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•P2 Honoring Edith Smith at the Chesterfield Senior Center.

•P3 Midlothian Latin Club makes a strong showing in Fargo, N.D.

•P4 A lot of fun is coming our way this September. Check out the events

•P5 Former Chief to be inducted into Hokies' Athletic Hall of Fame.

•P7 Honoring veterans with a beautiful Sunday drive.

Latin and Caribbean influences set Pescados seafood apart BY AMANDA GALLOWAY special correspondent

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wner and chef, Todd Manley, grew up on Italian cooking, and saw an Italian restaurant in his future before a special college professor changed everything. “I came up doing Italian. I guess during college I fell in love with Latin American food. I had a professor who loved home cooking and Puerto Rican cooking. I think that’s when I decided to do something different,” Manley explained. With his former professor fueling his inspiration, Manley opened Pescados in the Village Marketplaces Center on Midlothian Turnpike eight years ago. The seafood restaurant boasts an impressive menu of Latin and Caribbean inspired foods. “I guess it was the creative impetus. I woke up one day and had this idea,” he explained, of his decision to open his own restaurant. PESCADOS P2

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Margaret Carlini, Henricus education supervisor, explains how Virginia Indians made use of all their resources inside a newly built longhouse called a "Yehakin." The structure was built by volunteers Pernell Richardson of the Haliwa-Saponi, Bill Gibson, and Terry Price of the Cherokee with the advice of Terry's father Delbert Price and the help of the Price family: wife Annette, son Terry, grandson Luke, and daughter Denise Hite. The structure frame was made with black locust wood.

Cookie sale to benefit pediatric cancer research

Henricus: proving North America a viable investment As the namesake of Henrico County, it’s fitting that Henricus’s kick-off for next year’s 400th anniversary precedes othing about Virginia history is ever simple. that of the county’s in October. You won’t want to miss the Anyone who has ridden through any part of free event at Henricus Publck Days, Sept. 18 and 19, 10 a.m.Henrico County recently has undoubtedly seen 5 p.m., when the party begins for the 400th. Publick Days signs with the large “400” on them. Lesser-known is the annual celebration of the 1611 founding of the Citie is that Henrico County’s claim to its 1611 beginnings lies of Henricus with living-history reenactments, military drills squarely in the Henricus settlement that’s now in Chesterand musket firings, craftsmen and blacksmiths, 17th-century field County. BY MARTHA STEGER special correspondent

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HOGS for Heroes ride honors veterans

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Stuart Martin helps make the massive banners for the bake sale. A YouTube video is linked at midlothianexchange.com.

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Veteran William 'Wild Bill' Day, right, with Virginia Mid-Atlantic Chapter of Paralyzed Veterans of America master of ceremonies LaDon Chambers, left, at the conclusion of the 3rd annual 'HOGS for Heroes' Charity Bike Run at the Amelia Veterans Cemetery held on Sunday, Sept. 5. Patients from McGuire Medical Center and South Richmond HOG Club motorcycle riders received a police escort from the veterans' hospital in Richmond, through Chesterfield, to the Amelia site. Video at www.midlothianexchange.com. More event photos on page 7.

Cookies for Kids’ Cancer, a nonprofit created by a former Richmond resident, has enabled everyday people raise more than one million dollars to support research for new and improved therapies for pediatric cancers. Through local bake sales, Cookies for Kids’ Cancer provides the inspiration and support for individuals, communities and businesses to help fight pediatric cancer.

When the son of Cookies founder Gretchen Holt experienced a recent relapse, Holt called on friends across the nation to raise funds to fight cancer. Her former Richmond co-workers joined forces and, with the help of hundreds of volunteers, and several local business including CRT/tanaka, the Mixing Bowl, the Carytown COOKIES P3

New Clover Hill High School campus benefits all Cavs' sports promoted to Group AA and, currently, to Group AAA, the Comparing athletic state’s largest classification. facilities of “old” and “new,” “When old Clover Hill Clover Hill High is like opened, it was a premier comparing fuzzy black and Group A school … but white TV reception vs. HD nothing changed in terms of flat-screen color. facilities as the school grew,” You’re almost blinded said football coach Sean by the brightness – both O’Hare (CHHS Class of ’81). of the facilities and smiles “It’s time to leave the old - entering the spanking-new and establish the new.” campus at 13301 Kelly Green When classes at “new” Lane off Genito. CHHS opened Sept. 7, more “A new place, a new atthan 1,700 students were titude,” chirped Cavaliers present amid the still fresh quarterback Joel Caleb. “You smell of green and gold paint feel the energy.” and shiny floors. Taking a short cut through And the head count conBrandermill on Old Huntinues growing like the long dred, “new” Clover Hill is just line of lush green Bermuda 3.5 miles from “old” Clover grass fields. Hill (13900 Hull Street) … “We’re registering more but it seems like neon light each day,” said Activities Diyears athletically. rector Wayne Mehrer, who’s The original CHHS - with been with the school 35 years its distinctive water tower as coach and administrator. land mark - opened in 1972 “It’s like why would you as a rural Group A school, send your child to a private with some 400 students, school if they can go here?” grades 9-12. You might say the CavaThe Cavs have since been

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Clover Hill Cavalier junior Tim Thaniel, right, carries the ball down the school's new field during a scrimmage against Meadowbrook High School on Thursday, Sept. 2.

