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Class of 2020 | The Top 50 high school football recruits in Hampton Roads  Virginian-Pilot

Each season The Virginian-Pilot comes out with its Top 50 senior football players. This year, the list will include players from the Peninsula, with help from Daily ...

Hank & Saundra Sawyer: Lake Taylor’s love tale  WTKR News 3

Coaches Hank and Saundra Sawyer, husband and wife, have combined to win five state championships at Lake Taylor High School.

Lake Taylor H.S. football team preparing for state title game, ‘life changing’ opportunity  WTKR News 3

NORFOLK, Va. - Only two local high school football teams still have a shot at at VHSL state football title: Lake Taylor in Class 4 and Phoebus in Class 3.

Kenny Brown led Lake Taylor to its only boys state basketball title. Now, he's retiring.  Virginian-Pilot

Kenny Brown retires as the Lake Taylor boys basketball coach. Brown led the Titans to the program's only state title in 2018.

Titans on top! Lake Taylor girls win VHSL Class 4 basketball crown  WTKR News 3

Lake Taylor trounces Pulaski County to win the program's fourth state championship.

Happy Holmes-coming: Vikings’ Jalyn Holmes returns to Norfolk for free football camp  WTKR News 3

Lake Taylor High School alumnus, former Ohio State standout Jalyn Holmes hosts a free football camp Saturday.

Lake Taylor HS placed on precautionary lockdown for 3 hours  WAVY-TV

Lake Taylor High School was placed on lockdown for three hours on Thursday as a precaution on Wednesday.

Police respond to shooting after football game at Lake Taylor High School  WAVY-TV

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Police responded to a shooting that happened in the parking lot of Lake Taylor High School after their football game Friday night.

What's up with the silver ribbons in Lake Taylor?  Virginian-Pilot

One reader queried to The Pilot's Glad You Asked initiative to find out why there are silver ribbons in Lake Taylor.

Javon Harvey's 211 receiving yards power Lake Taylor to 35-31 shootout win in Class 4 state semifinals  Virginian-Pilot

Lake Taylor (13-1) knocked off previously unbeaten Eastern View (13-1) to advance to the program's fourth state final in seven seasons.

Packers safety, Lake Taylor HS alum Mike Tyson hosts youth football camp  WTKR News 3

Green Bay Packers safety, and Lake Taylor High School alum, Mike Tyson is hosting his inaugural Titan Up 757 Football Camp.

Lake Taylor, Phoebus & Surry County advance to VHSL basketball state title games  WTKR News 3

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. - Four more local high school basketball teams advanced to the Virginia High School League (VHSL) state title games with victories ...

High school football: Lake Taylor too much for Maury, 49-35  WTKR News 3

Malik Newton and Lake Taylor top Maury in a rescheduled game from Friday.

News & notes from the first six days of Old Dominion fall camp 2019  Underdog Dynasty

Old Dominion practice has been full of stories so far, here are the most notable of them.

Lake Taylor's Superman — Corey Holloway — has Titans playing for another state title  Virginian-Pilot

The bespectacled Corey Holloway is a mild-mannered guy. But he doesn't play football that way. Like Clark Kent when he transforms into Superman and brings ...

Almost 1,000 students help children in need during leadership event at Kellam High  Virginian-Pilot

The Virginia High School League Student Leaders Conference ran Friday and Saturday in Virginia Beach, attracting students from across the state. One activity ...

Lake Taylor plays Woodgrove in bid for third state title since 2012  Virginian-Pilot

The Titans also won titles in 2012 (Group AAA Division 5) and 2014 (Class 4A). Woodgrove, of Loudoun County, is making its first state championship game ...

ODU adds to a large class while trying to rebound from disappointing season  Virginian-Pilot

With 27 players signed, most in December, the Monarchs will be looking for additional help from graduate transfers.

He previously committed to Virginia Tech, Maryland. On signing day, Ocean Lakes' Tank Land picked Liberty.  Virginian-Pilot

Our roundup of national signing day in South Hampton Roads: Land joined teammates Eli Snowden (Eastern Kentucky, running back), Xander Jedlick ...

Houston Texans promote Norfolk’s Mike Tyson to active roster  WTKR News 3

Former Lake Taylor standout, 2017 draft pick of Seattle is hoping to appear in his first NFL game.

