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

  • REPORT: Shaka Smart assures recruits he’s staying at VCU

    Posted on: 11:56 pm, March 24, 2014, by , updated on: 01:48pm, March 25, 2014

    Rams coach discussing one program this week: his own
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    Shaka Smart
  • Hokies introduce Buzz Williams as new basketball coach

    Posted on: 11:43 pm, March 24, 2014, by , updated on: 06:32am, March 25, 2014

    Latest on Shaka Smart coaching rumors, UVA set for test vs. Michigan St. City Council honors Robinson, Marshall boys hoops
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  • VCU falls in overtime, UVA comes from behind to win

    Posted on: 1:38 am, March 22, 2014, by , updated on: 08:07am, March 22, 2014

    Rams suffer heartbreaking loss in San Diego, Virginia avoids making NCAA history in Raleigh
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  • VCU Rams lose NCAA tournament game to Stephen F. Austin State

    Posted on: 3:55 pm, March 21, 2014, by , , and , updated on: 10:44pm, March 21, 2014

    The Rams lost 77 - 75 to Stephen F. Austin State University.
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    VCU Rams logo UPDATE
  • VCU, UVA Set To Open Tourney

    Posted on: 12:58 am, March 21, 2014, by

    Rams helping freshmen, UVA looking for respect
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  • 2014 Flying Squirrels Preview

    Posted on: 5:43 pm, March 20, 2014, by , updated on: 06:30pm, March 20, 2014

    Here are a few of the segments from our 2014 “First Pitch With The Flying Squirrels” special that aired on...
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  • Cavaliers use doubts as motivation

    Posted on: 11:59 pm, March 19, 2014, by , updated on: 06:45am, March 20, 2014

    VCU set for similar foe, PSA Squash Finals at Westwood Club
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  • Virginia Tech fires basketball coach James Johnson

    Posted on: 1:50 pm, March 17, 2014, by , updated on: 04:40pm, March 17, 2014

    Johnson just completed his second season as head coach of the Hokies.
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    James Johnson
  • VCU Rams lose in A10 title game

    Posted on: 12:01 pm, March 16, 2014, by , , and , updated on: 11:58pm, March 16, 2014

    Which teams will VCU face on their march to the Final Four?
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  • $25 million practice facility to help VCU Rams recruit top basketball talent

    Posted on: 8:42 am, March 11, 2014, by and

    The university said $14.5 million of the building's estimated $25 million cost was raised through private donations making this the "single largest private fundraising project in VCU Athletics history."
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    VCU practice
  • VCU Ranked Again, Tribe Falls To Delaware

    Posted on: 11:49 pm, March 10, 2014, by

    Rams also unveil plans for new practice facility
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  • Crosstown rivals Rams and Spiders meet Friday at A-10 Tournament

    Posted on: 9:34 pm, March 10, 2014, by and , updated on: 09:34pm, March 13, 2014

    Both the Rams and Spiders head to the Big Apple this week
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    Barclays Center, western side. Photo via WIki Commons.