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  • Williamsburg remembers the late Ron Springs

    Williamsburg remembers the late Ron Springs
    Whenever a Lafayette High team needed money for new uniforms, Mel Jones called Ron Springs. If the track squad needed travel funds for the Penn Relays, Jones called Springs. “The check was always there the next day,” Jones said Friday...
  • Williamsburg's Russell Hornsby is ready to take his 800-meter talent to the University of Oregon.

    Russell Hornsby realized a long-held dream when he signed in the fall with the University of Oregon, the premier distance running program in the country for nearly half a century. But his 1 minute, 53 second best at 800 meters, a terrific time for most...
  • 1,500-meter hopeful Centrowitz grew up in the company of Olympians

    1,500-meter hopeful Centrowitz grew up in the company of Olympians
    Matt Centrowitz Sr. does not recall ever sitting down with his son Matthew to regale him with tales of being an Olympian, or to explain the thrill and responsibility of representing the United States on the world's most-watched athletic stage. They never...
  • Inside the BRD: Tabb girls 4x400 relay wins heat at Penn Relays

    Tabb High's girls track 4x400-meter relay won its heat on Thursday at the Penn Relays in Philadelphia with a time of 3:56.67. It is the fastest time for the Tigers since they won the Group AA outdoor state title last year. The heat-winning quartet in...
  • Peninsula District schools run in Penn Relays.

    Several Peninsula District girls teams ran in the Penn Relays 400-and 1,600-meter relay qualifying races on Thursday in Philadelphia. In the 400-meter race, Phoebus finished 35th overall in 48.83 seconds. Bethel was 41st in 49.06 and Kecoughtan 77th in...
  • Old Mill's Alexis Franklin wins 400 hurdles at Penn Relays

    Old Mill's Alexis Franklin wins 400 hurdles at Penn Relays
    Alexis Franklin finished fifth in the 400-meter hurdles at the Penn Relays two years ago and took second last spring. But the Old Mill senior took it to another level Thursday in Philadelphia. Franklin took the lead early and won in 59.05 seconds,...
  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 4/28 logs (updated Friday AM)

    8 a.m.    Tennis: Women’s Stuttgart semifinal.--Tennis Channel 9 a.m.    Golf: Ballantine’s Championship third round (t. in Seoul, South Korea).--Golf 9 a.m.    Motorsports: Raceline.--MASN 9 a.m.    Talk: Sports Highlights (t.; on Cox cable...
  • Menchville's Perry brothers reunite on the track to honor mom

    Menchville's Perry brothers reunite on the track to honor mom
    Within the confines of the Newport News track and Menchville athletic halls of fame, the Perry brothers have built their own wing. From the mid-1970s to early 1980s, the brothers dominated local and state high school track and helped the Monarchs, under...