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Hornsby brothers thriving in Division I athletics

Hornsby brothers thriving in Division I athletics

WILLIAMSBURG — Keith and Russell Hornsby certainly deserved some ink in the summer of 2002 for their youth-sports exploits. Russell finished second in the AAU National Junior Olympic track and field meet at 1,500 meters, the same week Keith averaged 17.2 points for Boo Williams' team in the AAU 10-and-under national basketball tournament.

But what really set the twins apart from other Hampton Roads 10-year-olds with a lot of athletic potential, and the hook for a feature in their local daily, was that they are the sons of Grammy Award-winning musician Bruce Hornsby.

Bruce Hornsby admitted to being a proud and nervous dad, albeit one with his heart in the right...