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Past articles by Brian:

A Duke/UNC rematch in the Final Four has Elizabeth City buzzing

Residents like many around North Carolina are just as excited about the archrivals matchup from New Orleans, Louisiana on Saturday night. → Read More

Griffin's inner drive led Bulldogs into the Suffolk history books

Cyriah Griffin guided King's Fork to becoming the first public school girls team in the city to win a state championship. → Read More

Chesapeake's Holloway strikes gold at World Indoor Championships; extends win streak

The former Grassfield High standout matched his own world record (7.29) in the semi-finals -- won in 7.39. He's now won 56 straight in the 60 meter hurdles. → Read More

King's Fork tops Millbrook and gives Suffolk its 1st girls state title

Cyriah Griffin had 12 points and 13 assists as the Bulldogs held off several late runs by the Pioneers and won 71-67 on Thursday. They take the Class 4 state title. → Read More

Granby's Harris is vaulting forward in more than just running

Ryan Harris has developed his talents as a distance runner for the Comets, but has also shown growth as a pole vaulter. → Read More

Phoebus & Catholic boys teams fall short; Crusaders capture TCIS girls title

Regional finals games are taking shape among the public schools while private schools like Catholic boys & girls get mixed results in the TCIS Championship games. → Read More

Va. Tech's Pry becoming a frequent visitor to the 757

Ever since he was hired as the Hokies head coach, Brent Pry has made sure Hampton Roads is returning to be a priority in recruiting. → Read More

Hampton's Harris on point for Lady Crabbers

Kennedy Harris has been the outright leader for Hampton High School this season. → Read More

Maury's Alexander provides intelligence, talent & spark for Commodores

Commodores head coach, Brandon Plummer feels his guard, Brian Alexander gives him a second set of eyes on the court. → Read More

Bankston has Spartans staying in cruise control in the MEAC

Kris Bankston, a transfer from Little Rock, has a thing for fixing cars while being a key component for Norfolk State this season. → Read More

HU Pirates Taylor proud of his former player now Rams assistant Dixon being in Super Bowl LVI

Marcus Dixon was a former All-MEAC selection at Hampton University in 2006. He's in his first season in Los Angeles. → Read More

Beale & Brannen lead Bulldogs past Commodores

George Beale and Samuel Brannen had 26 and 24 points respectively as King's Fork won over Maury Saturday night in high school hoops. → Read More

The numbers tell it all; Dolphins gymnast Samantha Lee is great

Lee is among the four seniors leading Ocean Lakes High School into the region meet this week. The Dolphins return as state runner-up from last season. → Read More

Tides baseball launching "The Nine" Initiative

Norfolk is among many minor league cities wanting to celebrate, engage and welcome African American fans. → Read More

Spartans strike green & gold on signing day with Oscar Smith's King

Norfolk State landing 14 players on Wednesday that included the 2-time state champion running back. → Read More

Granby's Ashley serving up more than pins on the mat

The Comets freshman wrestler is a key reason for their resurgence in the Eastern District this year. He gives credit to cooking his own healthy meals. → Read More

Oscar Smith cleans up with the Class 6 All-State team

The Tigers swept offensive and defensive player of the year honors along with coach of the year. → Read More

ODU's Ezikpe has artistic approach on and off the court

The senior is painting a pair of sneakers for head coach Jeff Jones to wear that will be put up for auction. It's for their Coaches vs. Cancer game with Charlotte. → Read More

Norfolk to host 2023 ECHL All-Star Game

It will be the 2nd time Norfolk will be hosting the event. The last time was in 1994. → Read More

Ocean Lakes Mosley has a strong foundation when it comes to running

Aniya Mosley currently has the third fastest time in the country in the 1,000 meters among high school runners. → Read More