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Central Connecticut State completes weekend sweep of VMI baseball

Central Connecticut State starting pitcher Cody Brown struck out 15 hitters as his team defeated the VMI Keydets, 4-2, in the seven-inning doubleheader finale between the teams Sunday at Gray-Minor Stadium in Lexington, Va.

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Westbound Interstate 64 in Rockbridge County will close March 19

The Virginia Department of Transportation will briefly close westbound Interstate 64 in Rockbridge County on March 19, 2015 to make pavement repairs in the area of the Maury River bridges near Lexington.


CCSU’s complete game downs VMI Keydets, 3-1

The Central Connecticut State Blue Devils scored twice in the first inning and made it stand up behind a complete-game six-hitter by Matt Blandino as they defeated the VMI Keydets, 3-1, in non-conference baseball action Friday afternoon in Lexington, Va.


Podcast: 2015 ACC Tournament Preview

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joins host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450 in Lexington, Va., to preview the 2015 ACC Tournament.


Two VMI home runs not enough in 13-6 loss

Will Connerley and Thomas Stallings homered for VMI, but the Binghamton Bearcats scored in four of the first five innings en route to a 13-6 victory over the Keydets in non-conference baseball action Monday afternoon at Gray-Minor Stadium.


VMI baseball splits home doubleheader

At their long-awaited home opener Sunday, the VMI Keydets split a doubleheader with the Binghamton Bearcats in non-conference baseball action at Lexington, Va.’s Gray-Minor Stadium.


Mercer tops VMI in SoCon Tournament

The #3-seeded Mercer Bears used a 26-4 first half run to break open the game and went on to an 89-61 win over the #6-seeded VMI Keydets Saturday night in the quarterfinals of the 2015 Southern Conference Men’s Basketball Championship.


More complaining about the weather

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joins host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450 in Lexington, Va., to talk about … the weather. (Seriously, it’s too much. We’re all well past the breaking point!) There is good news ahead, of course, with temperatures forecast to be in the 50s and 60s next week. Meanwhile, we are where we are.


VMI baseball alters weekend schedule

After countless cancellations due to snow over the past two weeks, VMI baseball will finally open at home this weekend – but there has been a schedule change.


Rob Straughan named next dean of W&L’s Williams School of Commerce, Economics, and Politics

Rob Straughan, associate dean and professor of business administration/marketing at Washington and Lee University’s Williams School of Commerce, Economics, and Politics, has been named the next dean of the Williams School.

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AFP editor Chris Graham talks March Madness on WREL-1450

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks college basketball with host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Va. The calendar has shifted to March Madness, and the focus of today’s segment is second-ranked UVA, the ACC and the upcoming NCAA Tournament.


VDOT reduces speed limit, lane width on Interstate 64 near Lexington

The Virginia Department of Transportation has temporarily lowered the work-zone speed limit to 45 miles an hour on westbound Interstate 64 in Rockbridge County where contractors are rehabilitating bridges over the Maury River.


UVA-VMI baseball game moved to Wednesday

The Tuesday (March 3) UVA-VMI baseball game has been postponed because of inclement weather and field conditions. The game has been rescheduled for Wednesday (March 4) at 3 p.m. at Davenport Field.


Washington and Lee professor Lucas Morel to speak at the Lincoln Memorial on March 7

Lucas Morel, the Class of 1960 Professor of Ethics and Politics at Washington and Lee University, will make remarks at the Lincoln Memorial as part of the sesquicentennial of President Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Speech. The event takes place on Saturday, March 7 at 9:30 a.m. and is free and open to the public.


AFP designs new website, movie trailers for Hull’s Drive-In

Hull’s Drive-In in Lexington, Va., has a new website designed by Augusta Free Press. The theater, marking its 65th year in operations, begins its 2015 season in mid-March.