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#21 UVA men’s soccer draws, 1-1, with #6 UNC

The No. 21 Virginia men’s soccer team and No. 6 North Carolina played through a pair of overtime periods to a 1-1 draw Saturday evening at Fetzer Field in Chapel Hill, N.C.


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Liberty football enhances playoff resume with 28-7 win over Presbyterian

The Liberty Flames pushed their winning streak to three straight games and remained unbeaten in Big South play with a 28-7 victory over Presbyterian Saturday afternoon.


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Backs against the wall: Does UVA football come out swinging at Georgia Tech?

The margin of error is gone for UVA football coach Mike London, whose tenure as the Virginia Cavaliers head man is tenuous after a 28-27 loss to North Carolina last weekend.


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The secret sauce behind the Cavalanche

It’s part of the secret sauce to the Cavalanche that hard-nosed defense and a ruthlessly efficient, yet patient, offense go hand-in-hand.


Vad Lee shines as JMU football tops Charlotte in shootout

Junior quarterback Vad Lee (Durham, N.C./Hillside (Georgia Tech)) recorded more than 400 yards of total offense and produced six touchdowns to lead the James Madison to a 48-40 victory over host Charlotte in non-conference football Saturday afternoon at Jerry Richardson Stadium.


JMU men’s basketball picked fifth in CAA

The JMU men’s basketball team was predicted to finish fifth in the 2014-15 Colonial Athletic Association standings, according to a vote by the league’s 10 head coaches, media relations directors and members of the media.


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#4 Villanova edges #15 William and Mary, 35-31

The No. 15/18 William and Mary football team was edged by No. 5/4 Villanova, 35-31. W&M (4-3, 1-2) led, 31-28, with less than a minute remaining, Villanova (6-1, 4-0) scored the game-winning touchdown on a 13-yard pass from quarterback John Robertson to wide receiver Kevin Gulyas with just 0:52 on the clock.


UVA basketball eighth in preseason USA Today Coaches Poll

Defending ACC regular-season and tournament champ UVA was ranked eighth in the preseason USA Today Coaches Poll released on Thursday.


VMI baskeball tabbed fifth/sixth in SoCon, Peterson All-Conference

VMI basketball was voted fifth and sixth in the SoCon’s two preseason polls, while guard QJ Peterson was one of 10 players tabbed to the league’s preseason all-conference team at the SoCon Basketball Tip-Off, held Wednesday morning in Asheville, N.C.


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#15 William and Mary football hosts #4 Villanova on Saturday

The No. 15/18 William and Mary football team will square off against a top-10 opponent for the second consecutive week when it hosts No. 5/4 Villanova for homecoming this Saturday at 3:30 p.m.


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University of Richmond men¹s basketball single-game tickets on sale Wednesday

Spider fans can purchase single-game tickets to Richmond home men’s basketball games beginning on Wednesday, October 15 at 9 a.m.


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#4 UVA women’s soccer tops NC State, 6-0

The fourth-ranked UVA women’s soccer team posted six goals for the second consecutive game, downing NC State 6-0 Sunday in front of 1,741 fans at Klöckner Stadium.


VMI men’s soccer loses 2-0 at East Tennessee State

Despite 10 saves from junior keeper Alex Guerra, the Virginia Military Institute men’s soccer team was edged 2-0 on the road Tuesday evening at East Tennessee State University’s Summers-Taylor Stadium in Southern Conference action.


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#14 UVA men’s soccer defeats George Mason, 1-0

The 14th-ranked UVA men’s soccer team pulled out a 1-0 win at George Mason Tuesday evening in front of 3,003 fans in rainy conditions at George Mason Stadium in Fairfax, Va.


UVA football midterm grades: Is an A possible?

A critic of Mike London commenting on Augusta Free Press this week pointed to the anemic offensive efficiency rating for the UVA offense in the ESPN Football Power Index. Yikes, yeah, 89th in the country among the 128 FBS teams. That’s bad, beyond bad.


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Gobble, gobble: Number of turkeys raised in Virginia up from 2013

According to the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, the number of turkeys to be raised in Virginia in 2014 is expected to total 16 million, up three percent from the 15.5 million raised in 2013.


JMU field hockey drops double OT heartbreaker to Delaware, 6-5

Delaware scored the golden goal with just 2:19 left to play in the second overtime to bring the James Madison field hockey team’s comeback bid just short as the Dukes fell 6-5 in double overtime to the defending Colonial Athletic Association champion Blue Hens in both teams’ league opener on Friday night at the JMU Field Hockey Complex.


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World Health Organization taps VCU tobacco product research center as a collaborator

The Center for the Study of Tobacco Products at Virginia Commonwealth University has been named a World Health Organization collaborating center that will assist the global health organization with questions related to tobacco product testing and research.


VMI lacrosse announces incoming class for 2015 season

For a second-straight season, every incoming lacrosse player at VMI completed their first week on Post following Matriculation. The Keydet lacrosse team gained 17 members of the Class of 2015+3 in advance of head coach Brian Anken’s fifth season at the Institute.


McAuliffe announces October as Virginia Wine Month

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that October is Virginia Wine Month, offering visitors a chance to discover that Virginia is a wine destination unlike any other.


Kirk Cousins not the savior for bad, bad, bad Washington team

Washington had the ball near midfield down 10 points early in the third quarter. Then the wheels fell off the Kirk Cousins bandwagon.


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Virginia wine sales reach new record high in fiscal year 2014

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that sales of Virginia wine continued solid growth in fiscal year 2014 and reached another record level, increasing by almost 2% from fiscal year 2013.


Martin coaching final season of JMU men’s soccer

James Madison University Director of Athletics Jeff Bourne announced Monday that JMU men’s soccer coach Tom Martin will not return after the 2014 season, which is the final year of his contract.


