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Student with medical emergency prompts lockdown at Kecoughtan HS  WAVY-TV

A student with a medical emergency prompted a lockdown Thursday morning at Kecoughtan High School.

'Racist image' featuring Kecoughtan High School students investigated

HAMPTON, Va. (WVEC) -- Hampton City Schools is investigating what Kecoughtan High School's principal described as a "racist image" that surfaced ...

Hampton City Schools hires slate of leaders  Daily Press

The Hampton School Board hired a slate of new leaders for the division during a meeting Wednesday night.

Hampton adds two academy options geared toward advanced learners  Daily Press

Two new options have been added to the Academies of Hampton lineup since it was first unveiled last December.

Police to increase security at 2 Hampton schools as precaution after threats made on social media  WTKR News 3

HAMPTON, Va. – Police will increase security at two Hampton high schools after threats were made on social media. There have been similar hoaxes posted on ...

Gun confiscated from student at Kecoughtan High  WAVY-TV

Hampton City Schools sent out a notice saying that they confiscated a gun from a student at Kecoughtan High School.

First NFL training camp is unfor-Jet-able experience for Hampton’s Cannon  WTKR News 3

The New York Jets selected Kecoughtan High School product Trenton Cannon in the sixth round of 2018 NFL Draft.

Man pleads guilty to sexual assault at Kecoughtan High School  Daily Press

A 21-year-old Hampton man pleaded guilty last week to sexually assaulting a fellow student at Kecoughtan High School in May 2013, and was sentenced to ...

Hampton students pick career pathways from ship design to culinary arts  Daily Press

The pathways fall under 16 small learning communities collectively known as the Academies of Hampton, the effort to transform the city's four high schools using ...

Governor signs bill for military children WVEC

The bill allows students to stay at the same public school -- free of charge -- even if their parents are transferred to military housing in another school division.

Police: Kecoughtan High bomb threat a hoax  WAVY-TV

Kecoughtan students were dismissed early Thursday while bomb squads investigated a threat that turned out to be a hoax.

Hampton changes involve remaking its four high schools into career academies  Daily Press

When school starts Sept. 5, Hampton teenagers will enter newly revamped freshman classes that will ask them to start making decisions that could impact the ...

Kecoughtan to host Howard White Hoops Classic this Saturday  Daily Press

The Kecoughtan High basketball teams will host the sixth annual Howard White Hoops Classic on their home court this Saturday.

Peninsula-area students, guardians: Here are new names, dates you need to know for first day of school  Daily Press

School starts Tuesday for thousands of students across Virginia, and with that comes new faces in school offices and other changes. Here's what you need to ...

Police investigating reports of threats made to local schools; 2 arrests made  WAVY-TV

Police are investigating a series of threats made to schools across the coverage area.

What are the Academies of Hampton?  Daily Press

Hampton City Schools is embarking on remaking its four high schools into the Academies of Hampton, small learning communities in which students focus their ...

Gloucester football beats Hampton for the first time, now playoff bound WVEC

GLOUCESTER, Va. (WVEC) — The Gloucester High School football team made a statement Monday night. The Dukes beat Hampton High School 16-13 on a ...

Kecoughtan softball celebrates longtime coach Christman  Daily Press

HAMPTON — The Kecoughtan High softball team dedicated its field to former head coach and current assistant Mark Christman before Saturday's game agains.

Hampton adds new school buses, special education training for drivers  Daily Press

Some students in Hampton will ride to school in September on new buses.

Hampton showcase will put local teen performers on stage  Daily Press

The producer of the ninth annual Teens Got Talent showcase in Hampton currently is lining up performers for this year's event, scheduled for Feb.

Hampton turns to Hampton Roads Transit to provide transportation option  Daily Press

One of the biggest speed bumps in the ongoing transformation of Hampton's high schools into academies focused on career and college pathways is how to ...

‘You don’t expect to bury your child’: Family of Hampton man gunned down speaks  WTKR News 3

HAMPTON, Va. - A Hampton family is in shock after a 19-year-old was gunned down while driving down U.S. 17 in North Carolina with two friends. They are ...

Local teen is part of a new wave in ocean sports  Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

HAMPTON — When Katlyn Tuttle is out surfing, she's still mostly surrounded by a sea of testosterone. Yet more often, she's not one of the only women or…

UVa-Wise victorious with Mitchell beating West Virginia Wesleyan, 35-14  Bristol Herald Courier

Victor Mitchell capped the best day of his college football career with a highlight-reel play.

