Ant Harris will get his shot at the NFL. While the L.C. Bird alumnus and former UVa safety was not selected in this past weekend’s NFL Draft- he was signed by the Minnesota Vikings in the frenzy of free agents signings that occur after the draft ends. “Proud to... Read more
Matoaca Boys Soccer 9-1-1 record Emerging as a contender for the Conference 12 Championship since 2010, the Matoaca Warriors are a defensive minded team that’s grown and played together for the past couple of seasons under head coach Jay Parker. The Warriors have played to their strengths, led by... Read more
After a long journey, Kenny Williams III made his college choice for the second time, choosing the University of North Carolina. Williams will play his college basketball there under famed head coach Roy Williams in the basketball crazed town of Chapel Hill, N.C. The announcement came Saturday via his... Read more
Though it wasn’t National Signing Day, three Matoaca athletes put the pen to paper last week, Neal Richards didn’t sign at school, he had his ceremony at home. Richards will attend Virginia Military Institute, where he will continue his wrestling  and academic career. “I liked the school and I... 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
Thomas Dale alum Roger Bothe’s athletic resume is impeccable. He was a member of the Knights’ back-to-back state championship teams in 2005 and 2006; including a header to win the match in the second overtime period for Thomas Dale’s first state crown. Bothe went on to have a successful... Read more
Former Matoaca volleyball standout and 2014 Warriors graduate Jaelyn Jackson signed a National Letter of Intent to play college volleyball at Baylor University. If the name sounds familiar, it is because Jackson originally signed to play college volleyball at the University of Maryland, however, a second surgery for a... Read more
2015’s edition of “Shaka Watch” is over and former VCU Head Coach Shaka Smart took the head coaching post at the University of Texas – Austin. One local impact that the story could potentially have is on L.C. Bird standout Kenny Williams III, who signed with VCU this winter.... 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
Senior Alexis McCargo, a standout defender and most talented L.C. Bird girls’ soccer athlete, made her college decision last week. The Skyhawk will take her talents west to Rocky Mount and play for Ferrum College. “When I visited Ferrum, I felt like I was a part of their family,”... Read more