Earlier this summer, the Chesterfield United 97G Elite team won the state cup by marching through a grueling 32-team tournament, a victory that also qualified the team for the Region I Championship Tournament held at Marshall University in Huntingdon, W.Va. The tournament brought together state cup winners from 13 states from Maine to Virginia.
A group of 15 area 9- and 10-year-olds and their families had the experience of a lifetime recently as the baseball team played in the 2010 Mustang World Series near Dallas.
The CBC Pony League team has returned home from Washington, Pa., as the new world champion. Chesterfield swept through the series and claimed the title by defeating Tokyo 3-1 Saturday behind the four-hit pitching of Michael Day.
One of my great joys in writing for the Village News has been getting to know Eddie Goss. I had known of Goss for decades, but didn’t really know him. I did know that he was a very successful coach at every stop along the way, and even though he has replaced a sharp-looking suit with a more casual look on the sidelines, his professional demeanor is still very much present.
On Saturday at Shepherd Stadium in Colonial Heights, the $2 cost of admission got attendees about six games of baseball. Much-needed rain descended on the area at the same time as the 53rd annual BIB tournament, and rainouts affected three days worth of games.
Nearly 700 runners, plus volunteers, gathered at the base of Henricus Historical Park for the second annual Dauber Dash Saturday. During the five-mile race, which is designed as a fun run, runners faced obstacles along the Dutch Gap Conservation Area trail loop before returning to the 1611 Citie for the final leg of the race.