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Lynchburg Hillcats earn doubleheader split

- The Lynchburg Hillcats picked up a doubleheader split against the Myrtle Beach Pelicans on Sunday, losing the first game, 5-3, and winning the night cap of the twin bill, 8-0.
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In memoriam: Jim Gordon, sports editor, my mentor

- I was, at first, intimidated, very much so, by Jim Gordon, a local sports legend who had himself helped make legends of the likes of Ralph Sampson (Harrisonburg High School, UVA), Dell Curry (Fort Defiance High School, Virginia Tech), Kevin Madden (Robert E. Lee, UNC), Reggie Harris (Waynesboro High School, the Oakland A’s).
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Squirrels cap homestand with walk-off win

- Jonah Arenado delivered a walk-off sacrifice fly in the bottom of the ninth inning, finishing the Flying Squirrels 4-3 win on Sunday at The Diamond against the Bowie Baysox.

VMI Whitehurst, Horney make U.S. Armed Forces Team

- VMI alumnae Kristen Whitehurst and Amy Horney have made the U.S. Women's Armed Forces Soccer Team.
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Lynchburg Hillcats wait out rain delay, top Pelicans

- The Lynchburg Hillcats came from behind to beat the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, 7-2, on Saturday after waiting out a 2:40 rain delay.
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Flying Squirrels, Baysox split twin bill

- The Flying Squirrels (37-35) and Baysox (33-40) split a pair of games on Saturday night with Bowie winning the opener 9-4 and Richmond taking the evening affair, 5-1.
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UVA senior Jack Salt named to New Zealand FIBA World Cup qualifier team

- UVA redshirt senior center Jack Salt (Auckland, New Zealand) has been named to the New Zealand National Team for a pair of FIBA World Cup qualifying games.
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Seven-run eighth highlights 10-0 Potomac win

- With a 13-batter, seven-run eighth inning, the Potomac Nationals (38-31, 1-1) picked up a 10-0 victory over the Wilmington Blue Rocks (32-40, 1-1).
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Squirrels drop 6-5 rain-shortened game to Baysox

- For the second consecutive night, the Flying Squirrels (36-34) were denied a nine-inning game, this time dropping a rain-shortened affair 6-5 to the Bowie Baysox (32-39) on Friday at The Diamond.
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Retired News Virginian sports editor Jim Gordon has passed away

- Retired News Virginian sports editor Jim Gordon, 78, passed away on Wednesday.

Pickleball popularity is increasing in Virginia

- Pickleball might not yet be a household name in some locations. However, it is growing rapidly in popularity throughout the state of Virginia.
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UVA guard Devon Hall taken in second round of 2018 NBA Draft

- UVA shooting guard Devon Hall was selected by the Oklahoma City Thunder in the second round of the 2018 NBA Draft on Thursday.

UVA College Day at Nationals Park on Saturday

- Saturday, June 23 is UVA Day at Nationals Park. Join UVA alumni, students, parents, faculty, and fans to support the Nationals as the Nats take on NL East rival Philadelphia Phillies.
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Flying Squirrels outswerve Curve

- The Flying Squirrels (36-33) snuck out a rain-shortened 2-1 win over the Altoona Curve (35-31) in the series finale during a muddy Thursday evening at The Diamond.
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Morgan’s six hitless innings lead Lynchburg Hillcats to 1-0 win

- Eli Morgan did not allow a hit and matched a career-high with nine strikeouts, as the Lynchburg Hillcats came within four outs of a combined no-hitter in a 1-0 shutout of the Myrtle Beach Pelicans on Thursday.
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Speed burns Potomac in 2-1 loss

- Out of the All-Star break, the Wilmington Blue Rocks (32-39, 1-0) overmatched the Potomac Nationals (37-31, 0-1) with speed on the basepaths in a 2-1 Blue Rocks victory.
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Slania deals Squirrels to doubleheader split

- Richmond hurler Dan Slania struck out seven batters in a spot start on Wednesday as the Flying Squirrels and Altoona Curve (35-30) split a doubleheader at The Diamond.
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‘Hoos in the NBA? Podcast looks at UVA draft prospects

- Chris Graham talks some UVA hoops on the eve of the 2018 NBA Draft, looking specifically at the games of Devon Hall, Isaiah Wilkins and Nigel Johnson.
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World Cup 2018 Update: Podcast

- Chris Graham and Seth Megginson break down the 2018 World Cup at the seven-day mark of group play.
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UVA releases 2018 women’s soccer schedule

- The UVA women’s soccer team announced its 2018 schedule on Wednesday (June 20). The schedule consists of 17 games, featuring 10 home matches, including five against ACC opponents.
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UVA reliever Mack Myer signs with Giants

- UVA baseball relief pitcher Mack Meyer (San Francisco, Calif.) signed a minor league contract with the San Francisco Giants and has reported to the club’s Class A short season affiliate, Salem-Keizer Volcanoes.
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Vader. Money in the Bank, G1 Climax: Podcast

- Chris Graham talks pro wrestling, including the news of the passing of legendary Leon "Vader" White, the fallout from Money in the Bank, and a look ahead to the G1 Climax tournament.