Henrico and Deep Run clash in Game of the Week

After third knee injury, Goodall’s football career likely over

  Thomas Dale’s Williams verbally commits to Richmond

  Groups rally together run 343 laps for 343 fallen New York firefighters

Defending champ Austin visits for DECC Media Day

NBC12/ RVA Sports Network Big 12- Week of 9/9/19

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On the Sidelines schedule and scoreboard- September 6

  Battle of Chester takes center stage as Game of the Week

University of Richmond announces 2019-20 Men’s Basketball schedule

VCU basketball schedule includes 15 nationally televised conference games

NBC12/ RVA Sports Network Big 12 high school football poll- week of 9/2/19

November date with LSU highlights VCU basketball schedule

IndyCar returns to Richmond Raceway

The track will host an Indy series in June of 2020.

Verlander pitches 3rd career no-hitter, Astros beat Jays 2-0

Justin Verlander pitched his third career no-hitter, punctuating a dominant season with an overpowering performance to lead the Houston Astros past the Toronto Blue Jays 2-0

  On the Sidelines Scoreboard- August 30

Scores and highlights from area games of August 29 and 30.

  Charles City football returns after program forced to cancel 2018 season

2018 was a punch to the gut of Charles City County football. Low participation numbers forced the Panthers to cancel their season, stripping the players of the game they loved. Now the Panthers return to the field as part of the reborn program.

Spiders top Jacksonville in first home season opener since 2014

  Manchester tops to Varina to headline Thursday night’s opening football action

Coastal Plains League baseball team coming to the Tri-Cities

  ‘Just go do it’: Alicia Dickerson hopes to encourage other girls through football

  London returns to Zable Stadium sideline as Tribe head coach

  Taylor paces Virginia Union offense into new season

  Randolph-Macon enters 2019 as ODAC favorites

The Yellow Jackets are the favorites to repeat as conference champions in 2019.

NBC12/ RVA Sports Network Big 12 High School Football Poll- Preseason

With many area teams kicking off their 2019 schedules this week, here’s a look at the NBC12/ RVA Sports Network Big 12 preseason poll. The poll is released every Monday during the season and is voted on by members of each organization’s sports staffs.

Redskins name Case Keenum as starting quarterback

The Washington Redskins have named Case Keenum as their starting quarterback.

  Henrico enters 2019 hoping to check final box

Gerald Glasco is entering year seven as Henrico’s head football coach, and has certainly put his fingerprint on the program. After struggling before his arrival, the Warriors have earned playoff berths in five straight seasons and are coming off of their best campaign in two decades.

Virginia team eliminated from Little League World Series

A Virginia Little League team fell to Hawaii on Aug. 21 in the Little League World Series.

  Former L.C. Bird athletic director charged with embezzlement

David Bedwell was employed as the schools athletic director at the time and was hired as the head football coach at Hermitage High School in Henrico this season.

Richmond Christian cancels 2019 football season

The school has called off this year's schedule due to low participation numbers, making Richmond Christian the latest of a handful of schools to make this decision during the last two years.

  Penn State-bound Warren, Atlee look to build off of turnaround 2018 season

The old Capital District features Highland Springs, Henrico and Varina, but 2018 saw Atlee get back into the conversation.

  Junior QB Kite leads experienced, more polished Deep Run into 2019

Since Chad Hornik’s arrival as Deep Run’s head coach, the Wildcats have hovered right around .500, making the playoffs in two of Hornik’s three seasons. 2019 certainly has the potential to see the program take a big jump, and it starts with the Cats' returning quarterback.

  Henderson brings winning reputation to established Powhatan program

The Mike Henderson era has kicked off at Powhatan. Henderson became the program’s new head coach this past February and has the Indians’ preseason camp well underway. Henderson spent the last seven seasons as the head coach at Douglas Freeman.

Denny Hamlin wins at Bristol

Denny Hamlin has raced to his fourth victory of the season by holding off Matt DiBenedetto at Bristol Motor Speedway.

Football, volleyball return to Charles City High School

Charles City High School will field both a varsity football and volleyball team for the fall 2019-2020 season.

‘Strokes 4 Sawyer’ golf tournament helps 9-year-old battling brain cancer

The golf tournament takes place Aug. 19 at Sycamore Creek Golf Course in Goochland County.

  High school football player of the year award named for former Louisa coach Mark Fischer

The 2019 high school football season will feature a new honor given to one of the area’s best. NBC12 will award the Mark L. Fischer Player of the Year Award to Central Virginia’s most valuable player.

