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VMI football drops heartbreaker at Western Carolina

Western Carolina scored the first two touchdowns of the second half and held off a spirited VMI rally to hand the Keydets their second-straight heartbreaking defeat in Southern Conference football action, 52-50, Saturday afternoon in Cullowhee, N.C.

VMI women's soccer suffers first loss to UNCG

Opening conference play at home with an undefeated record, the VMI women's soccer team suffered its first loss of the season as the visiting Spartans of UNC Greensboro earned a 4-0 victory over the Keydets Friday evening at Patchin Field.

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Men’s soccer: PK lifts Mount St. Mary’s past VMI, 1-0

- Mount St. Mary’s University scored on a penalty kick and hung on for a 1-0 victory Saturday evening over the VMI men’s soccer team Saturday night in a non-conference game.
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VMI football drops heartbreaker at Western Carolina

- Western Carolina scored the first two touchdowns of the second half and held off a spirited VMI rally to hand the Keydets their second-straight heartbreaking defeat in Southern Conference football action, 52-50, Saturday afternoon in Cullowhee, N.C.

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Men’s soccer: Campbell defeats VMI, 6-0

- The Campbell University men’s soccer team broke open a close game with five second-half goals Wednesday to defeat visiting VMI 6-0 in non-conference action.
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Big Game Preview: VMI football set for home opener with ETSU

- VMI football enters Week 3 coming off a pair of ugly road losses, but with hopes that the home opener with ETSU can represent a clean slate.

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Men’s soccer: VMI loses at home to Manhattan, 5-1

- The VMI men’s soccer team held the score close for much of the game, but was outlasted Friday by Manhattan College, 5-1 in non-conference play from Patchin Field.
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Women’s soccer: VMI battles to scoreless draw at UNC-Asheville

- The VMI women's soccer team battled to its first draw of the season as the Keydets and UNC Asheville Bulldogs fought to a 0-0 tie Friday night at Greenwood Field in Asheville, North Carolina.

 

 

AFP Editor Chris Graham

chris graham espnChris Graham, the editor of AugustaFreePress.com, an award-winning journalist and editor, is a 1994 graduate of the University of Virginia, and has covered Virginia politics since 1997.

An author of six books, Chris also co-wrote a book on the history of University of Virginia basketball, Mad About U: Four Decades of Basketball at University Hall, which was published in 2006.

Chris has covered University of Virginia sports since 1995, and is a commentator on ESPN3 college football and baseball broadcasts.

This fall, Chris will serve as the play-by-play voice on radio broadcasts for VMI football, marking his fourth season as a broadcaster for Keydets’ radio broadcasts.

He is a member of the Football Writers Assocation of America, the U.S. Basketball Writers Association and the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association.

From 2009-2014, Chris was the play-by-play voice of the Waynesboro Generals, a team competing in the Valley Baseball League, a premier college summer baseball league affiliated with Major League Baseball and the NCAA.

The former co-host of “ACC Nation,” a syndicated radio show that ran for four years, ending in 2007, Chris is currently a contributor to “The Mark Moses Show” on 95.9-The Fan in Melbourne, Fla.

Chris also served as a member of the creative team and on-air TV commentator for Awesome Wrestling Entertainment on AWE’s Night of the Legends live pay-per-view event in 2011.

Chris wrote a book on that experience, The Worst Wrestling Pay-Per-View Ever, that was published in 2018.

He is also the former co-host of “Viewpoints” on WVPT, a weekly news affairs TV show that aired from 2016-2017.

Books by Chris Graham

The Worst Wrestling Pay-Per-View Ever

Chris Graham offers a glimpse behind the curtain of the pro wrestling business in his new book, The Worst Wrestling Pay-Per-View Ever, the inside story of the 2011 Night of Legends, a live pay-per-view event featuring stars including WWE Hall of Famers Kevin Nash, “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan and The Rock ‘n Roll Express that was met with almost universally negative reviews.
Read for free: click here.

Mad About U: Four Decades of at University Hall, by Chris Graham and Patrick Hite, is a look at the players, coaches and memories of University Hall at the University of Virginia. From Barry Parkhill’s last-second shot to knock off No. 2 South Carolina to the struggles faced by coaches Barbara Kelly and Dan Bonner in the early years of UVa. women’s basketball to the excitement of the early 1980s in the House that Ralph Built to the move to JPJ – it’s all here.

 

 

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