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Lawsuit seeks $350K for injuries in game of tag in Chesapeake gym class  WAVY-TV

Local education officials have been sued over a game of tag played in gym class by a student who says it caused him serious long-term injuries.



Indian River football could be Class 5 title sleeper  WAVY-TV

CHESAPEAKE (WAVY) - Indian River High School has always had the talent, and has always been a tough outting for any team in the area. The Braves, 8-4 a ...



He quarterbacked Oscar Smith to the state championship game. On Saturday, he'll face them.  Virginian-Pilot

Dominique Brooks gets the rare opportunity to play on both sides of a bitter rivalry on Saturday. Oscar Smith is ranked No. 1 in South Hampton Roads, Indian ...



Indian River tops arch rival Oscar Smith for the first time in 20 years  WAVY-TV

CHESAPEAKE (WAVY) - Quarterback Dominique Brooks took a knee as the final seconds ticked away, and Indian River High School celebrated a win it had ...



Chesapeake teen needs kidney transplant to save his life  WTKR News 3

A Chesapeake teenager is hoping for a holiday miracle. Seventeen-year-old Myles Grate desperately needs a new kidney to save his life. The Indian River High ...



Threat prompts increased police presence at Indian River High Friday  WAVY-TV

Though police don't believe the threat is credible, Officer Leo Kosinski with Chesapeake police says it is being taken seriously.



Chesapeake schools confirm fight at Indian River High  WAVY-TV

Spokeswoman Kellie Goral said three individuals from another local school district went into the Indian River High without permission.



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Whatever happened to ... Longtime Indian River High principal James Frye, who inspired an "SNL" character?  Virginian-Pilot

James Frye was the beloved principal of Indian River High for 27 years. Comedian Jay Pharoah, a school alum, even created a "Saturday Night Live" character ...



23 local schools listed among ‘2018’s Best High Schools’  WTKR News 3

Of the 28813 public schools in 50 states and the District of Columbia, 103 Virginia high schools were nationally recognized.



Lawsuit seeks $350K for injuries in game of tag at Virginia school  8News

Virginia education officials have been sued over a game of tag played in gym class by a student who says it caused him serious long-term injuries. . News ...



Teens arrested after Indian River High School fight  WAVY-TV

Chesapeake police say they have arrested two 16-year-old boys and have identified a third teen accused of a fight at Indian River High School.



Tennessee offers four-stars from St. Louis, Virginia  247Sports

First-year Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt's staff handed out new scholarship offers Thursday to a few more prospects in the 2019 class. Four-star wide receiver ...



Indian River High students honor "Norfolk 17" and other local civil rights figures  Virginian-Pilot

"You were foot soldiers of freedom," history teacher Craig Blackman said to 11 honorees at Indian River High Thursday night. It was the culmination of a ...



Talented Youth Boosts Virginia Tech's Team Talent Composite  247Sports

Looking at Virginia Tech's 247Sports Team Talent Composite.



2017 Teachers of the Year honored in Chesapeake  wtkr.com

Chesapeake Public Schools recently honored the 2017 Teachers of the Year during a ceremony at Indian River High School.



After 45 years, Ivory is clean of waste management  Virginian-Pilot

Jerry Ivory, an institution at the City of Chesapeake where he has worked for 45 years, is retired as waste management superintendent, as of July 1.



High school bands from region gather for competition at Chesapeake's Indian River High  Virginian-Pilot

Eleven area marching bands converged at Indian River High School on Nov. 5 to show what they can do at the 2016 Tidewater Festival of Marching Bands.



The Pilot's annual fall bazaar guide has arrived  Virginian-Pilot

FALL HAS ARRIVED, and that means it's time for craft shows and festivals. It also means The Pilot's annual bazaar guide is here to help you locate your latest ...



Chesapeake High Schools orientation schedules announced | Public Schools  Virginian-Pilot

HIGH SCHOOLS ORIENTATION AND OPEN HOUSE SCHEDULE.



