| May 18, 2011
| 11:41 AM
Nothing is forever, of course, which is especially true when it comes to a coach's job security.
When Phoebus' Brian Darden signed with Radford University in the fall, the Highlanders had gone 40-24 over the past two seasons, which included the program's...
| May 24, 2011
| 3:07 PM
Three months are more instructive than three days, Virginia baseball coach Brian O'Connor believes, which is why the Cavaliers' season-ending hiccup at North Carolina doesn't greatly concern him heading into the ACC tournament.
The Cavaliers (45-9) still...
| 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,...
| 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...
| 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 22, 2011
My recent trip to Indianapolis seemed nearly flawless — save for the drippy rain, save for the continuously bad directions from the locals. Asking for directions is always a great way to meet new people, not to mention an instant IQ test for a local...
| Jun 6, 2011
| 2:39 AM
It didn’t take much to get Florida starting pitcher Alex Panteliodis fired up for Sunday’s NCAA regional game at Alfred A. McKethan Stadium.
He just looked at the tourney schedule, which read Florida vs. Miami.
“Something sparks me...
| May 26, 2011
| 1:12 PM
GIRLS ATHLETE OF THE YEAR
Pope John Paul II senior
Events/times: 1,600-meter run, 4:54.98; 800, 2:12.65
Season's highlights: Athlete of the Year for the second year in a row, she put the exclamation mark to a superlative high...