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Area runners sprint for the finish in Chester Kiwanis 5K

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.

Monarchs come out firing, defeat Knights

The Meadowbrook Monarchs moved one step closer to achieving their goal of returning to the playoffs in beating Thomas Dale last Friday in Central District action 33-19. For the Monarchs, the Knights have been a tough test the past few seasons, as Thomas Dale had been responsible or partially responsible for knocking Meadowbrook out of the playoffs in both 2010 and 2011.

Football recap

The Skyhawks continued their dominance of the Dominion District with another convincing victory. Monacan mustered just 78 yards of offense against a stout Bird defense, and quarterback Terrance Ervin set school records for completions (60) and passing yards in a season (912).

Skyhawk’s band finding success this year in competition

The L.C. Bird High School Skyhawk Band attended their second competition of the year and brought home two trophies. Band boosters agree that the band keeps getting better and better as the year goes on. They had an overall score of 84.5, just 0.5 from a Superior rating.

Parks winter season light schedule

The winter season light schedule for Chesterfield County parks is as follows:

Bird routs Huguenot, Dale bounces back, Meadowbrook’s run-game shines

Bird’s train continued to roll through the Dominion District as they blew out Huguenot last Friday. Bird’s performance was dominant on both sides of the ball as they out-gained Huguenot in total yardage 481-5. Terrance Ervin threw for 165 yards and three touchdowns, as Darius Hawkins, Lionel Williams and Zack Levine all had touchdown receptions.