| Nov 11, 2010
| 6:51 AM
All winning streaks have a beginning. And all beginnings, naturally, follow a loss.
For Phoebus, that loss came on Dec. 1, 2007. In the Group AAA Division 5 semifinals on a chilly afternoon in Ashburn, the Phantoms led Stone Bridge 24-14 in the third...
| Nov 11, 2010
| 6:52 AM
Blame Curt Newsome if you're a Crabber. Thank him if you're a Phantom.
Newsome coached the only two football teams that beat Hampton High from September 1995 to Thanksgiving 1999.
He played on Phoebus' first varsity team, returned as an assistant and...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 9:27 AM
Old Dominion head football coach Bobby Wilder has announced the addition of Christopher Newport assistant and former four-time state championship Phoebus High School coach Bill Dee to the Monarch coaching staff. Dee will serve as the assistant offensive...
| Dec 10, 2010
| 12:33 PM
As the game clock reached triple zeroes and its semifinal win became official, Stone Bridge's players turned their attention to the following week's championship game. And their presumed opponent: Phoebus.
"Nobody had told us their score," Bulldogs coach...
| Dec 9, 2010
| 1:57 PM
HAMPTON -- He's big, strong and mean -- to opposing linemen, running backs and quarterbacks, anyway. So how did he come to earn the nickname "Goo-Goo?"
"Coach Dee gave it to me," said Phoebus defensive tackle Tevin Mcgougan, referring to former...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 3:41 PM
Proud as he was of his team's accomplishments last season, Old Dominion football coach Bobby Wilder periodically reminded his players this winter that the program finished second — twice.
"We finished second in the league, and we finished second to...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 2:46 PM
Bill Dee insisted that there was no timetable, no master plan. He told himself and anyone who would listen that whatever happens, happens, and that he'd be content with any of it.
So as Old Dominion's new defensive coordinator sat in his office this...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 3:46 PM
The schools are separated by precisely 4.1 miles. And together, their football programs have won 10 of the last 15 Group AAA Division 5 state championships. If it's not the best rivalry in the state, well, you'll have to make a strong case for an...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 2:38 PM
When Old Dominion center Jeremy Hensley looks to his left and to his right at the line of scrimmage and sees the same compadres with whom he started the season, it's both comfort and blessing.
Blessing that he and his offensive line brethren are healthy,...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 2:36 PM
Old Dominion coach Bobby Wilder fired defensive coordinator Andy Rondeau and secondary coach Jarod Dodson on Wednesday, the beginning of a shakeup in what he said was his primary area of concern.
Wilder elevated offensive line coach Bill Dee to defensive...
| Dec 10, 2011
| 2:13 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Marching toward a tying, fourth-quarter touchdown against Phoebus on Saturday, South County ran a standard toss sweep.
Defensive end Miles Givers' response was anything but.
With 270-pound offensive tackle Cody Smith holding...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 8:50 AM
Phoebus defensive end Mark Wilson's scholarship offers included one from a Big Ten school. Hampton safety Daquin Moore was considering two teams that had made the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs last fall.
But in the end, Old Dominion's bold...