VHSL football state semifinal pairings for local teams  WTKR News 3

Four local teams are one win away from playing for a state title.

VHSL basketball quarterfinals are Friday. Here's a look at each bracket for local teams.  Virginian-Pilot

All games are Friday and tickets for all games are $10. State semifinals and championship games are next week.

Norfolk Public Schools responds to complaints of bugs and moldy food at Lake Taylor High

Norfolk Public Schools has responded in length after multiple reports of bed bugs and moldy cafeteria food have surfaced over the past several weeks.

Lake Taylor's Javon Harvey relies on faith to overcomes life's obstacles  Virginian-Pilot

Javon Harvey knows he's been blessed. On Friday, the Lake Taylor senior will lead the Titans against unbeaten Lafayette in the Class 4 Region A championship ...

Lake Taylor nips King's Fork 48-46 for Class 4 Region A girls basketball title  Virginian-Pilot

King's Fork missed a three-point try as time expired, allowing Lake Taylor to escape with the championship.

Norfolk educators prepare for new year with a field day WVEC

More than 5000 faculty and staff at Norfolk Public Schools are getting energized and doing it as a team with a Field Day at Lake Taylor High School.

Norfolk native Tommy Graves reflects on journey from ‘career-ending injury’ to Super Bowl XIV champion  WTKR News 3

NORFOLK, Va. - Tommy Graves was a triple threat at Lake Taylor High School. He played basketball, ran track & field, but his forte was in football. Norfolk native ...

Candlelight vigil held for Norfolk high school student who was shot and killed  WTKR News 3

A candlelight vigil was held for Keshawn Alexander, 19, after being shot to death on February 6.

Holmes-grown: Vikings’ Jalyn Holmes hosts football camp in his hometown of Norfolk  WTKR News 3

Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle, and Lake Taylor High School alumnus, Jalyn Holmes returns home to host a youth football camp.

Family, Norfolk school in shock after 19-year-old Lake Taylor High senior is shot and killed  Virginian-Pilot

Keshawn Alexander died trying to protect his sister, relatives and friends said.

Lake Taylor, Norcom ready for Eastern District title fight as other contenders emerge  Virginian-Pilot

The Eastern District bulls-eye has been etched on Lake Taylor for years now. But good luck to the rest of the district this season.

Four area schools playing in football state semifinals on Saturday  WAVY-TV

Ocean Lakes, Maury, Lake Taylor and Phoebus will represent Hampton Roads in the high school football state semifinals.

Lake Taylor's first graduating class plans "Medicare Ball" as graduates turn 65  Virginian-Pilot

Attention, Lake Taylor High School Class of '69! Nanci Campbell Tatem is looking for you – but not for the typical reunion. The theme will be “The Age of ...

The Locker Room Show | September 21  WTKR News 3

In a Friday Football Frenzy edition of the Locker Room show, Wink and Mitch feature nine high school football games from around Hampton Roads.

PHOTOS: Norfolk inmates perform snow cleanup at Lake Taylor High School

Norfolk Sheriff's Office Inmate Work Crews are helping the City of Norfolk bounce back from this winter storm, according to the Norfolk Sheriff's Office. Crews are ...

Norfolk school board to hear proposals to merge schools and change zones  Virginian-Pilot

Other proposals would mean big changes for Maury and Booker T. high schools, including costly new buildings.

Former Lake Taylor football player Walton shot, killed in Ariz.  Virginian-Pilot

Derrius Walton, a former Lake Taylor High School football player, was shot and killed early Saturday morning in Scottsdale, Ariz. Walton was a freshman at ...

With an eye on dropout rates, Chesapeake is starting an alternative high school  Virginian-Pilot

The program will debut this September with about 50 at-risk students going to classes at night. "We really need a place where we can put these kids who fall ...

Lake Taylor's Seabron named 2018 All-Tidewater Boys Basketball Player of the Year  Virginian-Pilot

Dereon Seabron averaged nearly 26 points a game during the postseason, including 24 points and nine rebounds in the Class 4 state championship.

Norfolk Public Schools awarded Department of Defense grant WVEC

The Norfolk Public Schools were awarded a college readiness program grant from the Department of Defense.