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PESCADOS from P1 “A lot of people don’t know the history behind it, but when Vasco da Gama came to Latin America and the Caribbean, he opened up the area to all these other countries. As for food, it became the melting pot of the world with this influx of flavors,” Manley said. He went on to explain that the famous Portuguese explorer opened the area to Indian, Asian, and a variety of other cuisines, all which make appearances in his food. As a result, Manley insists on a high level of originality in the food he and his chefs create. “I think we are very talented in terms of cooks. We specialize in guys who know how to treat our product. They are all so creative. I consider them artists,” Manley said. In addition to hand picking the top chefs, Manley relies on the freshest, environmentally friendly seafood on the market. “We use wild caught shrimp instead of farm raised. This eliminates a lot of the chemicals that can be

found in farm raised seafood. We do that with all of our seafood. It is caught on bay boats in Virginia and Maryland,” he said. Manley opts for bay boats for environmental reasons. These boats specialize in specific types of fish, instead of the boats that use giant nets that bring all types of sea life to the surface. Pescados’ weekly specials reflect this type of fishing, as the type of fish to be served is not known until the fisherman catch it the day before. “The fishermen call me and ask ‘do you have room for this type of fish?’ and that’s how we do our fish specials, as literally the fishermen’s latest catch. It makes you be on your toes, and really gets your creative juices flowing, since you have a short period of time to put together a recipe,” Manley explained. Manley gets the rest of his menu from local farms, including Manakintowne Specialty Growers in Powhatan. The local farm, owned and operated by the Pendergraph family, provides Pescados with herbs, greens, and fresh

vegetables. “I shop local because I like to know that my food and my fish are cared for, and that the environment is cared for,” Manley said. Thanks to the success of the Midlothian Pescados, Manley opened a second location in Oregon Hill this year. “I don’t sleep much anymore, but I feel like a kid in kindergarten. I’m that excited to do my job every day,” Manley said. “Both of my restaurants are eclectic, but inviting; and I like to think we have some of the best specials in Richmond.” At the Midlothian location, Tuesday is taco night, with two fish tacos, coconut black beans, and achiote rice for $10. Thursday is “cheap date night,” featuring two meals, wine, and desert. Every Monday, the restaurant features a fundraiser for a local charity. Pescados is open for lunch Monday through Friday from 11:30 – 2 pm. They are open for dinner Monday through Thursday, 5 – 10 pm, and Friday and Saturday 5 – 10:30 pm. They are closed Sunday.

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Chesterfield Senior Center honors advocate, member Edith Smith BY LATIKA LEE special correspondent

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dith Smith is the epitome of a lady. She is well-spoken, fashionably dressed, and keeps an immaculate home. She lunches leisurely with friends and sips afternoon tea from dainty teacups. And at a time in life when some women might not share their age, at 85, Smith rejoices in it. The retired school teacher and principal, who worked in the District of Columbia Public Schools for more than 40 years, moved to Midlothian in 2003 to be closer to one of her three daughters, then an administrator at J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College. “To move here in my senior years without any connection other than my daughter, I don’t know what I would have done without the senior center of Chesterfield,” said Smith, “I’ve had such a rich and enjoyable life here, something for which I am very grateful to God.” Smith is grateful for the Chesterfield Senior Center. Being a part of the “family” The Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Christ• Proof of residence in Chesterfield has provided the socializamas Mother will hold registration for holiday County or Colonial Heights such as a current tion with her peers. “You assistance from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. beginning utility bill, lease agreement, real estate deed, need a place to go where Tuesday, Sept. 21 through Friday, Sept. 24 at mortgage statement there are people who have the Chesterfield County Fairgrounds Exhibi• Proof of legal guardianship if applicable lived the times you have lived tion Building located at Courthouse and (court orders or custody papers) and an understanding and Krause Roads. • Proof of all sources of income such as refamiliarly of the music and Registration is open to families in need cent pay stubs, notification of Supplemental news,” Smith said. residing in Chesterfield County or Colonial Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Smith grew up in a small, Heights. Families with children age 18 or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families close-knit family in Washyounger may register for toys, children’s (TANF) amounts, Social Security payments, ington, D.C. where pursuclothing, and food. Senior citizens in need SSI payments, pension award notice, child ing a formal education was age 62 or over may also register for holiday support payments requisite. At a young age, assistance (food, clothing, household items). • List of children’s birthdates, clothing she had a love for two things Applicants must apply in person and sizes, height measurements – music and learning. She provide the following documents. The Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Christwas enamored with school. • Social Security card or Individual Tax mas Mother Committee reserves the right to Smith graduated from Identification Number (ITIN) card or an provide client information to other organiHoward University with ITIN authorization letter zations that provide holiday assistance for a degree in Music Educa• Social Security card for each child purposes of eligibility and verification. tion and earned a master’s included in the application (exception for For further information, call (804) 748from Columbia University. infants under six months of age) 1183. -courtesy of Barbara McHale Although her professional • Current valid photo identification such Publicity Chairman of Chesterfield-Colonial Heights experience was teaching in as a Virginia driver’s license or DMV identiChristmas Mother a traditional classroom, she fication card was a pioneer in the “open education” concept of teaching children.“It’s truly God’s hand who has led me to find people who have opened their hearts and facilities to me and other seniors. I have been made much richer in every way by meeting those acquaintances and having been exposed to people and things that have made every day a bright future to look up to every senior morning,” Smith said.

