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Pulaski ranks among ‘Best Sports Cities’

It may not be high on the list, but Pulaski has been named one of the nation’s 400 Best Sports Cities by Sporting News Magazine.
Pulaski comes in at number 382, ahead of two other Virginia localities — Bristol at 384 and Danville at 387.
According to the Sporting News web site, the rankings for the Best Sports Cities are determined by a review of sports activities in each locality during the time period from October 2007 to October 2008.
Points are assigned to categories:
These categories include things such as won-lost records, post-season appearances, power ratings, number of teams, attendance, and other factors to determine the score.
Boston ranked as the top city, while Burlington, N.C., came in at the bottom of the list at number 400, according to the Sporting News web site.
Other Virginia cities making the list, along with their rankings, were:
•Blacksburg, 57;
•Charlottesville, 88;
•Richmond, 151;
•Norfolk, 174;
•Williamsburg, 181;
•Hampton, 188;
•Harrisonburg, 199;
•Lynchburg, 206;
•Lexington, 232;
•Radford, 251;
•Martinsville, 279;
•Farmville, 292; and
•Woodbridge, 374.
For more information, see the web site at www.sportingnews.com

Pulaski ranks among ‘Best Sports Cities’

It may not be high on the list, but Pulaski has been named one of the nation’s 400 Best Sports Cities by Sporting News Magazine.
Pulaski comes in at number 382, ahead of two other Virginia localities — Bristol at 384 and Danville at 387.
According to the Sporting News web site, the rankings for the Best Sports Cities are determined by a review of sports activities in each locality during the time period from October 2007 to October 2008.
Points are assigned to categories:
These categories include things such as won-lost records, post-season appearances, power ratings, number of teams, attendance, and other factors to determine the score.
Boston ranked as the top city, while Burlington, N.C., came in at the bottom of the list at number 400, according to the Sporting News web site.
Other Virginia cities making the list, along with their rankings, were:
•Blacksburg, 57;
•Charlottesville, 88;
•Richmond, 151;
•Norfolk, 174;
•Williamsburg, 181;
•Hampton, 188;
•Harrisonburg, 199;
•Lynchburg, 206;
•Lexington, 232;
•Radford, 251;
•Martinsville, 279;
•Farmville, 292; and
•Woodbridge, 374.
For more information, see the web site at www.sportingnews.com