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BET kicks off College Tour 2012 at VSU

BET is kicking off its 14-school, 2012 College Tour at Virginia State University on Friday, Sept. 7, 2012. The free event features voter registration, health screenings, basketball contests, inflatables and other games, a career tent, singing contests and a concert.

Shelton gets scholarship for work on offensive line

Trey Shelton has begun his freshman football season at Eastern Kentucky Univeristy having received a scholarship as an offensive lineman.

Colonial Orthopaedics to work with VSU women’s basketball team

Colonial Orthopaedics is working with the VSU Women’s basketball team to reduce the risk of knee injuries. The six-week program is focuses on strength, agility, and balance.

2012 high school football preview

After winning 12 straight Dominion District titles, the L.C. Bird Skyhawks are no stranger to success. Last year, they took things one step further, winning their first round playoff game against Varina 21-16 before falling to Hermitage 10-0 in the Central Region Final. Bird finished at 10-2 overall.

Ace in the hole

The CHSGA outing at the First Tee in Chesterfield on August 9, resulted not only in a lot of fun, but also the latest hole-in-one recorded by an Association member. Bill Crafton, who will turn 86 on September 8, guided a 5-iron shot into the hole on No.8 green. Crafton, a member since 1993, is the first so far this season to record an “ace”.

Local alums making impact on ACC football field

Under head coach Mike London some would say that the University of Virginia Cavaliers experienced a renaissance of sorts last season. Finishing the season 8-5 and playing in their first bowl game since 2007 when they lost to Auburn in the Chick-fil-A Bowl 43-24, both were improvements.