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Michael Cuddyer

In 15 seasons of Major League Baseball, lifelong Chesapeake resident Michael Cuddyer established himself as much more than a reliable and versatile player and solid teammate. After gaining the national spotlight as the 1997 Virginia High School Player of the…

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LaTasha Colander

LaTasha Colander, a native of Portsmouth, VA, is a graduate of Wilson High School and later went on to run track at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. At UNC, Colander won 14 ACC titles, was an All-American,…

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Ticha Penicheiro

Ticha Penicheiro was a standout women’s basketball player at Old Dominion University from 1994-1998 and led the Lady Monarchs to the NCAA Championship game in 1997. At Old Dominion, Penicheiro was a two-time Kodak All-American, four-time All-CAA honoree, and was…

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David Teel

David Teel graduated from James Madison University in 1981 with a degree in communications before becoming one of the most decorated sports writers in Virginia. Teel came to the Daily Press in 1984 and has covered numerous NCAA Final Fours,…

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Angela Hucles

Angela Hucles, a native of Virginia Beach, Virginia, attended Norfolk Academy where she was a Parade and National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-American selection in 1995. She graduated in 1996 as Norfolk Academy’s all-time leading scorer with 204…

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Dave Rosenfield

Dave Rosenfield served as General Manager of the Tidewater and Norfolk Tides for 48 years, having started the job in 1963 and holding it through the 2011 season. In this time, Rosenfield won four International League Executive of the Year…

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Marianne Stanley

Marianne Stanley played collegiate basketball at Immaculata College, where her 1972 and 1974 teams were announced as part of the 2014 induction class of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Stanley received her first head coaching job at Old…

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Charlie Stukes

Charlie Stukes, a native of Chesapeake, Virginia, was one of the greatest athletes ever at Crestwood High School, starring in football, basketball and baseball. Stukes was a two-sport star athlete at Maryland State College, now University of Maryland Eastern Shore. …

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Beth Anders

Beth Anders started her coaching career at Old Dominion University in 1980 after being a member of the 1980 and 1984 U.S. Olympic Field Hockey teams. The team won the bronze medal in the 1984 Olympics and Anders finished with…

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Dre Bly

Dre Bly, a native of Chesapeake, Virginia, graduated from Western Branch High School, where he was an all-state high school football player before attending the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. As a redshirt freshman, Bly led the nation…

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