Panthers pounce all over Trojans

The rafters of Virginia Union University’s historic Barco-Stevens Hall are adorned with retired jerseys.

Baseball great Frank Robinson dies at 83

The world of baseball has lost a legend. The great Frank Robinson died Thursday, Feb. 7, in Los Angeles following a lengthy illness at age 83.

4 contenders for VUU QB post next season

Coach Parker contends he has four solid candidates to replace departing senior Darius Taylor as the Panthers’ signal caller.

Blue chip freshman Deshawn Goodwyn helping raise George Wythe’s stock

When a special freshman arrives at Richmond’s George Wythe High School, basketball Coach Willard Coker isn’t shy about elevating him to the varsity — even into the starting lineup.

VUU to take on VSU Saturday at Barco-Stevens Hall

Virginia Union University suffered a 88-73 basketball knockout on Jan. 19 in its last meeting with Virginia State University.

Gilmore rolls back to Richmond to boost VCU

Everything about Michael Gilmore is big — his height (6-foot-10), his wingspan (7-foot) and his shooting range (well beyond the 3-point arc). His basketball journey has been long, too.

Dynasty continues with Patriots’ 6th Super Bowl crown

No, the New England Patriots’ reign doesn’t really date to the Boston Tea Party, Paul Revere’s Ride and the American Revolution. But it may seem like it to their weary opponents.

Quarterbacks Tom Brady, Jared Goff betting on a Super Bowl win

What would the Super Bowl be without betting and, with that, the office pool? You can lay a friendly wager on just about anything, ranging from who wins the coin flip, to how long the national anthem takes, to when ...

Julius Campbell, Northern Va. football player made famous in ‘Remember the Titans,’ dies at 65

Julius Campbell, whose role as captain of the T.C. Williams High School football team in Northern Virginia was made famous in the movie “Remember the Titans,” died Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, of organ failure.

Richmond’s Ed Davis ranks among NBA’s lords of the boards

Native Richmonder Ed Davis ranks with pro basketball’s lords of the boards. Few players crash the backboards more relentlessly than the former Benedictine Prep and University of North Carolina standout.

Teon Tiller turns Thomas Jefferson High into a contender

Don’t blink. Blink once if you’re guarding Teon Tiller, and the Thomas Jefferson High School senior is likely to whiz past for yet another bucket.

Florida teen bench presses 355 lbs.

A search for the nation’s strongest teenage girl might lead to Union County High School in Lake Butler, Fla. That’s where Mahailya Reeves, a 15-year-old freshman, set a Florida state record on Jan. 26 with a jaw-dropping 355-pound bench press.

12 selected for VIA Heritage Association 2019 Hall of Fame

The Virginia Interscholastic Association’s 2019 Hall of Fame is glowing with noted Richmonders. Basketball legends Bobby Dandridge and Charles Bonaparte, football coaching icon Willard Bailey and Chief Judge Roger L. Gregory of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will ...

VSU men’s team wins Freedom Classic, while VUU Lady Panthers clinch victory

The Virginia State University basketball team started this season with a multitude of questions. Since then, it has come up with all the right answers.

Los Angeles Rams, New England Patriots headed to Super Bowl LIII

Rematch! The Los Angeles Rams will get a long-awaited chance for redemption in Super Bowl LIII when they meet the New England Patriots on Sunday, Feb. 3.