Johnson named to All-Academic tennis team at Lynchburg

Joshua Johnson is a sophomore in the Nursing School at Lynchburg College. He recently received the honor of being selected for the All-Academic Team for Tennis in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC).

The Next Level: Hughes, Brinkley, Rivers

In his second season, Hughes starts at free safety for Norfolk State. Thus far, he’s logged nine tackles in the team’s first two games. As a freshman in 2012 he earned his first career start at nickel back against Savannah State and registered three tackles.

A blowout and heartbreakers in week two

The Skyhawks dominated the Bulldogs last Friday night, holding them to 75 yards total offense.
Bird racked up 47 first half points and didn’t look back, needing just 24 offensive plays to dispatch Wythe.

Skyhawks win Battle of Chester, dominate on both sides of ball

The 40th edition of the Battle of Chester featured the defending division six state champions in the L.C. Bird Skyhawks, and a young, upstart Thomas Dale squad fresh off of a week zero victory against Cosby. The Skyhawks would dominate the game on both sides of the ball en route to their sixth straight victory against the Knights, 35-6.

The Next Level: Birdsong, Frye, Walker

Frye, the younger brother of College of Charleston women’s basketball standout Alyssa Frye, has begun to develop into a special teams force for the Hokies. The sophomore has recorded four tackles in team’s first two games, including two tackles against top ranked Alabama.

Week 1 game recaps

Meadowbrook 20, Manchester 13
Senior Terrelle Whitaker turned in a big game for the Monarchs, catching a four-yard touchdown pass from sophomore Talik Mann and returning a kick-off 75 yards to seal the win for the Monarchs.

Meadowbrook took an early lead, but after Manchester’s Jonathan Duhart returned an interception for an 86-yard touchdown to bring the score to 14-13, the Monarch special teams came up huge with a blocked extra point to preserve the lead.