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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.


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.


VMI basketball announces 2014-2015 broadcast schedule

VMI basketball will be shown on nationally available networks seven times this season, according to information released Sunday. The Keydets can be seen four times on ESPN3, twice on the American Sports Network (ASN) and once on Roots TV.


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#4 Villanova edges #15 William and Mary, 35-31

The No. 15/18 William and Mary football team was edged by No. 5/4 Villanova, 35-31. W&M (4-3, 1-2) led, 31-28, with less than a minute remaining, Villanova (6-1, 4-0) scored the game-winning touchdown on a 13-yard pass from quarterback John Robertson to wide receiver Kevin Gulyas with just 0:52 on the clock.


VMI football drops double-OT thriller to Gardner-Webb, 47-41

A Kenny Cook touchdown catch in the second overtime was the difference as the Gardner-Webb Runnin’ Bulldogs eked out a 47-41 double overtime victory over the VMI Keydets in non-conference football action Saturday at Lexington, Va.’s Foster Stadium.


JMU men’s soccer falls 2-1 to Hofstra on Senior Night

The James Madison men’s soccer team mounted a comeback attempt in the final minutes of Saturday night’s Colonial Athletic Association matchup against Hofstra, but ultimately came out on the short end of a 2-1 decision at University Park on Senior Night.


Duke football facility upgrades: Does it make sense to spend that money?

Duke drew 28,131 fans to Wallace Wade Stadium for its Homecoming win over UVA on Saturday. Not a lot of people, but a lot of very smart people, in a manner of speaking, though you have to question how wise some of the smart people on campus are considering what they’re thinking about doing with untold tens of millions of dollars.


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Live Blog: UVA football in key game at ACC rival Duke

UVA (4-2, 2-0 ACC) travels to Duke (5-1, 1-1 ACC) today for a key ACC contest. The ‘Hoos are alone atop the ACC Coastal Division standings after home wins over Louisville (23-21, Sept. 13) and Pitt (24-19, Oct. 4). Duke, the defending Coastal champ, is coming off a 31-25 win at Georgia Tech last weekend. The Blue Devils have won five of the last six in the series with UVA.


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#6 UVA field hockey downs Liberty in OT, 3-2

The No. 6 UVA field hockey team (12-4, 4-1 ACC) erased a two-goal deficit to defeat Liberty (9-6, 3-0 NorPac) in overtime, 3-2, on Friday (Oct. 17) at Turf Field.


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How does UVA football match up with defending ACC Coastal champ Duke?

Duke football is riding about as high as you can get in that sport on that campus. A 5-1 start on the heels of a 10-win season that landed the Blue Devils in the 2013 ACC Championship Game and the Chick-fil-A Bowl is what David Cutcliffe has fans almost expecting now.


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#15 William and Mary football hosts #4 Villanova on Saturday

The No. 15/18 William and Mary football team will square off against a top-10 opponent for the second consecutive week when it hosts No. 5/4 Villanova for homecoming this Saturday at 3:30 p.m.


Live pro wrestling in Inwood, W.Va., on Oct. 18

LTW Entertainment is hosting a night of pro wrestling at the Randy Smith Center in Inwood, W.Va., on Saturday, Oct. 18. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and bell time is 7 p.m.


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#10 William and Mary football blown out by #4 New Hampshire, 32-3

The No. 10/11 William and Mary football team had its four-game winning streak snapped with a 32-3 loss at No. 4/6 New Hampshire on Saturday afternoon.


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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.


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Game Notes: #10 William and Mary football at #4 New Hampshire

After a bye week, the No. 10/11 William and Mary football team will return to action when it plays at No. 4/6 New Hampshire on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. The top-10 showdown will be televised live nationally on NBC Sports Network.


JMU women’s soccer falls at Northeastern, 2-0

The James Madison women’s soccer team dropped a 2-0 decision Sunday afternoon on the road against Northeastern at Parsons Field. The loss is the first of Colonial Athletic Association play in 2014, dropping JMU to 2-1 in conference action and 7-6 overall.


#14 Chattanooga blitzes VMI football, 55-7

The nationally-ranked defense of the #14 Chattanooga Mocs lived up to its billing, shutting down VMI and handing the Keydets a 55-7 Southern Conference loss Saturday afternoon at Finley Stadium in Chattanooga, Tenn.


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Breaking down Virginia Tech-UNC: Who survives to compete in ACC title race?

Both Virginia Tech and North Carolina enter their matchup Saturday at Kenan Stadium in Chapel Hill, N.C., with an ACC loss. One will leave with a second loss, and almost assuredly will see its chance to play for the ACC title in Charlotte in December come to an end.


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Meaningful October football: Can UVA get leg up on ACC Coastal race?

How long has it been since UVA Nation was getting ready for a meaningful fall football game in Scott Stadium? It turns out that 2011 was only three years ago, but it feels like forever.


JMU women’s soccer drops 4-2 decision to Richmond

The James Madison women’s soccer team fell 4-2 in its final nonconference match of the 2014 season Sundayafternoon against Richmond at Robins Stadium.