Chesapeake teacher Holli Floyd recognized at Barnes & Noble's "My Favorite Teacher" essay contest  Virginian-Pilot

Alexis Davis, an eighth-grade student at Indian River Middle School, wrote the winning essay, nominating Floyd, her math teacher, for the honor.



Family, friends warmly recall Chesapeake teen killed in holiday weekend crash  Virginian-Pilot

Kendra Fitchett, 18, and Brandon Riddick, 21, both died in a car crash over the holiday weekend.



Signing Day: Virginia Football Class of 2019 Recruits, Bios  JerryRatcliffe.com

The UVA football program signed 20 student-athletes to National Letters of Intent (NLI) for the 2019-20 academic school year.



Gophers Welcome Kasiski for 2018-19  Gophersports.com

The University of Minnesota has added Garrett Kasiski to the class of 2022, head coach Mike Burns announced Monday. Kasiski joins David Pochinka, Ben ...



Chesapeake Sheriff's Office mentors kids through annual football camp  Virginian-Pilot

The words integrity, discipline and work ethic were written on signs at the Colon L. Hall Stadium as kids from local schools attended the three-day STAR Football ...



U.S. history students study and honor Virginia’s Native American tribes  Virginian-Pilot

Students at Indian River High School recently spotlighted 11 Native American tribes in Virginia – Chickahominy, Eastern Chickahominy, Nottoway, Patowomeck, ...



Boys volleyball | Top 10 teams in South Hampton Roads  Virginian-Pilot

The top 10 boys volleyball teams for South Hampton Roads, selected by Ray Nimmo.



3 dead in 4 alarm fire at senior living complex in Chesapeake  13newsnow.com

Crews battled a heavy fire at a senior living complex that killed 3 and injured 6 Saturday morning.



Virginia football coach Bronco Mendenhall learned from last season's early signing period  The Daily Progress

Virginia football coach Bronco Mendenhall admitted he was caught off guard last season by the impact the debut of the NCAA's early signing period had on the ...



Chesapeake Civic Chorus harmonies sure to beat away the winter blues  Virginian-Pilot

What better way to lift one's spirits during the winter doldrums than hearing voices united in glorious harmony. That happens Sunday, Jan. 28, at 4 p.m. at St.



Chesapeake council approves development on Kempsville Road, waives fees for storm-related repairs  Virginian-Pilot

Chesapeake Development Holdings LLC plans to build Kempsville Road Retreat II, a community for adults ages 55 and older, in the 1200 block of Kempsville ...



Chesapeake program provides career training for students with disabilities  Virginian-Pilot

Chesapeake Public Schools Project SEARCH is a school-to-work transition program for students with developmental disabilities that takes place entirely at ...



Virginia defensive tackle gets offer from Tennessee  247Sports

Three-star junior defensive tackle Ben Smiley of Indian River High School in Chesapeake, Va., posted Wednesday afternoon on his Twitter account that he ...



Four-star defensive lineman commits to Virginia  The Daily Progress

Four-star defensive lineman Ben Smiley gave the Cavaliers his verbal commitment Sunday morning — just hours after a 16-13 win over nationally ranked Miami ...



Power Five commitment recap: Oct. 13-19  247Sports

The early signing period for college football is just a few months away, but the 2019 recruiting cycle is already in full swing as plenty of talented prospects are ...



Hand in the dirt: Once resistant to the idea, Virginia's Peace thriving as an ACC linebacker  The Daily Progress

Growing up, Virginia linebacker Chris Peace just wanted to play on the offensive side of the ball.



4 in custody after Norfolk police chase ends in Chesapeake  WAVY-TV

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) -- Four people are in custody, and a fifth remains on the loose, following a police chase Wednesday morning that started in Norfolk ...



NFL player James Anderson donates to Chesapeake teachers' wish lists  Virginian-Pilot

James Anderson, an NFL player and actor, recently flash-funded several Chesapeake school projects at Treakle Elementary, Thurgood Marshall Elementary, ...