VMI women’s soccer drops 1-0 decision to USC Upstate

Kenzie Major scored her fifth goal of the season in the 25th minute and it was all the USC Upstate Spartans needed, as they held on for a 1-0 victory over the VMI Keydets in non-conference women’s soccer action Sunday at Patchin Field in Lexington, Va.


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#24 Liberty pulls away from #25 Bryant, 38-21

No. 24 Liberty scored on four of their first five possessions of the game and added two second-half touchdowns to secure a 38-21 Hall of Fame game victory over No. 25 Bryant, Saturday evening at Williams Stadium.


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#10 UVA field hockey upsets #3 Duke, 2-1

The No. 10 Virginia field hockey team (6-2, 2-0 ACC) won its fifth-straight game, earning a 2-1 victory at No. 3 Duke (6-1, 1-1 ACC) on Friday (Sept. 19) Durham, N.C.


#2 UVA women’s soccer blasts ODU, 5-0

The second-ranked UVA women’s soccer team completed its non-conference schedule Wednesday with a 5-0 victory over Old Dominion at Klöckner Stadium.


VMI Soccer Roundup: Men, women both fall in Sunday matches

VMI men drop 4-0 decision to Robert Morris: In the final game of the 2014 Jay Sculley Memorial Tournament, the Virginia Military Institute men’s soccer team had chances early in each half, but the Colonials of Robert Morris University struck twice in each stanza to top VMI 4-0 in non-conference action at Patchin Field on Sunday.


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Liberty football downs Brevard, 56-31

Timely passing and a persistent rushing attack helped Liberty open its 2014 home schedule with a 56-31 victory over Brevard, Saturday evening at Williams Stadium.


JMU men’s soccer defeats Belmont, 2-1

Senior forward Josh Grant (Plymouth, England/Torpoint College) tallied his seventh career game-winning goalFriday night as the James Madison men’s soccer team topped Belmont 2-1 in the Belmont Invitational at Rose Park.


U.S. News ranks Mary Washington among top five public universities in the South

U.S. News & World Report ranked the University of Mary Washington’s undergraduate program fifth among public southern universities in the “Top Public Regional Universities – South” category in its 2015 edition of America’s Best Colleges.


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Potomac Nationals claim Carolina League title with 5-1 win over Myrtle Beach

The Potomac Nationals (5-1, 4-0) captured their fifth championship in franchise history with a 5-1 victory over the Myrtle Beach Pelicans (3-4, 0-2) on Wednesday night.


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Richmond Flying Squirrels, San Francisco Giants extend partnership

The Richmond Flying Squirrels, in conjunction with their parent affiliate, the San Francisco Giants, have announced a two-year extension to the player development contract (PDC) between the two organizations.


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Route 29 advisory panel to meet Thursday at VCTIR

The Route 29 Project Delivery Advisory Panel will hold its fifth meeting at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Virginia Center for Transportation Innovation and Research, 530 Edgemont Road, Charlottesville.


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Binghamton Mets take Game 1 from Richmond, 5-2

The Binghamton Mets (1-0) handled the Richmond Flying Squirrels (0-1), 5-2, in game one of the Eastern League Championship Series on Tuesday night at The Diamond.


JMU golf fares well at Golfweek Program Challenge

The JMU women’s golf team continued its improvement round to round and finished sixth at the 2014 Golfweek Program Challenge, Sept. 7-9.


william & mary

#16 William and Mary football hosts Norfolk State on Saturday

The No. 16 William and Mary football team will look for its second consecutive victory when it hosts Norfolk State in its home opener this Saturday at 7 p.m.


Gardner-Webb takes down VMI women’s soccer, 3-1

A Nicole Blixt 53rd-minute goal pulled the VMI Keydets within one, but the Gardner-Webb Runnin’ Bulldogs added an insurance marker in the 71st minute and went on to a 3-1 victory in women’s soccer action Monday in Lexington, Va.


Tropical depression may develop in Atlantic this week

AccuWeather reports a robust tropical feature has emerged in the eastern Atlantic and could develop as the week progresses.


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Starnes’ 64th-minute goal lifts VMI 1-0 over Asheville

Deadlocked and scoreless through the first 63 minutes of a non-conference game with UNC Asheville, VMI got what proved to be the game-winning goal from junior Andrew Starnes in the 64th minute, lifting the Keydets over the Bulldogs 1-0.


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Pelicans top Sox, force deciding Game 3 with Salem

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans used a three run third inning to pick up a 4-1 victory over the Salem Red Sox in game two of the Southern Division Championship series Thursday night. The series will be decided in game three tomorrow night in Myrtle.


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Potomac Nationals win in regular-season finale

The Potomac Nationals (78-58, 40-27) prevailed over the Frederick Keys (65-72, 33-37) by the final score of 6-1 on the final day of the 2014 regular season Sunday afternoon at Harry Grove Stadium.


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Playoff-bound Lynchburg drops regular-season finale

Kevin Ahrens hit his league-leading 41st double of the year, and Jose Martinez and Sean Godfrey each notched an RBI Monday, but the Lynchburg HIllcats fell to Myrtle Beach in the regular-season finale at TicketReturn.com Field, 3-2.


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Richmond Flying Squirrels edge B-Mets, 1-0

Lefty Ty Blach and centerfielder Elliott Blair keyed a, 1-0, win for the Richmond Flying Squirrels (78-63) over the Binghamton Mets (83-58) at The Diamond on Sunday afternoon.


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Salem Red Sox defeat Wilmington, 4-1

Righthander Simon Mercedes delivered seven spectacular innings on the hill and catcher Jake Romanski crushed four doubles with the bat to help the Salem Red Sox surpass Wilmington 4-1 on Sunday afternoon.