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2019 Commemoration, American Evolution Announces Winners Of Our American Story Student Contest  PRNewswire

WILLIAMSBURG, Va., April 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Virginia's 2019 Commemoration, American Evolution and WHRO announced the winners of the Our ...

VIDEO: 4-star WR KeAndre Lambert absolutely torched defender at The Opening  USA TODAY High School Sports

The nephew of Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor, Maury wide receiver KeAndre Lambert-Smith was a breakout star at The Opening's D.C. regional.

Plaster, Esther Garrard

Esther Garrard Plaster, 76, of Danville, passed away on May 7, 2019, at her residence. Mrs. Plaster was born in Norfolk, Va., on July 25, 1942, to the late Marion.

Explosive 2020 Tailback CJ Beasley Inching Towards Decision

A combination of bravado and ability has made 2020 tailback CJ Beasley a hot commodity in recruiting circles. He thinks he's close to a decision.

"Provoking more understanding" is the goal of new student organization at Maury High School  Virginian-Pilot

The belief that any opinion supported by research is welcome is the crux of a new club at Maury High School called STAMP: Students Together Against ...

Sisters 'Stithing together' at ECU  Greenville Daily Reflector

Sunday, May 12, 2019. A basketball recruiting visit by Brandan Stith to East Carolina nearly 10 years ago involved former ECU basketball coach Jeff Lebo and ...

James Franklin “Jim” Russell  Osage County Herald-Chronicle

Sept. 23, 1947 – May 7, 2019 TOPEKA — James Franklin “Jim” Russell died Tuesday, May 7, 2019, at his Topeka home. He was 71. He was born Sept.

Norfolk bookstore cluttered in charm WVEC

Beacon Books in Norfolk isn't organized in any way, and that's how the owner likes it.

Four-star WR Lambert impresses at camps, talks Penn State  247Sports

KeAndre Lambert learned plenty about where he stood with Penn State receivers coach Gerad Parker upon his January hiring in Happy Valley. "He reached out ...

Maury makes history! Commodores win first boys basketball title since 1927  WTKR News 3

Maury defeats Freedom-South Riding to win VHSL Class 5 boys basketball championship.

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.

Maury HS hoops coaches honored for 1st state title since 1927 WVEC

Head Coach, Brandon Plummer and his staff were recognized by Maury alumni & fans Saturday night in Norfolk.

Maury takes home first hoops title in 92 years WVEC

RICHMOND, Va. — 92 years is a long time to wait. Finally, another state basketball championship is coming home to Maury High School. The Commodores won ...

State senator plans to modernize schools in Norfolk  WTKR News 3

Senator Bill Stanley, Jr. (R) from the 20th district - among other senators - is touring schools in poor condition across the Commonwealth.

Norfolk looks at possibilities for the future of Maury High School  WAVY-TV

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) -- They just don't make them like Maury High School anymore, but if you look closely at the beautiful architecture you'll see the old ...

USCG salutes late WWII hero who saved 133 lives WVEC

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — On Friday the U.S. Coast Guard saluted Maury High School graduate and World War II hero Robert Prause Jr. On the night of February 3, ...

Slain 15-year-old Maury High student was in "wrong place at the wrong time," mother says  Virginian-Pilot

Deidre Graham said her daughter, Dejana Leary, was “in the wrong place at the wrong time” when she was shot Sunday night.

Landstown & Maury boys, Princess Anne girls punch tickets to VHSL state title game  WTKR News 3

All state title games will be played in Richmond at the Siegel Center on the campus of VCU.

Maury boys, Princess Anne girls earn Region 5A titles  WAVY-TV

The Maury boys are state tournament-bound for the first time in six years, while the Princess Anne girls maintain their stranglehold on the state.

Man convicted in Maury High School student’s death sentenced to five years in prison

The 20-year-old man convicted of shooting and killing a Maury High School student last year was sentenced to five years in prison Friday.

