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Daily Press
Crews search for missing 13-old at Gloucester Point Beach Friday nightmissing about 4:40 p.m., according to a news release from the Coast Guard. Sev
Daily Press / Posted 8 hours ago
missing about 4:40 p.m., according to a news release from the Coast Guard. Several crews are on scene, including the York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office, York County Fire Department, Abingdon Fire Department, Gloucester County Sheriff's Office and... Read more
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Daily Press
With election in sight, lawmakers rake in donationsmore, too. This could make for a livelier than usual race in what's been a GOP
Daily Press / Posted 10 hours ago
more, too. This could make for a livelier than usual race in what's been a GOP bastion. Like Pogge, Del. Gordon Helsel, R-Poquoson, also in the unusual-for-him situation of facing a challenger. Helsel's modest $5,300 of fund raising in June... Read more
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Daily Press
Large tilefish tabbed as new state recordthe shoreline. Bass and pickerel are being caught along the shorelines with the
Daily Press / Posted 13 hours ago
the shoreline. Bass and pickerel are being caught along the shorelines with the bite being best early and late in the day, Poquoson Flats: Puppy drum action remains good. A few nice speckled trout are being caught. Houndfish are roaming the... Read more
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Daily Press
York County National standout Nikki Gibson excelling in Little League baseballshe batted .583 (7-for-12) with three home runs — including a go-ahead three-ru
Daily Press / Posted yesterday
she batted .583 (7-for-12) with three home runs — including a go-ahead three-run shot in a crucial 7-5 win over host Poquoson — and had 15 RBI.Gibson, an eighth-grader at Grafton Middle, pitched a one-hitter in a 10-0 win over Poquoson for... Read more
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Daily Press
Poquoson development approved for wetlands building permitGLEN ALLEN — The Legacy of Poquoson is a step closer to fruition, but the most
Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
GLEN ALLEN — The Legacy of Poquoson is a step closer to fruition, but the most recent approval won by the Big Woods Development Company was a close call. The State Water Control Board voted 3-2 Wednesday to approve a Virginia Water Protection permit... Read more
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Daily Press
Facebook feedback June 20: Langley, House budget, KKK rallythe war. •Darian L. Smith: I remember having to stop class momentarily when th
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the war. •Darian L. Smith: I remember having to stop class momentarily when they started up. They were so loud it made our Poquoson school windows shake and rattle. The House budget plan makes deep cuts in food stamps and other social safety net... Read more
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Daily Press
York County to host free military ensemble concertswill impact a concert, call the county's event weather hotline at 757-890-3520.
Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
will impact a concert, call the county's event weather hotline at 757-890-3520. Robotics, engineering camps held in Poquoson Students heading into grades 2 through 8 can learn about basic engineering and robotics at two camps in Poquoson... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Local nonprofit to give out free fans to the elderly this summerin 1974 and provides programs in cooperation with other community agencies in H
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 3 days ago
in 1974 and provides programs in cooperation with other community agencies in Hampton, Newport News, Williamsburg, Poquoson, and James City and York counties to assist older Virginians in independent and productive living. Click here for... Read more
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Daily Press
Poquoson Planning Commission to recommend rezoning Big WoodsPoquoson Planning Commission will recommend that the City Council rezone 2.5 ac
Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
Poquoson Planning Commission will recommend that the City Council rezone 2.5 acres in the Big Woods on the north side of Victory Boulevard to general commercial, unifying the parcel with five other parcels in the area. The land, owned by the... Read more
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HRSD program will save Newport News money, but it's already spentNewport News joined Hampton, Poquoson and Norfolk in supporting a Hampton Roads
Daily Press / Posted 6 days ago
