Stories by HANK KURZ Jr.

Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016

ACC is changing its football stature

The Atlantic Coast Conference is off to one of its strongest starts in league history.
By HANK KURZ Jr.

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Edwards passes Kyle Busch on last lap to win at Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. - Carl Edwards had been grinding for 30 laps, doing everything he could to catch Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch in a two-way breakaway from the pack at Richmond ...
By HANK KURZ Jr.

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Richmond track comes out of the dark

Richmond International Raceway moved its spring race for this year to this afternoon, hoping that racing during the day would be more appealing to families with young children.
By HANK KURZ Jr.

Friday, April 22, 2016

Stewart makes return to track

RICHMOND, Va. - Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart returned to the track on Friday for the first time this season, and several drivers said they support his right to raise questions about ...
By HANK KURZ Jr.

Sunday, April 3, 2016

Kyle Busch wins again for weekend sweep at Martinsville

MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Kyle Busch finally figured out Martinsville Speedway in his truck victory Saturday. He dominated it on Sunday, leading 352 laps and pulling away on a restart with 11 laps ...
By HANK KURZ Jr.

Saturday, April 2, 2016

Hamlin says he's the man to beat at Martinsville

MARTINSVILLE, Va. - Denny Hamlin didn't hesitate in the least. "Myself," he said when asked who his biggest competition is at Martinsville Speedway.
By HANK KURZ Jr.

Friday, April 1, 2016

Earnhardt Jr. to donate his brain

MARTINSVILLE, Va. - Dale Earnhardt Jr. is calling his decision to donate his brain to science a "no-brainer."
By HANK KURZ Jr.

Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016

Clemson's win streak is snapped

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - Malcolm Brogdon scored 20 points and Anthony Gill had two big baskets late as No. 13 Virginia squandered most of a 13-point lead and then held on to beat Clemson 69-62.
By HANK KURZ Jr.

Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015

Virginia holds off Georgia Tech

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - Canaan Severin caught a go-ahead 30-yard touchdown pass from Matt Johns and Virginia's defense held off a late surge by Georgia Tech on Saturday night in the Cavaliers' ...
By HANK KURZ Jr.

Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015

No. 1 Ohio State wins

BLACKSBURG, Va. -- The star-studded Ohio State Buckeyes began their title defense with a 42-24 victory over Virginia Tech on Monday night.
By HANK KURZ Jr.

Sunday, Aug 2, 2015

Merritt earns first PGA Tour win

GAINESVILLE, Va. - Troy Merritt won the Quicken Loans National on Sunday for his first PGA Tour title, closing with a 4-under 67 for a three-stroke victory over Rickie Fowler.
By HANK KURZ Jr.

Saturday, Aug 1, 2015

Merritt, Chappell share Quicken Loans lead

GAINESVILLE, Va. Troy Merritt shot a tournament-record 10-under-par 61 in the third round of the Quicken Loans National and share the lead with Kevin Chappell.
By HANK KURZ Jr.

Monday, May 18, 2015

Teenager captures her first LPGA Tour win

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. - Minjee Lee didn't get the dousing with champagne often afforded a winner on the LPGA Tour.
By HANK KURZ Jr.

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Busch dominates at Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. - Kurt Busch dominated once he took the lead and won the rain-delayed NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Richmond International Raceway on Sunday.
By HANK KURZ Jr.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Richmond has rebounded from rough start in lacrosse

RICHMOND, Va. - Richmond's first season playing men's lacrosse started with five consecutive losses. Now they're about to play in the NCAA Tournament, which begins tonight with two play-in games.
By HANK KURZ Jr.

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Richmond provided enough fireworks for one weekend

RICHMOND, Va. - NASCAR seemed to get all it wanted out of its first visit of the season to Richmond International Raceway.
By HANK KURZ Jr.

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Logano wins Sprint Cup race at Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. - Joey Logano took advantage of a three-car duel by sneaking below the trio to take the lead Saturday night, outrunning former champions Matt Kenseth, Jeff Gordon and Brad Keselowski ...
By HANK KURZ Jr.

Monday, Nov. 18, 2013

Virginia State, Winston-Salem State dispute details of beating

ETTRICK, Va. - Virginia State and Winston-Salem State have drastically varying versions of a fight that left the Winston-Salem State quarterback beaten in a bathroom.
By HANK KURZ Jr.

Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013

Boyd, Clemson romp past Virginia

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - Tajh Boyd threw three touchdown passes and ran for a score and No. 9 Clemson broke the game open with three touchdowns in the last 4:18 of the first half in a 59-10 victory ...
By HANK KURZ Jr.

Monday, June 10, 2013

Mississippi State headed to Omaha

The Bulldogs held on for a 6-5 victory against Virginia on Monday in the completion of a suspended game, sweeping the No. 6 national seed.
By HANK KURZ Jr.
 
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