Tag: Richmond

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Squirrels rally late, win second straight

Dormant for most of the afternoon, the Richmond Flying Squirrels (12-30) offense erupted in the seventh and eighth innings in a 6-5 win over Erie.

Richmond basketball announces Addition of Mark McGonigal to staff

Richmond men’s basketball and head coach Chris Mooney have announced the hiring of former player Mark McGonigal to the staff.

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Ken Plum: Keeping tabs on the Commonwealth

Last week I attended my first meeting as a member of the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission (JLARC).

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Weather forces cancellation of UVA baseball game

The UVA-Richmond baseball game, scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday at Davenport Field, has been cancelled because of inclement weather.

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#8 UVA hosts Richmond on Tuesday

The No. 8 UVA baseball team plays its final non-conference game of the regular season Tuesday (May 17) when it welcomes Richmond.

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Curve complete sweep: Squirrels losing streak at 10

The Flying Squirrels (10-26) woes continued on Sunday afternoon as Altoona (20-17) completed a four game sweep with a 6-4 win.

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VCU Health System, Sheltering Arms Hospital form joint venture

VCU Health System and Sheltering Arms Hospital have signed an agreement to jointly address the need for stroke and brain injury care.

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Senators sweep Squirrels in Wednesday doubleheader

The Harrisburg Senators (14-17) completed a three game sweep of Richmond in an extra inning, 2-1, heartbreaking loss on Wednesday.

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Slater has career night for Richmond in loss

Flying Squirrels centerfielder Austin Slater slashed five hits in a tough 7-6 Richmond loss against Harrisburg on Tuesday night.

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Senators down Squirrels in series opener

A star-studded pitching matchup landed in favor of Harrisburg (12-17) with a 6-4 win over the Richmond Flying Squirrels.

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Curve completes sweep of Richmond

Jose Osuna and Stetson Allie connected on back-to-back homers to help Altoona (14-16) complete a three game sweep over Richmond on Sunday afternoon.

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Richmond drops doubleheader in Altoona

The Squirrels suffered a pair of losses on Saturday in Altoona. Richmond dropped the first game 3-1, and were defeated 2-1 in the nightcap.

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Moncrief, Squirrels steal extra inning win

Carlos Moncrief delivered a game-winning single in the bottom off the 10th inning in a wild, 4-3 Richmond Flying Squirrels win.

Nick Offerman, Megan Mullally coming to Richmond in August

Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally are ready to take you to the SUMMER OF 69: NO APOSTROPHE.

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Squirrels lose, drop series in Altoona

The Richmond Flying Squirrels (6-12) dropped the final game of a four game set against the Altoona Curve (8-9) on Sunday by a score a 2-1.

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Richmond tops Altoona in series opener

Chase Johnson pitched the Richmond Flying Squirrels (6-9) towards a 5-1 victory over the Altoona Curve (5-9) on Thursday night at Peoples Natural Gas Field.

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Walkoff lifts Richmond past Reading, 3-2

Ricky Oropesa smashed his fifth homer of the season to complete a 3-2, walk-off win for the Richmond Flying Squirrels over Reading.

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Reading Phils edge Richmond, 5-4

The Reading Fightin Phils evaded an eighth inning Richmond uprising and passed the Squirrels in the ninth on their way to a 5-4 win.

Virginia Historical Society begins work on 1912 skylight restoration

The Virginia Historical Society is restoring skylights in the 1912 portion of their headquarters on the Boulevard.

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Curve rally in ninth, top Richmond, 5-3

The first installment of Brunch and Baseball was a huge success as 4,734 made their way inside The Diamond for to see Altoona and Richmond.

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Squirrels win with walkoff in front of sellout crowd

For the second consecutive night, the Richmond Flying Squirrels rallied late in front of a sellout crowd to earn a thrilling victory at The Diamond.

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Richmond wins home opener, 2-1

With NFL Hall of Famer Jerome Bettis on hand, the Richmond Flying Squirrels rallied late to win the 2016 home opener, 2-1 at The Diamond.

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Richmond drops series finale at Reading

Richmond (2-5) had runners on base in every inning on Wednesday night but dropped the series finale, 6-4, at FirstEnergy Stadium in Reading, Pa.

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Richmond tops Reading: Squirrels even series

Ricky Oropesa homered for the fourth time this season and drove in four runs during a 7-5 Richmond win over Reading on Tuesday night.

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Richmond drops opener in Reading

The Reading Fightin Phils jumped out to an early 7-0 lead to sack the Squirrels, 8-5, in game one of a three game series on Monday evening.

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Richmond splits with Hartford, gets first win of 2016

The Richmond Flying Squirrels (1-3) picked up their first win of the season in game two of a doubleheader on Saturday afternoon against Hartford.

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Hartford makes it two straight over Richmond

The Richmond Flying Squirrels dropped game two of the season on Friday night by a final score of 8-3, despite out-hitting Hartford 13-9.

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Hartford tops Richmond in Squirrels’ opener

The Hartford Yard Goats were victorious in their inaugural contest Thursday, defeating the Richmond Flying Squirrels 5-4 at The Diamond.


April is National Safe Digging Month

April is National Safe Digging Month. Preventing damage to underground utility lines when digging or demolishing makes good sense.

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Gas prices on either side of $2 a gallon in Virginia

Gas prices have remained above $2 per gallon since March 24 while states in the Mid-Atlantic are seeing prices on both sides of the $2 mark.

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Men’s lacrosse: Virginia shuts out in-state foe Richmond, 9-0

The Virginia Cavaliers (6-5) shut out the Richmond Spiders (7-3) on Saturday afternoon, 9-0, inside Robins Stadium.

Legends of Hip Hop coming to Richmond Coliseum

Fans can relive the glory days as the “Legends of Hip Hop” tour comes to the Richmond Coliseum on Saturday, May 7.


Volunteers gearing up for spring Stewardship Virginia campaign

Stewardship Virginia, a campaign to encourage work that improves Virginia’s natural resources, continues with events across the state.


Continue Women’s History Month Celebration with shared parenting

With International Women’s Day recently passing, it’s important to remember all throughout the year that women an important part of American society,


Equality Virginia praises veto of religious discrimination bill

Gov. McAuliffe vetoed a bill that would have provided exemptions to those “operating in connection with a religious organization” that would discriminate against LGBTs.


Virginia health plans decide not to support agents for individual business

Most health plans in Virginia have decided not to support insurance agents who have traditionally helped individual consumers.


Group announces effort to curb gun violence in Virginia

Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and Captain Mark Kelly joined with Virginia leaders to announce a new bipartisan coalition.

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Landes bills signed into law

Del. R. Steven Landes, R-Weyers Cave, announced Governor McAuliffe’s approval of two of his signature pieces pf legislation.

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Herring joins coalition to curb climate change

Attorney General Mark R. Herring today joined attorneys general from across the nation to announce an effort combating climate change.

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VCU hosts Twitter chat with traumatic brain injury expert on Wednesday

Virginia Commonwealth University will host a Twitter chat with traumatic brain injury expert Alex Valadka, M.D., on March 30.