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Wolpack upset Wahoos 68-61; Third-Straight loss for No. 15 Virginia

The Virginia men’s basketball team lost its third game in a row, as the No. 15 Cavaliers were upset 68-61 at home against NC State on Wednesday night. Jay Huff had 19 points, 11 rebounds, and five blocks for the 'Hoos.

No. 2 UVA baseball crushes VMI 14-5

Cavaliers drop eight spots to No. 15 in AP Top 25 Poll

  Monticello football rallies to beat WAHS 17-10 in OT in season opener

East Rock boys & Riverheads girls finish as state runners-up

No. 14 UVA baseball beats UConn 4-2 to win series

No. 14 UVA women’s tennis falls 5-2 against No. 1 North Carolina

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Duke upsets No. 7 UVA men’s basketball 66-65 in Durham

Louisa County girls win state title; Spotswood falls in finals

JMU tramples Morehead State 52-0 in spring season opener

No. 14 UVA baseball falls 10-9 in Game Two against UConn

No. 3 UVA men’s lax tops No. 11 Loyola 15-12 in road opener

No. 7 Cavaliers face unranked Duke on Saturday in Durham

No. 14 UVA Baseball beats UConn 2-1 in Season Opener

Andrew Abbott struck out a career-high nine batters, and the No. 14 Virginia baseball team beat UConn 2-1 in its season opener on Friday at Disharoon Park.

Wednesday’s High School Basketball State Semifinal Scoreboard

The Louisa girls, Spotswood girls, Riverheads girls, and East Rockingham boys all earned victories in their VHSL state semifinal games on Wednesday. The Blazers are looking for a three-peat, while the Lions, Gladiators, and Eagles will all be aiming for their first state title.

No. 16 Florida State dominates No. 7 UVA 81-60 in Tallahassee

The Seminoles had a 28-5 run in the 1st half, and a 17-0 run in the 2nd, as No. 16 Florida State defeated No. 7 Virginia 81-60 on Monday night in Tallahassee.

  Monday’s High School Basketball Scores & Highlights

The Riverheads and Spotswood girls basketball teams both captured region championships on Monday night.

No. 16 UVA women’s lax crushes ECU 21-6 in season opener

St. Anne’s-Belfield cancels basketball season for 2021

No. 3 UVA men’s lax tops No. 12 Army 14-9

No. 9 UVA tops North Carolina 60-48; Earns seventh-consecutive win against UNC

‘They Don’t Take Bad Shots’ - Cavaliers’ offense poses problems for UNC

No. 14 UVA women’s tennis blanks Marshall 7-0

VHSL Announces Football Master Schedule

Football teams in the VHSL will play six games during the spring season, which begins as early as Monday, February 22nd.

  Thursday’s High School Basketball Playoff Scores & Highlights

Sophomore Zoli Khalil hit a three-pointer with 2.9 seconds remaining, and the Spotswood girls basketball team defeated Western Albemarle 50-49 in the Region 3C semifinals on Thursday in Crozet.

New revenue report shows UVA Athletics 2019-20 season was not as adversely affected as expected

A new report shows the University of Virginia’s Athletic Department did not take as big of a financial hit as expected during its 2019-2020 season.

  Wednesday’s High School Basketball Playoff Scores & Highlights

The Louisa County girls basketball team won the region championship for the first time in 25 years, while the Fluvanna County boys saw their season come to an end in the Region 3C semifinals.

No. 9 UVA Men’s Basketball rallies to win 57-49 at Georgia Tech

Kihei Clark scored all of his 14 points in the 2nd half, and the No. 9 Virginia men’s basketball team rallied to win 57-49 at Georgia Tech on Wednesday night.

Hauser earns ACC honors; Cavaliers move back into AP Top Ten

UVA senior forward Sam Hauser has been named the ACC Player of the Week for the first time in his career, and the Cavaliers have returned to the Top Ten of the AP Top 25.

