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Boys JV Skyhawk Basketball: A Successful Season

Lloyd C. Bird’s junior varsity boys basketball team went 13-2 this past season, only losing to Virginia Beach teams.  The team consisted of 12 players ranging from 9th to 10th grade. They beat all the top local teams such as Monacan, Varina, and Manchester, each  by an average of at least ten points. The Skyhawks […]

Boys Basketball: Leaving a Legacy

Bird’s varsity basketball had a great year, leading to the state championship game again for the second time.  This time, they took home the trophy! Troy Manns is the head coach for the boys varsity basketball team. He had a strong rotation of 15 players. Last year, the boys basketball team had an outstanding season […]

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JV Girls Basketball Worked HARD in 2017

Hard work is no stranger to Bird’s JV Girls Basketball team. Lead by a hard working coach, Adiva McKensie, the girls JV basketball team has nine outstanding players.The girls had a great season and they reached a record of 8-14. Coach McKensie said her main goals were to help develop her girls and make them […]

Skyhawk Girls Basketball Soars and Makes NO EXCUSES

Our own Lady Skyhawks had a phenomenal season with an ending record of 17-9! Regardless of being the smallest team in the tournament, with a height range of 4’11-5’9, they conquered, fought back, and had a season no one expected from them. With one of the youngest teams in the conference, they played like they […]

Skyhawks on the Run!

“Respect is earned, not given.” Coach Adam Canning instilled this as his team motto for the 2016-2017 Indoor Track season. The team, of 40 members, finished 1st in Conference 12, 2nd in the 5A South region, and top 5 in the state. Being one of the biggest sports at Bird, expectations were exceeded, and goals […]

The Skyhawks Swimming to Success

The L.C Bird swimming team, coached by Kimberly Bliley, is starting to gain recognition. The swimming team had a better performance than last year. “There were so many small moments throughout the season to be proud of,” said coach Bliley.   With 14 swimmers, everyone wanted to stand out and prove that Bird is, yet […]

LCB Medford Basketball is PERFECT.

PERFECT.   Lloyd C. Bird’s Medford team had yet another perfect season, and with the help of head coach Crystal Barker and assistant coach Benny Speight, they were able to go undefeated in the year of 2016-17. Coach Speight says that there were many memorable moments during the season, but one of the best memories […]

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McCall Commits to Norfolk State

On February 1st, Shedrick McCall will officially commit to play football and study at Norfolk State University. Shedrick McCall started his high school football career at Meadowbrook High School, moved to Monacan High School his sophomore year, and later transferred to Bird to start his legacy. The L.C. Bird football team has a lot of […]

Ashby Makes it Official

Rayshard Ashby is a tremendous student-athlete who has been a part of the Lloyd C. Bird High School football program since 8th grade. He will be ending a high school legacy and starting a new chapter with the Virginia Tech Hokies. He will sign on February 1st, 2017 at Lloyd C. Bird High School, to […]

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From the Skyhawks to the Wolfpack

Isaiah Moore is an L. C. Bird High School football player who will sign with North Carolina State, in Raleigh, on February 1, 2017. He is very dedicated to football and school. Transferring from Woodside High School, located in Newport News, VA, Moore came to Lloyd C. Bird in hopes of a state ring and […]

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