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  • Kurt Busch takes NASCAR Sprint Cup win at Martinsville

    Kurt Busch takes NASCAR Sprint Cup win at Martinsville
    MARTINSVILLE, Va. -- Kurt Busch passed Martinsville master Jimmie Johnson for the lead with 10 laps to go Sunday and held off the eight-time victor to win at Martinsville Speedway for the first time since October 2002. Johnson, with eight wins in 25...
  • Kurt Busch outduels Johnson at Martinsville

    Kurt Busch outduels Johnson at Martinsville
    MARTINSVILLE, Va. -- Kurt Busch got by Jimmie Johnson with 11 laps remaining at Martinsville Speedway on Sunday and was able to hold off Johnson in the closing laps to win the STP 500 Sprint Cup race. "I didn't know if we'd be able to do it," Busch...
  • With three-race K&N Pro Series East win streak, Ben Rhodes seeks to make Langley Speedway the next track he owns

    With three-race K&N Pro Series East win streak, Ben Rhodes seeks to make Langley Speedway the next track he owns
    Ben Rhodes has a phrase he uses when the combination of speed, experience and team chemistry make for a good stock-car ride. He calls it “owning the track space you’re sitting on.” At the moment, only the Frances and Bruton Smith own...
  • Jeff Gordon earns his first victory of the year

    Jeff Gordon earns his first victory of the year
    Jeff Gordon grabbed the lead in the final laps at Kansas Speedway and held on for his first victory of the season and 89th overall. The 42-year-old Gordon held off a hard-charging Kevin Harvick on the final lap to move into the Chase for the Sprint...
  • Jimmie Johnson makes it two NASCAR wins in a row with Dover victory

    Jimmie Johnson makes it two NASCAR wins in a row with Dover victory
    Jimmie Johnson dominated again at Dover International Speedway, extending his track victory record to nine. He followed last week's victory in the Coca-Cola 600 with another sensational run in a race red-flagged for 22 minutes because of a pothole in...
  • Dating pressed glass can take some serious detective work

    Q: This candy dish has always been in my family. It was a gift to my great-grandmother and has been handed down for generations. At the top is written in white, "My wife 1909." I cannot determine origin and history. Can you tell me anything about it? A:...
  • Denny Hamlin earns pole position for Sprint Cup race at Pocono

    Denny Hamlin earns pole position for Sprint Cup race at Pocono
    Denny Hamlin won the pole the first time he ever raced at Pocono Raceway. Eight years later, Hamlin still had the speed in the No. 11 Toyota to take the top spot at the triangle track. Hamlin turned a track record-lap of 181.415 mph Friday to win the...
  • Thursday's multi-sport local roundup: Big sixth propels Pilots to fifth win in row; Tides' skid hits three

    Baseball: Coastal Plain League: Southern Indiana's Kyle Kempf batted 4-for-5 as the Peninsula Pilots (9-4) extended their winning streak to five, bouncing back from a two-run deficit to defeat the Fayetteville SwampDogs 6-2 Thursday night at War...
  • Late Friday UPDATE: Multi-sport high school results

    Baseball State semifinals: Group 4A (at Liberty University): Millbrook 10, Grafton 3 Hanover 6, Sherando 2 Group 3A (at Liberty University): Loudoun Valley 3, William Byrd 1 Poquoson 6, Tunstall 0 Group 2A (at Kiwanis Park in Salem): Virginia High of...
  • Inside the BRD: Bruton's Marcus Carter, Lonnie Swinton earn first team 2A All-State basketball honors

    Bruton High seniors Marcus Carter and Lonnie Swinton, who led the Panthers to a 26-2 record, Bay Rivers District, Conference 33 and 2A East Region titles - as well as a runnerup finish in the 2A state tournament championship game - have been selected to...
  • Late Thursday UPDATE: Multi-sport high school results and honors

    Boys basketball GROUP 2A ALL-STATE Player of the Year: Caleb Tanner, Floyd County. Coach of the Year: Kenny Murphy, Dan River. First team: Caleb Tanner, Floyd County, Sr.; Marcus Carter, Bruton, Sr.; Tremaine Edmunds, Dan River, Jr.; Terrell Edmunds,...
  • Kyle Busch wins the pole for NASCAR race at Martinsville

    MARTINSVILLE, Va. -- Kyle Busch has seen it time and again at Martinsville Speedway. Driving down pit road, heading back onto the track and in contention for the lead, Busch is used to seeing the pole-sitter gun the engine just off the jack and reassume...