  Monday’s High School Basketball Scores & Highlights

High School basketball scores and highlights from the first round of the region tournament on Monday, February 8th.

Charlottesville-native Aaron Stinnie is a Super Bowl Champion

Charlottesville-native Aaron Stinnie is a Super Bowl champion, as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat the Kansas City Chiefs 31-9 on Sunday in Super Bowl LV.

JMU women’s basketball sweeps Elon 67-54

Three players tied for the team-lead with 14 points, and the JMU women’s basketball team defeated Elon 67-54 on Sunday.

No. 14 UVA tops Pitt 73-66 behind 23 points from Sam Hauser

Sam Hauser scored a game-high 23 points, while making 8-of-9 shots from the field, and the #14 Virginia men’s basketball team defeated Pitt 73-66 on Saturday at John Paul Jones Arena.

Shellenberger tallies 7 points in collegiate debut; No. 5 UVA men’s lax crushes Towson 20-11

Former St. Anne’s-Belfield star Connor Shellenberger scored four goals and dished out three assists in his collegiate debut, and the #5 Virginia men’s lacrosse team defeated Towson 20-11 on Saturday at Klöckner Stadium.

  12-year-old Keswick resident Caleb Byrne serves as ‘Super Bowl Kid Reporter’

Caleb Byrne won the opportunity to spend a week as the 'Super Bowl Kid Reporter,' and the 12-year-old Keswick native was asking the tough questions, including, 'Do you think you have a spirit animal nickname, and if you did, what would it be?'

‘Stacked’ UVA men’s lax ready to faceoff in season opener

“On paper, we look stacked." -- UVA head coach Lars Tiffany. The 5th-ranked Virginia men's lacrosse team will take on Towson in its season opener on Saturday at Klöckner Stadium.

  STAB, JMU grad Aaron Stinnie to start in Super Bowl

If you plan to watch the Super Bowl Sunday, you may see a familiar face in the starting lineup for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Murphy & Hauser combine for 36; No. 14 UVA wins 64-57 at NC State

Trey Murphy III and Sam Hauser both scored 18 points, grabbed 5 rebounds, and went 6-for-6 from the free throw line, and the No. 14 Virginia men’s basketball team won 64-57 at NC State on Wednesday night.

  Next in line: Covenant’s Jonas Sanker excited to join ranks of talented DB’s at UVA

Covenant football star Jonas Sanker didn't get a chance to play a final season of high school football in his senior year, but the UVA-signee says he's ready to follow in the footsteps of some successful defensive backs with the Cavaliers.

No. 14 UVA ready to ‘Keep Knocking’ after loss to rival Virginia Tech

'We have to keep using the door knocker, and keep knocking, and finding ways.' -- UVA head coach Tony Bennett

Tom Sox announce schedule for 2021 Valley Baseball League season

The Charlottesville Tom Sox have announced their schedule for the 2021 Valley Baseball League season. The entire VBL season was canceled last summer, due to COVID-19.

#8 Virginia falls to #20 Virginia Tech on the road

Virginia Tech handed UVA its first loss since December in a 65-51 powerhouse victory in one of the most highly anticipated match-ups of the season.

  Wednesday’s High School Basketball Scores & Highlights

High school basketball scores and highlights from across Central Virginia on Wednesday, January 27th.

Practice underway for Spring Football at JMU

'Spring practice' has a different meaning for the JMU football team this year, as the Dukes are preparing to play their first-ever season of spring football.

  JMU men’s basketball defeats Towson 78-63

Matt Lewis scored a game-high 23 points, and made at least one three-pointer for the 50th game in a row, as the JMU men’s basketball team defeated Towson 78-63 on Wednesday at the Atlantic Union Bank Center.

  Tuesday’s High School Basketball Scores & Highlights

High school basketball scores and highlights from across Central Virginia on Tuesday, January 26th.

