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  • Making Security Videos For Schools

    Making Security Videos For Schools
    Violence and crime in schools are events everyone seeks to prevent. Events such as the Newtown, Columbine or Virginia Tech shootings, and many peer to peer theft cases continue to happen regardless of those efforts. In response to these events, many...
  • Wednesday's multi-sport college and local roundup: U.Va. lines up football recruits on line, in secondary

    FOOTBALL RECRUITING: Virginia added three offensive line commitments this week, plus a defensive back, according to published reports. The Cavaliers landed pledges from Dillon Reinkensmeyer from Valor Christian High and Highlands Ranch (Colo.),...
  • Stephen Spanellis (Virginia) and Wes Mehl (Navy) latest Gilman football players to commit

    Stephen Spanellis (Virginia) and Wes Mehl (Navy) latest Gilman football players to commit
    Gilman offensive lineman Stephen Spanellis said when the first Greyhounds in the Class of 2016 began to commit to college football programs last week, it was like a "domino effect." Spanellis, a 6-foot-6, 315-pound tackle, announced Tuesday that he will...
  • Women's soccer, wrestling are Virginia Tech's best hopes for first NCAA title

     Women's soccer, wrestling are Virginia Tech's best hopes for first NCAA title
    Clinging to a one-point lead, Virginia Tech's football team was a quarter away from the school's first national team championship. But Florida State owned the final 15 minutes that January 2000 evening in New Orleans to deny the Hokies and secure the only...
  • University mine rescue teams join to set rules, competitions

    Don Hager knows that not all of the students he trains on Virginia Tech's mine rescue team will follow his career path into a coal mine, especially as that industry lays off workers. Those who do, though, could become the next generation of miners...
  • Preparing to serve our country: Local grads ready for service academies, military programs

    Preparing to serve our country: Local grads ready for service academies, military programs
    They look like any teenager you'd pass in the mall. They're all graduates of area high schools, all they'll miss their family and friends when they start the next chapter in their lives. North County High School's Cedric Bevis will miss his dogs, too....
  • Jury rejects conservative's bias suit against U. Iowa dean

    The former dean of the University of Iowa law school didn't commit illegal political discrimination when she passed over a conservative lawyer for teaching jobs, a jury ruled Monday. After a six-day trial, a federal jury in Davenport rejected Teresa...
  • Tennessee's decision aside, ODU and HU don't plan to drop 'Lady' from nicknames

    Tennessee's decision aside, ODU and HU don't plan to drop 'Lady' from nicknames
    The University of Tennessee has decided to removed the Lady Vols nickname from seven of its eight women's athletic teams. The exception was women's basketball, which has a history few programs can rival. The official explanation was brand consistency,...
  • Virginia baseball, Duke basketball headline ACC's exceptional 2014-15

    Five national championships in a school year are not extraordinary for the ACC. Since expanding in 2004, the league has averaged 4.5 titles, with a record eight in 2009-10. But given which championships ACC teams won, and how the conference built upon...
  • Daily Press all-stars: Menchville's Matt Strehle | Boys tennis

    Daily Press all-stars: Menchville's Matt Strehle | Boys tennis
    About the only Hampton Roads-area prize to have escaped Matt Strehle in his first three years of Menchville tennis was that of conference singles champion. As a senior on a team that has known nothing but first place in the Peninsula District and...
  • Daily Press all-stars: Jamestown's Anna Walter | Girls tennis

    Daily Press all-stars: Jamestown's Anna Walter | Girls tennis
    Anna Walter romped through Bay Rivers District regular-season play, then capturing the Conference 19, South Region and state tournaments without facing a serious challenge. On her way to her first state Group 4A singles championship, Jamestown's Anna...