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Holidays and Alzheimer’s Families: Adjust expectations to have a happy, memorable occasion

Families affected by Alzheimer’s disease face special challenges during the holidays – and the Alzheimer’s Association has resources to help. With some planning and adjusted expectations, celebrations can still be happy, memorable occasions.


Burris named CFO for Sentara Blue Ridge Region

Mike Burris has been named vice president and chief financial officer for the Sentara Blue Ridge Region, which is currently comprised of RMH Healthcare in Harrisonburg and Martha Jefferson Hospital in Charlottesville.


#22 UVa. finishes sweep at #21 Miami

The No. 22 Virginia baseball team finished off a three-game series sweep of No. 21 Miami with a 7-4 victory Monday evening Alex Rodriguez Park at Mark Light Field in Coral Gables, Fla. The Cavaliers (31-14-1, 14-10 ACC) secured their first series sweep against the Hurricanes (27-17, 12-12). Virginia has won a season-high seven-consecutive games […]


#25 UVa. makes it two in a row at #15 Miami

Shane Halley (Sr., Burke, Va.) pitched six scoreless innings of relief and held No. 15 Miami at bay as the No. 25 Virginia baseball team rallied from an early 4-0 deficit to claim a 7-4 win over the Hurricanes Sunday evening at Alex Rodriguez Park at Mark Light Field in Coral Gables, Fla. Winners of […]


#1 Northwestern tops #9 UVa. women’s lax

The ninth-ranked Virginia women’s lacrosse team dropped a close contest at No. 1 Northwestern on Saturday (April 28) at Lakeside Field in Evanston, Ill. Ainsley Baker (Corning, N.Y.) led Virginia with two goals, while Kim Kolarik (Riva, Md.) finished with six saves in goal for the Cavaliers. Virginia concluded the regular season with an 11-7 […]


#25 UVa. wins game one of series at #15 Miami, 7-3

The No. 25 Virginia baseball team scored five times in the sixth inning to erase a one-run deficit and top No. 15 Miami, 7-3, in the opener of a three-game series at a soggy Alex Rodriguez Park at Mark Light Field in Coral Gables, Fla. The win was Virginia’s fifth in a row and its […]


#6 UVa. men’s lax overcomes sluggishness to top Penn

Steele Stanwick scored a career-high six goals and finished with seven points to lead the No. 6 Virginia Cavaliers (11-3) to a 10-8 victory over the Penn Quakers (3-10), Friday evening at the Whitman’s Sampler Mile High Classic, inside Sports Authority Field and Mile High. With the seven points, Stanwick now moves up to No. […]


#25 UVa. rallies with three in the ninth to top VCU

Derek Fisher (Fr., Rexmont, Pa.) cranked a long two-run home run with one out in the ninth inning to break a 5-5 tie and lift the No. 25 Virginia baseball team to a 7-5 win at VCU Wednesday night at The Diamond in Richmond, Va. UVa trailed 5-4 heading into the ninth but tied the […]


#25 UVa. sneaks by Radford in extras

Nate Irving (Fr., Yonkers, N.Y.) hit a walk-off single in the 11th inning to score Mitchell Shifflett (So., Midlothian, Va.) and lift the No. 25 Virginia baseball to a 3-2 victory over Radford Tuesday evening at Davenport Field. Irving’s hit capped a career-high four hit night for the freshman catcher. The walk-off hit made a […]


#25 UVa. completes DH sweep of Duke

The No. 25 Virginia baseball team completed a doubleheader sweep of Duke with a 10-3 victory over the Blue Devils in the second game Saturday afternoon at Durham Bulls Athletic Park. The Cavaliers’ offense came alive and outscored Duke 22-6 in the doubleheader as Virginia (26-14-1, 11-10 ACC) clinched its fourth ACC series win of […]


#11 UVa. women fall in ACC semis to #3 UNC

The fourth-seeded and 11th-ranked Virginia women’s lacrosse team was defeated by No. 1 seed and No. 3 ranked North Carolina, 14-6, in the semifinals of the 2012 ACC Tournament on Saturday (April 21) at Koskinen Stadium. The loss dropped Virginia’s record to 11-6 while North Carolina improved to 14-2. Senior attacker Josie Owen (Gibson Island, […]


#25 UVa. falls 6-3 at Duke

The No. 25 Virginia baseball team dropped Game 1 of its series at Duke, 6-3, Friday evening at Durham Bulls Athletic Park. A four-run Duke fourth inning proved to be the difference. Because of the threat for inclement weather Sunday, the final two games of the series will be played as a doubleheader beginning at […]


