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Armstrong athletes excel at state track and field competition

If “Happy” artist Pharrell Williams were to sing of Armstrong High School, it might be titled “Hoppy.”

Frank Mason III of Petersburg is semifinalist for coveted Naismith Award

The University of Kansas’ Frank Mason III is flirting with college basketball’s highest individual honor — and his fans can have a voice in the final decision. Mason, who graduated from Petersburg High School in 2012, is one of 10 ...

VUU returns from CIAA in trail of tears

Virginia Union University rode a wave of well-earned optimism to the CIAA Basketball Tournament in Charlotte, N.C. Its return to Richmond was amid a trail of tears.

Despite loss, Lady Panthers still favored to make NCAA Atlantic Region field

Virginia Union University’s women’s basketball team hit a speed bump but probably not a dead end at the CIAA Tournament in Charlotte, N.C.

VCU ready for 7th consecutive bid to NCAAs

Barring an unlikely late season collapse, the Virginia Commonwealth University Rams are primed for a seventh straight trip to the NCAA playoffs.

George Wythe, John Marshall will enjoy hometown advantage in state tournament

Richmond’s George Wythe and John Marshall high schools will need no GPS to guide them to the State 3A basketball tournament.

VUU coaches named CIAA Coaches of the Year

Virginia Union University may need to expand its trophy case following the CIAA Basketball Tip-Off Awards Luncheon on Monday in Charlotte, N.C.

VUU seeded No.1 for CIAA Tournament

Virginia Union University has drawn all “sevens” for this week’s CIAA Basketball Tournament. The Panthers must hope the 7 p.m. scheduled start times will spell long overdue good fortune. With a 22-6 overall record and a 14-2 record in the ...

George Wythe banking on 3-point shooter in playoffs

George Wythe High School’s basketball opponents are in trouble — make that triple trouble — whenever Eugene Williams uncorks a jump shot.

John Marshall ready for regional playoffs with tall men in front, back court

Richmond’s John Marshall High School boasts perhaps the tallest basketball front line in Virginia in 6-foot-9 Isaiah Todd, 6-foot-7 Isaiah Anderson and 6-foot-6 Greg Jones.

Fouls central part of Rams’ strategy

Virginia Commonwealth University’s winning basketball recipe includes balanced scoring plus a little discussed “secret” ingredient — balanced fouling. Now with eight straight wins after last Friday’s 84-73 victory at the University of Richmond, the Rams are 22-5 heading into difficult ...

VUU has teams to watch in 2017 CIAA Tournament

Virginia State University’s men’s team and Virginia Union University’s women’s team will be out to defend their titles at the CIAA Basketball Tournament on Tuesday, Feb. 21, through Saturday, Feb. 25, in Charlotte, N.C.

Virginian Charles Haley first to win 5 Super Bowls

A lot has been said about New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady winning five Super Bowls. But a Virginian was the in the NFL to win five Super Bowl victories.

VCU still slays on the road

The road, almost no matter where it led, used to be a scary proposition for Virginia Commonwealth University basketball.

Marcus Hoosier gives VUU ‘a nice push’

Virginia Union University’s Panthers were a good basketball team without Marcus Hoosier. They’re an even better squad with him.