Tag: baseball

Despite late season dip, Aces reflect on best season yet

By Evan Berkowitz | [email protected]  After the Alexandria Aces blew an 11-run sixth inning lead in their first and only playoff game, team owner Don Dinan couldn’t...

Potomac Nationals consider move to Alexandria

By Evan Berkowitz | [email protected] City leaders have mixed views on the possibility of a minor league baseball team’s return to the Port City, with...

Our View: Baseball provides a constant bridge over troubled waters

Perhaps it’s fitting that an Alexandria Little League baseball team should win the state championship just weeks after Simpson Field was the scene of...

Alexandria Aces pitch in to all-star game victory

By Evan Berkowitz | [email protected] Six Alexandria Aces and coach David DeSilva made key contributions as their team tossed a shutout en route to winning the Cal...

Alexandria Aces give back with youth summer camps

By Evan Berkowitz | [email protected] Day in and day out this summer, Alexandria Aces catcher David Martinez has woken up early and gone to bed...

Rising U-Va. sophomore Hughes Page makes mark as Alexandria Aces pitcher

By Evan Berkowitz | [email protected]  With one out left in the 2008 District 4 Little League championship game, Hughes Page, playing catcher, watched as a breaking...

Our View: A call for unity in the aftermath of tragedy

Though located in the Del Ray neighborhood, Eugene Simpson Stadium Park is home to every child who has played baseball in Alexandria. This was...

A shooter in our midst: How James T. Hodgkinson spent his...

By Alexa Epitropoulos and Evan Berkowitz As city residents continue processing the June 14 shooting at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park, Alexandria Times reporters walked through...

Alexandria Aces have great ambitions for 2017 season

By Jack Mackey As June begins and summer weather starts rolling in, the Alexandria Aces step up to bat for their tenth season in the...

How Alexandria brothers landed jobs in sports broadcasting

By James Cullum | [email protected] Family dinners at the Flemming home tend to sound like live presentations of ESPN’s SportsCenter. That’s for good reason – Dave...