Kellen Holtzman

Writer

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

Recent Articles

  • Warhill opens football season by hanging on to beat Heritage

    Warhill opens football season by hanging on to beat Heritage

     Warhill High survived a late fumble that gave Heritage a final crack at the end zone, and the Lions held on for a 28-21 win in a season opener at Wanner Stadium. WHAT HAPPENED A 19-yard rushing touchdown, plus a 2-point conversion, by senior quarterback Jamin Hazelaar gave Warhill a 28-14 lead...

  • Volleyball preview: Jamestown poised to reload while Warhill rebuilds

    Volleyball preview: Jamestown poised to reload while Warhill rebuilds

    The consistency displayed by the Jamestown and Warhill volleyball programs has been nothing short of remarkable as of late. Warhill claimed back-to-back state titles in 2014 and 2015 and reached the Group 3A semifinals each of the last four seasons, also making the state final in 2013. Jamestown...

  • Walsingham girls set out to defend cross country titles

    Walsingham girls set out to defend cross country titles

    Barring injuries, Walsingham Academy looks to have a girls cross country team capable of defending its 2016 Tidewater Conference of Independent Schools and state Catholic meet championships. Six of the Trojans’ top-seven runners are back from last season, when the team took second in the Virginia...

  • Darcy leading Walsingham boys soccer into new era

    Darcy leading Walsingham boys soccer into new era

    On the heels of a season highlighted by an historic individual campaign, the Walsingham Academy boys soccer team is working with almost an entirely clean slate after advancing to the Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association Division II quarterfinals last fall. Solvi Bjornsson departed...

  • What to watch in field hockey

    What to watch in field hockey

    Williamsburg’s top two players are back and Jamestown and Bruton each have new coaches for what should be another competitive field hockey season between the local sides. Lafayette’s Lauren Walker and Warhill’s Braelyn Lassiter shared the top Virginia Gazette honor a season ago as juniors when...

  • William and Mary men's soccer returns 9 starters including top scorers

    William and Mary men's soccer returns 9 starters including top scorers

    The Colonial Athletic Association men's preseason soccer poll has not been released but when it is, William and Mary should be among the top teams with a load of talented players returning including Antonio Bustamante, one of 31 men's players around the country on the watch list for the most prestigious...

  • Young Jamestown golfers aiming for gradual improvement

    Young Jamestown golfers aiming for gradual improvement

    Jamestown golf coach Doug Meredith expects his inexperienced Eagles to improve as the season goes on. The question is just how much and where that will leave them in time for the 4A East Region tournament. Jamestown claimed Bay Rivers District and Conference 18 titles a season ago but lost a pair...

  • Williamsburg National finds resurgence with new owners

    Williamsburg National finds resurgence with new owners

    Second course will open around Labor Day

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