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July 19, 2014 - 10:00am
September 27, 2014 - 7:00pm

Girls on the Run: Curtis students raise $1,000 for Children’s Hospital of Richmond

On a sunny afternoon at Curtis Elementary School last week, the school’s Girls on the Run group presented a check for $1,010 to a representative of Children’s Hospital of Richmond.

Matoaca’s Brock, Parker sign with UVa-Wise

Last week, UVa-Wise coach Dan Carter visited Matoaca, where he garnered commitments from two of the area’s more solid cross country runners. Matt Parker and Emily Brock, both of whom served as team captains for coach Nolan Shigley’s warriors, will continue their careers as Cavaliers.

Kevin Tucker succeeds Vic Williams as Dale coach

Thomas Dale Activities Director Lee Batten recently announced the hiring of Kevin Tucker as the school’s next football coach. The appointment comes less than three weeks after long-time Dale coach Vic Williams announced his retirement.

Area mourns passing of former coach Gabe Hicks

Matoaca resident Gabe Hicks passed away last Friday at the age of 69. Hicks gained notoriety as a football coach at both Midlothian and Matoaca high schools.

Bird alums dominate rosters in state college Ultimate Frisbee action

L.C. Bird High served as the host of the UPA State Championships this weekend, giving a number of Bird alumni a chance to return for a reunion of sorts. There are currently 29 Bird graduates playing on their colleges’ Ultimate Frisbee teams; many of those alumni present to support the next generation of players competing for a state title.

Dale machine rolls on, adds two more District Titles

Thomas Dale continued its winning ways by sweeping both the boys’ and girls’ district track titles in last week’s meet at Prince George. Quintin Fulghum was named the meet’s top performer in sweeping the long and triple jumps, as well as the 100 meter and 200 meter dashes.

Hopkins Bobcats declared U.S. Finals East Champions

The recreational cheerleading program at the Hopkins “Bobcat” Athletic Association, Inc. (HBAA) capped a successful season by receiving numerous awards at “The US Finals – The Final Destination” national cheerleading competition in Virginia Beach on May 1-2, according to a press release from HBAA.

Credit cards stolen, used at stores

The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs the community’s help to solve a case in which a victim’s stolen credit card was used to make fraudulent purchases at two area stores after her purse was stolen from Cracker Barrel at 12401 Redwater Creek Road on Feb. 9.