Dr. Rodney Gaines wants you to know that you are a winner. The 1986 Patti LaBelle song, “There’s a Winner in You” is a song he’s used for bodybuilding competitions. For Gaines, the song resonates, marking some of the best and worst times in his life.
Wheelchair athletes descended on Chesterfield last Friday to show off their swimming strokes in 21-heats of competition held at the Collegiate School Aquatics Center. The facility was honored to host the swimming portion of the 32nd annual National Veterans Wheelchair Games.
Chester residents, Jeff Grant, Joe Schelin and Doug Cole took first place in the three different categories as part of the AMSOIL Super Chevy Best of the Best presented by Danchuk and Classic Muscle. The fourth of the 12 Super Chevy shows this year was held at Virginia Motorsports Park in Petersburg on May 18.
In an effort to build tomorrow’s leaders, Meadowbrook High School and Falling Creek Elementary School created a mentoring program for fifth grade boys.
Mary Allen, parent of Marcus Allen who plays for the Chesterfield Baseball Club’s Bellwood Shetland team said, “These boys really know how to play baseball.” The eight- and nine year-olds have been on a winning streak and have a record of eight wins out of eight games played.