Gen. Philip M. Breedlove – the four-star U.S. Air Force general and the head of all NATO forces as Supreme Allied Commander, Europe – will address leadership and how decisions are made in a speech at Bridgewater College.
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The #14 Richmond Spiders scored 14 points in the final 2:19 of the opening half to pull away in a close game, and went on to defeat the VMI Keydets 34-0 in football action Saturday night at Robins Stadium in Richmond, Va.
On August 17, the Virginia Military Institute held matriculation, and among those present that day, 14 were recruited lacrosse players. All 14 of those players survived the Institute’s Hell Week, and head lacrosse coach Brian Anken has announced the incoming class for the 2013-14 academic year.
Virginia Military Institute will open the 2013-14 basketball season against The Citadel on Friday, Nov. 8 in a contest that will be televised on ESPNU as part of coverage for the third annual All-Military Classic presented by USAA.
Virginia Military Institute head basketball coach Duggar Baucom has received a contract extension through the 2017-2018 season, athletic director Donny White has announced.
VMI outfielder Rob Dickinson, the 2013 Big South Player of the Year, has been named a CollegeBaseballInsider.com/Louisville Slugger Honorable Mention All-American, according to information released Friday morning
Redshirt sophomore Derrick Ziglar and redshirt freshman Bradley Lipscomb combined for 159 yards rushing and a touchdown to key the offense in VMI’s first preseason scrimmage held Thursday afternoon at Foster Stadium.
A Place to Call My Own will be presented by the director, James Overton, and the assembled cast and crew, for one night only at the R/C State Theatre (12 West Nelson St. Lexington, Va. 24450) Monday Aug. 12.
A crash involving 41 vehicles including six tractor-trailers closed both southbound lanes of Intestate 81 at mile marker 196 in Rockbridge County Sunday evening.
A crash involving seven vehicles including a tractor-trailer has closed both southbound lanes of Intestate 81 at mile marker 196 in Rockbridge County. This location is between exit 200 at Route 710 in the Fairfield area and exit 195 at Route 11 in the Lexington and Timber Ridge area.
VMI football will commence 2013 August camp workouts on Monday, August 5. The practice schedule for the Keydets leading up to the August 31 opener at Richmond has now been made available to the public.
Valley Program for Aging Services and the Central Shenandoah Unit of the Medical Reserve Corps, Virginia Department of Health will partner to offer “Know Your Numbers” blood pressure screening and education in June. The events are free to anyone, and will include refreshments and giveaways.
Although summer is always filled with lazy, hazy days, Maury River Senior Center will stay busy despite the heat. MRSC staff have planned months filled with activities to entertain, educate, and have fun.
Maury River Senior Center will offer “Don’t Be a Victim – Defend Yourself!”, a five-week course in the fundamentals of self-defense. Classes will be taught by Tiffany Lee. Lee has 20 years of martial arts experience, and is certified to teach Systema, a Russian martial art. Classes will meet on Thursdays from 4-5pm, beginning May 16 and concluding June 13.
The Mobile Information Station is a service of Valley Program for Aging Services to bring information about resources, and benefits to Rockbridge hometowns for residents aged 60 and older. VPAS Outreach Coordinator Debbie Branham, accompanied by Maury River Senior Center staff, will visit the following locations in November. MIS hours at all locations are 10am until 2pm; no appointment is needed.
The first evening activity designed for those 60 and older will begin at Maury River Senior Center this month. The Western Dance Party Series is a beginning class in Country and Western couples dancing. Absolutely no experience is necessary.