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  • State, local efforts combine to prevent school violence

    State, local efforts combine to prevent school violence
    As local school districts and public-safety officials move onward with initiatives to prevent violence from reaching classrooms, state lawmakers have announced plans to work with mental health professionals to help children with mental illness in the...
  • Tech Center land values grow in Newport News after rezoning

    Tech Center land values grow in Newport News after rezoning
    It was the highest-profile piece of undeveloped land in the city — and the value of the 44 acres at the corner of Jefferson Avenue and Oyster Point Road has plunged and soared with developer John R. Lawson's ability to negotiate a good price —...
  • Cat Barber's well-honed game at N.C. State starts to translate against ACC competition

    Cat Barber's well-honed game at N.C. State starts to translate against ACC competition
    Just hearing the words "go get the ball" in crunch time last Saturday against No. 9 Louisville from his coach were enough to validate the approach Anthony "Cat" Barber had been wanting to take at North Carolina State. Until recently, Barber's problem...
  • Support for an early signing period in college football is picking up steam

     Support for an early signing period in college football is picking up steam
    Phoebus High junior Robbie Robinson has grown accustomed to his cell phone ringing at odd times, but a recent 2 a.m. call was absurd even by his standards. It was a college coach who felt the need to wake him up in the middle of the night. The call...
  • Hyde: Larranaga loses temper, UM wins must-win game

    Hyde: Larranaga loses temper, UM wins must-win game
    CORAL GABLES – And then the coach lost his mind. Actually, Jim Larranaga used his Wednesday night. He stomped down the sideline. He yelled at the referee. He threw off his sports coat in a game for the second time in three decades. Maestro, can we...
  • New Virginia Tech wide receivers coach Zohn Burden shaped by military school roots

    John Shuman knew what he was throwing at the kid as soon as he hired Zohn Burden nine years ago to be an assistant on Fork Union Military Academy's football staff. It was the ultimate test for a young coach. Burden was only 22, a recent Virginia...
  • Outside of Power 5 conferences, mixed reaction to NCAA legislation on extra benefits

    Outside of Power 5 conferences, mixed reaction to NCAA legislation on extra benefits
    Tom Yeager witnessed major college conferences enact historic legislation that will allow schools to provide extra benefits to scholarship athletes. When voting concluded at last month's NCAA convention, he and many others couldn't help but think: Now...
  • With junior seasons behind them, top recruits seek to improve and narrow choices

    With junior seasons behind them, top recruits seek to improve and narrow choices
    The Baltimore Sun will follow Franklin's Steven Smothers, Gilman's Ellison Jordan and McDonogh's Eric Burrell on the recruiting trail as they try to decide over the next year which college will be the best fit. This is part two of an occasional series....
  • Miami outlasts Boston College, 89-86 in 2OTs

    Miami outlasts Boston College, 89-86 in 2OTs
    BOSTON — Miami spent its time Sunday after its game against Boston College was postponed playing what coach Jim Larranaga called "Ballroom Baseball." A day later, his team pulled out what felt like a walk-off win over the Eagles. Tonye Jekiri...
  • We build snowmen while Warren grad builds a college softball career in Florida

    We build snowmen while Warren grad builds a college softball career in Florida
    Random thoughts from someone who — true story — has not owned or carried a wallet since his pocket was picked in Chicago as a teenager way back in the day while riding a bus to a Cubs game. And if you think that the Cubs game being attended on...
  • Saturday's multi-sport college and local roundup: HU women capture MEAC indoor track title

    COLLEGES: Indoor track and field: Hampton captured its fifth consecutive Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference indoor crown Saturday at the Prince George’s Sports and Learning Complex in Maryland.     The Lady Pirates won their 13th overall MEAC...