Schools announce snow makeup days across Hampton Roads  13newsnow.com

NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- School districts across Hampton Roads and northeastern North Carolina saw several days of closures following January winter storms ...



A handrail and a SMILE help Chesapeake teen with brain tumor  Virginian-Pilot

Until 2010, Nijel Myers led a normal life. Then he received the diagnosis he still battles: a brain tumor.



Families remember boyfriend, girlfriend killed in crash in Chesapeake  13newsnow.com

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WVEC ) -- State police identified two people who died in a car crash Sunday afternoon along Route 58.



Track | Southeastern District meet results | 757Teamz Track & Field  Virginian-Pilot

Track results from Southeastern District regular-season meet.



Kempsville, Princess Anne boys win Atlantic Conference soccer semifinals  Virginian-Pilot

Kempsville's crushing counterattack overwhelmed Indian River in an Atlantic Conference boys soccer semifinal Monday. The Chiefs (10-5-1) beat the Braves 3-1 ...



A Chesapeake Eagle Scout rescued his elderly neighbor. Now, he's being honored for his response.  Virginian-Pilot

When Eagle Scout Ryan La Londe heard his elderly neighbor's cry for help, the 18-year-old Indian River High School graduate was prepared to quickly respond ...



Chesapeake native Alonzo Mourning to receive NCAA Silver Anniversary Award  wtkr.com

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Alonzo Mourning, who starred at Chesapeake's Indian River High School, is one of six former athletes who will receive the NCAA Silver ...



Western Branch students add a blue heron sculpture to their school  Virginian-Pilot

The artist who is known for working on Norfolk's mermaids gave Chesapeake's Blue Heron Project a boost by creating a blue heron at Western Branch Middle ...



Living in Hampton Roads: Famous people, places & things  Daily Press

People, places and things that make Hampton Roads famous: Presidents, celebrities and more.



Chesapeake's got talent - and it was recently on display at the 2017 Arts Alive! competition  Virginian-Pilot

Forty-one students, ages 12 to 19, performed in the disciplines of strings, vocal, dance, visual arts, brass, percussion, piano, winds and the newest addition, ...



What's happening in Sussex, Rehoboth, at the beach  Delmarva Daily Times

Updates on the Delaware Beaches, Rehoboth Beach and other cities and towns within Sussex County will be added to this page each week.



Adidas offering to change Native American mascots at schools around Hampton Roads  wtkr.com

The Kecoughtan High School Warriors, Indian River High School Braves, Kempsville High School Chiefs - what do all 3 of these schools have in common?



Jay Pharaoh comes home to Chesapeake  The Virginian-Pilot

Jay Pharoah was a fat kid. To make matters worse, his after-school job was at Golden Corral, where he dumped seemingly endless amounts of food into pans ...



Prep notebook: Woodbridge's Antoine Sampah receives five-star rating from Rivals; Potomac relay team wins national title  Inside NoVA

Rivals released its latest rankings for the class of 2020 Tuesday and listed Woodbridge linebacker Antoine Sampah as the nation's No. 12 prospect.



Chesapeake's Teacher of the Year recalls the words that changed his life  Virginian-Pilot

A simple lunch with a college professor changed the course of Jahkari Taylor's life. The professor felt that Taylor, a then-student at Christopher Newport ...



Chesapeake native Jay Pharoah talks about his firing from SNL  Virginian-Pilot

Chesapeake native and former Saturday Night Live player Jay Pharoah was known for breaking out uncanny impressions of the likes of Jay-Z, Morgan Freeman ...



Family members talk about victims of single-car accident  WAVY-TV

Family members say Brandon Riddick and Kendra Fitchett were friends who loved each other.



How quickly can Devon Hunter see playing time?  Virginia Tech Collegiate Times

Devon Hunter, the biggest star of Tech's 2017 recruiting class, is finally in Blacksburg and ready to show why he was such a highly touted recruit.



