Tyreek Williams is VSU’s newest baller

Virginia State basketball Coach Lonnie Blow is looking for new stars and Tyreek Williams has raised his hand to volunteer.

VUU has 7 wins and counting

Virginia Union University loves playing at home at friendly Hovey Field. But road trips aren’t bad, either.

Trojans veer off track

It will be Senior Day Saturday at Rogers Stadium and the seniors, as well as the underclassmen, figure to have a chip on their shoulder and something to prove. Kickoff is set for 2 p.m.

Davis’ ‘layaway plan’ pays off

As a Virgina State University freshman last fall, Cameron “Cam” Davis displayed his considerable talents during the week in practice. This season he’s showing his skills on Saturdays, when it really counts.

Baseball playoffs lack African-Americans

Players of color have been in abundance on baseball’s bright playoff stage, but only two are African-American. Of 40 primary starters (nonpitchers) in the now-completed American and National League Championship Series, only Tommy Pham of Arizona and Texas’ Marcus Semien ...

Versatile Huguenot quarterback Jason Wright eyes championships

If Huguenot High School football is to rise as a tower of power, Jason Wright deserves to go down as a cornerstone of the project.

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RVA Bandits compete for football championships this weekend

Darryl H. Johnston fondly remembers playing youth football growing up in Richmond. Frustrated that the city’s parks and recreation department was no longer fielding a team at the Broad Rock Sports Complex where he played as a child, the 32-year-old ...

After homecoming win, VSU eyes championship prizes

Boldly, VirginiaStateUniversity’s football schedule includes games on Nov. 11 and Nov. 18 that aren’t guaranteed. That would be the CIAA Championship Game Nov. 11 and NCAA Division II Playoffs Nov. 18. And while Trojans fans may want to hold off ...

Panthers cruising into homecoming

What more could you ask for? Virginia Union University has the wind at its back, a full head of steam and arguably the nation’s top running back heading into homecoming weekend.

Late-bloomer Sidibe kicks it into gear

Virginia Union University enjoys a most resilient offense. Whenever the Panthers prematurely lose one All-CIAA receiver, another pops up. This season Said Sidibe has become a “go to” man, says VUU Coach Alvin Parker.

Brotherly love

Whenever Dashawn Stovall steps onto a football field, he is fueled by flesh, bone and a full tank of emotion. He carries the pigskin and makes tackles for Thomas Jefferson High School, but also for his slain brother, Davonte, who ...

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VUU’s Byers back on fast track

Phew! Virginia Union University football fans can breathe a sigh of relief and wipe their brows. Jada Byers is back in the saddle, meaning the rest of the CIAA may fear being trampled.

Denmark’s Nielsen adds offense power to VUU football

As football coach at Virginia Union University, Alvin Parker estimates he receives “about 300 emails a day.” One email last winter stood out from the others.