| Sep 3, 2010
| 8:18 PM
If you're a glass-is-half-full kind of guy, you could view Poquoson's 30-10 loss to visiting Dinwiddie on Friday optimistically. The Islanders, a Division 3 team, gave larger school Dinwiddie, a Division 5 state finalist in 2008, a much tougher battle...
| Feb 19, 2011
| 7:51 PM
Fear of a wardrobe jinx didn't inhibit Christiansburg High School this weekend. And neither did anything else.
Wearing T-shirts that advertised "The Perfect 10" prior to the fact, the Blue Demons breezed to their 10th consecutive Group AA state...
| Jul 16, 2011
| 3:33 PM
With more than a decade of mining the Peninsula for potential college football talent under his belt, Virginia Tech offensive guards and center coach Curt Newsome has seen boom years in the area in terms of recruiting, and he's also experienced the lean...
| Apr 2, 2011
| 2:33 PM
PLAYER OF THE YEAR Amanda Carner, Menchville, junior Carner won the 100-yard butterfly and 500-yard freestyle in the Peninsula District meet, and won the 500 freestyle at the Eastern Region meet. She also won the 200 individual medley in the regional...
| Apr 13, 2011
| 3:44 AM
State lawmakers turned their focus to the boundaries of Virginia's 11 congressional districts briefly Tuesday before heading home for a nearly two-week break.
The House of Delegates passed maps put forward by Del. Bill Janis, R-Henrico, early Tuesday,...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 9:26 AM
Kyle Crockett has thrown 12 pitches during Virginia’s six-game run to the College World Series, those in a 13-1 rout of East Carolina.
But if the Cavaliers are to last long in Omaha, chances are the freshman from Poquoson will face a tight spot....
| Jun 23, 2011
| 7:02 AM
Virginia pitcher Kyle Crockett of Poquoson showed no ill effects from an extended layoff in his College World Series debut.
A left-hander from Poquoson, Crockett threw two innings of scoreless relief in the Cavaliers' 7-1 loss to South Carolina on...
| Sep 24, 2011
| 10:00 PM
Energy-efficient living knows no age or lifestyle, according to the Hampton Roads Green Building Council.
If you use a refrigerator, flush a toilet or wash clothes, you can learn how to use less and save more when you take the council's free, self-guided...
| Sep 24, 2011
As the crisp air introduces fall, another time of year creeps in — craft fair season.
From churches to civic groups to city festivals, crafters roam the Eastern Seaboard selling their wares, and Hampton Roads has no shortage of shopping spots....
| Sep 19, 2011
| 8:50 AM
The area being considered for wind power development off Virginia’s coast is larger than what’s proposed in Delaware and Maryland.
According to documents filed with the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement, the...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 1:22 PM
And you thought Hurricane Irene was done.
Beachgoers and boaters have reported finding mysterious gray blobs, some as large as a soccer ball, from Virginia to New York.
“They’re pretty disgusting looking,” said Cathy Hopkins of...