Affordable and sustainable food is a priority for Laneisha Whitfield, the director of the Richmond Food Policy Council, and her young campaigners. So on February 17, the Richmond Food Policy Council created an online and door-to-door petition to address the issue of getting more nutritious food for students.Read More
The baseball field at Kennedy High School was abuzz with activity Saturday. But the sounds weren’t the cracks of bats or the smacks of leather. They were laughs, and rhythmic staccatos of some of the city’s finest hip hop voices. More than 70 people, mostly local rap artists, gathered at the baseball field for an…Read More
The Piedmont Highlanders defeated the Kennedy Eagles 37-31 in a tough, physical, closely fought game Thursday. The Eagles’ playoff hopes ended on a cold night on the manicured fields of Piedmont High School.
The game started well for Kennedy with two quick running touchdowns. The 14-0 lead lasted until the Highlanders struck back in the waning minutes of the first quarter. But the Highlander passing game, led by quarterback Eric Huppert, was nearly flawless, and Piedmont piled on the points. Two quick scores near the end of the first half ran the Highlander lead to 27-14.Read More