Brawl breaks out at Varina High School semifinal basketball game  8News

Two Varina players were kicked out of the game for leaving the bench during a brawl. . News, weather, sports, headlines for Central Virginia and beyond.

5 area players named VHSL Class 5A All-State Football WVEC

Despite the dominance of Highland Springs in Class 5A, the Virginia High School League named five area players on the all-state team. Three Maury ...

VHSL football state semifinal pairings for local teams  WTKR News 3

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

Maury High School retiring Kam Chancellor's jersey  WAVY-TV

Kam Chancellor was a two-sport standout at Maury, and is now an All Pro safety in the NFL.

Maury High and more: The Norfolk public schools named for Confederates  Virginian-Pilot

The city's statue of a Confederate soldier in the middle of Main Street has drawn protesters in recent months. Nearby, three public schools are still named for ...

Maury High School to retire jersey of Kam Chancellor

NORFOLK, Va. – Maury High School will retire the jersey of pro football player Kam Chancellor of the Seattle Seahawks at a special ceremony on October 12.

Maury's Maeve Stiles beats strep throat, and the field, to win girls Class 5 Region A cross country title  Virginian-Pilot

The Commodores junior led her team to the title. Ocean Lakes swept girls and boys titles in Class 6. And Princess Anne's Jackson Martingayle wins individual ...

Gun found at Maury High School in Norfolk

A gun was found at Maury High School Thursday afternoon, according to a letter sent from the principal to parents.

Norfolk father mourns the death of 2 children mere months apart  Virginian-Pilot

Jaylon is the second child José and Deidre Graham have lost in less than two months. Jaylon's sister, De'Jana Leary, was shot and killed July 22.

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.

Brother, sister killed within two months of each other in Norfolk WVEC

A crash involving a car and scooter killed a 14-year-old boy whose sister was shot to death less than two months ago.

Man pleads guilty in death of Maury High School student  WTKR News 3

According to the Commonwealth Attorney, the maximum sentence for all three charges is 16 years. McAdams' sentencing date has been scheduled for May 4.

Athlete Of The Week: Chase Coleman WVEC

NORFOLK, Va. — It's all in the family when it comes to hoops at Maury High School. The Commodores have another talented point guard in Chase Coleman.

No turf war here: ODU and city combine on improvements to popular Powhatan Field  Virginian-Pilot

New turf is being installed at a cost of $900000, with the city and ODU continuing to share use.

Maury High School students earn big scholarship cash, perfect ACT score  WTKR News 3

Maury High School in Norfolk has to a lot celebrate in 2018. Three of their seniors have earned nearly $1 million in scholarship money, and one of their juniors ...

Person accused of trespassing at Maury High School charged

NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- Police said 18-year-old Ricardo A. Whyte faces a charge of Trespassing after he entered Maury High School on Monday.

Chris Fraser resigns as Maury High School head football coach

Chris Fraser went 22-38 in six seasons as Maury HS head football coach.

New head coach has Maury boys basketball in the hunt for a title  WAVY-TV

NORFOLK (WAVY) - Whoever stepped in as the new head coach at Maury High School would have some pretty big shoes to fill. Last summer, Jack Baker retired ...

Maury High School senior wins 4-year Navy scholarship worth at least $180,000  Virginian-Pilot

Jared Zimmerman, a varsity tennis player who wants to be a doctor, was encouraged to join the ROTC by his late grandfather and Naval officer Gerard A.

Music and fun breaking out all over the 757  Virginian-Pilot

If you would like to enjoy a little locally made holiday music, two possibilities have popped up.

Man accused of killing Maury High School student appears in court

Nateria Powell was just a few weeks shy of graduating from Maury High School when her life was tragically cut short. Instead of her family focusing on her future, ...

Maury High teacher pleads to assault in sexual battery appeal in Norfolk  Virginian-Pilot

Mohsin Bouziane, 55, pleaded no contest to misdemeanor assault and battery Tuesday morning so prosecutors would drop his sex crime conviction.

