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Jimmy Piersall called it as he saw it — for better or worse

Jimmy Piersall may have been the only sports announcer to always — always — say exactly what he thought. It wasn't always smart or fair, and he wasn't always right or enlightened. It was always captivating, which is more than can be said of some of the games he called. Fans hung on his every word,...

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  • Tribe Athletics to hold town hall discussion

    Tribe Athletics to hold town hall discussion

    The College of William and Mary Athletics Department will hold its first Town Hall Discussion Tuesday with Samantha Huge, director of athletics, as she approaches two years in the role. The forum will be the first of a series of engagement opportunities for Tribe fans and alumni to ask questions...

      • Lafayette baseball wins state quarterfinals against Midlothian match 8-0

        Lafayette baseball wins state quarterfinals against Midlothian match 8-0

        Thanks to a combination of strong hitting and some capable work on the mound and infield, the Lafayette Rams baseball team defeated the Midlothian High School Trojans, 8-0, in their state quarterfinal match. Pitcher Geo Rivera, who enjoyed a good night both on the mound and behind the plate, including...

          • Jamestown girls and boys teams advance to state soccer semifinals

            Jamestown girls and boys teams advance to state soccer semifinals

            The postseason runs of Jamestown’s girls and boys soccer teams continued into the state semifinals after a pair of victories over Monacan in each team’s respective state quarterfinal match. At the start of the week, five of the Jamestown girls soccer team’s players and coach Shaun Trueblood were...

              • Warhill, Bruton score high marks in state Track and Field finals

                Warhill, Bruton score high marks in state Track and Field finals

                The track and field teams at Bruton and Warhill began the year with new coaches and smaller and younger squads than others in the region. In the end, it didn’t matter as both returned from their respective state championships with three state titles between them. The Bruton Panthers’ new coach...

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