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  • Virginia baseball, Duke basketball headline ACC's exceptional 2014-15

    Five national championships in a school year are not extraordinary for the ACC. Since expanding in 2004, the league has averaged 4.5 titles, with a record eight in 2009-10. But given which championships ACC teams won, and how the conference built upon...
  • There's a smattering of activities on tap for the Fourth of July weekend

    There's a smattering of activities on tap for the Fourth of July weekend
    If you haven't decided how to celebrate the Fourth of July, check out the following festivities scheduled. • Dade Battlefield Historic State Park, 7200 County Road 603, Bushnell in Sumter County will have a patriotic family fun day from 4 to 8 p.m....
  • Keep the kids busy with free fun during the summer

    Keep the kids busy with free fun during the summer
    Keeping the kids busy during the summer months can be a delicate balance between negotiating screen time and paying for expensive camps. To help everyone stay sane, we've compiled a list of ideas for free (and cheap) fun around Hampton Roads. Stay up-...
  • For former Louisiana police diver, drowning of Chiefs' Joe Delaney remains haunting

    When the call came over his radio about possible drownings in Chennault Park the afternoon of June 29, 1983, Marvin Dearman of the Monroe Police was patrolling his zone maybe 7 miles from the Louisiana park and the fateful pond by the Critter's Creek...
  • Newport News beaches to face closer monitoring for health risks

    Newport News beaches to face closer monitoring for health risks
    Every summer, health officials regularly sample public beach water to see if there's anything in there that can make people sick. Usually there's not. But if there is, they can issue a swimming advisory or, in extreme cases, close a beach until the water...
  • Winter Season: State Champion Boys Hockey Co-op Came Together 'Like A Family'

    Winter Season: State Champion Boys Hockey Co-op Came Together 'Like A Family'
    When the boys hockey co-op team of Suffield, Granby and Windsor Locks played in the Division II tournament this winter, it was supported by three communities.  “We had big crowds behind us,” Windsor Locks junior forward Colin MacDougald...
  • Shark bites 8-year-old boy in North Carolina, fourth attack in 2 weeks

    Shark bites 8-year-old boy in North Carolina, fourth attack in 2 weeks
    An 8-year-old boy suffered minor injuries after being bitten by a shark Wednesday while swimming in knee-deep water in Surf City, N.C. Town Manager Larry Bergman says the town does not plan to warn visitors about the shark bite or tell swimmers to get...
  • Mount Washington's 45-year-old swim club still packs them in

    Amy Noji, 58, and Abraham Caplan, 11, are both becoming lifers at the Mount Washington Swimming Club. Noji, a civil engineer, swims 36 laps, a mile's worth, every day, rain or shine. She's been coming to the private club of 350 member households for the...
  • Year in Review (part 2): In closing, more championships

    Year in Review (part 2): In closing, more championships
    The second half of the 2014-15 school year mirrored that of the first portion for Laguna Beach High athletics — full of league and CIF championships. Below is Part 2 of the Prep Sports Year which includes some of the key team and individual...
  • Experts: Common sense important in dealing with shark threat

    Beach towns nationwide are evaluating how best to prevent shark attacks and keep beachgoers safe after a recent string of shark bites off the North Carolina coast. Officials in that state have been reluctant to close beaches and warn swimmers. In Surf...
  • Beach towns nationwide trying to figure out how to prevent shark attacks

    Beach towns nationwide trying to figure out how to prevent shark attacks
    Beach towns nationwide are evaluating how best to prevent shark attacks and keep beachgoers safe after a recent string of shark bites off the North Carolina coast. Officials in that state have been reluctant to close beaches and warn swimmers. In Surf...