Spectator Sports

In Coastal Virginia, there are numerous opportunities to see popular sports in semi-professional leagues, from the Peninsula Pilots (an amateur baseball team in the Coastal Plain League) and the Norfolk Tides (a professional minor league baseball team in the Triple-A International League) to the Norfolk Admirals (a professional ice hockey team in the ECHL). Based in Newport News, Lionsbridge FC is an American soccer club that plays its home games at POMOCO Stadium on the campus of Christopher Newport University. Founded in 2017, it plays in USL League Two. College athletic programs round out our sports offerings, with men and women's teams in basketball, football, soccer and baseball.

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