| May 31, 2014
| 12:00 PM
James Monroe Iglehart is a theater actor in the body of a professional wrestler.
This is not an exaggeration. The 39-year-old performer stands 6 feet tall, weighs 295 pounds and seems to fill a room with his ebullient personality.
"I almost became a...
| May 15, 2014
| 10:57 AM
"One bite of that, and he'll build you a Taj Mahal," a woman is heard hollering approvingly through an open window to her neighbor, a pretty young housewife named Ila who is in her kitchen, preparing her husband's lunch. "The Taj Mahal is a tomb, auntie,"...
| May 23, 2014
| 7:11 AM
From Civil War battlefields to the beach, many sites are within driving distance of Hampton Roads. Learn history while having fun in the sun.
1. Appomattox Court House, Appomattox
The buildings and fields where Robert E. Lee surrendered his...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 3:13 PM
It was the year of the Ram in Bay Rivers District football, as Lafayette dominated the league like few, if any, have in its 24-season existence.
The Rams went 12-1, featuring the best offensive player in running back Jahlil Green and the best...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 11:38 AM
WILLIAMSBURG — Schekel Wallace began the 2013 football season labeled in one article as "The best Bay Rivers District football player you've never heard of." He ends it as the Daily Press All-Stars Defensive Player of the Year, a designation that...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 8:14 PM
Oscar Smith has signed to play host to the reigning national champion, Miami's Booker T. Washington High, at 9 p.m. August 23, VirginiaPreps.com reported.
Oscar Smith has been one of Virginia's best programs for years and is ranked 24th in...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 9:54 PM
Group 5A South Region quarterfinals:
Hickory 16, Maury 1
Kellam 4, Great Bridge 2
Douglas Freeman 12, Prince George 4
Mills Godwin 4, Matoaca 1
Group 1A East Region quarterfinals:
Surry County 5, Middlesex 3
Northumberland 6, Parry McCluer 5...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 6:57 PM
JAMES CITY -- In a roller coaster of a match, Jamestown sophomore Anna Walter finished riding high.
Walter took the Group 4A South Region singles championship Wednesday morning on her home courts, overcoming tough Glen Allen High left-hander Karen Pak...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 7:38 PM
Hampton's girls took full advantage of the Virginia High School League's reorganization by winning the first Group 5A state track title Saturday.
And the Crabbers' star, hurdler Chantel Ray, capped her high school career by winning two individual...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 5:30 AM
What does a Tony mean for some of the winners from Sunday night?
For James Monroe Iglehart, who won a Tony for his portrayal of the genie in Disney's "Aladdin," it means a Big Mac and fries. For life's biggest celebrations, he and his wife go to...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 8:57 PM
• Best musical: 'A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder'
• Best play: 'All the Way'
• Best revival of a musical: 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch'
• Best revival of a play: 'A Raisin in the Sun'
• Best performance by an actress in...