Soccer is probably the most played sport in the world. With thousands of youth leagues, adult leagues, professional levels, Major League Soccer and the World Cup and International Leagues, the sport spans the globe. It’s among the most popular spectator sports in the world.
Meadowbrook High School junior Jacob Griffith has had a spectacular summer as one of the nation’s premier male baton twirlers. In July, Jacob took a gold medal at the U.S. Nationals at Notre Dame and followed that up with a silver medal in the Junior Olympics held at the Convention Center in Virginia Beach in early August.
First-year coach Kevin Tucker led the Thomas Dale Knights to an opening night victory over Manchester in a fiercely competitive 20-16 ballgame in which the outcome was not decided until the very last minute.
In a game that was marked by one big play after another, the homestanding L.C. Bird Skyhawks finally put the game away in the waning moments with a 64-yard scamper by Kie Johnson. The score, giving Bird its final 36-23 margin, capped a 184-yard effort by Johnson that included three touchdowns.
Chesterfield County native Wayne Kidd recently won the 2010 Virginia State Skeet Championships, according to information from Kim Kidd. The championship was held last month in Chase City, Va.
Police are searching for a man who robbed the Wachovia bank at 4400 W. Hundred Road at 12 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 11. No one was injured during the robbery, according to information from police.
The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs the community’s help to identify a woman who used two fraudulent SunTrust Bank checks to make purchases at Walgreens at 626 Boulevard on Wednesday, Aug. 18.
MEADOWDALE BL 9/09 Regency Lake Apartments. The victim was preparing to leave her apartment and had opened the door when she discovered the known suspect outside. The suspect then forced his way inside the apartment through the open door. The suspect then assaulted both of the victims.