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Petersburg’s Ron Bolton, 10 others to be inducted into VIA Hall of Fame

The VIA Heritage Association wants to make sure the historical achievements of stellar athletes such as Ron Bolton don’t fade into oblivion.

Armstrong Wildcats banking on speed, agility and Finney

On your mark! Get set! Go!

Williams takes charge on UNC’s defense

Kenny Williams III is the Richmond area’s most recent link to arguably the nation’s premier college basketball program.

Quarterback showdown gearing up for Super Bowl LII

“Fly, Eagles, Fly,” the Philadelphia Eagles fight song, is unofficially No. 1 on the pop charts these days in the City of Brotherly Love.

Former Powhatan High School football star headed to Olympics

The explosive power that made Hakeem Abdul-Saboor a star football running back has earned him a berth on the U.S. Olympic bobsled team.

VSU beats VUU in Freedom Classic — again

Trey Brown is a major reason why Virginia State University is enjoying perhaps its best basketball season in program history.

Talented Griffin plays big, wins big

The University of Central Florida this season won all of its football games, going 13-0. At the same time, Knights linebacker Shaquem Griffin won the hearts of all who saw him. Griffin drew attention for two clear reasons — his ...

Talent doesn’t fall far from family tree for Arnold Henderson VI

Some of Richmond’s prominent basketball family trees have branches stretching to St. Christopher’s School’s leafy West End campus.

VCU’s Tillman breaks out with double-doubles

At least on the basketball floor, Virginia Commonwealth University’s Justin Tillman has double the appetite of most others.

CIAA rivals VUU and VSU to meet at 23rd Annual Freedom Classic

Jemal Smith and Philip Owens, having shed anonymity, are in line to take center stage in the 23rd Annual Freedom Classic Festival.

Rams to take on former coach Anthony Grant’s Dayton Flyers

It would be hard for Virginia Commonwealth University basketball fans to forget former Coach Anthony Grant. After all, it was Coach Grant who recruited the nucleus of the Rams’ 2011 Final Four team while navigating VCU to a 76-25 overall ...

John Marshall shows off its squad on the road

For most high school basketball teams, a road trip means a quick bus ride across town or perhaps to a nearby county. By contrast, the John Marshall High School Justices logged more December miles than just about everyone but Santa ...

Petersburg’s Quinton Spain starting for Tennessee Titans

Petersburg can wrap its arms around the NFL Tennessee Titans. Former Petersburg High School standout Quinton Spain is now the starting left guard — jersey No. 67 — for a Titans squad jubilant about a come-from-behind, 22-21 playoff victory Jan. ...

Alabama rolls to national championship in overtime victory

The University of Alabama’s football team is made up almost entirely of players from the South, but there’s always room for a talented newcomer from far away.

Double trouble awaits Lady Panthers’ opponents

Just one McNeill freshman would be a nice addition to the Virginia Union University women’s basketball program. Having two makes it twice as nice.