Jones Magnet Middle School relocates students after small bathroom fire

Jones Magnet Middle school has evacuated students to Kecoughtan High School after a fire in a restroom.

All Peninsula-area districts but Gloucester best statewide graduation, dropout rates  Daily Press

All Peninsula-area school divisions but Gloucester graduated a higher percentage of the members of the Class of 2017 than the statewide average, according to ...

Kecoughtan Invitational brings 500 swimmers to Newport News for upbeat meet  Daily Press

Five hundred swimmers from 33 high schools will converge on the Midtown Aquatic Center in Newport News on Saturday for the 28th annual Kecoughtan ...

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

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

Hampton City Schools takes next step in high school transformation  Daily Press

Hampton City Schools was officially given the stamp of approval Thursday night on its ongoing transformation of its high schools.

Quadriplegic man pens novel with his mouth

Jerry Flowers' inability to type with his hands didn't stop him from becoming an author.

Portsmouth's I.C. Norcom gave this former U.S. ambassador the start he needed  Virginian-Pilot

Former ambassador Bismarck Myrick, 77, credits I.C. Norcom High School with providing him the foundation he needed to be successful. “My generation of ...

Kecoughtan football relying on veteran presence on offensive line  Daily Press

The two four-year starters on the Kecoughtan offensive line have watched their football team fade from forefront to afterthought in the Peninsula District.

Police investigating after social media threats target local schools  WTKR News 3

NORFOLK, Va. - Police are investigating several threats made towards local schools over the weekend. A concerned parent sent a screen shot of an Instagram ...

'He would do anything for his kids.' Community reflects after Menchville coach dies  WAVY-TV

Moore had just coached Friday night in Menchville's game against rival Kecoughtan High School.

Hampton schools announces staff changes for new school year  Daily Press

The Hampton School Board approved several administrative changes that will be effective July 1.

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.

Virginia Youth Attend Traffic Safety Summer Leadership Retreat at JMU  NBC 29 News

More than 120 teens representing 37 schools from across the state arrived at JMU on June 18 for a week of hands-on activities that focus on safe driving habits ...

$55,000 settlement reached over sexual assault at Hampton school  Daily Press

The Hampton school system has agreed to a $55000 settlement over a complaint that an 11-year-old student was sexually assaulted by her school's janitor ...

Hampton High graduates told to make decisions for themselves  Daily Press

Khalil Russell, the Hampton High School Senior Class President, was accepted into both Harvard and Yale universities, but instead will be attending the College ...

Hampton eyeing possible $31.5 million aquatics facility  Daily Press

Hampton City Council is considering a proposal to build a $31.5 million aquatics center, possibly adjacent to the Hampton Coliseum, that would include a 100.

Husband arrested in 2014 murder of Navy wife from Hampton  WTKR News 3

A 32-year-old former Navy Sailor suspected of murdering his wife was arrested on January 31, FOX 5 San Diego reports.

Woodrow Wilson basketball player Trae Walker inspires teammates and opponents

Born with a right arm that is about half the size of his left arm, the senior has developed into a top basketball player who scored 24 the other day against one of ...

Hampton to use laptops rather than tablets for some students  Daily Press

Lightweight laptop computers might be a better device for many high school students than tablets, school administrators told the Hampton School Board meeting ...

Body of Navy wife from Hampton discovered 2 years after she went missing in San Diego

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – The body of a woman from Hampton who vanished in 2014 was recovered two months ago in a waterway near a hotel in San Diego, police ...

Thieves break in, steal computers from John Tyler Elementary School  WAVY-TV

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) -- Police are reviewing surveillance video from John Tyler Elementary School, after they say a thief or group of people busted into the ...

SAT score averages vary widely across Hampton Roads  Daily Press

NEWPORT NEWS — A comparison of the average SAT scores at local area high schools show wide variations throughout the region, with suburban schools ...

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 ...

Hampton tightens leash law, with exceptions  Daily Press

The Hampton City Council has changed the city's leash law to require dogs to be on a leash or other specific restraints when off their owner's property and not in ...

Neighbors: Dozens of car windows shot out in Hampton  WAVY-TV

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) -- Neighbors in the Fox Hill community are outraged after dozens of reports of car windows being shot out between Friday night and ...

Virginia State's Trenton Cannon drafted by New York Jets  Richmond Free Press

Virginia State University's Trenton Cannon has shown the CIAA the special talents he has on a football field. Now he hopes to show the NFL.

