Under the umbrella of the Chesterfield Youth Softball Association (CYSA), the 14 and under Matoaca team won the local “In-House” tournament at Harrowgate Park the weekend of June 24 - 26.
Former L.C. Bird High School standout Matthew Laney signed a contract July 1, 2011, to play professional baseball for the Los Angeles Dodgers organization.
For some, change happens overnight. For Meadowbrook and University of Richmond graduate Justin Harper, he got to watch his life change on television.
In concluding the spring baseball season, Central Chesterfield Little League (CCLL) hosted its first jamboree to date on Saturday, June 11, helping ballplayers five to 18 showcase their skills acquired during the season. Teams from each of the seven age-levels also battled that afternoon for Championship Day.
At the Lucy Corr Foundation’s 10th annual 5K Run / Walk for the Future this Saturday, Amy Van Alstine, 23, became the marathon’s first ever female winner.
Bobbi Altizer, of Chester, a student at John Tyler Community College, will attend Ferris State University in Michigan due in part to a scholarship from Virginia Credit Union. The credit union awarded college scholarships to seven students in Chesterfield County through its 2011 Dorothy J. Hall Memorial Scholarship Program.