Fishburne Military School senior wrestler Daniel May earned his 100th career victory on Thursday. But 100 wins wasn’t why he gave up sodas and gets up early in the morning before classes to train.
Andrea Sawyer of Colonial Heights, VA, takes her husband to all of his medical appointments as often as three or four times a week.
James Madison overcame a slow start and completely shut down Drexel’s offense, allowing the third-lowest point total in program history in a 54-35 Wednesday night.
James Madison women’s basketball battled for a hard-fought 68-51 victory at Elon on Thursday night in Alumni Gym in the first meeting between the programs as conference foes.
The Staunton Public Library will celebrate its 20th anniversary at 1 Churchville Avenue on Saturday, January 24, from 2-4 pm.
A portion of Route 801 (Hangers Mill Road) in Augusta County will close for about nine months beginning Monday, January 26, during replacement of a bridge over Jennings Branch.
The VMI Keydets weathered a poor shooting night and stayed in the game for the majority of the contest, but the UNCG Spartans finished the game with a 13-4 run and went on to a 75-63 win.
The Waynesboro Police Department announced Wednesday the acquisition of two K-9s to the Department’s force. This is the first time in the Department’s history that it has had two active K-9 teams.
#4 Duke lost its second game in three days to another middle-of-the-pack ACC team, this one at home to Miami.
Second-ranked UVA led just 25-19 at the half, and Clemson had to feel some confidence going into the locker room.
Ohio State wasn’t even supposed to be in the College Football Playoff. Remember that bit of controversy? The Buckeyes jumped TCU and Baylor after blasting Wisconsin in the B1G Championship Game, and the Big 12 wanted a congressional investigation.
Buying unhealthy, inexpensive food is one of the most common ways that client households of the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank stretch their dollars, a recent study of hunger reveals.
Join the Richmond Symphony for Pinocchio’s Adventures in Funland! on January 24 at 6 p.m. Young and old will love this lively re-telling of the classic children’s story of Pinocchio with the Richmond Symphony Lollipops.
James Madison women’s basketball earned a 65-43 victory at William & Mary on Sunday afternoon at Kaplan Arena to move to 4-0 against Colonial Athletic Association foes this season.
Motorists traveling throughout the Shenandoah Valley tonight, January 11 and into the morning hours on Monday, January 12 should expect to see icy conditions develop.
Terry Tarpey recorded the first triple-double in William and Mary’s 110-year history and Marcus Thornton knocked down seven treys to lead the Tribe to an 81-73 Colonial Athletic Association men’s basketball victory over James Madison on Saturday afternoon at Kaplan Arena.
At the 7:28 media timeout, Notre Dame up, 45-43, I asked the question on our live blog. Is there a #Cavalanche in the guys tonight?
Third-ranked UVA trailed #13 Notre Dame by as many as eight in the second half, but a late 9-0 run broke open a tie game, and the Cavs escaped South Bend with a 62-56 win Saturday night.
The UVA women’s basketball team (12-3, 2-0 ACC) will play at No. 21 Syracuse (10-5, 0-2 ACC) on Sunday, Jan. 11 at 1 p.m. at the Carrier Dome.
James Madison women’s basketball opened at Northeastern on a 9-0 run and never looked back as the Dukes earned a 77-55 win in their Colonial Athletic Association road opener on Friday night at Cabot Center in Boston, Massachusetts.
A series of mobile single-lane closures are scheduled for the week of Jan. 12-16 on Interstate 64 eastbound and westbound. These overnight closures are for fog-light replacement between mile marker 98 in Augusta County and mile marker 104 in Albemarle County.
Four Spider players reached double figures led by Terry Allen’s season-high 20 points as Richmond snapped its three-game skid against George Mason, 75-65.
Sen. Petersen, Del. Anderson propose limits on police data collection, regulation of license plate readers
For the 2015 General Assembly session, Senator Chap Petersen and Delegate Rich Anderson will introduce legislation to regulate License Plate Readers (LPRs) in the Commonwealth, specifically placing limitations on passive data collection and retention by police departments.
After a slow start on Monday night inside the Daskalakis Athletic Center, the William and Mary basketball team blitzed the Drexel Dragons, 73-47, behind a sizzling 55.1 percent shooting and another stout defensive effort.
It was a battle of freshmen in Tallahassee, as Xavier Rathan-Mayes (22 points) and the Florida State Seminoles edged Justin Bibbs (game-high 25 points) and Virginia Tech 86-75. Hokies guard Adam Smith posted 24 points of his own, but 11 three pointers paved the way to FSU’s first ACC win of the season.
Junior guard Ron Curry (Pennsauken, N.J./Paul VI) scored a game-high 19 points and James Madison used stifling zone defense to pick up a 61-50 Colonial Athletic Association men’s basketball victory Monday night at TD Arena.
