| Jan 9, 2014
| 4:29 PM
Eric Decker acknowledges that it will be “huge” should Poquoson High’s wrestling team reach the finals of the Black and Blue Division of the Virginia Duals on Saturday at the Hampton Coliseum. That’s because Poquoson fingerprints...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 2:41 PM
HAMPTON — History, quality and hospitality have allowed the Virginia Duals to endure and have made the annual January wrestling fest at the Hampton Coliseum a fixture in the local sporting landscape.
Participation has ebbed and flowed as...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 4:22 PM
On Thursday night at halftime of the Catasauqua-Northern Lehigh boys basketball game in Slatington, the Northern Lehigh will add three individuals to its Ring of Honor. Among them are two state champions and a third one who distinguished himself at Penn...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 12:15 PM
Jason Bryant, who cut his teeth as public address announcer and website guru for Poquoson High wrestling, has been selected as the Grand Marshal of this year's Virginia Duals, set for Jan. 10-11 at the Hampton Coliseum. Bryant, who served USA Wrestling in...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 11:41 PM
Thomas Payne of Poquoson became acclimated to college wrestling in 2012-13 with one of the nation's best programs: Bloomsburg (Pa.).
Payne, competing at 125 pounds, finished 4-9 with a pair of victories by pin. All of his action came in individual...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 12:39 PM
SMITHFIELD – For most of us, one or two life-changing wake-up calls suffices. Smithfield High senior Chuck Sharon, the Daily Press All-Stars Wrestler of the Year, got about two dozen on the same day.
"The first thing I remember is waking up on a...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 6:16 PM
If opposing coaches had something to say to McDonogh’s Pete Welch before his team faced Wyoming Seminary (Pa.) in the final of the 30th annual Haswell M. Franklin Gilman Duals on Saturday afternoon in Roland Park, it would probably be to wish him...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 9:12 PM
The William and Mary men's gymnastics team, ranked 14th nationally, placed second in Saturday's Navy Open with a 409.4 score in Annapolis, Md.
No. 1 Penn State won at 440.9, while No. 12 Temple was third at 407.05.
W&M’s Landon Funiciello won...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 9:44 PM
Here's a look at Tuesday's high school competition:
Rakeen Brown scored 32 points Tuesday, including a 3-pointer at the...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 4:40 PM
Bay Rivers District fans are an enthusiastic lot, but sellouts during the winter season are rare. Coaches are expecting packed gymnasiums at two schools Wednesday, and it’s little wonder because so much is at stake.
In boys basketball, Grafton (12-...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 8:25 PM
HAMPTON — It was a rough Virginia Duals for participating Peninsula high school teams, but there were positives.
Although no local high school team advanced to the semifinals, several teams enjoyed multiple wins in the consolation rounds, and...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 8:18 PM
HAMPTON -- For the first time in the Virginia Duals' 33-year history, a team from Virginia won the National College Division.
The chance of this happening was not in question going into the championship match as the combatants were in-state rivals...