Tag: World Series
AccuWeather reports the weather for Game 7 of the World Series at Progressive Field in Cleveland Wednesday night will be unusually warm.
What a year 2014 was for UVA sports. The baseball team was two innings away from a College World Series title, the basketball team won the ACC Tournament and was a #1 seed in the Big Dance, men’s soccer won a national title, women’s soccer was the national runner-up. And then … football.
Third-ranked UVA leads seven Atlantic Coast Conference baseball teams in Collegiate Baseball Newspaper’s preseason poll, tied for the most from any conference.
In two short years, Scotty McCreery became one of country’s hottest new stars, with album sales topping 1.6 million, including a platinum-selling debut album that made Billboard history.
UVA assistant coach Karl Kuhn has been named Collegiate Baseball’s 2014 National Pitching Coach of the Year, as announced Monday by the publication.
I was lucky to attend a debate among the candidates for Congress from Virginia’s Fifth District just before Game 7 of the World Series. This was the kind of event you can write about while drinking beer and yelling at a television with your family. In fact, I’m not sure there’s any other way you could write about it.
Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joins host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM to talk sports. Chris reviews the weekend in ACC football, with a focus on the Virginia Cavaliers and Virginia Tech Hokies. Then looking ahead to this week, the focus turns toward whether either team can stay alive in the ACC Coastal Division race. The NFL, the World Series and more wrap us up.
Whatever temptation was there for Baltimore manager Buck Showalter to put first baseman Chris Davis on the O’s American League Championship Series roster was tempered by the obvious.
As Virginia football slogged to a 2-10 finish in 2013, it wasn’t a safe bet that UVA football coach Mike London wouldn’t be canned at the end of the season, and that if he somehow made it past that stage he wouldn’t then be a dead man walking in 2014.
Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joins host Jim Bresnahan on WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Va., to talk local sports. The segment includes an in-depth look at UVA and Virginia Tech football.
The UVA baseball team’s 2014 Orange and Blue World Series begins at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Davenport Field. The seven-game intrasquad series runs through Oct. 18.
UVA associate baseball head coach Kevin McMullan has been named the Mid-Atlantic Scouts Association’s Coach of the Year. McMullan will receive his award on Saturday, Nov. 8, in a ceremony at Ripken Stadium in Aberdeen, Md.
UVA baseball head coach Brian O’Connor has announced his program’s schedule for the 2015 season. Coming off a trip to the 2014 College World Series Finals, the Cavaliers open their season Feb. 13 with a three-game series at East Carolina.
The 2014 UVA baseball recruiting class has been ranked ninth nationally by Collegiate Baseball magazine, as announced Monday by the publication. Virginia boasts the highest-ranked recruiting class among ACC schools this year.
UVA’s 2014 NCAA runner-up baseball team will be honored on Tuesday, Sept. 9, by the Washington Nationals prior to the Nats’ game against the Atlanta Braves at 7:05 p.m. at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.
UVA head baseball coach Brian O’Connor has announced his team’s schedule for the 2014 fall season. The fall schedule consists of a pair of exhibition games and the team’s annual intrasquad Orange and Blue World Series, culminating in a ring ceremony on Oct. 18 to commemorate the 2014 NCAA national runner-up team.
Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talked sports on WREL-1450AM in Lexington with “Online with Jim Bresnahan.” Chris and Jim broke down the football season openers for UVA, which is taking on seventh-ranked UCLA, and Virginia Tech, which is facing William and Mary.
The Virginia Sports Hall of Fame is pleased to honor the University of Virginia as the recipient of the 2014 Division I Achievement Award. The Cavaliers have now won the award ten times in the 19 years of its existence.
Mike Torrez is the Ralph Branca of his generation. Like Branca, who gave up the Shot Heard ‘Round the World, the Bobby Thomson “Giants win the pennant” homer in a 1951 National League playoff, Torrez, who won 185 big-league games in 18 seasons, including two in the 1977 World Series as a New York Yankee, will forever be remembered for the one that got away.
Press conference with UVA baseball coach Brian O’Connor and players Artie Lewicki, Daniel Pinero and Joe McCarthy following the Cavs’ 3-2 loss in the championship game of the 2014 College World Series.
UVA baseball coach Brian O’Connor and players Robbie Coman, Artie Lewicki and Josh Sborz talk with reporters after the Hoos defeated Ole Miss, 4-1, on Saturday to advance to the College World Series FInals.
UVA baseball coach Brian O’Connor and players Branden Cogswell, Daniel Pinero and Nick Howard talk with reporters after the Cavs’ 3-2, 15-inning win over TCU on Tuesday in the College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska.
UVA baseball is the Atlanta Braves of the 1990s and early 2000s. Remember those Braves teams? Always in contention for a World Series, division champs every year from 1991-2005, but only taking one world championship, in 1995.