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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.

VHSL football state semifinal pairings for local teams  WTKR News 3

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

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.

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.

The Locker Room Show | November 23  WTKR News 3

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

Norfolk mother's children back at school after being told to leave  WAVY-TV

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) --- A Norfolk mother who applies for an out-of-district school transfer for her kids to go to Lake Taylor High School every year reached out ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

Norfolk high school student shot, killed; suspect arrested

NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- A Lake Taylor High School student was shot and killed in Norfolk on Tuesday night. Police say they have made an arrest in the ...

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.

Threats made against local schools; Norfolk police arrest student in one case

NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- In the wake of last week's deadly school shooting in Florida, many school districts are reporting an increase in threats made on social ...

Granby puts a halt to Lake Taylor's 45-game Eastern District winning streak  Virginian-Pilot

The Comets forced four turnovers in their 14-12 upset – the Titans' first district loss since 2010.

Students: Problem with cockroaches at Lake Taylor High School

NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- Lake Taylor High School was just treated for bed bugs, but now people there might have another situation on their hands. Students ...

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.

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, ...

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

Clinical psychologist Dr. Janelle Mason said grief is tough to tackle.

1 dead, suspect charged following Norfolk shooting  WAVY-TV

WAVY News Staff - NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) -- Police have a suspect in custody after a Norfolk high school senior was shot and killed Tuesday night in the ...

Gwen Green: Helping ensure ACCESS for future students  Virginian-Pilot

IF ANYONE HAD TOLD me in the fall of 1996, when I was starting ninth grade at Lake Taylor High School in Norfolk, that in 2018, I would be 11.

Norfolk Public Schools holds staff field day to gear up for new school year  WTKR News 3

Norfolk Public Schools Superintendent Melinda J. Boone will officially kick off the 2018-2019 school year by hosting a field day for new and returning faculty and ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Lake Taylor linebacker is a tackling machine  Virginian-Pilot

Diamonte Tucker-Dorsey and the Titans – 11-1 and winners of 11 straight games – are back in the championship hunt and on Friday travel to Dinwiddie (12-0) ...

Ohio State football: Safety Wayne Davis announced he will transfer  The Columbus Dispatch

Wayne Davis, a journeyman safety on the Ohio State roster, announced Thursday he will transfer.Davis, who would have been a third-year sophomore this ...

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.

Signing Day | News and notes from around South Hampton Roads  Virginian-Pilot

Norview follows state semifinal run with nearly a dozen college-bound players in a ceremony Wednesday - National Signing Day. Meanwhile two Lake Taylor ...

Parents and students upset about reported cockroaches at Norfolk school  WAVY-TV

Some Norfolk parents are upset and disgusted after they say their children found cockroaches at their high school.

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 ...

HS Football Buzz | Granby won’t rest on big win after snapping Lake Taylor's winning streak  Virginian-Pilot

Granby wants to keep the momentum going after a victory over Lake Taylor. Elsewhere, Maury prepares to retire former star Kam Chancellor's jersey and two ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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

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

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.

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.

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.

Deciding on Delmon: Hampton tabs Lake Taylor’s Williams as starting QB

Former Lake Taylor standout Delmon Williams will start at quarterback when Pirates open 2017 at Ohio University.

Norview High does its part to lift spirits of longtime coach Ken Whitley after assault  Virginian-Pilot

Longtime high school wrestling and football coach Ken Whitley, who injured last week during an altercation in Virginia Beach, had his spirits lifted Wednesday ...

Powerade 7-on-7 tournament brings out top Virginia talent

NORFOLK, Va. - For the 2nd straight year, Blazing 7-on-7 teamed up with Powerade at Lake Taylor High School for the Powerade 7-on-7 tournament series.

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.

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.

Norfolk high school football game rescheduled  USA TODAY High School Sports

NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) — The football game between Lake Taylor and Booker T. Washington high schools has now been rescheduled for Saturday, Norfolk ...

National Signing Day | Live reports from 757Teamz  Virginian-Pilot

Join us all day as we report live from signing ceremonies all across South Hampton Roads. Check back often for pictures and videos and bios on players ...

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

"We make it a point to interact with every child every day. I'm there to help them have some fun. To get paid for that, that's kind of awesome.”

NFL honors South Hampton Roads Super Bowl high schools with golden footballs  Virginian-Pilot

More than a dozen players from South Hampton Roads have played in the big game, from the first locals in Super Bowl III (Cornell Gordon and Charlie Stukes) ...

Bed bugs found at two Norfolk schools

We were made aware of two incidents of a single bed bug in a classroom at both Ruffner Academy and Lake Taylor High. Our initial investigation reveals that ...

Photo Gallery: Courtland vs. Lake Taylor, 4A State Semifinal Football

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7 Cities Pro-Am Basketball League returns to Norfolk  WAVY-TV

Fans can catch some of the top collegiate and professional players from Hampton Roads for free at Lake Taylor High School.

420-pound Norfolk wrestler 'Benjamin Banks' hopes for big money career, starting with weekend event  Virginian-Pilot

Dave Nichols is a big, gregarious, friendly guy in glasses and a polo. But when he dons a singlet, he becomes Benjamin Banks, a big, financially astute ...

Market capitalizes on charm of Riverview Village  Virginian-Pilot

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

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.

Photos | National Signing Day in Hampton Roads | 757Teamz  Virginian-Pilot

Athletes around South Hampton Roads are signing national letters of intent today. Email a photo of your ceremony to

Oscar Smith, Landstown stay 1-2, King's Fork at No. 3  Virginian-Pilot

Oscar Smith (9-1) holds on at the top heading into Friday's regular-season finale against King's Fork. Landstown remains at No. 2, while King's Fork – after a big ...

