| Sep 8, 2013
| 1:21 AM
Oregon punted four times, failed twice on fourth-and-1 and dropped several passes. Translation: The Ducks’ 59-10 rout of Virginia on Saturday didn’t reach the unattainable standards that their point-a-minute offense has created.
| Sep 8, 2013
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Admirably and quite inaccurately, David Watford shouldered the blame. One touchdown in 16 possessions? Four turnovers and no downfield passing game? Anemic rushing for the second time in as many games?
"It wasn't really the...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 11:22 PM
UC Irvine 1, BYU 0
PROVO, Utah — Natalia Ledezma scored off an assist from Zoya Farzaneh with 31 seconds left to give the Anteaters the upset over the No. 6-ranked Cougars Saturday.
Goalie Jennifer Randazzo made three saves...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 7:15 PM
UC Irvine seniors Natalia Ledezma and Jordan Bruce have been named Big West Conference offensive and defensive players of the week, respectively, in women's soccer.
Ledezma scored the game-winner in a 1-0 upset of then-No. 6-ranked BYU on Saturday,...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 6:27 PM
Virginia endured a 26-point beating from Florida in the teams’ opening NCAA basketball tournament game in 2012. Had the new bracketing guidelines that the NCAA unveiled Thursday been in place then, the Cavaliers and Gators would not have met.
| Aug 27, 2013
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Virginia's defensive challenge in Week 2 against Oregon clearly is daunting. A more nuanced, and arguably far more critical, test awaits in Saturday's opener against visiting Brigham Young.
Not to completely dismiss the...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 6:38 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE — It took over five hours all told, but the University of Virginia fought off Mother Nature and rallied to get its season off on the right foot, defeating Brigham Young 19-16 on Saturday.
Trailing by four points late in the...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 6:21 AM
Consider this admiration from afar. Admiration that a team wins when punting 13 times, gaining a meager 223 yards and losing the turnover battle. Wins from behind in wretched conditions thanks to a defense and special teams that required offseason...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 6:35 PM
It turns out the only major casualty from Virginia’s 19-16 win Saturday against Brigham Young was Cavaliers coach Mike London’s voice.
Losing his voice sometime in the third quarter didn’t cause any problems during the game, but it...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 1:14 PM
David Watford admits he's mentally put himself in Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota's shoes. As a quarterback, it's hard not to envision what you might be able to do in an offense as frenetic as Oregon's.
That's not to say Watford doesn't have faith...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 9:28 PM
Shawn Patchell, a former head coach at BYU, who also guided the U.S. men to a gold medal at the 2012 Pan American Games, has been named men's volleyball coach at Concordia University, the Irvine-based NAIA school announced Monday.
Patchell, who played...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 3:43 PM
Keeping tabs on local athletes playing in college.
Lonnie Kauppila (Burbank High, 2010) junior, infielder, Stanford University: The former Bulldogs standout was successful on the field, as well as in the classroom this season.
Along with his...