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House Majority Leader Kirk Cox proposes caps on mandatory student athletic fees

Virginia House of Delegates Majority Leader Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights) announced Thursday that he will propose legislation in the 2015 General Assembly session to cap student athletic fees at Virginia’s four-year public universities.


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Jeff Tyson steps down as EMU women’s volleyball coach

EMU has announced the resignation of women’s volleyball coach Jeff Tyson. He has accepted a position as the Fitness and Aquatics Operations Manager at The Centre in Adrian, Mich.


What happens when Mike London returns for a sixth season with UVA football?

No doubt that UVA athletics director Craig Littlepage will cite some vague notion of “improvement” as the rationale for giving Mike London yet another chance to get things turned around.


Duke football facility upgrades: Does it make sense to spend that money?

Duke drew 28,131 fans to Wallace Wade Stadium for its Homecoming win over UVA on Saturday. Not a lot of people, but a lot of very smart people, in a manner of speaking, though you have to question how wise some of the smart people on campus are considering what they’re thinking about doing with untold tens of millions of dollars.


UVA volleyball loses in three sets at #21 Duke

The UVA volleyball team fell at No. 21 Duke, 25-14, 25-18 and 25-23, Friday evening at Cameron Indoor Stadium.


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EMU Athlete of the Week: Sara Ritchie

Numbers don’t lie. Sara Ritchie’s (Harrisonburg, Va./Turner Ashby) phenomenal stats from this weekend made it easy to select her as the first EMU Royals Athlete of the Week of the 2014-2015 school year.


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UVA’s Burton, Fuller named to preseason All-ACC volleyball team

Two members of the UVA volleyball team, junior Lauren Fuller and sophomore Jasmine Burton, were named to the Preseason All-Atlantic Coast Conference Volleyball Team, the ACC announced Tuesday (Aug. 26).


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Six UVA alums to compete at World Rowing Championships

Six UVA alums are set to compete at the 2014 FISA World Rowing Championships, to be held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Aug. 24-31.


JMU volleyball pair named to preseason All-CAA team

JMU senior Lizzy Briones and sophomore Janey Goodman have both been named to the Preseason All-CAA Volleyball Team, as voted on by the league’s coaches and announced by the CAA Thursday afternoon.


JMU volleyball picked second in preseason CAA poll

The JMU volleyball team was picked to finish second in the Colonial Athletic Association this season by the league’s coaches, as announced by the conference on Tuesday.


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Consistency the key for EMU volleyball

While there will definitely be some new pieces to the puzzle this year, the EMU volleyball women are hoping to continue the climb they started last fall.


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UVA Meet the Teams Day set for Sunday

The Virginia athletics department will host Meet the Teams Day at John Paul Jones Arena on Sunday, Aug. 17. Admission for this annual preseason event is free and open to the public.


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VirginiaSports.com fall live video streaming schedule announced

The Virginia athletics department announced today its fall online live video streaming schedule for VirginiaSports.com. This schedule is comprised of 24 home events including men’s and women’s soccer, field hockey, and volleyball games.


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VMI names Ashley Usera assistant AD for tickets, marketing

Ashley Usera has been named Assistant Athletic Director for Tickets and Marketing at VMI, in an announcement made by Director of Athletics Dr. Dave Diles.


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EMU announces fall sports live webcasts

Picking up on the successful trial run from 2013, EMU has announced it plans to stream a free video webcast of select games on the Turf Field again this fall.


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UVA student-athletes post plus-3.0 GPA for spring semester

Virginia student-athletes registered an outstanding academic performance during the Spring 2014 semester. The overall GPA for UVa’s 627 student-athletes in Spring 2014 was 3.0 for the second consecutive semester.


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EMU releases 2014 field hockey, volleyball schedules

Another year, another challenging schedule for the EMU field hockey team. Coach Brenda Bechler released Eastern Mennonite’s 2014 slate today, which will push her women but will also let them lean on the home crowd.


JMU women’s basketball adds Candice Williams to 2014 class

JMU women’s basketball signed point guard Candice Williams to a National Letter of Intent, head coach Kenny Brooks announced today.


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How to reduce risk of ACL tears in young athletes

Increasing numbers of young athletes, especially girls, are tearing their anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL, which provides stability to the knee. The increase is particularly dramatic in girls, in sports including high school soccer, basketball, volleyball and gymnastics.


JMU’s Steinbrecher selected as co-coach of USA Collegiate National Team’s China tour

JMU volleyball head coach Lauren Steinbrecher has been chosen as the co-coach of the U.S. Collegiate National Team during its tour to China this summer.


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Dominick Porter takes over EMU men’s volleyball program

Eastern Mennonite University announces Dominick Porter as its new head men’s volleyball coach. Porter, a 2007 graduate of the EMU program, will be the eighth head coach in the 24 seasons since men’s volleyball started in 1991.


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EMU names new volleyball coach

Eastern Mennonite University has announced the hiring of Gary Moore as its next head men’s volleyball coach. Moore becomes the seventh head mentor of the men’s program, which was started in 1991.