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“Pride and Passion: The African-American Baseball Experience,” a national traveling exhibition that chronicles the remarkable history of baseball’s Negro leagues and the challenges and successes of African-American baseball players, opened at Central Library, 9501 Lori Road, on Nov. 10, and will be available to the public during normal library hours until Wednesday, Dec. 19.
The Chester Kiwanis held its first annual Chester Kiwanis 5K over the weekend, with Harrison Wood named the overall winner, finishing in 17:40. The race attracted about 150 runners to Linear Park from the region, and the race was a very successful event, according to president of the club, Thomas Sokol.
The Colonial Heights Senior Golf Association is set to begin play for the 2012 season on Tuesday, April 3 at the Prince George Golf Club. Under the leadership of newly elected President Dwight Reagan, the league conducted the spring all-members meeting on March 22 at the Colonial Heights Senior Center on Roanoke Ave.
Something big happened when the Marguerite Christian Junior football team won their Chesterfield Quarterback League Super Bowl Championship Saturday 18-0 over Clover Hill led by Head Coach Brian Foutz with touchdowns scored by Kameron Lewis, Maxwell Oxendine and Tre’ Tillman.
The Second Thursdays event presented on the Village Green in Chester will feature cabaret acts from Evelyn Quaye and Una Harrison.
Ms. Quaye sings standards as the Second Thursdays concert features a Night at the Cabaret.
The long awaited delivery of the 2008 Olympic Trials Pool from Omaha, Neb., to its new home at the Greater Richmond Aquatics Partnership Aquatics Center took place on Monday at Ukrop Park, located at the intersection of Chippenham Parkway and Ironbridge Road.
While on vacation have you ever had the feeling the same old vacation you’ve been taking for years was getting kind of boring? Chester resident Krista Hutchins was in the midst of trying to avoid that same old vacation when she stumbled upon VisitOrlando.com and noticed the “Win a Free Vacation” link. That was only the beginning of a “vacation makeover” that any family would die for.
This summer, a traveling youth baseball team from Chester could have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to compete in a tournament hosted at the Cooperstown Dreams Park in New York. Though the team lacks the financial resources to fund a bid for the tournament, its members remain more than hopeful about their chances.
Saturday, Nov. 20, marked the first time in more than 15 years that a Wells football team had made it to the Super Bowl.