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Does UVA have enough pitching to advance to Super Regionals?

The question going into the Charlottesville Regional for top seed UVA had to do with pitching, particularly, did the ‘Hoos have enough to advance?


East Carolina rallies for five in the ninth, stuns UVA, 8-6

Travis Watkins capped a five-run ninth-inning rally with a three-run walkoff homer to lift ECU to an 8-6 win over top seed UVA in the Charlottesville Regional on Saturday.


Live Blog: UVA faces East Carolina at Charlottesville Regional

Top seed and defending national champion UVA (38-20) faces #3 seed East Carolina (35-24) in the Charlottesville Regional.


UVA to host William & Mary, ECU, Bryant in NCAA Regionals

Defending national champ UVA (37-20) will face CAA champ William & Mary (29-29) at 1 p.m. Friday in the opening game of the Charlottesville Regional.


UVA adds QB depth with former ECU starter Kurt Benkert

Former ECU starting quarterback Kurt Benkert is headed to UVA, ostensibly to compete with incumbent starter Matt Johns for the #1 spot on the depth chart.


#4 Virginia salvages series finale with ECU, wins 4-2

Tommy Doyle (So., Vienna, Va.) allowed one earned run in seven-plus innings as the No. 4 Virginia baseball team defeated East Carolina, 4-2.


#4 UVA baseball drops series opener to East Carolina

East Carolina rallied for a run in the ninth inning and scored three in the 10th to pull out an 8-5 win over the No. 4 UVA baseball team Friday.


Ruffin McNeill: Huge get for Virginia football

Virginia football will be BYU East next season, with one notable exception, in the form of former ECU coach Ruffin McNeill.


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East Carolina rallies from early hole, defeats Virginia Tech, 35-28

James Summers ran for 169 yards and two touchdowns, and East Carolina came back from an early 14-0 deficit to post a 35-28 win over Virginia Tech on Saturday in Greenville, N.C.


Series Notes: #2 UVA baseball opens at East Carolina

The UVA baseball team starts its 2015 regular season this weekend with a three-game series at East Carolina. The season opener is slated for 3 p.m. Friday at Clark-LeClair Stadium in Greenville, N.C. Because of impending inclement weather on Sunday, the teams now will wrap up the series with a doubleheader beginning at noon Saturday.


UVA-ECU baseball opening series schedule altered by weather forecast

The weekend schedule has been altered for the season-opening series between the UVA baseball team and East Carolina, slated for Friday through Sunday (Feb. 13-15) at Clark-LeClair Stadium in Greenville, N.C.


JMU drops 70-58 men’s basketball decision at East Carolina

JMU led by as much as 11 in the first half but could not hang on to the advantage, as East Carolina surged to a 70-58 victory in men’s basketball on Saturday evening at Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum.


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Breaking down Virginia Tech-UNC: Who survives to compete in ACC title race?

Both Virginia Tech and North Carolina enter their matchup Saturday at Kenan Stadium in Chapel Hill, N.C., with an ACC loss. One will leave with a second loss, and almost assuredly will see its chance to play for the ACC title in Charlotte in December come to an end.


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Press Conference: North Carolina football coach Larry Fedora

North Carolina football coach Larry Fedora talks with reporters on Monday. UNC (2-2, 0-1 ACC) hosts Virginia Tech (3-2, 0-1 ACC) on Saturday at 12:30 p.m. in Chapel Hill, N.C.


At greater risk of the upset this weekend: UVA or Virginia Tech?

There’s a reason Vegas puts numbers on games, too, and UVA, as much as a 26.5-point favorite over Kent State, and Virginia Tech, a 21-point favorite over Western Michigan, aren’t likely to even be in close games.


Is UVA in contention in ACC Coastal?

On the one hand, it’s hard to get too excited about a 2-2 start. On the other hand, it’s a 2-2 start after playing three games against ranked teams, and UVA football was in all three.


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ECU upsets #17 Virginia Tech, 28-21

East Carolina was on the verge of blowing Virginia Tech out of Lane Stadium, but the Hokies came all the way back from a 21-0 first-quarter deficit to tie the game with 1:20 to go, only to give it up in the final seconds on a 1-yard quarterback sneak by Shane Carden as the Pirates upset #17 Virginia Tech, 28-21, on Saturday.


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Video: East Carolina upsets #17 Virginia Tech, 28-21

A week after a huge win over Ohio State, Virginia Tech was upset at home as East Carolina beat the Hokies 28-21.


VMI names Curtis Whaley strength and conditioning coach for Olympic sports

VMI football strength and conditioning coach Jimmy Whitten has announced Curtis Whaley as the Institute’s Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for Olympic Sports.


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#1 UVa. baseball completes sweep of East Carolina, 6-2

#1 UVa. got five and two-thirds strong innings from Brandon Waddell and six two-out run-scoring hits to post a 6-2 win over East Carolina on Sunday in front of a February record crowd of 3,592 at Davenport Field in Charlottesville, Va.


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#1 UVa. baseball shuts out East Carolina, 4-0

The No. 1-ranked UVa. baseball team shut out East Carolina, 4-0, Saturday afternoon in front of 3,561 spectators at Davenport Field. Three UVa pitchers combined on a seven-hitter as the Cavaliers (5-1) picked up their fifth straight victory and second shutout of the year.


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#1 UVa. baseball nips East Carolina, 3-2

The top-ranked UVa. baseball team scored a 3-2 win over East Carolina Friday. Brandon Downes (Jr., South Plainfield, N.J.) hit a pair of solo home runs to support a strong UVa pitching effort, highlighted by 6 1/3 innings of two-run baseball from starter Nathan Kirby (So., Midlothian, Va.).


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#1 UVa. baseball hosts East Carolina this weekend

The top-ranked UVa. baseball team faces East Carolina Friday through Sunday (Feb. 21-23) in a three-game series at Davenport Field. The 3 p.m. Friday contest now serves as the Cavaliers’ 2014 home opener.


ECU downs JMU baseball, 4-2

Three East Carolina pitchers combined to strike out nine and limit JMU to one earned run in a 4-2 victory on Sunday afternoon in a non-conference baseball game at Clark-LeClair Stadium.


JMU baseball tops ECU, 5-2

Junior right-hander Chris Huffman (Fort Defiance, Va./Fort Defiance) struck out seven for the victory and senior Trent Cundiff (Roanoke, Va./Northside) wrapped up eight scoreless innings from the JMU staff with the save in a 5-2 victory over East Carolina on Saturday afternoon at Clark-LeClair Stadium in non-conference baseball action.


JMU baseball loses opener at East Carolina, 6-5

Pinch runner Garrett Brooks raced home with the winning run on a throwing error in the bottom of the ninth inning as East Carolina defeated James Madison 6-5 in the season opener for both squads on Friday afternoon at Clark-LeClair Stadium.


College Football: UVa. planks Pirates, 35-20

Story by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net A 79-yard first-quarter touchdown run by Cedric Peerman ignited a 28-point first-half outburst by Virginia, and the ‘Hoos withstood a late rally to beat back East Carolina by a 35-20 final on Saturday in Charlottesville. It was the second straight home win for the Cavs, who defeated Maryland 31-0 last […]


Live Blog: College Football Saturday

Moderated by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net The Augusta Free Press will be live in the press box at Scott Stadium for today’s football game between UVa. and East Carolina. Kickoff is scheduled for noon. Join AFP editor Chris Graham in a live blog to discuss the action on the field and get insight from the Best […]