Vietnam vet was surprised to survive  Daily Press

Howard Thomas of Hampton served in the Vietnam War and struggles thinking about his experience. He came close to death several times and wondered why ...

Hampton firefighters battle blaze at barn  Daily Press

Hampton firefighters responded to fire in the first block of Strwberry Banks Boulevard Sunday afternoon.

Well-traveled Woodlief new Kettle Run football coach  Fauquier Now

After leading four high school programs, Gloucester native says he wants to say with Cougars until retirement.

50 years of the Hampton Jazz Festival  Daily Press

An oral history looking back at 50 Hampton Jazz Festivals.

Mathews High School, former player honored with NFL's golden football  Daily Press

In honor of Stuart Anderson's success, Mathews High School recently received a commemorative Wilson Golden Football from the National Football League.

Trent Cannon: Im now a Jet  Progress Index

Virginia State Football's all-time rusher looks forward to starting NFL career with Jets after being drafted in the 6th round. HAMPTON - Trenton Cannon was in his ...

Brickhouse to lead PG boys  Asheboro Courier Tribune

CLIMAX — After winning its first six games and nine out of its first 12 last season, the Providence Grove High School basketball team suffered a crippling loss ...

Tall men help John Marshall open season with wins  Richmond Free Press

Surprisingly, the Richmond area's tallest basketball team might represent a high school rather than a college. John Marshall High School's front line just may ...

Hampton man convicted of manslaughter in 2016 slaying  Daily Press

A Hampton man was convicted of manslaughter Thursday in the slaying of a 19-year-old man off North King Street last June, with a jury recommending that he ...

Cox named Daisy Elementary School Teacher of the Year  Myhorrynews

There has been no other place like Daisy Elementary School for third-grade teacher Jessica Cox. That fact proves out in her 11-year career as an educator, ...

"Your Swag Is as Low as Your Sag"  NBC Washington

For the senior class president at Kecoughtan High School in Hampton, Va., the saggy pants look has gone too far -- or low. Some students sag their pants so low ...

Rarely used defense gets wife acquitted in Newport News slaying  Daily Press

A mother of two accused of killing her husband is found not guilty by reason of insanity and committed to a psychiatric institute in Petersburg.

Cannon lowers 'Boom' on VSU's opponents  Richmond Free Press

Successful college football recruiting is all about organization, forming contacts, perseverance and hard work. It also helps having a bit of luck.

IWCS's Rashard Wright receives national award - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. ISLE OF WIGHT Rashard Wright's desire for leadership and for Isle of Wight County students to receive the ...

Monica Moorehead to Black students: “Become an activist”  Workers World

Edited from a talk given by Monica Moorehead, WWP secretariat member, at “A gala celebrating Black activism,” sponsored by the Pace University Black Student ...

Music therapy program helps veterans with PTSD  WJLA

HAMPTON, Va. (AP) - "Music has charms to soothe a savage breast." Playwright William Congreve coined that sentiment in 1697. Three centuries later, Dan ...

Young guitarist wins Williamsburg competition with old song  Daily Press

Andrew Shield is barely 16 years old, but he already works the stage as if he owns it. Shield, who has been a regular lately at local 1950s rock-and-roll revival ...

Critical Season Ahead for Rodney Bullock  Friar Basketball

Rodney Bullock burst onto the scene early in 2015-16, showing no signs of rust after having missed his first two seasons at Providence College. The 6'8 junior ...

The Rev. Dr. James A. Russell Jr., former president of St. Paul's College, dies at 97

On July 1, 1971, the Rev. Dr. James Alvin Russell Jr. followed in the footsteps of his father and his grandfather in leading Saint Paul's College in Lawrenceville.

Emory & Henry picks Newsome as new head football coach  Southwest Virginia Today

Curt Newsome is Emory & Henry College's new head football coach.

[PHOTOS] Portland SeaDogs vs Trenton Thunder - April 12, 2016  Pinstriped Prospects

Trenton Thunder center fielder Lane Adams and left fielder Jake Cave head to the outfield for the top of the third inning against the Portland Sea Dogs at Arm ...

Jerod Mayo taking lead for Patriots’ defense  Boston Globe

Bill Belichick says he doesn't play favorites, but it's not a secret at Gillette Stadium that Jerod Mayo is one of his prized pupils. The 27-year-old is a no-frills, ...

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