For Meadowbrook seniors and track team members Romane Dorrel and Ciarra Morris, getting it done on the track is simply not enough. It’s definitely about being well-rounded.
For the ninth straight season, the Chester Eagles girls’ track team has taken the Southern Division crown. This year, however, it was a fight down to the final race in edging out a strong Matoaca team in the final Southern Division race in school history.
Garrett Tyler established a new outdoor personal record Saturday as he confidently cleared 6 feet, 6 inches in the high jump competition at the prestigious MileStat Invitational, which draws the top track and field athletes from throughout central Virginia and beyond. He also competed in the long and triple jumps, establishing marks of 21 feet, 6.5 inches and 44 feet, 5 inches, while finishing fourth and 11th, respectively.
At age 6, O.B. Gates Elementary first grader Kayla Bowen has won as many National Championships as John Wooden did in UCLA’s heyday.
Now that spring has sprung and high school sports are in full swing, another sport is starting to heat up: Fishing.
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