Tag: remember the titans

Petey Jones, ‘Remember the Titans’ player and longtime ACPS employee, dies...

By Arya Hodjat | [email protected] Petey Jones, a longtime employee of T.C. Williams High School and a member of the championship-winning 1971 football team depicted...

Former T.C. football coach Bill Yoast dies at 94

By Arya Hodjat | [email protected] Bill Yoast, the former T.C. Williams High School football coach whose key role in the team’s integration was memorialized in...

Julius Campbell dies at 65

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Julius Campbell, former captain for the 1971 championship-winning T.C. Williams High School football team, died on Jan. 25 due to...

Filling in the Blanks with Dr. Gregory Hutchings: Fresh starts require...

The new year is always a time of fresh starts and resolutions. But it is impossible to have those fresh starts and new beginnings...

A school cook’s forgotten civil rights stand

By Jim McElhatton  In the fall of 1958, longtime Alexandria schools superintendent Thomas Chambliss “T.C.” Williams took the unusual step of firing a black school...

Titans best rival West Potomac 14-8

By Jeff McQuilkin Fumbling and losing the ball on the opening kickoff is often a sign that you’re in for a bad day. But that...