Tag: George Washington

Teodora Radosavljevic to join UVA women’s tennis program

UVA head women’s tennis coach Mark Guilbeau announced the addition of Teodora Radosavljevic (Belgrade, Serbia) to the program on Friday (June 10).

#22 UVA baseball blitzes George Washington, 15-3

The UVA baseball team scored in each of the first six innings in rolling to a 15-3 win over George Washington Wednesday at Davenport Field.

#22 Virginia plays at VCU Tuesday, home with GW Wednesday

#22 Virginia plays VCU at The Diamond in Richmond Tuesday and returns home Wednesday to battle George Washington at Davenport Field.

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George Washington tops George Mason in #RevRivalry

George Washington held a double-digit lead the entire second half as George Mason fell at the Revolutionary Rivalry foe 74-52 on Tuesday evening in the Smith Center.

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Richmond falls to George Washington, 68-56

Three different players scored in double-figures for Richmond, but it wasn’t enough as the Spiders dropped a 68-56 decision to George Washington.

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George Washington survives #RevRivalry despite George Mason surge

George Mason erased a 10-point deficit Sunday against George Washington, but the Colonials survived late for a 76-70 Revolutionary Rivalry victory.

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Richmond wins thriller at GW in 2 OTs

Richmond picked up a thrilling 98-90 double-overtime victory over George Washington on Thursday night in front of a national TV audience.

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Early loss at GW not at all the end of the world for UVA basketball

UVA basketball fans are no doubt spoiled. The Cavs’ loss at George Washington Monday night is just their seventh in a 56-game stretch dating back to Jan. 18, 2014.

Inside the Numbers: Key factors in UVA basketball upset loss at George Washington

George Washington averaged 1.07 points per possession in its 73-68 upset of sixth-ranked UVA on Monday. And yeah, that’s a lot against the Pack-Line. Virginia led the nation in 2014-2015 in defensive efficiency, giving up .862 points per possession on the season.

George Washington hands #6 UVA first loss, 73-68

George Washington scored on 13 of 16 possessions in a 10-minute stretch of the second half to open up a nine-point lead, and held on for the 73-68 upset of sixth-ranked UVA Monday night.

Live Coverage: #6 UVA basketball on the road at George Washington

Sixth-ranked UVA faces its first road test of the 2015-2016 season Monday night at George Washington. Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham leads our live coverage with score updates, commentary, analysis and more.

UVA baseball games with VCU, George Washington not to be rescheduled

The UVA baseball home games against VCU and George Washington, which were postponed because of inclement weather in February, will not be rescheduled. After exhausting all possible opportunities, the schools were unable to find mutually agreeable dates in which to play this season.

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University of Virginia to publish rare letters of First Lady Martha Washington

After President George Washington’s death, Martha Washington – America’s original first lady and one of the most important women in the history of the United States – burned most of her correspondence with her husband.

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George Mason walks off with 4-3 win over George Washington

Trevor Kelly tied the game with a two-out, two-strike single in the bottom of the ninth and Kent Blackstone gave George Mason baseball the 4-3 walkoff victory over George Washington after a two-out single in the bottom of the 10th on Sunday afternoon at Spuhler Field.

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Richmond toughts out 56-48 win over George Washington

Richmond grabbed 14 offensive rebounds to spur a 56-48 win over George Washington on Saturday afternoon in the sold-out Robins Center.

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George Washington defeats George Mason, 63-53

The George Mason men’s basketball team outshot George Washington Saturday afternoon, but a strong effort from the Colonials at the charity stripe sealed a 63-53 GW victory in the Smith Center.

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Richmond falls short to George Washington in double-OT thriller

Richmond and George Washington battled through two overtimes, but after 49 minutes of action, the Colonials’ Joe McDonald hit a three-pointer to put GW ahead for good and win, 73-70.

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George Mason men’s basketball falls to St. Bonaventure

Playing on neutral ground, the George Mason men’s basketball team raced out with an early lead in the Blue Cross Arena, but could not hold on, dropping a 75-55 decision to St. Bonaventure in Rochester Wednesday night.

