L.C. Bird girls volleyball head coach Sarah Iruegas’ stump quote for the 2013 volleyball season is “To win without risk is to triumph without glory.” After gutting out two five set thrillers over Manchester, the lady Skyhawks beat the Lancers in three sets to capture the first conference 12 volleyball championship in history.
The Skyhawks finished their second consecutive season 10-0 and earned the top seed in the 5A South playoffs, meaning they will have home field advantage throughout region playoffs. L.C. Bird has won 24 straight games and 58 of their last 59 regular season games.
The Matoaca Warriors earned a field hockey regional berth by advancing to the conference 12 tournament final last week. The ladies won regular season championship before falling to Prince George in the final, but faced Lee Davis (18-1) in the first round of regionals on Monday, losing 3-1.
The Mayor of Lake Macquarie, Australia has informed Chestesterfield representative, Gretchen Simard, that Chesterfield will be one of the 80 cities from around the world invited to the 2014 International Children’s Games.
The Skyhawks ruled the roost once again this week, improving to 9-0 on the year on senior night. After Clover Hill capitalized on a Terrance Ervin interception with a 95 yard touchdown pass to take an early lead, Bird reeled off 73 unanswered points.
Arena Racing started in Richmond three or four years ago and has grown into a series held at the Richmond Coliseum. The 2013-14 season runs from November 9 - April 11 and has seen a steady increase in popularity since its introduction to the Richmond area.