In Saturday’s VHSL State Football Semifinal game, the Oakton Cougars knew that stopping a potent L.C. Bird run game led by senior Paul Robertson was priority one in order to win. One thing they didn’t know: Robertson was wearing his lucky knee-high pink socks.
L. C. Bird’s storied athletes have continued to grow recently when 6 foot 6 inch left-handed hurler Bryce Harman signed his letter of intent to play baseball at East Carolina University (ECU) in 2013.
The 2012 season had already been another banner year for a program that’s bred for success. With its second 11-0 start in school history and a punched ticket to their third straight regional final, by all accounts, Bird belonged.