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Edith Smith will be honored at a luncheon at the Chesterfield Senior Center on Friday, Sept. 10.

In retirement, Smith has been a passionate advocate for services for senior citizens. After its facilities closed at John Tyler Community College’s Featherstone professional center, senior county residents didn’t have a regular place to meet and participate in organized activities. Smith, along with a steadfast task force committee including dedicated board member Jeff Davoud, took on the massive project of securing a “home” for the senior center. Smith is also grateful for Ann Duffer’s advocacy in promoting the center with county officials and others. Duffer, a long-time Midlothian resident, died earlier this year. “She worked in a totally unselfish way. She was one of the most loving and gracious people. She listened to what was needed and found the funds that needed for it to be done based on her love and respect for those of us that went to the center,” she said. Although the Chesterfield Senior Center has relocated several times, it still maintains its core identity. They developed collaborative partnerships that provide services for Chesterfield County seniors including Senior Connections, local church programming and the academic opportunities at the Lifelong Learning Institute. Smith added that the support of the Board of Supervisors has been a positive direction for all seniors in Chesterfield. Within the last three years, the center’s task force has registered as a non-profit organization, sought and received public funding, and increased awareness about

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accessibility for seniors. The center has also found a home at Episcopal Church of Our Savior, located at 4000 Stigall Drive in Midlothian, and secured, in a partnership with the county Parks and Recreation Department, a part-time staff member. The Chesterfield Senior Center offers daily activities, monthly events and yearly functions for active seniors over the age of 50. From boat trips, to ice cream socials to dancing and picnics, there is always a social gathering taking place where seniors can relax, have fun and meet new people. “I hope to see an America that will build such senior centers like that which has begun here, which will be replicated across the U.S. in the future,” Smith said. She says she hopes to see a marvelous center built here in Chesterfield that serves seniors as it serves now with even broader services in the future, such as with transportation. Now that a home for the center has come to fruition, there is another transition taking place. In a few weeks, Smith will be moving to an independent living facility in Rappahannock. “My daughter retired a few months ago and lives an hour and a half away from here,” said Smith, “she no longer has a reason to come to Richmond area every day. That’s why I’m moving, so I can be closer to her.” Center volunteer Martha Dockery added,”To show our appreciation, we’re planning a farewell luncheon in her honor,” Dockery said. “We’re going to miss her deeply … The center has truly benefitted from her love.”


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LETTER FROM THE EDITOR A call for quieting our fears BY ELIZABETH FARINA editor@midlothianexchange.com

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Midlothian Latin Club received 2nd place overall in the publicity contest during the Naitonal Latin Convention. Above photo was taken during the Roman procession at the end of the convetion held at North Dakota State University in Fargo.

In late July, Midlothian High School students SydneyJean Gottfried, Bryan Kauder and I participated in the 57th National Junior Classical League Convention at North Dakota State University in Fargo. This year’s national convention was full of fun and entertaining events that ranged from “olympika” competitions to creative and graphic arts contests where students had the opportunity to display their artistic talents. In addition, there were many seminars that students could attend. Students also participated in academic competitions such as testing sessions in order to test their knowledge of Latin, Greek and Roman culture. Each night, there were also many activities to attend such as movies, bowling, dances and even a talent show. On the last day of convention, students from each state dressed

COOKIES from P1 Merchants Association and Jacqueline’s Gourmet Cookies, they are planning Richmond’s biggest bake sale. On Saturday, Sept. 11 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. the cookie sale will raise money for pediatric cancer research. To purchase cookies for the Cookies for Kids’ Cancer cause, please visit: Sam’s Club, located at 901 Wal-Mart Way and Kroger, located at 14101 Midlothian Turnpike in Midlothian. There will be other sales on Cary Street and in the West End. To learn more about the project, visit www.cookiesforkidscancer.org<http:// www.cookiesforkidscancer. org. -courtesy of Cameron McPherson on behalf of Cookies for Kids’ Cancer

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up in their Roman attire and participated in a procession around the campus. Afterwards, there was a large Roman banquet where the students enjoyed delicious food. Every day, each state had the opportunity to participate in 15-minute spirit competitions. The theme of each day prompted the states to come up with creative t-shirts and props to reflect the theme. The spirit competitions were especially exhilarating and Virginia took home first place for the eighth year in a row. Not only did the state as a whole compete well, but Midlothian’s Latin Club received 2nd place overall in the publicity contest. The Latin Club’s newsletter also received 3rd place in the nation. After a long week at the convention, the entire delegation had learned the valuable lessons of communication,