Local karate champion brings home two gold medals from international competition on Coast Live  WTKR News 3

Glen Spence from Applied Martial Arts Academy in Virginia Beach just returned from Europe where he became the Global Stick and Blade Alliance World ...

Former students help owner celebrate 40 years of Golden Slippers Dance Academy  Virginian-Pilot

More than 50 former students will return for a 40th anniversary celebration on stage during the recitals June 14 and 16 at Chrysler Hall, where they'll join more ...

Dealing with tragedy: 5 Norfolk students, faculty died in 3 months WVEC

NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- Norfolk Public Schools have lost 3 students and 2 faculty members over the course of three months. Clinical psychologist Dr. Janelle ...

Norfolk pulls the plug on Friday night lights  Washington Post

David White was smoking a cigarette when he arrived at the home of his friend Jamal Hamilton on the last Friday in September, looking for a ride to that night's ...

Some Norfolk schools are overcrowded, while others have plenty of space. But making changes won't be easy.  Virginian-Pilot

Enrollment at some schools is plummeting, while creeping upward elsewhere. Meanwhile, a growing number of buildings are aging out of their useful lifespan, ...

Photos | Lake Taylor and Norfolk Collegiate compete in high school basketball playoffs  Virginian-Pilot

Lake Taylor played Smithfield in a VHSL boys basketball playoff game Tuesday night. Norfolk Collegiate took on Walsinham in a TCIS playoff game.

Western Branch, Princess Anne, Lake Taylor, Surry County to play for VHSL state basketball titles

Nine area teams played in VHSL state semifinals Tuesday, with five advancing to state championship games.

Man receives sentence in fatal Norfolk shooting  WAVY-TV

A man who pleaded guilty to charge in a 2018 Norfolk shooting that left a teenager dead has been sentenced.

Which South Hampton Roads high school has claimed more athlete of the year awards than any other?  Virginian-Pilot

Lake Taylor's Malik Newton and Western Branch's Shadajah Ballard this week were named The Virginian-Pilot's Male Athlete of the Year and Female Athlete of ...

2017 757Teamz boys basketball preview  Virginian-Pilot

Leading off our preseason top 10 rankings is Lake Taylor, which is hoping to forget some bad memories from the end of last season.

Norfolk has been pulling struggling students out of classes before they can take the SOL tests  Virginian-Pilot

"Recycling" students delays kids with low grades from taking the state-required tests. School officials say it helps them improve, but critics say it manipulates ...

The homegrown secret to Norfolk students' success in music classes  Virginian-Pilot

More than a dozen teachers across the school system grew up and went to school here.

Freedom hosts perennial state power Lake Taylor in first big test of the season  Inside NoVA

With an opening in its schedule, Freedom head coach Darryl Overton sought a challenge and found one in Lake Taylor.

Man serves less than a year for “warning shot” that killed 19-year-old Norfolk student  Virginian-Pilot

On Friday, a judge sentenced Joseph Burke Jr. to six months — less than he's already served — for the death of Ke'Shawn Alexander. A prosecutor called a ...

Only on 10: Norfolk superintendent discusses tragedies impacting division  WAVY-TV

Since the start of the year there have been at least four separate tragedies that are impacting Norfolk Public Schools.

Lake Taylor's defense stymies No. 5 Norcom in Greyhounds' first loss  Virginian-Pilot

Lake Taylor turned the game in its favor – by making a mistake. The Titans knocked off No. 5 Norcom 20-2 on Friday night at Lake Taylor to deal the Greyhounds ...

Maury shows poise, gets payback in upset of top-ranked Lake Taylor  Virginian-Pilot

When Maury and Lake Taylor played in early December, several Commodore s went to social media to talk about how they were going to beat the Titans.

Suspect charged after deadly Norfolk shooting  WTKR News 3

A suspect is in custody after a deadly shooting in the 1300 block of Olinger Street Tuesday night.

Longtime high school coach Ken Whitley says student and mother assaulted him  Virginian-Pilot

Longtime high school coach Ken Whitley was injured and briefly hospitalized Monday night after a run-in with a high school basketball player and his mother at ...

