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richmond flying squirrels

Resurgent Richmond? Squirrels reduce magic number to two

The Richmond Flying Squirrels (74-59) waited through a 58-minute rain-delay to complete a, 7-2, win over the Bowie Baysox (66-66) at The Diamond on Saturday night.


lynchburg hillcats

Lynchburg halts losing streak with rain-shortened 2-0 win

Lynchburg snapped its eight-game losing streak after claiming a rain-shortened victory against the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, 2-0 after six innings, in front of 3,975 fans on Fan Appreciation Night at Calvin Falwell Field.


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River City Radio Hour retreats to Main Street United Methodist

Ever mindful that change in the climate and with an eye on the forecast for Friday, August 22, the Wayne Theatre Alliance has reluctantly announced that the Radio Hour season opener will be moved from the street in front of the Wayne Theatre to the Fellowship Hall of the Main Street United Methodist Church in Waynesboro.


vmi

Sanders sparks first VMI preseason football scrimmage

Sophomore wide receiver Aaron Sanders (Stafford, Va.) caught four passes for 96 yards and two touchdowns to highlight VMI’s first preseason scrimmage Tuesday afternoon at Fiorini Field in Lexington.


rain

Tropical wave may strengthen, become next named Atlantic storm

AccuWeather reports a new tropical wave has emerged off the African coast and could develop into an organized system by the end of the week and into the weekend.


washington redskins

Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters at training camp in Richmond, Va., on Aug. 11.


lynchburg hillcats

Dash down Lynchburg Hillcats, 3-2

The rain was constant tonight in Winston-Salem, but after a 40 minute delay prior to the first pitch, the Lynchburg Hillcats and Winston-Salem Dash battled through to complete nine innings in just over three hours.


washington redskins

Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden speaks with reporters at training camp in Richmond, Va., on Aug. 1.


Waynesboro Generals win sixth straight, top New Market, 2-1

The rains came, as expected, but before they did, the Waynesboro Generals got a nice combined pitching effort from Marcus Shippey and Zach Williamsen and a clutch fifth inning RBI single from Colin Bennett to defeat New Market, 2-1, in a game shortened to five and a half innings by rain.


harrisonburg turks

Harrisonburg Turks clinch Valley League regular season title

The Harrisonburg Turks clinched the 2014 Valley Baseball League pennant with a 2-0 win over the Covington Lumberjacks in a rain-shortened game on Saturday night.


washington redskins

Press Conference: Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson

Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson talks with reporters after practice at training camp in Richmond, Va., on July 25.


washington redskins

Press Conference: RGIII and DeAngelo Hall at Redskins training camp

Washington Redskins players Robert Griffin III and DeAngelo Hall talk with reporters at Redskins training camp on July 24, 2014.


salem red sox

Salem Red Sox rally falls short in 4-2 loss to Frederick

The Salem Red Sox put the tying run on first in the ninth inning, but Jesse Beal got two groundouts for the save and persevered the Keys 4-2 victory Friday night.


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Christmas in July? Virginia tree growers preparing now

It may be only mid-July, but Virginia Christmas tree growers are preparing now for their holiday sales season.


harrisonburg turks

Staunton Braves cool off hot Harrisonburg Turks, 6-1

Blake Ream’s complete game, three hit effort on the mound guided the Staunton Braves to a 6-1 win over the Harrisonburg Turks in a rain-delayed contest on Thursday night.


Potomac Nationals

Potomac Nationals, Wilmington Blue Rocks fight rain again

The Potomac Nationals (9-9) and Wilmington Blue Rocks (9-10) finished one of their two scheduled games on Thursday before being suspended due to rain in Game Two.


Melon

Watermelons and cantaloupes are tardy this year but still tasty

Those favorite slices of summer—watermelons and cantaloupes—are making their seasonal debut in Virginia a little behind schedule. Their tardiness, however, should be offset by their tastiness, thanks to favorable growing conditions.


salem red sox

Frederick Keys hold off Salem Red Sox in extras

The Frederick Keys scratched across a run in the tenth, and held on for a 7-6 victory over the Salem Red Sox in ten innings at LewisGale Field Tuesday night.


richmond flying squirrels

Richmond Flying Squirrels outlast rain, Harrisburg, 8-6

The Richmond Flying Squirrels (50-45) waited through an 1:20 rain-delay before defeating the Harrisburg Senators (33-51), 8-6, at Metro Bank Park on Thursday night.


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Salem Red Sox beat rain, Frederick, 6-2

For a second straight night, rain cut the Salem Red Sox and Frederick Keys game short, this time a 6-2 Sox win stopped just before the start of the bottom of the eight inning.


salem red sox

Rain shortens Keys 3-0 win over Salem Red Sox

A driving rain storm cut the Salem Red Sox and Frederick Keys opener to four and a half innings, just enough for an official game and 3-0 Keys win.


