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  • Hornsby nets 13 in D-League shootout

    Hornsby nets 13 in D-League shootout

    Williamsburg's Keith Hornsby had his best NBA Development League showing Saturday for the Texas Legends, a Dallas Mavericks affiliate. The former LSU standout tallied 13 points and four rebounds in a 145-129 win over the Sioux Falls Skyforce, a Miami Heat affiliate. Check out the highlights.  Hornsby...

  • 5 takes from Jamestown-Smithfield region final

    5 takes from Jamestown-Smithfield region final

    Jamestown defeated Smithfield for the fourth time this season on Friday to win the Group 4A East boys basketball championship. Five takes from the Eagles’ win that earned them the top East seed in next week’s state tournament in Salem: ‘Kind of like the Warriors’ Jamestown’s twin backcourt duo...

  • Pair of Bay Rivers boys soccer players commit

    Pair of Bay Rivers boys soccer players commit

    Lafayette's Justin Wilson and Bruton's Chuckie Tenbusch each recently committed to play collegiate soccer. Wilson committed to Christopher Newport University and Tenbusch to Mount Ida College in Massachusetts. Wilson was an all-4A East Region midfielder last season and Tenbusch earned 2A all-state...

  • Pickleball tourney slated for March 18 at Quarterpath

    Pickleball tourney slated for March 18 at Quarterpath

    The Williamsburg Parks and Recreation will host the Pickleball Palooza Tournament for players 17-and-up on March 18 at the Quarterpath Recreation Center. Pickleball combines elements of tennis, badminton, and ping-pong, and can be played on both indoor and outdoor courts. Quarterpath has six indoor...

  • Sign up open for Legacy spring soccer

    Sign up open for Legacy spring soccer

    Registration will close for Virginia Legacy spring recreational soccer on March 5 with practice slated to start on March 14 and games March 18. The rec program ($55, $5 discount per additional child) features an eight-week season and is for ages 4-18 while Legacy also offers an Advanced Development...

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  • Carter Kale and Colin Wright win again, helping Tribe to CAA swimming title

    Carter Kale and Colin Wright win again, helping Tribe to CAA swimming title

    William and Mary's women overtook James Madison on the final day to win the Colonial Athletic Association meet championship in Christiansburg, and the Tribe men maintained their lead to take their third CAA title in a row. W&M's men never gave up the lead over the four-day meet, outscoring runner-up...

      • Dixon scores 32 as Tribe holds off late Towson rally

        Dixon scores 32 as Tribe holds off late Towson rally

        Playing without either of its two primary post players for the last two and a half minutes, William and Mary staved off a late Towson rally Saturday afternoon to win 83-79 and regain some momentum entering next week's Colonial Athletic Association tournament. Daniel Dixon led the Tribe (16-13,...

      • Local products performing well for Tribe at CAA swim championships

        The William and Mary men's swimming team advanced 21 swimmers Friday morning to the finals of the Colonial Athletic Association Swimming and Diving Championships in Christiansburg including 16 in the championship heats. The Tribe continued to lead the team race early Friday with 500.5 points, which...

          • Powers shines in hometown swansong

            Powers shines in hometown swansong

            It isn’t often the Kaplan Arena public address announcer has to sound out “from Williamsburg” when reading the pregame starting lineups. Hosftra senior point guard Deron Powers, who had 19 points with five assists and five rebounds, received that treatment Thursday in the Pride's 96-82 win at William...

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              • Trump needs time to fix the nation

                I am so fed up with uninformed, unthinking people writing into the Last Word about President Trump and alleged chaos and lack of progress. He has done more in a little over a month to return the country to sanity than anybody in living memory. These people forget that it is the Congress that makes...

                  • Last Word on messy roads, Feb. 25

                    Last Word on messy roads, Feb. 25

                    Messy roads Concerning the message about the trash at the motel near the Parkway/Capital Landing, it should be the responsibility of the residents throwing it to clean it up and stop disposing of it that way. People in this country have to start taking responsibility for their actions. There is...

                    • U.S. needs a full circle of welcome

                      It is time we pondered this, as we contemplate a wall. Why do we have a Statue of Liberty facing eastward to white Europe, but nothing facing South or West ? We can change our minds and build a welcoming statue to our Latin brethren. Sam Royall Williamsburg

                        • Keep a watchful eye on the oysters

                          When the protected status of oyster sanctuaries is threatened by hostile legislation, the health of our entire Chesapeake Bay is threatened. I therefore urge the people of Virginia to remain vigilant towards oyster- and Bay-related issues. As an individual who has spent a large amount of time with...

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