Seniors at Manchester walked out of the building on March 12, not realizing that it would be their final day of high school. They would get no senior prom, no commencement, no formal chance to say goodbye to classmates and teachers.
It’s a day that is usually celebrated - the first full day of March Madness. Sports bars are often packed and loud. Glasses are filled at every turn, and fans are shoulder-to-shoulder taking in one of the nation’s most coveted events.
We may never know just how good the 2019-2020 Richmond Spiders could have been. With five juniors, all with major minutes in the past, Chris Mooney's club was the best it's been since the 2011 Sweet 16 run.
As NASCAR has postponed all race events through May 3, the spring race weekend at Richmond Raceway scheduled for April 17-19 has been postponed, including the Monster Cup circuit’s Toyota Owners 400. The event will be rescheduled for a later date to be announced in the future.
Last season, Thomas Dale boys basketball stumbled to a 5-19 record. By March, the Knights had been done playing for a bit, but March of 2020 finds them as one of just 13 area teams left standing in the hunt for a state championship.
Cassidy, from King William County, is a world champion pole sport competitor, aside from being a straight-A student. She’s won two world gold medals, since she began training in the sport at nine years old.
Nick Sherod scored 17 of his team-high 19 points in the second half as Richmond went on a late run to top the Wildcats, 80-63, at the Robins Center. It marked the Spiders’ third straight win and eighth victory in their last nine games.
Marcus Santos-Silva scored 24 points and pulled down eight rebounds, but it wasn’t enough, as Duquesne forced overtime and topped VCU, 80-77. It marks the Dukes' first win in eight meetings with the Rams.
The Richmond Flying Squirrels announced the promotional schedule for the upcoming 2020 season on Thursday, featuring 24 fireworks shows, celebrity appearances, bobblehead giveaways, T-shirt giveaways and much more.
Blake Francis scored 19 points, Richmond led the entire second half and held off George Washington for a 73-70 victory in Foggy Bottom. With the victory, UR completes the regular season sweep of the Colonials.
The Rams struggled from the floor in the second half and fell to Massachusetts, 60-52, at the Mullins Center on Wednesday night. It’s the first five game losing streak VCU has suffered since February of 1998.
Henderson has taken the number one spot in ESPN’s running back recruiting rankings for the Class of 2021, which include the best players nationwide. The Blue Devils’ star is also ranked 13th overall among recruits in the class throughout the country.
Basketball, track and field and lacrosse are all sports that Trinity’s Justin Dabney has taken part in. The junior, however, isn’t afraid to try new things, which is how he stumbled upon his newfound passion.
From clothespins to rocks, feathers or even lego pieces, what may look like everyday objects to the average person is a world of possibilities for Ashlyn Nelson. The Chesterfield 10-year-old uses these items found around the home to breathe life into art. She has a rolling art shelf full of supplies
Javonte Perkins scored 25 points and Saint Louis shot 57 percent from the floor, sending VCU to an 80-62 loss on Friday night at Chaifetz Arena on Friday night. The loss marks the Rams’ fourth straight defeat, the first time they’ve lost four games in a row since February of 2000.
Grant Golden scored 21 points and Richmond forced George Mason into 19 turnovers as the Spiders topped the Patriots, 65-50, at the Robins Center on Wednesday night. The win marks Richmond’s fifth straight.
Nick Sherod scored 23 points as Richmond led wire-to-wire in a 77-59 dismantling of the Rams, avenging a January 28 loss. It’s the first time since 2013 that the two squads have split their regular season match-ups.
Marcus Lewis was named the head coach of Varina during a ceremony on Thursday morning at the high school. Lewis is a 2001 graduate of the program, earned all-metro honors as a player and has spent the last 12 years as a Blue Devils assistant coach.
Five years ago, Cheyenne Wray decided to give football a try, and now she’s taking her game to the semi-pro level. Wray signed her contract with the River City Sting of the United States Women’s Football League on Tuesday morning.
Marcus Evans scored a team-high 19 points and the Rams forced the Wildcats into a season-high 21 turnovers, as VCU got back into the win column with a 73-62 victory. Rhoades and company improve to 17-6, 7-3 in the Atlantic 10.
Exactly four weeks after suffering a fractured sternum, Blake Francis will return to the Richmond line-up when the Spiders visit Fordham on Saturday, head coach Chris Mooney said during his weekly media availability on Friday. Francis went down on January 11 against Saint Louis.
Caroline High School has had a varsity wrestling program since 2010. The Cavaliers’ wrestling room is in a trailer behind the school, but the program is successful beyond its years. Just look at two teammates who have led the way, and whose bond stretches far beyond the mat.