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  • 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...
  • Strong second half helps Bethel hold off resurgent Heritage 21-6

    Jeff Nelson's halftime speech had to wait. Seven of his players were otherwise occupied as escorts in the homecoming ceremony. But once they made it back to the locker room, for the few minutes that were left before the second half began, Nelson got into...
  • Peninsula District Recap, Week Six: Hey, we got it all in!!!

    Peninsula District Recap, Week Six: Hey, we got it all in!!!
    Recapping Week Six in the Peninsula District … in which there were no rainouts!!! PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Woodside quarterback Donnell Lewis. His overall numbers were OK, but greatness is defined by what you do when the game's on the line. On the Wolverines'...
  • Previews of Friday's high school games

    Peninsula District BETHEL (5-1, 4-1 PD) vs. KECOUGHTAN (3-3, 2-3) WHEN: 7 p.m. WHERE: Darling Stadium. THE BUZZ: In mid-October, every game becomes important in the playoff picture. Both teams need this one — in fact, it's probably an...
  • Kecoughtan's defense spearheads 20-14 win over Bethel

    Kecoughtan's defense spearheads 20-14 win over Bethel
    There were two ways to handle it: The tactful way, and the brutally honest way. True to his character, Kecoughtan coach Scott Woodlief chose the latter. "I told them, if we lose to Bethel, you have three games left in the season," Woodlief said. "Next...
  • Phoebus' Lyles accepts a challenge at Best of 757 combine

    Phoebus' Lyles accepts a challenge at Best of 757 combine
    Just as passing drills at Saturday's Best of the 757 football combine at Christopher Newport University were about to break up, a voice from the defensive secondary called out to Phoebus High linebacker Justin Lyles, who was standing nearby. "Hey,...
  • Bethel bounces back to wax Warwick 40-20, stays in playoff hunt

    Bethel bounces back to wax Warwick 40-20, stays in playoff hunt
    It's become common knowledge throughout the Eastern Region that Division 6 will be a bear this year. Plenty of teams with good records, maybe even very good records, might not make it. That in mind, last week's loss to Kecoughtan left Bethel with a...
  • Preview of Thursday's Woodside-Bethel game

    Thursday's game Peninsula District WOODSIDE (9-0, 8-0 district) AT BETHEL (7-2, 6-2) WHEN: 7 p.m. WHERE: Darling Stadium, Hampton. THE BUZZ: Both teams have plenty on the line. Woodside is going for its first outright district championship and has...
  • Woodside wins PD championship outright by taking down Bethel 30-20

    Woodside wins PD championship outright by taking down Bethel 30-20
    HAMPTON — For the second time in 14 days, Woodside coach Danny Dodson stood in the winner's circle at Darling Stadium. And this one was just as big, if not bigger, as the history-making victory against Phoebus two weeks earlier. The Wolverines...
  • Peninsula District preview: No. 6 Bethel Bruins

    Peninsula District preview: No. 6 Bethel Bruins
    NO. 6 BETHEL COACH: Bubba Hooker (second year at Bethel, 7-4; eighth year overall, 11-60). 2011: 7-4, 6-3 (4th), lost 50-15 to Oscar Smith in Eastern Region Division 6 quarterfinals LAST TIME NOT IN PLAYOFFS: 2010 LAST LOSING SEASON: 2006 TOP...
  • Willie Davis | 1940-2010

    Willie Davis | 1940-2010
  • King's words resonate at L.A. church

    King's words resonate at L.A. church
    The 40th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. comes as a poignant reminder of the day the civil rights leader stood in the pulpit at Holman United Methodist Church in Los Angeles and preached a Sunday morning sermon about...