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VMI women’s soccer rolls past UT-Chattanooga, 4-0

Kristen Whitehurst scored two goals, while Myranda Emery and Emma Quirk chipped in for one score each to power the VMI Keydets past the Chattanooga Mocs, 4-0, in Southern Conference women’s soccer action Sunday afternoon at Patchin Field.


JMU women’s soccer blanks College of Charleston, 3-0

Sophomore defender Jennie Sroba (Manakin-Sabot, Va./Collegiate) scored her first two goals of the season on Friday night to help propel the James Madison women’s soccer team to a 3-0 shutout victory over College of Charleston at University Park in Colonial Athletic Association play.


VMI women’s soccer blasted by Samford, 5-0

The Samford Bulldogs scored three goals in an 8:11 span early in the second half to break open a close match, and went on to a 5-0 win over the VMI Keydets in Southern Conference women’s soccer action Friday at VMI’s Patchin Field.


Lunar eclipse to veil moon red in predawn hours Wednesday

Wednesday’s total lunar eclipse, set to begin a little after 5 a.m. EDT, will be the second of four consecutive “blood moons” to be visible in the United States during a two-year time span.


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Fall wildfire season begins Oct. 15 in Virginia

Daylight is getting shorter; nights are getting cooler. Sure, summer has officially ended, but more importantly, fall wildfire season is here! And officials with the Virginia Department of Forestry want to keep you and your family safe from the ravages of wildfire.


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Nothin’ Fancy Bluegrass Festival starts Sept. 25

The City of Buena Vista, Virginia invites Bluegrass music lovers to join them for the 14th annual Nothin’ Fancy Bluegrass Festival to be held September 25-27 at Glen Maury Park in Buena Vista.


Press Conference: Washington QB Kirk Cousins and wideout DeSean Jackson

Washington quarterback Kirk Cousins and wideout DeSean Jackson talk with reporters on Wednesday. Washington (1-1) plays at Philadelphia (2-0) on Sunday.


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Press Conference: ODU football coach Bobby Wilder

ODU football coach Bobby Wilder talks to the media on Monday. ODU (2-1) plays Rice (0-2) on Saturday.


Press Conference: UVA football coach Mike London

UVA football coach Mike London talks with reporters on Monday. Virginia (2-1, 1-0 ACC) travels to BYU (3-0) for a game that will be played at 3:30 p.m. EDT Saturday.


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#3 Virginia Tech women’s soccer pulls away late, dispatches Longwood, 4-1

The Longwood women’s soccer team lasted 65 minutes against one of the nation’s top offenses before the undefeated and third-ranked Hokies finally pulled away with two goals in the final 25 minutes en route to a 4-1 win Tuesday evening at the Athletics Complex.


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Tropical depression may develop in Atlantic this week

AccuWeather reports a robust tropical feature has emerged in the eastern Atlantic and could develop as the week progresses.


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Potomac Nationals win in regular-season finale

The Potomac Nationals (78-58, 40-27) prevailed over the Frederick Keys (65-72, 33-37) by the final score of 6-1 on the final day of the 2014 regular season Sunday afternoon at Harry Grove Stadium.


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Salem Red Sox defeat Wilmington, 4-1

Righthander Simon Mercedes delivered seven spectacular innings on the hill and catcher Jake Romanski crushed four doubles with the bat to help the Salem Red Sox surpass Wilmington 4-1 on Sunday afternoon.


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Bridgewater College field hockey wins in Arkansas

In a game that started on Friday and was finished on Sunday morning due to stormy weather in The Natural State of Arkansas, junior Alenka Ferrufino tallied her first career hat trick as the Bridgewater Eagles field hockey team moved back to .500 on the year with a 4-1 victory over Hendrix.


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Labor Day Wine and Music Fest at Rebec Vineyards

The fourth annual Labor Day Wine and Music Fest, featuring nine wineries and three bands, will take place on Saturday, August 30th, from noon-6pm. at Rebec Vineyards, home of the Virginia Wine and Garlic Festival.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

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


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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.


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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.


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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.