Tag: Big South

UVA offensive line coach Scott Wachenheim named VMI head football coach

VMI Athletics Director Dr. Dave Diles announced Sunday that Scott Wachenheim has been named head football coach and will begin his duties immediately.


UT Martin hands Longwood first home loss, 77-67

Deville Smith carried UT Martin through the second half and scored 13 of his 16 points over the final 20 minutes of the game to lead the Skyhawks to a 77-67 win over Longwood Saturday evening Willett Hall.


Taylor’s 34 points propel Longwood to 74-73 comeback win over Dartmouth

Longwood point guard Quincy Taylor broke out for a career-high 34 points, including 24 in the second half, to lead the Lancers to a 74-73 come-from-behind win over Dartmouth.


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Liberty football moves back into Top 25

Following a victory over No. 2/1 Coastal Carolina in Conway, S.C., Liberty has moved back inside both FCS top 25 polls heading into the first round of the NCAA FCS Playoffs.


VMI not extending contract of football coach Sparky Woods

VMI Athletics Director Dr. Dave Diles announced today that the contract of head football coach Sparky Woods will not be extended.


JMU football earns playoff berth, will host Liberty on Saturday

The No. 15 JMU football team will host Big South Conference champion Liberty in the 2014 NCAA FCS Football Championship, the committee announced this morning.


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Liberty upsets #1 Coastal Carolina, 15-14, is playoff-bound

Liberty punched its ticket to the NCAA FCS Playoffs for the first time with a 15-14 victory over No. 2/1 Coastal Carolina, Saturday afternoon, at Brooks Stadium.


Richie Rose resigns as VMI men’s soccer coach

VMI head men’s soccer coach Richie Rose announced his resignation as the program’s ninth head coach on Monday. Rose’s resignation becomes effective on Jan. 1, 2015.


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Liberty football falls to Charleston Southern, 38-36, on Senior Day

The Liberty Flames scored twice in the fourth quarter to pull within two points, but were unable to come up with a defensive stop late in the game, dropping their Senior Day contest, 38-36, to Charleston Southern.


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UVA women’s soccer earns #2 seed in NCAA Tournament

The UVA women’s soccer team received a No. 2 seed in the 2014 NCAA Tournament and will open play at home on Friday as it hosts High Point.


Coastal Carolina recruit Jeremy Harris shining at Fishburne

Jeremy Harris can score the ball. What Fishburne Military School postgrad basketball coach Ed Huckaby thinks the 6’7” commit to Coastal Carolina needs to work on is his defense.


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Big fourth quarter lifts Liberty football past Monmouth, 34-24

The Flames scored twice in the fourth quarter and used two sacks to end a pair of late drives for Monmouth, allowing Liberty to secure a 34-24 victory over the visiting Hawks, Saturday afternoon, at Williams Stadium on Military Appreciation Day.


VMI announces search for new women’s soccer coach

VMI athletics director Dr. Dave Diles announced Wednesday morning that the department will begin a search for a new head women’s soccer coach immediately.


VMI baseball coach Marlin Ikenberry steps down

VMI Head Baseball Coach Marlin Ikenberry will step aside to pursue an opportunity in private business, athletics director Dr. Dave Diles confirmed late Monday.


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Liberty football enhances playoff resume with 28-7 win over Presbyterian

The Liberty Flames pushed their winning streak to three straight games and remained unbeaten in Big South play with a 28-7 victory over Presbyterian Saturday afternoon.


VMI baskeball tabbed fifth/sixth in SoCon, Peterson All-Conference

VMI basketball was voted fifth and sixth in the SoCon’s two preseason polls, while guard QJ Peterson was one of 10 players tabbed to the league’s preseason all-conference team at the SoCon Basketball Tip-Off, held Wednesday morning in Asheville, N.C.


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Liberty outlasts Appalachian State in OT, 55-48

An old-fashioned shootout was ended on a defensive play in overtime, allowing Liberty to claim a 55-48 victory over Appalachian State, Saturday afternoon, during Homecoming weekend at Kidd Brewer Stadium.


Longwood women’s basketball faces early non-conference gauntlet in 2014-15

A gauntlet of non-conference games, including five contests against ACC and SEC teams, highlights the 2014-15 Longwood women’s basketball schedule, announced Friday by 13th-year head coach Bill Reinson.


VMI QB Al Cobb named to Jerry Rice Watch List

VMI quarterback Al Cobb has been named to the 2014 Jerry Rice Award Watch List as announced by The Sports Network Wednesday.


Navy onslaught too much for Longwood men’s soccer

Navy played the entire game on the offensive, blasted two dozen shots on Longwood’s net and took advantage of a pair of early goals to sink the Lancers, 2-0, Tuesday evening at Glenn Warner Soccer Facility.


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Big 10, ACC, SEC foes highlight Liberty women’s basketball schedule

Head coach Carey Green has crafted an extremely challenging schedule for the 2014-15 Liberty women’s basketball team.


Longwood men’s soccer drops 1-0 decision to Pitt

The opportunities were there. The goals were not. Despite winning the time of possession battle and outshooting Pittsburgh 10-8, Longwood dropped a hard-fought 1-0 matchup against the visiting Panthers Sunday afternoon at the Athletics Complex.


Rachel Travis joins Longwood women’s basketball staff

Longwood head women’s basketball coach Bill Reinson announced the addition of Rachel Travis to his staff as an assistant coach.


Longwood men’s soccer shuts out VMI, 1-0

Sophomore goalkeeper Carlos Canas recorded his third career shutout, and junior Zach Crandall scored the eventual game-winner in Longwood’s 1-0 season-opening win at VMI Saturday afternoon at Patchin Field.


Longwood basketball tickets on sale

Season tickets for the Longwood men’s and women’s basketball programs’ 2014-15 seasons are now on sale to the general public at LongwoodLancers.com.