Chester resident Andrea Hobbs is coming off a successful junior year at Christopher Newport University (CNU). As a rising senior, she looks to continue stellar performance and lead her team back to the NCAA tournament in 2014.
Last Saturday, 590 participants took to the trails in Henricus Historical Park to run the 5.5 mile mud and obstacle course race known as the “Dauber Dash.” Branded as a run through history, the race took its competitors down scenic park trails, through the river, over hay bales and other various obstacles and through two mud pits.
Local Chester residence and Thomas Dale graduate Ryan Nolan was named to the D2 Freshman-All-American Football team as a Wide Receiver. He attends Chowan University in Murfreesboro, N.C.
Richmond Baseball Academy (RBA) South 8U is headed to Sulphur, Louisiana to play in the USSSA World Series Tournament to be held July 3-7, 2013.
Summer camp has long been a tradition for many youth. Not all camps are created equal, and not all camps include roasting marshmallows and singing around the fire. The L.C. Bird Lady Skyhawks held their annual girls basketball camp last week, and campers were treated to a surprise guest appearance by two-time WNBA champion and women’s basketball icon Lisa Leslie.
Armed with a big left-handed bat and a full scholarship to East Carolina University, Harman had a big season for Bird this year. The Washington Nationals inquired about drafting Harman in the fourth round, but the Skyhawk standout elected to attend college, perhaps hoping to further improve his draft stock.