| Dec 14, 2013
| 9:22 PM
VHSL state championship games
(at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville):
Group 5A: L.C. Bird 35, Briar Woods 28
Group 6A: Centreville 35, Oscar Smith 6
(at Williams Stadium in Lynchburg):
Group 3A: Northside 24, James Monroe 10
Group 4A: Dinwiddie...
| 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...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 4:46 PM
From the banks of the Potomac River, in a region steeped in American history, a massive fossil was dug up last month that apparently can be traced back to a time long before this country's recorded history, a time deep in the world's prehistory.
| Nov 15, 2013
| 1:08 AM
Group 5A South Region quarterfinals:
Lee-Davis d. L.C. Bird 3-2.
Atlee d. Manchester 3-0.
Princess Anne d. Menchville 25-6, 25-10, 25-11.
Kellam d. Hickory 25-18, 25-15, 25-19.
Group 4A South Region semifinals:
Jamestown d. Churchland...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 11:51 AM
Considering Devonte Dedmon was sidelined the previous three weeks with a knee injury, you could have assumed his high school football career at Warhill was over. That assumption would've been safer, still, when he watched the first 33 minutes of the...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 2:56 PM
Welcome to the VHSL’s new playoff system, in which everyone gets a trophy.
Well, not literally. But when you devise a plan in which 61 percent of membership makes the playoffs, you’re bound to see something ridiculous. And 27 teams with a...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 12:17 PM
WILLIAMSBURG — This football senior class at Lafayette High has never known anything but a McGinty as starting quarterback, and the next one probably won't either. Considering the results, there are no complaints.
Lafayette went 16-6 in two...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 1:47 PM
Because of the anticipation and scrutiny football openers elicit, sweeping judgments are almost natural. So the text Friday night implying that Lafayette High is overrated and Poquoson is the new Bay Rivers District favorite was hardly a surprise....
| Sep 5, 2013
| 11:21 AM
Lafayette High comes in at No. 6 in the first Group 3A state rankings from Virginia Preps this season. The Rams won their season opener 16-13 at Brunswick County behind 152 yards rushing and two touchdowns by Richmond recruit Jahlil Green.
The Rams (1-...
| Sep 10, 2013
For Mike Byster, learning in a classroom was always a challenge.
"I was so bored sitting in a desk with a textbook," said Byster, 54, a retired commodities trader who lives in Skokie. "Everyone remembers information differently and for me, I needed to...