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  • The Bull Pen

     
    Aug. 27, 1960: The Dodgers' apparent refusal to sell their future made for an interesting if confusing story. The team apparently turned down $1.8 million for Frank Howard, Willie Davis, Ron Fairly and three other players. "They are not for sale,"...
  • Dodgers Have a New Prospect, but Where to Put Him?

     
    Sept. 6, 1960: With the Dodgers out of the pennant race, team officials wondered what to do with one of their top prospects. Willie Davis, the MVP of the Pacific Coast League, was heading to Los Angeles. It was just a matter of time. But team officials...
  • The Dodgers’ Crystal Ball

     
    Hey, Keith, look: Vin “Vince” Scully! ... Mayor Poulson? I'm afraid not. Sept. 6, 1960: The Times' Al Wolf tried to predict the future and write about the opener of the Dodgers' new park in 1962. The headline "Chavez Ravine—Year 1962" might be the...
  • Dodgers’ Youth Movement

     
    Nov. 30, 1960: The Dodgers' youth movement rolled on. "Our kids continue to improve and none of them has reached his peak," Manager Walt Alston told The Times' Frank Finch. "The Dodgers will be a team to be reckoned with......
  • Midday news roundup: June 20 edition

     
    For those interested in the world outside the North Shore, here’s a rundown of TribLocal’s top stories of the day. Of course, you can always …...
  • Crude Still Coats Marshes And Wetlands Along Gulf

    Crude Still Coats Marshes And Wetlands Along Gulf
    Much of the crude still in the Gulf and coastal areas more than three months after BP's blowout has permeated deep into marshes and wetlands, complicating cleanup. Crews are still finding plenty of crude in those interior areas, even as government...
  • Spill investigators want to find undersea evidence

    Spill investigators want to find undersea evidence
    Now that BP appears to have vanquished its ruptured well, authorities are turning their attention to gathering evidence from what could amount to a crime scene at the bottom of the sea. The wreckage - including the failed blowout preventer and the...
  • Another wild one! Woodside edges Bethel in OT 30-27

    Another wild one! Woodside edges Bethel in OT 30-27
    NEWPORT NEWS — Two years ago, Bethel blew a four-touchdown lead but escaped on a second-chance (and controversial) field goal in the final seconds. Last year, there were a combined 1,157 yards in a 67-35 shootout won by Woodside. So what would it...
  • Loaded secondary could help Bethel return to the playoffs

    <big>Loaded secondary could help Bethel return to the playoffs</big>
    THE VITALS Coach | Jeff Nelson (fifth season, 30-15; sixth season overall, 30-25). 2010 | 6-4, 5-4 (fifth) Division | 6 Last playoff appearance | 2009 THE SCHEDULE Sept. 2 | Gloucester (W, 36-35), 7 Sept. 9 | at Lake Taylor, 7 Sept. 16 |...
  • Bombs Away! Bethel rolls past Denbigh 49-20

    NEWPORT NEWS — It seemed highly unlikely that Bethel’s Frank Brown would beat Denbigh’s Denzel Wise to 1,000 passing yards. Wise, after all, entered the Peninsula District football matchup with 834 passing yards through three games to...
  • Bethel's staff pulls together for 4-0 start; Bruins face Phoebus

    Bethel's staff pulls together for 4-0 start; Bruins face Phoebus
    It had been 18 years since Bubba Hooker was in charge on the sideline. That was at Lafayette, back when the Rams were struggling to stay afloat in the Peninsula District. Today, he has the title of acting head coach at Bethel, which is off to a...
  • 50 straight: Phoebus the 'underdog' polishes off Bethel 28-13

    50 straight: Phoebus the 'underdog' polishes off Bethel 28-13
    For the first time since 2006, when this year's senior class was in the 7th grade, Phoebus had been declared the underdog. By this newspaper, anyway, which made Bethel a four-point favorite Saturday afternoon. The Phantoms took affront to that, and...