| Jun 10, 2014
| 8:23 PM
YORK — A state tournament semifinal run is made up of hundreds of hours of hard work. Fair or not, though, it’s a few spectacular moments likely to stand out for most of us as time passes.
For the three Grafton teams playing at Liberty...
| Jun 12, 2014
Buzz Williams attended a junior college. He barged his way into coaching there and earned his nickname in the process. Most telling, the top four scorers on the first of Williams' Sweet 16 teams at Marquette were junior-college transfers.
So it is no...
| Jun 15, 2014
When your child goes away to college, counselors and professors warn parents to avoid becoming the "H" word.
Helicopter. As in "helicopter parents."
As in, don't hover over your child. They made it to college, and they'll be fine without you. Get very...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 4:13 PM
Florida Atlantic University's popular Lifelong Learning Program may get a $4 million boost next year to ensure it's around to serve seniors for years to come.
The university's Board of Trustees agreed Tuesday to take the first step – accepting a...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 7:58 AM
Ever since Central Floridian Davis Gaines announced during his cabaret series at The Abbey that he would be playing Javert in Orlando Shakespeare Theater's "Les Miserables," I've been wondering who would play Jean Valjean.
The Shakes announced this...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Terrence Brooks said Wednesday that transitioning from his previous role with the national champion Florida State Seminoles to a spot with the Ravens has proven difficult, though team activities this spring helped the rookie safety get familiar with his...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 3:24 PM
You know how it goes. You lose track of friends and then one day, someone gets in touch to say the friend has left us to our mortal pursuits.
Two such messages came recently within the span of a few days.
The first was an email from a stranger who...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 4:35 AM
The Torggler Summer Vocal Institute at Christopher Newport University has lined up some impressive artists — opera baritone Nathan Gunn, Broadway dynamo Patti Lupone, jazz singer Spider Saloff and the male a cappella group Straight No Chaser —...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 2:31 PM
CLERMONT — A stork dropped a baby on the doorstep of a couple who had been in love since they were teenagers.
The fairy tale was real life to Don Gibb.
"Everything changed after that," the former Florida State swim coach said. "I would always...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 4:30 PM
A beauty contest winner, stripped of her crown as Miss Delaware due to age, said on Friday she had done nothing wrong and wants to be allowed to compete in the Miss America pageant even though she will turn 25 this year.
Amanda Longacre said she learned...
| 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,"...