Tennessee football recruiting: Vols offer two prospects for 2019, one for 2021  FanSided

Tennessee football offered three more prospects after the Volunteers secured a huge pickup Friday afternoon. One was for 2021.



Meet the 200 Virginians in the military who have died since 9/11  Virginian-Pilot

Since the Sept. 11 terror attacks, 200 people from Virginia have died while supporting military operations in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan. The Virginian-Pilot is ...



Virginia Tech football has best signing day since 2013, even with a few misses  The Washington Post

Coach Justin Fuente started his second year at Virginia Tech as solidly as he finished his first. Armed with a 10-4 record in his inaugural season along with an ...



It's here! The annual Fall Bazaar Guide  Virginian-Pilot

Fall HAS ARRIVED, and that means it's time for craft shows and festivals. It also means The Pilot's annual bazaar guide is here to help you locate your latest and.



ACCESS College Foundation, 30 years | 2018 milestone anniversary  Virginian-Pilot

Founded: 1988 by Frank Batten Sr. and Joshua P. Darden Jr. Headquarters: 7300 Newport Ave., Suite 500, Norfolk. The business: ACCESS College Foundation ...



Virginia Tech football: Tavante Beckett suspended indefinitely  Gobbler Country

The Virginia Tech Hokies suspended sophomore linebacker Tavante Beckett indefinitely on Monday. According to the team-released statement, Beckett is ...



What you should know about the 2016 boys basketball season  Virginian-Pilot

We preview the upcoming boys basketball season in South Hampton Roads, including top teams and players to watch.



Hunter ranks near the top for Virginia Tech All-Time Recruits  CBS sports.com

(Chesapeake, Va.) – Devon Hunter ended the drama of his recruitment by committing to Virginia Tech on Friday night at Indian River High School. Hunter was a ...



Robert Moore, Portsmouth Economic Development director | First person  Virginian-Pilot

In September, Moore became Portsmouth's director of economic development. His previous professional experience in Hampton Roads includes working in ...



Devon Hunter Announces Commitment to Virginia Tech  TechSideline.com

Virginia Tech added received a commitment from safety Devon Hunter on Friday night, their top target for the Class of 2017.



Virginia Tech linebacker Beckett faces marijuana charges,...  WSLS

Virginia Tech linebacker Tavante Beckett was arrested Monday and charged with conspiracy to distribute marijuana, a class 5 felony and possession of ...



Former ODU hoops star Frank Hassell making a name in Europe  Virginian-Pilot

The key to a successful overseas basketball career, Frank Hassell said, is in learning how to be “comfortably uncomfortable.” You're far from home.



Portsmouth's new booster-in-chief is weary of negative talk about the city  Virginian-Pilot

The city's booster-in-chief wants everyone here to be a little bit nicer when they talk about Portsmouth. Since taking over as economic development director last ...



Hampton Roads players look to help continue William & Mary's run  Virginian-Pilot

Their minds sufficiently blown by their unlikely accomplishment, William & Mary's baseball players roll into this weekend's NCAA Charlottesville Regional with ...



Virginia Tech target Devon Hunter moves back decision date  Gobbler Country

Devon Hunter, Virginia Tech's top remaining target for the class of 2017, announced on Tuesday he was pushing his decision back into January. Originally ...



Tuesday's roundup | Norfolk Collegiate boys hold off Bishop Sullivan  The Virginian-Pilot

BOYS BASKETBALL. Norfolk Collegiate 64,. Bishop Sullivan 53. Kyonze Chavis scored a team-high 19 points and the No. 3 Oaks used a 7-0 run midway ...



Friday's wrestling roundup | First Colonial on the chase in 6A; Salem rolling in 5A  Virginian-Pilot

6A South Region tournament. Oscar Smith's Barry Carpenter pinned First Colonial's Seth Halman in 5 minutes, 28 seconds in a 170-pound quarterfinal Friday at ...



Moore stands out for size, leadership at Nansemond-Suffolk  Virginian-Pilot

At 6-foot-3 and 250 pounds, Keshaun Moore stands out for obvious reasons. The senior linebacker/fullback was the largest player on Nansemond-Suffolk ...



