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  • York's Kelly caps off high school career with VHSCA performance

    LYNCHBURG — For four years, Trevor Kelly's traveled the East Coast, eager to play against the best baseball talent around. For the final game of his career as a York Falcon, Kelly put his bat to the test against the best of Virginia Wednesday...
  • Star Track: Melanie Tenney

    Star Track: Melanie Tenney
    Melanie Tenney of Yorktown recently completed a stellar softball career for Lynchburg College. Just 5-foot-2, she started 161 games in her four seasons with the Hornets, batting .367 (165-for-450) with 118 runs, 82 RBI, 24 doubles, two triples and eight...
  • 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...
  • Star Track: Erik Supplee

    Star Track: Erik Supplee
    Erik Supplee, who grew up in Williamsburg, was announced Tuesday as Georgetown University's pitching coach. "He has a proven track record of success, both as a player and a coach," Hoyas coach Pete Wilk said on GUHoyas.com. "I truly believe he is one of...
  • Middlesex's Moore gets more baseball honors at Dickenson

    Harley Moore, a junior left-handed pitcher from Middlesex High School, recently earned two all-region honors at Dickenson College in Carlisle, Penn. The junior from Middlesex went 6-0 for the Red Devils as a regular member of the pitching rotation. He...
  • Friday's Little League roundup: Two wins keep Northampton Senior girls going in state tournament

    Softball: Northampton's Senior team won twice Friday to stay in contention in the state tournament in Kilmarnock. The Hampton squad, which went 1-1 Thursday, began Friday by defeating Mechanicsville 8-2. Jessica Cordner struck out eight in seven innings...
  • Orioles minor league spotlight for July 19

    Triple-A Norfolk IF Ivan De Jesus played all nine innings of the Triple-A All-Star Game on Wednesday and went 2-for-4 with a run scored in the International League's 7-3 win. … RHP Tyler Wilson, who joined the Tides earlier this month, entered...
  • Crude oil rail shipment details begin to leak out

    WASHINGTON Some information about large crude oil shipments by rail is becoming publicly available, in spite of industry efforts to keep those details confidential, since the federal government ordered railroads to begin sharing it with state and local...
  • Railroads give up attempts to keep crude oil shipment data secret

    WASHINGTON The nation's largest haulers of crude oil by rail on Tuesday appeared to abandon their insistence that information about such shipments could not be shared publicly for security reasons. Meanwhile, states, including some that had previously...
  • Anniversary of the Battle of Monocacy

    Anniversary of the Battle of Monocacy
    Baltimore and Ohio Railroad agents knew they had a serious problem brewing when a sizable Confederate force appeared unexpectedly near Frederick, Md., in early July 1864, during the American Civil War. These rebels could reap serious havoc in Maryland,...