When considering the differences between football and baseball, one might think that an athlete, especially a linebacker, might be the proverbial “bull in a china shop” on the baseball field. That’s not the case for L.C. Bird third baseman Darius Gillus.
The winter weather didn’t stop Elizabeth Scott Elementary School Morning Running Club from training for the upcoming Run the Rocks 5K and Healthy Family Day. These determined, energetic students began meeting in February to train for the first annual Run the Rocks 5k race on Saturday, April 26, starting at the school to Point of Rocks Park and back.
Fourteen students from Ettrick Elementary School are participating in a program called “Girls on the Run.” The program is designed to develop healthy lifestyles and habits in girls and to support a healthy body image.
The Meadowbrook boys’ soccer program has quietly become a consistent winner over the past four seasons. The under the radar Monarchs have won at least 11 games in each of the past four seasons and came a win away from qualifying for regionals last fall.
Harman chose college over going pro after he was drafted in the 27th round by the Washington Nationals last summer. Thus far, the results have been as expected as the 6’5 powerhouse is tied for the team lead in home runs with three in 31 less at-bats than the co-leader.
Virginia Olympian, Kate Ziegler, will work with Chesterfield youth at the next International Children’s Games (IGC). Attending the International Children’s Games to represent Chesterfield County is a once in a lifetime opportunity for athletes and this year will be even more special as Chesterfield students will be coached by an Olympian.