For many, a funnel cake, Italian sausage or pile of fresh cut French fries is as much a part of a festival as fun, games and entertainment. This year, ChesterFest will feature veteran vendors with familiar favorites and new booths offering exotic tastes.
Niki Swann, Ms. Wheelchair Virginia 2010, will serve as the celebrity judge for the final competition of the top 10 seniors seeking the title of “1st Senior Idol of Chesterfield County and the Tri-Cities,” according to information from the Shepherd’s Center of Chesterfield.
At Beulah Elementary School, it’s not uncommon for students to pass a clown fish, sea anemone or ocean wave on the way to class.
Soccer is probably the most played sport in the world. With thousands of youth leagues, adult leagues, professional levels, Major League Soccer and the World Cup and International Leagues, the sport spans the globe. It’s among the most popular spectator sports in the world.
Meadowbrook High School junior Jacob Griffith has had a spectacular summer as one of the nation’s premier male baton twirlers. In July, Jacob took a gold medal at the U.S. Nationals at Notre Dame and followed that up with a silver medal in the Junior Olympics held at the Convention Center in Virginia Beach in early August.
First-year coach Kevin Tucker led the Thomas Dale Knights to an opening night victory over Manchester in a fiercely competitive 20-16 ballgame in which the outcome was not decided until the very last minute.
In a game that was marked by one big play after another, the homestanding L.C. Bird Skyhawks finally put the game away in the waning moments with a 64-yard scamper by Kie Johnson. The score, giving Bird its final 36-23 margin, capped a 184-yard effort by Johnson that included three touchdowns.