Texas Rangers’ Tony Beasley lives stone’s throw from Richmond

It may come as a surprise to area baseball fans that one of the Texas Rangers’ coaches resides just a half hour north of Richmond.

Curtain falls on VUU’s championship season

Much of what had gone so right for Virginia Union University all football season went so wrong in the end.

Armstrong drives ‘Maybach’ to victory

Armstrong’s Wildcats have gotten hot – make that smoking hot – at just the right time.

Michigan, Ohio State matchup to feature Hopewell’s TreVeyon Henderson

Former Hopewell standout TreVeyon Henderson will be smack dab in the middle of the national college football spotlight this Saturday in Ann Arbor, Mich.

Black athletes top contenders for O’Brien Trophy

For the longest time, Black quarterbacks in major college football were a rarity. That’s no longer the case.

Jennings is newest ‘Richmond Ram’

VCU began building a basketball program in the late 1960s while relying heavily on talent within Richmond’s city limits. The Rams are hopeful their most recent scholarship signee, Brandon Jennings, will in time stamp his name onto the local heroes ...

City of Angels’ Black MBL bosses

There are just two Black Major League Baseball managers, and both have Los Angeles teams to oversee.

VUU makes Classic marks

Virginia Union University is making plans for yet another Classic.

Former Phoenix Suns player Walter Davis dies

Walter Davis, among the greatest players in the University of North Carolina and Phoenix Suns history, died Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2023, of natural causes in Charlotte. He was 69.

Fourth-seed VUU takes on Kutztown University

Virginia Union University’s 10th football victory was much like its first nine. The Panthers flexed their muscles and showed total domination. Moving on to this Saturday, an 11th win might be harder to dig their claws into.

City schools continue to shine

Richmond city schools are on a roll.

VUU upsets VSU before crowd of 15,000

Virginia Union University is on its way to scratching more than a two-decade old football itch.

After southern losses, VUU seeks northern victories

Following a difficult trip to the Deep South, the Virginia Union University basketball team is now pointing north.

TJ’s King has ‘designs’ on success

There are two different sides to Isaiah King. On the football field, he is the consummate middle linebacker — wide-shouldered, locomotive strong and ready to rumble. Off the fields, King is an aspiring fashion designer.

City high schools to host quarterfinal regionals

This has been a banner season for Richmond City high school football, and the best could be yet to come. Local fans won’t have to travel far to see some playoff action.