| Oct 30, 2012
| 5:32 PM
Stan Sexton called just before 3:30 p.m., the most difficult part of his days these last five weeks.
"I have to be honest," he said. "Every afternoon about this time, depression sets in."
Phoebus High was 47-2 in Sexton's three-plus seasons as head...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 6:26 AM
Jake Hull, who as a student at Christopher Newport University started the experimental folk band Momentary Prophets, is setting out on his own.
The young musician and Norfolk resident has spent the last six months recording. Now, he's now ready to...
| Apr 29, 2012
| 7:58 PM
The mom of a Christopher Newport University student called last week to say she pays a lot more than the $10,084 annual tuition/fee rate reported in a story Wednesday.
That must be the cost for a single semester, she said in a voice message, because...
| May 12, 2012
| 12:47 PM
A gentle breeze stirred the tassels of Christopher Newport University seniors as they streamed down the Great Lawn to black seats unfolded on the green expanse.
The Class of 2012 became the first to graduate among the towering columns and brick arches of...
| May 4, 2012
| 12:54 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — The lowest-percent tuition increase since 1999 was unanimously approved by Christopher Newport University's board of visitors Friday.
Undergraduates will pay 3.5 percent more for tuition, room and board— that's a $688...
| May 6, 2012
| 6:31 PM
Ferrum College wrapped up a weekend of celebrations by hosting the USA South Conference's annual Hall of Fame ceremony on Sunday.
Ferrum's own Abe Naff was among the five inductees. He coached the Panther baseball team for 23 years and is currently the...
| May 14, 2012
| 11:50 AM
Roanoke College has advanced to the NCAA Division III softball World Series.
The Maroons knocked off Christopher Newport University on Monday morning 3-1 in the regional championship.
Kelly Higbie held Christopher Newport to one run on six hits, and was...
| May 15, 2012
| 11:11 AM
A surprising fact announced at Saturday's graduation was clarified by Christopher Newport University President Paul Trible today.
While presenting an academic award, he said that graduate Marie Farley was the first senior during his 16-year tenure to...
| May 18, 2012
| 11:34 AM
When Michelle Gazarik set about creating a youth lacrosse league, her biggest hurdle wasn't finding funding or arranging transportation.
"No one knew what lacrosse was," she said.
Unlike Northern Virginia and Maryland, lacrosse hadn't established a...
| May 19, 2012
| 6:14 PM
NEWPORT NEWS – As if working to post performances at summer camps that will gain him valuable exposure isn't enough to motivate Phoebus High running back Tony Pittman, he doesn't have to go far to find more inspiration.
On April 21, Pittman's 13-...
| May 21, 2012
After a glowing introduction at Hampton University's graduation ceremony last weekend, Cory Booker said he felt compelled to confess something to President William Harvey.
Harvey had just detailed Booker's accomplishments as mayor of Newark, N.J., and...