Prep & Personal: Earned three letters in baseball for coach Dan Perez as a first baseman, third baseman and pitcher ... Named an American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) 2003 High School All-American and an All-Region (Southeast) choice ... Selected to the National High School Baseball Coaches Association 2003 All-District 3 (Southeast) Team ... Named the 2003 Georgia Dugout Club AAAA State Player of the Year and to the 2003 Atlanta Braves 400 Club High School All-Star Team ... Earned 2003 Atlanta Journal Constitution Dekalb/Rockdale All-Area Player of the Year honors and twice named to the All-County Dekalb/Rockdale First Team (2002-2003) ... Member of the 2002 and 2003 Georgia AAAA State Baseball Championship teams ... Named one of Greater Atlanta's Top Baseball Players from School Sports by Greater Atlanta Magazine (April 2003) ... Served as team captain his senior year and won both MVP and Scholar-Athlete honors ... Also earned one letter in football for coach Alan Chadwick ... Nominated for Wendy's High School Heisman ... Member of the National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta and German Honor Society ... Chose Virginia for its academics, athletics and environment ... Son of Derrick and Sharon Darby ... Grandfather Mack Franklin was a member of the University of Tennessee football team ... Father Derrick Darby wrestled at UT-Chattanooga ... Has two brothers, Nick and Will ... Enjoys singing ... Born October 3, 1984 in Atlanta, Ga.
'Hoos Head Into Finals on High NoteMen's Basketball12/7/16No. 14 Virginia, which defeated East Carolina on Tuesday night, doesn't play again until Dec. 17, when Robert Morris visits JPJ.'Hoos Learn Painful Lessons in LossMen's Basketball12/3/16No. 6 Virginia's 24-game winning streak at John Paul Jones Arena ended Saturday with a 66-57 loss to No. 25 West Virginia.Soccer Teams Turn Attention to 2017Men's Soccer12/2/16The Virginia men's and women's soccer teams are fixtures in their respective NCAA tournaments, and 2017 should bring more success for both.
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
Ozzie Smith Headlines 2017 Step Up to the Plate
Baseball | 11/4/2016
The 15th annual event will be held Saturday, Jan. 28, at John Paul Jones Arena.
Orange Wins Orange & Blue World Series
Baseball | 11/1/2016
McCarthy's 3-run home run breaks 2-2 tie and leads Orange to series-clinching win.
Blue Wins Games 5 and 6, Forces Deciding Game 7
Baseball | 10/29/2016
Blue wins Game 5, 8-7, and Game 6, 8-1, to win second series and set up a deciding Game 7 on Sunday.
Orange Claims Game 4, 8-3
Baseball | 10/24/2016
Ernie Clement hit two home runs as the Orange team earned an 8-3 win in the first game of the...
Orange Downs Blue 8-1, Takes First Series
Baseball | 10/19/2016
The Orange team clinched the first three-game series of the 2016 Orange & Blue World Series with ...
Orange Holds Off Blue in Game 1, 8-6
Baseball | 10/12/2016
Cameron Comer went 3-for-4 with three RBI for the Orange squad, while Pavin Smith and Adam...
Orange & Blue World Series Begins Tuesday
Baseball | 10/10/2016
Seven-game series runs through Oct. 30 at Davenport Field; Game 3 moved from Oct. 16 to Oct. 21.
Virginia Baseball Announces 2017 Schedule
Baseball | 10/06/2016
2017 Schedule | The Cavaliers open their season Feb. 17-19 in Charleston, S.C., prior to...
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