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AAA: Nearly 1 million Virginians traveling for Labor Day

AAA Travel projects nearly one million (964,305) Virginians will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Labor Day holiday weekend, the highest volume for the holiday since 2008 and a very slight increase of 0.5% over 2013.


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Richmond Flying Squirrels promise megablast for home finale on Saturday

The Richmond Flying Squirrels have announced that in appreciation of the tremendous support they have received from their fans during their run to the playoffs, and throughout their fifth season in Richmond, they have doubled the amount of fireworks they will launch during the final regular season fireworks extravaganza of the year on Saturday, August 30.


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William and Mary preps for season opener at Virginia Tech

The No. 19/22 William and Mary football team will open the 2014 season when it plays at Virginia Tech this Saturday at 4 p.m.


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Lynchburg halts losing streak with rain-shortened 2-0 win

Lynchburg snapped its eight-game losing streak after claiming a rain-shortened victory against the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, 2-0 after six innings, in front of 3,975 fans on Fan Appreciation Night at Calvin Falwell Field.


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Salem Red Sox win in 10 over Wilmington

Jantzen Witte laced a sinking line drive into left field with the bases loaded in the last of the 10th, scoring Matty Johnson from third to trigger a victory celebration on Friday night in Salem.


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Keys finish sweep of Lynchburg with 7-2 win

Lynchburg plated two unearned runs in the fifth inning but was shutout the rest of the way in a 7-2 loss at Harry Grove Stadium, as Frederick completed a sweep of the Hillcats Sunday afternoon.


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Lynchburg drops third straight, falls to Keys, 6-1

Daniel Carroll scored the only run for Lynchburg on a night that saw the Frederick pitching staff hold the Hillcats to two hits offensively, as Lynchburg dropped its second straight contest to the Keys, 6-1.


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Salem erupts for 21 hits, routs Pelicans, 17-9

Manuel Margot launched a three-run homer that broke a 3-3 tie in bottom of the third, opening the floodgates as the Salem Red Sox pounded Pelicans pitching for a season-high 21 hits in a 17-9 triumph on Saturday night.


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EMU men’s soccer looks to ride work ethic to success in ODAC

The EMU soccer men will be counting on a mix of experience and new faces to boost them back to the ODAC Tournament this fall. The Royals return a number of players from a balanced 2013 squad, but Coach Roger Mast expects a core of incoming athletes to push for spots on the field.


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Richmond completes doubleheader sweep of New Hampshire

The Richmond Flying Squirrels (70-54) swept a doubleheader from the New Hampshire Fisher Cats (59-65)on Thursday night at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium.


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VMI men’s soccer returns to post for preseason

With the fall season rapidly approaching, the VMi men’s soccer team returned to Post on Aug. 14 to begin its preseason regimen in advance of the 2014 slate.


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Hillcats win streak at five with 4-3 win over Winston-Salem

Jose Martinez provided the game-winning hit, driving home Eric Garcia from second base in the ninth inning, to complete a three-run comeback and give the Hillcats a 4-3 victory at BB&T Ballpark Wednesday night.


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Finally! Rain lifts, Salem sweeps Potomac

Able to play for the first time in six days, the Salem Red Sox showed few signs of rust in sweeping a twin-bill from Potomac, garnering a 6-3 victory in the opener before rallying to prevail 9-6 in the nightcap.


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Hillcats notch 18 hits in 9-3 victory over Winston-Salem

Kevin Ahrens’ two-run double and Levi Hyams’ RBI triple highlighted a five-run fifth inning that helped the Lynchburg Hillcats break a 1-1 tie and cruise to a 9-3 victory against the Winston-Salem Dash at BB&T Ballpark Tuesday night.


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UVA golfers McCarthy and Bard near top of leaderboard at U.S. Amateur

Virginia senior men’s golfer Denny McCarthy (Rockville, Md.) is tied for fifth and sophomore Derek Bard (New Hartford, N.Y.) is in 15th place after the opening round of play at the 114th U.S. Amateur Championships taking place in Johns Creek, Ga.


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Bats come alive late to lift Hillcats to 4-1 win

Lynchburg didn’t post a hit until the seventh inning, but it only took one to give the Hillcats the lead, as Emerson Landoni’s two-run double broke up the Dash’s no-hit bid and sparked Lynchburg to a 4-1 victory at Calvin Falwell Field Friday night.


