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COLLEGE FOOTBALL William & Mary linebacker John Pius was named CAA Defensive Player of the Year and is one of 30 finalists for the Buck Buchanan Award, which is given to the FCS Defensive Player of the Year. Arlington’s No. 2 player ranks third nationally in sacks (11.5) and fifth in tackles for loss (19), …

COLLEGE BASKETBALL Norfolk State forward Kris Bankston was named MEAC Defensive Player of the Week and Spartans guard George Beale Jr. was named Rookie of the Week. Bankston, a grad student from Little Rock, Arkansas who was an All-MEAC Defensive Team selection last season, has averaged 8.8 rebounds, 1.5 blocks and 1.3 steals in four …

COLLEGE BASKETBALL Norfolk State forward Kris Bankston was named MEAC Defensive Player of the Week and Spartans guard George Beale Jr. was named Rookie of the Week. Bankston, a grad student from Little Rock, Arkansas who was an All-MEAC Defensive Team selection last season, has averaged 8.8 rebounds, 1.5 blocks and 1.3 steals in four …

A number of incumbent New York state lawmakers were claiming victory after Tuesday’s general election or were on the verge of winning their races. State Sen. Jim Tedisco (R, NY-49) won another term in Albany on Tuesday, comfortably fending off Democratic challenger Michelle Ostrelich. With nearly 95% of the votes counted on Wednesday morning, Tedisco …

HOCKEY ECHL and the Norfolk Admirals have revealed details of the All-Star Fan Fest, which will take place on January 15, the day before the 2023 Warrior/ECHL All-Star Classic is held at Scope. The Fan Fest will take place from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Waterside District and will feature live music, interactive …

Like many states, North Carolina has seen its abortion laws debated and challenged over the years. As it stands, state law allows abortions up to 20 weeks with exceptions for the life of the mother, but not for fetal abnormalities, incest, or rape. Following the Supreme Court ruling Dobbs decision, there is a strong political …

COLLEGE FOOTBALL Old Dominion’s Blake Watson was named Doak Walker National Running Back of the Week. Meanwhile, ODU linebacker Jason Henderson has been added to the Bednarik Awards watch list. The Bednarik is presented to the defensive player of the year. Watson, a junior from Queens, New York, rushed for a school-record 259 yards on …

WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL Old Dominion was expected to finish second in the Sun Belt, behind only Troy in a vote of the conference’s 14 head coaches. The Trojans got 12 first-place votes, while ODU and Georgia Southern received one each. Monarchs senior forward Amari Young was named to the preseason All-Sun Belt third team after …

ALBANY— According to field observers from the Empire State Development Division of Tourism’s I LOVE Program NY. And, observers say, even in places that have passed the peak, like Old Forge, they will still be “noticeable” and exhibit a color change highlighted by brilliant gold, orange and yellow leaves. Observers in Oneida and Herkimer counties …

COLLEGE FOOTBALL Matt Liss, Ryan Machado-Jones, Jason LaViola and Owen Burnett each scored in the second half as No. 24 Christopher Newport beat Virginia Wesleyan 4-0 in a men’s soccer game Wednesday night at Newport News. The Captains (8-2) outshot the Marlins (7-3-2) 17-4 and gave up no shots on goal to a team that …

COLLEGE GOLF Christopher Newport earned one of his most impressive men’s golf victories in program history on Tuesday, claiming the preview NCAA Division III championship by 14 strokes at Keene Trace Golf Club in Nicholasville, Kentucky. The field included 16 nationally ranked teams and the top six in the Bushnell/Golfweek Division III Coaches Poll. Senior …

COLLEGE FOOTBALL William and Mary (4-1) moved up to 16th in the Stats Perform FCS Top 25 and 17th in the coaches’ poll after Saturday’s 27-10 victory at Stony Brook. Tribe sophomore Ethan Chang was named Colonial Athletic Association Special Teams Player of the Week. He threw a pair of field goals, including a 57-yard …

