US military fired missiles during Yemen Houthi attack on UAE
The U.S. military launched interceptor missiles during an attack by Yemen's Houthi rebels that targeted the United Arab Emirates during a visit by Israel's president, the second-such time American troops have opened fire, officials said. The acknowledgement by the White House and Pentagon late Monday represent a widening American involvement in Yemen's yearslong war, a conflict that President Joe Biden declared nearly a year ago “has to end.”news.yahoo.com
Cora: Text from Belichick, 'like the highlight of the year'
The sure sign for Red Sox manager Alex Cora that things are getting serious in the baseball playoffs: He got a text from Patriots coach Bill Belichick wishing him luck. “That’s like the highlight of the year,” Cora gushed before Game 3 of the AL Division Series against Tampa Bay on Sunday. Cora said Belichick reached out before Tuesday’s wild-card victory over the New York Yankees, and texted again after.news.yahoo.com
WATCH: Patrick Henry boys and girls lacrosse advance to Region 5D Championships
In girls lacrosse action, Patrick Henry defeated Stafford 21-1 in the Region 5D Semifinals. Savannah Derey netted 8 goals, Emma Kate Greer had 6 in the victory. The Patriots will now face Albemarle in the Region 5D Final on Thursday.
Patrick Henry wrestler Rico Harrington commits to George Mason
ROANOKE, Va. – “I guess I’ll just be a Patriot again.”Patrick Henry senior wrestler Rico Harrington committed to hit the mats in Fairfax for George Mason University. While this PH Patriot didn’t get to see competition his senior season (the school didn’t participate in wrestling this school year), he’s excited to reach a lifelong goal when he suits up as a George Mason Patriot. “I’ve been dreaming of being able to wrestle in college since I was six when I first started wrestling,” said Harrington. AdRico Harrington captured two state championships in his 3 years of competition with Patrick Henry (WSLS)Harrington says he was considering a variety of school before deciding on George Mason. During his 3 years of competition, Harrington compiled a record of 118-9.
Patrick Henry girls basketball coach Mike Hedrick resigns
ROANOKE, Va. – Patrick Henry girls basketball head coach Mike Hedrick announced Wednesday that he has resigned from his position with the Patriots. He has accepted a head coaching position in the Atlanta metro area. Our success the past 4 years will forever tie me to the Roanoke Community and I will be forever gratefulAs always,#BeBetter pic.twitter.com/1b9vuGGou1 — Mike Hedrick (@coachhedrickjr) March 3, 2021Since 2017, Hedrick has lead the Patriots to four consecutive state tournament appearances, two final fours′s, and this year, a state championship berth. In addition, his senior class has three River Ridge District titles and 2 Region 5D titles. Hedrick’s ability to shape talent is not lost either, he has sent multiple athletes to play at the collegiate level.
Patrick Henry shuts out Blacksburg in River Ridge action
Copyright 2021 by WSLS 10 - All rights reserved. BLACKSBURG, Va. – Patriots defeated the Bruins 56-0 on Sunday afternoon in River Ridge District play. Patrick Henry shuts out Blacksburg in River Ridge actionIf you need help with the Public File, call 540-512-1558.
Patrick Henry girls lead charge into State semifinals
Roanoke, Va. – The Patrick Henry girls basketball team is back to back--Region 5D champs under head coach Mike Hedrick. in the state semifinals. Coach Hedrick says the visiting Panthers will bring a lot of size to Roanoke. If you see a game that looks some like a snail can compete, it could be a long night for us,” Hedrick explains. The Patrick Henry boys will immediately follow the girls with a 6:30 p.m. start against Stone Bridge in the Class 5 boys state semifinals.
WATCH: Patrick Henry boys wins region 5D championship, Cave Spring girls, Northside boys advance in 3D
Over at Patrick Henry, the Region 5D finals were underway, Patriots facing the William Fleming Colonels. Patrick Henry the victor, winning 66-65, and claiming back-to-back region titles. Patrick Henry will face the winner of Potomac Falls versus Stonebridge in the first round of the State Championship. On the hardwood at Cave Spring, the girls taking on 5 seed Lord Botetourt. Boys Basketball Scores:Patrick Henry 66, William Fleming 65Northside 80, Lord Botetourt 74Abingdon 60, Cave Spring 46Girls Basketball Scores:Cave Spring 53, Lord Botetourt 57Carroll County 65, Northside 40Honaker 68, Rural Retreat 30Thomas Walker 69, Chilhowie 45
WATCH: Fleming and LB boys among teams to advance in Region hoops
ROANOKE, Va. – The third time is typically the charm, but not for the William Fleming girls on Tuesday night. They faced off with cross-town rival Patrick Henry for the third time this season, this time in the Region 5D Semifinals. Back at the home of the Colonels, the William Fleming boys had no problems with Albemarle-- coming away with a 61-21 victory. Lord Botetourt defeated Carroll County 86-46, advancing to the Region 3D Semifinals. They will play at Northside, which defeated William Byrd Tuesday night.
