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  • Behind-the-scenes play fuels CNU's success

    Behind-the-scenes play fuels CNU's success
    Jon Snead signed up a second time. Snead, a junior guard playing his first season at Christopher Newport, isn't new to Captains coach John Krikorian. In 2009-10, Snead was the leading scorer on Krikorian's 24-5, NCAA tournament team at the Merchant...
  • Soldiers from Fort Lee bring support to Benefield, CNU

    Soldiers from Fort Lee bring support to Benefield, CNU
    There are parents who are easy to spot at sporting events, wildly cheering their offspring or silently willing them to succeed. Then there's Tra Benefield's dad. Army 1st Sgt. Arthur Benefield is pretty much impossible to miss at Christopher Newport...
  • Thomas Talbott Bond

    Thomas Talbott Bond
    Thomas Talbott Bond, founder of the T. Talbott Bond Co., a Baltimore-Washington photocopier dealership, died Friday of complications from dementia and a broken hip at Keswick Multicare Center. The longtime Ruxton resident was 85. The son of Henry M....
  • Final week to apply to service academy

    Every year, it is my privilege to nominate some of the brightest, most dedicated students in Maryland to the U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy and U.S. Merchant Marine Academy No nominations are necessary for admission...
  • HU's Pellum shines in win over CNU in men's exhibition basketball

    Darrion Pellum served early notice he intends to make the most of his senior season, but he got some help from one of his newest – and biggest – friends. Pellum, Hampton's senior guard, poured in 33 points – 21 in the second half – as the Pirates pulled...
  • Don Hewitt dies at 86; creator of '60 Minutes'

    Don Hewitt dies at 86; creator of '60 Minutes'
    It began at 10 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 1968. "Good evening. This is '60 Minutes,' " Harry Reasoner said into the camera. With fellow correspondent Mike Wallace seated next to him, Reasoner explained the concept of the new show -- one that had the...
  • Navy Lt. j.g. Francis L. Toner IV, 26, Westlake Village; killed by Afghan soldier

    He was the person people always wanted to be around. A standout football player and homecoming king, Francis L. Toner IV had a smile for everyone at Westlake High School in Westlake Village. "The kid was pure goodness," said Christina Harrison, who...
  • UConn Assistant Football Coaches

    Hank Hughes Assistant head coach for defense/defensive line Hughes joined the UConn staff in 2001 and was promoted to assistant head coach for defense in 2005 after three seasons as defensive coordinator. The Huskies led the Big East in total defense...
  • Movie review: Morning Light -- 3 out of 5 stars

    It could have been a salty Real World, or The Hills at Sea. But for all its pretty young faces, prettier seascapes and moments of tension, Morning Light, a new Disney documentary about a youthful crew training and competing in a sailboat race, is sorely...