| Aug 30, 2011
| 3:21 PM
The problem for New Kent High football coach Dan Rounds on Tuesday was too little water. Smithfield coach Tyris Hill might face a situation on Wednesday of too much water.
Regardless, Rounds, Hill and other Bay Rivers District coaches returned to the...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 12:03 PM
Mike Smith has been Hampton's football coach the last 40 seasons. So we can guesstimate that he's had around 700 kids come through his program.
George Massenburg, Class of 1997, is the first to try his hand against him.
Massenburg, who was hired as...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 2:57 PM
Tyrod Taylor guided Virginia Tech to more victories than any quarterback in Hokies history. He graduated on time, earned ACC Player of the Year honors last season and was a model citizen.
His successor, Logan Thomas, could be just as good. Maybe better....
| Sep 1, 2011
| 2:23 PM
BAY RIVERS DISTRICT
LAFAYETTE (5-5 in 2010) AT BRUNSWICK COUNTY (0-1 in 2011)
WHEN: 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Brunswick County High in Lawrenceville.
THE BUZZ: Lafayette won 28-20 last year in an exciting game that saw the teams combine for more than 800 yards...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 5:10 PM
The future of Poquoson High football showed plenty of arm on his first varsity pass. Maybe a little too much in overthrowing the intended receiver.
Sophomore quarterback Chase Pinder settled down quickly, decisively tucking the ball in under pressure and...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 1:21 PM
If you carry around a reporter's notebook, you'll be hard-pressed to find a head football coach who doesn't say, "The next game is the most important one." Look hard enough, say in the coaches office at Smithfield High, and you'll find one in Tyris Hill....
| Sep 20, 2011
| 5:07 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — It took a series of coincidences for the gravestone of William C. Marrow — which probably had been lying in an industrial warehouse for decades — to find its way home.
Once the gravestone was discovered last week, a...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 5:20 PM
Hurricane Irene put a serious dent in the foodbank's supplies.
Now, after stocking its member agencies with 17,500 pounds of food in anticipation of last month's storm, the Foodbank of the Virginia Peninsula is look for donations.
| Oct 26, 2011
| 2:11 PM
Warhill can clinch its first Region I Division 4 football playoff berth if it beats Tabb on Friday at Wanner Stadium. The D4 playoff outlook is even rosier for Grafton and surprisingly more sunny for Jamestown than you might expect.
Warhill (4-3) already...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 8:00 PM
Were you paying attention to the pop culture in 2011? It was certainly an eventful year, with pop stars and talk show hosts grabbing headlines and a colorful cast of Republican presidential hopefuls jockeying for position. Here's a little test to make...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 4:42 PM
Poquoson High began its football season at Southampton High on Aug. 25, a day earlier than planned, amid uncertainty. Anxiety ran high that humid evening about the impending arrival of Hurricane Irene, and, to a lesser extent, about a defending state...