| Dec 21, 2013
| 11:38 AM
NEWPORT NEWS — To fully appreciate what Denbigh quarterback Terrence Dingle accomplished during the 2013 season, let's study history.
High school football has been played on the Peninsula since the 1890s, back in the days of leather helmets and...
| Apr 27, 2011
| 5:49 PM
The first step in Tyrod Taylor's pre-NFL draft preparations was all about taking a stand. If he was going to be looked upon as a quarterback by NFL teams — and only as a quarterback — he needed to believe it was his birthright to play the...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 2:25 PM
Despite its share of talented passers over the years — Ronald Curry, Michael Vick, Tajh Boyd — the Peninsula District always has been about the running game. If you can't run, you can't win. It's that simple.
This season has seen that...
| Apr 2, 2011
| 1:17 PM
Rodney Bullock, Kecoughtan, sophomore.
After growing a couple inches during the off-season to 6-foot-7, Bullock was even more dominant as an inside-outside threat. He finished the season averaging 18.2 points, 10 rebounds and four...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 1:48 PM
As the high school football season approaches, one of the biggest question marks in the Peninsula District is who will replace David Watford as Hampton's starting quarterback. That hasn't been settled yet, but there will be a new face in the mix....
| Jul 21, 2011
| 4:49 PM
When the Heritage football players go to work in the weight room, there are no earrings or necklaces allowed. Or cell phones or iPods. It's just the kid and the clothes on his back.
That's the way it is at Hampton, where Hurricanes coach George "Chubs"...
| Jul 23, 2011
| 3:52 PM
The summer is nearly half over, at least according to the calendar. But three of the nation's top 100 prospects in the Class of 2013 — Hampton's Anthony Barber, Phoebus' Troy Williams and Kecoughtan's Rajay Bullock — have had little time to...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 9:24 AM
Aaron Bacote, Bethel High's athletic wing and exceptional student, committed to Old Dominion, continuing the Monarchs' recent pipeline of Peninsula District talent.
Bacote, a 6-foot-5, 180-pound rising senior, chose ODU over Hampton, George Mason,...
| 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...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 3:21 PM
The term "Rome wasn't built in a day" is an old expression that may have a new meaning in our society, especially within the NFL. Athletes have time and time again suffered from career damaging issues with the law and some have made "triumphant"...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 2:09 PM
Denard Robinson walked into the lockerroom Wednesday at the Senior Bowl and instead of seeing a yellow jersey hanging in his locker, he saw a white jersey. “I was happy,” said Robinson, one of the nation’s most electrifying dual-threat...