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  • Denny Hamlin earns pole position for Sprint Cup race at Pocono

    Denny Hamlin earns pole position for Sprint Cup race at Pocono
    Denny Hamlin won the pole the first time he ever raced at Pocono Raceway. Eight years later, Hamlin still had the speed in the No. 11 Toyota to take the top spot at the triangle track. Hamlin turned a track record-lap of 181.415 mph Friday to win the...
  • Thursday's multi-sport local roundup: Big sixth propels Pilots to fifth win in row; Tides' skid hits three

    Baseball: Coastal Plain League: Southern Indiana's Kyle Kempf batted 4-for-5 as the Peninsula Pilots (9-4) extended their winning streak to five, bouncing back from a two-run deficit to defeat the Fayetteville SwampDogs 6-2 Thursday night at War...
  • Late Friday UPDATE: Multi-sport high school results

    Baseball State semifinals: Group 4A (at Liberty University): Millbrook 10, Grafton 3 Hanover 6, Sherando 2 Group 3A (at Liberty University): Loudoun Valley 3, William Byrd 1 Poquoson 6, Tunstall 0 Group 2A (at Kiwanis Park in Salem): Virginia High of...
  • NASCAR rain woes crushing early-season momentum

    NASCAR rain woes crushing early-season momentum
    It was a great weekend for ducks in Texas, as NASCAR welcomed the Duck Dynasty gang for a Sprint Cup Race. But hold off all the celebratory yay-hoos for The Duck Commander 500. For the third time in seven races this NASCAR season, the rain has been a...
  • Kurt Busch takes NASCAR Sprint Cup win at Martinsville

    Kurt Busch takes NASCAR Sprint Cup win at Martinsville
    MARTINSVILLE, Va. -- Kurt Busch passed Martinsville master Jimmie Johnson for the lead with 10 laps to go Sunday and held off the eight-time victor to win at Martinsville Speedway for the first time since October 2002. Johnson, with eight wins in 25...
  • Gordon's first win of season comes at Kansas

    Jeff Gordon held off Kevin Harvick during the final laps and went on to win the 5-Hour Energy 400 Sprint Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway on Saturday night.   The victory by .112 of a second was the first win of the year for the four-time champion...
  • Kurt Busch outduels Johnson at Martinsville

    MARTINSVILLE, Va. -- Kurt Busch got by Jimmie Johnson with 11 laps remaining at Martinsville Speedway on Sunday and was able to hold off Johnson in the closing laps to win the STP 500 Sprint Cup race. "I didn't know if we'd be able to do it," Busch...
  • Jeff Gordon earns his first victory of the year

    Jeff Gordon earns his first victory of the year
    Jeff Gordon grabbed the lead in the final laps at Kansas Speedway and held on for his first victory of the season and 89th overall. The 42-year-old Gordon held off a hard-charging Kevin Harvick on the final lap to move into the Chase for the Sprint...
  • Saturday's high school roundup: Christchurch boys, Williamsburg Christian girls fall in VIS state finals

    Boys basketball VIS: Carlisle of Martinsville dominated Christchurch 79-48 for the Virginia Independent Schools Division II championship at Virginia State’s gym in Petersburg. The Chiefs were led by 7-foot-1 Thon Maker, whom ESPN rates as the...
  • Inside the BRD: Bruton-Brunswick boys basketball regional final moved to Wednesday at Orange Co. High

    The Bruton-Brunswick County 2A East Region boys basketball championship game will now be played on Wednesday at 8 p.m., still at Orange County High. The game was originally scheduled for Tuesday but postponed because of snow in the Charlottesville area....
  • Inside the BRD: Bruton's points in 83-65 region boys hoops win might be the most against Brunswick in at least five seasons

    Bruton's High's points total in its 83-65 2A East Region boys basketball championship game victory on Tuesday is possibly the most anyone has scored against Brunswick County in five seasons. ...and perhaps longer. That, of course, makes sense, because...