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County seeks nominations to recognize senior volunteers for local hall of fame Deadline for nomination applications is Sept. 17 Do you know someone 65 or older who tirelessly lends his or her time to volunteer efforts in the community? Consider nominating that outstanding person for the Chesterfield Senior Volunteer Hall of Fame. Nominations are being accepted through Sept. 17. The Chesterfield Senior Volunteer Hall of Fame was established in 1983 to recognize seniors who make a difference in their communities. To be considered, nominees must be at least 65 years old and reside in Chesterfield County. Their volunteer service may have occurred outside the county, but they must have performed it after they turned 65. Judging will focus on the nominee’s contributions to better the community or

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cooperation and friendship. Each individual took home with him or her a sense of fulfillment along with a desire to return the next year. Overall, National Latin Convention is one of the best experiences that any student could participate in. Next year’s convention will be held at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, Ky. During the fall, there is also a statewide Latin Convention which students are invited to attend. Many students from the Midlothian area come to this convention where they have the chance to represent their school and participate in many different contests and competitions. This year’s state convention will be held at the Richmond Convention Center on November 21-22.

ost sat in silence last week during the press conference held at the local mosque while hearing a procession of local Christian, Muslim and Jewish leaders condemn violence and bigotry. Since the proposal of a mosque being built at ground zero in New York City has become a national controversy, there have been several violent acts against Muslims around the country. The leaders voiced reasonable concern that such acts that are inflamed with fear and intolerance will only increase as the nation gets closer to the November election. Each leader condemned such rhetoric and called for a return to civility. Afterwards, I found myself wondering if I had been completely naïve in perceiving the permeating underlying anger that has been resonating among us only related to the unusually warm temperature this summer. The uneasiness continues regardless of the weather. Its name is fear. We are all living in fear. Fear of tomorrow. Fear of failure. Fear of our kids’ future. Fear of losing the house. Fear of violence. Fear of not being good enough. Fear of not having enough. Fear of not being liked. Fear of losing the job. Fear of losing a loved one. Fear of losing everything. Fear of being rejected. Fear of death. And fear of the unknown. Are we truly a hateful group of bigots who wonder aimlessly in fear? I believe that we, as a people, are not a group of bigots. We are, however, seeing our faiths – all of them – being hijacked for political posturing and media sound bites. The cacophony is creating an atmosphere of palpable fear. We should not be afraid to ask any question and we should not be afraid to hear the answers. The current rhetoric is not healthy for a nation or community; civil debate and disagreement is healthy government. . We need to remember our Constitution’s First Amendment: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” The above is a powerful and all encompassing freedom that I hold dear. We are empowered to follow the faith of our choosing and so much more. Ask international exchange students what their thoughts are about Richmond’s numerous places of worship and you’ll get a similar response. Each student, regardless of which continent he or she hails from, is surprised that the same geographical area has Catholic, Baptist, Presbyterian and United Methodist churches interspersed with a synagogue and a mosque. As an American citizen, I don’t even think twice about it. With the ninth anniversary of 9/11 this weekend, it is hopeful that we will be not afraid to shake this nauseating, unfounded current fear from our shoulders. May we find peace and unity in a pledge that is recited each day across our country: “One nation, under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.”

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SATURDAY, SEPT. 11 USA Patriots’ Day will be held at the grounds of Vista del Lago in Powhatan from 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. The estate will be transformed into a music festival like no other that will rock with the sounds of our star-spangled headliner CHARLIE DANIELS along with 2009 America’s Got Talent Winner Kevin Skinner. You don’t want to miss this day in the country, a day to show your pride and support the Marine Corps League at this benefit for our Wounded Warriors, and local EMS. Tickets may be purchased online at www.usapatriotsday.com. General admission is $25. PHOTO BY ELIZABETH FARINA

Volunteers construct a lean-to at the Virginia Indian site at Henricus.

medicinal demonstrations, Virginia Indian activities, historical children’s games and crafts and storytelling. For many years in the 20th century, Henricus was completely neglected. Midlothian author and very special teacher for whom Bettie W. Weaver Elementary School is named, Bettie Weaver remembers visiting Henricus in the late 1940s with Rosalie (Mrs. John Morgan) Applegate when “we had to beat our way uphill to that large cross at the top after getting permission in advance from VEPCO (Virginia Electric & Power Company, now Dominion). We were appalled at the abandonment of the place.” Gaining attention and support for Henricus over the intervening 60 years has taken far longer than the period from 1611- when Sir Thomas Dale moved up the James River, on behalf of the London Company, to establish the settlement -- to the 1622 Indian attack that wiped out the settlement. It is the hope of the acting executive, Charles Lewis Grant, that the anniversary will “get Henricus on the historical map and fill in the timegap.” He points out, “What you normally see is ‘Jamestown 1607’ and then ‘Plymouth 1620’ – and something very important happened between those years. Had Henricus not succeeded from 1611 to 1622, the English colonization of North America would have been dealt a chilling blow.” Just as present arguments exist by experts about whether to put more or less money into stimulating the economy, so some members of Great Britain’s early 17th-century Parliament felt the Crown was throwing good money after bad by establishing Henricus in 1611. After all, Jamestown had only been rescued by an act of chance when Sir Thomas Dale arrived after “the starving time” of 1609-10, persuading settlers to stay on rather than throwing in the towel and returning to England. Despite the fact that the Henricus colonists who survived the 1622 massacre virtually abandoned their citie, consolidating with survivors at Jamestown, they had lasted long enough for the Plymouth Colony to gain a strong foothold in Massachusetts, thus proving North America was a viable area for settlement – and investment. A personal visit to the site reveals the neck

