Skyhawks win fourth straight state track championship
Win one championship. That’s a task that many teams never accomplish. Winning two is a repeat, three a three-peat. Winning the fourth is the measure of what many define as a dynasty in sports.  L.C. Bird High School’s boys track team recently won their fourth straight title – the... Read more
Bird boys, Dale’s Tyree are state champs
INDOOR TRACK In a balanced team effort, the L.C. Bird High boys’ track team recently brought home the indoor state title for the second year in a row. Bird totaled 76 points to runnerup Highland Springs’ 66.5. In the 12 events in which the boys participated, the Skyhawks placed... Read more
L.C. Bird boys win team title at state
When L.C. Bird High School won the boys’ indoor state championship this winter, they did it with balance throughout the team. While only one athlete won an event, they piled up the points to win the title as a team. Ten-year coaching veteran Adam Canning said that he’s seen... Read more
LC Bird’s relay team brings home the gold
L.C. Bird High’s track program has made for many discussion points recently, especially since coach Adam Canning and the Skyhawks brought home the school’s first-ever state track championship this past indoor season. The Penn Relays is one of the biggest events on the East Coast, and a team of... Read more
By Harrison Louis and Josh Matthews Manchester 41, Thomas Dale 7 It was tabbed as the local showdown that football fans had been waiting for two 6A foes, the second-ranked Manchester Lancers and the third-ranked Thomas Dale Knights at Lloyd Swelnis Stadium, both teams fresh off blowout victories where... Read more
Boys’ Track and Field Athlete of the Year Aaron Lewis, L.C. Bird Aaron Lewis, a junior at L.C. Bird helped lead a Skyhawk team loaded with talent in all facets. Lewis ran some sprint events and was part of the 1,600-meter relay team throughout the year, but he shone... 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
By Zach Long Track and Field Matoaca: The Warriors are off to strong start for the 2017 indoor track season. Leaning on a little more experience than last year and some fresh new talent, the team has promise heading into the thick of the season. Senior transfer from California,... Read more
Matoaca alum Sam Gunther has already had an excellent career running at Bridgewater College, but for his senior year, he naturally, wanted to go out with a bang. Mission accomplished. This past weekend, Gunther broke his own ODAC and Bridgewater record with a time of 1:50.58 in the 800m... Read more
A program with many college level athletics historically, Thomas Dale track added another notch to their belt when distance runner Michael Tres announced he will be running at Virginia Wesleyan. “After visiting and being able to meet with the team and coaches, it was a program athletically I felt... Read more