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Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez hangs himself in his prison cell

Hours before his former New England Patriots teammates were due to visit the White House to celebrate their Super Bowl victory, prison officials say, Aaron Hernandez tied one end of his bedsheet to a window and the other around his neck and hanged himself. In a maximum-security prison outside Boston,...

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  • Williamsburg Youth Baseball League Opening Day

    Williamsburg Youth Baseball League Opening Day

    The Williamsburg Youth Baseball League celebrated its 65th anniversary Saturday at Warhill Sports Complex. After an early-morning home run derby, former Bruton High and Virginia Tech star quarterback Bryan Randall threw out the ceremonial Opening Day first pitch (right on the money) after sharing...

      • Patience pays off for Jamestown girls vs. Warhill

        Patience pays off for Jamestown girls vs. Warhill

        — Leave it to the player sidelined for the season with a concussion to offer perhaps the most suitable analysis of the Jamestown girls soccer team's 8-0 win Thursday over Warhill. Once the Eagles got going, they really got going, senior defender Setta Brown opined. Jamestown led 3-0 at halftime...

      • Attacking duo of Tripp and Meese fueling Jamestown boys

        Attacking duo of Tripp and Meese fueling Jamestown boys

        — In retrospect, last season for the Jamestown boys soccer team may be best classified as a rebuilding one following the Eagles' Group 4A crown in 2015. Still, Jamestown was only a goal short of the 4A East Region playoffs last year after falling in overtime to Bay Rivers District champion Smithfield...

      • Lafayette opens Bay Rivers outdoor track season with overall wins

        The Lafayette boys and girls track and field teams each won overall titles Wednesday at New Kent in the first meet of what promises to be an exciting outdoor Bay Rivers District campaign. Lafayette's girls edged Grafton by 4.5 points and the Rams' boys bested second-place Jamestown by 7.5 points....

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