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Trojans big man Bruno super sizes offense

All capital letters and an exclamation point are needed to describe Virginia State University’s offensive left tackle. Bruno Onwuazor is not just big; he’s BIG!

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Downpour fails to dampen Trojans’ 33-0 victory over Livingstone

Williams plus Williams has added up to four victories and zero defeats for Virginia State University football. Romelo and Jimmyll Williams aren’t siblings but do share a common talent – getting the Trojans into the end zone.

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Ronald Acuna’s impressive homers, steals MVP-worthy

Combining power plus speed like few others, Ronald Acuna Jr. has joined one of baseball’s most prestigious fraternities — “The 40-40 Club.” On Sept. 22, the Atlanta Braves leadoff hitting right fielder became just the fifth in history to accumulate at least 40 homers and 40 stolen bases in a season.

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TJ’s win streak keeps flying by opponents

Vikings v. Justices Friday at Hovey Field

With Rashaud Cherry’s steady hands on the steering wheel, Thomas Jefferson High School has its GPS set on “all the way to the top.” The Vikings have taken off so fast you wonder if they’ve left patches of burned rubber along Richmond’s West End roadways.

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Rain is a pain for Panthers

On a night when players needed windshield wipers on their face masks, Virginia Union University veered off course and eventually went under.

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Hall of Fame to honor Black tennis

Richmond is about to become a mecca for Black tennis history.

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Huguenot High School gymnasium honors Bo Jones Sr.

From now on, every time a basketball fan enters the Huguenot High School gym, they will be reminded of one of the Falcons’ most successful and beloved coaches.

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NCAA rules against VCU’s Joe Bamisile

The VCU basketball team will likely be missing a key ingredient this upcoming season. Joe Bamisile’s waiver for eligibility has been rejected by the NCAA. That means he will not be permitted to suit up for the 2023-24 season.

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Trojans’ transfer sparks hot start

Romelo Williams is starting to pile up statistics while Virginia State University is piling up victories.

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Willard Bailey Classic

Panthers return for first home game of season

Bye bye cramped bus seat. Hello Hovey Field. Finally, the road-weary, yet road-conquering Virginia Union University Panthers will merely have to stroll across Lombardy Street to play a football game. Now 3-0 after three long bus rides, Coach Alvin Parker’s squad will play host to Fayetteville State 6 p.m. Saturday under the Hovey lights. It also will serve as the Willard Bailey Classic, honoring the former (and still avid supporter) who posted a 157-73-6 record in two stints of duty, 1971-1983 and 1995-03.

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