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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.
Beulah United Methodist Church has embraced the Upward Sports concept and is happily hosting 21 soccer teams each Saturday morning, fulfilling Upward’s mission to introduce children to Jesus Christ by creating opportunities through sports.
Thomas Dale junior Lacey Waldrop proved she was not fooling in firing a perfect game on April 1 versus visiting Hopewell. She followed that up with more domination, leading the Knights to a championship in the Colonial Heights Holiday Tournament last week. Tournament entries included some of the better teams in the Central Region, and the championship elevated coach Dennis Jones’ team to the top of the class in area softball.
“It’s been a wonderful senior year. Winning states in football and then coming so close to doing the same in basketball has been special. I look forward to carrying our successes to the next level at William and Mary.”