| Nov 3, 2014
| 1:18 PM
Hampton student Amoni Spears suggested starting a Student Tutor program at Lindsay Middle School, and Principal Angela Byrd Wright did just that, according to school officials.
Spears said she "saw a need and wanted to be of help to somebody else,"...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Aug 29, 2013
True freshmen are not supposed to start in college football. True freshmen who play close to the ball absolutely are not supposed to start.
So coaches will tell you. The closer to the ball they are, the harder it is for rookies attempting to adjust to...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 11:55 AM
Keith Stagg, an assistant coach at West Virginia Wesleyan College, was announced today as the new Head Women's Basketball Coach at The Apprentice School.
Stagg was an assistant coach at Phoebus High School from 2000-2003.
"We are excited to extend the...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 5:29 PM
Tajh Boyd completed 20-of-27 passes for a career-high 455 yards and five touchdowns as visiting Clemson spoiled the first ACC game for the Syracuse, 49-14.
Adam Humphries registered two touchdown receptions and Sammy Watkins caught a 91-yard scoring...
| 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...
| Jul 22, 2013
GREENSBORO, N.C. — The ACC's reigning player of the year hails from the Peninsula District, sings Eric Church's "Springsteen" and believes his team can win the national championship.
Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd held court at the conference's...