| Nov 25, 2010
| 5:26 PM
Not that it's here, as everyone knew it would be, it's time to ask: How much has changed in 35 days?
On Oct. 22, the regular-season game between Phoebus and Hampton was expected to be a down-to-the-wire struggle between two teams with explosive...
| Nov 26, 2010
| 7:55 PM
Earlier in the week, Hampton coach Mike Smith declared Daquan Romero to be Phoebus' best receiver. It didn't matter to him that Romero had caught six passes all season.
And with the Eastern Region Division 5 championship on the line, Smith knew Romero...
| Nov 26, 2010
| 8:05 PM
When Jordan Roby saw the ball hit the ground on Tyree Lee's 31st and final carry of the night, an instantaneously sick feeling came over him.
"I saw the fumble," Phoebus' senior quarterback said. "The season flashed before my eyes."
Not just the season....
| Nov 27, 2010
| 4:20 PM
In recent years, the Phoebus football team has been recognized as one of the best in the state.
But those athletes are not the only ones from Phoebus with aspirations of the state hardware.
The girls track team finished second in the outdoor state...
| Nov 29, 2010
| 2:16 PM
Hampton High quarterback David Watford wanted to finish his senior season with a state championship, but he isn't wasting any time moving on with the next phase of his life.
After weighing his options, Watford has decided to finish his academic...
| Nov 30, 2010
| 2:34 PM
During its 2009 state championship run, Phoebus lived dangerously. Five of the Phantoms' 15 wins were decided by five points or fewer. And two of those games went to overtime.
This year's follow-up, however, was looking more like the Phoebus steamroll of...
| Dec 2, 2010
| 12:51 PM
Leaning back in his chair one afternoon, Phoebus coach Stan Sexton allows himself to consider the alternative. What if, he ponders, tailback Tyree Lee averaged 25 carries a game? Can you imagine?
"He might be closing in on 3,000 yards right now,"...
| Dec 8, 2010
| 2:20 PM
Tyree Lee hit the milestone in his 12th game of the season. And as Phoebus boarded the bus for the short ride back to the school from Darling Stadium, the celebration was in high gear.
For Lee, who became only the sixth back in Peninsula District history...
| Dec 10, 2010
| 2:19 PM
PHOEBUS (14-0) VS. STONE BRIDGE (14-0)
WHAT: Group AAA Division 5 final.
WHERE: Scott Stadium, Charlottesville.
TV: Cox 11
WHEN PHOEBUS HAS THE BALL: The Phantoms have been moving the ball lately, but their problem has been turnovers....
| Dec 14, 2010
| 7:23 PM
A small group of Phoebus football players allegedly stole personal items from Battlefield players between games at the Group AAA championship in Charlottesville on Saturday.
Ken Tilley, the executive director of the Virginia High School League, said he...
| Dec 15, 2010
| 12:14 PM
All: I want to personally apologize on behalf of my team.
What happened has embarrassed and humiliated this team, Phoebus High School, Hampton City School and Eastern Region of VA.
I take full responsibility for the actions of my team. Immediate...
| Dec 15, 2010
| 5:54 PM
On the bus ride home from winning the program's third consecutive state championship, Phoebus' football team was in a somber mood. Some kids had their headphones on, others were chatting. But the unbridled joy you'd expect after a 36-17 waxing of Stone...