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Old Dominion tops Southern Miss for 12th win in 14 games

Jan. 19, 2019 6:28 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Ahmad Caver had 19 points, eight assists and four steals, B.J. Stith scored 17 with four 3-poitners and Old Dominion beat Southern Miss 78-60 on Saturday. The Monarchs have claimed victory in 12 of their last 14 games. Xavier Green added 13 points and five assists for Old Dominion...

Dickens' dunk lifts Old Dominion over Louisiana Tech 64-63

Jan. 17, 2019 9:18 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Dajour Dickens capped a back-and-forth finish by scoring the go-ahead basket on a dunk with 18 seconds left and Old Dominion beat Louisiana Tech 64-63 on Thursday night. Ahmad Caver set up the winning play for the Monarchs (13-5, 3-2 Conference USA) with a drive into the lane and a feed...

Dead man's girlfriend sentenced for having illegal poison

Jan. 15, 2019 3:15 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A woman who was storing the poison ricin around the time of her boyfriend's mysterious death has been sentenced to nearly three years in prison. The Virginian-Pilot reports 63-year-old Debbie Siers-Hill was sentenced Monday in a federal Virginia court after pleading guilty last year to...

Jamerson scores 26, Norfolk St. beats Bethune-Cookman 75-68

Jan. 14, 2019 10:43 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Derrik Jamerson Jr. had a career-high 26 points and Kyonze Chavis scored 11 of his career-best 15 in the final eight minutes as Norfolk State pulled away for a 75-68 win over Bethune-Cookman on Monday night. Jamerson made 7 of 10 from beyond the 3-point arc and Chavis was 5-of-5...

Casino proposal prompts tribes to clash over ancestral lands

Jan. 14, 2019 12:34 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — As one Native American tribe seeks to open Virginia's first casino, another tribe has lodged an objection over claims to ancestral lands. The Virginian-Pilot reported Sunday that the Nansemond tribe objects to the Pamunkey tribe's claim that its ancestral lands stretched as far south as...

Navy officer accused of swindling government sentenced

Jan. 10, 2019 3:27 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A Virginia-based naval officer accused of helping to swindle the government out of $2.7 million in order to fund a high-stakes poker habit, buy luxury vehicles and a second home has been sentenced to more than four years in federal prison. The Virginian-Pilot reports Lt. Randolph Prince...

Norfolk St withstands FAMU run for 72-62 win behind Jamerson

Jan. 7, 2019 10:45 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Derrik Jamerson Jr. scored 21 points with five rebounds, Jordan Butler scored 10 with 10 rebounds and three blocks and Norfolk State beat Florida A&M 72-62 on Monday night. Armani Branch added 13 points as Norfolk State (7-10, 2-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) finished 24-of-49...

Port: Largest shipping cranes to operate in US have arrived

Jan. 7, 2019 5:32 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — What are said to be the largest cranes to operate at a U.S. commercial port arrived Monday in Virginia, marking the latest effort to accommodate the increasingly mammoth container ships that underpin international trade. Standing 170 feet (52 meters) tall, the Chinese-made gantry cranes...

Stith, Caver help Old Dominion rally past W. Kentucky 69-66

Jan. 5, 2019 9:45 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — B.J. Stith and Ahmad Caver scored 19 and 18 points, respectively, and three consecutive 3-pointers pushed Old Dominion ahead by seven and the Monarchs held on to defeat Western Kentucky 69-66 Saturday night capping the school's biggest comeback. Western Kentucky led 21-0 to start the...

Norfolk State wins MEAC opener 77-63 behind Jamerson

Jan. 5, 2019 9:02 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Derrik Jamerson Jr. scored 21 points with five 3-pointers, Alex Long scored 14 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, and Norfolk State opened Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference play with a 76-63 win over Delaware State on Saturday night to end a two-game skid. Nic Thomas scored 15 with four 3s...