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Kellen Holtzman

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

Recent Articles

  • Bruton 170-pounder Dickerson relied on 'will to win, and heart'

    Bruton 170-pounder Dickerson relied on 'will to win, and heart'

    Carl Dickerson was gone in a flash, but he made a remarkable contribution to a Bruton wrestling program that made a habit of overachieving with only six wrestlers on the roster. Dickerson will finish his junior year in another school in another state after moving mid-semester following wrestling...

  • W&M spring football game to kick off Saturday afternoon

    W&M spring football game to kick off Saturday afternoon

    The William and Mary football team will conclude its spring practice season with the annual Green and Gold Game at Zable Stadium at 1 p.m. Saturday.Admission is free, and gates will open about noon. Here's the complete spring game rundown from Tribe Athletics.

  • Legacy 76 draws Carolina Dynamo in Open Cup, could host pro team in second round

    Legacy 76 draws Carolina Dynamo in Open Cup, could host pro team in second round

    Williamsburg's National Premier Soccer League team, Legacy 76, will visit Carolina Dynamo near Greensboro, N.C., in the first round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup May 10. Carolina Dynamo competes in the United Soccer League's Premier Development League, a development league similar to NPSL, and...

  • Lafayette's Crookston put together successive strong indoor track campaigns

    Lafayette's Crookston put together successive strong indoor track campaigns

    Neither of the last two indoor track and field seasons went quite according to script for Lafayette's Brooke Crookston. Last year, she battled through a health scare at the state meet and this season, the Rams' senior did not hit some of the times she did at her peak in 2015-16. But Crookston,...

  • Versatility of Willis helped Jamestown to impressive indoor track season

    Versatility of Willis helped Jamestown to impressive indoor track season

    For putting together the best all-around state championship performance of his career this season, Jamestown senior Jordan Willis is the 2016-17 Virginia Gazette Boys Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the Year. Willis was second in the long jump (21 feet, 11 inches and about 6.5 inches short of...

  • Senior season for Lafayette's Lia transcended prolific numbers

    Senior season for Lafayette's Lia transcended prolific numbers

    A leisurely approach to her senior season would have been easy for star Lafayette guard Rachel Lia, who was going on her fourth high school coach in as many seasons, and had already signed with Division II Rollins College of Winter Park, Fla. Instead, Lia put together a phenomenal final campaign...

  • Future bodes well for Walsingham girls lacrosse

    Future bodes well for Walsingham girls lacrosse

    WILLIAMSBURG – For a modest measure of the progress of the Walsingham Academy girls lacrosse program, now in its second varsity season, compare the results of last year’s game against Norfolk Academy with this season’s. The Trojans fell 17-10 at home on Thursday, but trailed only 9-6 at halftime...

  • Walsingham athletes sign to play five different collegiate sports

    Walsingham athletes sign to play five different collegiate sports

    Six Walsingham Academy student-athletes celebrated signing letters of intent on Monday to play their respective sports on the college level. Three will compete at Randolph College in Lynchburg: Cody Carpenter (cross country), Chris Correll (track and field) and Kelau Smith (soccer). Lejla Topcic...

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