Garrett Tyler established a new outdoor personal record Saturday as he confidently cleared 6 feet, 6 inches in the high jump competition at the prestigious MileStat Invitational, which draws the top track and field athletes from throughout central Virginia and beyond. He also competed in the long and triple jumps, establishing marks of 21 feet, 6.5 inches and 44 feet, 5 inches, while finishing fourth and 11th, respectively.
At age 6, O.B. Gates Elementary first grader Kayla Bowen has won as many National Championships as John Wooden did in UCLA’s heyday.
Now that spring has sprung and high school sports are in full swing, another sport is starting to heat up: Fishing.
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Heritage Chevrolet - Richmond recently announced that it is partnering with the Chesterfield Little League and the Central Chesterfield Little League, a press release from the company says. Heritage Chevrolet - Richmond will provide each league with baseball equipment, instructional clinics, a monetary donation and an opportunity to raise an additional $10,000 in funds through a Chevy vehicle giveaway-fundraiser, the release says.
Track and field continues to be the most significant participation sport in Chesterfield County Public Schools. Cumulative rosters carry about 1,300 student athletes representing the county’s 13 middle schools.