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the event will benefit local charities: The Alexander Kalata Memorial Fund, The Bon Air Elementary PTA and the Jim Mims Foundation. Approximately 135 golfers and volunteers to attend this fundraising event. For more information on participating in the tournament or providing a sponsorship, call (804) 3790239 or (804) 513-0616.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 14 Greater Southport Business Association will hold its Quarterly Networking Luncheon featuring speakers: grpva. com, Chesterfield Economic Development, COSTCO WHOLESALE, and Shop Chesterfield First at the Holiday Inn Koger Center. Networking @ 11:30 – Program begins at noon. Advanced Registration Cost: $15 Member / $20 Non-Member Guest At Door Registration Cost: $20 Member / $25 NonMember Guest. Pre-Register www.SouthportAssociation. com by Sept. 8. Questions: Contact Crisha Thomas 804359-8754 X 3005 or E-mail Cthomas@newgenfcu.org

17 at 7:30 p.m. at Salisbury Presbyterian Church, located at 13621 W. Salisbury Rd. Midlothian. A free-will offering will be taken to benefit the OASIS after school tutoring program for at-risk students at Overbrook Presbyterian Church. For more information, call (804) 794-5311

SATURDAY, SEPT. 18 Join the Michael Pascucci Lung Cancer Association for ScucciFest 2010: A familyfriendly Music Festival on the James River at the America Legion: Post 354; 13200 Robious Rd. in Midlothian. The music venue features: Jack Ass Flats, DJ Williams Projekt, and James Brown tribute band Big Pay Back. Tickets are $25 for adults or $30 at the door. Ticket price per child ages 6-14 is $5 when accompanied by an adult. Children 5 and under are free. Food and beverages will be on site throughout the event. All proceeds go directly to funding lung cancer research with Uniting Against Lung Cancer. For more information, visit www.unitingagainstlungcancer.org/partners/michael

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Dr. Vic's Q & A: Golfers' elbow Question: I am a 50-yearold man suffering from what seems to be golfers’ elbow. I have mostly been icing it at home. What is the best way for me to get back to golfing, and what are some options that I might explore in regards to treatment? Answer: “Golfer’s elbow” is tendonitis on the inner part of the elbow while “tennis elbow” is tendonitis of the outer part of the elbow. Interestingly I actually see more patients with these conditions that do not play either golf or tennis. Tendonitis usually occurs from repetitive activity where extra stress is placed on a particular tendon. The overuse causes microscopic tears within the tendon. In normal situations these tears will heal without any treatment. When they don’t heal you are left with symptoms of tendonitis which are primarily pain, weakness and sometimes stiffness. Since you are a golfer you should have a golf pro look at your club grips. In general, a larger grip will reduce stress to the elbow when

you make contact with the ball. Also, consider whether you have made any recent changes in your swing or if you have been playing much more than normal. The standard treatment for tendonitis is rest, ice, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications and exercises. In some cases a tennis/golf elbow strap that fits just below the elbow can be beneficial. A variety of specific stretching and strengthening exercises can treat and prevent recurrence. To view these exercises you can visits the patient education section at www.GoOrtho.net. You can begin the stretching immediately but should wait for strengthening until your symptoms of pain decrease. When I see patients in the office with tennis elbow, I will also discuss options of cortisone and platelet rich plasma (PRP) injections. Cortisone is a strong steroid that will reduce or eliminate inflammation. On the inner part of the elbow (i.e. golfer’s elbow), I generally ELBOW P6