Jack Baker leaves an unprecedented legacy of success and dedication at Maury  Virginian-Pilot

Columnist Harry Minium says Jack Baker's 746 victories over 41 years at Maury is part of the story. It doesn't take into account his impact on players off the court.

NC police: Norfolk man threatened to kill two, also faces Beach charges  WAVY-TV

Police have taken a man into custody after officers found two guns on him at a North Carolina high school.

Local pairings for VHSL boys & girls basketball state title games  WTKR News 3

Seven area VHSL boys and girls basketball teams play for state championships Wednesday/Thursday/Saturday in Richmond.

Clemson CB commit Sheridan Jones receives Under Armour jersey, celebrates with 'Wonder Woman' mom  USA TODAY High School Sports

Maury High School (Norfolk, Va.) cornerback Sheridan Jones received his Under Armour All-American jersey Monday morning at his school as part of the ...

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

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

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.

Maury High School teacher convicted of sexual assault, appealing charges  WAVY-TV

An 18-year-old woman told police on July 20 that a man sexually assaulted her in the 300 block of Shirley Ave.

Former NBA top pick Joe Smith headlines 2018 Hampton Roads Sports Hall of Fame class  WTKR News 3

NORFOLK, Va. - The ninth induction class for the Hampton Roads Sports Hall of Fame features a NBA No. 1 draft pick, an Olympic sprinter and more. The ninth ...

Hometown joy for LaRoy: NFL’s Reynolds to host camp in familiar Norfolk setting

NFL linebacker LaRoy Reynolds will again host a football camp in Norfolk, but this year's will have sentimental value.

Legendary Maury boys basketball coach Jack Baker steps down after 41 seasons, 746 wins  Virginian-Pilot

In 41 seasons, Baker won more than 700 career games, six region championships and 19 district or conference titles. He announced his retirement Monday.

Maury High School NJROTC prepares for inauguration performance  WAVY-TV

The NJROTC at Maury High School will perform Color guard duties at the 58th Presidential Inaugural Concert on Thursday.

Princess Anne swim team mysteriously sick after meet at Maury High  WAVY-TV

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) -- Parents of students at Princess Anne High School in Virginia Beach want to know what got their kids sick Thursday night.

End of an era; Jack Baker reflects on 44-year coaching career  WAVY-TV

Jack Baker announced he's stepping down as the head coach of the Maury High School boys basketball team.

Funeral held for man who died one week after being hit by car in Norfolk WVEC

NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) — Family and friends gathered Friday for the funeral of a man who was hit by a car on October 18. Lorenzo Orlando Davenport died in ...

VHSL football third round playoff pairings for local teams  WTKR News 3

Nine local teams remain in the VHSL state football playoffs.

Maury hires assistant coach to lead boys basketball team  Virginian-Pilot

Brandon Plummer's name was added to a short list on Thursday, becoming just the third Maury High School boys basketball coach in nearly 60 years. Plummer ...

Ed Schultz, veteran broadcaster, Norfolk native, dies at 64  WTKR News 3

Ed Schultz, the veteran broadcaster from Norfolk, has died at age 64. RT America said the legendary journalist passed away Thursday at his home in ...

Norfolk student wins statewide essay contest about inspirational African Americans  Virginian-Pilot

Winning a statewide essay competition about African Americans is pretty special. Meeting the woman who inspired your essay takes special to a whole new ...

Donald Trump's inauguration ceremonies include Maury High JROTC color guard  Virginian-Pilot

It's an opportunity for them to be part of history,” the students' instructor said. “It's got nothing to do with political party and everything to do with America."

Back in the Day | A Thanksgiving football classic - Granby vs. Maury - 1953  Virginian-Pilot

Several days before the annual Thanksgiving Day football game between Norfolk's Granby and Maury high schools, in late November 1953, cheerleaders from ...