  JMU women’s basketball falls 77-69 against Northeastern

Peyton McDaniel scored a team-high 20 points, but the James Madison women’s basketball team fell 77-69 against Northeastern on Tuesday at the Atlantic Union Bank Center.

Atlantic Coast Conference announces start dates for spring sports

The ACC announced its scheduled start dates and championship dates for spring sports teams on Tuesday, and that includes fall sports which will be played in the spring.

UVA’s Chris Newell & Stephen Schoch named Preseason All-American

The Virginia baseball team had two players named D1Baseball Preseason All-America on Tuesday, as sophomore Chris Newell was a First Team selection at outfield, and relief pitcher Stephen Schoch was selected to the Third Team.

Hauser hits career-high seven 3-pointers; Cavaliers crush ‘Cuse 81-58

Sam Hauser made a career-high seven 3-pointers, and the No. 8 Virginia men’s basketball team crushed Syracuse 81-58 on Monday at John Paul Jones Arena.

Senior leadership guides Cavaliers to victory

Sam Hauser (22) and Jay Huff (18) combined to score 40 of UVA's 64 points, and the seniors helped guide the 13th ranked Cavaliers to a two-point win against Georgia Tech on Saturday night.

Sam Hauser scores 22; No. 13 UVA survives Georgia Tech 64-62

Sam Hauser scored a game-high 22 points, and the 13th-ranked Virginia men’s basketball team beat Georgia Tech 64-62 on Saturday night at John Paul Jones Arena.

  Friday’s High School Basketball Scores & Highlights

High school basketball scores and highlights from across Central Virginia on Friday, January 22nd.

Online sports betting begins in Virginia

FanDuel Sportsbook app has announced its launch in Virginia. Through a partnership with the Washington Football Team, this is the first form of legal sports betting in the commonwealth.

ACC postpones Virginia Tech, Boston College basketball game due to positive COVID test

The Atlantic Coast Conference announced Tuesday the men’s basketball game between Boston College and Virginia Tech would be postponed.

Tony Bennett enjoying watching former players compete in the NBA

Virginia men's basketball head coach Tony Bennett says having so many former players in the NBA is a problem, because he can't watch them all, but that it's a good problem to have.

Tuesday’s High School Basketball Scores & Highlights

High School basketball scores and highlights from across Central Virginia on Tuesday, January 19th.

#13 UVA plays the waiting game, following NC State postponement

The No. 13 Virginia men's basketball team was unable to find a replacement for NC State on the schedule, and the Cavaliers will have to wait a full week until they return to the court, following Saturday's 85-50 win at formerly 12th-ranked Clemson.

  Monday’s High School Basketball Scores & Highlights

High school basketball scores and highlights from across Central Virginia on Monday, January 18th.

Balanced offense leads UVA to 5-0 start in conference play

The No. 18 Virginia men's basketball team had five players score between 12 and 14 points in the 85-50 victory over No. 12 Clemson, and the balanced attack has led the 'Hoos to a 5-0 start in conference play.

#22 UVA men’s tennis beats Liberty 7-0 in season opener

The 22nd ranked Virginia men’s tennis team defeated Liberty 7-0 on Sunday in its season opener at the Boar’s Head Sports Club.

No. 18 UVA men’s basketball crushes No. 12 Clemson 85-50

The Virginia men’s basketball team jumped out to a 20-3 lead, and never let up, as the 18th ranked Cavaliers crushed #12 Clemson 85-50 on Saturday night in South Carolina.

UVA Swimming & Diving sweeps Virginia Tech in home opener

The Virginia men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams swept their meet against Virginia Tech on Saturday at the Aquatic & Fitness Center. The #2 UVA women defeated the #15 Hokies 202.5-96.5, while the #10 Wahoo men topped #15 Virginia Tech 161-137.

  Friday’s High School Basketball Scores & Highlights

High school basketball scores and highlights from across Central Virginia on Friday, January 15th.