COLLEGE FIELD HOCKEY No. 7 Virginia (7-3) retired late to shut out No. 19 William & Mary 3-0 in Charlottesville, outscoring the Tribe 24-0 as the Cavaliers improved on their four-game winning streak and their three-way shutout sequence. Maddie George made six saves for W&M (7-4), keeping the game tied with 8:03 left in regulation. …

FOOTBALL RECRUITMENT Zachary Dantzlerward, a 6-foot-4, 295-pound defensive lineman from Loudoun Valley High in Purcellville, has committed to Old Dominion, as he revealed on Twitter. According 247sports.com, Dantzlerward also has Navy, Air Force, Army, and Furman scholarship offers. Also according to 247sports.comhe enlisted in the Navy in August but changed his mind. MORE COLLEGE FOOTBALL …

COLLEGE BASKETBALL Virginia Tech will play the ACC/Big Ten Challenge opener this season when it hosts Minnesota at 7 p.m. on Nov. 28 in a game televised by ESPN2. The schedules and networks for the 24th event were announced on Tuesday. Virginia will visit Michigan at 9:30 p.m. on November 29 in a contest broadcast …

ALBANY, NY (NEWS10) – More than $3 million in grants have been awarded to state parks in the Capital Region, through the National Park Service’s (NPS) Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). These funds will be used for critical upgrades to John Boyd Thacher State Park in Voorheesville and Saratoga Spa State Park in Saratoga …

COLLEGE FOOTBALL William & Mary (3-0) moved up to a season-best 14th in both FCS polls — Stats Perform and Coaches — after their 34-7 win Saturday over Lafayette in Easton, Pennsylvania. The Tribe starts the CAA game at home on Saturday against Elon. In the Stats poll, Delaware is eighth, Villanova ninth, Rhode Island …

COLLEGE BASKETBALL Four-star shooter Elijah Gertrude has committed to playing basketball at the University of Virginia, according to 247Sports. Gertrude picked the Cavaliers over defending national champion Kansas, Rutgers, Seton Hall and St. Johns. He is 6-foot-3 and 180 pounds from Jersey City, New Jersey Hudson Catholic High. Gertrude, ranked No. 36 nationally in the …

Defending ACC Tournament champion Virginia Tech will open its men’s basketball conference program against national runner-up North Carolina on Dec. 4 at home, while Virginia will begin its league roster against Florida State on Dec. 3. home. The ACC unveiled its championship schedule on Tuesday. Each team will play 20 conference games. The Hokies will …

The effort to shut down the so-called “puppy mill pipeline” in New York City has reached the governor’s office. Elected officials joined activists on Monday, handing out thousands of postcards from shelter advocates and supporters across the state, calling on Governor Kathy Hochul to sign New York’s puppy mill pipeline legislation. It would ban the …

The effort to shut down the so-called “puppy mill pipeline” in New York City has reached the governor’s office. Elected officials joined activists on Monday, handing out thousands of postcards from shelter advocates and supporters across the state, calling on Governor Kathy Hochul to sign New York’s puppy mill pipeline legislation. It would ban the …

COLLEGE FOOTBALL William & Mary redshirt freshman cornerback Jalen Jones, a graduate of Deep Creek High, has been named the FCS National Defensive Player of the Week. In his first college start, he intercepted three passes from Campbell and returned one for a 33-yard touchdown late in the third quarter of the Tribe’s 37-21 home …

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) – September is National Suicide Prevention Month and this week the Springfield-Greene County Health Department released disturbing numbers that show suicide is definitely a community concern. Although it may not be talked about as much as COVID or heart disease, suicide is a public health issue in Springfield. Not only is the …

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) – September is National Suicide Prevention Month and this week the Springfield-Greene County Health Department released disturbing numbers that show suicide is definitely a community concern. Although it may not be talked about as much as COVID or heart disease, suicide is a public health issue in Springfield. Not only is the …

