| Aug 16, 2009
Phoebus High coach Stan Sexton knows local high school football fans have come to expect quite an autograph show from the Phantoms on National Signing Day.
On Feb. 4, former Phoebus coach Bill Dee had nine of his players sit at a table at the high school...
| Aug 30, 2009
The vital info
2008 | 15-0, 9-0 (defeated Dinwiddie 37-13 for state championship)
Last playoff appearance | 2008
Coach | Stan Sexton (first year at Phoebus; fifth season overall, 23-19)
Division | 5
School number | 727-1000
| Aug 30, 2009
Nov. 3, 1984 — Virginia 27, West Virginia 7. En route to their first bowl bid, the Cavaliers earned their first national ranking in 32 years by manhandling the No. 12 Mountaineers in Morgantown. West Virginia had just defeated Boston College (...
| Aug 31, 2009
6What's the PD game of the week?
Kickoff comes Saturday at high noon, so you know it'll be stifling hot at Darling Stadium. And Hampton hosts Woodside in a battle of two teams with playoff hopes. Last year's game was a shootout: The Crabbers won 36-28....
| Apr 12, 2009
In the past 24 years at Phoebus High, Bill Dee has seen enough college football coaches walk unannounced through his office door to know what not to do once he starts hitting the recruiting trail. That day is coming soon.
Dee will begin full-time...
| Apr 12, 2009
— His job may have changed, but Bill Dee hasn't.
As he walked off the practice field on a chilly Tuesday morning, Dee grumbled to a player, "I tell you what — no contact in the spring? It really sucks."
Dee, 215-64 with four state titles...
| Apr 20, 2009
| 11:23 AM
When Phoebus High football coach Bill Dee learned that Maury High running back Charles Humphrey was shot and killed last week in Norfolk, the memories came pouring back.
Fourteen and a half years ago, Dee and the Phoebus community dealt with the shooting...
| Apr 22, 2009
| 8:23 AM
The man Phoebus wanted all along to replace Bill Dee as head football coach has finally been hired.
Stan Sexton, a longtime Phantom assistant before accepting the Warwick head position in 2005, will be taking over the defending Group AAA Division 5...
| Apr 23, 2009
Stan Sexton could have stayed in the nest. Remained an assistant coach and Bill Dee's heir apparent.
That was the safe course.
Sexton discarded safety. Tested himself elsewhere. Handled meddlesome parents, disciplined wayward players and answered to...
| Apr 26, 2009
It's a beautiful spring afternoon, so the doors to Phoebus High's gymnasium are open to let the sunlight in.
Athletes are doing their thing — a girl is running baseline to baseline for layups, and the football players are lifting weights. Off in...
| Nov 15, 2008
Still unbeaten and still untested, Phoebus rolled into the Division 5 Eastern Region final by smothering Green Run 47-0 Friday night.
The No. 2 seeded Phantoms (12-0) will face unbeaten and top-seeded Lake Taylor next Friday night at 7:30 at Harbor...
| Nov 21, 2008
There was nothing Green Run coach Shawn Wilson saw last Friday night that shocked him. He knew what to expect and, to a degree, when to expect it.
And yet, there was nothing he could do. The Stallions had 31 total yards and four first downs in a humbling...