Tag: remember the titans

Herman Boone, coach of the ‘Remember the Titans’ team, dies at...

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] This story has been updated with the Times' full obituary for Herman Boone. Herman Boone, the legendary football coach who led...

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...