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Game Notes: VMI hosts ODU on ESPN3 Tuesday night

VMI baseball will return to action Tuesday evening, when the Keydets play host to the Old Dominion Monarchs at Gray-Minor Stadium.


VMI loses series finale to Mercer

Jacob Jaye homered and drove in both of VMI’s runs, but Kyle Lewis went deep and had five RBI as the Mercer Bears defeated the Keydets, 7-2.


VMI football holds first spring scrimmage

Staying true to an emphasis on ball security in spring drills, the VMI offense did not commit a turnover.


VMI splits doubleheader with Mercer

A pinch-hit double by Jake Huggins broke a 3-3 tie and sent the VMI Keydets past the Mercer Bears, 4-3, in SoCon baseball action Saturday.


VMI basketball inks three in spring signing period

VMI head basketball coach Dan Earl announced the signings of three recruits to national letters-of-intent during the spring signing period.


Game Notes: VMI on the road at Mercer for weekend series

VMI baseball will return to action Friday, when the Keydets travel to Macon, Ga. to take on the Mercer Bears in a three-game SoCon series.


VMI loses heartbreaker at JMU, 11-10

Zach Tondi hit a two-run, walk-off home run to send the JMU Dukes past the VMI Keydets, 11-10, in non-conference baseball action Tuesday.

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Anheuser-Busch to acquire Devils Backbone

Anheuser-Busch announced today an agreement to acquire Devils Backbone Brewing Company.

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Hearing aid: Allow yourself time to adjust to new sounds

Your new hearing aid will work so well that you may think at first that it’s working too well.


Western Carolina sweeps Sunday doubleheader at VMI

Western Carolina scored a combined 35 runs and swept a doubleheader from VMI, 21-7 and 14-11, in SoCon baseball action Sunday afternoon.


Game Notes: VMI hosts Western Carolina in Sunday doubleheader

VMI (16-18, 1-6) and Western Carolina (15-13, 6-1 SoCon) will play two on Sunday at Gray-Minor Stadium in Lexington, Va.


Western Carolina hits five homers in 7-1 win over VMI

The Western Carolina Catamounts hit five home runs and never trailed en route to a 7-1 win over the VMI Keydets.


Environmental Excellence Award winners named

The winners of the 2016 Governor’s Environmental Excellence Awards were named at the Environment Virginia Symposium.


Game Notes: VMI hosts Western Carolina in SoCon baseball

VMI baseball returns to action Friday, when the Keydets open a three-game series against Western Carolina at Gray-Minor Stadium.


VMI men’s soccer coach Jon Freeman steps down

VMI head men’s soccer coach Jon Freeman has announced that he will step down from his post to pursue another professional opportunity.

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VMI eager to get spring football drills under way

VMI will commence spring football drills Thursday, April 7 with a workout at Fiorini Field that will begin a busy week for the team.


VMI Keydets rally to down Radford, 8-7

A seven-run uprising in the seventh inning turned the game around and sent the VMI Keydets past the Radford Highlanders, 8-7, in non-conference action Tuesday night in Radford, Va.


Game Notes: VMI faces Radford on Tuesday

VMI baseball will return to action Tuesday, when the Keydets travel to Radford to face former Big South foe Radford.

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Hearing loss: No, it’s not just you

You’re experiencing hearing loss, and you assume it’s just you. But it’s not just you. More than 34 million Americans have hearing loss.


VMI comes up short in series finale at UNC Greensboro

The UNCG Spartans scored the final six runs of the game, en route to a 6-1 win over the VMI Keydets in the finale of a three-game SoCon series.

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Lime Kiln Theater announces 2016 Summer Schedule

Lime Kiln Theater has announced its schedule for the Summer 2016 season. The series will run from May 21 through Aug. 26.


VMI falls at UNCG, 11-6

The UNCG Spartans scored 10 consecutive runs to break the game open in the middle innings to defeat the VMI Keydets, 11-6.

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Registration open for Stonewall Jackson Symposium May 27-28

Registration is open for the 16th biennial Stonewall Jackson Symposium at Virginia Military Institute.

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W&L professor Domnica Radulescu publishes third novel

Washington and Lee University professor Domnica Radulescu has published her third novel, “Country of Red Azaleas.”


Game Notes: VMI travels to UNC-Greensboro for weekend series

VMI baseball is back in action Friday, when the Keydets open a three-game SoCon series against the Spartans of UNCG in Greensboro.


VMI loses heartbreaker to Longwood in extras, 10-9

The Longwood Lancers defeated the VMI Keydets, 10-9, in a non-conference contest Wednesday night in Farmville, Va.

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Washington and Lee Habitat chapter receives State Farm grant

Washington and Lee University’s Habitat for Humanity campus chapter received a $5,000 matching grant from State Farm®.

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Sen. Tim Kaine to speak at VMI graduation

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine will speak at Virginia Military Institute’s commencement ceremony May 16.


