College Watch: Standout Historic Triangle alumni, May 16-22


Bridgewater College sophomore Christina Herbert, a Jamestown alumna, completed her season with a 31st-place finish in the NCAA Divison III Women’s Golf Championships. Other Historic Triangle athletes had standout performances in baseball, golf and tennis. Baseball Longwood University junior Brandon Harvell (York) went 2-for-3 with a run scored during a May 21 loss to Appalachian […]

Ariya Jutanugarn claims her first Kingsmill Championship

Aniya Jutanugarn smiles while holding the Kingsmill Championship trophy. (Photos by Ty Hodges)

There had never been a back-to-back champion in the 11-year history of the LPGA’s Kingsmill Championship. Well, make that 12 years, because the streak continued Sunday as Thailand’s 20-year-old Ariya Jutanugarn took home the championship with a four-round score of 14-under par. In 2013 Jutanugarn first played in the tournament, held annually at Williamsburg’s Kingsmill Resort, […]

Family affair: Hatchers’ tradition serves Kingsmill Championship well

Kassidy Hatcher walks from the first green with her group. (Photos by Ty Hodges/WYDaily)

Saturday’s soggy conditions couldn’t dampen the spirits of 11-year-old Kassidy Hatcher of Williamsburg, who continued her family’s recent tradition of volunteering at the LPGA’s Kingsmill Championship. Kassidy, a sixth-grader at Hornsby Middle School, followed in the footsteps of her older sister, Tawni, and her father, Greg Hatcher, both of whom have volunteered in past tournaments as […]

Olympic gold medalist to give taekwondo workshop in York County

Steven Lopez will be appearing in Williamsburg ahead of the Rio Olympics. (Submitted)

Two-time U.S. Olympic gold medal-winning taekwondo athlete Steven Lopez will be in Upper York County on July 2 to host a special workshop at the Baeplex Martial Arts Center. The visit by Lopez, a five-time Olympian and six-time world champion, comes ahead of the USA National Taekwondo Championships, being held July 4-10 in Richmond and […]

Virginia’s lone Kingsmill Championship golfer enjoys return to Williamsburg

Lauren Greenlief grew up playing in junior tournaments at Kingsmill Resort. (Ty Hodges/WYDaily)

While playing in her first LPGA Kingsmill Championship this week, Lauren Greenlief was no stranger to the River Course at Williamsburg’s Kingsmill Resort. Greenlief, an amateur golfer who works full-time as a management consultant for The Boston Consulting Co., grew up in Fairfax, but played in multiple junior tournaments at Kingsmill Resort while growing up. […]

Scoreboard volunteers enjoy insiders’ view of Kingsmill Championship

Mark Osborne slides a number into the scoreboard at the Kingsmill Championship. (Photos by Ty Hodges)

Like a lighthouse overlooking a large body of water, the scoreboard overlooking the 18th green of the River Course at Williamsburg’s Kingsmill Resort is hard to miss. Situated above a well-manicured patch of grass that features the Kingsmill logo etched in the middle, the scoreboard this weekend welcomes LPGA professionals competing in the Kingsmill Championship […]

Bruton, Warhill athletes shine in conference track meets

Clara Wincheski took first place in the 3,200-meter run. (file photo)

The Bruton and Warhill outdoor track-and-field teams each earned top-three finishes in their respective conference championships Wednesday. While Bruton’s boys’ and girls’ teams each took third place in the Conference 33 championships, Warhill’s girls finished second in the Conference 25 meet. Bruton had a combined team score of 178 — the Bruton boys scored 106 […]

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