Kellen Holtzman's Inside Williamsburg Sports

  • Five takes from Jamestown's 4A championship defeat

    Five takes from Jamestown's 4A championship defeat

    Jamestown’s first boys basketball state championship appearance ended Friday night at VCU’s Siegel Center with an 80-48 loss to Loudoun Valley in the Group 4A title game. It was the first defeat for Jamestown (27-3) since a 77-56 defeat to 5A Granby Dec. 17 and the first loss to a 4A team all season....

  • Legacy 76 qualifies for first U.S. Open Cup

    Legacy 76 qualifies for first U.S. Open Cup

    National Premier Soccer League outfit Legacy 76 will compete in the  U.S. Open Cup for the first time in the club's history, as one of a record-99 teams nationwide competing in the prestigious U.S. Soccer National Club Championship. The pairings will not be announced until next month and Legacy...

  • 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...

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  • Classical guitarist to perform at Williamsburg Library

    Classical guitarist to perform at Williamsburg Library

    The fluttering strings of a Grammy-winning classical guitarist and composer will illuminate the Williamsburg Regional Library's theatre Thursday night. Grammy winner Andrew York is journeying from his Los Angeles home for a concert comprised mostly of his own compositions. He will also be tuning...

      • VSO's thoughtful, reverential 'Requiem'

        The Virginia Symphony's programming of Verdi's monumental "Requiem" was a much anticipated event. Certainly one of the most often played such works, the "Requiem" is a blend of opera and things liturgical. A musical setting of the Roman Catholic funeral mass, the "Requiem" is the operatic Verdi...

          • Top 10 things to do this weekend

            10 Bird Walk: Co-sponsored by the Williamsburg Bird Club and New Quarter Park, the two-hour walk is guided, although aviary aficionados can peel off if they'd like. 7 a.m. Saturday, New Quarter Park, 1000 Lakeshead Drive. Free. 9 Winter High Tea Series: Guest will be with nature photographer Ken...

              • Workshop brings bikers out of hibernation

                Those of us who might be guilty of neglecting our bikes will soon have a chance at redemption. Williamsburg Area Bicyclists and James City County Parks and Recreation are uniting for Bikes out of Hibernation, which promises the opportunity to dust off the chains after a long winter for riders of...

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                  • Town Hall topics were all important

                    We read with interest the article March 11 by Troy Jefferson concerning the Town Hall meeting with Del. Mike Mullin and Sen. Monty Mason. We attended that Town Hall meeting. One thing we were surprised at being absent from Jefferson's article was the audience reaction to an audience member question...

                      • Some reflections on life, abortion

                        Considering the uncertain world in which we live, I normally grant letters to the editor wide latitude. A recent one, however, deserves a response. Dr. Moyer makes several interesting medicolegal points regarding abortion. I would like to offer a few personal reflections. To start, I am not a lawyer...

                          • Thank you for the gifts of a generous life

                            Upon his passing on March 20, 2017, let us take a moment to reflect on the life and accomplishments of David Rockefeller. He and his family have selflessly given so much to our nation. Anyone who has ever strolled down Duke of Gloucester Street, visited the restored buildings of Colonial Williamsburg...

                              • City, college can live together peaceably

                                Is it possible for a prominent, historic Virginia town and a nationally honored university campus to coexist amicably? This local resident and alumnus understands both sides of a campus issue, like the surrounding crosswalks and bicycle riders. But help is needed. Our original campus brick walls,...

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