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Moncrief mashes Squirrels to series sweep

Outfielder Carlos Moncrief crushed a pair of home runs to complete the Flying Squirrels series sweep over New Hampshire.

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Reliable Rogers saves Squirrels third straight win

Flying Squirrels closer Tyler Rogers picked up the final five outs on Wednesday to secure a 4-3 win for Richmond (22-37) over New Hampshire (26-32).

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Ryder Jones celebrates birthday with bash: Squirrels win

Ryder Jones celebrated his 22nd birthday with a solo home run in the Flying Squirrels (21-37) 5-3 win over New Hampshire (26-31) on Tuesday night.

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Terrible news for Vermin Supreme: Jim Gilmore quits GOP race

Vermin Supreme won’t have Jim Gilmore to kick around anymore. The former Virginia governor announced on Friday that he is suspending his bid for the Republican Party presidential nomination.

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Bernie Sanders breaks fundraising records after New Hampshire win

The Bernie Sanders presidential campaign on Wednesday announced a record-breaking fundraising period following his landslide victory in the New Hampshire primary.

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Bernie Sanders wins big in New Hampshire

Bernie Sanders won Tuesday’s New Hampshire Democratic Party presidential primary in a double-digit landslide over Hillary Clinton.

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Podcast: AFP editor Chris Graham talks New Hampshire, ACC basketball

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joins host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Va., to talk politics and sports.

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Hillary Clinton still has big national lead on Bernie Sanders

Several polls have Bernie Sanders with a big lead on Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire, but nationally the Democratic race still appears to be Clinton’s to lose.

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Bernie Sanders nudges Hillary Clinton on Social Security

Bernie Sanders challenged Hillary Clinton to back a plan to strengthen Social Security and to reject any cuts to Social Security.

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Tim Kaine to campaign for Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire

On Saturday, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine will campaign for Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire ahead of the Granite State’s first in the nation primary next week.

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Poll: Trump maintains safe lead

Businessman Donald Trump holds a comfortable lead over his opponents in the New Hampshire Republican presidential primary contest.

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Bernie can’t win? Sanders polls better than Clinton in swing state

New polling from the University of New Hampshire has Bernie Sanders outperforming Hillary Clinton against the Republican field in the Granite State.

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Sanders surge: Polls have Bernie ahead in Iowa, New Hampshire

Two new polls of Iowa voters split Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in the frontrunner spot, and a third poll in New Hampshire has Sanders leading Clinton there.

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Tight race: Clinton up three on Sanders in New Hampshire in new poll

Hillary Clinton has a solid lead nationally, but a new New Hampshire poll has her up just three points on Bernie Sanders.

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Suffolk University poll: Donald Trump holds solid lead among Republicans in New Hampshire

It’s still three months until the New Hampshire primary, but the chill in the air suggests that the Summer of Trump is morphing into something else.


Liberty, JMU ranked in final FCS poll

Following the program’s first-ever NCAA FCS Playoff appearance and victory, Liberty has finished the season ranked No. 17 in the final Sports Network and FCS Coaches polls.

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William and Mary announces 2015 football schedule

William and Mary Director of Athletics Terry Driscoll has announced the release of the Tribe’s 2015 football schedule, which is highlighted by five home games at Zable Stadium and a trip to Atlantic Coast Conference foe Virginia.

Streaking JMU football enters national rankings

James Madison football has cracked the top 25 nationally for the first time this season, entering the Sports Network Poll at No. 25 Monday.


Last-second field goal lifts ODU to 38-35 win over Florida International

Satchel Ziffer kicked a 28-yard field goal with no time left to lift ODU football to a dramatic 38-35 victory over FIU Saturday at Foreman Field at S.B. Ballard Stadium.

Virginia leads multi-state defense of healthcare affordability assistance

Virginia today led 18 states defending the right of millions of Americans to access affordability tax credits when they purchase health insurance on a federally-facilitated exchange.

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Herring urges congressional support of legislation to prevent online human trafficking

Attorney General Mark Herring today urged members of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee to support legislation that would help prevent children from being trafficked on the Internet.

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#4 Villanova edges #15 William and Mary, 35-31

The No. 15/18 William and Mary football team was edged by No. 5/4 Villanova, 35-31. W&M (4-3, 1-2) led, 31-28, with less than a minute remaining, Villanova (6-1, 4-0) scored the game-winning touchdown on a 13-yard pass from quarterback John Robertson to wide receiver Kevin Gulyas with just 0:52 on the clock.

Tricia Erickson: Is Romney using a familiar strategy to garner support for another run?

Mitt Romney has been very busy traversing the states, playing out the same strategy of raising money for midterm candidates that he effected running up to his 2012 Presidential run.

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#15 William and Mary football hosts #4 Villanova on Saturday

The No. 15/18 William and Mary football team will square off against a top-10 opponent for the second consecutive week when it hosts No. 5/4 Villanova for homecoming this Saturday at 3:30 p.m.

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William and Mary football maintains Top 20 ranking

Despite suffering a setback at then-No. 4/6 New Hampshire last Saturday, the William and Mary football team remains among the top 20 in the national rankings released on Monday. W&M is ranked No. 15 in The Sports Network Poll, while it is No. 18 in the Coaches Poll.

