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Ashland Harvest Run, Pumpkin Walk upcoming

Posted on July 31, 2014 at 12:12 pm

Fundraising is an important part of the non-profit world. Over the past few years, Hanover Safe Place has experienced great success in partnering with civic organizations for fundraising events. With that thought in mind, HSP has joined forces with the GFWC Ashcake Woman’s Club for a new event Oct. 18. Combining two established runs, they have formed the Ashland Harvest Run and Pumpkin Walk. The event will start at 8

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    Posted on July 31, 2014 at 10:21 am

    Brandon Meriweather and Chris Thompson square off in a drill as the Washington Redskins kick off practice at their Richmond facility.

    While Washington Redskins fans assembled along the sideline to see their favorite team practice Friday morning, a large group of men used to blowing whistles while conducting practice spent the morning watching one. The Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation hosted high school football coaches from around the area and the commonwealth for their annual High School Coaches Clinic, an opportunity to not only see the NFL train in person, but to hear from professionals on areas vital to the success of their teams, and their student-athletes.

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  • Randolph-Macon holds annual basketball camp

    Posted on July 31, 2014 at 10:16 am

    Campers sprint down the court at Randolph-Macon.

    It is every player’s dream: making the winning shot and being mobbed on the court in celebration. It happened to Chickahominy Middle School student Will Sutkus as the third day of the Nathan Davis Randolph-Macon Basketball Camp wrapped up Tuesday afternoon.

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  • Burkwood, Atlee coach gets glimpse of swim team future

    Posted on July 31, 2014 at 10:07 am

    State champion swimmer Molly Sheffield was among the competitive field during the 2014 Virginia Senior Long Course Championships.

    After years of competing in the James River Aquatic Club (JRAC), Burkwood Swim and Racquet Club made the move for the 2014 season to the Greater Richmond Aquatic League (GRAL). The culmination of that first season comes this weekend.

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  • Mechanicsville Post 175 falls in tournament

    Posted on July 31, 2014 at 10:02 am

    Mechanicsville Post 175 fell one game short of a third consecutive trip to the American Legion State Tournament, losing 13-5 to West End Post 361 last Wednesday night in the District 11 Tournament finals. Post 175 (15-4) entered the final round needing just one win in the double-elimination tournament, while Post 361 needed to beat Mechanicsville twice. West End raced to an early 9-0 lead after just two innings, as

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  • New Lee-Davis Coach: ‘There will be great effort’

    Posted on July 24, 2014 at 11:00 am

    Ryan Turnage will lead the Lee-Davis gridiron as the Confederates kick off their 57th season.

    Ryan Turnage does not fancy himself a public speaker. But the new head football coach of Lee-Davis High School got his message across clearly at his recent meet and greet with student-athletes and parents. “There will be great effort, and we will do everything the right way,” Turnage proclaimed to those assembled at the school’s auditorium.

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  • ‘Too little, too late’ for Mechanicsville Post

    Posted on July 24, 2014 at 10:56 am

    Post 175’s Anthony Zona scores as Post 361’s Will Black waits for the throw to home during a game Saturday. Post 175 won that game but lost to the same team Tuesday night to force an elimination game.

    But whereas the ball spent most of the season finding the gaps, Tuesday night, Post 175 couldn’t find open space until it was too late, a five-run ninth inning rally not enough in a 9-6 loss to West End Post 361, forcing a winner-take-all championship game between the two.

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  • Hanover tennis champion competing nationally

    Posted on July 24, 2014 at 10:52 am

    Hanover’s Danny Polk eyes the ball as he prepares to serve this past season.

    Danny Polk, a recent graduate of Hanover High School, isn’t taking time to rest in the laurels of capturing both the Virginia High School League (VHSL) Student Journalist of The Year Award and the State Group 4A Boys Singles Tennis Championship.

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  • All-State, All-Region honors for Hanover athletes

    Posted on July 24, 2014 at 10:48 am

    Student-athletes from across the county received All-State and All-Region honors in spring sports recently from the Virginia High School League (VHSL) and individual regions. In baseball, Hanover placed two players on the Group 4A All-State team: pitcher Derek Casey and third baseman Trevor Denton. Casey, who will pitch for the University of Virginia, had a two-year record of 27-0, while Denton not only starred offensively for the Hawks, but served

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