| Aug 23, 2014
| 12:55 PM
When hiring a football coach, most athletic directors will pick the best man available and take the schemes and formations he brings. Charged with hiring a new head coach among his first duties in 1997, Lafayette High AD Dan Barner did the reverse.
| Aug 24, 2014
In predicted order of finish
COACH| Jeremy Blunt (second full season, 18-3 after taking over in Week 5 of 2012)
2013| 10-2, 9-0 (lost to King's Fork in 4A South quarterfinal)
Last time not in playoffs| 2000
| May 10, 2014
| 6:41 PM
After watching a dozen quarterbacks get selected ahead of him Saturday, Phoebus High graduate Tajh Boyd was about ready to throw in the towel on his NFL draft chances by late afternoon.
Sitting in his car with his seat back and a hat pulled low over his...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 5:55 PM
During a media session prior to the February 2009 Super Bowl between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Arizona Cardinals, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin pointed at me and said, "You owe me for getting you a week's vacation in Tampa."
Tomlin was right. Sort of....
| Dec 16, 2013
| 2:07 PM
For the second December in a row, the Peninsula District didn't win a state championship in football. This coming in the first year of VHSL reclassification, which supposedly had cleared the way for Phoebus to dominate Group 4A for the next gazillion...