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DuPont Community Credit Union scholarship deadline is March 2

DuPont Community Credit Union will award a $1,000 scholarship to a graduating senior at each of the 19 high schools in the DCCU service area.


UVA women’s hoops dominates Longwood, 91-49

The UVA women’s basketball team (7-2) improved to 5-0 at home with a 91-49 victory over Longwood (0-9) on Tuesday (Dec. 16) at John Paul Jones Arena.


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Virginia Tech’s ‘What Happened to the Dream?’ celebration honors Martin Luther King’s legacy

To remember the life and legacy of civil right leader Martin Luther King Jr., Virginia Tech will host, “What Happened to the Dream?”, a ten-day celebration beginning Jan. 19.


UVA women’s basketball hosts Longwood on Tuesday

The UVA women’s basketball team (6-2) hosts Longwood (0-8) on Tuesday, Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. in the first of three games this week for the Cavaliers.


JMU women’s basketball wins at Ohio U., 69-62

Key free throws down the stretch helped James Madison women’s basketball grind out a 69-62 victory at Ohio University on Monday night.


Sparrow-led UMBC hands Longwood 58-53 loss

UMBC guard Wayne Sparrow poured in 15 of his 20 points in the second half to lift UMBC to a 58-53 win over Longwood Sunday afternoon at RAC Arena.


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Morgan Brian named finalist for MAC Hermann Trophy

UVA senior midfielder Morgan Brian (St. Simons Island, Ga.) was named one of the three women’s finalists for the 2014 Missouri Athletic Club’s Hermann Trophy.


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Mosquitoes and malaria: Scientists pinpoint how biting cousins have grown apart

Certain species of mosquitoes are genetically better at transmitting malaria than even some of their close cousins, according to a multi-institutional team of researchers including Virginia Tech scientists.


Virginia Tech dining center boasts gingerbread house modeled after local historic inn

The atmosphere of Virginia Tech’s West End Market is reminiscent of the scene in the popular holiday movie, “Elf,” when Buddy stays overnight in the department store.


Washington Redskins sign cornerback Justin Rogers

The Washington Redskins announced today that they have signed free agent cornerback Justin Rogers. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.


Fishburne varsity basketball falls to Covenant

The Fishburne varsity basketball team suffered its first loss of the season last night in Charlottesville, falling to Covenant 58-55 in overtime.


Valley Program for Aging Services debuts new website designed by Auguta Free Press

Valley Program for Aging Services has a new website designed by Augusta Free Press highlighting its array of senior services in the Shenandoah Valley.


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William Antholis named new executive director of UVA Miller Center

William Antholis, the managing director of the Brookings Institution who has held key positions at the White House and State Department, has been named the new executive director of the UVA Miller Center.


Precious Hall reaches 1,000 Points in JMU’s 73-57 win at Davidson

JMU women’s basketball used an opening 10-0 run and led the entire game as the Dukes defeated Davidson 73-57 on the road at John M. Belk Arena on Sunday afternoon.


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Late drive by Villanova ends Liberty playoff run

No. 5/5 Villanova scored the go-ahead touchdown with 1:12 left to post a 29-22 victory over No. 20/23 Liberty on Saturday in the second round of the FCS playoffs.


UVA women’s basketball dominates Delaware State, 100-62

The UVA women’s basketball team (6-2) heads into exam week after earning a 100-62 victory over Delaware State (1-7) on Saturday (Dec. 6) at John Paul Jones Arena.


Chris A. Ghaemmaghami named Chief Medical Officer at UVA Medical Center

Chris A. Ghaemmaghami, MD, has been named chief medical officer for the University of Virginia Medical Center. He has served as the interim CMO since February.


Fishburne PG basketball slides past Kiski, 92-84

A 14-1 Fishburne run gave the Caissons the lead at the half, and FMS maintained a safe lead in the final 20 minutes in posting a 92-84 win Thursday night in the Best Western Caisson Shootout.


Strong second half carries JMU women’s basketball past Richmond, 79-68

After a 16-3 run to open the second half, the JMU women’s basketball team flew by Richmond 79-68 Wednesday night at the JMU Convocation Center to move to 6-1 overall on the young season.


Maryland, VCU have had success against the UVA Pack-Line

Few teams can give the UVA Pack-Line defense fits. Two come to mind that can: Maryland and VCU, who happen to be the Cavs’ opponents this week.


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Seniors support tougher driving laws on … seniors

An overwhelming majority of seniors support greater scrutiny in the license-renewal process for themselves and their peers.


Washington Redskins announce roster moves

The Washington Redskins announced today that they have signed free agent linebacker Trevardo Williams to the team’s practice squad. In addition, the team released tackle Michael Huey from its practice squad.


UVA women’s basketball defeats Florida International, 74-61

The UVA women’s basketball team (5-1) earned a 74-61 victory over Florida International (0-5) in the consolation final of the FIU Thanksgiving Classic Tournament on Sunday.


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William and Mary downs Wofford, 66-62

The William and Mary men’s basketball shot a season-high 65.6 percent from the floor in downing defending Southern Conference Champion Wofford, 66-62, on Saturday.


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Liberty football rallies in second half, upsets JMU, 26-21, in playoffs

The Flames scored three times and held the No. 15/15 James Madison potent offense in check in the second half, allowing No. 20/23 Liberty to advance in the NCAA FCS Playoffs with a 26-21 win.


No. 23 JMU women’s basketball earns 84-60 win over Houston at San Juan Shootout

No. 23 JMU women’s basketball earned an 84-60 win over Houston in the final game of the San Juan Shootout at the Mario Morales Coliseum on Saturday.


