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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.


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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.