Central Chesterfield Royals Baseball Club, (CCRBC) recently had the honor of representing their home town of Chester in Cooperstown, NY over the Independence Day weekend. Cooperstown is a prestigious establishment, every little league baseball players dream.
This week we check in with the Post 284 Bucs, the second of both teams featuring players from the Village News coverage area that play their home games at Shepherd Stadium in Colonial Heights.
Last season the Post 284 Pirates junior team battled successfully. The fruits of their labors were a regular season championship, a legion district championship and then a state championship.
After the eldest sons of Amy and John Bollinger of Chester – J.K. and Tyler – were on the swim team, then three-year-old Cody Bollinger decided he wanted to follow in the footsteps of his brothers.
Four senior members of the Chesterfield Classic Equestrians 4-H club recently competed in the Southeast District (Region 2) 4-H Dressage Show and are eligible to compete in the 4-H State Horse Show, September 10-13, at the Virginia Horse Center in Lexington. The district’s only dressage show was held May 10, in Beaverdam.
Again this year Coach Darek Hathaway, Coach Drew Lasky, and Coach Steve Spears have led their Chesterfield County Little League AA NY Yankees team to win the Championships. Congratulations to the team and to the great coaches on a great season.