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Holocaust Remembrance Activities at Washington and Lee

Holocaust Remembrance will be observed at Washington and Lee University with a talk by a Holocaust survivor and the screening of a film set during World War II.


VMI Keydets drop opener of weekend series to Furman, 7-2

Home runs by Cameron Whitehead and Griffin Davis helped the Furman Paladins pull away for a 7-2 victory over the VMI Keydets in the opener of a three-game SoCon series.

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Podcast: AFP editor Chris Graham talks religious freedom, sports on WREL-1450

AFP editor Chris Graham joins host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450 in Lexington, Va., to talk about Indiana’s religious freedom bill and preview the upcoming weekend in sports.


Late RBI single lifts Virginia Tech baseball past VMI, 6-5

An eighth-inning single by Phil Sciretta broke a 5-5 tie and helped the Virginia Tech Hokies edge the VMI Keydets, 6-5, in non-conference baseball action Tuesday night at English Field in Blacksburg, Va.


Governor McAuliffe announces Environmental Excellence Award winners

Governor Terry McAuliffe has announced the winners of the 2015 Governor’s Environmental Excellence Awards, which were presented Tuesday at the Environment Virginia Symposium at Virginia Military Institute in Lexington.


Duggar Baucom leaves VMI for The Citadel

VMI basketball coach Duggar Baucom has been named head basketball coach at The Citadel. School officials made the announcement in a news release in Charleston, South Carolina Monday afternoon.


VMI baseball drops series finale to Samford

The VMI Keydets rallied to put the tying runs on base in the eighth inning, but Samford second baseman Hunter Swilling made a diving catch of a hard line drive by Jordan Tarsovich to end the threat as Samford held off VMI, 10-5.


Jessie Ball duPont Fund awards grant to Washington and Lee University

Washington and Lee University received a grant from the Jessie Ball duPont Fund that will help support a new initiative at W&L to enhance and expand community engagement and service-learning (CE/SL) in the Rockbridge County area.


Barbery sparkles again in 6-2 VMI win

Brandon Barbery struck out 10 batters and allowed just two hits over 6 2/3 innings, leading the VMI Keydets to a 6-2 win over the Samford Bulldogs in SoCon baseball action Saturday at Gray-Minor Stadium.

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W&L Fulbright student who observed Ukrainian revolution to speak April 1

A Washington and Lee University alumnus who lived a year in Kyiv, Ukraine, as a Fulbright scholar observing the Ukrainian Revolution unfold will give a public lecture on “Ukraine in Crisis: A Witness to Revolution, War and Reform” April 1 at the university.

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Ellen Arthur kicks off campaign for 24th District House of Delegates seat

Ellen Arthur, who is retiring after 35 years as a practicing attorney in Lexington and vicinity, will kick off her campaign for the Democratic nomination for the 24th District House of Delegates seat currently occupied by Republican Ben Cline on Thursday April 2 at 1 p.m. in front of the Augusta County Courthouse in Staunton, 1 East Johnson Street.


VMI baseball drops series opener to Samford, 15-2

The Samford Bulldogs hit four home runs and scored multiple runs in five different innings en route to a 15-2 win over the VMI Keydets in Southern Conference baseball action Friday night in Lexington, Va.

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

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joins host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450 in Lexington. The segment covers a wide spectrum of Virginia news and sports: including the latest on court proceedings involving former Gov. Bob McDonnell, accused serial killer Jesse Matthew and UVA student Martese Johnson, and then, switching gears, the latest from the 2015 NCAA Tournament.


VMI baseball falls to ODU, 11-3

A seven-run sixth inning broke open a tight game and pushed the Old Dominion Monarchs past the VMI Keydets, 11-3, in non-conference baseball action Wednesday afternoon in Lexington, Va.


VMI baseball blasted by VCU, 18-0

An 11-run seventh inning broke open a close game and sent the VCU Rams over the VMI Keydets, 18-0, in non-conference baseball action Tuesday at The Diamond in Richmond, Va.