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Terry Kirby

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  • Field is a running back's canvas

    More than a decade later, Bill Dee recalls the play, opponent and circumstance. Twenty-two iso. Denbigh. Serious second-half deficit. But most vividly, Dee remembers the tailback who fueled Phoebus' furious comeback on that September afternoon in...
  • Keyes over Kirby was a tough call to make

    Picking the best is daunting, delusional and thankless. The Temps or Four Tops? Pacino or DeNiro? Chocolate chip or oatmeal raisin? The boss, of course, doesn't want to hear excuses. Give me the top 10 running backs in Peninsula history, he says, and...
  • Groh throws caution into a win

    spt_uvanotes0907.ARTGroh throws caution into a win Inside The game By DAVE FAIRBANK| 247-4637CHARLOTTESVILLE — Virginia coach Al Groh is either...
  • Longtime York coach honored

    The Peninsula Sports Club honored Sam Jackson on Wednesday with its "Milestone" Award. The PSC gives the award annually to coaches who have served at length and with distinction. Jackson has been the head track and field coach at York for 37 years and...
  • U.Va. must wonder if it should have hired W & M's Laycock in 2000

    U.Va. must wonder if it should have hired W & M's Laycock in 2000
    The University of Virginia snubbed Jimmye Laycock nine years ago. Don't expect a correction now. In many regards, Laycock was and is the Cavaliers' model football coach. His William and Mary program wins games, entertains fans and transforms young men...
  • York's best-ever team

    Simply the best The 1988 Falcons used a miracle play — forcing a fumble and returning it for a TD after throwing an interception on the final play at Greensville County — just to get a shot at powerful Tabb and future NFL standouts Terry...
  • Poquoson's best-ever team

    Simply the best Some might give the 2004 team that reached the Division 3 state final the nod. But the 2003 Islanders, who lost a heartbreaking 35-33 state semifinal at Monticello, were probably better. Josh Zidenberg joined Tabb's Terry Kirby as only...
  • Tabb's best-ever team

    Simply the best Tabb's memorable run through the 1987 postseason, ending in a 28-10 win over Martinsville in the Division 4 state final, was highlighted by Terry Kirby's 1,162 rushing yards and 13 TDs in the four playoff games. Four players on the 14-0...
  • W & M thrillers, I-AA finals among finest

    Oct. 26, 1985 — VMI 39, William and Mary 38. Quarterback Al Comer scored at the gun to pull VMI within a point, and James Wright got the two-point conversion on a flanker reverse to cap a wild game at Alumni Field. Thirty-two points in the fourth...
  • U.Va.'s first bowl year, Tomlin strike chords

    Nov. 3, 1984 — Virginia 27, West Virginia 7. En route to their first bowl bid, the Cavaliers earned their first national ranking in 32 years by manhandling the No. 12 Mountaineers in Morgantown. West Virginia had just defeated Boston College (...
  • The best ever

    Simply the best In 1990, U.Va. finished 8-4 and lost 23-22 to No. 10 Tennessee in the Sugar Bowl, but it marked the first and only season in which the Cavaliers ascended to the No. 1 ranking in the nation. U.Va. held the spot for three weeks before...