The Virginia Independent Conference and Blue Ridge Conference voted unanimously to do away with conference requirements this fall, leaving it up to member schools to decide how to proceed individually.
The University of Virginia had two student-athletes test positive for COVID-19 over the last two weeks, bringing their total to four since testing began, the UVA Athletic Department announced on Friday.
UVA football seniors Terrell Jana and Dillon Reinkensmeyer are on the Preseason Watch List for the Wuerffel Trophy, which is presented for outstanding community service, in addition to athletic and academic achievement.
Less than two months from the start of the season, college football is still filled with unknowns, but UVA head coach Bronco Mendenhall says, “We’re going to prepare as if we’re opening up with Georgia."
Virginia football standouts Charles Snowden and Noah Taylor have both been named to the Preseason Watch List for the Bednarik Award, which is which is presented annually to the most outstanding defensive player in college football.
The CIAA has announced that its sports have been suspended for the fall of 2020 due to ongoing safety concerns associated with COVID-19. This means Virginia Union and Virginia State will not field schedules.
Olympic sports teams in the Atlantic Coast Conference won’t be able to begin their season until September 1st, at the earliest. The decision was unanimously approved by the ACC Board of Directors to give schools enough time to get competition protocols in place.
The Atlantic Coast Conference has announced its annual football kickoff event will not be held in Charlotte, North Carolina this year as planned. Instead the ACC will hold a virtual kickoff from July 21 to July 23.
Mike London was the first African-American head football coach at Richmond, Virginia and now William and Mary. When George Floyd's death sparked a nation-wide protest effort, London sprung into action.
St. Anne’s-Belfield School announced it will return to an 11-man football season in the 2020 – 2021 school year. The return follows two years playing 8-man football as part of the Virginia Independent Schools Football League.