| 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...
| Aug 31, 2012
HAMPTON — During his three-hour sojourn through the Peninsula on July 13, President Barack Obama's motorcade traveled with escorts from state and city police and passed down roads blocked by the city Public Works Division to a gymnasium prepared...
| Sep 5, 2012
HAMPTON — President Barack Obama's July 13 trip to Hampton Roads cost taxpayers $10,496.80, according to documents provided by Virginia State Police, Hampton City Schools and the city of Hampton.
The new total includes information released by the...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 11:12 AM
The Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth has awarded $2,000 mini-grants to eight youth organizations across Virginia to support chapters of VFHY’s national award-winning Y Street teen volunteer group.
The first recipients of the 2012-13 Y Street...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 12:09 PM
When Mike Tallon walked into the Eaton Middle School gymnasium back in 1985, little did he realize the gold mine he'd find in Niki Reid.
"I saw this little eighth-grader playing volleyball," said Tallon, the Phoebus High School girls' basketball coach. "I...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 4:18 AM
OK, I know this is another post about Hampton, but when President Obama (or any president, for that matter) comes to town, it's all hands on deck unless something really exciting is going on on your beat. Since on July 13 there was no earth-shattering...
| 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 10, 2010
| 9:33 PM
YORK — Teachers noticed the 16-year-old York High School student stumbling around and acting strangely almost as soon as he arrived at school one morning a few weeks ago.
Noting the teen's slurred, incoherent speech, a teacher called for an...
| Dec 15, 2010
| 12:14 PM
All: I want to personally apologize on behalf of my team.
What happened has embarrassed and humiliated this team, Phoebus High School, Hampton City School and Eastern Region of VA.
I take full responsibility for the actions of my team. Immediate...
| Dec 15, 2010
| 5:54 PM
On the bus ride home from winning the program's third consecutive state championship, Phoebus' football team was in a somber mood. Some kids had their headphones on, others were chatting. But the unbridled joy you'd expect after a 36-17 waxing of Stone...
| Jan 29, 2011
| 10:42 AM
Troy Williams wasn't sure how, or when, to pop the question. What if the answer were "no"? Could he handle the rejection?
Just as intimidating, what if the answer were "yes"? Could he cope with the pressure?
Riding shotgun as his uncle drove last...