Spagnuolo defense perfect complement to elite Chiefs offense
FILE - Kansas City Chiefs defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo addresses the media during a news conference at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., in this Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, file photo. “That game," Brady said Monday, “is one of my least favorite football memories.”He hopes he can reflect on Sunday with a bit more joy. Brady will once again lead his offense against Spagnuolo's defense, only this time it will be his Tampa Bay Buccaneers facing the defending champion Chiefs in the Super Bowl. It also will be a rematch of a game earlier this season, when once more Spagnuolo kept Brady off balance as Kansas City coasted to a 27-24 victory in Tampa Bay. All traits that Mathieu shares with the entire Chiefs defense.
Decisive NFL games as teams fight for playoff spots
Decisive NFL games as teams fight for playoff spots A major weekend of football has put some teams closer to the postseason, while dashing others' hopes of making it to the Super Bowl. CBS Sports senior NFL writer Will Brinson joins CBSN's Anne-Marie Green to discuss the teams that are hoping to break their bad luck streaks, and if the Patriots are suffering after the loss of Tom Brady.cbsnews.com
High School hoops practice opens with restrictions
Roanoke, Va. – Monday marked the first day of basketball practice for the abbreviated VHSL winter season. But the Roanoke-Alleghany zone remaining in Phase 2 restrictions, practices are underway at schools including Patrick Henry with limitations. This also means less time for tryouts. Schools wait for the metrics to calm down in order to proceed with games, possibly later this month. The original VHSL guidelines marked December 21st as the first basketball game date, while other winter sports could begin competition on December 28th.
Chiefs-Patriots game off after Newton positive for COVID-19
– The NFL postponed this week’s game between New England and the Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs after “positive COVID-19 tests on both teams.” Patriots starting quarterback Cam Newton and Chiefs practice squad quarterback Jordan Ta’amu were both added to the NFL’s COVID-19 reserve list released on Saturday afternoon. It is the second game this weekend that has been affected by COVID-19. After an outbreak on the Titans, the matchup between Pittsburgh and Tennessee was postponed — originally for a day or two, and then until Oct. 25 as the positive tests accumulated. But if a player tests positive and is asymptomatic, he can return 10 days after the initial positive test or just five days if he has two consecutive negative tests. I think we all knew at some point we might get some positive tests.
Two groups of protesters come face-to-face in Marion
MARION, Va. – A small town in Southwest Virginia became the backdrop for a opposing protests on Friday. As Black Lives Matter and LGBTQ+ protesters were marching Friday evening, counter-protesters with the American Patriots followed them. Police asked the Black Lives Matter protesters to keep walking up one side of the road. It all started back in June, one day after a peaceful Black Lives Matter protest was met with counter-protesters. The family organized that Black Lives Matter protest and the one on Friday.
Patrick Henry’s Wright commits to Virginia State
One of Mike Hedrick’s charges made a big decision on Tuesday. Patrick Henry’s Monesha Wright commits to VSU. In a congratulatory tweet, Hedrick calls an NCAA D-2 scholarship to Virginia State ‘a life changer.’ The 6-0 senior post will be heading to compete in the CIAA. The Patriots are coming off their first ever trip to the VHSL final 4. They’ve put together back-to-back region championships and Wright has been right in the middle of it all.
Patrick Henry’s Hedrick named Class 5 girls coach of the year
The girls basketball Class 5 State Final 4. The ‘Star Trek-like’ feat was accomplished by Patrick Henry head girls coach Michael Hedrick and his lady Patriots. Friday he was honored with the VHSL Class 5 Girls Coach of the Year title. Patrick Henry was 22-6 overall, and the region D champion. The Patriots won a state quarterfinal match up with before bowing out in the state semifinals.
Cave Spring, Auburn boys, Lord Botetourt girls advance to State Championship games in Richmond
ROANOKE, Va. – Three area teams are moving onto the State Championship showdowns this week in Richmond. The Patriots ultimately fell 59-35, Highland Springs will play Princess Anne in the state championship. They will see Green Run in the state championship. In Class 3, The Lord Botetourt girls were back in the state semi-finals, this year taking on Booker T. Washington. “I told the three volleyball girls as we were walking in, the last time you guys were here it was a state championship,” head coach Renee Favaro said.