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 ...

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 ...

JMU positional outlook: FBS transfers are plentiful in Dukes' defensive front seven  The Daily Progress

Here's a look at this spring's positional breakdowns on the defensive line and at linebacker.

National Signing Day 2017  Newsday

Scenes from National Signing Day 2017 across the country on Wednesday, Feb. 1.

Ohio State transfer Wayne Davis fortifies JMU secondary; Dukes, Spiders confirm newcomers

Norfolk resident Wayne Davis, a defensive back, has transferred from Ohio State to James Madison, JMU confirmed Monday. The Dukes could use an ...

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.

Teradja Mitchell, Virginia’s 2nd rated high school football recruit, chooses Ohio State

Bishop Sullivan linebacker chooses Buckeyes over Florida State, many other high-profile programs.

Portsmouth graduate awarded $25K scholarship  Virginian-Pilot

I.C. Norcom High grad Benita Sivells' hard work paid off on June 20 when the Access College Foundation awarded the 18-year-old with a $25000 scholarship.

What New Ohio State Commit 4-star Jalyn Holmes Brings to Buckeyes  Bleacher Report

Jalyn Holmes, 4-star weak-side defensive end, committed to Ohio State days after an unofficial visit to Columbus. Holmes, the No. 4 player at his position ...

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.

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 ...

Candidate Profile: Joe Dillard in the 89th District  AltDaily

“It's been a good minute,” says Joe Dillard, Jr., as he sits in Café Stella in Ghent, having found just enough time to take a short break from campaigning.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Norfolk Mayor Kenny Alexander to deliver keynote address at TCC graduation

Norfolk Mayor Kenny Alexander will be the keynote speaker at Tidewater Community College's 63rd Commencement Exercises on December 19 at Old ...

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

Virginia Beach and Norfolk students folded 1000 paper cranes for a special exhibit at MacArthur Memorial.

Student walkouts put focus on gun violence, Columbine  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Students across the country walked out of their classrooms Friday for the second time in two months to demonstrate against gun violence following the school ...

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 ...

Lady Monarchs ink four players on signing day  Virginian-Pilot

Janae Camp, a 6-4 forward, and Janeen Camp, a 6-5 center, both played at Wilson High before finishing their high school careers at TPLS Christian Academy in ...

Watch 3rd ranked, undefeated Notre Dame play Navy LIVE on News 3  WTKR News 3

Live on News 3, Navy and Notre Dame continue longest continuous intersectional rivalry in college football.

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.

Former Norfolk resident recovering after being shot working on Amtrak train

An Amtrak conductor shot by a disgruntled passenger is making a recovery six months later.

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, ...

Boys roundup | Lake Taylor takes control after halftime vs. Monacan  Virginian-Pilot

The Titans' pressing defense forced 15 turnovers, led by Conference 17 Player of the Year Travius Smith in a 71-57 triumph.

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 ...

Motley hears her name in WNBA draft, prepares for stint overseas  WAVY-TV

A natural scorer since her freshman year of high school, Motley was drafted in the third round by the Indiana Fever.

Students awarded scholarships during Teens With a Purpose Day in Virginia Beach

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Mayor Will Sessoms declared November 10 as “Teens With a Purpose Day” in Virginia Beach in honor of the organization's 9th annual ...

About Larry Rubama and Jami Frankenberry, this year's Abe Goldblatt Memorial Award winners  Virginian-Pilot

Text of an introduction I gave for our two high school sports "rock stars" on Thursday when they received the Abe Goldblatt Award at the Norfolk Sports Club ...

Ohio State football player profiles: Jalyn Holmes  Land-Grant Holy Land

We tell the story of Jalyn Holmes' recruitment, talk about his future in Columbus, and more.

Seton Celebrates 35th Year at Annual Board Meeting and Awards Two…  Virtual-Strategy Magazine

Seton Celebrates 35th Year at Annual Board Meeting and Awards Two Local High School Students Scholarships and Computers Seton Youth Shelters ...

Ron Stokes, founder of Generic Theater, returns to Norfolk to tell tales of old  Virginian-Pilot

Ron Stokes, founder of the Generic Theater in Norfolk, returns 29 years after his departure for New York to present an evening of “theatrical anecdotage” that ...

Readers share photos of storm damage | Photos  Virginian-Pilot

We want to see your photos! Send photos of flooding and storm damage to Please include the photographer's name and information about ...

Friends, family remember Joe Austin  Virginian-Pilot

Austin, who died June 16, is being remembered as a friend, family man and activist.

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 ...

Spark Hampton Roads showcases student-created businesses  Virginian-Pilot

More than 100 students showcased their products and businesses to a panel of judges who are already entrepreneurs in the community.

TechSideline's 2017 Top 20 In-State Prospects

Signing Day is just two weeks away, so it's time to roll out TechSideline's Top 20 in-state prospect rankings for the Class of 2017.

Va. Beach needs foster parents  WAVY-TV

The need for foster parents in Virginia Beach is great, according to the city's Human Services Department.

From state delegate to city attorney, letters of support pour in for Norfolk Treasurer Anthony Burfoot  Virginian-Pilot

Prominent residents – including a state delegate, the current and former heads of the Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority and the city attorney – are ...

Better Know A Buckeye: Jalyn Holmes | Eleven Warriors  Eleven Warriors

The tenth installment of this sixth edition of the Better Know a Buckeye series continues with one of the marquee names in a recruiting class big on quality but ...

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