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  • St. Mary's County warns of potential dam failure

    St. Mary's County has notified residents downstream from St. Mary's Lake Dam of significant flooding from heavy rains that came along with Hurricane Irene. The county had warned residents that the dam could fail. Eddie Hopkins, a spokesman for the...
  • Two Maryland food banks merge

    Two partner organizations dedicated to ending hunger in Maryland for more than 20 years have merged. The Maryland Food Bank and Food Resources of Hagerstown have united to form the Maryland Food Bank – Western Branch, a facility that will become a...
  • Before VMI, Austin Rouleau has the VHSCA All-Star baseball game

    Before VMI, Austin Rouleau has the VHSCA All-Star baseball game
    His parents were both military — in fact, that's how they met, during their four years in the Air Force. But Woodside center fielder Austin Rouleau never saw himself following them. Not until it came time to find a college. One thing led to...
  • Peninsula District weighs options on best way to handle constant change in alignments

    Peninsula District weighs options on best way to handle constant change in alignments
    The Virginia High School League's initial alignment plan for 2015-16 shouldn't have shocked anyone. From the start, it was made clear that reclassification would be subject to change on a biennial basis. What is today might not be tomorrow. Take...
  • Sports TV and radio: Friday's 7/4 log (updated Thursday AM)

    8 a.m.    Tennis: Wimbledon (primarily semifinals: Novak Djokovic vs. Grigor Dimitrov; Milos Raonic vs. Roger Federer).--ESPN 9 a.m.    Motorsports: Formula One practice (in Silverstone, England).--NBCSN 9:30 a.m.    Golf: French Open second round (in...
  • Sports TV and radio: Tuesday's 7/1 log (updated Sunday AM)

    8 a.m.    Tennis: Wimbledon (women’s quarterfinals and men’s round of 16).--ESPN 8 a.m.    Tennis: Wimbledon(women’s quarterfinals and men’s round of 16).--ESPN2 9 a.m.    Football: Nov. 1996: Kecoughtan vs. Tallwood.--LSC 48 11:30...
  • Daily Press boys tennis player of the year: Menchville's Austen Delnicki

    Daily Press boys tennis player of the year: Menchville's Austen Delnicki
    He wasn't tested much early in the season, but when it counted most, Austen Delnicki delivered. By capturing the PenSouth Conference 10 singles championship and earning runner-up honors in the Group 5A South Region, the Menchville sophomore became the...
  • Sports TV and radio: Monday's 6/30 log (updated Saturday PM)

    7 a.m.    Tennis: Wimbledon (mostly No. 1 Court and outer courts).--ESPN 8 a.m.    Tennis: Wimbledon (mostly Centre Court).--ESPN2 10:30 a.m.    Basketball: Jan. 1997: Phoebus girls vs. Kecoughtan.--LSC 48 11:30 a.m.    Tennis: Wimbledon (mostly No. 1...
  • Inside the PD: 757 All-Star football game set for Friday in Portsmouth

    Inside the PD: 757 All-Star football game set for Friday in Portsmouth
    A former defensive back at Norcom High in the mid-1990s, Jason Wells has always believed the 757 has the premier football talent in the state. But he never believed there was enough of a delegation from the region, particularly his side of the water, in...
  • UPDATE: Police arrest man accused of injuring Portsmouth officer in traffic stop

    UPDATE: Police arrest man accused of injuring Portsmouth officer in traffic stop
    A Portsmouth man was arrested by police Tuesday and accused of hitting a police officer with a car during a traffic stop, a spokeswoman said. The stop happened just before 9:45 a.m. at the intersection of Western Branch Boulevard and Rodman Avenue,...
  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 6/21 log (updated Saturday AM)

    6 a.m.    Tennis: Various finals in Europe.--Tennis Ch. 7:30 a.m.    Golf: Irish Open third round (in Cork).--Golf 8 a.m.    Motorsports: Formula One Austria Grand Prix qualifying(in Spielberg).--NBCSN 9 a.m.    Talk: Sports Highlights (d.; on Cox cable...
  • BASEBALL UPDATE: How players from Hampton Roads are faring in the majors and minors (through 6/20)

    Former Old Dominion pitcher Ryan Yarbrough and well-traveled lefty reliever Clay Rapada are new to the list this week. But speaking of ODU, can you believe how ineffective Justin Verlander has been lately? Neither can we. Player, Level, Team, Org.,...