A sports adage says that “defense wins championships.” That statement couldn’t have been truer for the L.C. Bird Skyhawks on Saturday in the Group AAA Division Six State Championship. Bird took the lead on a 67-yard touchdown run by running back Paul Robertson with 5:57 to go in the second quarter and protected that lead the rest of the way.
Coaches and parents play a big role in preventing injuries.
The Matoaca Indians Minor football team brings home the Chesterfield Quarterback League, Southern Division Championship after 18 years, on Nov 10, 2012. The last time the Indians won the Southern Division Championship was 1994.
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.