The Next Level is a bi-monthly feature that follows Chester area athletes at the college level. If you are a parent, coach, athletic director or simply a fan you can help the Village News identify Bird, Community, Dale, Matoaca or Meadowbrook graduates who are contributing at the college level. Specific information can be sent to sports @ villagepublishing.com.
In today’s world of college athletics there is tremendous pressure to win, which leads college coaches to go after commitments from athletes at a younger and younger age.
From what was once no more than a pep club, competitive cheerleading has evolved into a major sport. Athleticism is now the focal point in this sport, which has taken hold across America.
Crime Solvers needs the community’s help to catch the man who broke into Hank’s Pit Cooked Bar-B-Q at 4810 Jefferson Davis Highway on Sunday, Jan. 24. Police responded to an alarm call at 1:12 a.m. and discovered someone had broken a rear window to the restaurant.
HARVETTE DR 2/18 Fuqua Farms. Victims were standing outside the residence when several unknown suspects approached them and demanded their valuables at gunpoint. One of the victims tried to get out of a vehicle and was struck by one of the suspects. The suspects then fled the area in a vehicle.
While most of their peers are donning coats and heading for bus stops, two Chester teens instead don blazers and prepare for a day of work at Virginia’s General Assembly.
School Board member Omarh Rajah’s recent remarks, including his assertion that the Board of Supervisors is “anti-youth,” drew a range of reactions from the supervisors this week.