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Farmers and state vet: Antibiotic use in livestock safe, necessary

Virginia livestock producers treat their animals with antibiotics when they are sick, but meat and milk from animals with antibiotics in their systems doesn’t end up on store shelves.


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Richmond Flying Squirrels snap eight-game losing skid

The Richmond Flying Squirrels (67-52) snapped a franchise-record eight-game losing streak with a, 5-1, win over the Portland SeaDogs (74-46) at The Diamond on Friday night.


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Late homer lifts Lynchburg Hillcats past Winston-Salem

Kevin Ahrens blasted a three-run homer over the left field fence in the bottom of the eighth to power the Lynchburg Hillcats ahead of Winston-Salem, 4-3, which ended up being the final score at Calvin Falwell Field Friday night.


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Bridgewater College football tabbed fifth in ODAC preseason poll

Following a vote of the league’s coaches, the Bridgewater Eagles football team was tabbed to finish fifth in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) during the 2014 season according to a press release from the league office. Bridgewater picked up 23 total points to round out the top five.


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Lynchburg Hillcats rout Salem Red Sox in series opener, 13-5

Jose Martinez went 3-for-6 with a season-high four RBIs and three runs scored to fuel an offense that posted a season-best 13 runs on 15 hits in a 13-5 Lynchburg Hillcats victory at LewisGale Field Tuesday night.


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Lynchburg Hillcats swept in Winston-Salem

The Lynchburg Hillcats were held scoreless through eight innings by two of the top prospects in the in the White Sox organization on their way to a 5-1 loss to the Winston-Salem Dash.


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Altoona completes sweep of Richmond Flying Squirrels

The Altoona Curve (50-66) completed a four-game sweep of the Richmond Flying Squirrels (66-49) with a, 6-3, win on Sunday night at Peoples Natural Gas Field.


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Salem Red Sox lose on walkoff wild pitch

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans scored two runs in the bottom of the ninth inning, beating the Salem Red Sox 7-6 Sunday night on a walk-off wild pitch by Madison Younginer.


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Five-run third dooms Lynchburg Hillcats in loss to Dash

A five-run third inning was enough to sink the Lynchburg Hillcats tonight as they lost 5-4 to the Winston-Salem Dash.


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Dash down Lynchburg Hillcats, 3-2

The rain was constant tonight in Winston-Salem, but after a 40 minute delay prior to the first pitch, the Lynchburg Hillcats and Winston-Salem Dash battled through to complete nine innings in just over three hours.


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Altoona Curve tops Richmond Flying Squirrels, 7-3

The Altoona Curve (48-66) eased past the Richmond Flying Squirrels (66-47), 7-3, on Friday night at Peoples Natural Gas Field. The Curve have taken the first two games of the four-game series.


Waynesboro Generals take Game 1 of VBL semis with 6-4 win over ‘Jacks

A three-run Mike McClellan double keyed a five-run Waynesboro Generals fifth, and Micah Gorman pitched into the eighth inning in a strong outing on the mound, lifting Waynesboro to a 6-4 win over Covington in Game 1 of their Valley League semifinal series Friday night.


Waynesboro Generals complete first-round Valley League playoff sweep

A seven-run fifth broke open a close game, and the Waynesboro Generals advanced to the second round of the 2014 Valley League playoffs with a 10-4 win over the Aldie Senators.


Potomac Nationals

Potomac Nationals rally falls short in 8-6 loss to Myrtle Beach

The Potomac Nationals (58-48, 20-17) dropped game two of a three game series against the Myrtle Beach Pelicans (65-43, 21-19) by an 8-6 count on Tuesday night.


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Lynchburg Hillcats continue roll, beat Wilmington, 4-2

The Lynchburg Hillcats needed some late-inning heroics to break a 2-2 tie in the eighth. Jose Martinez provided that with a two-out, two-run double to left-center field to propel Lynchburg to a 4-2 victory at Calvin Falwell Field Tuesday night.


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University of Richmond adds two to women’s basketball staff

Richmond women’s basketball head coach Michael Shafer announced the hiring of assistant coach John Miller and Director of Basketball Operations Crystal Williams, who will complete the 2014-15 Richmond women’s basketball staff Monday afternoon.


