Three takeaways following UVa’s 42-23 win over Boise State:
Jelani Pieters scored his fifth goal of the season in the 95th minute to help No. 7 North Carolina defeat the No. 9 Virginia men’s soccer team, 2-1, on Friday night in front of 4,205 fans at Klöckner Stadium.
The No. 4 Virginia field hockey team earned its second straight shutout and won its seventh straight game on Friday with a 3-0 victory over No. 8 Boston College at the University Hall Turf Field. The victory was the Cavaliers’ second over a top 10 team this season.
Freshman Taryn Torres scored her third goal of the season to lead the No. 11 Virginia women’s soccer team to a 1-0 victory over Miami on Thursday night at Klöckner Stadium. Thursday’s tally tied Torres for the team lead in goals (3) with sophomore Taylor Ziemer.
Scattershooting around the ACC, while noting: Don’t look now, but Virginia QB Kurt Benkert is ranked No. 14 in the nation in passing yardage …
You know a program is struggling when the third game of the season is a “must win,” but that’s exactly what Saturday’s high noon contest against UConn is for host Virginia.
For the past 30 years, Big Norman has been cutting hair at his barbershop on North 25th Street in Richmond’s East End. And for the past 17, Malcolm Cook has been one of his clients.
The No. 10 Virginia field hockey team opened ACC play with a 4-1 victory over No. 1 Duke on Friday in front of 1,209 fans at the University Hall Turf Field.
Playing one of the most challenging nonconference schedules in the country can have its hazards, but Virginia women’s soccer coach Steve Swanson remained encouraged after Thursday night’s 2-1 loss to No. 1-ranked UCLA.
At last sight, the Virginia men’s basketball team couldn’t crack the 40-point plateau as it took a deflating loss to Florida in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
Sergi Nus scored the game-winner off a corner kick in the 94th minute, and the No. 12 Virginia men’s soccer team prevailed in its second overtime game of the season with a 2-1 win over previously unbeaten UNCW (3-1).
LAS VEGAS — Caylin Newton accounted for 330 total offensive yards and three touchdowns to lead 45-point underdog and FCS member Howard to a stunning 43-40 win over UNLV Saturday night in the season opener and debut for new Bison coach Mike London.
Jon Oliver, second-in-command in Virginia’s athletic department for the past 16 years, resigned Thursday and will form his own consulting business to help the development of future leaders in sports.
The Virginia football team unveiled the "HoosTogether" patch that will be on players' uniforms this season. The patch will debut on Saturday, when the Cavaliers host William & Mary.
Virginia executive associate athletics director Jon Oliver is leaving the UVa athletics department to pursue other opportunities, the school announced on Thursday.
Since the last time he visited his hometown for a football game, Daniel Kuzjak has caught 59 passes for 798 yards and has scored two touchdowns. The former walk-on from Western Albemarle High School is now a proven receiver for William & Mary.
Former Virginia women’s soccer star Morgan Brian was traded to the Chicago Red Stars, the team announced Wednesday. In exchange for Brian, a U.S. Women’s National Team midfielder, the Red Stars sent midfielder Kristie Mewis and future considerations if certain criteria are met to Houston.
MILWAUKEE — A person familiar with the discussions says that the Green Bay Packers and free agent linebacker Ahmad Brooks have agreed to a one-year deal.
The Virginia basketball team released its new height measurements of players on Wednesday, and Tony Bennett officially has a 7-footer on the roster.
Scattershooting around the ACC, while gearing up for my 36th season of covering Virginia football for The Daily Progress, and even longer covering the ACC …