| Mar 6, 2012
| 4:45 PM
Elijah Moore has emerged as the first legitimate Division I boys basketball prospect from the Bay Rivers District in five years. So it's little wonder Moore, a Grafton High junior, has garnered the highest accolades and the most attention.
But Grafton is...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 12:03 PM
All season, Virginia's Mike Scott has served as his team's lone dependable offensive threat on a game-by-game basis, while Bethel High graduate Jontel Evans has been U.Va.'s primary defensive catalyst.
Without either of them, climbing to the fourth...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 1:30 PM
Random Monday musings as the ACC releases its all-conference basketball teams and prepares for the league tournament in Atlanta.
* Short of a hanging chad, can’t imagine how any of my media brethren failed to vote Virginia forward Mike Scott...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 2:27 PM
Bay Rivers District boys basketball state tournament semifinalists have been rare. Grafton High became only the second in 12 seasons with a 58-56 win over Loudoun Valley on Saturday in the Group AA Division 4 quarterfinals.
The district hasn't had a...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 9:34 PM
With the 36th pick in Thursday night's NBA draft, former Maryland Terrapins forward Jordan Williams' dreams became a reality. Thirteen picks later, a turbulent past year for Baltimore native Josh Selby culminated with his joining Williams among the...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 6:51 PM
In the hours, then days, after her teenage sister went missing during a Christmas visit, Deena Barnes remembers the gripping panic that took over — staying up for two days straight, on the edge of the couch, waiting to catch a glimpse of 16-year-old...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 4:43 AM
Later this week the ACC will announce that media attending the league's basketball tipoff Wednesday picked North Carolina to win the conference’s regular-season race.
And for our next keen insight, we’ll forecast Barack Obama to win the...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 2:05 PM
North Carolina was chosen Wednesday to finish atop the Atlantic Coast Conference men's basketball standings, and UNC's Harrison Barnes was selected the conference's preseason player of the year, according to a vote by media members gathered at the ACC...
| Jan 6, 2013
| 8:51 PM
A Virginia victory turning on a defensive stop is hardly man-bites-beagle news. That is how Tony Bennett’s program rolls.
But a Cavaliers’ conquest of North Carolina turning on a blocked shot rooted in raw athleticism is, shall we say,...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 2:59 AM
Basketball recruiting services such as Rivals, CBS and ESPN each rank six ACC classes among the nation’s elite, more than any other conference. With the leading seven vote-getters on last season’s all-league teams headed to the NBA, the ACC...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 4:07 PM
The Washington Wizards insist they aren't wedded to any prospect for the third overall pick, and they remain at the mercy of what the Charlotte Bobcats decide to do ahead of them — whether it's take Kansas junior and Washington native Thomas...