Willard Bailey Classic

Bye bye cramped bus seat. Hello Hovey Field. Finally, the road-weary, yet road-conquering Virginia Union University Panthers will merely have to stroll across Lombardy Street to play a football game. Now 3-0 after three long bus rides, Coach Alvin Parker’s ...

Run Richmond 2023 is a race for Black history

RUN RICHMOND 16.19, the cultural running and walking event hosted by the Djimon Hounsou Foundation in collaboration with the Black History Museum & Cultural Center of Virginia and Sports Backers takes place Sept. 30.

Hall of Fame to honor Black tennis

Richmond is about to become a mecca for Black tennis history.

Huguenot High School gymnasium honors Bo Jones Sr.

From now on, every time a basketball fan enters the Huguenot High School gym, they will be reminded of one of the Falcons’ most successful and beloved coaches.

Trojans’ transfer sparks hot start

Romelo Williams is starting to pile up statistics while Virginia State University is piling up victories.

Soccer takes off at VSU

Virginia State University women’s soccer is kicking off a new era in Ettrick ... and even has an early victory and a tie to its credit.

NCAA rules against VCU’s Joe Bamisile

The VCU basketball team will likely be missing a key ingredient this upcoming season. Joe Bamisile’s waiver for eligibility has been rejected by the NCAA. That means he will not be permitted to suit up for the 2023-24 season.

U.S. Open champ Coco Gauff wants to get better and win more major titles — don’t doubt her

Now that Coco Gauff is a Grand Slam champion, she’s ready for stardom.

Sacrifice for success

Willie Starlings, 50, became a sports parent when his son, Joel Starlings, played flag football as a 4-year-old at Hotchkiss Field Community Center in Richmond.

White brings win to NSU

Norfolk State has its first football win of the season and Joseph White is a crucial reason why.

Bailey’s VSU performance sparkles with speed

Scoring touchdowns is “no problem, mon” for Upton Bailey.

Reid’s reach is real in VUU win over Shaw

Virginia Union University began this season with a question mark at quarterback. Christian Reid has turned any questions into resounding answers.

Richmond Kickers sign Simmonds to USL Academy contract

Nicholas Simmonds isn’t your average 16-year-old athlete. While most soccer players his age would be happy to just make their school team, Simmonds has gone pro with the Richmond Kickers.

Armstrong whomps John Marshall 54-0

Life is good these days on Cool Lane in Richmond’s East End.

Passing the ball

Milton S. Bell Jr., 53, began playing basketball at age 7 in the Randolph Community in Richmond’s West End where he grew up. At the time, he didn’t realize that basketball would lead to him becoming fluent in Spanish and ...