High school football: Lake Taylor defeats Courtland in state semifinal

Final: Lake Taylor 47, Courtland 33. Cougars' run ends in Group 4A state semifinals.

Audience: Jalyn Holmes Youth Football Camp

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – Our studio audience today was from How She Gone Eat and Option 2, and they're here to tell us about the Jalyn Holmes Youth ...

“This will not define us”: At Virginia Beach memorial service, sadness and resilience  Virginian-Pilot

At the *service*, leaders of the Christian, Jewish and Muslim communities offered prayers. Performers sang “Amazing Grace.” A high school wind ensemble ...

Counting Down The Irish — Darnell Ewell  247Sports

Coming out of Lake Taylor High School in Norfolk, Va. in 2017, Darnell Ewell was considered one of the top interior defensive linemen in the country.

Norfolk man to serve 25 years for murdering friend near Booker T. football game  Virginian-Pilot

A judge decided 21-year-old Carnell Vaughan should serve 25 years in prison for murdering his friend in 2012 after a high school football game.

Take a look at how Hampton Roads represented in the past 49 Super Bowls!

The Super Bowl High School Honor Roll celebrates the high schools and communities that have contributed to Super Bowl history.

Seabron growing on and off the basketball court at MMA  Northern Virginia Daily

WOODSTOCK -- Dereon Seabron opted to go the postgraduate basketball route out of high school to increase his stock as a college prospect. He's done so ...

Region A boys basketball tournaments start Monday. Here's what you need to know.  Virginian-Pilot

Lake Taylor and Western Branch are looking strong after each lost only one game all season.

IBQ | ACCESS College Foundation celebrates 30th anniversary  Virginian-Pilot

The organization has guided nearly 60000 students to post-secondary education.

Victim in Norfolk abduction: ‘I’m being held hostage’  WAVY-TV

Police have arrested a 26-year-old man for reportedly abducting a 24-year-old woman from a Shell Gas Station on Wednesday.

Green Run NJROTC prepares to defend Navy National title in Pensacola  WTKR News 3

The Green Run Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps is one of the best in the nation.

Ken Whitley's legacy will be defined by five decades of service as a coach and mentor  Virginian-Pilot

Ken Whitley fears the image of him crumpled into a bloody heap after an altercation with a high school student last spring is how he will be remembered.

Bed bugs found four times recently in one Norfolk high school

Maury High School's principal sent students home with a letter regarding a bed bug issue in the school.

Virginia public schools disproportionately punish black and disabled students, report says  Virginian-Pilot

As out-of-school suspensions in Virginia grew for the second year in a row, the discipline gap widened for black and disabled students, the Charlottesville-based ...

Norfolk man, a pioneer in the local funeral business, dies at age 92  Virginian-Pilot

Thomas Graves opened area's first funeral home built to expressly *service* African-American communities.

Every No. 1 football recruit in South Hampton Roads since 2004  Virginian-Pilot

A look at the No. 1 high school football recruits in South Hampton Roads since The Pilot began its yearly class rankings in 2004.

MMA's Seabron commits to NC State | Nvdaily |  Northern Virginia Daily

WOODSTOCK – Massanutten Military Academy point guard Dereon Seabron said two weeks ago, when discussing his college basketball future, that he was ...

DL commit Darnell Ewell dares to blaze his own trail at Notre Dame  Notre Dame Insider

Darnell turned down Clemson, Ohio State and Michigan in favor of ND.

Close-up: Bernard "Pee Wee" Thompson, Berkley Neighborhood Center  Virginian-Pilot

Bernard "Pee Wee" Thompson didn't want to go to Lake Taylor High School, but he had no choice. He was forced to leave Booker T. Washington High School ...

Norfolk woman created "clever" nonprofit to diversify books in school libraries  Virginian-Pilot

A woman brought up in an activist home formed a nonprofit that raises money to buy books about African American history and culture and the self-esteem of ...

Two-A-Days | After stunning an Eastern District power, Granby wants to keep the success rolling  Virginian-Pilot

Each day during preseason, we're visiting high school football practices in South Hampton Roads for a quick look at each team, including video interviews of ...

Market capitalizes on charm of Riverview Village  Virginian-Pilot

Small Norfolk community brings in visitors on the second and fourth Sundays through October.