Molina rancher and Colorado Farm Bureau President Carlyle Currier is pleased with the drastic change in weather this year compared to last year. Summer monsoon rains relieved Colorado and the Southwest, with the region’s peaks and mountain valleys sharing in the increased humidity, benefiting water users such as agricultural producers and domestic utilities. “It was …

Molina rancher and Colorado Farm Bureau President Carlyle Currier is pleased with the drastic change in weather this year compared to last year. Summer monsoon rains relieved Colorado and the Southwest, with the region’s peaks and mountain valleys sharing in the increased humidity, benefiting water users such as agricultural producers and domestic utilities. “It was …

BASEBALL The Kansas City Royals placed first baseman Vinnie Pasquantino, a former Old Dominion star, on the 10-day injured list with right shoulder discomfort. Pasquantino, who made his MLB debut on June 28, was injured in Monday afternoon’s game against the White Sox. He bounced back from a slow start and is hitting .263 with …

MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL Old Dominion coach Jeff Jones has announced the hiring of Jordan Brooks as director of scouting. He spent the last year in that position with Xavier, who won the National Invitational Tournament. Prior to that, he served two years at Southeast Louisiana and two years at Howard. Brooks played for Hampton University …

GOLF Old Dominion graduate Jon Hurst won the 75th Virginia State Golf Association Senior Amateur Championship, beating Montpelier’s David Jordan 2-and-1 at the Cavalier Golf & Yacht Club in Virginia Beach. It was the first senior amateur title for Hurst, who represented the Fredericksburg Country Club. In 1991, he became ODU’s first Division I Golf …

GOLF Christopher Newport, rising eldest Alex Price, defeated two highly rated Division I opponents on Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the United States Amateur Championship in Paramus, New Jersey. Price became the first Division III player to progress this far since at least the 1990s. All three opponents he has beaten are in the …

COLLEGE FOOTBALL Virginia Tech head coach Brent Pry named redshirt junior Grant Wells his starting quarterback on Wednesday. Wells, a transfer from Marshall, passed for 3,532 yards and 16 touchdowns last season for the Thundering Herd, but also threw for 13 interceptions. He won the starting job on another transfer, Jason Brown from South Carolina. …

MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL Virginia began her European exhibition tour on Saturday by beating Italy’s Stella Azzurra 76-24 in Rome. Kadin Shedrick had 13 points, seven rebounds and a block, rookie Leon Bond III had 10 points, four rebounds and two blocks, while Reece Beekman had nine points, five rebounds and seven assists. Ryan Dunn contributed …

MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL Virginia began her European exhibition tour on Saturday by beating Italy’s Stella Azzurra 76-24 in Rome. Kadin Shedrick had 13 points, seven rebounds and a block, rookie Leon Bond III had 10 points, four rebounds and two blocks, while Reece Beekman had nine points, five rebounds and seven assists. Ryan Dunn contributed …

Southpaw DL Hall, who has spent most of this season with the Norfolk Tides, is traveling to St. Petersburg, Fla., to join the Orioles on Friday, multiple sources told the Baltimore Sun, potentially adding an electric arm to the roster. Baltimore pitching team. for the home stretch of the season. It’s not yet known when …

COLLEGE FOOTBALL William & Mary defensive end Nate Lynn was named to the Hero Sports FCS preseason All-America second team, while Tribe offensive lineman Colby Sorsdal was honored to the third team. Lynn earned first-team honors from Stats Perform and Athlon Sports earlier this summer. Sorsdal is a four-year starter at right tackle who was …

COLLEGE FOOTBALL Four Old Dominion players — tight end Zack Kuntz, wide receiver Ali Jennings III, running back Blake Watson and cornerback LaMareon James — have been named to the pre-season college football All-American team. Pro Football Network season. Jennings III and Kuntz each made the third team, while Watson and James received honorable mention. …

Attachments In the MENA region, anticipatory action is rapidly gaining momentum. This report summarizes the findings of a WFP-commissioned project that establishes a baseline of AA capabilities and experiences in the MENA region. ‘Anticipatory Action in the MENA Region: State of Play & Accelerating Action’ report provides insight into the opportunities and challenges for AA …

