Heritage Chevrolet is one of 11 Chevrolet dealers from the Richmond area that partnered with local youth baseball leagues and helped raise close to $37,965 in total donations from the dealership and private parties in the area. During the 2009 baseball season, Central Chesterfield Little League received both monetary and equipment donations as well as the opportunity to raise up to $10,000 through a unique fundraiser.
Freshman Griffin Clark’s 75 took medalist honors in the 2009 Central Region Golf Tournament, held at Meadowbrook Country Club last Tuesday. Clark will lead the Knights into the Central Region Tournament, where he will be one of a handful of players favored to earn medalist honors. The only freshman on the senior-laden team, Clark is the son of Petersburg CC Head
Families will dine at CiCi’s in Chester on October 7.
The school will participate in the U.S. Department of Agriculture Fruit and Vegetable Program. Through this grant, staff and students will have the opportunity to try a new fruit or vegetable twice a week during the school year in an effort to promote a healthier school environment.
At 9:45 a.m. on October 8, the Dale Ruritan Club will present dictionaries to third-grade students.
Crime Solvers needs your help to identify two men who stole jewelry from Diamond Concepts in the Chesterfield Towne Center at 11501 Midlothian Tnpk. on Friday, July 17.
SALEM CHURCH RD 9/20 Salem Church Middle School. Entry to a storage shed attempted by kicking the door and hitting the lock with a rock. Unable to enter there, suspects then gained entry to a mobile concession stand via a roof vent and removed the property. Investigation led to the identification of the suspects.
Recognized as one of our nation’s greatest high school football rivalries, the Battle of Chester is also a multigenerational social event of the season. It is an event that carries little in the way of animosity, but instead an extra heaping of good-natured ribbing. On the Bird sideline this year was freshman Tiffany Stevens, a flutist in the Marching Skyhawk band, who was experiencing her first Bird-Dale game. Stevens commented, “There has been tremendous enthusiasm all week.
Thirty years ago, Aubrey Lindsey, the freshly-appointed principal of the brand-new L.C. Bird High School, was summoned to the legendary Wilson Crump’s office. When Lindsey arrived, Crump handed him an envelope that contained a $30,000 check. A stunned Lindsey listened as Crump directed him to establish a first-class athletic program. Crump continued, “They need to look good when they take the field.” Then he added, “Get the best coaching staff you can to lead them.” With this huge assist from Crump, Lindsey did his part in giving birth to what was to become a Bird athletic dynasty.
It was a “welcome home” for many of the 1959 Thomas Dale High School graduates attending their 50th class reunion, bringing with them memories of sock hops in the gym and rhythm and blues shows with the sounds of Chuck Berry, Fats Domino, The Platters, and Chubby Checkers. Moore’s Lake was their summer meeting place and it was swimming and dancing every night. Nineteen members still call Chester home, and of the 110-member class, 53 members had registered to attend the reunion held Saturday, September 19 at King’s Korner Resturant.