Monacan alumnus to be inducted into Hokies' Athletic Hall of Fame Student-Athlete of the Year. Among Tech’s career With tender, loving care, leaders, she is first in Michelle Meadows helped doubles (46), second in sew the first seeds of softball hits (254), third in RBI success at Virginia Tech. (131) and second in average Now she’s enjoying the (.347). harvest. As a senior, she was Out of Monacan High, charged with just three where she earned All-State honors under Coach Keith Daniels, Meadows was among the first softball headliners on the Blacksburg campus in 1997. Considering her pioneering roots, it’s fitting that on Oct. 22 she’ll become the first softball player inducted into the Hokies’ Athletic Hall of Fame. She’ll enter the Hall along PHOTO COURTESY OF with football players Corey LONGWOOD UNIVERSITY Moore and Gene Bunn, Monacan alumnus Michelle tennis star Laurie Shiflet Meadows will be inducted into the Hokies' Athletic Hackbirth and the late Hall of Fame in October. Duke Thorpe, a basketball standout. “Wow! It’s overwhelming,” Meadows said of her errors in 207 chances at latest honor. “God has second base. blessed me in many ways; To top that, she was a this is just icing on the cake.” three-time A-10 All-AcaThe new Hall of Famers, demic pick and graduated along with their families, summa cum laude in her will also be recognized Oct. major of Nutrition, Food 23 at halftime of the Techand Exercise, with minor in Duke football game at Lane Biology. Stadium. Meadows was elected to She was a three-time All- Tech’s Hall in her first year Metro pick at Monacan after of eligibility. An athlete transferring from Powhatan, must be 10 years removed where she played as a fresh- from competition for conman. sideration. The slugging middle She served as a Compliinfielder is arguably the ance Director at VCU from most talented non-pitcher 2003-05 while also earnin Central Region history. ing her Masters of Science She was Times-Dispatch degree in Sports Leadership Player of the Year in 1996 from VCU SportCenter. while entertaining numerCurrently, the 32-yearous college suitors. old resides in Farmville with “Michelle was a coach’s the position of Associate dream,” recalled Daniels. Athletic Director for Stu“She’s the best I’ve ever dent-Athlete Enhancement seen around here and at Longwood University. absolutely the best I’ve ever She is also Senior coached. Women’s Administrator at “She could do it all, inthe NCAA Division I indedividually, and anything the pendent school. team needed, too – a home In the meantime, she run, suicide squeeze, you continues playing softball name it.” – now in the slow-pitch The daughter of Tom arena. and Glenda Meadows made Her Riverside Church recruiting trips to Virginia team won the Farmville and Georgia Tech, among co-rec league this summer other schools, before decid- (losing only one game). ing on Tech’s still wet-beShe is also a member of the hind-the-ears program. Lady Bass women’s travel “It just seemed special team along with former to me to be part of someChesterfield standouts Amy thing that was building,” she Campbell (Manchester) and recalled. Robin Glasco (James River). Meadows was part of There is one noticeable coach Scot Thomas’s first re- difference, though, between cruiting class and became an Meadows then, and now. instant star with the glove “When I was at Tech I and bat, and also off-field weighed between 165-170 with her superb academics. pounds,” she said. “Now I’m As a senior, she was Atabout 130 due to better dietlantic 10 Player of Year and ing … I’m faster, but I don’t also the conference’s Female hit the ball as far.”

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lover Hill’s road to the 2009 Group AAA state boys volleyball championship included a seven-round slugfest with Dominion District rival Cosby. The heavyweights traded blows all season before the senior-dominated Cavaliers landed a knockout punch in the state final. Cosby and Midlothian appear to be on a similar collision course this season. While it’s still far too early to know whether either team is state tournament material, the Titans are feeling good about themselves after beating the Trojans twice in the first week of the 2010 season – including a 25-15, 25-16 victory Saturday in the Silver Division final at the 13th annual Virginia Volleyball Showcase. “We were already a team before this tournament, but being able to see how well we can work together gives us high hopes for the rest of the season,” said Cosby’s Ben Morrison, who had three blocks and 23 assists against Midlothian. Forty-eight teams (32 girls, 16 boys) participated in this year’s Showcase, which was held for the first time at Richmond Volleyball Club’s cavernous 12-court indoor facility in Henrico County. With matches being played on all 12 courts simultaneously, referees’ whistles chirping every couple seconds and spectators squeezing into tight spaces between courts, it was a hectic scene unlike anything the high school teams will see for the rest of the season. “You get a lot of volleyball in a short period of time,” Cosby boys coach Frank Jenkins said. “There are a lot of distractions, which is good because it really forces the kids to focus and communicate.” Cosby’s fifth-place finish was tops among local schools. Midlothian’s boys placed sixth, followed by James River (seventh) and Trinity Episcopal (14th). On the girls side, Midlothian placed eighth in the Red Division and Cosby was 15th. James River’s girls finished ninth in the White Division. Cosby’s boys are no stranger to success at this event. Titans finished first in 2007 and were runners-up each of the last two years (to eventual state champions Deep Run and Clover Hill, respectively. This is not the same Cosby team. Only two of six starters returned from last season. And yet, after beating Hermitage (25-11, 25-9, 25-13) and Varina (25-13, 25-21, 25-22) in Friday’s Pool B matches, the Titans opened play Saturday morning with an opportunity to win their pool and advance to the semifinals of the Gold (championship) Division. Despite playing without dangerous hitter Jack Wilson, who missed the match because of a family commitment, Cosby hung Photo Gallery ONLINE tough against Ocean Lakes of Virginia midlothianexchange.com Beach. A few key points decided each of the first two games, but Ocean Lakes won both by scores of 25-23 and 26-24 to claim the Pool B PHOTO BY KENNY MOORE title. Kaeler Sullivan #2 of James River serves up for the Rapids as District The Titans bounced back to beat Cox (Virginia Rivals Cosby waits for their match Beach) in the Silver Division semifinals, then played what Jenkins called “our best match of the tournament” to topple Midlothian. to eventual champion Deep Run (25-16, 25-22, 25-20) and settling “This tournament has given us some glimpses of for second place in Pool D. where we can go,” he said. “We have a lot of potenThe Trojans moved on to the Silver Division semifinals to face tial, but also a lot of inconsistency. We have a lot of James River, which finished second to Atlee in Pool A with victories work to do if we want to be able to play on the same over Colonial Heights (25-12, 18-25, 25-19) and Maggie Walker (25level with [Central Region foes] Deep Run, Atlee 17, 25-10, 25-10) and a loss to the talented Raiders. and even Freeman.” In a back-and-forth tussle, Midlothian won the first game 25-18 Midlothian’s boys want to be part of that conver- and James River claimed the second 25-15. 6-foot-6 Taylor Fletcher sation, too. With six seniors and three juniors on the had back-to-back blocks as the Trojans advanced with a 15-10 vicroster, the Trojans believe this is the year for them tory. to break through and challenge the top teams in the “Midlothian and Cosby are the premier teams in our district,” region. James River coach Terry Ford said. “I hope we can be competitive “Nobody really thought we were going to be with them, and we can if we play at our highest level.” good because Midlothian hasn’t had a prestigious After his team’s loss to Cosby, Midlothian coach Jack Speers said program for the last few years. I think everybody the tournament was valuable because it highlighted areas the Trokind of forgot about us,” senior Jason Losego said. jans need to improve between now and the postseason. Midlothian got off to a good start at the Show“If you started the season with five easy teams, you might start case, beating Hanover (21-25, 25-12, 25-16) and thinking you’re better than you really are. When you play the best Trinity Episcopal (25-11, 25-16, 25-3) before falling teams you can, it forces you to raise your game,” he added.

