| Mar 28, 2012
| 2:15 PM
Virginia's first football game in Hampton Roads was in 1900 against North Carolina. The Cavaliers defeated the Tar Heels 17-0 in Norfolk.
Virginia's most recent contest in these parts was in 1976 against VMI, also in Norfolk. The Cavaliers lost 13-7.
| Mar 29, 2012
| 6:33 PM
When Virginia's football team arrives Friday night at Christopher Newport University for the latest installment of its now annual spring practice state road tour, there will be no shortage of intriguing position battles to observe and new faces to learn....
| Mar 30, 2012
| 8:39 PM
The schedule was hardly ideal. Ride two-plus hours on a bus, the final 45 minutes through thick, Friday-afternoon traffic. Stroll off the bus, strap on pads and conduct a public spring practice at an unfamiliar venue.
But Virginia’s football team...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 8:52 AM
On Saturday, Nov. 19, the rock cover band Blame Canada will perform in Newport News to raise money for the family of a Navy SEAL who was one of 30 killed in the Afghanistan helicopter crash back in August.
The band, led by Air Force Staff Sgt. Shaun...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 1:25 PM
A case of stolen newspapers - more than 700 copies - has the Student Press Law Center examining Christopher Newport University officials’ response to the theft.
In a story published last month, “Va. university won't press charges after...
| May 18, 2012
| 11:34 AM
When Michelle Gazarik set about creating a youth lacrosse league, her biggest hurdle wasn't finding funding or arranging transportation.
"No one knew what lacrosse was," she said.
Unlike Northern Virginia and Maryland, lacrosse hadn't established a...
| May 19, 2012
| 6:14 PM
NEWPORT NEWS – As if working to post performances at summer camps that will gain him valuable exposure isn't enough to motivate Phoebus High running back Tony Pittman, he doesn't have to go far to find more inspiration.
On April 21, Pittman's 13-...
| May 21, 2012
After a glowing introduction at Hampton University's graduation ceremony last weekend, Cory Booker said he felt compelled to confess something to President William Harvey.
Harvey had just detailed Booker's accomplishments as mayor of Newark, N.J., and...
| May 23, 2012
| 9:09 AM
How fitting is the moniker Hampton Roads? Sure, that's the official name of the water that the region is built around, but it's also a hint about the traffic you'll face around here. Anyone who has lived in Hampton Roads for a couple of months will have...
| May 23, 2012
| 2:55 PM
The signings continued Wednesday across the area.
At Lord Botetourt High School today, a pair of runners sewed up their respective futures.
Sprinter Lexie Janney is bound for Roanoke College in the fall, while distance runner Taylor Cline is on her...
| May 26, 2012
| 1:11 PM
Here is a list of summer sports camps around the Peninsula. For more information, contact the phone number or the website listed.BASEBALL
Apprentice School camp. June 18-19 at War Memorial Stadium in Hampton. Cost: $75 (2 or more campers from same...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 3:25 PM
He was looking for a job and found a destination.
C.J. Woollum thought that the small college in Newport News might be a decent fit. He had a good vibe about the place from a two-year stint as an assistant coach several years earlier.