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

  • District tourneys kick off busy summer for Williamsburg Youth Baseball League all-stars

    District tourneys kick off busy summer for Williamsburg Youth Baseball League all-stars

    The Williamsburg Youth Baseball League 12-year-old all-star team kicked off on Thursday evening what will be a bustling summer for WYBL at Warhill Sports Complex. The 12-year-old all-stars opened up the Cal Ripken Baseball District 1 Tournament with an 8-0 win over Aberdeen of Hampton. They were...

  • First Tee program focuses on more than golf

    First Tee program focuses on more than golf

    A 30-second commercial for The First Tee closes with a teenager walking toward a golf bag to place a club inside while facing the camera and saying, "I learned a lot at The First Tee. I even learned how to play golf." That speaks volumes to Yorktown's Tom Carnevale about what he set out to accomplish...

  • Jamestown doubles pair rallies, finishes as 4A runner-up

    Jamestown doubles pair rallies, finishes as 4A runner-up

    — Following Friday afternoon's defeat in the Group 4A boys tennis doubles championship, Jamestown senior Grayson DeBerry gave the perfect response to a rather unsophisticated question often posed to athletes after competitions: How would you rate this team compared to others you faced this season?...

  • DeBerry and Yowell play on in 4A doubles tourney

    DeBerry and Yowell play on in 4A doubles tourney

    — For the third-consecutive season, senior Grayson DeBerry will represent Jamestown in the Group 4A doubles state tournament. And for the third-consecutive year, DeBerry will do it with a different partner. Jamestown coach Bob Artis said he figures DeBerry must be doing something right. DeBerry's...

  • Jamestown girls soccer playing lockdown defense in front of goalie Hudson

    Jamestown girls soccer playing lockdown defense in front of goalie Hudson

    — Entering the girls soccer season, Jamestown knew Sofie Fox would score goals and Page Frantz would excel in any role coaches Kevin and Michelle Dawson needed her to play. How the rest of Jamestown's defense would perform was a bigger question that ended up getting an emphatic answer. The Eagles...

  • A culture of winning for Warhill softball

    A culture of winning for Warhill softball

    — With limited offensive pop, Warhill often needed to manufacture runs last season to win its Group 3A softball title behind star pitcher Keely Rochard and a stout defense. The Lions (24-0) essentially lost their entire outfield and three of their best baserunners from last season, but have become...

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