Tag: Maryland

Two-state heroin investigation nets 11 arrests

A joint narcotics investigation has resulted in the dismantling of a significant heroin trafficking ring in the National Capital Region.

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UVA football to face Maryland in 2023, 2024

UVA and Maryland will meet in football for a two-game series in 2023 and 2024, the schools jointly announced today.

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Richmond will face Maryland in 2016 Barclays Center Classic

The Richmond Spiders will face off against the Maryland Terrapins in the first game of the 2016 Barclays Center Classic on Nov. 25.

Women’s lacrosse: No. 11 UVA falls to No. 1 Maryland, 17-6

The No. 11 UVA women’s lacrosse team (8-7) fell to No. 1 Maryland (15-0) 17-6 on Wednesday night.


Yacyk’s walk-off double propels Liberty to 5-4 win over Maryland

First baseman Andrew Yacyk’s third hit of the night, a double, gave the Liberty Flames a 5-4 walk-off win over the Maryland Terrapins Tuesday.


Liberty edged by Maryland, 10-9

A ninth inning rally by the Liberty Flames fell short, Tuesday night at Bob “Turtle” Stadium.

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William and Mary lacrosse falls at top-ranked Maryland

The William and Mary lacrosse team fell at top-ranked Maryland, 19-7, in both teams’ season opener on Sunday afternoon.

Cru$h: Orioles sign Chris Davis to huge deal

Chris Davis will remain in Baltimore, with the Orioles agreeing to terms with the slugger on a seven-year, $161 million deal.

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Herring takes part in regional AG meeting on gun violence

Attorney General Mark Herring joined in a first-of-its-kind regional meeting to discuss opportunities for collaboration to prevent and reduce gun violence.

Maryland man arrested on Waynesboro counterfeiting charges

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a Maryland man on several counts of counterfeiting after he and an unidentified accomplice passed phony $50 bills at Waynesboro stores over the past week. Officers caught Tavon Daniel Foster, 18 years old of Landover, Monday evening after a short foot chase when they tried to detain him for using […]

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Baltimore Orioles re-sign All-Star reliever Darren O’Day

Reliever Darren O’Day has re-signed with the Baltimore Orioles, inking a four-year, $31 million deal.

Former Virginia football coach Mike London hired at Maryland

Published reports have former Virginia football coach Mike London, who resigned his post at UVA on Nov. 29, getting hired at Maryland.

Next man up: Virginia might need to move quickly if it wants Mark Richt

Mark Richt was a target in a Virginia coaching search 15 years ago. Could the former Georgia coach be the focal point again in 2015? If so, UVA athletics director Craig Littlepage might want to move quickly to get on Richt’s schedule.

Groups seek to block new natural gas export facility in Maryland

Several groups have filed arguments against the continued construction of the Cove Point liquefied natural gas export facility on the Chesapeake Bay at Lusby, Maryland.


ODU women fall to Maryland in Paradise Jam

Behind 51.5 percent shooting from the floor (34-66), the Maryland Terrapins defeated the Old Dominion Lady Monarchs 95-49 on Thursday night in the 2015 Paradise Jam in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands.

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Men’s soccer: Virginia eliminated from NCAA Tournament with 1-0 loss at No. 10 Maryland

The Virginia men’s soccer team concluded its season with a 1-0 defeat to 10th-seeded Maryland Sundayin a second-round match of the 2015 NCAA Tournament at Ludwig Field in College Park. Virginia finishes the season with a 10-5-3 record.

Men’s soccer: Virginia travels to No. 10 Maryland Sunday in NCAA second-round match

The Virginia men’s soccer team renews acquaintances with former ACC rival Maryland Sunday when it takes on the 10th-seeded Terrapins in a second-round match of the 2015 NCAA Tournament.

Southern Cal, Maryland firings, Spurrier retirement, put UVA behind the coaching eight-ball?

Assuming UVA is going to part ways at the end of the 2015 season with football coach Mike London, who is on his way to a fifth losing season in six years, the school would appear to be at best second in line for the top available coaching candidates out there now that Southern Cal has parted ways with Steve Sarkisian.

