| Jul 30, 2013
My 10-day vacation was chaotic, traumatic and, for a short while, relaxing. While I was away: Lafayette grad Levi Giese signed a contract to play pro basketball in the Basketball Japan League for the expansion team Bambitious Nara, beginning in......
| May 13, 2013
Evidently not. The Chronicle of HIgher Education has posted a list of the top 100 salaries of public-university presidents (by total compensation package: Graham B. Spanier Pennsylvania State University at University Park $2,906,721 (1st) Jay Gogue Auburn...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 9:47 AM
Orlando East River cornerback Shelton Lewis committed to the Purdue University football program Tuesday night, picking the Boilermakers over in-state rival Indiana.
"I feel great. Now I don't have to worry about all of this recruiting," Lewis said....
| Nov 14, 2012
| 5:44 PM
Virginia announced Wednesday it signed two new additions for its 2013 men's basketball class, while a source confirmed Virginia Tech signed four new players.
U.Va. added guards Devon Hall and London Perrantes, and new Tech coach James Johnson brought...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 5:53 PM
Craft breweries from coastal Virginia and the Blue Ridge Mountains will compete for best brew at the annual Battle of the Beers coming up Friday, Nov. 7, at The Mariners' Museum in Newport News.
At this year's event, titled "Land vs. Sea," five different...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 5:31 PM
Elizabeth Ann Lazier and Joseph Michael Schomburg were married in August at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Glendale, the home parish of the bride’s family for more than 20 years.
Rev. Canon Mark A. Weitzel, who has known the bride since she...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 11:41 AM
Running away to join the circus is one of the great romantic ideals. "The Circus in Winter," a new musical about how circus folk spend their downtime, has run away from Indiana to seek fame and fortune on the East Coast.
Often, when a musical is being...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 2:16 PM
Elizabeth Ann Lazier and Joseph Michael Schomburg were married on Aug. 2 at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Glendale, the home parish of the bride's family for more than 20 years. The officiant was the Very Rev. Canon Mark A. Weitzel.
Serving as maid...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 10:53 AM
Floridians' consumer confidence fell in November after rising to five-year highs the previous two months, according to a University of Florida survey released Tuesday.
Blame the confidence drop on the election and worries that Washington won't come to...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 5:56 PM
Seven games, five losses, one recruiting faux pas and a pinch of chewing tobacco into his tenure, Illinois coach Tim Beckman will enter Memorial Stadium on Saturday for his first homecoming game.
And there already is a faction that wants to kick...
| Dec 1, 2012
| 8:20 PM
Rick Majerus, the college basketball coach who led Utah to the 1998 NCAA final and had only one losing season in 25 years with four schools, died Saturday. He was 64.
Utah industrialist Jon Huntsman Sr., the coach's longtime friend, confirmed in a...