COLLEGE FOOTBALL William & Mary defensive end Nate Lynn has been named to the Stats Perform FCS Preseason First Team All-America. This is the second preseason All-America honor for the junior from Charlotte, North Carolina. Athlon Sports included Lynn on its All-America team earlier this summer. CAA Preseason Defensive Player of the Year Lynn ranked …

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YOUTH BASEBALL Fleet Park got off to a perfect start Saturday at the Senior League World Series in Easley, South Carolina. The Norfolk team won 12-2 on ESPN+ against West Central East Maui champion of Hawaii, who won this tournament in 2019, the last time it was played. Maury High player Jack Bonney went 4 …

YOUTH BASEBALL Fleet Park got off to a perfect start Saturday at the Senior League World Series in Easley, South Carolina. The Norfolk team won 12-2 on ESPN+ against West Central East Maui champion of Hawaii, who won this tournament in 2019, the last time it was played. Maury High player Jack Bonney went 4 …

BASEBALL Norfolk’s Fleet Park team, which went undefeated by winning the Southeast Regional for the first time, will begin competition at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Senior League (13-16) World Series in Easley, South Carolina. Fleet Park takes on East Central Maui in Hawaii at 10 a.m., and ESPN+ will provide online coverage. These are …

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Defending champion Evan Beck of Virginia Beach took the lead in the 65th Eastern Amateur with 18 holes to play, shooting his second straight 64 on Saturday to hit 11-under-par 199 at Elizabeth Manor Golf & Country Club in Portsmouth. Three current college players followed: Radford’s Bryce Corbett (10 under), George Mason’s Seth Conway (9 …

SOCCER Despite playing much of the half-court, Vermont Green FC beat Lionsbridge FC 2-1 on Friday night at Newport News in the first round of the USL League Two Eastern Conference playoffs. The Lions, who were the national seeds and played to their usual large crowd at Christopher Newport’s TowneBank Stadium, suffered their only defeat …

COLLEGE FOOTBALL Old Dominion teammates Ali Jennings III and Virginia Dontayvion Wicks and Keytaon Thompson have been named to the watch list for the Fred Biletnikoff Award, which is given to each season’s outstanding wide receiver. Any player, regardless of position (wide receiver, tight end, lunge back, and running back) who catches a pass is …

Hickory and North Carolina Metro Law Enforcement Officers are patrolling the roads through Sunday, July 24 to ensure motorists obey speed limits as part of the ‘Speeding Wrecks Lives’ campaign , a nationwide initiative in conjunction with the National Highway Traffic Safety. Administration (NHTSA). Mark Ezzell, director of the governor’s traffic safety program, said speeding-related …

COLLEGE FOOTBALL Old Dominion cornerback Tobias Harris, tight end Zack Kuntz and offensive tackle Nick Saldiveri, Hampton wide receiver Jadakis Bonds and defensive end William & Mary Nate Lynn have each been selected for the East-West Shrine Bowl 1000. The list recognizes the nation’s top 1,000 All-Star Game-eligible players who will be considered for the …

COLLEGE FOOTBALL Old Dominion cornerback Tobias Harris, tight end Zack Kuntz and offensive tackle Nick Saldiveri, Hampton wide receiver Jadakis Bonds and defensive end William & Mary Nate Lynn have each been selected for the East-West Shrine Bowl 1000. The list recognizes the nation’s top 1,000 All-Star Game-eligible players who will be considered for the …

COLLEGE FOOTBALL Old Dominion secured the commitment of Dom Dutton, a former Glen Allen High running back, wide receiver and kick returner who spent his first year as an All-Southeastern Conference sprinter on the South Carolina Gamecocks track. He has four years of football eligibility. Dutton finished second in the 100 and 200 meters at …

