| Sep 2, 2014
| 5:18 PM
Tina Chelgren greeted each of her third-grade students on Tuesday as they walked into her classroom at Kiln Creek Elementary School. Many of them carried new backpacks emblazoned with themes from the latest movies, such as Disney's "Frozen" or...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 10:35 AM
The New York Jets cut quarterback Tajh Boyd, a Phoebus High School graduate, on Saturday.
The Jets released Boyd and kept Matt Sims as their No. 3 quarterback behind Geno Smith and Michael Vick.
Boyd was a sixth-round draft choice out of Clemson....
| Aug 25, 2014
| 1:31 PM
Ferguson Enterprises has pledged $1.1 million to An Achievable Dream Academy through 2024, renewing a long-standing partnership between the wholesale plumbing distributor and the school in Southeast Newport News.
The company will provide scholarships...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 7:59 AM
The Hampton Roads Sports Hall of Fame announced its 2014 induction class Monday. Inductees are: soccer coach Al Albert (William and Mary), basketball coach and athletic director Don Forsyth (Virginia Wesleyan), former major-league baseball player Wayne...
| Dec 29, 2013
Gayle Newsome deserves a new car, and her oldest son, Curt, should foot the bill. It's the least he can do for his most loyal supporter, the one who has driven to every home game in his 15 years as a college football assistant coach.
Seven seasons at...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 3:20 PM
On Monday, Jan. 20, Americans will commemmorate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., through special school programs and community events and celebrations. We asked several local community leaders to share their favorite reads on the...
| Oct 29, 2013
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Virginia quarterback David Watford considers his Clemson counterpart, Tajh Boyd, a mentor and friend, hardly a surprise given their shared position, roots and demeanor. But Saturday's clash between the Cavaliers and Tigers will...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 5:55 PM
During a media session prior to the February 2009 Super Bowl between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Arizona Cardinals, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin pointed at me and said, "You owe me for getting you a week's vacation in Tampa."
Tomlin was right. Sort of....
| Feb 10, 2014
| 7:21 PM
Jamestown's boys and Grafton's girls won the 4A South Region Swim Meet titles in Newport News on Monday. Below are full results and team scores
Tabb High School HY-TEK's MEET MANAGER 5.0 - 9:50 PM 2/10/2014 Page 1
Region 4A South Swim Meet 2013-14 -...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 9:13 AM
Troy Williams, formerly of Phoebus High School, is one of 22 players named to the Jordan Brand Classic, an all-star basketball game that will be played on April 13 in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Williams, now at Oak Hill Academy, is on the West roster.
| Oct 27, 2012
| 4:50 PM
Oak Hill Academy opened its basketball season Saturday afternoon by beating Princeton Day School 99-54.
Troy Williams, formerly of Phoebus High School, led Oak Hill with 21 points.
Oak Hill, located in Mouth of Wilson, Va., won 44 straight games last...