| Jun 24, 2014
| 4:00 PM
The Marstellar sisters showed they’re a tough act to beat at the Coast Guard Blue Dolphins Summer Madness Long Course Invitational Friday through Sunday.
Younger sister Isabel, 10, led the Blue Dolphins’ dynamic duo with wins in six events at...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 2:05 PM
A former defensive back at Norcom High in the mid-1990s, Jason Wells has always believed the 757 has the premier football talent in the state. But he never believed there was enough of a delegation from the region, particularly his side of the water, in...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 12:16 PM
RICHMOND - The Commonwealth Transportation Board approved its six-year construction plan Wednesday, laying out more than $13 billion worth of road and rail projects planned between now and 2020.
The plan includes money to widen I-64 on the peninsula,...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 1:30 PM
In 28 years of Daily Press All-Stars, sibling Players of the Year have been relatively rare. Before this spring, there were only six sets.
Their ranks have swollen to eight this spring. Poquoson baseball player Chase Pinder matched 2010 baseball...
| Jun 29, 2014
Derek Holdsworth laughed at the thought.
"I really hate losing," the Lafayette star said. "When my coaches say 'Derek will challenge anybody at anything,' they're right. I like to see what my body can do."
Said his coach, Mel Jones: "He'll race the...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 7:12 AM
Reports from The News & Advance in Lynchburg:
Football: Patrick Prosser’s interception rattled the West squad and the linebacker who commanded the East’s defense played another big role for his team as time dwindled for opposing...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 1:21 PM
On a recent drive, Mary Hyde-Berg, of Gloucester, encountered a neighbor who needed a ride home. She wanted to help, but was concerned that she would break a traffic law if she let him ride in the back of the family pick-up truck as all seats in the cab...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 3:57 PM
It had been stationary since 1993, before any of this year's participants were born. In our corner of the commonwealth, with the beaches and amusement parks nearby, the Virginia High School Coaches Association's All-Star week called the Peninsula its home...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 11:28 AM
In the summer of 1996, the VHSCA All-Star football game was loaded with Division I-A signees. Among them: Menchville’s David Macklin (Penn State), Deep Creek’s Deon Dyer (North Carolina), Powell Valley’s Thomas Jones (Virginia), E.C....
| Jun 3, 2014
| 8:46 AM
Nine of the 14 players to make first-team All-Ironclad in baseball were from champion Nansemond River. That included shortstop Kierton Rivers, who was named Player of the Year.
Denbigh freshman Matt Arceo made first team as an outfielder.
| Jun 3, 2014
| 3:35 PM
Group 6A South Region quarterfinals:
Granby 2, Woodside 1
Western Branch 6, First Colonial 1
Cosby 7, Riverbend 2
C.D. Hylton 9, James River 0
Group 4A South Region quarterfinals:
King’s Fork 8, Churchland 1
Grafton 6, Midlothian 4...