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Virginia Olympian volunteers for Chesterfield program

Virginia Olympian, Kate Ziegler, will work with Chesterfield youth at the next International Children’s Games (IGC). Attending the International Children’s Games to represent Chesterfield County is a once in a lifetime opportunity for athletes and this year will be even more special as Chesterfield students will be coached by an Olympian.

Sarah Bowles earn volleyball honors

At the annual Mid-Atlantic Christian University Sports Banquet, Sarah A. Bowles earned honors for Mustangs Volleyball for Most Assists. She also earned the Most Service Aces. Sarah is a 2013 graduate of Lloyd C. Bird High School, where she played volleyball and softball.

SPORTS FAMILIES: Born to run

They say when it rains, it pours. For Earl and Elaine King this could not have been more true when an ultrasound at seven weeks found not one, but four babies waiting to enter the world.

SPORTS FAMILIES: Soccer a staple for the Groben family

For the Grobens, soccer is a “family thing.” Thomas Dale boys soccer has been one of the most successful programs in the Central Region over the past 15 years, and for six years, the Knights featured a member of the Groben family in the goal.

SPORTS FAMILIES: The Johnsons’ speed, agility garner attention from college scouts

When Robert Johnson Sr. and Tamara Johnson learned they were having a son, it was a celebration. Now the couple has three sons, all of which attended or currently attend L.C. Bird High School. Johnson is living a dream as, beginning in fall 2015, there’s a very good chance he’ll have three sons playing Division-I sports.

SPORTS FAMILIES: Nguyen, lose or draw

It wasn’t until Sunlee and Helen Nguyen’s oldest daughter started playing on the Meadowbrook tennis team as a freshman that tennis exploded with popularity in the Nguyen household. Now, it’s a way of life.