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Francis K. Achampong, currently the chancellor at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus, has been named the next chancellor of Penn State Mont Alto, effective Aug. 1. Achampong succeeds David Gnage, who announced last fall that he would retire at the...
Devonte Dedmon continues to add to a long list of awards from the 2012 football season. The latest is the Most Outstanding Football Player designation by the Peninsula Sports Club. The award encompasses the Bay Rivers and Peninsula districts. Dedmon...
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Few of the thousands of fugitive slaves who lived in Hampton’s vast Civil War refugee camps were taken by surprise when — on Jan. 1, 1863 — they received word that President Lincoln had signed the Emancipation Proclamation. A hundred...
Alyssa Jones felt numb Saturday as she gathered with dozens of other girls on the basketball court of the Downtown Athletic Club. Dressed in teeny shorts and bedazzled bra tops, the 220 ladies, and some guys as well, were all there pursuing the same...
Few people imagined the consequences when Fort Monroe commander Benjamin F. Butler gave three Hampton slaves asylum as "contraband of war" 150 years ago. For generations, Southern slave-holders talked of their "contented Negroes" with conviction....
The HBCU Choral Festival will feature the combined force of four college choirs gathered to sing in Norfolk. Happening Sunday, Feb. 17, at the L. Douglas Wilder Performing Arts Center on the Norfolk State University campus, the event will include the...
The first of what figures to be numerous Division I scholarship offers for Warhill High football star Devonte Dedmon is in. It's from Norfolk State University, which recently signed Grafton lineman Jacob Mazgajewski. Dedmon, a 5-foot-11, 170-pound...
Two weeks ago, Jacob Mazgajewski hadn’t even been contacted by Norfolk State University. Wednesday, Mazgajewski, a Grafton High lineman, committed to a full football scholarship to play for the Spartans. Mazgajewski, a 6-foot-6, 255-pound senior,...
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The Hartford CourantKermit Buggs' resume is filled with defensive accomplishments, but he got his start on offense. The former Penn State secondary coach and defensive coordinator at Lock Haven University in Pennsylvania was named UConn running backs/special teams coach...
Jacob Mazgajewski, a two-way starting lineman on the Grafton High's football team, said Monday that he has received a scholarship offer to play for Norfolk State University. Magajewski, a 6-foot-6, 255-pound senior who helped the Clippers reach the...
The Rev. Ricky Spain, pastor of East Baltimore's Waters African Methodist Episcopal Church who had also been a community activist in his years as an Annapolis-area pastor, died of cancer Nov. 16 at the Tate Chesapeake Hospice House in Linthicum. The...
Local colleges including William & Mary, Christopher Newport University and Hampton University are ranked in U.S. News and World Report’s 2013 Best Colleges report. The University of Virginia and William & Mary retained their spots as the No. 2 and...
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