Iowa blasts Longwood, 77-44

Iowa center Gabriel Olaseni controlled the paint with five blocks and 10 points as Iowa dispatched Longwood, 77-44, Saturday afternoon at Carter-Hawkeye Arena.


#23 JMU women’s basketball loses to #8 Maryland, 80-64

Despite junior guard Precious Hall’s career-high seven 3-pointers, No. 23 JMU women’s basketball fell 80-64 to No. 10/8 Maryland on the first day of the San Juan Shootout at the Mario Morales Coliseum on Friday.


Scott German: Smashmouth key to UVA, Virginia Tech football clash

November 29th, 2003. An important date in UVA football history. The last time the Cavaliers’ tasted victory against in-state rival Virginia Tech. seniors on this year’s squad were about 12 years old.


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Virginia Tech student workers gain valuable hotel, restaurant experience

Debbie Cadenas of Middleburg, Virginia, is one of at least 100 students who work at The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center at any given time


‘Hoos stepping up to fill void left by Joe Harris, Akil Mitchell at UVA?

The big question for UVA basketball coming into the 2014-2015 season had to do with who would step up to fill the voids left by the graduations of Joe Harris and Akil Mitchell.


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William and Mary basketball wins third straight, downs Rice, 69-65

The William and Mary men’s basketball team won its third straight, downing Rice, 69-65, at Tudor Fieldhouse on Saturday night.


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#21 Richmond tops #22 William and Mary, 34-20

The No. 22/19 William and Mary football team fell to No. 21 Richmond, 34-20, on Senior Night at Zable Stadium.


Youngstown State holds off Longwood late, wins 82-72

Youngstown State used timely shooting to stifle a late Longwood rally and defeat the Lancers 82-72 Saturday afternoon on the second day of the EMU Showcase at the EMU Convocation Center.


#17 JMU wins seventh straight, dumps Elon, 59-27

In its regular season finale, JMU scored on nine of its first 13 drives of the game to roll to a 59-21 victory over Elon on Saturday afternoon at Bridgeforth Stadium/Zane Showker Field.


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ODU defeats Louisiana Tech, 30-27, in overtime

Redshirt sophomore receiver, David Washington, scored the game-winning touchdown in overtime to lead ODU to a 30-27 victory over Louisiana Tech on Saturday


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William and Mary hits triple digits in win over Bluefield

The William and Mary men’s basketball team reached the century mark for the first time since 1998 in routing Bluefield College, 100-57, on Thursday night.


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Virginia Tech recommends candidates for Rhodes and Marshall scholarships

Virginia Tech has recommended three candidates for the Rhodes Scholarship and three candidates for the Marshall Scholarship.


JMU men’s soccer shut out 6-0 in NCAA first round at #16 North Carolina

Making its 14th NCAA Tournament appearance in program history, the JMU men’s soccer team dropped a 6-0 decision to North Carolina on Fetzer Field Thursday night.


#23 JMU women’s basketball wins 69-65 at American to open season 3-0

Redshirt-junior guard Jazmon Gwathmey scored a career high 22 points at American to lead No. 23 JMU women’s basketball to a 69-65 win at Bender Arena on Thursday night.


UVA women’s basketball wins at Xavier, 71-62

The UVA women’s basketball team (3-0) earned its first road victory of the season, defeating Xavier (2-1) 71-62 on Thursday (Nov. 20) in Cincinnati, Ohio.


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Students to compete for $40,000 in revamped UVA Entrepreneurship Cup

Nine business concepts formulated by students or student teams will square off Friday in the final competition of the UVA Entrepreneurship Cup, to be held in the Great Hall of Garrett Hall.


JMU women’s basketball ranked #23 in USA Today Coaches Poll

The James Madison women’s basketball team checked into the USA Today Coaches Poll Top 25 today at No. 23, the highest ranking for JMU since the final poll of the 1990-91 season.


UVA study IDs how teaching hospitals can improve retention, morale

UVA researchers have identified a simple way for teaching hospitals to elevate doctors’ job satisfaction and improve retention: make sure the doctors have the right mix of responsibilities.


JMU men’s soccer captures fifth CAA title, tops No. 1 Delaware, 1-0

The JMU men’s soccer team captured its fifth Colonial Athletic Association Tournament championship Sunday afternoon with a 1-0 win over top-seeded Delaware at Grant Stadium.


JMU women’s basketball’s defense stifles St. Bonaventure in 76-43 win

James Madison’s defense swarmed St. Bonaventure from start to finish in a 76-43 non-conference women’s basketball victory Sunday afternoon at the JMU Convocation Center.


Agriculture in the Classroom accepting applications for Teacher of the Year award

The Virginia Agriculture in the Classroom program wants to recognize Virginia teachers who successfully incorporate agriculture into their core curriculum.


UVA women’s basketball defeats Radford, 75-47

The UVA women’s basketball team (2-0) closed out its opening home stand by defeating Radford (0-1), 75-47, on Sunday afternoon (Nov. 16) at John Paul Jones Arena.


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#23 William and Mary football keeps playoff hopes alive with 37-14 win over Towson

The No. 24/23 William and Mary football team kept its playoff aspirations alive with a 37-14 victory at Towson on Saturday afternoon.


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Liberty football falls to Charleston Southern, 38-36, on Senior Day

The Liberty Flames scored twice in the fourth quarter to pull within two points, but were unable to come up with a defensive stop late in the game, dropping their Senior Day contest, 38-36, to Charleston Southern.