Barksdale’s star is rising

Some of history’s most prominent big men have made their mark in the Virginia High School League basketball tournament.

Pac-12’s final chapter not over yet; conference has 5 teams in women’s Sweet 16

In a women’s NCAA Tournament where Iowa’s Caitlin Clark, LSU Coach Kim Mulkey and undefeated South Carolina have dominated the headlines, the Pac-12 Conference is making sure it doesn’t go away quietly in its final season.

Crump impresses in loss to UConn

Miya Crump earned her big March Madness moment even in defeat for Jackson State’s women’s basketball team.

There’s still a pulse

It wasn’t exactly what it wanted, but VCU will take it.

Justices make All-State team

Success on the court has led to success at the ballot box for the John Marshall High girls basketball team.

HBCUs do well outside NCAA

There is life beyond the NCAA for HBCUs with basketball teams.

Harding named to All- American team

Tahj Harding has followed up his All-CIAA honors with All-American honors.

Thomas named new Hampton coach

Hampton University has chosen Ivan Thomas to navigate its basketball program through what has been choppy waters of late.

Wood stands out in Nationals spring training action

Among the Washington Nationals’ brightest prospects has Richmond ties. Outfielder James Wood is the son of former University of Richmond basketball standout Kenny Wood, a member of the Spiders Athletic Hall of Fame.

Russell Wilson heading to the Pittsburgh Steelers

Nine-time Pro Bowl quarterback Russell Wilson has agreed to sign a one-year deal with the Pittsburgh Steelers, a person familiar with the details told The Associated Press on Sunday night.

Pride of North Side wins … again

John Marshall High School did not compete in 2021 due to the pandemic. Many say that would have been the Justices’ strongest team.

UR women to play in ‘Big Dance’

Grace Townsend and the rest of the University of Richmond (UR) women’s basketball team are packing their dancing shoes for what lies ahead.

Joyner out at Hampton

Edward “Buck” Joyner, who served as Hampton University basketball coach in three different conferences, has been fired.

For the record at NFL Combine

Former Petersburg High and Hampton University standout Jerome Mathis was the fastest man in 2005 at the NFL Combine. Mathis’ 40-yard clocking of 4.26 still ranks ninth fastest all-time.

Bacot in contention for top NCAA center

The nation’s top college basketball center might be from Richmond.