Lane Casadonte

Sports Director

Lane is a three-time Virginia Sportscaster of the Year who joined WTVR as a news photographer in 1994. He spent three years as weekend sports anchor before becoming the sports director in 1998. Since then, the CBS 6 Sports Department has been honored by the AP, VAB, and NSSA 15 different times.

Lane is one of the voters for the Dudley Award, handed out to Virginia's best college football player. He is also on the voting panel for the John Wooden Award, given to the player of the year in college basketball. He is a member of the National Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association as well as the Football Writers Association of America and the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association, which hands out All-ACC honors each year.

Originially from upstate NY, Lane graduated from Plattsburgh St University and worked as a sports anchor and photographer at WUTR in Utica, NY before heading south.

He is a die hard (and realistic) NY Yankees and Pittsburgh Steelers fan. He enjoys running and golf and is married to former CBS 6 anchor Deborah Cox. They have two children, Connor and Mary Catherine.

Recent Articles

  • Michael Robinson live at the Diamond

    Posted on: 9:13 pm, April 10, 2014, by

    Former Varina standout and Seattle Seahawk fullback Michael Robinson joined us before throwing out the first pitch at the Flying...
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  • PLAY BALL: Opening Day in RVA

    Posted on: 7:55 am, April 10, 2014, by , and , updated on: 01:46pm, April 10, 2014

    The Diamond opens to fans at 4: 30 p.m, first pitch is scheduled for 6:35 p.m.
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  • Flying Squirrels Home Opener Thursday — Chin Music to Richmond Ears

    Posted on: 5:05 pm, April 9, 2014, by and , updated on: 05:21pm, April 9, 2014

    The home opener for the Richmond Flying Squirrels is Thursday, April 10th. Fans can look forward to a seven-day homestand.
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    A larger-than-life Nutzy outside the Diamond’s “Squirrely Gates.” (PHOTO: Michael Schwartz)
  • NFL unveils Washington Redskins preseason schedule

    Posted on: 3:23 pm, April 9, 2014, by and

    The Redskins start off vs. the Patriots. Click to see who they play next.
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  • Squirrels set to open season Thursday

    Posted on: 11:43 pm, April 2, 2014, by

    VCU/VMI play extras, Weber earns national recognition, RG3 weighs in on number discussion
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  • REPORT: DeSean Jackson signs with Washington Redskins

    Posted on: 6:54 am, April 2, 2014, by and , updated on: 06:57am, April 2, 2014

    "ITS GOIN DOWN!! BURGUNDY & GOLD," Jackson tweeted.
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  • Spider Football looks to extend last year’s run

    Posted on: 11:52 pm, April 1, 2014, by

    Redskins closer to Jackson? UR baseball beats Tribe. Tiger out of Masters
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  • VIDEO: College student wins Ukrop’s Monument Ave. 10K

    Posted on: 9:22 am, March 29, 2014, by and , updated on: 04:13pm, March 30, 2014

    Watch CBS 6 News at 11 for race highlights and interviews with the winners.
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    10K Finish Line Cam
  • Virginia – Michigan State preview

    Posted on: 12:35 am, March 28, 2014, by

    No. 1 seed Virginia (30-6) plays No. 4 seed Michigan State (28-8) in an NCAA East Regional semifinal on Friday,...
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  • Mike Rhoades introduced at Rice University

    Posted on: 10:30 pm, March 27, 2014, by

    HOUSTON (WTVR) – Former VCU associate head coach Mike Rhoades was formally introduced as the new head coach at Rice...
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  • Did UVA expect to be this good?

    Posted on: 11:48 pm, March 25, 2014, by , updated on: 07:54am, March 26, 2014

    Shaka staying, Rhoades leaving VCU, Dinwiddie honored by MaxPreps.com
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  • VCU Assistant Coach Mike Rhoades headed to Rice University

    Posted on: 6:38 pm, March 25, 2014, by , updated on: 09:26pm, March 25, 2014

    Longtime Randolph-Macon head coach now gets opportunity to run his own Division 1 program
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