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JMU golf fares well at Golfweek Program Challenge

The JMU women’s golf team continued its improvement round to round and finished sixth at the 2014 Golfweek Program Challenge, Sept. 7-9.


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#16 William and Mary football hosts Norfolk State on Saturday

The No. 16 William and Mary football team will look for its second consecutive victory when it hosts Norfolk State in its home opener this Saturday at 7 p.m.


Gardner-Webb takes down VMI women’s soccer, 3-1

A Nicole Blixt 53rd-minute goal pulled the VMI Keydets within one, but the Gardner-Webb Runnin’ Bulldogs added an insurance marker in the 71st minute and went on to a 3-1 victory in women’s soccer action Monday in Lexington, Va.


rain

Tropical depression may develop in Atlantic this week

AccuWeather reports a robust tropical feature has emerged in the eastern Atlantic and could develop as the week progresses.


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Starnes’ 64th-minute goal lifts VMI 1-0 over Asheville

Deadlocked and scoreless through the first 63 minutes of a non-conference game with UNC Asheville, VMI got what proved to be the game-winning goal from junior Andrew Starnes in the 64th minute, lifting the Keydets over the Bulldogs 1-0.


salem red sox

Pelicans top Sox, force deciding Game 3 with Salem

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans used a three run third inning to pick up a 4-1 victory over the Salem Red Sox in game two of the Southern Division Championship series Thursday night. The series will be decided in game three tomorrow night in Myrtle.


Potomac Nationals

Potomac Nationals win in regular-season finale

The Potomac Nationals (78-58, 40-27) prevailed over the Frederick Keys (65-72, 33-37) by the final score of 6-1 on the final day of the 2014 regular season Sunday afternoon at Harry Grove Stadium.


lynchburg hillcats

Playoff-bound Lynchburg drops regular-season finale

Kevin Ahrens hit his league-leading 41st double of the year, and Jose Martinez and Sean Godfrey each notched an RBI Monday, but the Lynchburg HIllcats fell to Myrtle Beach in the regular-season finale at TicketReturn.com Field, 3-2.


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Richmond Flying Squirrels edge B-Mets, 1-0

Lefty Ty Blach and centerfielder Elliott Blair keyed a, 1-0, win for the Richmond Flying Squirrels (78-63) over the Binghamton Mets (83-58) at The Diamond on Sunday afternoon.


salem red sox

Salem Red Sox defeat Wilmington, 4-1

Righthander Simon Mercedes delivered seven spectacular innings on the hill and catcher Jake Romanski crushed four doubles with the bat to help the Salem Red Sox surpass Wilmington 4-1 on Sunday afternoon.


lynchburg hillcats

Late grand slam stuns Lynchburg Hillcats

With Lynchburg leading 2-1 with two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning, Ryan Cordell hit a grand slam to left field to catapult Myrtle Beach to a 5-2 victory at TicketReturn.com Field Saturday night.


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Hillcats top Carolina, 5-4, maintain wild-card lead

Two teams involved in separate Wild Card races needed 10 innings to determine a winner, but the Hillcats prevailed in an extra-inning thriller with a 5-4 victory at Carolina Friday night to maintain a one game lead over Frederick in the Northern Division standings.


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Former Richmond Spider David Gonzalvez signs with Finnish club

Former Richmond men’s basketball player David Gonzalvez has signed on with a new club in his fifth season of professional basketball.


UVA Athletics

UVA’s Burton, Fuller named to preseason All-ACC volleyball team

Two members of the UVA volleyball team, junior Lauren Fuller and sophomore Jasmine Burton, were named to the Preseason All-Atlantic Coast Conference Volleyball Team, the ACC announced Tuesday (Aug. 26).


lynchburg hillcats

Lynchburg downs Carolina, 6-2, maintains wild-card lead

Jose Martinez and Kevin Ahrens each hit two-run homers, while Blair Walters tossed six shutout innings, to propel the Lynchburg Hillcats to a 6-2 victory over Carolina at Five County Stadium Thursday night.


salem red sox

Salem Red Sox split doubleheader with Frederick

Carlos Asuaje recorded five hits over two games on Wednesday night, and the Salem Red Sox mustered a clutch comeback to earn a split of their doubleheader in Frederick.


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Mountain Jamboree at Massanutten this Saturday

The fifth annual Mountain Jamboree at Massanutten is now just days away. This star studded line-up is the perfect way to end an amazing summer.


lynchburg hillcats

Hillcats drop series opener in Carolina, 4-3

Two errors in the ninth inning opened the door for the Hillcats, trailing 4-3 in the final frame, but Lynchburg stranded the tying run at third base and fell to Carolina in the series opener of a four-game set Tuesday night.


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Richmond Flying Squirrels fall to Altoona, 3-2

The Richmond Flying Squirrels (75-61) fell to the Altoona Curve (57-79), 3-2, at Peoples Natural Gas Field on Tuesday night. Despite the loss, the Squirrels’ magic number to claim the Western Division dropped to three as Akron also lost to Trenton, 5-0.


salem red sox

Frederick holds off Salem Red Sox, 5-4

The Keys jumped on Sox starter Simon Mercedes for four runs in the first two innings, providing a cushion that helped Frederick ward off Salem’s late comeback in a 5-4 victory on Tuesday night at Harry Grove Stadium.


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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.


william & mary

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.


lynchburg hillcats

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.


salem red sox

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.


lynchburg hillcats

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.


salem red sox

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.


richmond flying squirrels

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.


lynchburg hillcats

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.


salem red sox

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.


lynchburg hillcats

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.


UVA Athletics

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.


lynchburg hillcats

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.


richmond flying squirrels

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.


Bridgewater College football

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.