UVA Football: Paint the Town Orange set for Sept. 5

uva footballThe annual Paint the Town Orange Pep Rally, which has been held for more than three decades, will take place on Thursday, Sept. 5 at the Sprint Pavilion on the Charlottesville Downtown Mall starting at 8:30 p.m.

Virginia fans are encouraged to wear Orange and Blue on Sept. 5 to support Paint the Town Orange. The Virginia football team plays its first home game of the 2019 season on Friday, Sept. 6 at Scott Stadium against William & Mary. Kickoff is set for 8 p.m.

A special Thursday edition of Fridays After Five begins at 5 p.m. The UVA Marching Band and Spirit Squads will leave the Omni Hotel to march the Downtown Mall at approximately 7:45 p.m. They will enter the Pavilion at 8:30 p.m. and the Pep Rally will feature appearances by head football coach Bronco Mendenhall and members of the Virginia football team.

In addition, Cavman and the Cavalier spirit squads will host a free Meet and Greet event at the Virginia Discovery Museum from starting at 4 p.m.

Fans can save over 40 percent on tickets to the William & Mary game by clicking here and entering promo code PAINTTHETOWNORANGE.


UVA Basketball Fans!

uva basketball team of destiny
Team of Destiny: Inside Virginia Basketball’s Run to the 2019 National Championship, by Jerry Ratcliffe and Chris Graham, is available for $25. The book, with additional reporting by Zach Pereles, Scott Ratcliffe, and Scott German, will take you from the aftermath of the stunning first-round loss to UMBC in 2018 through to the thrilling overtime win over Texas Tech to win the 2019 national title, the first in school history.

Dick Vitale on Team of Destiny: “This is a hoops story you will LOVE! Jerry and Chris capture the sensational and dramatic championship journey by Tony Bennett and his tenacious Cavalier team. UVA was Awesome Baby and so is this book!”

Ralph Sampson on Team of Destiny: “Jerry and Chris have lived and seen it all, even before my time. I highly recommend this book to every basketball fan across the globe. This story translates to all who know defeat and how to overcome it!”

Buy here.

augusta free press
augusta free press news