Virginia Governor, First Lady Youngkin present Spirit of Virginia Award to Nelson County equine rescue
Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin and First Lady Suzanne Youngkin spent Thursday morning with three horses – named Red, Beethoven, and Patches -- that were recently seized by animal control and taken to Hope’s Legacy Equine Rescue in Nelson County.
Miami casino works to save jai alai from extinction
A group of committed enthusiasts is doing all it can to save jai alai, the world's fastest ball sport. What could be jai alai's curtain call is playing out at a Miami casino, the last remaining professional facility in the U.S. (March 28)news.yahoo.com
Gray, Green Teams winners in The Last Inning
SALEM, Va. In game one of the action on Saturday, the Gray team defeated the Red team 13-9 in a comeback effort. In game two of action, the Green team prevailed with a 6-4 victory over the Navy team. The Gray team was made up of players from Staunton River, William Byrd, Eastern Montgomery, Radford and Cave Spring. The green team was made up of players from Salem, Glenvar, Auburn, Nothside and Craig County. The Navy team was made up of players from Blacksburg, Christiansburg, William Fleming, Hidden Valley and North Cross.
2020 Senior softball shines in night two
Roanoke, Va. The second night of 2020 senior softball games at Burton fields produced a pair of quality games. In the Red vs Grey game, Abby Weaver jacked the go-ahead home run to grab MVP honors as the Red edged teh Grey 5-4. Meanwhile the Navy team toppled the Black team 4-2. For the second straight night Lord Botetourts Meredith Wells hit a three-run home run, and this one decided the game. Wells was named game MVP for a second consecutive game.