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  • Star Track: Brandon Harvell

    Brandon Harvell of Yorktown recently made the most of his late entry into Valley League wooden-bat collegiate baseball. Harvell, who plays for Longwood University, belted a go-ahead home run in the 10th inning this week to give the Strasburg Express a 3-2...
  • 50 things to look forward to with 50 days to college football kickoff

    Quarterback shuffle. At this relatively late date, it's anybody's guess as to who will open the season as Virginia Tech's starting quarterback, but incoming, immediately-eligible transfer Michael Brewer has as good (if not better) a chance as Mark Leal...
  • Star Track: Kyri Washington

    Star Track: Kyri Washington
    Kyri Washington, a Grafton High graduate who plays baseball for Longwood University, is trying to impress scouts in perhaps the nation's best collegiate summer league. Washington, who turned 20 on July 11, is playing in the outfield for the Wareham...
  • Pilots' Alex Close excelling after draft disappointment

    HAMPTON — Alex Close is the first to acknowledge he's not a can't-miss, five-tool, Mike Trout clone. Sabermetricians don't swoon at his numbers, and Major League scouts don't speed-dial the front office after his every at-bat. But Close is a...
  • Sinclair Broadcast will launch college sports network

    Sinclair Broadcast will launch college sports network
    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. plans to launch a college sports network to be broadcast on television stations it owns, the Hunt Valley-based company said Thursday. The American Sports Network, or ASN, will show live events, including football,...
  • Patriot League enters into TV agreement with new American Sports Network

    The Patriot League is one of five Division I collegiate conferences that have signed on to be broadcast on a new sports TV network established by the Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., of Baltimore. The American Sports Network (ASN) will be broadcast on a...
  • Dolphins draft Liberty cornerback Walt Aikens in fourth round

    Dolphins draft Liberty cornerback Walt Aikens in fourth round
    The Miami Dolphins bolstered their secondary by selecting Liberty cornerback Walt Aikens in the fourth round (No. 125 overall) of the NFL Draft on Saturday. During the Senior Bowl practices, Aikens was one of the prospects that captured the attention of...
  • Monday's multi-sport college and local roundup: ODU loses top women's basketball player to Minnesota

    Colleges: Women's basketball: Old Dominion lost its top player, Shae Kelley, who announced she will transfer to Minnesota for her final collegiate season, the Virginian-Pilot reported. With the Gophers, she will play for former VCU coach Melanie...
  • Friday's local college roundup: W&M drops epic 23-inning game at College of Charleston

    Baseball: In a 23-inning duel, the second-longest game in NCAA history, William and Mary lost 3-2 at the College of Charleston on a walk-off single by Morgan Phillips. It came off Kevin Casey, who started the game at second base and rarely pitches for W&...
  • NFL draft preview: Running backs

     NFL draft preview: Running backs
    As the NFL draft nears — it takes place May 8-10 — we're taking an 11-day, position-by-position look at what's out there and what the Bears need. Bears status Matt Forte is coming off his best season, a Pro Bowl-worthy surge that saw him...
  • Tuesday's multi-sport college and local roundup: W&M's Katz named CAA baseball Player of Year; ODU's Walker, Burney gain All-Conference USA honors

    Colleges: Baseball: CAA: William and Mary junior outfielder Michael Katz was named the Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Year at a pre-tournament banquet in Wilmington, N.C., and the Tribe's Brian Murphy was named Coach of the Year in his...