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Before he took ODU job, Phoebus coach took the plunge | |
NORFOLK Few coaches were more celebrated in 2008 than Phoebus High School football coach Bill Dee. He had won four state championships in the past eight years. His 28-year record as a head coach was 243-76-1. His last team was 15-0 and ranked third in the nation by
Bayside running back to announce college choice | |
Bayside running back Taquan “Smoke” Mizzell is scheduled to announce his college choice at 2 p.m. today at the high school. Widely regarded as the top South Hampton Roads player in the class of 2013, Mizzell has
Women's Basketball's Evans to Play for U.S. All-Star Team in China
Women's Basketball's Evans to Play for U.S. All-Star Team in China HARRISONBURG, Va., June 26, 2012 -- Former James Madison All-America basketball player Dawn Evans (Clarksville, Tenn./Northeast) is traveling to China with a U.S. All-Star Team.Evans (JMU '11) is on a 12-player squad that will play in the Four Nations Invitational, with the first game being played in Yancheng.
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Huge day in professional bass fishing | |
Pro bass fishermen Rick Morris and David Dudley are in the third day of their respective tour tournaments, both with hopes of making it to Day 4. And both in very different positions.
Photo gallery | OpSail 2012 Virginia Parade of Sail | |
OpSail 2012 Virginia Parade of Sail More OpSail coverage: Social media | Tweets, posts, photos and videos online Community photos | Upload your pictures to and view other users' shots Blog | The voyage to OpSail from Massachusetts Guide
ODU grad goes from hard knocks to Harvard Medical | |
NORFOLK When Devon Taylor was 2 or 3, his stepfather was murdered in their home in front of the family, apparently the result of a sports bet gone bad. They lived in a tough neighborhood in Flint, Mich., where shootings and stabbings were commonplace. Taylor's biological father was uninvolved in his life.
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LAURENS, S.C. (AP) -- A county Republican group in South Carolina wants its candidates to promise to not cheat on their spouses and not watch pornography. But the state GOP says it would be illegal to keep candidates off the ballot only because they refuse to sign the pledge.
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Consolation races offered one last chance to make 500 For Waltrip, winning the Daytona 500 is everything Race-primed Stewart ready to defend after busy offseason 2012 Media Day Recap: The lighter side from Daytona 2012 Media Day: Junior talks team chemistry, his beard Dillons in full swing, poised for another big year Being known as a Sprint Cup winner has its privileges, both tangle and intangible.
Here's to you, Mr. Robinson: Fortune, fame sure to follow | |
Tom Robinson Sports columnist for The Virginian-PilotArchive: Past columns Follow Tom: On Twitter | Blog Contact: E-mail Tom View full-size photo | Buy Pilot photos The Virginian-Pilot© February 16, 2012 Thomas Robinson is driven to greatness. Those are the mantras I recite into my bathroom mirror every morning.
Weather: Scattered showers with highs in the 50s | |
Areas of rain are likely this afternoon and this evening as a storm system pushes through the region. Ahead of the system, southeast winds are blowing 5-15 mph. Later tonight, a wind shift to the north will occur. Skies will become partly to mostly sunny tomorrow.
89-year-old gym-meister is putting us all to shame | |
AN 89-year-old man kicked my butt last month. And the month before that, and the month before that and the month before that. His name is John Dyer, and he weighs 139 pounds. Don't laugh. He could kick your butt, too. See, this is the time of year when New Year's resolutions dissolve.
After dip in popularity, seesaw is poised to rise again | |
Think about the last time you spotted a seesaw. And because I don't have all day to wait for your answer, let me tell you, it's been a while. It's been a long time since you've been reminded of the torture you endured on a seesaw or, as it's more commonly known, the most dangerous weapon on the playground.
Chesapeake names interim city manager | |
The City Council formally accepted City Manager William Harrell's resignation Tuesday night and named Deputy City Manager Amar Dwarkanath interim city manager. He will take over April 1, the day after Harrell is scheduled to step down. Last month, the Hampton Roads Transit board voted to make Harrell the organization's next CEO and president.
South Norfolk native announces bid for mayor | |
CHESAPEAKE Burnie Mansfield, a South Norfolk native, announced his intentions to fun for mayor against incumbent Mayor Alan Krasnoff at last night's South Norfolk Civic League meeting. Mansfield, who is the president of the Chesapeake Council of Civic Organizations, said he was approached by his peers to join the race.