Tag: Scott Stadium

Blind eye: UVA hopes fans show up Saturday night for Pitt game

UVa defensive end Eli Harold, at least, has an idea for how the athletics department can take a step to try to fill up Scott Stadium for Saturday’s key ACC clash with Pitt.


Definition of insanity: How does UVA not try something different to fill up Scott Stadium?

For the third straight game, UVA football drew in the low thirties for a home game, leaving the 44,749 who came out to see the season opener against then-#7 UCLA as the biggest crowd of the season.


UVA overcomes sloppy first half, dominates Kent State, 45-13

UVA was outplayed in a sloppy first half by heavy underdog Kent State, but took control in a dominant third quarter and ultimately coasted to a 45-13 win in front of just 33,526 fans at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Va., on Saturday.


Live Blog: UVA football hosts Kent State

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham will host a live blog during today’s non-conference game between UVA (2-2, 1-0 ACC) and Kent State (0-3) in Charlottesville, Va.


Game Notes: UVA football hosts Kent State

Game notes for Saturday’s football game between UVA (2-2) and Kent State (0-3). Kickoff is 3:30 p.m. at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Va.


UVA basketball Meet the Team Day set for Oct. 5

The UVA men’s and women’s basketball programs will hold a Meet the Team event and open house on Sunday, Oct. 5 from 4-5:30 p.m. at John Paul Jones Arena.


Upset! UVA rallies late, knocks off #21 Louisville, 23-21

UVA converted a late Louisville turnover into a 42-yard Ian Frye field goal with 3:42 to go, and the ‘Hoos defense put up a last-drive stand to complete the 23-21 upset of #21 Louisville on Saturday at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Va.


Live Blog: #21 Louisville vs. UVA football

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham is in the press box at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Va., for today’s ACC football game between #21 Louisville (2-0, 1-0 ACC) and UVA (1-1, 0-0 ACC).


Can UVA upset #21 Louisville? Heart says no, head says …

Try as I might, I can’t convince myself that UVA can pull it off this weekend against #21 Louisville.


Game Notes: UVA football hosts #21 Louisville on Saturday

Augusta Free Press previews the UVA-Louisville football game on Saturday: with broadcast information, game notes and links to AFP previews.


UVA football needs a packed house Saturday

If ever there was a time that a football team needed its home-field advantage, it’s this Saturday with UVA getting ready to host Louisville.


Press Conference: UVA football coach Mike London

UVA football coach Mike London talks with reporters on Monday. The Cavs host Louisville on Saturday in Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Va.


UVA rolls past turnover-riddled Richmond, 45-13

UVA transfers Michael Strauss and Michael Rocco threw for a combined 363 yards, but Richmond turned the ball over seven times, and Virginia made the Spiders pay in posting a 45-13 pasting before 34,533 fans and 30,414 empty seats in Scott Stadium on Saturday.


Live Blog: UVA football hosts Richmond

UVA (0-1) hosts Richmond (1-0) today at 3:30 p.m. at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Va., and Augusta Free Press is there. AFP editor Chris Graham will lead a live blog around the game, beginning with the tailgate and running all the way through the final ticks of the clock in the fourth quarter.


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UVA activates Heat Management Plan for Richmond football game

With temperatures and the heat index expected to be above 90 for the Virginia football game with Richmond at Scott Stadium on Saturday, UVa has activated its heat management-operating plan.


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Youth Day is set for Saturday’s UVA-Richmond football game

The UVA athletics department’s annual Youth Day at Scott Stadium is Saturday, Sept. 6, when the Cavalier football team plays host to Richmond. Kickoff is set for 3:30 p.m.


Live Blog: UVA football season opener vs. #7 UCLA

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham leads a live blog from the press box at Scott Stadium n Charlottesville, Va., during today’s 2014 football season opener between UVA and seventh-ranked UCLA.


Gameday Primer: UVA vs. #7 UCLA

UVA opens the 2014 season on Saturday against seventh-ranked UCLA. Kickoff is at noon in Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Va. The game is being broadcast on ESPN and on radio on the Virginia Sports Network. UCLA is a 21-point favorite heading into the contest.


UVA activates Heat Management Plan for UCLA football game

With the heat index expected to be above 90 for Virginia’s football game with UCLA at Scott Stadium on Saturday, UVA has activated its heat management-operating plan.


What’s at stake for UVA football on Saturday vs. #7 UCLA

We’ll have a sense of UVA football coach Mike London’s job security somewhere around 3:15 p.m. Eastern on Saturday.


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UVA Meet the Teams Day set for Sunday

The Virginia athletics department will host Meet the Teams Day at John Paul Jones Arena on Sunday, Aug. 17. Admission for this annual preseason event is free and open to the public.


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UVA football sees UCLA game as chance to shock the world

Not even the most rabid UVA fan thinks the Cavs will give seventh-ranked UCLA any kind of game in their season opener on Aug. 30 in Scott Stadium.


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UVA to play three games on ESPN’s ACC Big Monday

Virginia will make three appearances on ESPN’s ACC Big Monday during the 2014-15 men’s basketball season, the network announced Monday (Aug. 11).


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First three UVA football practices open to the public

The UVA football team’s first three practices of the fall will be open to the public. The practices are scheduled for Monday, Aug. 4, Tuesday, Aug. 5 and Wednesday, Aug. 6.


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UVA announces Movie Night at Scott Stadium, Football Meet the Team Day

The UVA athletics department will once again hold two popular preseason fan events prior to the start of the 2014 football season. The annual Movie Night at Scott Stadium will take place on Saturday, Aug. 2 and the football program’s Meet the Team Day is set for Sunday, Aug. 17.


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Chris Graham: What do the metrics say about UVA football’s chances vs. UCLA?

Last week, I wrote a column suggesting that UVA football fans should set their expectations a bit higher than people following a team that went 2-10 a year ago and has gone 18-31 in the last four years probably should, based on a simple metric: adding up the points assigned to the team in the Rivals.com recruiting rankings vis-à-vis its rivals in the ACC.


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ACC announces kickoff times for first three UVA football home games

As part of the announcement of early-season football television selections, the Atlantic Coast Conference announced today start times and broadcast originations for Virginia’s first three games of the 2014 season.


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UVa. spring football game set for Saturday

The UVa. football team will hold its annual Orange-Blue Spring Game on Saturday, April 12 at Scott Stadium. The gates open at 11 a.m. for pregame activities and the spring game is slated to begin at 1 p.m.Admission and parking are free.