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Richmond defense suffocates St. Bonaventure, 60-41

Richmond’s defense locked down the visiting St. Bonaventure Bonnies in a 60-41 win at the Robins Center on Sunday afternoon.

George Washington holds off VMI rally, wins 80-60

A late 9-0 run broke open a single-digit contest and sent the George Washington Colonials past the VMI Keydets, 80-60, in non-conference men’s basketball action Tuesday at the Smith Center in Washington, D.C.

More impressive win than Harvard? UVA challenged, rallies, passes Davidson test

Last week’s 76-27 evisceration of a good Harvard squad got the nation’s attention on third-ranked UVA. The 83-72 Virginia win on Tuesday over a game Davidson squad won’t get nearly as much attention, but it was more impressive.

First semester grades: How is UVA basketball doing at the break?

UVA basketball began the 2014-2015 season ranked in the Top 10. So you probably expected the ‘Hoos to be 9-0 and ranked fifth. It wasn’t a hard road there, but neither was it a given.

Kaine, Warner praise Virginia priorities in House spending bill

U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine applauded Saturday night’s Senate passage of the compromise spending legislation for fiscal year 2015.

Warner, Kaine hail wins for Virginia in congressional defense bill

U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine announced that the National Defense Authorization Act of 2015 has cleared a key Senate hurdle and will now advance to a vote on final passage.

Kaine highlights compromise defense bill

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, today welcomed compromise defense bill language announced by House and Senate negotiators.

Iowa blasts Longwood, 77-44

Iowa center Gabriel Olaseni controlled the paint with five blocks and 10 points as Iowa dispatched Longwood, 77-44, Saturday afternoon at Carter-Hawkeye Arena.

Nwogbo’s career night not enough for Longwood against George Washington

George Washington’s starting five combined to score 66 points to lead the Colonials past Longwood, 91-66, Wednesday evening at the Charles E. Smith Center.

New forest plan recommends Shenandoah Mountain Scenic Area

Much to the delight of Friends of Shenandoah Mountain, the new George Washington National Forest management plan makes a solid recommendation for a 90,000-acre Shenandoah Mountain National Scenic Area.

Undefeated Eastern Michigan tops Longwood for EMU Showcase crown

Longwood was the last team standing in the way of undefeated Eastern Michigan, but the Eagles took a 79-48 win over the Lancers Sunday to win the EMU Showcase at the EMU Convocation Center.

‘Hoos stepping up to fill void left by Joe Harris, Akil Mitchell at UVA?

The big question for UVA basketball coming into the 2014-2015 season had to do with who would step up to fill the voids left by the graduations of Joe Harris and Akil Mitchell.

Video: Highlights from UVA vs. George Washington basketball

Justin Anderson scored 18 points and grabbed 8 rebounds to lead #9 Virginia to a second half comeback win against George Washington. Malcolm Brogdon added 15 points and 5 rebounds as Virginia overcame a four point deficit at halftime to improve to 4-0.

Video: Postgame interviews after UVA 59-42 win over George Washington

Interviews with UVA players Anthony Gill, Darion Atkins, Malcolm Brogdon and Justin Anderson after the Cavs’ 59-42 win over George Washington.

A tale of two halves: UVA comes back from sloppy first half to top George Washington

Everything was going right for George Washington, and wrong for ninth-ranked UVA.

Postgame: Interviews with UVA coach Tony Bennett, Cavs players after win over GW

UVA head coach Tony Bennett and Cavs players Malcolm Brogdon, Darion Atkins and Justin Anderson talk after the 59-42 win over George Washington on Friday.

Ninth-ranked UVA pulls away in second half, tops George Washington, 59-42

George Washington shot 20 percent from the field in the second half, and UVA used a 17-3 run to break open a tight game en route to a 59-42 win on Friday at the John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville.

GameDay Blog: #9 UVA basketball hosts George Washington

#9 UVA basketball hosts George Washington Friday night at the John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham is courtside at JPJ with score updates, game analysis and more.

