| Feb 12, 2011
| 11:53 AM
Chris Hanburger had never played organized football before enrolling at Hampton High in the summer of 1957. After four days of practice with the Crabbers, he wanted to quit.
"I was done," he says. "I was so sore I could hardly move."
| Aug 25, 2012
| 11:34 AM
HAMPTON -- Let's see, what else was in the news that day?
President Nixon Promises 'New Prosperity'
Busing, Integration Get Off To Peaceful Start
Harmon Killebrew's Grand Slam Leads Twins Over A's
ABC To Air Jackson 5ive Cartoon.
Closer to home,...
| Mar 23, 2011
| 3:31 AM
The 2011 Hampton University football coaches' clinic will take place on April 1 and feature NFL Hall of Fame offensive lineman Dwight Stephenson, a graduate of Hampton High who played with the Miami Dolphins from 1980-1987, as well as St. Louis Rams...
| Apr 7, 2011
| 6:30 PM
Advertising innovator Jordan Zimmerman, franchiser Ray Titus, entertainment expert Laurie Silvers and commercial builder Dwight Stephenson were named 2010 winners of the Sun Sentinel Excalibur Awards on Thursday evening.
The awards, which have recognized...
| May 28, 2011
| 2:51 PM
Wearing flip-flops and a backwards cap, Mike Smith wasn't dressed to be the guest of honor. And until the very last second — when his expression changed from "what the …?" to "are you kidding me?" — he didn't know he was.
It was a...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 12:38 PM
Former Miami Dolphins player and broadcaster Jim Mandich will be inducted into the team's Honor Roll on Sunday.
Mandich, who died in May after a lenghty battle with bile duct cancer, will be the 22nd member of the Dolphin Honor Roll. Previous inductees...
| Aug 6, 2011
| 1:29 PM
Chris Hanburger was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame Saturday night, becoming the fourth former Peninsula high school player enshrined following Warwick's Henry Jordan, Lafayette's Lawrence Taylor and Hampton's Dwight Stephenson.
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| Aug 30, 2011
| 6:42 AM
We celebrate milestone birthdays and anniversaries. We strive for milestone GPAs and salaries.
But nothing does milestones like sports.
Some are seasonal, others career. But the numbers are indelible.
Baseball's 3,000 hits, football's 2,000 yards and...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 5:37 AM
What many have forgotten, if they knew in the first place, is how poorly it began.
In Mike Smith's first game as Hampton High's head coach, the Crabbers were beaten 24-13 by First Colonial. In his second, Hampton lost 32-14 to Ferguson.
Think about it....
| May 23, 2012
| 9:37 AM
Hampton Roads is known around the world for its people — as being from here, as a come-here, or for just passing through — as well as places and things.
It's known for its Bacon (as in Nathaniel), its ham (as in Smithfield), its presidents...
| Dec 9, 2011
State and federal authorities are investigating allegations that state Rep. Hazelle Rogers failed to disclose payments she received for lobbying for a construction company before voting to award it a contract to build a library and cultural center....