Athletes from historically black colleges and universities are getting harder and harder to find on NFL rosters. The Washington NFL team has just one player from an HBCU, and he’s not sure he’ll make it to opening day.
The Metropolitan Junior Baseball League’s recent Inner City Classic held in Metro Richmond was a smashing success. It had tremendous talent, exciting games and tip-top organization. But here’s the problem: The showcase tournament wasn’t held anywhere near the hustle and bustle of Richmond’s inner city.
Seven down and one to go. The Washington NFL team concluded its preseason workouts last Sunday at the Bon Secours Training Center in Richmond.
Hank Aaron debuted with the Milwaukee Braves in 1954 and embarked on arguably one of the most illustrious careers in baseball lore. Ronald Acuna Jr., who broke in with the Atlanta Braves last season, shows signs of following a similarly star-lit course.
Hampton University’s football prospects have just become brighter. Quarterback Deondre Francois is the latest addition to the Pirates’ Big South Conference roster.
Hopewell baseball is No. 1.
The U-14 Henrico Stars are the undefeated and undisputed champions of the annual Metropolitan Junior Baseball League’s Inner City Classic.
Leadersport, under the direction of former Virginia Union University basketball standout and later Panthers head Coach Luqman Jaaber, is holding a free training session 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, at Meadowbrook High School in Chesterfield County.
Norfolk State University football seems to be stuck in the middle of the MEAC pack.
There’s still plenty of twinkle left in Huguenot High School’s former basketball stars. The Falcons rule the roost today as champion of the inaugural Richmond Public Schools Alumni Basketball Showdown.