HOME SOCCER Undefeated Lionsbridge FC clinched a USL League Two playoff spot and the Chesapeake Division championship on Saturday night thanks to an 8-0 rout of Patuxent Football Athletics at Newport News. Maxi Hopfer, an Austrian who is a defending Duquesne All-Atlantic 10 first-team player, had two goals and three assists. The Lions (13-0-2, 9-0-2 …

HOME SOCCER Undefeated Lionsbridge FC clinched a USL League Two playoff spot and the Chesapeake Division championship on Saturday night thanks to an 8-0 rout of Patuxent Football Athletics at Newport News. Maxi Hopfer, an Austrian who is a defending Duquesne All-Atlantic 10 first-team player, had two goals and three assists. The Lions (13-0-2, 9-0-2 …

COLLEGE BASEBALL Old Dominion pitcher Blake Morgan was selected as a second-team Freshman All-American by D1Baseball.com. It’s the third Freshman All-America honor of the playoffs for Morgan, who received the honor from the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association and Collegiate Baseball earlier. The Marlton, New Jersey southpaw went 8-0 with a 1.69 ERA that ranked …

GOLF James Madison player Kendall Turner, a graduate of Great Bridge High, won the Virginia State Golf Association Women’s Amateur Championship with four match play victories over two days at Meadowbrook Country Club in Richmond. On Thursday, she beat future teammate Amber Mackiewicz of Virginia Beach 2 and 1, then defeated High Point player Danielle …

WOMEN’S GOLF Current and future James Madison players from Hampton Roads will face off in a semi-final round of the Virginia State Golf Association Women’s Amateur Championship. Former Great Bridge High student Kendall Turner and eventual JMU teammate Amber Mackiewicz, a rising senior at Bayside High, advanced to a semi-final at 7:30 a.m. Thursday at …

PRO SOCCER Washington Commanders quarterback Taylor Heinicke, a former Old Dominion star, will be the featured speaker at the 75th Norfolk Sports Club Jamboree on July 19 at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott. Heinicke holds almost every major passing record at ODU and led the Monarchs to two top-10 finishes in the FCS standings. He made …

PRO SOCCER Washington Commanders quarterback Taylor Heinicke, a former Old Dominion star, will be the featured speaker at the 75th Norfolk Sports Club Jamboree on July 19 at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott. Heinicke holds almost every major passing record at ODU and led the Monarchs to two top-10 finishes in the FCS standings. He made …

On opening day of the Hampton Roads 7 Cities Summer Basketball League Pro-Am at Norview High, Harvey Lindsay beat the Hampton Roads Warriors 82-62 on Sunday behind 10 points each from Kris Bankston and Jahn Hines, as well as nine each from Jaylani Darden. and From Shaun Wade. Next season beat the Langley Raptors 94-87 …

HOME SOCCER Undefeated Lionsbridge FC took control of their division’s race on Wednesday night, beating Maryland’s Christos FC 3-0 near Baltimore. The Lions (11-0-2, 7-0-2 in USL League Two) will play four of their final five regular-season games at home, including a 7 p.m. matchup against Virginia Beach United on Sunday at TowneBank Stadium in …

GOLF No. 2 seed Evan Beck of Virginia Beach advanced to the quarter-finals in VSGA Amateur Championship match play with a pair of wins Wednesday at Cedar Point Club in Suffolk. Beck passed two junior golfers, beating Chase Nevins of Trump National (Washington) 5 and 3 and Logan Reilly of Loudoun Golf & Country Club …

Kempsville athlete Quran Boyd and Kecoughtan rusher/tight David Anderson revealed on Twitter that they were committed to Duke, giving the Blue Devils two upside promises from Hampton Roads over the weekend. New Duke coach Mike Elko’s staff includes Zohn Burden, a Salem High and VMI graduate who came to the Blue Devils in January. Burden …

Kempsville athlete Quran Boyd and Kempsville rusher/tight end David Anderson revealed on Twitter that they have committed to Duke, giving the Blue Devils two rising senior promises from Hampton Roads over the weekend . New Duke coach Mike Elko’s staff includes Zohn Burden, a Salem High and VMI graduate who came to the Blue Devils …