The left lane of southbound Interstate 81 will be closed for repairs around mile marker 215 in Augusta County. The closure will begin at 8 p.m. on Monday, January 5 and is expected to remain in place until the early morning hours of Tuesday, January 6.
In the most lopsided CAA victory in the program’s 30 years in the league, the William and Mary men’s basketball put the foot on the gas and never let off in dominating College of Charleston, 75-45, on Saturday afternoon at Kaplan Arena.
James Madison shot 59.0 percent (23-of-39) from the floor, its highest shooting percentage in four years, en route to a 61-52 men’s basketball win over Towson in the Colonial Athletic Association opener on Saturdayat the JMU Convocation Center.
An 11-0 run midway through the second half broke open a four-point game and sent the East Tennessee State Buccaneers over the VMI Keydets, 98-88, in Southern Conference men’s basketball action Friday night at Freedom Hall in Johnson City, Tenn.
Landau Eugene Murphy Jr., the dreadlocked classic crooner vocalist who won season six of NBC Television’s America’s Got Talent, a $1 million grand prize, and a Columbia Records contract, will be performing in Charlottesville at Paramount Theater, at 215 East Main Street, at 8 p.m.
Richmond put three players in double figures, but Northeastern hit a game-winning three-pointer in the final minute to win, 58-57.
We’ve seen this play out before. Ohio State runs through the Big Ten like a knife through melted butter, then matches up with an SEC team in the postseason, and turns into melted butter.
Florida State almost seems to want you to get up big on them. Double digits? Psshaw. Two touchdowns? Three touchdowns? Don’t throw us in that briar patch.
A study of 3,000 people in the USA has found that December is the month when people are most distracted by browsing the internet at work.
In the final non-conference game of the season, No. 24 James Madison women’s basketball suffered a 66-62 setback at Vanderbilt on Monday night at Memorial Gymnasium despite a career high 21 points by junior guard Ashley Perez (Manchester, Conn./Manchester (St. John’s)).
The UVA women’s basketball team (10-3) finished the non-conference portion of its schedule with a 72-66 victory over Drexel (6-5) on Monday (Dec. 29) in the final game of the 2014 Cavalier Classic Presented by Holiday Inn University Area.
Junior guard Winston Grays (Cleveland, Ohio/Benedictine) scored 14 points on 4-of-7 shooting and grabbed five rebounds, but the JMU men’s basketball team was unable to bounce back from a 24-point halftime deficit, falling to Valparaiso, 79-52, in the non-conference finale Monday night at the JMU Convocation Center.
The Washington Redskins announced today that they have signed the following eight players to Reserve/Future contracts.
Syracuse senior center Rakeem Christmas has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference Basketball Player of the Week, while Virginia Tech freshman guard Justin Bibbs was selected the ACC Rookie of the Week in a vote by a select media panel.
Beginning with Liberty’s men’s basketball game on Jan. 3, 2015 (vs. Presbyterian), Liberty Flames Sports Network radio broadcasts will move from the Victory FM Radio Network to WLNI and WFIR radio stations.
Virginia Tech turned a close Military Bowl into a rout with a strong second half that turned on a defensive touchdown that helped lift the Hokies to a 33-17 win over Cincinnati on Saturday.
Virginia Tech kept its bowl streak alive with a 24-20 win over UVA a month ago on Black Friday. But another streak is on the line Saturday at 1 p.m. in the Military Bowl: 21 straight winning seasons for the Hokies, dating back to the start of the bowl streak in 1993.
The George Mason men’s basketball team handed Wright State its first home loss of the season and snapped a four-game win streak for the Raiders, defeating WSU 68-60 Tuesday night in the Nutter Center.
The William and Mary men’s basketball team dropped a 69-62 decision in its final game before the Christmas Holiday at Old Dominion, 69-62, on Monday night.
A furious run for the Virginia Military Institute that cut the Hokies lead to single digits with two and a half minutes in the second half came up short as VMI fell to in-state foe Virginia Tech 87-74 at Cassell Coliseum in non-conference basketball action Monday night.
The Virginia Department of Transportation has scheduled soil-testing work in the area of Interstate 81, Exit 257 (Mauzy/Broadway/Timberville) in Rockingham County from Jan. 6-27, 2015.
Jeff Short tallied a career-best 30 points and Norfolk State shot 64 percent over the final 25 minutes while limiting James Madison to 27 percent in a 74-71 overtime win for the Spartans on Monday night in a non-conference men’s basketball game at the Convocation Center.
This time of year, with all the holiday parties and festive occasions, many partygoers will be drinking. If you’re celebrating with alcohol this holiday season, the Virginia State Police has a message for you: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over.