by Matt Lincoln
RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - With your feedback, we've compiled a list of the top ten biggest Central Virginia sports stories of 2010. The only stipulation is that each story had to happen either in Richmond, or within the surrounding communities.
- Louisa football team dedicates season to Josh Campi, one of their teammates who was stricken with leukemia before the season started.
- The Godwin girls tennis team wins their fourth straight state championship.
- Prince George product Jackie Bradley Jr. wins the College World Series MVP.
- Clover Hill senior runner Abby Badura wins the High School Heisman award.
- SportsQuest, a sports facility unlike any other in the country, opens in Chesterfield County.
#10. VCU's Larry Sanders gets drafted in the first round of the NBA Draft by the Milwaukee Bucks.
#9. The William & Mary football team earns a share of the CAA title.
#8. A pair of sportscasting legends, Terry Sisisky and Frank Soden, pass away.
#7. Petersburg loses in the final seconds of the state basketball championship.
#6. Hermitage advances to the state football championship at UVA.
#5. The Spiders basketball team returns to the Big Dance.
#4. Legendary Thomas Dale coach Vic Williams retires, and then passes away from cancer.
#3. Football returns to the UR campus.
#2. Chesterfield native Denny Hamlin loses the points lead on the final weekend of the Cup season.
#1. Baseball comes back to Richmond, and flourishes.