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  • Wednesday's high school roundup: Norcom boys, Princess Anne girls reach state basketball finals

    Norcom's reign as state Group AAA boys basketball title-holder was in serious jeopardy Wednesday night, but the Greyhounds responded with an eye-popping second half to return to the championship game. The Greyhounds overcame a 13-point halftime deficit to...
  • Mesa Musings: Lessons from 150 years ago

    It was Wednesday, April 12, 1961, and I stood in my gym shorts on the Costa Mesa High School athletic field. What could possibly cause me to recall such a trifling memory 50 years later? I remember that day because of a historic milestone associated...
  • Want to really tread hallowed ground?

    Want to really tread hallowed ground?
    Maryland commuters have long known that there are only three ways to cross the Potomac between Point of Rocks and the nation's capital. What they don't know is that a century and a half ago, there were more than a dozen. And they're still there today....
  • Hiking Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania

    Hiking Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania
    Midway between Washington and Richmond, this town on the Rappahannock River was fought over and around repeatedly. There are four different battlefields and related historic sites at the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania County Battlefields Memorial...
  • Friday, Oct. 8 state high school football scores, box scores and more

    STATE FOOTBALL SCORES Albemarle 23, Riverbend 21 Altavista 29, Dan River 22, OT Amelia County 28, Randolph Henry 16 Amherst County 24, Bassett 7 Appalachia 42, St. Paul 26 Appomattox 38, William Campbell 22 Atlee 29, Henrico 14 Bath County 27, Covington...
  • West Point's Roane, 2 from Franklin make Group A all-state team

    First Team Offense Wide receivers — Brad Wooten, Eastern Montgomery, 5-9, 145, Senior; Bryce Lawson, St. Paul, 6-2, 165, Senior Tight end — Trevor Martin, Nelson County, 6-2, 218, Senior Tackles — Franklin Miller, Riverheads, 6-1,...
  • 3 Bay Rivers District wrestlers finish second in Group AA state meet

    Fear of a wardrobe jinx didn't inhibit Christiansburg High School this weekend. And neither did anything else. Wearing T-shirts that advertised "The Perfect 10" prior to the fact, the Blue Demons breezed to their 10th consecutive Group AA state...
  • Former West Virginia coach Bill Stewart dies from apparent heart attack

    Former West Virginia head football coach Bill Stewart died Monday of an apparent heart attack, West Virginia University announced in a news release. He was playing in a West Virginia Hospitality and Tourism Association annual golf tournament with...
  • Living Here: Nearby attractions

    Many destinations are within easy driving distance of Hampton Roads. Pack a cooler, fill up the tank and hit the road. 1. Appomattox Court House, Appomattox The buildings and fields where Robert E. Lee surrendered his Confederate army are still a...
  • Thursday's 6/7 local calendar (updated Wed. AM)

    Thursday's 6/7 local calendar (updated Wed. AM)
    HIGH SCHOOLS Boys tennis State Group AAA quarterfinals (at Jefferson District Park in Fairfax): Singles (9 a.m.): Michael Holt (Mills Godwin) vs. Sam Stearney (Princess Anne); Scott Huang (Lake Braddock) vs. Houston Ward (Stonewall Jackson of Manassas);...
  • Beast of the East girls hoops showcase set for St. Frances

    Beast of the East girls hoops showcase set for St. Frances
    The Breezy Bishop Schowcase has a new name and a new location, but the girls basketball competition should be just as fierce in the Beast of the East Showcase scheduled for the second weekend in December at St. Frances and at the Carmelo Anthony Youth...