The son of former Cavalier running back Barry Word committed to UVa on Saturday afternoon.
Playing in blustery conditions featuring sleet, rain and strong winds, the Cavaliers (18-8, 6-6 ACC) claimed their first ACC road series sweep since April 6-8, 2013, at Wake Forest.
Daily Progress Virginia basketball writer Whitey Reid gives out his final grades for the 2014-15 Cavalier basketball team.
The No. 14 Virginia baseball team swept a doubleheader Saturday afternoon in frigid conditions.
No. 8 Virginia, behind five goals from Owen Van Arsdale and four from Ryan Tucker, soundly defeated the Spiders, 14-7
The Virginia football team picked up its fourth commitment for the 2016 class Saturday afternoon in the form of linebacker Landan Word.
Personally, I don’t quite understand the criticism of Virginia’s style of play.
Of all the two-way players to shine for Virginia, Kevin Doherty’s story is the most unique.
Washington first baseman Ryan Zimmerman made an early exit after jarring himself diving for a grounder, and the Nationals said he was OK after a 1-1 tie with the split-squad St. Louis Cardinals on Friday.
Rivalries often take years to form, but it appears Virginia and Richmond are well ahead of schedule.
National Association of Basketball Coaches honored Virginia’s Tony Bennett, Malcolm Brogdon and Justin Anderson on Friday.
Back-to-back 30 win seasons have been inspiring but at the same time, frustrating because modern day basketball is judged more by how teams perform in the postseason. There is where Virginia’s work must be done in the future.
The No. 20 Cavaliers mashed a season-high 15 knocks as they held on for a 10-7 win over the Flames before a Liberty Baseball Stadium record crowd of 2,841 on Wednesday.
This past weekend, Leah Smith won NCAA titles in the 500- and 1,650-yard freestyle as UVa took fifth — the highest finish in program history.
Thirteen different Cavaliers scored a point as No. 8 Virginia rolled to a 17-3 victory over VMI on Tuesday night.
UVa’s struggles continued Tuesday as it was blanked by the Hoyas, 1-0, at Davenport Field.
C.J. Stalker is one of two UVa early enrollees getting a head-start on college football life. But unlike fellow newbie Grant Polk, Stalker doesn’t have the benefit of training wheels. He’s been plugged into the No. 1 spot on the depth chart at weak-side linebacker since before the spring season began.
Over 27 innings, Virginia’s pitchers gave up 29 runs (27 earned) on 27 hits. They struck out 31 batters, but also walked 34 of them and plunked five others.
Virginia basketball coach Tony Bennett was named 2014-15 U.S. Basketball Writers Association Henry Iba National Coach of the Year on Monday.
On Sunday afternoon, the No. 2-seeded Cavaliers were defeated by No. 7 seed Michigan State, 60-54, in a third-round game at TMC Arena.
The 13-1 pasting by No. 13 Florida State before a sun-splashed crowd of 3,994 at Davenport Field gave UVa its first series loss at home since April 2012.
Having carved out a national reputation for its defensive prowess over the past several seasons, Virginia couldn’t muster enough firepower to keep pace with the fast-starting Spartans.
Asked his thoughts about the NBA after Sunday’s loss to Michigan State, Justin Anderson clearly didn’t want to talk about his future.
GREENSBORO, N.C.—Virginia sophomore Leah Smith won her second NCAA Championship this week, claiming the 1,650-yard freestyle Saturday at the Greensboro Aquatic Center.
BALTIMORE, Md. – The No. 7 Virginia men's lacrosse team scored two goals in the final 1:34 of regulation to force overtime and Greg Coholan’s sudden-death tally lifted the Cavaliers past No. 19 Johns Hopkins, 16-15, Saturday night at Homewood Field.
Not many basketball teams wake up in the morning excited about playing Michigan State.
Virginia will be.
No. 13 Florida State spoiled Brian O’Connor’s return from a four-game suspension by clubbing two late home runs to rally past the No. 14 Cavaliers, 12-10, in a wild back-and-forth affair.
In the recent Big Ten Tournament championship game, Michigan State gave Wisconsin all that it wanted before falling in overtime. The silver lining for the seventh-seeded Spartans is that they’ll be able to use the experience — plus a seven-point loss to the Badgers during the regular season — to their advantage when they play Virginia on Sunday.
