Tom Sox volunteer Alex Inman, team mascot Lewie Credit: Josh Mandell, Charlottesville Tomorrow

On Thursday, Charlottesville City School Board congratulated the Charlottesville Tom Sox baseball team for winning its first Valley League championship. The Tom Sox play their games at Charlottesville High School’s ballpark.


Josh Mandell graduated from Yale in 2016 and has been recognized by the Virginia Press Association with five awards for education writing, health, science and environmental writing and multimedia reporting.