Skyhawk passing attack takes flight

Long known for its running attack, L.C. Bird needed something to get over the hump and into the promised land. A tall, athletic quarterback with a big arm from Henrico transferred to Bird last season when his family moved into the district. A state championship later, that quarterback is now a senior – Terrance Ervin.

Skyhawks making a statement on the volleyball court

The season head coach Sarah Iruegas arrived in 2010 the Skyhawks girls volleyball team played to a 2-16 record. The program progressively improved over the course of the past three years and this year’s Lady Skyhawks are 11-6 overall and a perfect 7-0 in conference 12 play.

Week 8 recaps: Bird, Dale, Meadowbrook blow out opponents

The Bird defense pitched their fifth shutout of the season and Earl Hughes rushed for 298 yards and four touchdowns to lift Bird over Cosby for their 22nd straight win and seventh straight victory over the Titans.

Monarch making an impact

Unless a recruit is truly an “impact player,” many don’t see much playing time as freshmen at the college level. Consider Gerard Johnson as “impact.” In 2013, Johnson has appeared in all eight games for the Old Dominion Monarchs, and rushed for an ODU season high 101 yards against Norfolk State October 26...

Harrowgate Athletic Association storied program begins to rebuild

Fifty-seven football players, 34 cheerleaders and scores of parents will end the season this Friday for the Harrowgate Athletic Association football program with its final game, but it is just the beginning for a rebuilding program for an association that began with the Chesterfield County Quarterback League in the 1950s.

Carol Brinkley’s passion for field hockey nets invite to play internationally

With eight minutes left in the game Carol Brinkley, on the Eastern Mennonite University team, lifted the ball into the goal over Sweet Briar College’s goalie. Brinkley’s goal was the last score of the game and gave EMU a 6-0 win over SBC.