| Sep 16, 2011
| 7:36 PM
Memories linger, and all of Bethel surely remembers last year's 63-7 loss to Hampton. The Bruins ended the first quarter with a 7-0 lead, but they ended the night the worst loss in school history.
Friday night was a little payback, even if quarterback...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 6:25 PM
Jeremy Eubank was expected to give Hampton's offense a needed presence at quarterback following the graduation of David Watford. Then an offseason hand injury put him on the shelf until, it was thought at the time, at least October.
But Eubank, a...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 1:14 PM
In the fall of 1978, Frank Brown III set a school record that might never be broken. He completed 86 percent of his passes for the entire season.
"Of course," he chuckled, "we only threw 14 passes."
Yep … the Bruins were a triple option team in...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 1:42 PM
It had been 18 years since Bubba Hooker was in charge on the sideline. That was at Lafayette, back when the Rams were struggling to stay afloat in the Peninsula District.
Today, he has the title of acting head coach at Bethel, which is off to a...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 9:52 PM
Jeff Nelson's halftime speech had to wait. Seven of his players were otherwise occupied as escorts in the homecoming ceremony.
But once they made it back to the locker room, for the few minutes that were left before the second half began, Nelson got into...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 9:18 PM
Senior Devon Still (Wilmington, Del.) has been added to the Chuck Bednarik Award Watch List, an honor presented annually to the nation's defensive player of the year by the Maxwell Football Club.
Still has been a significant force as the anchor of Penn...
| Oct 15, 2011
| 6:01 PM
After more than 24 years in the U.S. Supreme Court, former Justice Sandra Day O’Connor now strives to make civics and government more interesting for young children than it was for her growing up in El Paso, Texas.
“I was so sick of...
| May 14, 2011
| 12:21 PM
Nearly seven months have passed, yet there are moments it's all happening again. As he's drifting off to sleep, that play — a jet sweep coming right at him — flashes in his brain.
He can't watch a game on television anymore without...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 12:26 PM
Two years ago, Woodside came agonizingly close to winning its first-ever Peninsula District championship. The Wolverines went on to win 11 games and finish as Eastern Region runner-up, but something was missing.
Friday night, Woodside (7-0, 6-0) goes...
| 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...