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VMI football: Keydets top Mercer, 28-21, break 30-game road losing streak

Junior Aaron Sanders set a new VMI record for catches in a game and the Keydet defense posted a game-deciding stop in the final minutes as the VMI Keydets defeated the Mercer Bears, 28-21, in SoCon football action Saturday in Macon, Ga. With the win, VMI broke a 30-game road losing streak that had dated to Oct. 23, 2010.


Men’s soccer: Own goal costly in 2-1 VMI loss at Mercer

Playing at even strength for much of the game, the VMI men’s soccer team suffered an own goal that proved to be the difference as host Mercer claimed victory with a 2-1 win Saturday afternoon at Bear Field in Macon, Georgia.

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Bridgewater falls at #24 Washington and Lee, 45-24

#24 Washington & Lee pulled away early in the second half as the Bridgewater College football team fell 45-23 to the Generals on Saturday in Lexington, Va.

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VMI’s Q.J. Peterson named to SoCon Preseason All-Conference Team

VMI junior guard Q.J. Peterson was named to the 2015-16 Southern Conference Preseason All-Conference team as voted by the conference coaches. The league made the announcement Thursday from its office in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

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Podcast: Did Benghazi hearing boost Hillary Clinton in the polls?

Hillary Clinton more than handled herself in front of tough questioning from a House committee investigating the 2012 attack on a consultate in Benghazi, Libya. AFP editor Chris Graham breaks down the political implications of the made-for-TV drama on WREL-1450 in Lexington, Va.


Women’s soccer: VMI, Delaware State battle to scoreless tie

Despite late match drama, the VMI Keydets and Delaware State Hornets battled to a scoreless tie in non-conference women’s soccer action Thursday afternoon in Lexington, Va. It was the first 0-0 result for VMI women’s soccer since Nov. 1, 2009 against South Carolina State.


Lee’s Lasting Vision is new exhibition at Lee Chapel and Museum in Lexington

“150 Years Later: Lee’s Lasting Vision,” Lee Chapel and Museum’s new changing exhibition, will mark the 150th anniversary of Robert E. Lee’s inauguration as the 11th president of Washington College, which took place on Oct. 2, 1865.

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Podcast: AFP editor Chris Graham talks college football, college basketball

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham breaks down another busy weekend in college football on WREL-1450 in Lexington, Va. Can UVA pull the upset at North Carolina? What about the Hokies at home against Coastal Division leader Duke? JMU and VMI have big games on the schedule this weekend as well. And then the conversation turns to the college basketball season, which is just three weeks away.


Apple Day at Stonewall Jackson House

The Stonewall Jackson House will hold its annual Apple Day Celebration Saturday, Oct. 24, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the house museum and garden. Festivities include cider pressing, old-time music, games, and crafts for children of all ages.

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VMI hangs tough with #6 Chattanooga, falls 33-27

The VMI Keydets nearly pulled off the upset, but the #6-ranked Chattanooga Mocs converted on a fourth down in the waning moments to seal a dramatic 33-27 win in SoCon football action Saturday afternoon at VMI’s Foster Stadium.

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Game Preview: Blueprint for how VMI football can pull upset of sixth-ranked Chattanooga

VMI football has been competitive in 2015 under first-year head coach Scott Wachenheim. The Keydets have a chance to show how competitive they can be Saturday with #6 Chattanooga in town.


Washington and Lee ‘Mock Con’ documentary to air on Virginia public TV stations

Mock Con, as W&L’s students refer to it, has correctly picked the eventual nominee of the party out of power 19 of the past 25 presidential elections, and the candidates or their campaign leaders have taken notice

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Listen Live: AFP editor calls radio play-by-play for VMI football Saturday

The VMI Keydets (1-5, 0-2 Southern Conference) host the sixth-ranked Chattanooga Mocs (4-1, 2-0 SoCon) today at 1:30 p.m. at Alumni Memorial Field at Foster Stadium in Lexington, Va. Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham will provide the play-by-play call for the VMI Radio Network with former VMI assistant coach Rick Cruze on color commentary.


Women’s soccer: Furman edges VMI, 1-0

A strong defensive effort nearly carried the VMI Keydets to victory, but an 83rd minute goal was the difference as the Furman Paladins managed a 1-0 victory in SoCon women’s soccer action Tuesday at the OrthoCarolina Sports Complex in Pineville, N.C.


Men’s soccer: VMI falls to Mercer, 2-1

Despite a late goal to get back into contention, a 2-0 deficit was too much to overcome as the VMI men’s soccer team fell by a 2-1 score to league opponent Mercer Tuesday evening at Patchin Field.

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Podcast: Can Virginia Tech build on big ACC win?

Virginia Tech looked really good in its 28-13 win over N.C. State on Friday night. Was that a one-off effort by the Hokies, or can Tech football build on the win over the Pack this weekend at Miami? Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks ACC football, looking at Virginia Tech and UVA’s game on Saturday against Syracuse. The segment on WREL-1450 in Lexington, Va., also looks at VMI football and the Major League Baseball playoffs.

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Big second half pushes Samford to 49-13 win over VMI

The Samford Bulldogs scored the final 28 points of the game, en route to a 49-13 win over the VMI Keydets in Southern Conference football action Saturday afternoon at VMI’s Foster Stadium.


Men’s soccer: UNC-Greensboro blitzes VMI, 7-0

Trailing just 1-0 at the half, the VMI men’s soccer team was overcome by a barrage of goals by visiting UNC Greensboro in the second half as the Spartans went on to earn a 7-0 victory Saturday afternoon at Patchin Field in Lexington, Virginia.


Men’s soccer: VMI loses on road at Furman

Playing in its second league contest on the road this season, the VMI men’s soccer team fell by a 3-1 score to Wofford Tuesday night at Snyder Field in Spartanburg, South Carolina.


VMI basketball tickets now on sale

Tickets for the 2015-16 VMI basketball season, including SoCon Tournament tickets, will go on sale through the VMI ticket office Monday, Oct. 5.

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VMI football falls to Bucknell in OT, 28-22

Matt DelMauro ran for a 23-yard touchdown in the first overtime, giving the Bucknell Bison a dramatic 28-22 win over the VMI Keydets in non-conference football action Saturday at Foster Stadium in Lexington.


Men’s soccer: VMI falls in double OT to East Tennessee State, 3-2

Despite forcing its first overtime of the season and doubling its point total for the year, the VMI men’s soccer team fell by a 3-2 double overtime score to East Tennessee State Friday night in Johnson City, Tennessee.


Women’s soccer: Wofford tops VMI, 1-0

A 74th-minute penalty kick goal decided the contest, as the Wofford Terriers defeated the VMI Keydets, 1-0, in Southern Conference women’s soccer action on a rainy, cool Friday in Spartanburg, S.C.


Men’s soccer: VMI defeated by Pitt

Playing in its last non-conference match of the season, the VMI men’s soccer team was defeated by a 4-0 score to Pitt Wednesday afternoon at Petersen Sports Complex in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Podcast: Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks sports on WREL-1450

Who could get the boot first – UVA football coach Mike London, or Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer? Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham answers that question and talks NFL and MLB pennant races with host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450 in Lexington, Va.