| May 28, 2011
| 4:52 PM
Maybe it was the heat. Maybe it was the heightened expectations. No matter what the cause, Saturday's AAA Eastern Regional Outdoor Championship, while hardly devastating, left a disappointing taste in the mouths of the Peninsula District's athletes.
| 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...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 1:39 PM
The sound of gunshots prompted a lockdown at Phoebus High School on Tuesday afternoon, according to a letter from the school’s principal.
In an e-mail to parents, Principal Robert Johnson said Phoebus went into lockdown mode because of “...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 1:54 PM
Todd Kessler and Karen Terry of Newport News do just about everything together.
They coach together, train together, race together and are in a relationship.
All that togetherness has led to a big jump in their running success. In 2010 they both...
| Aug 13, 2011
Crystal West, of Hampton, is working on a small stockpile for her daughter, who is a senior at Phoebus High School. She will head off to college next year, and West wants to send her with all of the snacks and toiletries she can store.
To help ease the...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 1:16 PM
Separated by about 16 miles of land and water, Hampton University and Norfolk State are linked because of a football game played in 1963 — a Battle of the Bay rivalry that celebrates its 50th year Saturday at Armstrong Stadium.
In that time, a...
| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 2:46 PM
Bill Dee insisted that there was no timetable, no master plan. He told himself and anyone who would listen that whatever happens, happens, and that he'd be content with any of it.
So as Old Dominion's new defensive coordinator sat in his office this...
| 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...