What was John Szefc thinking? Curious ninth-inning pitching moves doom Maryland

Robert Galligan was on the verge of being the Charlottesville Super Regional MVP. The Maryland lefty came out of the bullpen with one out in the first and his Terps down 2-1, and with seven and two-thirds innings of scoreless relief, Galligan had his team on the verge of evening the series without having to tap deeper into its pen.

Podcast: Maryland Super Regional Game 2 postgame press conference

Maryland baseball coach John Szefc and players Robert Galligan and Anthony Papio talk with reporters after the Terps’ 5-4 loss to UVA in Game 2 of the Charlottesville Super Regionals.

Podcast: Maryland players, coach talk Game 1 Super Regional loss

Maryland baseball coach John Szefc and players LaMonte Wade and Mike Shawaryn talk with reporters after the Terps’ 5-3 loss to UVA in Game 1 of the Charlottesville Super Regional.

Details on UVA-Maryland Super Regional

The UVA baseball team plays host to Maryland this weekend in the best-of-three NCAA Charlottesville Super Regional at a sold-out Davenport Field. The series opens at 4 p.m. Friday. Game 2 is slated for 3 p.m. Saturday and, if necessary, Game 3 is scheduled for 3 p.m. Sunday.

Charlottesville Super Regional: Breaking down Maryland-UVA matchup

Augusta Free Press editor breaks down Maryland and UVA – looking in depth at the teams’ pitching, lineups and defenses – in advance of their meeting in the 2015 Charlottesville Super Regional.

Update on Nathan Kirby: UVA pitcher gets medical clearance, still ‘doubtful’ this weekend

UVA baseball coach Brian O’Connor told reporters Thursday on the eve of Game 1 of the Cavs’ Super Regional series with Maryland that ace lefty Nathan Kirby has been medically cleared to pitch, but O’Connor says it is still doubtful that he will use Kirby this weekend.

UVA football gains graduate transfer: Maryland RB Albert Reid joins ‘Hoos

Maryland running back Albert Reid (Washington, D.C.) has announced he will transfer to UVA for his final two seasons of football eligibility.

Game times announced for Super Regional series between UVA, Maryland

Game times and television assignments were announced Tuesday morning for the eight NCAA Super Regional sites for the 2015 NCAA Baseball Championship, including the Charlottesville Super Regional.

Maryland downs JMU baseball in 3-0 pitchers’ duel

The James Madison baseball team held the Big Ten Conference’s best offense to just four hits on Wednesday afternoon, but ran up against an equally formidable pitching performance en route to a tough, 3-0 loss at Maryland in non-conference action at Shipley Field.

JMU baseball topples #20 Maryland

The James Madison baseball team jumped out to an 8-0 lead on Tuesday evening before holding off a furious charge from Maryland and taking down the No. 20 Terrapins, 8-6, in non-conference action at Eagle Field at Veterans Memorial Park.

Warner, Kaine applaud $18M in USDA funding for Chesapeake Bay projects

U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) and Tim Kaine (D-VA) applauded U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack’s announcement that Virginia projects will receive over $18 million for Chesapeake Bay restoration.

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Virginia Tech announces shifts to future football schedules

With the addition of Notre Dame in 2019, Virginia Tech has moved future contests with Penn State and Wisconsin and announced the addition of another Big Ten Conference school to its future football slates to go along with previously announced opponents from Power 5 schools.

Virginia Tech collaboration with Chilean university will address earthquakes, other challenges

Researchers and administrators from Austral University of Chile will visit Virginia Tech this week to finalize plans for joint research projects.

McAuliffe’s budget proposal places target on local tourism?

In a blow to Virginia travel and tourism, Governor Terry McAuliffe’s new budget proposal includes a new travel services tax on consumers who use the services of online travel agencies (OTAs), brick and mortar travel agents, small business tour operators, and other travel intermediaries.

Undervalued at #3: UVA still not getting respect on national stage

With UVA at #3 in the national polls, the writers who can be said to broadly cover the college basketball scene are being forced to acknowledge that the sun doesn’t rise and set in the ACC on an eight-mile stretch of highway between Durham and Chapel Hill anymore.

Lesson learned? #3 UVA, like everybody else, has to play 40

Saturday’s ACC opener went the way third-ranked UVA and its legion of fans expected in the first 20 minutes. A business-like 51.9 percent shooting, a suffocating defensive effort that limited Miami to 20 first-half points, and an 18-point lead going into the break.

