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  • Hampton, Kecoughtan two wins away from historic meeting in state title game

    Hampton, Kecoughtan two wins away from historic meeting in state title game
    Familiarity breeds respect. That's not exactly the timeless adage, but it was precisely the case Monday night when Hampton and Kecoughtan collided for the fourth time this high school basketball season. How else to explain the new wrinkles coaches Walter...
  • Highs or lows, Hampton's Anthony Barber stays on level ground

    Highs or lows, Hampton's Anthony Barber stays on level ground
    With Hampton's Anthony Barber, you wonder how a 17-year-old high school junior has so much self control. Especially when many grown men twice his age do not. It was another of his fearless drives to the rim. And like so many times before, Hampton guard...
  • Hampton cruises into the state semifinals, beats Osbourn 67-52

    Hampton cruises into the state semifinals, beats Osbourn 67-52
    WILLIAMSBURG — Saturday afternoon became unfamiliar territory for Hampton. And not just because the Crabbers advanced to the Group AAA semifinals for the first time since 1998. With crisp execution in the second half, Hampton pulled away for a 67-...
  • Hampton rolls past Henrico and into state title game

    Hampton rolls past Henrico and into state title game
    Going against the state's most explosive offensive team, Hampton's task was pretty simple: Control the pace, create fewer possessions, and win. The Crabbers went 3-for-3. With a smothering defense and a monster night from undersized post man Sammie...
  • Kecoughtan, Hampton face tough Central Region opponents

    Kecoughtan, Hampton face tough Central Region opponents
    Last weekend in the Group AAA quarterfinals, Kecoughtan made the three-hour drive to Fairfax for what essentially was a road game. Though they were far from perfect, the Warriors survived and advanced with a 50-44 win over Gar-Field, which had endured a...
  • Return to glory: Hampton wins Group AAA basketball championship

    Return to glory: Hampton wins Group AAA basketball championship
    RICHMOND — For years, it seemed, Hampton assistant coach Eric Brown had regaled the kids with stories from the glory days. Ronald Curry, Bobby Blizzard, Aaron Chambliss … guys who knew what the team concept was all about in that 1997 state...
  • With Anthony Barber in foul trouble, Hampton finds a way

    With Anthony Barber in foul trouble, Hampton finds a way
    A year ago, it would have been inconceivable. But Friday night, a 57-second stretch that had "danger zone" written all over it ended up defining Hampton's 64-51 win over Petersburg in the Group AAA final. With 3:03 remaining and the Crabbers clinging...
  • Inside the PD: Barber, Motley named Group AAA Players of the Year

    Inside the PD: Barber, Motley named Group AAA Players of the Year
    The postseason honors keep coming for Hampton's Anthony Barber and Woodside's Adrienne Motley. Both were chosen as Players of the Year in Group AAA by the Virginia High School Coaches Association. Barber beat out Petersburg's Frank Mason while Motley...
  • Toddler Fights For Life After Surviving 5-Story Plunge

    Toddler Fights For Life After Surviving 5-Story Plunge
    BRONX, NY (PIX11) -- A two-year-old little girl is fighting to survive after falling out of a fifth floor window of an apartment on 3230 Cruger Avenue in the Bronx on Monday. The child was taken to Jacobi Hospital with head trauma, but miraculously...
  • Keyes over Kirby was a tough call to make

    Picking the best is daunting, delusional and thankless. The Temps or Four Tops? Pacino or DeNiro? Chocolate chip or oatmeal raisin? The boss, of course, doesn't want to hear excuses. Give me the top 10 running backs in Peninsula history, he says, and...
  • Money clashes with mission

    When the cold call came from Ameriquest Mortgage Co., a top lender, Jeff and Cheryl Busby were intrigued. They had been wanting to renovate the garage of their small bungalow, a stone's throw from picturesque Green Lake. The agent, they said, promised...