| Jun 24, 2013
| 11:01 AM
Warhill High junior Devonte Dedmon will be honored on Monday with the Julie Conn Award, given each year by the Peninsula Sports Club to the area's top high school athlete. Dedmon starred in three sports, accounting for nearly 2,000 yards in hs team's...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 11:55 PM
Worth Richardson has returned to the Peninsula, just hired by William and Mary as an assistant men's tennis coach to Peter Daub.
Richardson, who originally came to the area as a Christopher Newport University player from 2002-06, has acquired a...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 2:33 PM
Poquoson High’s 2010 state title and Bruton’s ’09 near-miss aside, Bay Rivers District football has been known more in recent years for a wealth of good teams but few superpowers. That depth is showing up increasingly on the college...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 7:31 AM
Even before discussing contractual terms, Austin Chrismon was all but certain he would sign. And nothing the Houston Astros had to say Wednesday afternoon changed that.
Chrismon, who became the first baseball player from Christopher Newport University...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 10:23 AM
The Ferguson Center for the Arts Friday unveiled a set of shows stretching from August into May of next year. Big names include Lyle Lovett, Bela Fleck, Taj Mahal, Steve Miller Band, Blues Traveler, Kenny Loggins and Joan Jett.
There are other surprises...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 10:28 PM
Perhaps overshadowed by the Menchville High boys' historic season was the Warwick girls' excellence in going unbeaten through the Peninsula District.
While Menchville won every individual match -- all 81 of them -- in the PD, the Raiders were dominant...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 2:38 PM
JAMES CITY — The Virginia Legacy Soccer Club announced last week that it will join the National Premier Soccer League as an expansion team. Some time this fall the club will invite fans to pick a team nickname and, who knows, can a furry Muppet-like...
| Jun 2, 2013
The Torggler Summer Vocal Institute at Christopher Newport University has announced three standout artists for its premier season in July.
The lineup includes operatic tenor Ben Heppner, Broadway performer Brian Stokes Mitchell and jazz troupe The...
| May 22, 2013
| 10:32 AM
Evacuees lined up at Virginia Military Institute Wednesday morning, testing state and local emergency response to a major earthquake.
The three-day, statewide exercise began Tuesday and simulates response to a 6.8 magnitude earthquake in central...
| May 25, 2013
| 11:23 AM
3D Sports/Ozzie Smith Sports Academy. A.I.M. baseball hitters camps: 9 a.m.-noon July 8-13, Spratley Middle School, Hampton, and July 15-19, Hines Middle School, Newport News. For ages 8-14; cost $119. Info: 3dsportsinc.info.
| May 19, 2013
The rejections stung, sure. They always do. But Ronald Curry had overcome far more, and a few job interviews that didn't pan out weren't about to discourage him.
"Everything happens for a reason," he said Friday afternoon. "That's how I've always...