Martin is Walker’s freshman phenom

Jamie Martin has been sunshine in a cloudy season for Maggie Walker Governor’s School basketball. It’s almost unfair. She’s so talented, so savvy, so confident… and she’s only a 14-year-old freshman.

Panthers go cold in Indy

NBA superstar Stephen Curry gave Virginian Union University its locker-room pregame speech, but unfortunately he wasn’t allowed to play for VUU.

Pearl Moore made her mark before Clark

With so much national attention going to Iowa basketball sensation Caitlin Clark, let’s not forget Pearl Moore. Long before anyone heard of a three-point basket, and before the NCAA acknowledged women’s sports, Moore was the queen of the court.

Trojans attract top-notch recruits

One of the most decorated high school football players in Richmond area history will continue to play locally ­ — at Virginia State University.

Harold Deane Sr., VSU icon dies at 84

Harold Deane Sr., who found much success as a basketball player and coach at Virginia State University, died Saturday, Feb. 3, 2024. He was 84.

One word says it best: ‘Mahomes!’

Give the man a cape. He’s become the “Superman of the Super Bowl.” Patrick Mahomes now has three Super Bowl MVPs to go with a trio of Super Bowl victories following Kansas City’s 25-22 win over San Francisco on Feb. ...

VUU, VSU stars heading to New Orleans

The football season isn’t quite over for Virginia State and Virginia Union universities.

Panthers have wind at their back

It’s not how you start that counts most. It’s how you finish. And with Baltimore beckoning, Virginia Union is putting on a finishing kick.

Coble honored for longtime work in golf

E. Lee Coble’s lifetime golf achievements have earned national recognition.

Nelson leads Rams’ ‘Bench Bunch’

Basketball championships run in the Nelson family and there is room for more. Jason Nelson Jr. has become a ringleader of VCU’s talented “Bench Bunch” that has spurred the Rams to the threshold of the Atlantic 10’s top perch.

Mahomes, Purdy in NFL spotlight

Meet the “odd couple” of Super Bowl quarterbacks. Greatness, from the get-go, was predicted for Kansas City’s Patrick Mahomes, not so for San Francisco’s Brock Purdy, the longest of the longshots.

FeedMore hosts food drive

A canned food drive to benefit Feed More will be held in the Henrico Sports & Events Center starting Saturday, Feb. 10 through Friday, March 1, with free tickets to the upcoming Atlantic 10 Conference Women’s Basketball Championship for those ...

NFL broke color line in 1946

Sunday night’s Super Bowl will showcase two franchises with Black players making up some 65% of their rosters.

Kuany is VCU’s sure shot

If VCU is looking for someone to take a shot, from any spot on the floor, at any time, Kuany Kuany is willing and able.

VUU’s future tied to Caine

In what has been a rebuilding season for Virginia Union University basketball, Joshua Caine is a cornerstone.