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Jackie Robinson rebuilt in bronze after theft of statue

As he coats a mold of Jackie Robinson with wax, metalsmith Alex Haines reflected on the extra importance of a project that will soon give the city of Wichita, Kan., a replacement bronze statue of the baseball icon after thieves …

Boston hopes to add jewel to crown

At least unofficially, professional basketball’s high throne sits at 100 Legends Way in Boston, draped in green.

Virginia State releases inaugural soccer schedule

The Virginia State University men’s soccer team will take the field for the first time this fall under Coach Bob Jenkins. The Trojans released their inaugural season schedule recently, featuring five home games at Rogers Stadium.

VMI Grad Walton named director

Virginia Military Institute has hired alumnus Jamaal Walton as director of intercollegiate athletics.

Freshman phenom Markus White claims CIAA title

An athlete doesn’t need to go to the beach to get sand in their shoes. Markus White is the “Sand Man” for Virginia State University’s track and field Trojans.

Falcons Finish Third

The Huguenot High School girls’ 4x100 relay team finished third at the State Class 4 Track and Field Championships June 1 in Lynchburg.

Falcons add a feather to their cap

Aniah Ross missed her junior season of track and field with illness, but she’s making up for lost time as a senior. The Huguenot High sprinter has helped give the Falcons a re- gion title in the 4x100 relay, and …

VUU keeps breaking records

Virginia Union University may have set a record for setting records this past school year. Coach Franck Charles’ male and female athletes seemed to take turns rewriting the Panthers’ record book for cross country and track and field.

Panthers survive the portal

Virginia Union University seems to have weathered the worst of the portal storm this basketball offseason.

Belmont celebrates PGA championship

It’s time for golfers to turn back the calendar … way back.

UR Hall of Fame basketball player, radio, TV analyst Beckwith dies at 60

Greg Beckwith, who served as University of Richmond’s basketball radio and television analyst for more than 20 years following his hall of fame career as a UR guard, died Friday at age 60.

A switch pitcher?

Switch hitters in baseball are common …but switch pitchers?

Williams shines on diamond, gridiron

Jimmy Williams does double duty for Virginia State University, and he handles it quite well. The versatile freshman from Durham’s Hillside High wears two hats — or rather a helmet and ballcap — for the Trojans.

University of Richmond Spiders football joins Patriot League

The University of Richmond has accepted an invitation for its football team to join the Patriot League, the institution announced Tuesday. This move comes after the Spiders’ successful stint in the Colonial Athletic Association, with the transition expected to occur …

VUU nabs All-Sports nod

For the first time, Virginia Union University has won the C.H. Williams All-Sports Award for CIAA men’s athletics. The annual award goes to the school with the highest overall finish among all men’s sports.

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