  Football team takes new approach to conditioning in heat

VO2 testing monitors the amount of oxygen you take in during intense exercise compared to the amount of carbon dioxide you exhale.

Biles soars to 6th US gymnastics title with two history-making moves

The 22-year-old took the top scores on floor, vault and balance beam, finishing nearly five points ahead of second place.

  Experienced Thomas Dale squad looks to elude injury bug, get over nine win hump

The Knights return nearly everybody from last year's team that reached the second round of the playoffs.

  Abrielle Shaw stands out on her baseball team, but not because she’s a girl

Baseball players may be referred to as The Boys of Summer, but for one Dinwiddie youth team, a girl of summer is a big part of the squad as well. 9 year old Abrielle Shaw not only takes the field with the boys, she excels at the game.

  Newly-released body cam video shows ‘white substance’ on hood of GSU quarterback’s car

One week after one of the strangest arrests many have ever seen, Georgia Southern University quarterback Shai Werts is back in the huddle for the Eagles.

  Horse racing officially returns to Colonial Downs

“The anticipation had been building, and people can’t wait."

  Blend of experienced and young players look to extend Dinwiddie’s postseason streak and more

The Generals have made the playoffs in each of the last 12 seasons and return five starters on both sides of the ball in 2019.

Colonial Downs offers free admission

Colonial Downs will offer free general admission during its 15-day race meeting.

  Highland Springs discussing little steps, not five-peat, in August

The Springers can become the first team in VHSL history to win five consecutive state crowns, but right now, head coach Loren Johnson wants them acting and training like they haven't won anything before.

  After struggling in 2018, Hermitage eager for fresh start

After a rough 2018, new head coach David Bedwell and a hungry group of players are looking to make sure that the Panthers' struggles stay limited to one season.

Henrico to consider 200,000 square foot indoor sports facility

Officials believe the county’s lack of an indoor facility could be costing it $33 million in unattainable revenue.

  New starters, same approach for defending state champ Manchester

2018 was an historic year for Manchester football. The Lancers finished the season 15-0 and capped it off with the program’s first ever state championship. With 18 starters gone from that team, Tom Hall and company turn the page.

  Brady signs a two-year extension for $70M with Patriots

Brady, who turned 42 on Saturday, is signing a two-year, $70 million extension that runs through 2021 and includes a hefty raise this season.

Washington Redskins donate nearly $50,000 to seven more Richmond schools

The Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation provides nearly $50,000 in funding to 7 schools and non-profits in Richmond to build their own Loads of Love Laundry Centers.

  Coming off best ever season, Glen Allen football begins Jones era

Perry Jones takes the reins of the Jaguars for his first season as a head coach, as Glen Allen looks to build off last year's 9-3 campaign.

Virginia Tech’s Bud Foster to step down after 2019 season

Bud Foster began his journey at Virginia Tech back in 1987 under Frank Beamer.

  Sports tourism brings in $54 million for Henrico economy

Sports tourism is booming in Henrico as it hosts seven tournaments in a matter of three short weeks!

  Fan uses Redskins to raise awareness for daughter’s rare neurological disorder

Ashley Stokes has been a Redskins fan her entire life. She’s been attending training camp and games since she was little, and now that she has a daughter of her own, the Richmond resident has been taking her to camp in their own backyard. However, she’s using the opportunity for more than just a cha

  Four veterans have appeared in all seven Redskins camps in Richmond

Ryan Kerrigan, Jordan Reed, Chris Thompson and Nick Sundberg have seen the ups and downs of Redskins football for at least the last seven seasons, including each training camp in Richmond.

Richmond native finishes in 62nd place in Tour de France

Ben King didn’t compete in his first race until he was 16 years old

Egan Bernal wins Tour de France

Egan Bernal has become the first Colombian to win the Tour de France as the three-week race ended with the 21st and final stage on the Champs-Elysees.

The Web advances, Ram Nation falls in first round of TBT

Richmond’s alumni team moved on, while the host VCU’s Ram Nation was upset during first round action of The Basketball Tournament at the Siegel Center on Friday night.

  Redskins’ quarterbacks enter camp in three-way competition for starting job

Last season, Alex Smith had a hold on the Redskins’ starting quarterback job before training camp even started. However, 2019 will see coaches use most of camp to determine who will be the main man under center.

