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  • Mcfadden, Bethel girls relay earn Group AAA state titles in track and field

    The Peninsula District has an individual state track champion and a relay winner. Daniel Mcfadden of Heritage won the 110 meter hurdles with a time of 14.0 and his teammate, Jamar Bateman, finished sixth in the event at Saturday's Virginia High School...
  • Peninsula teams behind the pack in Group AAA state meet

    The Virginia High School League's indoor track state championships for Group AAA began Friday, and no Peninsula District schools were at the head of the pack. The two-day event is being held at the Boo Williams Sportsplex. There are 908 athletes...
  • Phoebus, Bethel girls fare well in Group AAA state track meet

    Area athletes had several good individual performances in the final day of the Virginia High School League Group AAA state indoor track meet Saturday at the Boo Williams Sportsplex. Menchville senior Melissa Wilson took third place in the pole vault...
  • Daily Press girls indoor track all-stars

    PLAYER OF THE YEAR Kiara Porter, Tabb, senior At the Group AA state meet, Porter won the 300-meter race, finished second in the 55 meters and anchored Tabb's winning 1,600-meter relay team. Her best time of 39.41 in the 300 was the second-best in the...
  • Virginia Duals a local sporting fixture

    Thirty-one years after a handful of local wrestling enthusiasts decided to stage a combination fund-raiser and college audition, the Virginia Duals continue chugging along. For one weekend each January, the Hampton Coliseum becomes a kind of wrestling...
  • Lynn, Carner pace Peninsula District efforts at Eastern Region swim meet

    NORFOLK – When Garret Lynn toes the edge of the starting block before a race, there's always a fair amount of pressure creating motivation for him. Part of his drive is a product of just the way he's wired. Another part of it he can blame on his...
  • Previews of Eastern Region games involving Peninsula District teams

    BOYS KECOUGHTAN (14-10) AT NANSEMOND RIVER (20-5) WHEN: 8 p.m. WHERE: Nansemond River High, Suffolk. THE BUZZ: The Warriors vs. the Warriors. Nansemond River won the Southeastern District regular-season title but lost to Oscar Smith in the...
  • Community news: Level 10 Junior Olympic National Championships start Friday at Hampton Roads Convention Center

    It's almost showtime for the most-prestigious USA Gymnastics junior event to take place in this area. The marquee event — the Women's Level 10 Junior Olympic National Championships — will be held Friday and Saturday at the Hampton Roads...
  • Peninsula District wins 8 events, has 3 top-four team efforts in regional track

    NEWPORT NEWS — To some observers, the Peninsula District had lost a step or two in recent years at the Eastern Region track and field meet, dropping in the individual and team standings while schools such as Western Branch, Landstown and...
  • Tabb girls win 4th straight 1,600-meter relay state championship

    Tabb's 1,600-meter relay team made it four in a row Saturday in Harrisonburg. The foursome of Leigh Ann Soistmann, Micah Hanks, Taylor Omweg and Brittni King won the event for the fourth straight state meet, running 3:57.84 to win the race by more than...
  • Inside the PD: Menchville's Nichting makes All-Eastern Region

    Menchville's Jack Nichting, who was named Peninsula District Player of the Year, was selected to the All-Eastern Region soccer team, which picked by the coaches over the weekend. Nichting was the only first-team selection. The only PD players on the...
  • Tuesday's 6/19 local calendar (updated Monday PM)

    BASEBALL International League: Buffalo at Norfolk, 7:15 Eastern League: Richmond at Trenton, 7:05 Coastal Plain League: Peninsula Pilots at Edenton, 7 American Legion: Hampton Post 31 vs. Gloucester Post 75 (at Gloucester High), 7 HIGH SCHOOLS Boys...