T.J. Thorpe is just three spring practices into his UVa career, but his playful personality is already obvious.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — It was a shot that would have sent Virginia to last season’s Elite Eight.
Kenny Towns sparked a seventh-inning rally and Kevin Doherty and Josh Sborz provided the bullpen shutdown as No. 14 UVa made a subtle statement in an 8-4 win over No. 13 FSU before an announced crowd of 3,200 on a chilly Friday night.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Here are my takeaways following No. 2-seeded Virginia’s 79-67 victory over 15th-seeded Belmont on Friday afternoon at TWC Arena.
On Friday, Justin Anderson had by far his best game since returning from an appendectomy and broken pinky.
During Friday’s home stretch, Anthony Gill provided a not-so-subtle reminder that Virginia’s best bet is to get the ball inside the paint and watch the fireworks begin.
The No. 2-seeded Cavaliers, behind 22 points from Malcolm Brogdon and 16 from Anthony Gill, escaped with a 79-67 win over No. 15 Belmont on Friday afternoon at TMC Arena.
#2 UVa plays its first match in the NCAA Tournament against #15 Belmont today at 3:10 p.m.
Thursday’s 69-62 loss to Old Dominion in the first round of the WNIT was the final chapter in a March that opened with so much promise but closed in bitter disappointment.
Justin Anderson insists that he’s back and that’s a good thing for all Wahoo fans that have nervously chewed their nails during his absence.
Virginia sophomore swimmer Leah Smith captured the 500-yard freestyle NCAA Championships on Thursday night at the Greensboro Aquatic Center.
As you can imagine, Virginia junior Anthony Gill, who grew up in High Point, N.C. and attended high school in Charlotte, has had a lot of people requesting tickets this week.
Come 5 Friday night, No. 14 UVa will begin a three-game series with No. 13 Florida State at Davenport Field.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A year ago, about 160 miles from here, Virginia flirted with becoming the first No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament to lose to a No. 16 seed.
The Cavaliers’ bread and butter has been failing them lately. Here are three keys that will get them back on track.
With no seeding structure attached to the WNIT, first round matchups are based on location and money. What qualified teams are closest to each other? Which athletic departments are ponying up to host? That combination landed Virginia at Old Dominion for Thursday’s 7 p.m. game in the Ted Constant Convocation Center.
OWINGS MILLS, Md. — The Baltimore Ravens and defensive end Chris Canty reached agreement on a 2-year deal less than three weeks after parting ways.
They all left Virginia unexpectedly. They all have gotten a taste of success at their new schools. They all harbor no ill-will whatsoever toward the UVa program. That pretty much sums up the plights of Taylor Barnette, Paul Jesperson and Will Regan.
Tony Bennett has a big admirer, but Rick Byrd makes no secret about it. Byrd, one of the most respected coaches in college basketball, likes the way Bennett does things — old school.
It was during a recent phone conversation with his dad that Virginia coach Tony Bennett heard something that resonated.
Danny Pinero slid head-first, taking a hard tag from Towson second baseman Colin Dyer ... and making several Cavaliers worry inside the Virginia dugout.
The Cavaliers (17-13) officially accepted their WNIT bid late Monday night. For a team with one departing senior, UVa is viewing this opportunity as more of a jumpstart than a landing spot.
In previous years, the Virginia football team has opened its spring season with snow covering its outdoor practice field or with a basketball game going on across the street.
The NCAA East Regional includes top-seeded Villanova and three ACC teams, Virginia, N.C. State and Louisville.
When Byrd’s Belmont Bruins take the court against Virginia in the NCAA Tournament on Friday in Charlotte, something’s got to give.
UVa’s 4 p.m., Tuesday, hosting of Towson will be game No. 3 of O’Connor’s four-game suspension.
Come 8 Tuesday morning, Nicholson, in his signature No. 1 jersey and those familiar dreads coming from his helmet, will be among those headlining Virginia’s first spring practice outside the McCue Center.
As the NCAA Tournament Selection Show got underway on Sunday, Sarah Beth Barnette said it crossed her mind that Virginia could get matched against her younger brother’s school.
Upon a quick glance at the East Region bracket in Charlotte, one might jump to the conclusion that No. 2 seed Virginia would be tempted to overlook Belmont University on Friday and instead anticipate a potential rematch with Michigan State come Sunday.
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