| Jun 25, 2015
| 11:46 AM
It took 60 years, but the Atlantic Coast Conference finally won a baseball national title again.
Virginia completed its improbable run to the championship with a 4-2 victory over defending champ Vanderbilt on Wednesday night, making it the first ACC team...
| Jun 26, 2015
| 1:29 PM
The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.
Angel Rodriguez (Glendale Community College, 2014) Cal State Northridge baseball junior: An All-American and All-Western State Conference selection at Glendale, Rodriguez was an All-...
| Jun 22, 2015
| 1:14 PM
Many preseason prognosticators believed Vanderbilt and Virginia had what it took to reach the College World Series finals again.
That the defending champion Commodores (50-19) returned is testament to their dominant pitching and the steady effort of a...
| Jun 16, 2015
| 3:26 PM
There wasn't much that could've convinced Virginia coach Brian O'Connor his team would only need a run Monday night to beat Florida in the College World Series.
Not that he doubted Brandon Waddell and U.Va.'s bullpen. It's just that Florida packed...
| Jun 20, 2015
| 8:23 PM
OMAHA, Neb. — Believe it or not, the Virginia Cavaliers are back in the College World Series finals.
Kenny Towns drove in three runs, including the winner in the seventh, and Josh Sborz pitched four innings of shutout relief as Virginia defeated...
| Jun 19, 2015
| 12:20 PM
There are a lot of factors that enable an athlete to go from good to great. A willingness to adapt and try new things, a desire to always improve, an unflinching work ethic – those traits and much more are what separate the elite in sports....
| Jun 18, 2015
| 8:05 PM
Former Orange Coast College baseball players Kyle Dowdy and Zach Nehrir were also selected in last week's Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.
Kyle Dowdy, a right-handed pitcher who last played for OCC in 2013, was taken in the 12th round (No....
| May 23, 2015
| 6:35 PM
HOOVER, Ala. — Mike Rivera homered to open the top of the ninth inning and Florida beat LSU 2-1 on Saturday to advance to the Southeastern Conference tournament championship game.
Taylor Lewis (6-1) allowed one hit over 4 1/3 scoreless innings,...
| Jun 12, 2015
| 9:43 AM
American Pharoah dominated the Belmont Stakes to become horse racing’s first Triple Crown champion since 1978. The U.S. men’s soccer team defeated the Netherlands for the first time and reigning World Cup champion Germany, both on foreign...
| Jun 15, 2015
| 6:17 AM
Lake Forest graduate Billy Bund capped an impressive sophomore season for the Michigan men's track and field team with a trip to the 2015 Big Ten Outdoor Championships on May 15-17 in East Lansing, Michigan.
The distance runner competed in the men's 1,...
| Jun 10, 2015
| 1:55 PM
The first player from the Peninsula taken in this year’s Major League Baseball draft was left-handed pitcher Jared Lyons, a Tabb High graduate who recently finished his career with Liberty University.
He went in the ninth round, with the 278th...