  Redskins kickoff training camp in Richmond

Year seven of Redskins Training Camp in Richmond is underway. The team took the field at the Redskins Training Center at 9:45 on Thursday morning for practice, as Washington enters a crucial 2019 season, especially when it comes to Jay Gruden’s future as head coach.

  Williams a no-show as Redskins players report to camp in Richmond

Trent Williams was not in Richmond on Wednesday, as the rest of his teammates reported for training camp. The seven-time pro bowler missed the Redskins' entire off-season program.

JRAC holds 58th annual championship meet

More than 1,100 swimmers from 20 local swim clubs packed the facility to compete. A large crowd of parents and fans also was in attendance, making for a loud, energetic event.

Texas district imposes drug testing for extracurricular play

A school district in the Texas Panhandle will begin drug testing students as young as 12 years old who are interested in playing sports or participating in other extracurricular offerings

  Two local floorball teams prepare for national stage

Floorball is an up and coming sport in Richmond, and two local teams will take their shot at the best in the nation during the State Games of America next weekend.

Allen says he expects Williams at Redskins Camp

Redskins’ president Bruce Allen said on Tuesday that he expects offensive lineman Trent Williams to report to training camp with his teammates on Wednesday.

UVA picked to win ACC Coastal Division

For the first time in history, the Cavaliers have been picked to win their division.

Ravens’ preseasons games coming to CW Richmond

During the season, CW Richmond will air “Ravens Report” and “Ravens Unscripted.”

  Hard-working Harrises: Tim eyes 49ers roster, Anthony looks for next step to stardom

Tim Harris is a sixth round draft pick with the 49ers, while Anthony Harris is beginning his fifth season with the Vikings.

  Richmond native King’s Tour de France ride both thrilling and nail-biting for family

Richmond native Ben King is one of three Americans currently riding in the Tour de France. It’s the biggest stage in cycling, and while it’s a thrill for his family and friends in Richmond, Charlottesville and elsewhere to see him tackle the tour, it also brings out the nerves.

License plate commemorates UVA national championship

The Department of Motor Vehicles is offering the license plate for a $25 annual fee in addition to regular vehicle registration.

  Clover Hill Bulldogs coach wins ‘standout’ award from Subway

More than 160 coaches were nominated for the award by NBC12 viewers this past spring.

Secret brand deodorant donates $529,000 to US women’s soccer to help close pay gap

The company, which supports U.S. soccer through its Secret deodorant brand, says it will donate $529,000 — $23,000 for each of the 23 players on the U.S. team that won the World Cup earlier this month — to help close the pay gap.

  Ed Davis returns to Richmond to host free youth camp

After a two year break, Ed Davis's youth basketball camp returned to Richmond this week, as the new member of the Utah Jazz continues to give back to his community.

Boxing legend Pernell ‘Sweet Pea’ Whitaker killed in Virginia Beach crash

Police say Pernell "Sweet Pea" Whitaker, 55, died at the scene.

Djokovic edges Federer in 5 sets for 5th Wimbledon trophy

By barely emerging to win 7-6 (5), 1-6, 7-6 (4), 4-6, 13-12 (3) after nearly five tight, tense and terrific hours, Djokovic claimed his fifth championship at the All England Club and second in a row.

  William & Mary coach has close tie to U.S. national team coach Jill Ellis

Julie Shackford has known Head coach Jill Ellis since they've played college soccer at William and Mary.

Squirrels’ players contribute to West All-Star win in front of record crowd

MVP Jacob Heyward and representatives of the hometown Flying Squirrels pushed the Western Division to a 5-0 win in the 2019 Eastern League All-Star Game on Wednesday night at The Diamond. The game saw a sellout crowd of 9,560 fans, the most ever to watch an Eastern League All-Star Game.

  Eastern League’s top hitters, celebrities, let loose during Home Run Derby

In a league where each and every player is fighting day in and day out to reach the show, Tuesday night offered some of the Eastern League’s best the chance to let loose and have some fun on the field with the annual Home Run Derby.

  Flying Squirrels’ Arenado, Heyward part of strong baseball family trees

Flying Squirrels’ Jonah Arenado and Jacob Heyward are both making their first all-star game appearances in the minor leagues, but they have something else in common. Both have last names with major league recognition, as they work to follow in their superstar siblings’ footsteps.

  All-Stars kick back and relax at Country Music Jam

Plenty of all-star action takes place on the field, but the Flying Squirrels have made a good portion of plans away from the Diamond as well when it comes to Eastern League All-Star Week, and Monday offered the all-stars a chance to kick back, relax and enjoy some solid country music.