Jermoine Royster first stepped into the boxing ring at 8-years old. After an amateur career that saw him finish with a record of 90-14 and win numerous championships at the national level, he’s getting ready to make his professional debut.
Under normal circumstances, Washington’s NFL football team would be preparing to open its eighth year of training camp in Richmond this week. But as we’ve learned all too well, 2020 has been anything but normal.
Originally, all of us would be getting ready to settle in and watch Friday’s opening ceremony of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games, but thanks to COVID-19, the clock reset, beginning a one year countdown for a second time on Thursday.
In any given year, even Major League Baseball exhibition games would attract a fair number of fans, especially when it features two beltway rivals, but Monday's tilt between the Washington Nationals and Baltimore Orioles gave us a window into what will be a bizarre 2020 season for players and fans.
In 2011 and part of 2012, Richmond Spiders Hall of Famer Tim Hightower suited up in the burgundy and gold, wearing the Redskins’ logo on his helmet. On Monday, the running back was happy to see change.
Less than two months from the start of the season, college football is still filled with unknowns, but UVA head coach Bronco Mendenhall says, “We’re going to prepare as if we’re opening up with Georgia."
The East Coast National Championship leg of the Flag Football World Championship Tour kicks off on Saturday at Glover Park. This will feature 129 teams competing in an adult flag football tournament, ages ranging from 18 to some players in their 50′s and 60′s.
Following the Ivy League’s call to postpone its sports in the fall of 2020, eyes now turn to other leagues around the country to see what decisions they make regarding competition. That includes the Richmond-based Colonial Athletic Association, which works to map out the future during the COVID-19 p
The CIAA has announced that its sports have been suspended for the fall of 2020 due to ongoing safety concerns associated with COVID-19. This means Virginia Union and Virginia State will not field schedules.
Ashley Riefner has been playing professionally in Finland for the last four years. She’s been a part of league championship teams in three of her four seasons in the country, and was named her league’s top midfielder in 2019.
Javonte' Harding has been named Gatorade Virginia Track and Field Athlete of the Year on the boys side. He’s the second student-athlete from Prince George to win the honor (John Warren, 2014). The Royals’ senior is now a finalist for the Gatorade national award.
The Squirrels have unveiled “Movies in the Outfield,” which will be a chance for fans to get to the ballpark and catch a flick. The screenings will be held every Thursday and Saturday night and begin this Thursday, July 9.
If high school sports get back up and running in the fall, 2020 is shaping up to be a football season unlike we've seen before. Players, coaches and fans still don't know exactly what the game will look like.
According to a report from Sport’s Illustrated’s Ross Dellenger, at least 30 LSU football players are in quarantine because they tested positive for COVID-19 or were found to have had contact with those who tested positive.
Mike London was the first African-American head football coach at Richmond, Virginia and now William and Mary. When George Floyd's death sparked a nation-wide protest effort, London sprung into action.
Football fans know Virginia linebacker Charles Snowden for his play-making ability on the field, but the past two weeks have seen him on the streets of the nation's capital, trying to sack racism and injustice.
NASCAR announced on Wednesday evening that it has banned the Confederate flag from all events and properties. The move comes less than 48 hours after Bubba Wallace, the lone black driver on the Monster Cup circuit, called for the sport to do so.
The University of South Carolina athletics department has cut sponsorship ties with CPI Security after a email response reveled company CEO Kenneth Gill’s insensitive comments about social injustice after North Carolina protests.
The Carolina Panthers and two universities have canceled partnerships with a North Carolina home security company after the company’s CEO told an activist he should focus on black-on-black crime rather than the George Floyd protests.