Notebook: More freshmen arrive at Notre Dame; Darnell Ewell exits Irish roster  Notre Dame Insider

Of Notre Dame's 12 late-arriving scholarship football freshmen who get their first taste of summer school Monday, the one most worth watching, strictly for ...

Embattled City Treasurer Anthony Burfoot rose from gridiron success to City Hall prominence  The Virginian-Pilot

Anthony Burfoot played with a fire in his belly on the football field at Norfolk's Lake Taylor High School. He laid stinging hits on opponents and didn't back down ...

Kenny Alexander wants to be Norfolk’s conductor  Virginian-Pilot

A big part of Kenny Alexander's run for mayor is the people he knows, including in Richmond and Washington. A longtime state lawmaker and Norfolk native, ...

Ohio State transfer flourishes in hybrid role on JMU defense  The Breeze

With a new school and new position, JMU football's Wayne Davis is taking over in the hybrid linebacker/nickel corner position for the Dukes' defense.

Young artists shine at Hampton Roads Student Gallery competition  Virginian-Pilot

Haiden Daniels may not have won first place at this year's Hampton Roads Student Gallery, but his work did garner some interesting responses at the awards ...

VSU on the lookout for its next great running back  Richmond Free Press

Auditions for the marquee role of the next Trenton Cannon are now underway at Virginia State University. Realistically, the All-American tailback will be nearly ...

Commitment from four-star DT Darnell Ewell substantial for Notre Dame  Notre Dame Insider

Ewell would be the highest-rated DT to enroll at ND since Louis Nix.

Friends, family remember Joe Austin  Virginian-Pilot

Friends are remembering Columbus Augustus “Joe” Austin III as an “icon” who was larger-than-life, laughed a lot and loved everyone he met. Austin died of ...

Jewish Festival of Film to honor Norfolk native Stephen Furst  Virginian-Pilot

Why is the 25th Virginia Festival of Jewish Film closing on Sunday by showing the classic comedy “Animal House”? It's a tribute to Stephen Furst, the Norfolk ...

Monacan’s heart-breaking loss makes national sports news

NORFOLK, Va. -- The Monacan High School Chiefs lost their state semifinal playoffs game in heart-breaking fashion Friday night in Norfolk. "We've covered a lot ...

Death penalty on the table in Norfolk murder, sexual assault case  Virginian-Pilot

Mike Brown and Angie Lechlitner's friendship was an unlikely one that began with a friendly offer for rides to work. But someone killed Lechlitner in 2008, and ...

Meet the Notre Dame defensive tackle who also swam in high school  Indianapolis Star

SOUTH BEND — Darnell Ewell thought his first day of swim practice would be just like football.

Summer Camp Guide  Virginian-Pilot

Your helpful guide to great summer camps in Hampton Roads. You'll find camps suitable for all ages and interests - everything from outdoor activities to working ...

Virginia colleges waive application fees for College Application Week  Virginian-Pilot

All 15 of the state's public four-year colleges and universities, as well as the community colleges and seven private institutions, will be waiving their application ...

Students fold 1,000 paper cranes for special exhibit at MacArthur Memorial

NORFOLK, Va. – Virginia Beach and Norfolk students folded 1,000 paper cranes for a special exhibit at MacArthur Memorial. Students from Kemps Landing/Old ...

This Portsmouth man is about to be part of the royal family – just like his mom always said  Virginian-Pilot

Phil Dabney and Meghan Markle are cousins, whether the future duchess knows it or not.

Since Sandy Hook, a gun has been fired on school grounds nearly once a week  Los Angeles Times

There have been more than 180 shootings on school campuses that resulted in an injury or death in the U.S. since Dec. 14, 2012, when 20 children and six ...

Huguenot's Deshawn Ridley snags regional Player of the Year  Richmond Free Press

Deshawn Ridley's trek to basketball stardom hasn't always been the smoothest of rides. Twice, he was cut from his school teams — first as a seventh-grader at ...

Norfolk murderer asks for a new trial, but gets a 51-year sentence instead  Virginian-Pilot

Deante Jerrell Mitchell, 31, of the 600 block of Goff Street, was convicted of first-degree murder and a related gun charge in September 2013 after a four-day trial.

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