Patrick Henry girls take “Be Better” motto to heart
ROANOKE, Va. – For the past three years, their motto has been “Be Better”. And since Mike Hedrick became head coach, that’s all the Patrick Henry girls basketball team has done. Hedrick says the girls have bought into the “Be Better” philosophy on and off the court. If you do it one time, maybe it’s luck, but we’ve done it 3 years in a row and every year we’ve gotten better, beaten better competition,” Hedrick said. Patrick Henry will host Highland Springs at William Fleming High School in Roanoke on Tuesday night.
Area hoops squads move into VHSL Final 4
In the other Class 5 girls game, the William Fleming girls fell to Woodgrove 51-47. On the boys side, defending state champ GW Danville advanced to their third final 4 in four years with a 63-55 win over Loudon County. Halifax County fell to Millbrook 61-58. In Class 1, Grundy edges Parry McCluer 49-46, while Auburn vs Eastside scheduled for UVA-Wise was moved to Saturday because of snow. Honaker defeated George Wythe 65-59 and PH Glade Spring downs Galax 51-30.and in Class 1 Grundy beat Parry McCluer 49-46.
Patrick Henry signs four to next level
Roanoke, Va. – The Patriots program is no stranger to churning out student athletes that continue their academic and athletic careers in college. Patrick Henry HS signed four athletes to the next level on Thursday. It is another quality class at the home of the Patriots. It is the most important day we have, everything is positive. If they do not have that piece it shuts a lot of doors,” Patriots athletic director Patricia Sheedy said.
7th grader's experiment tackles "Deflategate"
A school science project could help prove Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's innocence in the "Deflategate" scandal. The evidence comes from an unlikely source: a 7th grader outside Boston. The 12-year-old says the NFL could have avoided controversy if it had just done an experiment, like he did. Anna Werner speaks to the student, Ben Goodell, no relation to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell.cbsnews.com
Brady, NFL fail to reach settlement in "Deflategate" hearing
The NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and Patriots quarterback Tom Brady failed to reach a settlement over Brady's four game suspension after another day in court. CBSSports.com Senior Editor Will Brinson spoke to CBSN about the latest in the trial.cbsnews.com
Patriots won't fight "deflategate" penalties -- but Tom Brady will
Patriots owner Robert Kraft announced the team will not fight its $1M fine and loss of two draft picks for deflating footballs in the AFC championship game. Boston Globe sports columnist Dan Shaughnessy explains Kraft's motives and Tom Brady's moves since his 4-game suspension.cbsnews.com
Why the Patriots are favored to win the Super Bowl
Why the Patriots are favored to win the Super Bowl CBSsports.com Senior NFL Writer Will Brinson joins CBSN to discuss Super Bowl 2015. Roger Goodell held his State of the NFL on Friday, but didn't field many questions about the Big Game coming up Sunday, February 1, 2015.cbsnews.com
Bill Rhoden on Patriots scandal: "The bad guys never really get punished"
In his article "Patriots Drag the N.F.L. Back Into Turbulence," New York Times sports columnist Bill Rhoden wrote Thursday that he is "more or less numb" to issues that arise in the league. Rhoden joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the "deflate-gate" scandal surrounding the Patriots as they prepare for the Super Bowl.cbsnews.com
Tom Brady responds to "deflate-gate" reports
Tom Brady responds to "deflate-gate" reports Quarterback Tom Brady responded to questions on the investigation into his team's use of deflated footballs in the AFC Championship game. Anna Werner reports on how the Patriots star handled questions of tampering.cbsnews.com
Watch Bill Belichick deny knowledge of "Deflate-gate"
Watch Bill Belichick deny knowledge of "Deflate-gate" NFL Patriots head coach Bill Belichick spoke out amid claims that 11 of the 12 football games used in the AFC Championship game were intentionally deflated. He denied, over and over, that he had any involvement with it.cbsnews.com
Sports host Mike Greenberg on Patriots scandal and new book "My Father's Wives"
Sports host Mike Greenberg on Patriots scandal and new book "My Father's Wives" The NFL's investigation of the Patriots is just one of the big sports headlines you can expect the sports host to talk about on the ESPN radio show, "Mike & Mike in the Morning." Away from the studio, he's a best-selling novelist. Greenberg joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss his new book.cbsnews.com
Former coach Bill Cowher on Sunday's key NFL matchups
Former coach Bill Cowher on Sunday's key NFL matchups Sunday is do-or-die for the Colts, Patriots, Packers and Seahawks. CBS Sports NFL analyst Bill Cowher, who also led the Pittsburgh Steelers to a Super Bowl victory as head coach, joins "CBS This Morning" to give a preview of the weekend's games.cbsnews.com