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UT Martin hands Longwood first home loss, 77-67

Deville Smith carried UT Martin through the second half and scored 13 of his 16 points over the final 20 minutes of the game to lead the Skyhawks to a 77-67 win over Longwood Saturday evening Willett Hall.

Taylor’s 34 points propel Longwood to 74-73 comeback win over Dartmouth

Longwood point guard Quincy Taylor broke out for a career-high 34 points, including 24 in the second half, to lead the Lancers to a 74-73 come-from-behind win over Dartmouth.

Bob Marshall: McAuliffe Ebola policy ineffective

While Governor Terry McAuliffe said Monday he will not impose mandatory quarantine on travelers from Ebola prevalent countries, the U.S. Defense Department is doing precisely that.

VMI women’s soccer rolls past UT-Chattanooga, 4-0

Kristen Whitehurst scored two goals, while Myranda Emery and Emma Quirk chipped in for one score each to power the VMI Keydets past the Chattanooga Mocs, 4-0, in Southern Conference women’s soccer action Sunday afternoon at Patchin Field.

Richmond Raiders indoor football roster taking shape for 2015

The Richmond Raiders have taken the first step toward putting together the squad that will begin play in the franchise’s sixth season of professional indoor football.

SMAC swimmer Remedy Rule commits to University of Texas

Western Albemarle High School senior Remedy Rule made a verbal commitment to join the swim team at the University of Texas on Sunday.

Longwood basketball tickets on sale

Season tickets for the Longwood men’s and women’s basketball programs’ 2014-15 seasons are now on sale to the general public at LongwoodLancers.com.

Report: Number of college football teams continues to grow

The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) highlighted today that seven new college football teams will take the field for the first time this season, increasing the number of schools across all NCAA divisions and the NAIA offering football to 767, an all-time high.

Earth Talk: Global warming and our health

Global warming isn’t just bad for the environment. There are several ways that it is expected to take a toll on human health. For starters, the extreme summer heat that is becoming more normal in a warming world can directly impact the health of billions of people.

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Chris Graham: Remember me? The guy who declared the UVa. season “lost”?

The Dec. 30 loss to Tennessee seems decades ago now. UVa. is arguably the hottest team in college basketball, at least the hottest team in the ACC, with a 10-game winning streak and a 13-1 conference record.

Chris Graham: Who is this UVa. basketball team?

So much for slowing things down. UVa. outrunned and outgunned an athletic Florida State team for the second time in two weeks, and posted its fourth double-digit ACC win in five games.

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Virginia basketball eviscerates Wake Forest, 74-51

UVa. jumped out to a double-digit lead in the early minutes, withstood one brief Wake Forest first-half flurry, and dominated the Deacons thereafter in a 74-51 win in the ACC home opener Wednesday night.

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Wheels falling off the bus: Tennessee blasts UVa., 87-52

Tennessee scored just 38 points in a loss to UVa. in Charlottesville last year. The Vols had more than that by halftime in an 87-52 pasting of the ‘Hoos Monday night in Knoxville.

Hokies get Vols in Chick-fil-A

  Story by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net Chick-fil-A Bowl president Gary Stokan has an interesting idea. Why not ask racing magnate Bruton Smith his thoughts about moving the Virginia Tech-Tennessee bowl matchup to Atlanta Motor Speedway to accommodate what would be expected to be intense interest among the two schools’ fan bases? “Our fan base has […]

Vols knock off UVa. women in front of record crowd

Story by Scott German A combination of two Hall of Fame basketball coaches and free hotdogs and sodas helped the University of Virginia establish a new women’s single-game attendance record of 11,895 here Sunday afternoon in John Paul Jones Arena. Unfortunately most of fans went home disappointed as No. 6 Tennessee Vols (3-0) rode the […]