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After watching her players repeatedly squander scoring opportunities during the first half Tuesday, Aug. 31, against Prince George, Trinity Episcopal field hockey coach Margie Snead knew the Titans’ 2-0 lead should’ve been much larger. Trinity added two more goals in the second half to complete a 4-0 victory and reach the final of its own four-team, season-opening invitational tournament. Still, Snead wasn’t satisfied. While Prince George and Colonial Heights squared off in the consolation game, Snead gathered her team together in the Photo Gallery ONLINE student commons midlothianexchange.com and emphasized the fundamentals that so often PHOTO BY PATRICK DOBBS make the difference between Trinity’s Sage Parker surges past Powhatan’s Sarah Bennet (#5) and Malerie Howland (#16). merely generating chances to score and turning those with a 10-0 victory. it’s not enough to just get three minutes to give Trinity chances into goals. “This sets the bar. This is people into the circle but a lead in the final. Freshman Obviously, the playthe team we can be,” Snead people have to be in the cor- Lauren Cravens converted ers were listening. Trinity said following the trophy rect places. We did all that in a breakaway to make it 2-0, scored three times in the first presentation. “After the first the second game.” then junior Sage Parker and six minutes against Powgame, we talked about how As she did against Prince Fletcher hooked up for their hatan, led 5-0 at halftime and our passes have to be sharper George, junior Caroline INVITATIONAL P6 cruised to the championship and more purposeful, how Fletcher needed less than


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Coach Kerry Bevel for Richmond Ruckus 16-U Teal took his team to College Station, Texas for the Nationals. “We went and played with the big dogs. There were 160 teams in the Nationals and only four Virginia teams took part. – submitted by Tammy Clarke Pictured are: (back row) Coach Bevel, Samantha Gibson, Hali Goad, Madison Cully, Shayla Coleman, Holly Thomas-Stargardt, Brittany Wratchford, Coach Tony Hayes. (left front) Sally Holt, Sarah Arboletta, Augusta Clarke, Brittany Leonard, Kristen Anderson, Hannah Hayes. Not pictured are: Brittany Andrews, L.C. Bird pitcher.

