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  • CNU baseball makes NCAA field, to open on Thursday

    CNU baseball makes NCAA field, to open on Thursday

    For the first time since 2009, Christopher Newport University has made the NCAA baseball tournament as an at-large selection. In announcement made late Sunday night, the Captains were made the No. 4 seed in the Holly Springs, N.C., Regional and will open against Denison University Thursday at 6...

      • Virginia Wesleyan eliminates CNU from NCAA softball tournament with 7-2 win

        Virginia Wesleyan eliminates CNU from NCAA softball tournament with 7-2 win

        No. 1-ranked Virginia Wesleyan scored three runs apiece in the fifth and sixth innings and eliminated Christopher Newport from the NCAA Division III softball tournament with a 7-2 win Sunday at Captains Park The Marlins (48-2), the defending national champions, advanced to the Super Regionals....

          • Balluzzo sweeps twin Modified races at Langley Speedway

            Shawn Balluzzo swept both Modified 30-lap races on Saturday night's card at Larry King Law's Langley Speedway. Runner-up Matt Carter led much of the first race, but Balluzzo passed him soon after the first caution period and held on. Bubba Johnston, Danny Harrell and Brad Adams finished third through...

              • Sunday's regional sports roundup: No. 3 JMU ousts U.Va. in NCAA women's lacrosse round of 16

                Women's lacrosse: Senior midfielder Haley Warden and senior attacker Kristen Gaudian each scored four goals as third-seeded James Madison held off Virginia 15-12 in Harrisonburg to advance to the NCAA quarterfinals. The Dukes (19-1) earned the right to host sixth-seeded Florida at 1 p.m. Saturday...


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                  • May 14 Letters: Rich history of Huntington

                    May 14 Letters: Rich history of Huntington

                    History of Huntington There are many who have traversed the hallowed halls of Huntington High School during the many decades of its existence. Scholars, physicians, educators, sports legends without measure, professionals of all stripes, and two mayors honed their skills in a building whose mission...

                  • Facebook feedback May 14: Local eats, DUI crash, student with cancer, man shot

                    9 suggestions for where to take mom Sunday in Hampton Roads Looking for somewhere off the beaten path to take mom for a special lunch this Sunday (or any day)? The Daily Press has got you covered, with options ranging from soul food to seafood. Becky Gurzynski: Byrds in Newport news, the best! ...

                    • A lifetime of love and joy

                      A lifetime of love and joy

                      Mother’s Day is a celebration of everything they have done, are doing and what they will accomplish Today, we celebrate those who have accepted the dedication and awesome responsibility that comes with being a mother. Yes, biology dictates who becomes a mother. But mothering is a decision women...

                      • May 13 Letters: Follow the money

                        May 13 Letters: Follow the money

                        Follow the money The Iran nuclear pact came about due to President Barack Obama’s desperation to put in place an international agreement to enhance his legacy. Former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was a willing participant, even working now behind President Trump’s back to try to save the...