#4 UVa. men’s lax falls in ACC semis

Steele Stanwick tallied seven points to break the UVa career point record held by Dough Knight (249), but it wasn’t enough as the No. 4 Virginia Cavaliers (10-3) fell to the No. 9 North Carolina Tar Heels (10-4) in the semifinal round of the ACC Championship on Friday night, 11-9, inside Klöckner Stadium. Now with […]


UVa. women’s lax advances in ACC Tourney

Senior Julie Gardner (Severna Park, Md.) set a career-high with six goals, junior Kim Kolarik (Riva, Md.) tied a career-high with 11 saves and the fourth-seeded and 11th-ranked Virginia women’s lacrosse team defeated fifth-seeded and 17th-ranked Boston College, 13-8, Friday (April 20) in the quarterfinals of the 2012 ACC Tournament. Virginia improved to 11-5 overall […]


#25 UVa. holds on for 7-5 win over UR

The No. 25 Virginia baseball team defeated Richmond, 7-5, Tuesday night at Davenport Field. UVa scored a pair of runs in the seventh inning to break a 5-5 tie en route to the win. Stephen Bruno (Jr., Audubon, N.J.) continued his hot hitting with a 3-for-5 night as he extended his hitting streak to 10 […]


#8 UNC completes sweep of #23 UVa.

No. 8 North Carolina scored four runs in the first inning and never trailed in downing the No. 23 Virginia baseball team 5-3 Sunday afternoon at Davenport Field. The Sunday attendance of 4,422 gave UVa a weekend total of 13,675, the most in program history for a regular-season series. With the win the Tar Heels […]


#8 UNC tops #23 UVa. before record baseball crowd

The No. 23 Virginia baseball team fell 6-2 to No. 8 North Carolina Saturday afternoon in front of a sold-out, school-record crowd of 5,074 at Davenport Field. The attendance figure snapped the previous record of 5,050, set five times during the 2011 NCAA Tournament. The attendance figure also topped the regular-season school record of 4,825, […]


Duke lax continues mastery of UVa.

The No. 7 Duke Blue Devils (11-3, 2-1 ACC) used a 6-0 run in the second half to elevate itself past the No. 1 Virginia Cavaliers (10-2, 2-1) on Friday night, 13-5, in front of 7,234 fans inside Klöckner Stadium. With the loss, Duke claims the No. 1 seed in next weekend’s ACC Championship and […]


#23 UVa. drops extra-inning duel with #8 UNC

Jacob Stallings hit a solo home run in the 10th inning to lift No. 8 North Carolina to a 2-1 win over the No. 23 Virginia baseball team Friday evening at Davenport Field. The UNC victory snapped UVa’s 15-game home winning streak. North Carolina upped its record to 25-9 (10-6 ACC), while Virginia slipped to […]


UVa. slugs GW, 16-4

The No. 23 Virginia baseball team scored 16 unanswered runs to climb out of an early four-run hole and defeat George Washington, 16-4, Wednesday evening at Davenport Field. UVa (23-10-1) captured its 15th-straight home victory. George Washington (12-20) scored four runs in the first inning, but UVa scored runs in each of the first four […]


#12 UVa. women’s lax bests #19 Johns Hopkins

The 12th-ranked Virginia women’s lacrosse team won a road contest at No. 19 Johns Hopkins, 11-7, Wednesday (April 11) at Homewood Field in Baltimore, Md. Senior attacker Josie Owen (Gibson Island,Md.) scored four goals and added two assists to lead Virginia with a six-point effort, while junior goalkeeper Kim Kolarik (Riva, Md.) registered eight saves. […]


#23 UVa. completes sweep of Wake Forest, 11-2

The 23rd-ranked Virginia baseball team finished off a three-game ACC series sweep of Wake Forest with an 11-2 victory Monday evening at Davenport Field. Virginia (22-10-1, 9-6 ACC) won its 14th-consecutive home game as well as its eighth-straight ACC home contest. UVa also claimed its 16th-consecutive ACC home series, dating to March 2009. Virginia relief […]


UVa. 4, Wake Forest 1

The Virginia baseball team clinched a series win over Wake Forest with a 4-1 victory Sunday afternoon at Davenport Field. Winners of 13-consecutive games at home, the Cavaliers (21-10-1, 8-6 ACC) have now captured 16-consecutive ACC home series dating to 2009. UVa will go for the series sweep at 7 p.m. Monday in a game […]


UVa. takes down Wake in series opener

The Virginia baseball team received a strong start from right-hander Branden Kline (Jr., Frederick, Md.) and rallied from an early three-run deficit to top Wake Forest, 9-4, Saturday afternoon in the first game of a three-game ACC series at Davenport Field. Virginia (20-10-1, 7-6 ACC) extended its home win streak to 12 games. Game 2 […]