Virginia Tech football recruiting 2017: A look at some of the Hokies’ top prospects and where they stand  Gobbler Country

National Signing Day is just weeks away and Virginia Tech looks to finish with its best class in years. Currently, the Hokies have commitments from 21 athletes ...



041509 ::: PIRATE TIME MACHINE ::: DAN GONZALEZ ::: Standout QB Stands Out After Football [fb]  Bonesville

Bonesville Feature Writer Ron Cherubini Takes Fans on Another Voyage from the Present to the Past and Back Again in the Pirate Time Machine.



Virginia Tech Target Devon Hunter Reveals Top 11  InsideTheACC.com

Hunter, who is the top prospect in the state according to our very own Chris Coleman, attended Junior Day at Virginia Tech. Hunter intercepted three passes last ...



Jeff Capel's ALS diagnosis has made son Jason realize "how fragile life is"  Virginian-Pilot

Since announcing that Jeff Capel Jr. has ALS, Duke University has raised more than $100000 in his name to try to find a cure for the progressive, fatal disease.



2014 University of Virginia Football Recruits  Southwest Times

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia football program signed 15 student-athletes to a National Letters of Intent (NLI) for the 2014-15 academic school year ...



Virginia Tech Battle at Bristol Uniforms Revealed  InsideTheACC.com

Virginia Tech target Devon Hunter revealed the Hokies' Battle at Bristol uniforms on Twitter Saturday night, and that started the debate.



Opinion: JMU not as welcoming as you think  The Breeze

Being a minority at JMU has been one of the most difficult parts about being away at college. I am not a part of the LGBT community nor am I.



Buford Middle School Architectural Project Earns State Award  NBC 29 News

Five school architectural projects, including the Buford Engineering Design Academy at Buford Middle School, have earned state awards.



Not all health jobs require a medical degree: Some take less than four years of post secondary ed  Virginian-Pilot

The Virginia Department of Health Professions created a website that highlights 11 licensed health-care jobs that require less than four years of post-secondary ...



Freshmen Girls National Indoor Rankings: Jordan Sales Approaching Sub 7 In 55 Dash  milesplit.com

Check out the top 100 freshmen girls national indoor rankings by event as of December 26th. Jordan Sales of J.H. Rose (NC) is already approaching sub 7 ...



At Stihl summer camp, manufacturing is a hands-on experience  Virginian-Pilot

“Hello, muddah. Hello, faddah. Here I am at ...” Stihl Manufacturing Technology Summer Camp? There are no hikes, canoeing, poison ivy or bon fires at the ...



Virginia Tech Recruiting Update: Hokies Host Dozens for Junior Day  TechSideline.com

Virginia Tech recruiting was busy this weekend, hosting many of their top targets on Sunday for the Hokies' first Junior Day of the year.



Postscript | Bishop Clarence V. Russell Sr., 1933 -2017  Virginian-Pilot

When Bishop Clarence V. Russell died on July 8, he left behind his son and grandson to continue his legacy in the ministry.



Tina's Heart | 16-year-old Tina Buck endured 3 months of waiting for a transplant. Suddenly it was time.  Virginian-Pilot

"I don't want to die!" Tina sobbed in her mother's embrace, a hug as warm as three IV pumps and a chest catheter would allow. You're not going to die, the ...



Job Corps turns 50 today. Here are four people the program helped.  Washington Post

Job Corps celebrates its 50th anniversary on Wednesday, marking a half century as one of the nation's largest career-training networks for low-income youths.



Police officer Terrance Howell turned in his badge to follow his passion  Virginian-Pilot

Terrance Howell was working as a police officer when he had an encounter with a stranger which ultimately changed his life. “I was serving subpoenas door to ...



Hurricane Irene makes landfall - Photo 1 - Pictures  CBS News

Massive storm strikes North Carolina as it moves northwards toward New York City, New England.



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