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  • CAA Rewind, Home Stretch Edition

    William and Mary’s anguish has taken many forms this season: a kicker’s right foot; a shoulder sling; a penalty flag; a bolt of lightning. Add to the menu a bouncing ball and the questionable decision of an Old Dominion sophomore to grab...
  • ODU seeks to bolster playoff resume in season finale at JMU

    ODU seeks to bolster playoff resume in season finale at JMU
    NORFOLK — As Old Dominion's Bobby Wilder prepares for his last game in his last lap around the Colonial Athletic Association, he is both wistful and concerned. Save for a year at Boston College in the late 1980s, the CAA — and its previous...
  • Thursday's local college basketball roundup: CNU upends No. 24 Randolph-Macon in opener

    Tra Benefield had 25 points and 10 rebounds Thursday night for Christopher Newport, which won its season opener 77-70 over Randolph-Macon at the Freeman Center. R-MC was ranked No. 24 nationally in the preseason d3hoops.com poll. CNU Athletic Director...
  • ODU's Wilder: Pace, inexperience contribute to penalties

    It’s an oil rig in a national park, a gravy stain on a white tablecloth. Penalties are a continuing concern for unbeaten and fourth-ranked Old Dominion, though head coach Bobby Wilder said there is an understandable, even acceptable level of...
  • Teel Time: Newport News-based Atlantic 10 enhances revenue, exposure with new TV deal

    The Atlantic 10 Conference aspires to be the nation’s best basketball-centric league, and commissioner Bernadette McGlade believes a new, eight-year media rights package affirms that status. A-10 officials and television partners ESPN, CBS Sports...
  • CAA Rewind, Defense Edition

    Harrisonburg was the center of the CAA football world as conference heavyweights James Madison and Towson engaged in a sumo wrestling match for three quarters and concluded with 10 minutes of offense. Quarterback Justin Thorpe’s two-minute drill...
  • Old Dominion back at work, prepares for Villanova

    Old Dominion back at work, prepares for Villanova
    With his coaching staff scattered to the winds recruiting and his players concentrating on other areas, Old Dominion's Bobby Wilder spent a sizable chunk of the bye week self-scouting and evaluating his team in preparation for the final six-week push....
  • CAA Football Rewind, Week 6 edition

    William and Mary and Richmond did everything but win. Villanova provided a blueprint for coping with Old Dominion and its monster offense. Towson won a tough guy staredown against Maine, and the Fighting Currys found a team even more disjointed and...
  • Led by ODU, three top-25 CAA teams are best football stories in state

    Led by ODU, three top-25 CAA teams are best football stories in state
    The nation's most productive quarterback and two former backups command center stage as the state's top Football Championship Subdivision programs wind toward their winter finales. James Madison's Michael Birdsong is the young upstart, a true freshman...
  • Wednesday's college roundup: W&M blanks ODU, clinches top seed in CAA women's soccer tournament

     Dani Rutter scored twice in the second half as William and Mary clinched the top seed and host role for the Colonial Athletic Association women's soccer tournament by beating Old Dominion 3-0 at Albert-Daly Field. More women's soccer No. 26 Virginia...
  • QB Michael Rocco ineligible at Richmond next fall

    Quarterback Michael Rocco, who transferred from Virginia to the University of Richmond, will be ineligible to play for the Spiders this fall. The Richmond Times-Dispatch said the NCAA didn't grant a waiver to Rocco, who has one season of eligibility...
  • Teel Time: Stronger schedule, Atlantic 10 forged VCU for NCAA tournament

    VCU enters the NCAA tournament with a 26-8 record, not quite as glossy as last season, when the Rams were 28-6. Yet VCU is a No. 5 seed, light years better than last year’s No. 12. Coach Shaka Smart knows why. “A lot of people don’...