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JMU men’s basketball picked fifth in CAA

The JMU men’s basketball team was predicted to finish fifth in the 2014-15 Colonial Athletic Association standings, according to a vote by the league’s 10 head coaches, media relations directors and members of the media.


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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.


UVA basketball eighth in preseason USA Today Coaches Poll

Defending ACC regular-season and tournament champ UVA was ranked eighth in the preseason USA Today Coaches Poll released on Thursday.


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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#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.


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University of Richmond men¹s basketball single-game tickets on sale Wednesday

Spider fans can purchase single-game tickets to Richmond home men’s basketball games beginning on Wednesday, October 15 at 9 a.m.


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#4 UVA women’s soccer tops NC State, 6-0

The fourth-ranked UVA women’s soccer team posted six goals for the second consecutive game, downing NC State 6-0 Sunday in front of 1,741 fans at Klöckner Stadium.


VMI men’s soccer loses 2-0 at East Tennessee State

Despite 10 saves from junior keeper Alex Guerra, the Virginia Military Institute men’s soccer team was edged 2-0 on the road Tuesday evening at East Tennessee State University’s Summers-Taylor Stadium in Southern Conference action.


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#14 UVA men’s soccer defeats George Mason, 1-0

The 14th-ranked UVA men’s soccer team pulled out a 1-0 win at George Mason Tuesday evening in front of 3,003 fans in rainy conditions at George Mason Stadium in Fairfax, Va.


UVA football midterm grades: Is an A possible?

A critic of Mike London commenting on Augusta Free Press this week pointed to the anemic offensive efficiency rating for the UVA offense in the ESPN Football Power Index. Yikes, yeah, 89th in the country among the 128 FBS teams. That’s bad, beyond bad.


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Gobble, gobble: Number of turkeys raised in Virginia up from 2013

According to the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, the number of turkeys to be raised in Virginia in 2014 is expected to total 16 million, up three percent from the 15.5 million raised in 2013.


JMU field hockey drops double OT heartbreaker to Delaware, 6-5

Delaware scored the golden goal with just 2:19 left to play in the second overtime to bring the James Madison field hockey team’s comeback bid just short as the Dukes fell 6-5 in double overtime to the defending Colonial Athletic Association champion Blue Hens in both teams’ league opener on Friday night at the JMU Field Hockey Complex.


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World Health Organization taps VCU tobacco product research center as a collaborator

The Center for the Study of Tobacco Products at Virginia Commonwealth University has been named a World Health Organization collaborating center that will assist the global health organization with questions related to tobacco product testing and research.


VMI lacrosse announces incoming class for 2015 season

For a second-straight season, every incoming lacrosse player at VMI completed their first week on Post following Matriculation. The Keydet lacrosse team gained 17 members of the Class of 2015+3 in advance of head coach Brian Anken’s fifth season at the Institute.


McAuliffe announces October as Virginia Wine Month

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that October is Virginia Wine Month, offering visitors a chance to discover that Virginia is a wine destination unlike any other.


Kirk Cousins not the savior for bad, bad, bad Washington team

Washington had the ball near midfield down 10 points early in the third quarter. Then the wheels fell off the Kirk Cousins bandwagon.


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Virginia wine sales reach new record high in fiscal year 2014

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that sales of Virginia wine continued solid growth in fiscal year 2014 and reached another record level, increasing by almost 2% from fiscal year 2013.


Martin coaching final season of JMU men’s soccer

James Madison University Director of Athletics Jeff Bourne announced Monday that JMU men’s soccer coach Tom Martin will not return after the 2014 season, which is the final year of his contract.


VMI women’s soccer drops 1-0 decision to USC Upstate

Kenzie Major scored her fifth goal of the season in the 25th minute and it was all the USC Upstate Spartans needed, as they held on for a 1-0 victory over the VMI Keydets in non-conference women’s soccer action Sunday at Patchin Field in Lexington, Va.


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#24 Liberty pulls away from #25 Bryant, 38-21

No. 24 Liberty scored on four of their first five possessions of the game and added two second-half touchdowns to secure a 38-21 Hall of Fame game victory over No. 25 Bryant, Saturday evening at Williams Stadium.


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#10 UVA field hockey upsets #3 Duke, 2-1

The No. 10 Virginia field hockey team (6-2, 2-0 ACC) won its fifth-straight game, earning a 2-1 victory at No. 3 Duke (6-1, 1-1 ACC) on Friday (Sept. 19) Durham, N.C.


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#2 UVA women’s soccer blasts ODU, 5-0

The second-ranked UVA women’s soccer team completed its non-conference schedule Wednesday with a 5-0 victory over Old Dominion at Klöckner Stadium.


VMI Soccer Roundup: Men, women both fall in Sunday matches

VMI men drop 4-0 decision to Robert Morris: In the final game of the 2014 Jay Sculley Memorial Tournament, the Virginia Military Institute men’s soccer team had chances early in each half, but the Colonials of Robert Morris University struck twice in each stanza to top VMI 4-0 in non-conference action at Patchin Field on Sunday.


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Liberty football downs Brevard, 56-31

Timely passing and a persistent rushing attack helped Liberty open its 2014 home schedule with a 56-31 victory over Brevard, Saturday evening at Williams Stadium.


JMU men’s soccer defeats Belmont, 2-1

Senior forward Josh Grant (Plymouth, England/Torpoint College) tallied his seventh career game-winning goalFriday night as the James Madison men’s soccer team topped Belmont 2-1 in the Belmont Invitational at Rose Park.