Kellen Holtzman

Writer

Kellen Holtzman writes about community, high school and College of William and Mary sports for the Virginia Gazette.

Recent Articles

  • Morton, surging hitters pushing Jamestown softball to top of conference

    Morton, surging hitters pushing Jamestown softball to top of conference

    The combination of boosted confidence at the plate and the performance of reliable sophomore pitcher Madalyn Morton has made Jamestown the team to beat in Group 4A Conference 18 softball. Guided by first-year head coach Tony Short, a travel coach veteran who had been an Eagles assistant the previous...

  • Jamestown, Lafayette baseball teams finding stride

    Jamestown, Lafayette baseball teams finding stride

    Jamestown completed a regular-season baseball sweep of Lafayette Friday with a 5-3 win, although it's hard to tell which team is playing better baseball right now. Lafayette followed the loss with a 5-4 win Saturday over Grassfield of Chesapeake and a 7-0 victory Monday against Smithfield before...

  • On Deck: Warhill to host community hoops event

    On Deck: Warhill to host community hoops event

    The Warhill boys basketball team is set to host its first Clash of the Community fundraiser that will feature teams comprised by representatives from the James City County police and fire departments, Warhill senior class and faculty, and Williamsburg-James City County central office. The games,...

  • Jamestown, Lafayette sprinters making for exciting spring

    Jamestown, Lafayette sprinters making for exciting spring

    — The bread and butter for Williamsburg high school track and field athletes in recent years has been in middle and long distance races. No difference there this outdoor campaign, really, but the boys sprinters are also providing compelling storylines two meets into the Bay Rivers District regular...

  • WYBL celebrates opening 65th season with guest Bryan Randall

    WYBL celebrates opening 65th season with guest Bryan Randall

    — The colorful carnival-like atmosphere that is Williamsburg Youth Baseball League Opening Day had a special twist for its 65th anniversary Saturday at Warhill Sports Complex. The opening ceremony, which followed an early-morning home run derby, included an address by former Bruton High and Virginia...

  • Williamsburg Boat Club Juniors winning on and off the water

    Williamsburg Boat Club Juniors winning on and off the water

    JAMES CITY — As Tom Rooks made his way toward the Chickahominy Riverfront Park staging area in the latter portion of Sunday’s regatta, the Williamsburg Boat Club Juniors coach said the boat he was headed for would make him cry. Amid the bustling activity of WBC hosting its first Eastern Virginia...

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