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Nation’s alley-oop secures JMU’s 63-61 win over Campbell

An alley-oop dunk by junior guard Andre Nation with 2.3 seconds left to play gave James Madison a thrilling 63-61 men’s basketball victory over Campbell on Tuesday at the JMU Convocation Center.


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William and Mary downs Wofford, 66-62

The William and Mary men’s basketball shot a season-high 65.6 percent from the floor in downing defending Southern Conference Champion Wofford, 66-62, on Saturday.


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Liberty football rallies in second half, upsets JMU, 26-21, in playoffs

The Flames scored three times and held the No. 15/15 James Madison potent offense in check in the second half, allowing No. 20/23 Liberty to advance in the NCAA FCS Playoffs with a 26-21 win.


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George Mason wins on three-quarter-court buzzer beater

Redshirt sophomore Jalen Jenkins sank a three-quarter court shot from just beyond Manhattan’s foul line to give Mason a 64-63 victory Saturday afternoon over Manhattan in the Patriot Center.


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Virginia Tech rallies late, defeats UVA, 24-20, extends winning streak to 11

Virginia Tech used a late scoring drive to escape frigid Lane Stadium with a 24-20 win over UVA here Friday night. The win was the 11th straight for Tecgh over the Cavaliers and keeps the Hokies’ bowl streak intact at 22 years.


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George Mason loses third straight in Puerto Rico

On the final day of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off, the College of Charleston escaped with a 61-60 win over George Mason men’s basketball despite a buzzer-beater attempt by the Patriots.


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#21 Richmond tops #22 William and Mary, 34-20

The No. 22/19 William and Mary football team fell to No. 21 Richmond, 34-20, on Senior Night at Zable Stadium.


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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.


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George Mason basketball loses again in Puerto Rico

Junior Shevon Thompson set a single-game Puerto Rico Tip-Off record Friday night pulling down 19 rebounds in George Mason’s loss to New Mexico.


#23 JMU women’s basketball wins 69-65 at American to open season 3-0

Redshirt-junior guard Jazmon Gwathmey scored a career high 22 points at American to lead No. 23 JMU women’s basketball to a 69-65 win at Bender Arena on Thursday night.


Hot-shooting JMU men’s basketball coasts past Longwood, 82-60

The James Madison men’s basketball team shot 59 percent for the game to defeat Longwood 82-60 on Wednesday night at the JMU Convocation Center.


Fishburne basketball routs Grace Christian, 65-31

The Fishburne Military School varsity basketball team traveled to Staunton for a contest against the Warriors of Grace Christian School on Tuesday night and returned to Waynesboro with a 65-31 win.


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William and Mary football rises in national rankings

After earning a lopsided victory at Towson on Saturday, the William and Mary football team moved up in both major Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) polls this week.


UVA women’s basketball defeats Radford, 75-47

The UVA women’s basketball team (2-0) closed out its opening home stand by defeating Radford (0-1), 75-47, on Sunday afternoon (Nov. 16) at John Paul Jones Arena.


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#23 William and Mary football keeps playoff hopes alive with 37-14 win over Towson

The No. 24/23 William and Mary football team kept its playoff aspirations alive with a 37-14 victory at Towson on Saturday afternoon.


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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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Norfolk State basketball preview: Spartans are unknown entity

Although the Norfolk State men’s basketball team, from an outside perspective, may have a significant amount of concern, the coaching staff is confident there will be little to no drop-off after losing the winningest senior class in Division I history.


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George Mason basketball drops season opener to Cornell, 68-60

Junior guard Patrick Holloway scored eight points in the final 35 seconds to cut George Mason’s double-digit deficit, but it was not enough to rally back as Cornell topped Mason men’s basketball 68-60.


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#4 UVA women’s soccer tops High Point, 8-0, in NCAA Tournament first round

The fourth-ranked UVA women’s soccer team opened play in the 2014 NCAA Tournament with an 8-0 victory over High Point in a first round match Friday at Klöckner Stadium.


Fishburne varsity basketball opens season with 65-60 win over Legacy Christian

Treavor Norman scored 15 points, and Kian Tate and Jordan Jake had 14 each, to lift Fishburne to a season-opening 65-60 win over Legacy Christian in prep basketball Tuesday night.