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Richmond Flying Squirrels snap losing skid, top Senators, 2-1

The Richmond Flying Squirrels (65-44) snuck past the Harrisburg Senators (43-64), 2-1, to snap a three-game slide on Monday night at The Diamond.


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Washington Redskins sign Florida State alum Everette Brown

The Washington Redskins announced today that they have signed free agent linebacker Everette Brown. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.


Waynesboro Generals win sixth straight, top New Market, 2-1

The rains came, as expected, but before they did, the Waynesboro Generals got a nice combined pitching effort from Marcus Shippey and Zach Williamsen and a clutch fifth inning RBI single from Colin Bennett to defeat New Market, 2-1, in a game shortened to five and a half innings by rain.


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Harrisonburg Turks clinch Valley League regular season title

The Harrisonburg Turks clinched the 2014 Valley Baseball League pennant with a 2-0 win over the Covington Lumberjacks in a rain-shortened game on Saturday night.


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Lynchburg Hillcats top Frederick Keys, 6-3

Lucas Sims completed his fourth straight quality start tonight allowing three runs over seven innings in the Lynchburg Hillcats’ 6-3 win over the Frederick Keys. Despite the recent string of strong outings, it was the first win for Sims since June 26.


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Erie tops Richmond Flying Squirrels, 5-1

The Erie SeaWolves (52-55) downed the Richmond Flying Squirrels (64-43), 5-1, at Jerry Uht Park on Saturday night.


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Five-run fifth powers Harrisonburg past New Market

A five-run, fifth-inning explosion powered the Harrisonburg Turks past the New Market Rebels 8-3 on Friday night.


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Salem Red Sox blank Myrtle Beach, 6-0

Cody Kukuk looked about as dominant as you can look, tossing six scoreless innings in the Salem Red Sox 6-0 win over the Myrtle Beach Pelicans Friday night.


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Erie tops Richmond, 2-0, streak ends at six

The Erie SeaWolves (51-55) snapped the Richmond Flying Squirrels’ (64-42) six-game win-streak with a, 2-0, shutout victory at Jerry Uht Park on Friday night.


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Miller dominant, Lynchburg avoids sweep, tops Salem, 5-0

Jarett Miller struck out six while tossing a career-high 7.2 innings, and Jose Martinez homered to contribute to a 5-0 victory against the Salem Red Sox at Calvin Falwell Field Thursday night.


Waynesboro Generals whitewash Covington Lumberjacks, 6-0

Jeff Schank gave up three hits in six scoreless innings, and Garrett Russini had a homer and three RBI, lifting the Waynesboro Generals to a 6-0 win over the Covington Lumberjacks in Game 1 of a Valley League doubleheader at Kate Collins Field Wednesday night.


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Salem Red Sox blank Lynchburg Hillcats, 10-0

The Salem Red Sox scored double digit runs for only the second time in the second half and Pat Light put together his best start of the season in a 10-0 blowout win over the Lynchburg Hillcats at City Stadium Tuesday night. Light picked up his third win in his last five starts, surrendering just […]


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Snodgrass pitches Richmond past Akron, 2-0

Lefty Jack Snodgrass rode to the rescue of a depleted bullpen, turning in seven scoreless innings as the Richmond Flying Squirrels (61-41) blanked the Akron RubberDucks (57-46), 2-0, on Monday night at Canal Park.


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Richmond goes extras to top Harrisburg, 5-4

In the longest game of the season, the Richmond Flying Squirrels (60-41) defeated the Harrisburg Senators (40-60), 5-4, in 15 innings at The Diamond on Sunday afternoon.


Charles Town Cannons blast Waynesboro Generals, 15-8

A five-run fifth and a five-run eighth lifted the Charles Town Cannons to a booming 15-8 win over the Waynesboro Generals Sunday night.


Boston College Press Conference: Andy Gallik and Dominique Williams

ACC Football Kickoff interview with Andy Gallik and Dominique Williams.


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Richmond, as Braves, defeats Senators, 7-3

A four-run eighth inning allowed the Richmond Flying Squirrels (59-41) to pull away from the Harrisburg Senators (40-59), 7-3, in front of a capacity crowd (9,560) at The Diamond on Saturday night.


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Dramatic rally lifts Harrisonburg over Front Royal

Mitchell Matulia’s bases-clearing, go-ahead double capped a 6-5 comeback win for the Harrisonburg Turks over the league-leading Front Royal Cardinals on Friday night.