Browsing: Richmond

I’m spending two days with the U.S. Army race team as they compete at Richmond International Raceway. I’ll also spend some time outside the track to check out the military presence in the lots and midway during a race weekend. ¬†Here are a few shots from today’s practice session. It’s relatively quiet at the track as far as crowds go but it’s still early. In the meantime the few fans interested in watching practice and qualifying appear to have their pick of seats. I’ll try to post some photos as things progress and time allows so check back for more…

J.J. Avila, the 2010-2011 Patriot League Rookie of the Year and Navy’s leading scorer last season despite leaving the team in early February, will transfer to the University of Richmond for his remaining two seasons of basketball eligibility, the Richmond Times-Dispatch reported Monday. Avila, who averaged a team-best 15.9 points in 21 games this season, resigned from the academy Feb. 8, according to a Navy media release. The Annapolis Capital newspaper reported Feb. 2 that he’d been “suspended indefinitely due to an undisclosed violation of Naval Academy rules.” The 6-foot-7 forward must sit out next season because of NCAA transfer…

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