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  • American Legion Baseball: RCP Wins Northern Division, Moves On

    BRISTOL – After defeating Simsbury in the Northern Division bracket of the American Legion state tournament on Sunday, the team of Rocky Hill, Cromwell and Portland had two chances to advance to the state championship. It missed its first chance...
  • Phillies still quiet but Red Sox ship Lester to Oakland on deadline day

    Phillies still quiet but Red Sox ship Lester to Oakland on deadline day
    All might be quiet on the Phillies' overhaul front but Boston and Oakland fired the first salvo on baseball's trade deadline day by swapping Jon Lester and Yeonis Cespedes in a blockbuster deal. … Penn State will play Drexel in a men's basketball...
  • 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...
  • RCP Primed To Meet Cheshire In American Legion State Championship

    Every player on the American Legion team known as RCP (Rocky Hill, Cromwell, Portland) has already won some sort of title. The Cromwell crew, which makes up the core of the unit, won as Little Leaguers and took the 2012 Class S championship as high...
  • Wheaton's American Legion team knocked out by Elgin

    Despite winning the District 11 Conference outscoring opponents 58-6 en route to a 6-0 mark, Wheaton's American Legion baseball team was knocked out of the District Tournament by Elgin 3-0 on July 25. Players from Wheaton Academy, Glenbard North,...
  • Post 39 ousted from American Legion tournament

    A memorable three-year run by Williamsburg Post 39 ended in agonizing fashion Thursday in the American Legion Baseball state tournament. An out away from its first state tournament win, Post 39 fell 9-8 to Leesburg Post 34 on Mikey Pugh's two-out, two-run...
  • Maryland VA looks to private docs to speed up care

    Maryland VA looks to private docs to speed up care
    The medical system charged with caring for Maryland's veterans is seeking help from private physicians in the Baltimore region to address a primary-care backlog that has become one of the worst in the nation, federal officials said Monday. With...
  • 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...
  • Wednesday's 7/30 local schedule (updated Wednesday AM with Legion matchups)

    BASEBALL Coastal Plain League: Petersburg vs. Peninsula Pilots (at War Memorial Stadium), 7:05 International League: Norfolk at Toledo, 7 Eastern League: Harrisburg at Richmond, 12:05 American Legion: State tournament (in Purcellville): Elimination games:...
  • 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...
  • 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...