Seven-year-old Justin LaRue loves making pars and birdies. At an age when most kids who try to hit a golf ball experience little success, Justin is accustomed to hitting it both long and straight. Last month, Justin competed in the U.S. Kids World Championships at the Mid-Pines Resort in Pinehurst, N.C.
The probability of a golfer, under normal circumstances, recording a hole-in-one during a playing career is extremely low. Yet, Colonial Heights Senior Golf Association members have recorded three this season – a phenomenal number.
Earlier this summer, the Chesterfield United 97G Elite team won the state cup by marching through a grueling 32-team tournament, a victory that also qualified the team for the Region I Championship Tournament held at Marshall University in Huntingdon, W.Va. The tournament brought together state cup winners from 13 states from Maine to Virginia.
A group of 15 area 9- and 10-year-olds and their families had the experience of a lifetime recently as the baseball team played in the 2010 Mustang World Series near Dallas.
The CBC Pony League team has returned home from Washington, Pa., as the new world champion. Chesterfield swept through the series and claimed the title by defeating Tokyo 3-1 Saturday behind the four-hit pitching of Michael Day.
One of my great joys in writing for the Village News has been getting to know Eddie Goss. I had known of Goss for decades, but didn’t really know him. I did know that he was a very successful coach at every stop along the way, and even though he has replaced a sharp-looking suit with a more casual look on the sidelines, his professional demeanor is still very much present.