Long balls lead record-setting VMI 23-2 win

VMI tied school records for home runs and triples in a game and fell just one shy of single-game RBI and hit records, en route to a 23-2 victory.


Governor, Flint Water crisis researcher to speak at Environment Virginia

Registration is open for Virginia Military Institute’s 27th annual Environment Virginia Symposium, which will feature a talk by Gov. Terry McAuliffe.


VMI comes up short against JMU, loses 12-8

A back and forth, see-saw affair was decided with four runs in the top of the sixth as the James Madison Dukes defeated the VMI Keydets, 12-8, Tuesday afternoon at Gray-Minor Stadium in Lexington, Va.


Malbon’s walkoff backs Winder’s gem in 2-1 VMI win

The VMI Keydets downed the Binghamton Bearcats, 2-1, in the finale of the three-game series between the programs Sunday in Lexington, Va.


Pita’s cycle, RBI record leads VMI in twinbill split

Freshman Matt Pita hit for the cycle and set a modern-day school record for runs batted in in a single game, leading VMI over Binghamton , 15-9.

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W&L prof Barton Myers awarded fellowship at Filson Historical Society

Barton Myers, assistant professor of history at Washington and Lee University, has won the Filson Historical Society’s 2016 Ballard Breaux Visiting Research Fellowship.

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Stonewall Jackson House Museum open for the season

The Stonewall Jackson House reopened for the season March 1 after being closed for the winter months of January and February.


VMI drops midweek game to Longwood, 5-2

The Longwood Lancers scored three times in the first inning and two pitchers combined on a two-hitter as Longwood defeated the VMI Keydets, 5-2.


Chattanooga edges VMI in thriller, 67-65

A furious rally by the VMI Keydets fell just short as the Chattanooga Mocs held on for a thrilling 67-65 win Monday night in Lexington, Va.


VMI completes sweep of Lafayette with 8-5 win

The VMI Keydets scored seven early runs and a Jacob Jaye home run in the seventh, the first of his career, provided insurance as VMI downed the Lafayette Leopards, 8-5.


VMI Keydets cruise past The Citadel on Senior Day

The VMI basketball team weathered a fast Citadel offense with their own attack for a 111-95 victory over the Bulldogs Saturday afternoon in Lexington.


Bullpen, Maddox’s homer send VMI over Lafayette, 4-2

The VMI Keydets took down the Lafayette Leopards, 4-2, in NCAA baseball action Saturday afternoon in Lexington, Va.


Long ball, solid relief push VMI past Lafayette in series opener

Matthew Eagle pitched six scoreless innings in relief and was backed by home runs from Collin Fleischer and Matt Pita, helping VMI defeat Lafayette, 8-2.


Washington and Lee announces new executive director of communications, public affairs

Jessica L. Willett has been named executive director of communications and public affairs at Washington and Lee University.


Record-breaking Q.J. Peterson scoring outburst pushes VMI past Mercer

Q.J. Peterson broke the VMI single-game scoring record by scoring 46 points to lead the VMI Keydets over the Mercer Bears, 91-82.

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Podcast: Chris Graham talks presidential race, ACC basketball on WREL

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks presidential politics and ACC basketball with host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Va.

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Podcast: Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham previews Virginia-Virginia Tech on WREL-1450

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham previews the Virginia-Virginia Tech ACC football clash with Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450 in Lexington, Va. Can the ‘Hoos finally break in their 11-game losing streak in the rivalry game? Can legendary Tech coach Frank Beamer go out on top? That plus a breakdown of the College Football Playoff race, and a quick look at the ACC basketball scene.


VMI hangs around for a half, but Virginia Tech dominates second half, wins 76-52

The Virginia Tech Hokies used a +13 margin on the glass in the second half to outscore the VMI Keydets by 24 points over the final 20 minutes, en route to a 76-52 victory at Cassell Coliseum Saturday evening in Blacksburg.

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Western Carolina rallies late, defeats VMI, 24-20

Despite leading twice throughout the game, the Virginia Military Institute football team fell to visiting Western Carolina by a 24-20 score Saturday afternoon at Foster Stadium in Lexington, Virginia.

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Game Preview: Can VMI end on high note in season finale with Western Carolina?

VMI (2-8, 1-5 Southern Conference) has a chance to head into the spring with some momentum with a Saturday season finale at home with Western Carolina (6-4, 4-2 SoCon).

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Podcast: AFP editor Chris Graham talks Virginia politics, sports on WREL-1450

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks Virginia politics and sports with Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450 in Lexington, Va. The segment includes discussion of congressional action on the Syrian refugee crisis in the wake of last week’s terrorist attack in Paris, a new poll of Virginia voters on their 2016 presidential preferences, and then switching gears, a quick preview of a busy weekend in college football.


Washington and Lee economics professors win USITC research contract

Michael A. Anderson, the Robert E. Sadler Professor of Economics at Washington and Lee University, and Martin H. Davies, assistant professor of economics, have been awarded a United States International Trade Commission (USITC) government research contract for work on the organization’s India Trade Project.