George Washington Basketball: What to watch for

George Washington is looking for a signature win early in its 2014-2015 schedule on the road at #9 UVA Friday night in the John Paul Jones Arena.

Game Notes: #9 UVA basketball hosts George Washington on Friday

No. 9 UVA hosts George Washington of the Atlantic 10 in non-conference action on Friday (Nov. 21). Tipoff at the John Paul Jones Arena is set for 7 p.m.

Wild Virginia weighs in on George Washington National Forest plan

After more than seven years of stop-and-go progress, the George Washington National Forest finally has a new Forest Plan to guide management for the next 10-15 years.

Postgame: UVA coach Tony Bennett, players talk after South Carolina State win

UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett and Cavs players Mike Tobey and Justin Anderson talk with reporters after the 75-55 win over South Carolina State on Tuesday.

#9 UVA basketball defeats overmatched South Carolina State, 75-55

Ninth-ranked UVA got 17 points apiece from Malcolm Brogdon and Justin Anderson en route to an easy 75-55 win over an overmatched South Carolina State Tuesday night.

Warner, Kaine weigh in on Geroge Washington National Forest Plan

U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine released the following statement on the U.S. Forest Service’s announcement of a management plan for the George Washington National Forest.

Conservationists applaud keeping George Washington National Forest lands closed to drilling, fracking

Local conservation groups expressed support for today’s decision from the U.S. Forest Service to make the George Washington National Forest unavailable for oil and gas drilling.

New George Washington National Forest Plan balances multiple uses

Today, the U.S. Forest Service’s Southern Regional Forester released the Final Forest Plan that will direct management of the George Washington National Forest.

Sierra Club responses to George Washington National Forest Plan

The U.S. Forest Service today released a new plan for how the George Washington National Forest will be used and managed in the future.

Expert on the Berlin Wall to speak at Bridgewater College

Dr. Hope M. Harrison, associate professor of history and international affairs at The George Washington University, will speak on “The 25th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall and German Historical Memory.”

Lee Chapel at Washington and Lee to close for renovations Dec. 12

Lee Chapel and Museum on the campus of Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia, will close for the installation of a new fire suppression system.

VMI basketball: Ot, Jon Elmore leave Keydets program

VMI basketball coach Duggar Baucom has announced that guards Ot and Jon Elmore have withdrawn from the Institute and will not be part of the 2014-15 roster.

UVA men’s basketball games vs. Wake Forest, Virginia Tech sold out

Single-game tickets for UVA men’s basketball home games against Wake Forest (Feb. 14) and Virginia Tech (Feb. 28) at John Paul Jones Arena are sold out.

Third annual Cider Week Virginia celebrates craft ciders from across the Commonwealth

From Nov. 14-23, the 2014 Cider Week Virginia festival will continue the tradition of sharing delicious, locally fermented, artisanal ciders from across the Commonwealth. This third annual celebration of craft cider brings together eight Virginia cideries for a bevy of delicious tastings, workshops and other events.

Trout Unlimited & Wild Virginia offer stream monitoring training

Trout Unlimited and Wild Virginia are teaming up to offer a training course for citizen volunteers sought to help with water quality monitoring in the Marcellus Shale regions of Virginia’s and West Virginia’s national forests.

Navy onslaught too much for Longwood men’s soccer

Navy played the entire game on the offensive, blasted two dozen shots on Longwood’s net and took advantage of a pair of early goals to sink the Lancers, 2-0, Tuesday evening at Glenn Warner Soccer Facility.


Natural Bridge Park hosts Scout Day 2014

Natural Bridge Park and Historic Hotel will host Boy and Girl Scouts from throughout Virginia and the nearby states for a full day of activities focusing on conservation, education, and recreation on Saturday.

Ginseng harvest season has begun

The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services announces the opening of the wild ginseng harvest season.

Wild Virginia response to McAuliffe pipeline announcement

Despite strong opposition from landowners and the citizens of Virginia, Governor Terry McAuliffe made statements today in support of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline proposal, previously the “Dominion Southeast Reliability Project.”