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  • Reader feedback August 30: Mentoring teen artists, Hampton Schools seeks math teachers, Tony Stewart returns to racing

    Mentoring teen artists Steph Brown is one of several local artists who have been sharing lessons as a part of Gloucester Arts on Main's new teen mentoring program. The initiative, conceived by Gloucester Arts on Main intern Emily Ortiz, pairs a...
  • Emotional Tony Stewart reflects on 'sadness and pain' after racing tragedy

    HAMPTON, Ga. _ An emotional and visibly distraught Tony Stewart addressed the media for the first time Friday afternoon, three weeks after an on-track accident killed another driver in a dirt-track event at Canandaigua Motorsports Park in New York on Aug....
  • Stewart returns in emotionally charged press conference

    The Sports Xchange Stewart returns in emotionally charged press conference By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service Distributed by The Sports Xchange HAMPTON, Ga.-- In his first public appearance since the sprint car accident that took the life of Kevin...
  • Tony Stewart calls fatal incident one of his 'toughest tragedies'

    A somber Tony Stewart, his voice cracking at times, said Friday that the incident in which his car struck and killed 20-year-old fellow driver Kevin Ward Jr. "has been one of the toughest tragedies I've ever had to deal with." Stewart also said he...
  • Bohn, Jason and Burt Myers among Southern Modified stars at Langley Speedway Saturday

    Bohn, Jason and Burt Myers among Southern Modified stars at Langley Speedway Saturday
    When Danny Bohn made the trek south from New Jersey, he’d sit in the stands at legendary Bowman Gray Stadium in Winston-Salem, N.C., and “think about how awesome” it would be to win the championship of a Modified Division as famed as any...
  • Harvick snags pole at Atlanta

    The Sports Xchange Harvick snags pole at Atlanta By Reid Spencer NASCAR Wire Service Distributed by The Sports Xchange HAMPTON, Ga. -- NASCAR's new qualifying knockout format -- not to mention the quality of his race cars -- certainly agrees with...
  • Kevin Harvick wins his sixth pole of the season; Stewart to start 12th

    HAMPTON, Ga. Life is easier on Fridays for Kevin Harvick. That hasn't always been the case. Harvick has never been known as a particularly good qualifier but Friday night he won the pole for Sunday night's Oral-B 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway his...
  • NASCAR's Tony Stewart on deadly incident: 'This will affect my life forever'

    HAMPTON, Ga. NASCAR driver Tony Stewart addressed the media Friday, nearly three weeks after he was involved in an incident that left sprint car driver Kevin Ward Jr. dead, saying he hopes that driving will help him heal. "I know the pain and mourning...
  • Power goes into final IndyCar race with points lead

    The Sports Xchange Power goes into final IndyCar race with points lead FONTANA, Calif. -- Someone will win a Verizon IndyCar Series championship for the first time this weekend. Will Power, Helio Castroneves and Simon Pagenaud head to Saturday night'...
  • Jim Utter: Next season's Cup schedule has some ironic twists

    Are NASCAR's schedule-makers going in circles? We know NASCAR drivers compete mostly driving in circles, but the release this week of the 2015 Sprint Cup Series schedule seems to indicate schedule-makers or at least their line of reasoning might, as...
  • Tony Stewart returns to NASCAR circuit in Atlanta this weekend

    Tony Stewart returns to NASCAR circuit in Atlanta this weekend
    Tony Stewart will return to NASCAR racing in Atlanta this weekend as the ongoing rumble continues in the wake of an on-track accident that killed another driver in a dirt-track event at Canandaigua Motorsports Park in New York on Aug. 9. Stewart, a...