Sports Roundup: Hoops news, baseball, minors

  • Outburst pushes P-Nats : The Potomac Nationals’ bats awakened on getaway day in Winston-Salem.
  • Wilmington nips Salem : For the second straight night, the Blue Rocks only needed to score three runs to defeat the Salem Sox.
  • Sloppy ‘Cats fall to Keys : The Hillcats committed three errors Wednesday night, which led to two key unearned runs, and fell 6-3 to the Frederick Keys.
  • VMI rolls past Longwood : Longwood University dropped a 12-5 baseball road decision at VMI of the Big South Conference Wednesday night.
  • Bowie holds off Squirrels : The Flying Squirrels (15-18) battled back from an early 4-1 deficit.
  • Boyle adds four to UVa. hoops staff : Kim Hairston, Cory McNeill and Katie O’Connor have been named assistant coaches on the staff of new UVa. women’s basketball coach Joanne Boyle.
  • VCU fills out hoops recruiting class : Throughout the month of March, the Virginia Commonwealth University men’s basketball program defeated some of college basketball’s elite.
  • ACC announces football TV schedule : A prime time kickoff for the seventh annual Atlantic Coast Conference Football Championship Game is among the highlights of the conference’s TV schedule.

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