| Oct 20, 2011
| 7:44 PM
It's become common knowledge throughout the Eastern Region that Division 6 will be a bear this year. Plenty of teams with good records, maybe even very good records, might not make it.
That in mind, last week's loss to Kecoughtan left Bethel with a...
| Oct 29, 2011
| 5:43 PM
In a two-day swing, the temperature went from the mid-70s to the low-40s. Add a wet field and a misty rain, and you didn't have ideal playing conditions for football.
But Bethel toughed it out Saturday afternoon in a 31-0 win over Menchville at Todd...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 8:13 PM
An unexpected turn of events on Tuesday just moments before a weekly press conference was to be held with Penn State head football Coach Joe Paterno.
The University abruptly canceled the 12:30 press event saying only that due to the recent Sandusky...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 6:41 PM
All his life, Ricky Walker wanted to tell people he was from Pittsburgh. His parents were, and his brother was born there. Western Pennsylvania Football. Steeler Country.
Instead, Walker was born at Mary Immaculate in Newport News. Oh well … he...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 7:11 PM
A fine group of former athletes have been honored in two induction ceremonies of the Burbank High Athletic Hall of Fame since it was founded in 2008.
Names like Jeff Nelson, Cathy Ferguson, Paul Cameron, Christy Calderon, Ralph Botting, John Musich and...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 6:40 AM
STATE COLLEGE, Penn. -- Penn State will have to return all of the football trophies they won during a 14-year span as a result of sanctions handed down by the National Collegiate Athletic Association for school's role in the Jerry Sandusky child sexual...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 2:05 PM
Phoebus is just down the road, and Hampton is within the city limits. But when Kecoughtan athletic director Lee Martin envisions what the Warriors' football program might become, he looks 20 miles up I-64 to Woodside.
The Wolverines won the Peninsula...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 12:21 PM
At this stage of the game, Bubba Hooker had no interest in being a head coach again. They're the ones who must deal with the pressure and upset parents. Assistants can stand in the shadows.
But events worked out that way. And on Thursday, six weeks after...
| Nov 14, 2008
Football was always in his DNA. The problem was, somebody apparently forgot to tell his DNA.
When James Gayle moved to Hampton as an eighth-grader, he stood just a shade over 5-foot-6. Nice size for a jockey, but not for a kid whose father and uncle both...
| Nov 15, 2008
Oscar Smith spent this season running roughshod over the Southeastern District with a strong passing game and little help from the rushing attack. But with a soggy and downright muddy field Friday night, the Tigers used their legs to upend visiting Bethel...
| Jan 16, 2009
| 4:02 PM
Tim Boyd is a Navy man, so it makes sense that he'd run a tight ship.
His oldest son, Tajh, is a football hero and Big Man On Campus at Phoebus High, but the rules at home still apply. Among them: No driver's license, at least not yet. Doesn't matter...