‘Lace ‘em up tight’ -- #18 UVA ready to battle #12 Clemson in ACC showdown

Virginia men's basketball head coach Tony Bennett says the 18th ranked Cavaliers 'better lace 'em up tight' when they face former Blue Ridge star Aamir Simms and the 12th ranked Clemson Tigers on Saturday.

UVA wrestling drops ACC opener 23-9 against No. 4 NC State

The Virginia wrestling team lost its ACC opener 23-9 against No. 4 NC State on Friday night at Memorial Gymnasium.

Casey Morsell shines in return from quarantine

Despite limited ability to practice while in quarantine, sophomore Casey Morsell scored a season-high 15 points, and made a career-best three 3-pointers in UVA's 80-68 victory over Notre Dame on Wednesday night.

UVA women’s basketball cancels remainder of 2020-21 season

The Virginia women’s basketball team will not play another game this year. The Cavaliers have canceled the remainder of their schedule, citing health and safety concerns.

No. 18 Virginia beats Notre Dame 80-68; Improves to 4-0 in ACC

Five different players scored in double-figures, and the No. 18 Virginia men’s basketball team defeated Notre Dame 80-68 on Wednesday at John Paul Jones Arena.

Richmond Public Schools cancel fall sports season

Richmond Public Schools have cancelled this school year’s fall sports seasons, according to several members of the athletic department staff. Fall sports practices can begin on February 4 in accordance with VHSL guidelines.

  Matt Lewis scores 28 points; JMU defeats Chowan University 100-76

Matt Lewis scored a game-high 28 points, and the James Madison men’s basketball team defeated Division II Chowan University 100-76 on Sunday in Harrisonburg.

Two-headed attack at point guard leading UVA men’s basketball

Junior Kihei Clark and freshman Reece Beekman have been sharing the backcourt for UVA's first three conference games, and the point guards have combined for 17 assists, against just seven turnovers.

No. 22 UVA men’s basketball wins 61-49 at BC; Improves to 3-0 in ACC

The No. 22 Virginia men’s basketball team survived a nearly 9-minute scoring drought in the first half, and rallied to beat Boston College 61-49 on Saturday in Chestnut Hill, MA.

UVA wrestling dominates Gardner-Webb 44 to -1 in home opener

The Virginia wrestling team (1-0) earned bonus points in seven of ten matches, and the Cavaliers defeated Gardner-Webb 44 to -1 on Saturday at Memorial Gymnasium.

UVA rallies to beat Wake Forest 70-61 in ACC Home Opener

The #22 Virginia men’s basketball team trailed by as many as 12 points in the 1st half, but rallied to beat Wake Forest 70-61 on Wednesday at John Paul Jones Arena.

Heading into ACC home opener, UVA men’s basketball keeping things in perspective

The Virginia men's basketball team will be at less than full strength when they host Wake Forest on Wednesday, but head coach Tony Bennett says the Cavaliers try to keep everything in perspective.

UVA at Virginia Tech women’s basketball rescheduled for Feb. 2

The ACC has rescheduled the Virginia at Virginia Tech women's basketball game for Feb. 2. The 'Hoos and Hokies were originally schedule to play on Dec. 20, but the game was postponed, due to COVID-19 issues in the UVA program.

  JMU men’s basketball defeats Florida Atlantic 79-70

Freshman Justin Amadi was a perfect 7-of-7 from the field, and scored a career-high 17 points, as the JMU men’s basketball team defeated Florida Atlantic 79-70 on Tuesday in Harrisonburg.

Former UVA football star Ronde Barber is Hall of Fame finalist

Former UVA football star Ronde Barber is a finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2021. Barber was a semifinalist in each of his first three seasons of eligibility, and was named a finalist for the first time on Tuesday.

Former UVA Men’s Lacrosse player in hospital following longboarding accident

A former University of Virginia men’s lacrosse player is in the hospital following a recent longboarding accident.

  Monday’s High School Hoops Scores & Highlights

High school basketball scores & highlights from across Central Virginia on Monday, January 4th.