According to linebacker Demond Bailey, one of Meadowbrook’s defensive leaders, there’s something different about this year’s version of the Monarchs.
Expectations are high for the L.C. Bird Skyhawks, who have now won back-to-back state championships, solidifying themselves as a dynasty in the Central Region. Currently on a 29 game winning streak as a program, Skyhawk Nation is looking forward to another successful year.
In his 23rd season at Matoaca, head coach Pat Manuel is out to prove a point. A point that’s been proven time and time again – that a group of players that have truly come together as a team can win a lot of ballgames.
In 2013, Thomas Dale lost nine starting players to season-ending injuries across both sides of the ball. Among the barrage of ailments were five torn ACLs, three torn labrums and a broken bone.
When asked about the BIB tournament’s rich history, Chesterfield Baseball Club (CBC American) coach Chad Kannon pointed out there had been more BIB tournaments than Super Bowls.