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First Ultimate Cup soccer tournament held

The inaugural Ultimate Cup youth soccer tournament was held in February and early March. The Ultimate Cup is a joint venture between the Richmond Kickers and Chesterfield United, and is cosponsored by the Chesterfield County Department of Parks and Recreation.

Ettrick celebrates Dr. Seuss Day

What better way to celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday than to have someones’ employees come read to the children at Ettrick Elementary? On Dr. Seuss’s birthday March 2, the employees of Capital One came to Ettrick Elementary and read books to the students.

Matoaca students raise funds to support teacher

On Friday Feb. 24, the American Red Cross Club at Matoaca High School sponsored a “Pajama Day.” Students, faculty and staff were asked to pay $1 to wear Pajamas on that day. All proceeds went to help Mrs. Misha Chisolm and her family.

Village News recognizes outstanding performers on the court

The Village News has selected L.C. Bird Skyhawks junior guard Robert Johnson as its boys’ basketball player of the year. Johnson led Bird in scoring for the second straight season with 18.5 points per game and led them to another solid run in the postseason, falling to Petersburg 71-67 in the regional semi-finals.

Knights’ soccer seeks continued dominance, face new challenges

Since Thomas Dale won back to back soccer state championships in 2005 and 2006, the success hasn’t been matched, but the Knights have built a dynasty in the Central Region with their soccer prowess. The timeframe also includes three regional titles, and five state tournament appearances.

Exploring careers

“I have been telling them to stay in school, even if you only take one class at a time,” said Inez Costa-Clubb, volunteer for the Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Costa-Clubb. The Hispanic chamber was one of 39 businesses, companies and educational institutes that were available to answer questions for students exploring various careers during the second annual Career Fair at Meadowbrook High School last Thursday.

Harrowgate performed The Life of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

The first grade classes of Harrowgate Elementary School studied the life of Civil Rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. during the month of February and concluded their studies with a performance of a play on his life for the student population and parents on Thursday, Feb. 23.

CNU Announces Fall 2011 Dean’s List

Christopher Newport University is pleased to announce the Dean’s List for the Fall 2011 semester.