| Feb 7, 2015
| 11:45 AM
Lafayette's boys and girls swimming teams swept the Group 3A East Regional titles Saturday at Collegiate School in Richmond.
The Lafayette girls scored 15-team field with 351 points and John Champe was second with 258.
Lafayette's boys had 333 total...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 8:35 AM
The box-office success of "Aladdin" in New York has had Broadway watchers wondering where the Disney musical will pop up next on the international map.
On Monday, Disney announced that "Aladdin" will open in Tokyo in May 2015 in what will be the...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 8:36 PM
This isn't a midseason showdown for first place in Bay Rivers District football that many saw coming. Poquoson was picked seventh in the preseason and defending champion Lafayette was picked as the runaway winner.
But a share or sole possession of first...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 1:36 PM
The 1986 New York Mets are a prime example of how dangerous a team given a second chance can be. Magna Vista (13-1) brings a 2004 Boston Red Sox level of danger into its 3A football state championship game meeting against Lafayette (14-0) on Saturday at...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 9:32 PM
3A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
MAGNA VISTA (13-1) VS. LAFAYETTE (14-0)
WHERE: Williams Stadium at Liberty University in Lynchburg.
WHEN MAGNA VISTA HAS THE BALL: The Warriors run the spread with quarterback...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 4:53 PM
Tabb senior Kara Enoch was named the state Group 4A Player of the Year, and Wendy Wilson was honored as Coach of the Year after leading the Tigers to the state title.
The first team also included several other Tabb players: M.C. Evans, Maddie Vann,...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 4:04 PM
Lyndon B. Johnson loved to drink and drive (and at a high rate of speed) in his Lincoln Continental.
Richard Nixon was known to drunk-dial major political figures late at night from the White House.
And Franklin D. Roosevelt, while president, once hid...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 11:37 AM
No one around Lafayette thinks the Petersburg passing game they'll face in the 3A state football quarterfinals 2 p.m. Saturday at Wanner Stadium is as good as James Monroe's at this stage a year ago. You'd almost have to watch a Denver-New England game to...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 9:47 PM
VIRGINIA PREPS 4A ALL-STATE
Offensive Player of the Year
Shiheem Johnson, Lake Taylor, Sr.
Defensive Player of the Year
Nhyre Quinerly, Lake Taylor, Sr.
QB: Shiheem Johnson, Lake Taylor, Sr. RB: Kendrick...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Sol Hirsch, a former National Weather Service forecaster whose career spanned three decades and in retirement became active in his community and synagogue, died Oct. 5 at his Pikesville home of complications from heart disease. He was 91.
The son of...
| Aug 3, 2014
There are two types of day-trippers in my mind — those who meticulously research and map out their adventure, and those that who out to explore with no itinerary in mind.
I'm somewhere in between. For a day trip to the Northern Neck, I picked...