional development... Read more
Matoaca will bring a young team to the table in 2016. The loss of two big time seniors in Allie Fitzke and Taylor Patterson will hurt, but second-year coach Greg Hunt has a number of younger players ready to go, and a sophomore hurler that will be the center... Read more
The Knights (16-5) took a trip to regionals, navigating through an ultra competitive Conference 3 last season on a dramatic home run by First Team All-Conference 3 honoree and catcher Hunter Vay to sink the Rapids of James River. While they fell to Forest Park in 6A South regionals,... Read more
The Florida State Seminoles, led by Lacey Waldrop were able to repeat as ACC Tournament Champions for the second straight season. The Seminoles swept three games in Blacksburg, Va., last weekend defeating Boston College, North Carolina State and Pitt for the crown. Waldrop picked up her 28th win of... Read more
L.C. Bird alum Tatyana Jordan continued her softball and academic career at Virginia State University. The outfielder’s freshman season was a great success. The former Skyhawk hauled in CIAA All-Rookie Team and All-Tournament honors for the 2015 season. Jordan hit .364 during her first year, driving in 11 runs... Read more
When Mike Zuk was coaching junior varsity in 2013, he knew that a group of eighth graders just starting would have the potential to make a run at some points during their high school careers. Zuk took the head coaching post in 2014 and led the Knights to a... 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
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