Newport News joined Hampton, Poquoson and Norfolk in supporting a Hampton Roads Sanitation District program that would pump highly treated wastewater back into the aquifer, expecting to collectively save area cities and counties up to $2... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Raccoon in Poquson tests positive for rabiesPOQUOSON, Va. – The Peninsula Health District is notifying residents that a rac
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 7 days ago
POQUOSON, Va. – The Peninsula Health District is notifying residents that a raccoon found in the area of the 100 block of Little Florida Road in Poquoson has tested positive for rabies. Anyone having information regarding any exposure to this animal... Read more
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Daily Press
Fishing Report: James River producing good catches of croakerday. Crappie are holding around wood cover. Bluegill and shellcracker can be fo
Daily Press / Posted 8 days ago
day. Crappie are holding around wood cover. Bluegill and shellcracker can be found near their traditional spawning areas. Poquoson Flats: Puppy drum continue to be caught. A few speckled trout are around with some being nice. Little Creek... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
New Study Reaffirms Coastal Va. Flooding Predictions as Sea Levels Riseflooding if nothing is done about sea-level rise. The Union of Concerned Scien
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 8 days ago
flooding if nothing is done about sea-level rise. The Union of Concerned Scientists said Wednesday that a city like Poquoson could experience routine inundation on 30 percent of its land by as soon as 2045. Nearly 20 percent of Virginia... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Here is the latest Virginia news from The Associated Press at 3:41 a.m. EDTof the advanced Ford class of aircraft carrier. It will go through various test
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 8 days ago
of the advanced Ford class of aircraft carrier. It will go through various tests before it's operational in a few years. POQUOSON, Va. (AP) - A new study reaffirms predictions that parts of coastal Virginia will face chronic flooding if nothing... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
New study reaffirms flooding predictions as sea levels risePOQUOSON, Va. (AP) - A new study reaffirms predictions that parts of coastal Vi
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 9 days ago
POQUOSON, Va. (AP) - A new study reaffirms predictions that parts of coastal Virginia will face chronic flooding if nothing is done about sea-level rise. The Union of Concerned Scientists said Wednesday that a city like Poquoson could experience... Read more
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Daily Press
Scientists show how sea level rise can hit homecan zoom in and out, often drilling down to street level. The map shows that,
Daily Press / Posted 9 days ago
can zoom in and out, often drilling down to street level. The map shows that, under a moderate scenario, by 2035 much of Poquoson will begin experiencing chronic flooding roughly 26 times a year over 10 percent to 25 percent of its usable land... Read more
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Developer to host meeting on proposed subdivision in Tabb area of York Countyabout 12,300 members. The 114-acre parcel is undeveloped, surrounded by neighb
Daily Press / Posted 10 days ago
about 12,300 members. The 114-acre parcel is undeveloped, surrounded by neighborhoods and bordered on the north by the Poquoson River. Trant said the revised plans have 113 units, down from 142 originally. He highlighted other plan revisions,... Read more
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Daily Press
Barking Dog opening location in PoquosonBarking Dog is to set open in Poquoson in the upcoming months. The restaurant
Daily Press / Posted 10 days ago
Barking Dog is to set open in Poquoson in the upcoming months. The restaurant started in Hampton at Sunset Creek Marina on Kecoughtan Road before opening a second location in Norfolk this year. The newest spot will be in the 400 block of Wythe Creek... Read more
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Daily Press
July 11 Letters: Moving forwardfor research to develop a drug to protect sexually active people to have sex ou
Daily Press / Posted 11 days ago
for research to develop a drug to protect sexually active people to have sex outside of marriage to protect them from HIV? Wouldn't it be great if we had money to research and develop a drug to cure ALS? Sylvia Snow Poquoson Sylvia Snow Poqu... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Sheriff offering free gun safety class to York Co., Poquoson residentsYORK COUNTY, Va. – York-Poquson Sheriff Diggs is offering a free gun safety cla
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 11 days ago
YORK COUNTY, Va. – York-Poquson Sheriff Diggs is offering a free gun safety class to citizens of York County and Poquoson. The class will be held on July 19 from 6 p.m to 8 p.m. In order to participate, you must be 18 years of age or older. This... Read more