COLLEGE BASEBALL Old Dominion first baseman Matt Coutney has been named to the D1Baseball.com All America Team. The eldest from Edmonton, Alta., earned a spot on the second team. He hit .376 that season with a school-best single-season 27 home runs and added 18 doubles, 66 runs and 70 RBIs. Also on the second team …

COLLEGE BASEBALL Old Dominion first baseman Matt Coutney has been named to the D1Baseball.com All America Team. The eldest from Edmonton, Alta., earned a spot on the second team. He hit .376 that season with a school-best single-season 27 home runs and added 18 doubles, 66 runs and 70 RBIs. Also on the second team …

ODU ATHLETICS Old Dominion women’s basketball legend Nancy Lieberman and Pepsi Stronger Together announced that a donation of $25,000 has been made to support scholarships for female athletes at ODU on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of title IX. Additionally, Pepsi Stronger Together will partner with Nancy Lieberman Charities to support the creation of …

GOLF Chesapeake’s Xander Goboy won the qualifying medal for the 31st Virginia State Golf Association Junior Match Play Championship, which moves to a 16-man elimination bracket Thursday at Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond. Goboy, a Catholic High standout, shot a 7-under 135 for 36 holes, adding to the medal he won at last year’s …

COLLEGE BASKETBALL Zach Mackey will be the voice of the Virginia Tech men’s basketball team after being named broadcast director for Virginia Tech Athletics and Learfield. Mackey will also serve as a sideline reporter for Virginia Tech football broadcasts. “We are so lucky to have Zach join our Virginia Tech family,” said Virginia Tech football …

COLLEGE BASKETBALL Zach Mackey will be the voice of the Virginia Tech men’s basketball team after being named broadcast director for Virginia Tech Athletics and Learfield. Mackey will also serve as a sideline reporter for Virginia Tech football broadcasts. “We are so lucky to have Zach join our Virginia Tech family,” said Virginia Tech football …

HOME BASEBALL Martinsville enjoyed 15 walks on Monday night and earned an 11-6 Coastal Plain League home win over the Peninsula Pilots (8-10). The Mustangs (10-8) took the lead to stay with a four-run first inning. They avenged their Sunday loss at Hampton behind two RBIs each from Cameron Pittman and Nathan Goranson and two …

HOME BASEBALL Martinsville enjoyed 15 walks on Monday night and earned an 11-6 Coastal Plain League home win over the Peninsula Pilots (8-10). The Mustangs (10-8) took the lead to stay with a four-run first inning. They avenged their Sunday loss at Hampton behind two RBIs each from Cameron Pittman and Nathan Goranson and two …

COLLEGES Howard will not be joining the Colonial Athletic Association at this time, Hero Sports FCS correspondent Daniel Steenkamer reported over the weekend, citing multiple sources. According to Steenkamer, Howard initiated and expressed interest in joining CAA, but recently declined an offer that would have seen the Bison join in 2023-24. Howard remains in the …

COLLEGES Howard will not be joining the Colonial Athletic Association at this time, Hero Sports FCS correspondent Daniel Steenkamer reported over the weekend, citing multiple sources. According to Steenkamer, Howard pitched and expressed interest in joining CAA, but recently declined an offer that would have seen the Bison join in 2023-24. Howard remains in the …

HOME SOCCER Sheriff Secka scored a hat trick on Saturday as Virginia Beach City FC rallied for a 5-3 National Premier Soccer League win over First State FC at Powhatan Field in Norfolk. VBCFC improved their unbeaten streak to four games. First State, based in Wilmington, Delaware, took a 1-0 lead from a fourth-minute corner …

HOME SOCCER Sheriff Secka scored a hat trick on Saturday as Virginia Beach City FC rallied for a 5-3 National Premier Soccer League win over First State FC at Powhatan Field in Norfolk. VBCFC improved their unbeaten streak to four games. Wilmington, Delaware-based First State took a 1-0 lead on a fourth-minute corner and doubled …

