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  • 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...
  • Navy officer killed in Afghanistan receives Silver Star for bravery

     
    A Navy officer from Southern California who was killed in Afghanistan in 2009 was posthumously awarded the Silver Star in a ceremony Friday in Washington. Brooke Toner, the widow of Navy Lt. (j.g.) Francis Toner, accepted the Silver Star from......
  • Biden and NASA brass salute astronaut Mark Kelly

     
    [From a pool report filed by the Arizona Daily Star] WASHINGTON — Pool was escorted into the Secretary of War Suite in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building at approximately 12:45 p.m. Approximately 50 guests were seated in the room, which is...
  • Carbon monoxide leak sickens 42 midshipmen on Long Island

     
    A weekend leak of carbon monoxide has led to 42 students at the Merchant Marine Academy on Long Island being sent to hospitals for treatment, the type of mishap that causes about 20,000 visits to hospital emergency rooms each year....
  • Virginia Tech duo, ODU buzz highlight start of basketball practice

    Master showman and larger-than-life presence that he was, Lefty Driesell originated "Midnight Madness" to drum up interest and to kick off college basketball practice at the earliest possible moment. Nearly 40 years later, schools all over the country...
  • CNU basketball coach John Krikorian optimistic as debut approaches

    John Krikorian looked none the worse for the wear. He'd driven 500-plus miles, arrived home at 2 a.m., awakened at 6:30 for Sesame Street — ah, fatherhood — and hit the office by 9. His debut as Christopher Newport's basketball coach was...
  • 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...
  • CNU men, new coach adjusting to changes

    John Krikorian stepped into some mighty big shoes this past June when he replaced 26-year head coach C.J. Woollum, who retired to focus on his duties as Christopher Newport athletic director. Krikorian won 60.7 percent of his games at the United States...
  • 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...
  • Barbara Frandsen

    Frandsen, Barbara June February 18, 1922 – January 3, 2011 Barbara Frandsen (DeeDee) of Corona del Mar passed away peacefully at age 88. Her last days were filled with the love and presence of family and friends. Barbara was born in Alhambra,...
  • Ha'sean Clinton-Dix heads up long Dr. Phillips signing day list

    Ha'sean Clinton-Dix signing his national letter of intent with Alabama was merely a formality. The Dr. Phillips safety has been committed to the Crimson Tide since April and never wavered as he signed with Alabama on National Signing Day on Wednesday...