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  • Inside the BRD: North Stafford ends Williamsburg Post 39's 19-game streak with 11-2 victory in Legion baseball state tournament

    Inside the BRD: North Stafford ends Williamsburg Post 39's 19-game streak with 11-2 victory in Legion baseball state tournament
    The theme Williamsburg Post 39 manager Thomas Richardson has returned to time and again during a brilliant run through the American Legion Baseball Third District the past three seasons is his players’ “character.” Backed against the...
  • Emmaus baseball coach John Schreiner steps down

    Emmaus baseball coach John Schreiner steps down
    Citing family commitments, Emmaus baseball coach John Schreiner has stepped down after 281 wins, seven conference and two district titles in 17 seasons. … A Los Angeles judge ruled Monday that Shelly Sterling acted properly in removing husband...
  • American Legion Baseball: Not Once, But Twice

    BRISTOL – Tolland coach Steve Paasch stood in his team's dugout at Muzzy Field on Sunday and kept coming back to the same word: rejuvenate. It was Paasch's hope that his team's dramatic walk-off victory over Waterford in 15 innings on a Ben...
  • American Legion Post Sells Its Home In Wethersfield, Plans To Rent

    American Legion Post Sells Its Home In Wethersfield, Plans To Rent
    WETHERSFIELD -- After almost a century of ownership, American Legion Bourne-Keeney Post 23 is selling its building at 275 Main Street in Old Wethersfield. The post, however, isn't going anywhere. The veterans will rent the building's basement and...
  • Veterans crisis center to open, but at new location

    Veterans crisis center to open, but at new location
    A crisis center set up to assist veterans affected by long wait times for appointments at Veterans Affairs will open Wednesday, but at a different location than initially planned. The Veterans Crisis Command Center, operated by The American Legion's...
  • Thursday's 7/31 local schedule (updated Thursday AM with state Legion matchups)

    BASEBALL Coastal Plain League: Peninsula Pilots at Wilson (doubleheader), 6 International League: Norfolk at Toledo, 7 Eastern League: Richmond at Altoona, 7 American Legion: State tournament (in Purcellville): Williamsburg Post 39 vs. Leesburg Post 34...
  • Friday's 8/1 local schedule (updated Friday PM)

    BASEBALL Coastal Plain League: Peninsula Pilots at Petersburg, 7:05 International League: Norfolk at Toledo, 7 Eastern League: Richmond at Altoona, 7 American Legion: State tournament (in Purcellville): Games TBA RODEO Virginia Stampede (at Colonial...
  • Inside the BRD: Williamsburg Post 39 advances in American Legion Baseball state tourney via forfeit

    Inside the BRD: Williamsburg Post 39 advances in American Legion Baseball state tourney via forfeit
    Following a tough start to the American Legion Baseball state tournament, Williamsburg Post 39 advanced in the easiest way. The team of mostly Williamsburg-area high school players won Wednesday via forfeit over Vienna Post 180. Post 39 manager Thomas...
  • Will IronPigs avoid record-tying 11th straight loss

    Will IronPigs avoid record-tying 11<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> straight loss
    By the time you read this, it's likely the IronPigs (who are playing a matinee against Rochester) will have lost their franchise record-tying 11th straight game... Also underway are the Phillies, who seek to follow Tuesday's 6-0 win over the Mets behind...
  • Ramirez Leads RCP To Easy Victory

    MIDDLETOWN – Alex Ramirez's competitive baseball career might be ending this summer, but he's in no rush to say goodbye. Ramirez took a no-hitter into the sixth inning and had two RBI as the team of Rocky Hill, Cromwell and Portland staved off...
  • FLASHBACK: In 1964, the Eagles beat the Steelers at ASD Stadium

    August 11 1984—Dieruff grad Joe Atiyeh, who holds dual citizenship, settles for a silver medal — Syria's first-ever Olympic medal — when he is pinned by Lou Banach in 1:01 in the 100-kilogram freestyle wrestling tournament final in...