| 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...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 5:25 PM
HAMPTON — Phoebus' Carolyn Brown and Bethel's Maya Moore won individual titles as representatives of the Peninsula District in Saturday's Group AAA state track championships, held at the Boo Williams Sports Complex.
Quickly emerging as a young...
| Mar 10, 2012
| 7:43 PM
It was his 52nd birthday in the fall of 2001 and Portsmouth vascular surgeon Dilip Sarkar didn't feel well. He felt inexplicably tired and slightly nauseous. He called a cardiologist friend who told him to meet him at the emergency room. The next day he...
| Mar 17, 2012
| 3:17 PM
TOP TEAMS: Gloucester, Woodside, Menchville, Kecoughtan.
TOP PLAYERS: F Sarah Watson (Woodside), D Jocelyn Evans (Woodside), F Mary Williams (Gloucester), F Delaney Doyle (Gloucester), D Cierra Griffith (Gloucester), G Cheyenne Hogge (Gloucester),...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 8:53 AM
The postseason honors keep coming for Hampton's Anthony Barber and Woodside's Adrienne Motley.
Both were chosen as Players of the Year in Group AAA by the Virginia High School Coaches Association. Barber beat out Petersburg's Frank Mason while Motley...