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Daily Press
Sunday's regional sports roundup: York County 8-10 softball team advances to single elimination round of state tournamentthree hits and six RBI for York County, which finished second in its pool. … I
Daily Press / Posted 12 days ago
three hits and six RBI for York County, which finished second in its pool. … In the Junior state tournament in Woodstock, Poquoson was eliminated with an 11-1 loss to Northumberland on Sunday. Poquoson, which dropped a 16-0 decision to Atlee... Read more
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Daily Press
Reader Feedback July 9: Death penalty, caregivers, Trump news, holiday closingscaretaking can be difficult. People who commit to any version of that are speci
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caretaking can be difficult. People who commit to any version of that are special indeed. Health care dialogue Ray, Poquoson: What I intended to say (in a July 2 Feedback comment) was that during the first two years of the Obama... Read more
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Daily Press
Saturday's Little League: Hilburger pitches no-hitter as York's 8-10 girls earn pool-play victory at stateMechanicsville. The District 7 champs hope to win two more games Sunday. In th
Daily Press / Posted 13 days ago
Mechanicsville. The District 7 champs hope to win two more games Sunday. In the age 8-10 state tournament in Bridgewater, Poquoson lost 9-5 to Lynchburg-Jefferson despite Jared Goodson's two hits and two RBI. Poquoson (1-1 in pool play) likely... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Sheriff passes out sand pails to kids at Yorktown beachYORKTOWN, Va. – York-Poquoson Sheriff Diggs helped kids have fun in the sun on
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 13 days ago
YORKTOWN, Va. – York-Poquoson Sheriff Diggs helped kids have fun in the sun on Yorktown beach. Several months ago, a man named John Douglas told Captain Ivey about an idea he had to create and donate “Beach Patrol” sand pails for deputies to give... Read more
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Daily Press
Program can give property owners a break on flood insuranceand James City County have a Class 7 rating, which means property owners receiv
Daily Press / Posted 14 days ago
and James City County have a Class 7 rating, which means property owners receive a 15 percent discount on flood insurance. Poquoson and Hampton both have a Class 8 rating, which provides a 10 percent discount. Newport News is in the process of... Read more
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Daily Press
Secretary of the Interior announces boating grants in YorktownChairwoman Sheila Noll and local boaters and fishers. Despite the presence of m
Daily Press / Posted 14 days ago
Chairwoman Sheila Noll and local boaters and fishers. Despite the presence of many public officials, including York-Poquoson Sheriff J.D. Diggs, Supervisor Chad Green and Hampton Vice Mayor Linda Curtis, neither the public nor the media was... Read more
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Daily Press
Friday's Little League roundup: York National cruises to District 7 Major championships; some Peninsula teams win state openersNational captured the District 7 Major baseball championship and clinched a sta
Daily Press / Posted 14 days ago
National captured the District 7 Major baseball championship and clinched a state tournament berth with a 10-0 victory at Poquoson. STATE BASEBALL: In the age 8-10 tournament’s opening day in Bridgewater, Braden Hermansky was 2 for 2 with three... Read more
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Daily Press
Hampton Roads millennials watch health care debate closelyhealth care a privilege for those who can afford it. It also punishes people wh
Daily Press / Posted 15 days ago
health care a privilege for those who can afford it. It also punishes people who've had bad health and makes them pay more. I don't think this is a good bill for Americans." the Poquoson resident said. Canty can be reached by phone at 757-247-... Read more
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Daily Press
Little League: Many District 7 teams set for state tournament playSeveral District 7 representatives are beginning state play in the next couple
Daily Press / Posted 15 days ago
Several District 7 representatives are beginning state play in the next couple of days. In baseball, Poquoson (age 8-10), York County (9-11) and Phoebus (Intermediate and Senior) are competing. The Phoebus Intermediate team did not have any district... Read more
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Daily Press
Anglers enjoying best flounder fishing in yearsSome pickerel are hitting baits meant for bass. A few crappie are being caught.