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, ...

A medical miracle is now a singing star on the rise  Virginian-Pilot

Clara Zimm just might be your typical college student. She has a cool summer job, likes hanging out with friends, going to the beach, and is looking forward to ...

Maury High School senior to star in ballet at Sandler Center in Virginia Beach  Virginian-Pilot

"She's just grown immensely, as a dancer and as a young woman." — Janina Bove, co-artistic director, Ballet Virginia International.

One of Norfolk's oldest active murder cases is over. And a getaway driver is now free.  Virginian-Pilot

Carlton Dean Jr. was gunned down at 19, but witnesses have backed out, plea deals have dissolved, and charges have been dropped, refiled and dropped ...

Norfolk man armed at N. Carolina school indicted on federal charges  WAVY-TV

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP/WAVY) — A Norfolk man found armed at a North Carolina school has been indicted on federal charges including crossing state lines ...

Mother of Norfolk teen files wrongful death lawsuit  WAVY-TV

A mother filed a lawsuit against the Norfolk Sheriff's office, city, Norfolk Detention Center, and others. It's been almost a year since her son 17-year-old...

Teenager is dead after being found unconscious in Norfolk courthouse, police say  Virginian-Pilot

Lisa Washington said her son had tried to commit suicide twice since he was arrested in April and locked up at the Norfolk Juvenile Detention Center.

Prominent Norfolk philanthropist Bob Nusbaum remembered for wanting to "perfect the world"  Virginian-Pilot

Bob Nusbaum made a name for himself as one of the region's most lauded attorneys and as a champion for a wide range of social issues. He died last month.

Davion Taylor (JR ATH 5-9 170) - Maury High School, Norfolk, VA  recruit757

Teddy Riley, godfather of the "New Jack Swing" sound of the '80s and '90s, returning to Hampton on Friday  Virginian-Pilot

Former Virginia Beach music producer Teddy Riley is returning to Hampton Roads on Friday to give us a little piece of his love.

Free bird: Norfolk’s LaRoy Reynolds leaves Falcons for Super Bowl champion Eagles  WTKR News 3

Former Maury High School, UVA standout signs with Eagles after spending last two seasons with Atlanta Falcons.

Hidden History: The Norfolk 17  WAVY-TV

The Norfolk 17 was the first group of students to initially integrate into Norfolk Public Schools.

Norfolk’s own LaRoy Reynolds is back in town and we find out why on Coast Live

Maury High School, UVA Alum and NFL linebacker LaRoy Reynolds joins us to talk about his career, the move to Philadelphia, and his Dawg House youth ...

Jack Kennedy, pioneer at Elizabeth City State, to be eulogized Saturday  Virginian-Pilot

Jack Kennedy, a longtime high school coach and athletic director who broke the color barrier at Elizabeth City State and went by the colorful nickname of “Pork ...

Hundreds mourn Nae Powell at funeral on the day she would have gone to Maury High's prom  Virginian-Pilot

Nearly two weeks ago, Powell was shot in the face and neck. Her boyfriend has been charged with second-degree murder, but he says it was an accident.

One last time, new Maury coach shows he can still play at the Hampton Roads Pro-Am  Virginian-Pilot

At 29, Brandon Plummer is ending his playing days as he takes over the Maury basketball team.

Top Virginia WR considering Penn State  247Sports

Penn State, piecing together the foundation of its 2020 recruiting class, continues to contend for top talent in Virginia. Maury (Norfolk, Va.) High School junior ...

Norfolk Public Schools' "best-kept secret" celebrates 30 years at EVMS  Virginian-Pilot

For 30 years, Norfolk high school students have taken buses to Eastern Virginia Medical School every morning for the medical and health specialties program ...

Norfolk Salvation Army serves Thanksgiving meals to those in need  WAVY-TV

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) -- Plates loaded with turkey legs and all the fixings were prepared with love and handed out to the homeless at the Salvation Army's New ...

