| Oct 2, 2014
| 2:28 PM
In a year where most Palm Beach County School Board races were dominated by incumbent victories, District 4 has been the most unpredictable and closely watched.
Four first-time candidates, all with sizable war chests and multiple endorsements, battled...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 3:01 PM
Steven Smothers' cell phone started dancing just a few seconds past midnight on Sept. 1.
The Franklin junior had switched his phone to vibrate, but he didn't ignore it, knowing college football coaches could begin contacting Class of 2016 prospects...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 4:04 PM
Palm Beach County will have at least one new School Board member, and possibly up to four, before the year ends.
Three incumbents are being challenged in their re-election bids, while a fourth, Jennifer Prior Brown, is stepping down, leaving an open seat...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 12:59 PM
Virginia Tech fell short Saturday on the field, losing 27-24 to Georgia Tech, but the Hokies picked up a much-needed presence this weekend on the offensive line.
Mike Arnold, a 6-foot-5, 286-pound offensive tackle from Winter Haven High in Winter Haven,...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 7:49 AM
Virginia Tech starting defensive tackle Luther Maddy is scheduled to have surgery Tuesday morning in Blacksburg to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee and will be out two-to-four weeks, according to Virginia Tech trainer Mike Goforth.
Maddy, a 6-...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 4:48 PM
BLACKSBURG — His days of putting on pads and a jersey may be behind him long before they should’ve been, but David Wilson still has an uncanny sense of timing on a football field.
Late in the second quarter last Saturday in Virginia Tech&...
| Sep 3, 2014
Recently four students, including three from the western communities, earned $1,000 college scholarships, from the Clerk & Comptroller's office employees.
James Bukowski of Loxahatchee, Ashley Pascual of Royal Palm Beach, Jefferson Wang of Wellington and...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 10:41 AM
Virginia athletic director Craig Littlepage last month restated the Cavaliers’ 10-year goal of winning 70 ACC and 12 national championships. At first blush, the numbers are clearly ambitious. The conference record book reveals just how ambitious....
| Jul 15, 2014
| 6:35 AM
The dollar figures popped off the page last winter when Virginia Tech hired Buzz Williams to lead the Hokies’ basketball team. Few, if any, schools with such a modest tradition in a sport would commit not only $18.2 million over seven years to the...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 11:18 AM
The annual media pilgrimage to Greensboro, N.C. to interrogate Atlantic Coast Conference football coaches and players regarding the coming season is upon us.
For Virginia coach Mike London and Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer, there's a lot to get...
| Jun 29, 2014
The ACC has expanded from nine to 15 members in the last decade, but if you want to see a growth spurt that would make Yao Ming blush, check out the University of Louisville.
"When I took the job 17 years ago, I think our budget was $14.9 million,"...