Daily Press / Posted 15 days ago
Some pickerel are hitting baits meant for bass. A few crappie are being caught. Bluegill are providing plenty of action. Poquoson Flats: Puppy drum are up in the shallows. Some speckled trout and striped bass are being caught out a little deeper.... Read more
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Daily Press
11 Peninsula-area outdoor dining experiences to try this summeryou go, be prepared for a great view of the inlet. While local residents have
Daily Press / Posted 15 days ago
you go, be prepared for a great view of the inlet. While local residents have many restaurants to choose from in Poquoson, Owens seems to go a step beyond, according to resident Mark Famiglietti. “The things that make Owens my choice is... Read more
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Daily Press
Mercy Creek band masters making music full timeBall said. “We are excited to have a lot of shows right now coming up.” Mercy
Daily Press / Posted 15 days ago
Ball said. “We are excited to have a lot of shows right now coming up.” Mercy Creek plays at Whitehouse Cove Marina in Poquoson on Saturday, in what is sure to be a unique show. Although it is a public show, it is mostly reserved for those who... Read more
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Daily Press
Wednesday's Little League roundup: York National team advances to District 7 Major finalIn the District 7 Major tournament at Poquoson Little League, Nikki Gibson and
Daily Press / Posted 16 days ago
In the District 7 Major tournament at Poquoson Little League, Nikki Gibson and Loch Taylor each homered and drove in three runs Wednesday night as York County National defeated Poquoson 7-5 to reach Friday’s championship round. Meanwhile, York... Read more
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Daily Press
Mixed employment report for Peninsulacounties while Hampton, Isle of Wight and Newport News saw slight dips in their
Daily Press / Posted 16 days ago
counties while Hampton, Isle of Wight and Newport News saw slight dips in their unemployment rates. James City, Mathews, Poquoson and Williamsburg saw increases in their unemployment rates from May 2016 to May 2017. While more residents found... Read more
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Daily Press
Woman sues Poquoson officer over 2015 arrestA 31-year-old Hampton woman has filed a $1 million federal lawsuit accusing a P
Daily Press / Posted 17 days ago
A 31-year-old Hampton woman has filed a $1 million federal lawsuit accusing a Poquoson police officer of roughing her up during an arrest two years ago. In the lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Newport News, Amanda Nicole Bromwell accuses... Read more
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Mary Immaculate garden gives food pantry fresh vegetablesthe hospital is located, as do another 24,000 in Hampton and 2,000 combined in
Daily Press / Posted 17 days ago
the hospital is located, as do another 24,000 in Hampton and 2,000 combined in Gloucester, James City and York counties and Poquoson, the federation reports. Food insecurity is a federal measure of lack of access to enough food or nutritionally... Read more
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Daily Press
Monday's Little League baseball: York County Juniors advance to championship roundFinney (1-2, 2 RBI) and Charlie Tuzzolo (1-1, RBI) had solid performances for W
Daily Press / Posted 18 days ago
Finney (1-2, 2 RBI) and Charlie Tuzzolo (1-1, RBI) had solid performances for Warwick. ... In the Major tournament at Poquoson Little League, Jack Herman and Turner Secrist had two hits each as York American beat Deer Park 11-1 in an... Read more
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The Riverhead News-Review
Joseph GrohoskiJoanne and Henry Ship of The Villages; two grandsons, Jay (Lynette) Ship of Hen
The Riverhead News-Review / Posted 18 days ago
Joanne and Henry Ship of The Villages; two grandsons, Jay (Lynette) Ship of Henderson, Nev. and Michael (Robin) Ship of Poquoson, Va.; and his three beloved great-grandchildren, Oliva Grace Ship, Joseph Daniel Ship, and Jadon Michael Ship. He is... Read more
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The Suffolk Times
Joe GrohoskiJoanne and Henry Ship of The Villages; two grandsons, Jay (Lynette) Ship of Hen
The Suffolk Times / Posted 18 days ago
Joanne and Henry Ship of The Villages; two grandsons, Jay (Lynette) Ship of Henderson, Nev. and Michael (Robin) Ship of Poquoson, Va.; and his three beloved great-grandchildren, Oliva Grace Ship, Joseph Daniel Ship, and Jadon Michael Ship. He is... Read more
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Daily Press
Sunday's Little League baseball: Poquoson, York County Major teams roll in District 7 tourneyIn the District 7 Major tournament at Poquoson Little League, Poquoson hammered
Daily Press / Posted 19 days ago
In the District 7 Major tournament at Poquoson Little League, Poquoson hammered Northampton-Wythe 18-2 Sunday as winning pitcher Justin Bradshaw had four RBI and fell just a single short of the cycle. Also, York County shut out Deer Park 29-0 behind... Read more
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Daily Press
Fourth of July closingsCounty: Closed Monday and Tuesday. New Kent County: Closed Monday and Tuesday.