MLB Norfolk native Justin Upton, 34, is in the major leagues for the first time this season. After being recalled from the Triple-A Rainiers in Tacoma, the outfielder will be on the Seattle Mariners roster this weekend against their last MLB team, the Los Angeles Angels. After 15 major league seasons, he was released by …

COLLEGE BASEBALL Old Dominion first baseman Matt Coutney and outfielder Andy Garriola earned second-team All-America honors from the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association. It’s the first time in program history that the Monarchs have placed two players on the team. Coutney hit .376 with a school-high single-season 27 home runs and 70 RBIs this season. …

COLLEGE BASEBALL Virginia Tech third baseman Carson DeMartini of Ocean Lakes High and Old Dominion starting pitcher Blake Morgan were named first-team Freshman All-Americans by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers of America. Morgan was 8-0 with a 1.69 ERA that ranks fourth in the nation and leads the USA conference. In 69 1/3 innings, the …

BASEBALL Relief pitcher William & Mary Carter Lovasz has been named an All-American Collegiate Baseball Freshman, the publication announced Wednesday. The Midlothian native went 2-1 with five saves and finished fifth in the nation with a WHIP of 0.85. He struck out 41 and walked 12 in 52 innings. Lovasz becomes the sixth player from …

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BASEBALL Old Dominion first baseman Matt Coutney has won the Conference USA Spirit of Service award. The award recognizes student-athletes with significant community service efforts, academic achievement, and participation in their sport. Coutney, a senior from Edmonton, Alberta, has a double major in management and leadership with a cumulative grade point average of 3.45. He …

BASEBALL Old Dominion first baseman Matt Coutney has won the Conference USA Spirit of Service Award. The award recognizes student-athletes with significant community service efforts, academic achievement, and participation in their sport. Coutney, a senior from Edmonton, Alberta, has a double major in management and leadership with a cumulative grade point average of 3.45. He …

Indiana Education Secretary Dr. Katie Jenner says free summer meals are available for students in Hoosier State. The 2022 summer food service program kicks off this week with a proclamation from the governor and a website where families can go to find schools where children can access free nutritious …

Virginia broke ground on an $80 million football operations center slated to open in the spring of 2024. It was time for athletic director Carla Williams, donors and the Virginia Athletics Foundation to reflect. In May 2018, five months after arriving at U.Va., Williams described the inadequate staff and facilities as showing “a structural problem …

COLLEGE FOOTBALL Virginia got a commitment from Donté Hawthorne, who played quarterback last season as a junior for Massaponax High. He finished fifth in the Fredericksburg area with 1,123 rushing yards, scored 21 touchdowns and averaged 7.6 yards per attempt. He also passed for 326 yards and five scores. He was named to the All-Commonwealth …

MEN’S LACROSSE IN COLLEGE Christopher Newport’s fifth-year player Max Wayne earned the nation’s highest Division III honor, being named the Iroquois National Most Outstanding Player of the Year. He was one of 10 captains to earn All-American honors from the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association. Wayne was also recognized as the William C. Stiles Memorial’s …

COLLEGE BASEBALL Krew Bouldin hit a single with two RBIs in the bottom of the 10th inning to lift top-seeded Delaware State to a 7-6 victory over No. 4-seeded Norfolk State in the game. Friday’s MEAC Tournament opener at NSU. Delaware State (23-21) plays at noon Friday against the winner of Thursday’s late first-round game …

COLLEGE BASEBALL Krew Bouldin hit a single with two RBIs in the bottom of the 10th inning to lift top-seeded Delaware State to a 7-6 victory over No. 4-seeded Norfolk State in the game. Friday’s MEAC Tournament opener at NSU. Delaware State (23-21) plays at noon Friday against the winner of Thursday’s late first-round game …

