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  • Girls basketball roundup: Boger nets 23 to lead Williamsburg Christian

    Kaylee Boger scored 23 points to lead Williamsburg Christian Academy to a 65-21 girls basketball win Monday over Denbigh Baptist. WCA (3-1) scoring: T. Jones 10, A. Jones 11, Boger 23, Franklin 11. Lafayette 53, Denbigh 38: Rachel Lia scored a game-high 19 points and Kenya Holiday added 12 to lead...

      • Boys basketball roundup: Lafayette wins opener

        A 3-pointer by Timmy Woollum propelled Lafayette to a 54-52 home victory against Denbigh in the season opener for both teams. The guard scored six of his team-high 16 points in the fourth quarter for the Rams. Eric Heard hit two free throws to put the Patriots ahead 51-49, but Woollum gave Lafayette...

          • Tribe block party strikes again in playoff win

            Tribe block party strikes again in playoff win

            WILLIAMSBURG – In a football game William and Mary trailed 14-0 and ultimately won 52-49 – one that featured 1,020 combined yards of offense – it’s hard to pinpoint exactly when the turning point came for the Tribe. Or if there was one, exactly. After giving up 28 unanswered points in 17 minutes...

              • W&M survives Duquesne 52-49 to advance to rematch vs. Richmond

                W&M survives Duquesne 52-49 to advance to rematch vs. Richmond

                WILLIAMSBURG — In the playoffs, strange things tend to happen. William and Mary coach Jimmye Laycock has seen plenty, which is why he's putting Saturday's 52-49 win over Duquesne in its proper perspective. Yes, the Tribe had four turnovers. Yes, the defense allowed 540 total yards and its highest...


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              • Limelight events for Dec. 2

                U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Band – The holiday concerts are among the band's most popular performances. 7 p.m., Friday. Saint Bede Catholic Church, 3686 Ironbound Road. Free. Lighted Boat Parade – A magnificent parade of lights among motorboats, sailboats and more in competition for...

                  • After Dark for Dec. 2

                    Wednesday Cogan's Deli & Sports Pub — Acoustic Wednesdays, 7-9 p.m. Thursday Aromas — Open Mic Night, 7:30-9 p.m. Friday Center Street Grill — Kevin Bleakley, 9 p.m. Williamsburg Lodge — Timeline Jazz Quartet, 8-11 p.m. Cogan's Deli & Sports Pub — Old Play, 8-11 p.m. Comedy Club of Williamsburg — Noah...

                      • Annual Christmas Parade turns 50

                        On Dec. 5, "Our Golden Christmas" will tie in elements from parades past.

                          • Busch Gardens' Christmas Town opens Friday

                            Busch Gardens' Christmas Town opens Friday

                            Even as vampires in coffins laid on the grounds of Busch Gardens Williamsburg in the light of day and the ghouls had yet to find their resting place for the remainder of the year, dozens of crew members were hard at work at the park wrapping lights around Christmas trees and pulling out wreaths,...


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                          • Deportation claims don't hold up

                            There's a line in one of the Texas Trilogy Plays (The Oldest Living Graduate) that is a spot on description of Donald Trump: "If [BS] were music, he'd be a brass band." A prime example is his claim that he would deport all 11 million people believed to be in the United States illegally, and, in...

                              • Agencies' FOIA compliance is appalling

                                The recent press survey of governmental compliance to Freedom of Information Act requests by local public entities is nothing but appalling. Forty years is way to long for public officials to get used to complying with the law. There appears to be no disincentive to ignoring the law. So the solution...

                                  • Charter on Human Rights and refugees

                                    In response to Ms. Warren's wiseletter"Standing on the side of love" concerningSyrian refuges,I would only add to itarticle 14 of the U.N. Charter of Human Rights which says. "Everyone has the right to seek and to enjoy in other countries asylumfrom persecution." This holiday season let us celebrate...

                                      • W&M forums a big step forward

                                        I am in my second year at James Madison University, but I am originally from Williamsburg. I read the article "W&M forum on racial climate for undergrads 7 P.M. tonight" and I found it to be very pleasing. I believe it is a great step forward to focus on racial barriers and situations at colleges,...

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