| Jun 4, 2011
| 12:53 PM
Will Lamb should be an open-and-shut case for Major League scouts. He is 6-foot-6, left-handed and throws 90 mph.
So you need not be fluent in sabermetrics or a descendent of Branch Rickey to project Lamb's baseball future.
He's a pitcher.
Or so he,...
| May 3, 2011
| 12:37 PM
Virginia's men's lacrosse team took advantage of the unusual circumstance of playing a non-conference game between the ACC tournament and NCAA postseason.
The Cavaliers crushed Penn 11-2 last Saturday and likely solidified an NCAA tournament invitation...
| Jun 12, 2011
| 8:09 PM
Finally, vulnerability. Finally, a challenge.
How will Virginia's Cavaliers, borderline invincible in their first four games of this NCAA baseball tournament, respond with their season suddenly on the line Monday after just one hiccup?
"You just don't...
| May 18, 2011
| 5:38 PM
When contract discussions between Old Dominion coach Wendy Larry and athletic director Wood Selig moved from the study to the front lawn, with megaphones and an audience, it was over.
Larry's reign on Hampton Boulevard was done. The only question was,...
| May 17, 2011
| 4:16 PM
Christopher Newport's softball players apparently resolved those nagging team-unity issues.
Asked if they were surprised to make the NCAA Division III championship tournament, teammates Jessie Atkinson, Jen Falin and Whitney Haller nodded...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 5:48 PM
Bruiser Flint has been text messaging with Shaka Smart. Jim Larranaga has been reliving one of his best memories, and Blaine Taylor has wondered, however briefly, 'What if?'
VCU's improbable run to the Final Four has stirred emotions throughout the...
| Jun 18, 2011
| 12:59 PM
Danny Hultzen called Virginia's 2009 march to the College World Series trip "a joyride." Brian O'Connor dubbed it "a perfect storm."
Such is life for a first-time CWS program and a coach who grew up a ground-rule double from the event's venerable home in...
| May 24, 2011
| 7:16 AM
The Orange County Regional History Center is showing off school spirit and national pride with two programming announcements. Its next Retro Game Night will be 7 p.m.-midnight on June 3, and participants will be encouraged to wear clothes with their...
| Mar 31, 2011
| 4:45 PM
My prognosticator side detests this Final Four. VCU and Butler exited early on my bracket, Kentucky and Connecticut in the regional semifinals.
Ditto for 2006 when George Mason intruded. I had the Patriots losing to Michigan State in the first round....
| May 11, 2011
| 4:10 PM
For Old Dominion's players, the signal that this was a different sort of team and season occurred in late March, when the Monarchs won two of three at CAA favorite James Madison and established themselves as a contender.
For Nate Goulet, who has deftly...