Daily Press / Posted 20 days ago
County: Closed Monday and Tuesday. New Kent County: Closed Monday and Tuesday. Newport News: Closed Monday and Tuesday. Poquoson: Closed Monday and Tuesday. Smithfield: Closed Tuesday. Suffolk: Closed Monday and Tuesday. Surry County: Closed... Read more
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Saturday's Little League: Poquoson, York National open Major baseball tournament with victoriesOn the first day of the double-elimination Little League District 7 Major (age
Daily Press / Posted 20 days ago
On the first day of the double-elimination Little League District 7 Major (age 10-12) tournament Saturday, host Poquoson beat York American 14-1 in four innings as Cameron Barlow struck out nine in 3 1/3 innings, homered and drove in two runs.... Read more
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Thursday's Little League: Warwick girls edge Poquoson for District 7 Major tournament championshipWarwick took the District 7 Major softball tournament championship, beating Poq
Daily Press / Posted 22 days ago
Warwick took the District 7 Major softball tournament championship, beating Poquoson 10-8 in a winner-take-all final Thursday night at Phoebus Little League to capture a state tournament berth. Warwick was led by three runs from Anna Avery, two runs... Read more
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Wednesday's Little League roundup: York County takes District 7 baseball tournament title; Warwick forces Major softball title rematch vs. PoquosonYork County won the District 7 age 9-11 championship Wednesday night, shutting
Daily Press / Posted 23 days ago
York County won the District 7 age 9-11 championship Wednesday night, shutting out Poquoson 10-0 for the title in a winner-take-all game on Warwick Little League’s field. Poquoson beat York 17-11 the previous night to force a rematch but couldn’t... Read more
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Daily Press
Senate health care bill more expensive for seniorsusers to look at net premium changes by age and income. Premiums could increase
Daily Press / Posted 23 days ago
users to look at net premium changes by age and income. Premiums could increase for seniors in Hampton, Newport News, Poquoson and Williamsburg, and in Gloucester, York, Mathews and James City counties. People 60 and older in the nearby... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Cameras catch man stealing car keys, money from gymYorktown – A man’s work out ends in a police report. According to the York-Poq
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 23 days ago
Yorktown – A man’s work out ends in a police report. According to the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Department, on June 13, a man went into the Victory Family YMCA in Yorktown and stole someone’s car keys. The sheriff’s department tells News 3, the man... Read more
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Daily Press
Tuesday's Little League roundup: Phoebus Senior team captures District 7 titletournament. Brian McBride drove in two runs and struck out seven in 5 1/3 innin
Daily Press / Posted 24 days ago
tournament. Brian McBride drove in two runs and struck out seven in 5 1/3 innings for the win. In the age 9-11 bracket, Poquoson beat York County 17-11 to force a rematch at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday for the title at Warwick Little League. Chase... Read more
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Daily Press
Monday's regional sports roundup: Poquoson advances to championship round in Major softball tournamentIn the Major tournament at Phoebus Little League, Poquoson advanced to Wednesda
Daily Press / Posted 25 days ago
In the Major tournament at Phoebus Little League, Poquoson advanced to Wednesday’s championship round with a 14-4 win over York County. Ashton Withrow struck out four and threw a complete game and Leland Withrow had two hits and scored three runs... Read more
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Daily Press
Hampton, Heritage, Phoebus, Lafayette and Smithfield to face early challenges as VHSL releases 2017 football schedulesgames: Woodside at Gloucester, Warwick at Granby, Kecoughtan at Churchland, Her
Daily Press / Posted 25 days ago
games: Woodside at Gloucester, Warwick at Granby, Kecoughtan at Churchland, Heritage vs. Warhill, Denbigh at Dinwiddie and Poquoson at Southampton. While many of what are expected to be Hampton’s toughest games come late, interesting matchups are... Read more
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Daily Press
Saturday's Little League: York age 9-11 baseball team advances to championship roundLittle League, Ethan Ruitigon struck out eight Sunday while pitching a complete
Daily Press / Posted 26 days ago
Little League, Ethan Ruitigon struck out eight Sunday while pitching a complete game for York County in a 5-1 win over Poquoson, sealing York’s spot in the championship round Tuesday. York will play the winner of Monday’s Warwick-Poquoson... Read more
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