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Tropical Storm Arthur headed to Virginia: Safe travel tips

A tropical storm is churning in the Atlantic and timing could not be worse for the over 1 million (1,158,038) holiday travelers in the Commonwealth of Virginia.


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AccuWeather: Tropical system forming off East Coast

AccuWeather reports a disturbance near Florida is forecast to strengthen and drift northward along the East Coast this week, spreading rough surf, gusty winds and drenching downpours.


virginia farm bureau

Sweet corn crop coming in sweet, thanks to rain and heat

Virginia’s sweet corn crop is benefitting from the advent of summertime heat. “It’s the most amazing crop you’ve ever seen in Northern Virginia,” said Tom Davenport, owner of Hollin Farms in Fauquier County. “The rain is causing it to grow like crazy.”


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Soccer Prom on June 28 at Boys & Girls Club

On Saturday, June 28th, the Boys & Girls Club of Waynesboro, Staunton, & Augusta County will be hosting our inaugural Soccer Prom.


salem red sox

Salem Red Sox smash Dash, avoid sweep

The Salem Red Sox outlasted two rain delays, created two huge innings offensively, and cruised to their first win of the second half behind the fine pitching of Joe Gunkel.


Once again: UVA’s Josh Sborz come up big

UVA pitching coach Karl Kuhn had a simple message for starting pitcher Josh Sborz.


The winner, the spoils: Rested UVA staff key to College World Series win

Winning its first two games in the College World Series, UVA was where it needed to be, needing just one win against an Ole Miss team with its backs against the wall.


In Depth: UVA baseball advances to College World Series finals

For the first time in program history, the UVA baseball team has advanced to the Finals of the Men’s College World Series after defeating Ole Miss, 4-1, Saturday in a rain-delayed game that spanned two days at TD Ameritrade Park.


UVA tops Ole Miss, 4-1, advances to College World Series final

UVA got three runs in the fourth to take the lead, and Josh Sborz, Artie Lewicki and Nick Howard put it away from there as the Cavs defeated Ole Miss, 4-1, on Saturday to advance to the College World Series Finals.


Rain, rain, go away: UVA-Ole Miss game suspended to 3 p.m. Saturday

Friday night’s UVA-Ole Miss baseball game in the College World Series at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha has been suspended because of inclement weather.


richmond flying squirrels

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.


salem red sox

Salem Red Sox top Lynchburg Hillcats, 6-1

The Salem Red Sox beat the Lynchburg Hillcats 6-1 on Friday night at LewisGale Field, waiting through a 58 minute rain delay to get the W. Kyle Kraus got the win in relief, going four and two thirds, allowing just three hits and a run.


valley league

Valley League Scoreboard: June 12

Rain continues to wreak havoc on the Valley League scoreboard. Here is the latest look at scores, standings and the upcoming VBL schedule.


salem red sox

Salem Red Sox shut out Lynchburg Hillcats, 6-0

The Salem Red Sox beat the Lynchburg Hillcats 6-0 at LewisGale Field Thursday night. Salem scored in the first inning for the fourth consecutive game, but picked up its first win during that stretch.


lynchburg hillcats

Lynchburg struggles with Myrtle Beach, rain, in 7-1 loss

Myrtle Beach’s leadoff man Chris Garia scored in the first inning, and the Pelicans led wire-to-wire in a rain-shortened 7-1 contest against the Lynchburg Hillcats at Calvin Falwell Field Wednesday night.


baseball

Chris Graham: Take me out of the ballgame

More than a few Waynesboro Generals baseball fans were mildly upset that the opening ballgame of their team’s second-round 2013 Valley Baseball League playoff series was called by rain only after the team had made an hour-plus bus trip to the field to find out that the home team had somehow neglected to put its tarp down on the field before what turned out to be a brief storm had hit.


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Chainsaws and accessories added to Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday

The upcoming Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday is a great time to stock up on items you may need if an emergency strikes Virginia bringing strong winds and rain, power outages, and possibly limited access to food and water.


Bridgewater College football

Bridgewater baseball wins NCAA Tournament opener

Bridgewater College scored an unearned run in the top of 12th inning Thursday at Piedmont College’s Loudermilk Field to defeat Birmingham Southern 1-0 in the completion of a first-round game that was halted by rain on Wednesday evening.


uva georgia tech

This one goes to 11: UVa. rallies, wins in extras, 4-3

A literal walkoff bases-loaded walk to Branden Cogswell in the bottom of the 11th pushed across the winning run for top-ranked UVa. in a 4-3 win over Georgia Tech in ACC baseball action on Saturday.