Maxim Fritts pitches Poquoson baseball team to win over Alleghany and into state championship game
Maxim Fritts’ strong relief pitching performance was key as Poquoson defeated Alleghany 5-4 in the Class 2 baseball state semifinals Friday at Kiwanis Field in Salem. The Islanders (19-6-1) advance to the state championship game for the second time in three seasons and the sixth time since they won their first state title in 2001 at Kiwanis Field. They will vie for their fourth state title at ...
Togashi's 4 goals leads the Cavs to state semis past Warriors 6-3
The Class 5 state quarterfinals in boys soccer between Kecoughtan and Princess Anne had plenty of scoring in the first half alone. It was the Cavaliers that came out on top behind Kishin Togashi, who entered the match with just two goals in 12 games. On Tuesday, he would drop...
Back after two postponements, RailRiders can’t hold off Norfolk rally
The smoke finally cleared enough from the region for the RailRiders to open their series against Norfolk on Thursday. Mother Nature
Women’s Tennis signs Tanya Sasnouskaya
AUSTIN, Texas — Tanya Sasnouskaya (Minsk, Belarus) has signed an Athletic Scholarship Agreement (ASA) to play tennis at The University of Texas, head coach Howard Joffe announced Thursday. Sasnouskaya, who played the last four seasons at Old Dominion University, will join the Longhorns as a graduate transfer for the upcoming 2023-24 season.
Hampton Roads law enforcement pass the torch for Special Olympics Virginia
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Norfolk and Virginia Beach law enforcement agencies ran for a cause on Wednesday morning. Virginia Beach Police Sergeant Adam Bernstein has a unique connection to Special Olympics Virginia. It goes back to his time as a school resource officer and the relationships he built with students with intellectual disabilities.
Newport News native Michael Vick on College Football Hall of Fame ballot
Vick led Virginia Tech to the BCS championship game against Florida State as a redshirt freshman in 1999.
Cox, PA fall in tennis state finals
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — Two local teams had to be hoping for a little hometown magic at Huntington Park in Newport News today. The Cox boys and Princess Anne girls didn't go far from the beach district to the state final, unfortunately the travel didn't seem to affect their opponents.
Freedom Track Team Participates in Class 6 State Competition
It’s a wrap, the 2023 outdoor track season has officially come to an end. On Friday, June and Saturday, June 3 Freedom High School competed at Todd Stadium in Newport News for Class 6A States. Freedom had a total of seven competitors partake in this meet. All seven competitors...
Cox, Nansemond River, New Kent, Smithfield & Poquoson head to state semis
The state quarterfinals getting underway on Tuesday for softball, girls and boys soccer along with baseball. Some had success while others struggled. In baseball for Class 6, Western Branch had to play catch up against Colgan. After falling behind early 6-0, the Bruins managed a run in the 5th off a walk and added another as they lost 10-2. The same can be said for Grassfield in Class 6 as they fell to Freedom 12-2.
SHS athletics storms into states
Not one. Not two. Not three. Make it four Smithfield High School teams advancing to “states” in spring sports competition. The Packer baseball team, boys and girls soccer teams and softball team all made the Virginia High School League final eight — the first time in recent memory that four SHS spring sports teams have […]
Panthers survive Poquoson, 3-1, advance to state semifinal against Tazwell on Friday in Botetourt
SHENANDOAH, June 6 — The Page County Panthers were able to do just enough at the plate to extend their winning streak to 16 and get past the Islanders of Poquoson, 3-1, during a state quarterfinal on Tuesday. Page only had four hits, but right-hander Bailee Gaskins only allowed the visitors two. The Panthers now advance to a state semifinal against Region D champion Tazwell at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 9 at the Botetourt Sports Complex.
Lampeter-Strasburg shuts out Hampton in state opener
LANCASTER, Pa. (WHTM) — Lampeter-Strasburg boys lacrosse showed why they are one of the favorites in the Class 2A PIAA state tournament as the Pioneers shut out Hampton 16-0 in the opening round. The Pioneers, the District III Class 2A champions, move to 19-3 on the year and will now face South Fayette (19-1) in […]
VCU Women's Soccer 2023 Schedule: Two Matches with Defending A-10 Champion Loyola Chicago, Intrastate Rival Old Dominion, and More!
VCU has released its 2023 schedule, which features two matches with defending Atlantic 10 Conference Champion Loyola Chicago and two contests with Dayton. The Rams will kick off their campaign on August 25 against intrastate rival Old Dominion in Norfolk, Virginia. They will also host Iona, Georgetown, and Radford in the VCU Invitational between September 1-3.
SHS diamond underdogs make improbable run to state semifinals
By Matthew Hatfield Contributing writer Those who have followed the playoffs closely in the NBA and NHL have seen incredible underdog stories materialize with the Miami Heat and Florida Panthers, respectively, reaching the finals in their sports despite being the lowest seeds out of the Eastern Conference. Although they don’t reside in the Sunshine State, […]
Smithfield High girls soccer team returns to states, advances to semifinals
By Matthew Hatfield Contributing writer For the first time in school history, the Smithfield High girls soccer team reached the Virginia High School League State Tournament in 2022. Though that squad concluded 18-2 overall with a tough loss to Tuscarora in the semifinal round, expectations were high heading into this season, and so far the […]
Dayton transfer RJ Blakney commits to Old Dominion
Former Dayton Flyer RJ Blakney will transfer to Old Dominion. Old Dominion has landed their third transfer during this offseason’s portal cycle. This morning, former Dayton Flyer RJ Blakney announced that he will be playing for the Monarchs during the 2023-24 season. “Jeff Jones has coached at a high...
Packer boys soccer team back in familiar spot, advances to state semifinals
By Matthew Hatfield Contributing writer It’s not uncharted territory for the Smithfield High School boys soccer program to be in the Virginia High School League State Tournament. Furthermore, the first opponent in the quarterfinal round on their quest to capture a second state title in three years was a familiar one. Thanks to wins over […]
Hickory wins in walk-off fashion against Granby in Class 5 softball state quarterfinal
The Comets hit three home runs in the top of the seventh inning to take a lead going into the bottom of the seventh. Hickory refused to lose.
The Real HU vs. The Mecca: A Fun-Filled Bowling Fundraiser for Scholarship Funds!
🎳🎉 Hey there, party people! Are you ready for an afternoon of fun and friendly competition? Well, look no further, because I've got just the event for you! 🎉🎳. This Saturday, June 11th at 3:00 PM, join the Hampton University Greater Mercer County Alumni and Howard University Alumni Club of Metropolitan Trenton for a bowling party with a purpose! 🤝🎓
VHSL tennis tournaments | Cox and Bruton boys, Princess Anne, Jamestown, Poquoson girls will play for state titles
Five Hampton Roads teams continue their quest for a Virginia High School League state tennis championship on Thursday at Huntington Park in Newport News and at Virginia Tech. The VHSL said in a release Tuesday that it was monitoring air quality alerts across the state, adding that the tennis championships would go on as scheduled. VHSL tournaments Thursday, June 8 Boys tennis Championships at ...
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