| Sep 3, 2013
Those Americans who hold the French in such contempt today might do well to look back at Sept. 5, 1781 for an instructive history lesson.
Without the French sailors who defeated the Royal Navy in the Battle of the Capes, Washington's triumph over...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 2:28 PM
Environmentalists are giving Virginia Congressman Rob Wittman a trophy, albeit a dubious one: the Congressional Climate Change Deniers Award.
Christine Llewellyn, director of the Williamsburg Climate Action Network, says it’s in the shape of a...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 10:38 PM
Several area players are among the 92 juniors set to compete in the Level 3 Peninsula Area Junior Tennis League Thanksgiving Classic, which begins a three-day run Friday on the fast indoor hard courts of Centre Court Racquet Club in Newport News.
| Aug 4, 2013
| 9:26 PM
Robert Vinson beat Chris Cruz 6-2, 6-1 for the men's 4.5-rated championship in the weekend Riverside Summer Singles tournament on clay courts at Riverside Wellness and Fitness Center.
Tim Yoder won three matches for the men's 4.0 round-robin crown, and...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 9:11 PM
Coastal Plain League:
Peninsula Pilots at Morehead City, 7:05
Pawtucket at Norfolk, 12:05
Richmond at Akron, 7:05
Senior District Three tournament semifinals (at Warhill High):
No. 4 Poquoson...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 9:22 AM
Gaze into the 150-year-old photograph of Pennsylvania Quaker Sarah Cadbury and you may not see anything particularly special.
But behind her unassuming expression and plain-Jane hairdo stirred a revolutionary devotion to human freedom.
| Aug 13, 2012
| 6:25 PM
A Virginia Beach-based team including Yorktown's Ana Bossman swept five matches over the weekend to capture the women's 4.0-rated crown in the USTA Mid-Atlantic Section's Adult League Championships.
The four-day tournament -- based at Huntington Park,...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 8:28 PM
Yorktown's Ana Bossman and her Virginia Beach-based team won their pool at the USTA League 4.0 Adult Championships in Tucson, Ariz.
Bossman split a pair of doubles matches as her team finished pool play 3-0 with three consecutive 3-2 victories....
| Oct 22, 2012
| 5:17 PM
Yorktown’s Ana Bossman helped a Virginia Beach-based team place second in the USTA Adult League 4.0 National Championships over the weekend in Tucson, Ariz.
Her team won three matches — all by 3-2 scores — in pool play, and she went 2-...
| Oct 25, 2012
Are you into the swing of Halloween yet? I hope so…it’s almost here! I haven’t yet bulked up on candy for trick-or-treaters, or seen Charlie Brown’s Great Pumpkin (one of my favorites), but I have been checking out the many books...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 2:04 PM
A steady Peninsula team captured the 7.5-rated combination league mixed doubles state (district) championship over the weekend in Charlottesville.
Mixed Trouble won all five of its team matches on Boar's Head Sports Club's indoor hard courts to conclude...