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Victory Formation: Why value the premature end to a football game?

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Mike Mitchell earned the ire of New York Jets coach Rex Ryan after his over-the-line dive at the end of the Jets’ 20-13 win on Sunday.


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Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks sports on WREL

Who is playing the best football in the ACC right now? Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joins host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Va., to talk ACC football.


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#4 UVA women’s soccer drops 1-0 decision to #2 Florida State in ACC Tournament final

The fourth-ranked UVA women’s soccer team suffered a 1-0 loss to second-ranked Florida State in the ACC Tournament final Sunday afternoon.


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#24 William and Mary football tops Elon, 17-7

The No. 24/25 William and Mary football team earned a 17-7 victory against Elon at Zable Stadium on Saturday afternoon.


Game Notes: JMU football to face Stony Brook on Saturday

James Madison will take to the road for its next Colonial Athletic Association contest with Stony Brook on Saturday.


JMU baseball announces 2015 schedule

Twenty-nine home games and five opponents from the 2014 NCAA Tournament highlight the 2015 James Madison baseball schedule, as released by coach Spanky McFarland on Thursday.


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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 women’s soccer raises over $2,300 for ACS

VMI women’s soccer raised over $2,300 for the American Cancer Society in a recent fundraiser, according to information released by the team earlier this week.


C.F. Richards Junior Academy hosting Fall Festival in Staunton

This Sunday, November 2, 2014, C.F. Richards Junior Academy is hosting their annual Fall Festival in Staunton and invites the entire community to come out for some old-fashioned family fun!


JMU football hosts William and Mary on Saturday

JMU football went 3-0 in October and although unranked could put itself in the Football Championship Subdivision playoff picture when the Dukes host No. 17 William and Mary.


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William and Mary football moves up national rankings

After earning a 31-17 victory against Delaware last Saturday, the William and Mary football team moved up in both major Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) polls this week.


JMU women’s soccer tops Elon, 1-0, on Senior Day

The James Madison women’s soccer team locked up the No. 2 seed in the upcoming Colonial Athletic Association tournament Sunday afternoon with a 1-0 win over Elon in overtime at University Park on Senior Day.


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#18 William and Mary football tops Delaware, 31-17

The No. 18/20 William and Mary football team earned a 31-17 victory against Delaware at Zable Stadium on Saturday afternoon.


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Bridgewater football runs past Washington and Lee, 24-13

Senior Jacob Wright rushed for a career-high 192 yards and two scores and the Bridgewater Eagles defense came up with a number of key stops in the fourth quarter as the Eagles rolled past Washington and Lee by a 24-13 score on Homecoming Saturday at the Jopson Athletic Complex.


Staunton nutritionist works for lasting change

I recently sat down with Anne Buzzelli, a Staunton nutritionist operating her own practice named BuzzNutrition. What struck me about Anne, and what caused me to seek her out for a story, is that if there were to be a trophy given out for “Staunton’s #1 Fan,” she would certainly be in the top three contenders!


Socktober Challenge comes to Staunton, Virginia

This Saturday, October 24, 2014 join Staunton’s premier health and wellness experts in the parking lot next to Black Dog Bikes where they will be handing out goodies and collecting donations for Valley Mission shelter.


Fishburne PG alum Quincy Taylor named team co-captain at Longwood

Seniors Tyler Akers and Quincy Taylor, redshirt junior Lotanna Nwogbo and sophomore Damarion Geter will captain the 2014-15 Longwood men’s basketball team, head coach Jayson Gee announced Thursday.


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Downtown Safe Halloween returns to nTelos Wireless Pavilion

The annual “Downtown Safe Halloween” event will take place Saturday, October 25, from 2 – 5 pm at the Ntelos Wireless Pavilion located on the Downtown Mall.


Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance presents 11th annual Halloween on the Square

Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance is proud to present the 11th annual Halloween on the Square on Saturday, October 25 from 10am to 2pm in downtown.


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ODU-Vanderbilt kickoff time announced for Nov. 1 contest

The ODU-Vanderbilt game on Saturday, Nov. 1 is set for a 7 p.m. EST kickoff that will be broadcast on ESPNU, the SEC announced on Monday.