Williamsburg soccer coach says early proper training can prevent later concussions

Female high school soccer players ( Courtesy of Google Images)

Female high school athletes – especially soccer players — face a higher risk of concussions than their male counterparts. These are the findings of recent study presented during the annual meeting of the American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons. One explanation for the finding might be because girls’ neck muscles are less developed than boys’, so […]

W&M prof releases book on infamous scandals in college sports

Education Professor Jamel K. Donnor co-edited "Scandals in College Sports," a new book that explores 21 infamous athletic scandals and how they could have been handled differently. (Photo by Kelsh Wilson)

It’s that time of year where all eyes are trained on brackets, hoops and young phenoms with dreams of making it big in the NBA. But, amidst the spectacle of March Madness, there’s a different kind of madness that’s becoming increasingly more visible in college sports — scandals.  In Scandals in College Sports, co-editors Jamel […]

Williamsburg bankers talk deregulation with Trump, lawmakers

(Courtesy Chesapeake Bank)

Small businesses are the crux of every town — and many rely on the help of community banks to survive.  Williamsburg resident Marshall Warner is the executive vice president of Chesapeake Bank and recently partnered with its president and CEO, Jeff Szyperski, to lobby for change in federal banking regulations. Their goal: make it easier for individuals […]

Places to visit on one tank of gas: Aberdeen Farm in Smithfield, VA

Colby Fairchild, a Virginia Beach native, is the executive chef and farm manager at this sprawling 1,000-acre estate, which features private beach access, hunting, hiking and even Fairchild’s famous oyster roast.

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Editor’s note: No need for a plane ticket. Put that passport away. This story is part of a series that features regional attractions outside of the Williamsburg area that can be driven to on a tank of gas or less. Buckle up and hit the road.   After Colby Fairchild graduated from Johnson & Wales […]

Hotel slated to become new W&M dorms robbed by Williamsburg man, police say

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Police arrested a Williamsburg man Tuesday for allegedly stealing more than $200 after breaking into the Days Inn on Richmond Road — the same property slated for summer renovation into new dorms for the College of William and Mary. Peter Daniel Biles, 41 was charged Tuesday with burglary and grand larceny. He was transported to Virginia […]

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