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#10 William and Mary football blown out by #4 New Hampshire, 32-3

The No. 10/11 William and Mary football team had its four-game winning streak snapped with a 32-3 loss at No. 4/6 New Hampshire on Saturday afternoon.

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Game Notes: #10 William and Mary football at #4 New Hampshire

After a bye week, the No. 10/11 William and Mary football team will return to action when it plays at No. 4/6 New Hampshire on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. The top-10 showdown will be televised live nationally on NBC Sports Network.


#20 Richmond edges Liberty, 46-39, in double OT thriller

For the second Homecoming game in a row, Liberty faced a nationally ranked team and experienced the same outcome. On Saturday, Liberty lost in double overtime to No. 20/21 Richmond, 46-39, in front of a record crowd at Williams Stadium.


Indiana State routs #22 Liberty, 38-19

Indiana State racked up 322 first-half total offensive yards and a halftime margin No. 22 Liberty was not able to overcome to secure a 38-19 victory over the Flames on Saturday afternoon at Memorial Stadium.

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Richmond completes doubleheader sweep of New Hampshire

The Richmond Flying Squirrels (70-54) swept a doubleheader from the New Hampshire Fisher Cats (59-65)on Thursday night at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium.

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New England road trip gets off to tough start for Richmond

The Richmond Flying Squirrels’ (68-54) troubles followed them to New England, where they dropped the opener of a three-game series, 8-2, to the New Hampshire Fisher Cats (59-63) at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium on Tuesday night.

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William and Mary’s Mike Reilly honored as CAA Preseason Defensive Player of the Year

William and Mary senior All-American defensive end Mike Reilly highlighted the Tribe’s list of preseason all-conference honorees announced at the annual Colonial Athletic Association Media Day event held at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore on Wednesday.

Washington Redskins announces changes to player personnel staff

The Washington Redskins announced today that they have promoted Jeff Scott and Josh Washburn to Pro Scout, hired Matt Evans as a player personnel assistant and added Brian Zeches as an administrative assistant.

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Seven William and Mary football games to be televised in 2014

William and Mary football fans unable to make it to games this season will have multiple opportunities to follow the team on television, as seven of the Tribe’s contests will be broadcast live.

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Streaking Richmond Flying Squirrels shut out New Hampshire

Left-hander Adalberto Mejia led the Richmond Flying Squirrels (39-28) to a second straight shutout of the New Hampshire Fisher Cats (28-40), 2-0, in front of 7,644 at The Diamond on Sunday afternoon.

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Richmond Flying Squirrels nip New Hampshire, 1-0

Left-hander Kelvin Marte was sensational over 7 1/3 innings, leading the Richmond Flying Squirrels (38-28) to a, 1-0, shutout victory over the New Hampshire Fisher Cats (28-39) in front of 8,583 at The Diamond on Saturday night.

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Richmond Flying Squirrels fall to New Hampshire, 6-3

The road-weary Richmond Flying Squirrels (37-28) endured a nearly two-hour rain delay before falling, 6-3, to the New Hampshire Fisher Cats (28-39) in front of 7,098 at The Diamond on Friday night.

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Richmond Flying Squirrels fall to Trenton, 4-3

The Trenton Thunder (34-33) prevailed, 4-3, over the Richmond Flying Squirrels (37-27) in a nip-and-tuck affair at ARM & HAMMER Park on Thursday night.

Winners/Losers: Another College Football Saturday

WINNER: Florida State. The Seminoles’ football national-title hopes were improved dramatically when #3 Oregon lost at #5 Stanford on Thursday. Oregon was the team best poised to leapfrog FSU into the #2 position in the BCS down the stretch.

JMU sees playoff hopes dim with 33-17 loss at New Hampshire

New Hampshire jumped out to an early 14-0 lead, and JMU couldn’t recover, losing 33-17 in a result that severely dims the Dukes’ 2013 playoff hopes.The Wildcats (5-4, 4-2 CAA) got two touchdown passes from quarterback R.J. Harris to go up 14-0 after one.


ODU football rolls past Idaho, 59-38

Taylor Heinicke passed for 533 yards and Colby Goodwyn rushed for three touchdowns to lead Old Dominion University football to an historic 59-38 win at Idaho. The win is the first over an FBS opponent in school history and moves ODU to 7-3 on the season.

Are you smarter than a fourth-grader? Virginia’s are pretty smart

Results from the 2013 National Assessment of Educational Progress show that the reading skills of Virginia fourth-graders have improved significantly over the last four years.
Virginia is one of the nation’s 12 highest-performing states in fourth-grade reading.

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William and Mary blanks #16 New Hampshire, 17-0

The William and Mary football team remained unbeaten at home with an impressive 17-0 victory against No. 16/17 New Hampshire at Zable Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

#16 JMU falls at William and Mary, 17-7

The William and Mary football team defeated #16 JMU, 17-7, in front of a sold-out crowd for homecoming at Zable Stadium on Saturday.

Career day for Thorpe lifts JMU over Rhode Island

Redshirt-senior quarterback Justin Thorpe had his first career 300-yard passing game to lead #6/7 James Madison football team to a 32-7 victory in their Colonial Athletic Association opener at Rhode Island, Sept. 22. The Dukes are now 11-3 in CAA openers under head coach Mickey Matthews and move to 3-1 and 1-0 in the CAA, while the Rams fall to 0-3 and 0-2 in league play.