INVITATIONAL from P5 second goal of the game with 19:16 left in the first half. While her players jogged back toward their own end of the field, a beaming Snead turned and addressed those on the bench. “OK, that part about finishing and being in the right spot … we’re doing much better at that,” she said. Trinity decimated Powhatan’s defense several times with lightning-fast counterattacks launched by sophomore Abby Carls, who earned tournament Most Valuable Player honors for her dominant performance Head Football Coach Sean O’Hare focuses the Varsity team before a scrimmage against Meadowbrook High School on Thursday, Sept. 2. at center midfield. Fletcher, Cravens, Parker, it worked out on softball Now, O’Hare says it’s more CAVS from P1 sophomore Alex Upadhayaya like “50 percent Manchester liers are keeping up with the outfield. and junior Whitney Hyatt There are six tennis courts Middle, 30 percent Bailey Joneses; only in this case it’s were the main beneficiaries Bridge and only 20 percent keeping up with the Cosbys. now compared to a rag-tag of the Titans’ snappy givefour on Hull Street. Swift Creek.” The campus blueprint is and-go passing. Each scored There will be boys and Howdy, neighbors virtually the same as the one two goals as Trinity outshot girls team rooms. Previously The Genito/Route 288 used for backyard rival Cosby Powhatan 16-3 and kept the girls dressed in the PE intersection has evolved in 2006. freshman goalkeeper Chrisarea. into a sporting mecca. The “I don’t think there’s The new weight room, new school is located almost tina Boyles under constant a brick’s difference,” said pressure. with rubber fl oor, is about directly across Genito from Mehrer. “I think the frustration three times the size of the sprawling, soon-to-open The 2010 football Cavs helped us,” Cravens said. “We cramped old room that SportsQuest mega-complex. open, at home, Sept. 10 vs. had our opportunities and in Mehrer says “looked like “It’s possible we could Prince George. the next game we made sure something out of an old boxbenefi t from SportsQuest,” It will give CHHS a chance we got them.” ing movie.” said O’Hare. “I mean, all to show off its glistening “Now it’s like you’re lifting those (artificial) turf fields 4,000-seat stadium and much weights at American Family would really be helpful in superior locker rooms and Fitness – so much better,” bad weather.” concession areas. said Caleb. Also, new CHHS is within “For example, we’ve gone There is also a special a long home run of the from 40 lockers to 60 lock“marching band practice Warbro Softball Complex, ers,” said O’Hare, who can field” and training room. and close enough to Southgaze out his office window Several of the irrigated side Speedway to feel the onto the new gridiron. practice fi elds border Genito. engine vibration. The rickety old football To keep baseballs, softballs Youth movement stadium seated 1,500. and soccer balls from caClover Hill’s old footOn Sept. 17, seating reening into traffi c, 20-foot ball playpen - “Ted Salmon capacity could be put to the restraining nets have been Stadium,” honoring former ultimate test when Cosby erected. coach/AD - now will be pays a visit. Making a “State-ment” turned over to Chesterfield All sports will benefit The ghosts of seasons past Quarterback League, starting from new digs. have much to celebrate at Sept. 11. Basketball will go from a The Spring Run, Alberta dingy 800-seat gym to a spa- old CHHS. Every so often, Smith, Crenshaw, Woolridge the “Hull Street Cavaliers” cious 2,200 seat arena with three full-sized courts. CHHS ranked with Virginia’s finest. and Swift Creek Associations will use the facility that will will host the 2010-11 Dominbe serviced by Parks and Rec. Virginia High School ion basketball tournaments Wave so-long to the water – unthinkable at the previous League State titles earned at tower. It’s like “old” Clover the old locale included: location. Hill dipped into that tower, Group A baseball, 1978; Volleyball – long a CHHS found the fountain of youth, Group AAA baseball, ‘94 stronghold – now has a Girls’ Group AAA tennis: and moved on. facility to match its glittering 1994, ’96, ‘97 resume. Boys’ Group AA gymnasThe black eight-lane track tics: 1984 surrounding the gridiron is Boys’ Group AAA volleyfirst class, with much upgradball: 2001, ’05, ‘09 ed field events runways and Boys Group AA track: throwing areas. 1986 New Advanced Biodegradable “The track is so spongy Degreaser / Soap Solution! Also: second in boys’ AAA and fast,” said one football soccer (’96); second in girls’ FOR THAT EXTRA CLEAN LOOK!!! coach who came just short of saying it might actually make Group AAA soccer (’03); Cleans Mold, Mildew & Dirt second in Group AAA golf running (ugh) fun. (’02). Equipped to wash Now there will be separate Demographics varsity and JV baseball diaany size house, deck, CHHS’s “feeder” system monds, and separate varsity roofs, brick or cement! and JV softball fields. Previ- has been turned upside Ed Waggoner down. ously the diamonds were O: 378-4207 Prior to Cosby, Clover Hill shared by squads. C: 437-3335 inherited most of its students Field hockey will have its Lic. 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Even more encouraging for the Titans was the fact that all 21 players on the roster got into both games, and the team maintained its high level of play despite frequent substitutions. “We’re gelling as a team and starting to trust each other,” Carls added. With only two seniors on the roster, the impressive start can only help Trinity’s confidence as the season marches onward. “This tournament was to see what kind of team we can be,” said junior Nina Stinson, who helped lead Trinity’s defense to back-toback shutouts. “Today proved we’re going to be one heck of a team.” Trinity placed four players on the all-tournament team: Carls, Cravens, Upadhayaya and freshman Cammie Lloyd. Powhatan was represented by juniors Maddie Zatkulak, Jennifer Redmond and Sarah Bennett, while Prince George (Hannah Taylor and Kristalea Sheaffer) and Colonial Heights (Paxton Rosser and Megan Benton) had two players apiece.

ELBOW from P5 do not recommend cortisone because the tendon is close to the ulnar nerve (i.e., “funny bone” nerve). PRP, however, can be used for both golfer’s and tennis elbow. For PRP, blood is drawn from your arm and then spun in a centrifuge to separate the plasma from the cells. The plasma part of the blood that contains nutrients and growth factors is injected into the tendon. This process is thought to promote healing of the microscopic tears. If these treatments fail then surgery is an option. Tennis and golfer’s elbow surgeries are both outpatient procedures. Afterwards, patients wear a sling for 1-2 weeks. They begin physical therapy 1 week after surgery and continue exercises for 612 weeks. Most patients can begin putting and chipping at 4-6 weeks, short swings at 6-10 weeks and full swings by 12 weeks. courtesy of Dr. Vic Goradia, MD Knee, Shoulder & Sports Medicine Specialist Go Orthopedics www.GoOrtho.net

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Virginia Mid-Atlantic Chapter of Paralyzed Veterans of America President Chuck Willis, left, confers with master of ceremonies LaDon Chambers during the 3rd annual HOGS for Heroes Charity Bike Run at the Amelia Veterans Cemetery held on Sunday, Sept. 5. South Richmond HOG Club and the local PVA chapter appreciated the multi-jurisdictional police escort from McGuire Medical Center in Richmond to Amelia County. Below right: Chesterfield County police officers, who volunteered for the assignment, salute the motorcycle riders at the county line. Below left: John and Marci Borden, a Midlothian husband-andwife team, participated in the ride.

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