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.

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Potomac Nationals announce F.H. Furr as new stadium founding partner

The Potomac Nationals announced today that the club has signed a new stadium founding partnership with F.H. Furr, a leading plumbing, heating, air conditioning and electrical service company headquartered in Manassas, Virginia.

Virginia Tech’s X.J. Meng elected to the National Academy of Inventors

Dr. X.J. Meng, University Distinguished Professor of Molecular Virology at Virginia Tech, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).

Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine students address end-of-life decisions for pet owners

Euthanasia is one of the most sensitive areas of veterinary medicine, but a group of students at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech decided to tackle it head on with a series of educational events.


Harrisonburg Tourism staff attends annual conferences

Harrisonburg Tourism & Visitor Services staff recently attended the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Annual Tourism Summit and MATPRA Marketplace.

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.

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Governor McAuliffe selected to head Chesapeake Bay Program Executive Council

Governor Terry McAuliffe will assume the chairmanship of the Chesapeake Executive Council beginning January 1, 2015.

Warner, Kaine announce $20M in funding for Wallops Flight Facility

Sen. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine confirmed today that compromise spending legislation for fiscal year 2015 includes $20 million in funding for Wallops Flight Facility.


ACA statement regarding loan default by the City of Buena Vista

Following the recent decision by the City of Buena Vista to renege on forbearance terms negotiated in 2011, the bond trustee for the city’s approximately $9 million in Golf Course Project Bonds has issued an Event of Default Notice.

Virginia Tech Center for Public and Corporate Veterinary Medicine moves to Blacksburg

The Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech has moved its Center for Public and Corporate Veterinary Medicine to Blacksburg.

UVA guard Justin Anderson named ACC Co-Player of the Week

UVA junior guard Justin Anderson (Montross, Va.) has been named Atlantic Coast Conference Basketball Co-Player of the Week, announced Monday (Dec. 8) by the ACC.

Can UVA basketball get any respect on the national stage?

Host Jeff Fife and Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talk a lot of ‘Hoos on UVA Sports Today.

VMI rally falls short at Mercer, 90-81

The Mercer Bears closed out the game on a 12-3 run, propelling themselves to a 90-81 victory over the VMI Keydets in Southern Conference basketball action Saturday in Macon, Ga.

Tempo no problem as UVA posts impressive win at VCU

Things had been going the way seventh-ranked UVA had wanted them to. Then Treveon Graham happened.

Postgame Quotes: #7 UVA 76, #21 Maryland 65

Postgame quotes from UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett and Cavs players after the 76-65 win at Maryland on Wednesday.

#7 UVA rolls past #21 Maryland, 76-65

Seventh-ranked UVA jumped out to an early 14-4 lead at #21 Maryland and was able to keep its distance from the Terps the rest of the way in posting a 76-65 win on Wednesday in College Park, Md.

Live Blog: #7 UVA basketball vs. #21 Maryland in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge

#7 UVA (7-0) is in College Park, Md., on Wednesday to face #21 Maryland (7-0) in the ACC/Big 10 Challenge. Join Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham on tonight’s live blog for in-game discussions, analysis and more.

Maryland, VCU have had success against the UVA Pack-Line

Few teams can give the UVA Pack-Line defense fits. Two come to mind that can: Maryland and VCU, who happen to be the Cavs’ opponents this week.

Game Notes: #7 UVA basketball battles #21 Maryland in ACC/Big Ten Challenge

No. 7 UVA (7-0) battles No. 21 Maryland (7-0) in the 2014 ACC/Big Ten Challenge on Wednesday (Dec. 3) in College Park, Md. Tipoff at the Xfinity Center is set for 9:15 p.m.


Charlottesville appoints Chris Cullinan director of finance

At its December 1 meeting, Charlottesville City Council appointed Chris Cullinan as Director of Finance for the City of Charlottesville.

Second-half run costs VMI in 95-77 loss at Maryland

The Maryland Terrapins used a 13-0 run early in the second half to break open a tight game, and go on to a 95-77 victory over the VMI Keydets in non-conference action Sunday.