PLAYOFFS: First round recaps

The Skyhawks lit up the Eagles defense for 49 first half points before playing reserves as L.C. Bird cruised to a first round playoff victory, advancing to play Hermitage this Friday at 7 p.m.

Correia, Jeter qualify for state XC meet

Two members of the Thomas Dale cross country team qualified for the state meet last Friday at The Plains, outside of Warrenton, Va.

Lady Skyhawks take their first conference championship crown

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.

Skyhawks finish undefeated, Warriors top Knights, Monarchs fall to Generals

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.

Knights, Warriors ousted early in regional playoffs

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.

Team Chesterfield receives invite for 2014 International Children’s Games

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.