| Sep 9, 2013
Growing up in the late 1970s and early 1980s, I was routinely exposed to second-hand Kenny Rogers music. It was common then — parents enamored with crossover country music didn't know better.
Though I've suffered harmful side effects — an...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 10:59 PM
Golfweek Program Challenge (at Myrtle Beach, S.C.; including Old Dominion)
Marshall Invitational (in Huntington, W.Va.; including William and Mary)
Transylvania Invitational (in Lexington, Ky.; including Virginia Wesleyan)
| Sep 4, 2013
| 11:15 PM
Fullerton Classic (at Titan Gym in California):
William and Mary vs. Gardner-Webb, 2:30
Kent State at Cal State Fullerton, 4:30
Wake Forest vs. Gardner-Webb, 7:30
William and Mary at Cal State Fullerton, 10
| Sep 3, 2013
| 11:20 PM
Maury vs. Warwick (at Todd Stadium), 6
Peninsula District match No. 6 (at Cypress Creek Golfers’ Club in Smithfield), 10 a.m.
Mathews vs. King William (at Queenfield course), 4
Denbigh at Kecoughtan, 4
| Sep 3, 2013
| 11:35 AM
For the fourth time in the past six years, Morgan State opened the season with a loss. But rather than be demoralized by last Friday night’s 28-12 setback to Army, Bears coach Donald Hill-Eley found a few positives to be gleaned from the result....
| Sep 2, 2013
| 9:42 PM
N.C. Wesleyan at Virginia Wesleyan, 7
Poquoson vs. Kecoughtan (at Gosnold’s Hope Park), 3:30
Greensville County, Franklin and Southampton at Park View (in South Hill), 4:30
| Sep 3, 2013
— The last Illinois survivor of a mostly forgotten World War II prisoner-of-war saga lives in a white farmhouse 7 miles north of town.
Retired from grain farming since 1988, Alva Moss, 89, walks a narrow road, mows his lawn and plays tennis for...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 3:05 PM
The first thing that strikes the senses walking in the front door is the smell of mothballs.
Their presence is for the preservation of hundreds of military uniforms that stand on mannequins or hang on coat hangers jammed cheek to jowl in nearly every...
| Aug 18, 2013
It's one thing to be famous. It's quite another to be notorious, which is defined as "widely and unfavorably known." Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife, Sandi, demonstrated that last week when they were sentenced for financial crimes. Here are 10 other...
| Aug 25, 2013
Like most blacks in the segregated South of 1963, James Jackson could have cited plenty of reasons when he got up early on Aug. 28, took off work in the middle of the week and drove north from James City County to march in a landmark civil rights...
| Aug 12, 2013
Second Lt. George Armstrong Custer was not yet a legend when he marched up the Peninsula with the Army of the Potomac in the spring of 1862.
But even at 22, he was already showing a knack for putting himself into situations that helped build his ...