Two Glen Allen all-star baseball teams win state titles

Two Glen Allen Youth Athletic Association all-star baseball teams recently won state championships.



The 9U team won the Cal Ripken League state title by defeating Manassas 7-2 in Williamsburg. The team received solid pitching performances during the tournament from Jake Bratton, Colby Seay, Jerry Berryman, Jacob Boyd, Daniel Nienaber, Caleb Whitehead and Jackson Catlett. Berryman was named the tournament's most valuable player. Glen Allen will compete in the Southeast Regionals July 18-23 in Williamsburg.

The team includes Jackson Cook, Jacob Boyd, Brady Snead, Levi Jones, Jake Bratton, Jackson Truitt, Jack Thompson, Jackson Catlett, Daniel Nienaber, Colby Seay, Caleb Whitehead, Jeremiah Berryman, Mason Small. It is coached by Phillip Cook and John Seay and managed by Brandon Snead.



The 8U team won the Cal Ripken League state title by defeating Rockville last weekend, 5-2, for its fifth win in two days. Timely hits and stellar defense helped Glen Allen take the title. The tournament MVP was Connor Slaski.
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The painted rocks craze is thriving in Henrico, as a walk around the grounds of local libraries and parks will demonstrate. This rock was spotted near Libbie Mill Library, and there's a slideshow of many more uniquely-painted stones on the RVA Rocks Facebook page (https://facebook.com/groups/RVARocks/).

Painting and hiding rocks is a family activity appropriate for all ages, and parents especially like the way it fosters creativity and gets kids outdoors. > Read more.

Goochland man arrested at RIC with gun


A Goochland County man was arrested at Richmond International Airport July 19 after Transportation Security Administration officers found a loaded semi-automatic handgun in the traveler’s carry-on bag.

A TSA officer detected the 9 mm caliber handgun inside the man’s carry-on bag as it entered the security checkpoint X-ray machine. The handgun was loaded with 12 bullets. > Read more.

Kansas man struck, killed while crossing West Broad Street

A 54-year-old Kansas man was struck and killed by a car while attempting to cross West Broad Street near Bethlehem Road in the Near West End at about 10:30 p.m., July 19.

Julius A. McBride of Overland Park, Kansas, was struck by a car traveling east on West Broad Street. > Read more.

Henrico Police warn citizens to ‘Take it, Lock it or Lose it’


Eastern parts of Henrico County have witnessed a recent increase in larceny from automobiles, so Henrico Police officials are spreading the word to encourage citizens to lock their vehicles.

Police are handing out and posting fliers and putting message boards in neighborhoods to educate residents.

There usually is a rise of larceny from automobiles during Christmas, spring and summer break, said Henrico Police Officer James Bupp. > Read more.

Glover to be inducted posthumously into Babe Ruth Hall of Fame


Late Brookland District Supervisor Dick Glover will be inducted into the Babe Ruth Southeast Region Hall of Fame during a ceremony Aug. 14 at RF&P Park at approximately 6:30 p.m., prior to a 14-and-under Babe Ruth World Series game. The Glen Allen Youth Athletic Association, which is hosting the World Series, made the announcement July 18. > Read more.

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