Julio Borbon

Tuesday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Former CNU softball coach Weiss dies of cancer at 82


Former Christopher Newport softball coach Paul Weiss died Tuesday morning at age 82 after a long fight against cancer.

Weiss, who coached the Captains from 1992-2003, led them to seven Dixie Conference regular-season titles, two Dixie tournament championships and two NCAA Division III tournament berths.

He led CNU to a 249-94-2 (.725) record, is in the CNU Athletic Hall of Fame and coached four All-Americans.

After his head-coaching days, he was an associate head coach under Keith Parr, the current coach, whom he hired as an assistant in 1999. Weiss also was an assistant coach at Hampton University and Norfolk State and the head coach...