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  • Palmerton softball team moves to head of the pack

    Bob Hock said he's a superstitious person. The Palmerton softball coach wanted to give his players some credit, but didn't want to jinx himself or them when he spoke Wednesday night about his team having the best record in the Colonial League at 7-1 and...
  • Monday's local colleges roundup: ODU wrestling coach Steve Martin to be inducted into Hall of Fame

    Wrestling: Old Dominion coach Steve Martin will be inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame, Virginia Chapter. Martin will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award on Saturday, April 18, at the Wyndham Virginia Crossings Hotel & Conference...
  • Coaching changes sure to be central at Nike event in Hampton next weekend

     Coaching changes sure to be central at Nike event in Hampton next weekend
    Six years ago, Virginia hired Tony Bennett as its basketball coach. He replaced Dave Leitao, whom the Cavaliers fired four seasons after luring him from DePaul. Bennett's first hire at Virginia was Ritchie McKay, who relocated to Charlottesville after two...
  • Tuesday's local college baseball roundup: No. 12 U.Va. withstands VCU's ninth-inning threat

    Behind seven strong innings from starter Derek Casey in his home area, No. 12 Virginia earned a 5-3 win over VCU on Tuesday evening in front of 3,233 spectators at The Diamond in Richmond. Casey, a Hanover High graduate, helped give Virginia (19-8)...
  • Friday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Keselica, Hokies upend No. 13 Florida State in baseball

    COLLEGES: Baseball: A five-run seventh inning propelled Virginia Tech (15-12, 6-4 ACC) past No. 13 Florida State 8-3 in a series opener in Tallahassee. Sean Keselica (4-1) pitched seven innings for the win, and Erik Payne drove in three runs. ......
  • Top seed Wisconsin has no trouble with No. 16 Coastal Carolina in opener

     Top seed Wisconsin has no trouble with No. 16 Coastal Carolina in opener
    OMAHA, Neb. — Wisconsin made all the polite statements about its No. 16 seed opponent the day before the teams met on the court. The top-seeded Badgers reminded everyone how close Coastal Carolina had played last season's No. 1 seed Virginia in...
  • ODU handles Charleston Southern in second half

    ODU handles Charleston Southern in second half
    NORFOLK — Trey Freeman grabbed the rebound from Charleston Southern's final errant jump shot of the night and was fouled immediately. He dashed the length of the floor with the ball under his right arm, smile on his face, as if he had stolen...
  • ODU refocused for NIT opener versus Charleston Southern

    ODU refocused for NIT opener versus Charleston Southern
    NORFOLK — Trey Freeman remains miffed about Old Dominion's performance in the Conference USA tournament, but he appreciates the chance to focus on more basketball. The Monarchs' quarterfinal flameout in Birmingham scuttled their NCAA chances,...
  • NIT gives ODU chance to wash away Birmingham blues

    Jeff Jones admitted that he wasn’t a pleasant person to be around late last week. His mood brightened considerably Sunday evening. Cheesed off after Old Dominion’s one-and-done flameout at the Conference USA tournament in Birmingham, Ala.,...
  • Hampton, U.Va., VCU await NCAA tournament destinations, opponents

     Hampton, U.Va., VCU await NCAA tournament destinations, opponents
    Selection Sunday in our fair commonwealth is about the micro. The macro of which state teams play in the NCAA basketball tournament has been answered — Virginia, Hampton and VCU are assured of bids. What's left are the details: seedings, venues...
  • Monday's local interest college basketball roundup: ODU's Freeman makes Conference USA first team

    Old Dominion junior guard Trey Freeman was named to the All-Conference USA first team. Freeman, a Virginia Beach native and transfer from Campbell, ranks second in the conference in scoring (17.2 points per game) and eighth in assists (3.4 per game)....