| Jun 25, 2014
| 2:05 PM
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...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 12:16 PM
RICHMOND - The Commonwealth Transportation Board approved its six-year construction plan Wednesday, laying out more than $13 billion worth of road and rail projects planned between now and 2020.
The plan includes money to widen I-64 on the peninsula,...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 1:30 PM
In 28 years of Daily Press All-Stars, sibling Players of the Year have been relatively rare. Before this spring, there were only six sets.
Their ranks have swollen to eight this spring. Poquoson baseball player Chase Pinder matched 2010 baseball...
| Jun 29, 2014
Derek Holdsworth laughed at the thought.
"I really hate losing," the Lafayette star said. "When my coaches say 'Derek will challenge anybody at anything,' they're right. I like to see what my body can do."
Said his coach, Mel Jones: "He'll race the...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 10:25 AM
Ben Moore has a scientific explanation for his decision to follow longtime friend Dennis Koutoufas as Menchville’s boys’ basketball coach.
“This is the way I look at it, and I couldn’t do this if I didn’t look at it this...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 5:50 PM
The Hampton Cup Regatta will celebrate its 89th anniversary when the hydroplane-racing attraction returns to Mill Creek in Hampton from Aug. 1-3.
This year’s regatta will serve as host to the Eastern Nationals, with more than 75 hydroplane boats...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 12:09 PM
Bees do it. Butterflies do it. Moths do it.
In fact, lots of insects pollinate our flowers and edibles.
That's why National Pollinator Week – June 16-23 – is so important. The week spotlights the significant role that pollinators play in...
| May 12, 2014
| 3:37 PM
Dennis Koutoufas, who has spent 29 seasons in the Peninsula District at three different schools, has resigned as head basketball coach at Menchville.
Koutoufas said he is leaving so he can spend more time with his grandchildren, triplets who were...
| May 14, 2014
| 2:09 PM
Woodside 5, Kecoughtan 4
Indian River 6, Hampton 4
Lakeland 16, Phoebus 6
Grassfield 10, Bethel 2
Gloucester 12, Hickory 2
Great Bridge 11, Menchville 8, 9 innings
Nansemond River 16, Heritage 1
Jamestown 12, Warhill 2
Lakeland 16, Phoebus 6...
| May 15, 2014
| 7:21 AM
NEWPORT NEWS — THRIVE Peninsula has been around for more than 40 years, but it's also brand new.
The faith-based nonprofit aid organization was formerly known as Denbigh United Christian Outreach. It is a collaboration between local churches and...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 3:16 PM
WILLIAMSBURG — Even when he’s on the field, coaching has almost become a natural reaction for Legacy 76 midfielder Jamie Gunderson.
It’s hard to blame Gunderson. After two years of roaming the sidelines as an assistant coach with the...
| May 16, 2014
| 11:18 AM
Western Branch 8, Kecoughtan 0
Grassfield 9, Woodside 1
Lakeland 9, Denbigh 8
MENCHVILLE 4, WARWICK 0
Warwick 000 000 0 — 0 5 2
Menchville 110 101 x — 4 6 1
WP: Joseph Tuzzolo (7-2). LP: Christian Sola. Standouts: Warwick,...