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  • State colleges strong at first day of Virginia Duals

    HAMPTON — The 35th Virginia Duals started Friday at Hampton Coliseum, and several local high school and college teams showed off their wrestling skills against some of the best teams in the nation. In all, grapplers from three high school and two...
  • Poquoson High wrestling win at Colon E. Baker Classic is a big step forward

    Poquoson High wrestling win at Colon E. Baker Classic is a big step forward
    Poquoson High's wrestling win earlier this week in the Colon E. Baker Classic at Great Bridge High was a big step forward for the Islanders, and not just because, with 272.5 points, they edged three larger schools - Landstown (271 points), Grassfield...
  • Poquoson's wrestling victory in Great Bridge tournament is a huge step forward in rebuilding process

    Poquoson High's wrestling win earlier this week in the Colon E. Baker Classic at Great Bridge High was a big step forward for the Islanders, and not just because with 272.5 points they edged three larger schools, Landstown (271 points), Grassfield (271)...
  • Friday's multi-sport local and college roundup: Admirals again lose by one goal, though Heatley nets two and forces OT

    PRO HOCKEY: Nick Cousins scored 2:32 into overtime Friday night to give the Lehigh Valley Phantoms a 3-2 AHL win at Scope Arena in the first of a two-game series against the Norfolk Admirals. The Admirals have lost four games in a row — all by...
  • ODU wrestling aims to improve on last season

    NORFOLK — In its slow climb up the national ladder, Old Dominion wrestling returns an All-American and five NCAA qualifiers from its first season in one of the best leagues in the country. But coach Steve Martin tells anyone who will listen that...
  • Humor column: Olympics need to be down-sized

    Once again, my neighbor Babble was acting strangely. He was strutting about his yard, wearing a track suit and humming a familiar tune: "Dum, DUM, da dum dum dum dum …" The Olympic Games theme song? What are you up to, Babble, I asked. "A...
  • Fifth-ranked N. Iowa a big challenge for ODU wrestling

    Old Dominion wrestling’s most challenging dual-meet schedule in the program’s history concludes Sunday when the Monarchs host the highest-ranked team to come to Norfolk in coach Steve Martin’s tenure. Northern Iowa is ranked No. 5 this...
  • After a successful wrestling career, Chase McAdams is channeling his competitive energies into his Super Truck at Langley Speedway

    After a successful wrestling career, Chase McAdams is channeling his competitive energies into his Super Truck at Langley Speedway
    Ask Chase McAdams if it was more fun to win a high school state wrestling title or win for the first time in his Super Truck at Langley Speedway, and he hesitates. He’ll tell you both accomplishments took a ton of work and both were exhilarating....
  • Star Track: Thomas Payne

    Star Track: Thomas Payne
    Thomas Payne of Poquoson became acclimated to college wrestling in 2012-13 with one of the nation's best programs: Bloomsburg (Pa.). Payne, competing at 125 pounds, finished 4-9 with a pair of victories by pin. All of his action came in individual...
  • Wrestler of the Year: Smithfield's Chuck Sharon

    Wrestler of the Year: Smithfield's Chuck Sharon
    SMITHFIELD – For most of us, one or two life-changing wake-up calls suffices. Smithfield High senior Chuck Sharon, the Daily Press All-Stars Wrestler of the Year, got about two dozen on the same day. "The first thing I remember is waking up on a...
  • Virginia Duals press on with big weekend schedule

    Virginia Duals press on with big weekend schedule
    HAMPTON — History, quality and hospitality have allowed the Virginia Duals to endure and have made the annual January wrestling fest at the Hampton Coliseum a fixture in the local sporting landscape. Participation has ebbed and flowed as...