Virginia Tech (41-6), ranked second in the nation, escaped an upset bid by Syracuse and beat the Orange 2-1 on Thursday to reach the Atlantic Coast Conference Softball Championship semifinals in Pittsburgh . Senior Keely Rochard (23-2), of Warhill High, struck out 10 in seven innings for the victory. She allowed seven hits for ninth-seeded …

Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced Tuesday that 150 awards have been presented to 57 local school districts, 14 middle school districts, 40 non-public schools and 39 public school academies for $10 million in state funding as part of of the Safe Schools Competitive Grant Program. We are pleased to announce that some of these …

Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced Tuesday that 150 awards have been presented to 57 local school districts, 14 middle school districts, 40 non-public schools and 39 public school academies for $10 million in state funding as part of of the Safe Schools Competitive Grant Program. We are pleased to announce that some of these …

COLLEGE BASEBALL Old Dominion first baseman Matt Coutney has been named the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association’s Dick Howser Trophy Player of the Month for April. The Edmonton, Alta., senior hit .455 with 14 home runs and 28 RBIs last month. He is currently ranked second in the nation with 22 home runs, and his …

Old Dominion’s Gustav Fransson had six birdies shooting a 2-under 70 to finish tied for fifth in the Conference USA golf championship on Wednesday at Texarkana (Texas) Country Club. It was the third top five in the C-USA tournament for Fransson, a senior from Umea, Sweden. At one point he was two shots off the …

Virginia Tech star forward Keve Aluma has made it official, announcing he will enter the 2022 NBA Draft and sign with an agent. The 6-9 senior from Berlin, Maryland led the Hokies with 15.8 points per game last season. He also averaged 6.5 rebounds and shot 53.8% from the floor. Aluma led Virginia Tech to …

Thomas Nelson Community College will expand its athletic offerings, the school said in a statement Monday. The Thomas Nelson Educational Foundation announced its donation of $500,000 to support the expansion of intercollegiate sports over the next three years. TNCC, in the process of becoming Virginia Peninsula Community College, plans to add six teams during this …

SOFTBALL AT COLLEGE Emily Workman threw a four-hitter in Game 1 and Lauryn Brooks hit a no-go RBI single late in the seventh inning of Game 2 as Hampton swept a Norfolk State double softball 7-0, 7-6 Wednesday. in Hampton. The Pirates (18-28) picked up five of six wins, while the Spartans (27-17) saw an …

COLLEGE BASEBALL A six-run fifth inning proved decisive on Friday afternoon as Old Dominion beat UAB 9-5 in a doubles opener in Birmingham, Alabama. The Monarchs (25-9, 8-7 Conference USA) then fell 7-4 in Game 2 but won the series taking two of the Blazers’ three (22-13, 8-7). ODU’s Matt Coutney hit home runs in …

Virginia Tech’s basketball roster could be very different next season. Starting forward Justyn Mutts has joined starting center Keve Aluma in declaring himself for the 2022 NBA Draft while maintaining an additional year of college eligibility. Additionally, starting guard Nahiem Alleyne and backup center John Ojiako have entered the transfer portal, according to reports. Mutts …

Virginia Beach’s Jordin Christine de Graaf placed second in the girls 10-11 category at the National Drive, Chip & Putt Championships at Augusta National Golf Club, which was televised on the Golf Channel. The Red Mill Elementary fifth grader made it to Augusta placing first at Kiln Creek Golf & Country Club in Newport News, …

Charlotte scored 12 runs in three sets to defeat No. 18 Old Dominion 13-8 on Saturday at Norfolk. The Monarchs will look to salvage a win in the three-game Conference USA series at 1 p.m. Sunday. Jake Cunningham’s three-run homer in the fifth inning allowed the 49ers (16-6, 4-1 C-USA) to stay ahead, 4-3. He …

GARY — Six state legislators representing northern Lake County are hosting a public forum Thursday to brief their constituents on the business of the Indiana General Assembly following the March 9 adjournment of the annual legislative session. The free event is set for 5:30 p.m. at the Bergland Auditorium in the Savannah Center at Indiana …