Teenager shot and killed in Norfolk; police make an arrest WVEC

Norfolk, VA (WVEC) — Norfolk police have made an arrest in the West 28th Street Homicide on Monday. Around 11:15 p.m. Sunday night Norfolk police rushed ...

George Dragas 'never lost his humility and compassion for others'  Virginian-Pilot

The comments that began filling the page underneath George Dragas' obituary reflect how fondly he was thought of and how warmly he will be remembered.

Candlelight memorial planned for Norfolk 15-year-old killed Sunday  WAVY-TV

Family of a slain 15-year-old are inviting all who are able to join them at a candlelight memorial Friday night.

Maury High football waterboy dies after hit by car  WAVY-TV

Family and friends are mourning the loss of the beloved waterboy for the Maury High School football team.

Boyfriend says shooting Maury High senior was a mistake, not murder. Judge denies him bond.  Virginian-Pilot

Lamontraye McAdams admits he fatally shot his girlfriend in the face Sunday afternoon. But his lawyer says it was an accident, and prosecutors didn't present ...

"She was a Norfolk icon": Pioneer for local businesswomen dies at 89  Virginian-Pilot

Mary Barnett, local businesswoman and owner of Mary Barnett Gifts & Decorative Accessories, died last week at 89 years old. Friends describe her as a warm ...

Norfolk native Matt Coleman comes home as VCU hosts Texas Tuesday  WTKR News 3

The Norfolk native, now a freshman point guard for the University of Texas, leads his Longhorns vs. VCU Tuesday night in Richmond.

Seahawks Safety, Maury grad, Kam Chancellor announces his likely retirement from football  WAVY-TV

NORFOLK (WAVY) - In a post on Twitter, Seahawks Safety Kam Chancellor, also a graduate of Maury High School, indicated his playing days are over.

Norfolk Academy's Mark Williams - Elizabeth's little brother - tries to carve his own path  Virginian-Pilot

When Elizabeth Williams, one of the nation's most sought-after high school basketball players, made her college decision in 2010, she asked her brother Mark to ...

Norfolk hosting 'Shoot Hoops Not Guns' basketball tournament this weekend  WAVY-TV

It gives them a chance to see you can come together with other young men from other areas and it's not about something negative. It can be about something ...

Norfolk high school freshman recounts being part of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade  Virginian-Pilot

The 14-year-old Maury High School freshman was in Camp Broadway's theatrical salute to the military.

Cassandra Newby-Alexander, Norfolk State University Dean | First Person  Virginian-Pilot

Though she now has other responsibilities, she still plans to teach: "I believe that it is critical to teach as the dean, even if that only includes one class per.

LaRoy Reynolds’ road to the Super Bowl

LaRoy Reynolds is the latest Maury High School alumnus to reach the Super Bowl.

Study: 27 schools in Norfolk in 'poor' condition  WAVY-TV

In a recent work session, school leaders called the findings "informative," "shocking" and "sobering."

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 ...

Clemson in top schools for 4-star WR  TigerNet

2020 Maury High School (Va.) receiver KeAndre Lambert announced Clemson as one of his top schools on Friday. Lambert picked up a Clemson offer in May.

Norfolk, VA high school football players refuse to stand during national anthem  WJHL

NORFOLK, VA ( WNCN ) — Members of the Maury High School football team took a knee during the national anthem Friday night.

“I still don't believe it." Norfolk teen set to graduate shot and killed in Lead Street apartment  Virginian-Pilot

Na'teria Powell was shot in her two-bedroom apartment in the 1300 block of Lead St. and died later that day, police said. Her death has been classified as a ...

Virginia Stage Company and Norfolk State University Theatre Company Present Toni Morrison's THE BLUEST EYE  Broadway World

Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Toni Morrison's first novel comes to life at the Wells Theatre. The Bluest Eye, directed by Khanisha Foster, follows the ...

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