Game Notes: UVA football hosts UNC in South’s oldest football rivalry

Game Notes: UVA football hosts UNC in South’s oldest football rivalry

Virginia vs. North Carolina • #UNCvsUVA • Homecomings
Date/Time Sat., Oct. 25, 2014 | 12:30 p.m. Location Charlottesville, Va. | Scott Stadium (61,500) Television ACC Network | Affiliates Radio Virginia Sports Radio Network | Satellite Radio — Sirius 108 | XM 193 Multimedia Gametracker | WatchESPN Twitter @UVa_Football | @CoachMikeLondon | @VirginiaSports Game Notes VirginiaNo…

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Bitcoin: The next unwinnable war?

Bitcoin: The next unwinnable war?

HAMMER1liteOp-ed by Will Hammer

Ever since I first heard about cryptocurrencies, I have been an enthusiast. I loved the possibilities that this digital non-fiat currency had and wanted to be a part of what I viewed, and still view, as the future of currency. I got a desktop wallet, then a mobile wallet; started to buy cryptocurrencies; read r/bitcoin and other Bitcoin media; and finally even bought two…

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#22 UVA men’s soccer gets 3-0 win over Radford

#22 UVA men’s soccer gets 3-0 win over Radford

uva soccerThe No. 22 UVA men’s soccer team scored three second-half goals in a 3-0 victory over Radford Tuesday evening at Klöckner Stadium. Virginia (9-4-1) tied its 2014 match high with its three scores while ending an 11-game unbeaten streak for Radford (9-3-2).

“I thought we played very well in the first half and we created at least two good chances,” Virginia head coach George Gelnovatchsaid. “Then…

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UVA Sports Today: Can the ‘Hoos get a must-win against UNC?

UVA Sports Today: Can the ‘Hoos get a must-win against UNC?

cavalancheHost Jeff Fife and Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham bring you UVA Sports Today. This week’s podcast begins with a look back at Virginia’s 20-13 loss at Duke. Jeff questions Chris on his column referencing quarterback Matt Johns as the man at UVA and questions whether Greyson Lambert needs to be reinserted as the starter.

Then the attention turns to the UNC game at Scott Stadiumthis weekend.…

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Fishburne postgrad basketball in preseason Top 10

Fishburne postgrad basketball in preseason Top 10

fms kiskiThe Fishburne Military School postgraduate basketball team begins the 2014-2015 season ranked in the NextUp Recruits national top 10.

Fishburne was ranked fourth in the rankings released this week. Brewster Academy begins the season at #1. Northfield Mount Hermon, which has knocked the Caissons out of the National Prep Championships each of the past two years, is #2, with in-state rival Hargrave…

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Press Conference: Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer

Press Conference: Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer

frank beamerVirginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer talks with reporters on Monday. The Hokies (4-3, 1-2 ACC) host ACC rival Miami (4-3, 1-2 ACC) on Thursday night in Blacksburg, Va.

Beamer Opening Statement I think we are about to play a very good, capable and talented Miami team. They are very athletic. They have Duke Johnson, who didn’t play against us last year, but he’s a very good player. Their defen…

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Virginia Department of Health launches Ebola hotline

Virginia Department of Health launches Ebola hotline

ebola4The Virginia Department of Health opened an Ebola Hotline today to help answer questions from the public and provide the most up-to-date information to Virginians.

The number — 1-877-ASK-VDH3 (1-877-275-8343) — is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Virginia’s 211 Call Center will be handling these calls using frequently asked questions (FAQs) developed by VDH.

“Virginians are…

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Waynesboro teen completes The Original NOLS Course

Waynesboro teen completes The Original NOLS Course

waynesboro2editsDaniel Brooks, 17, of Waynesboro, Va., recently completed a wilderness expedition traveling in the Rocky Mountains with the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS).

NOLS believes people thrive when challenged. During the Wind River Wilderness course, students did not have access to modern conveniences and were challenged to step outside their comfort zones. This is the course that launched NOLS

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Poetry as Documentary: A Literary Salon with Erika Meitner

Poetry as Documentary: A Literary Salon with Erika Meitner

newspaperPoetry as Documentary: A Literary Salon with Erika Meitner
Friday, October 24, at 7:00 pm This October, poet Kevin McFadden will interview poet Erika Meitnerabout the idea of poetry as documentary: what happens when you take on an assignment to report on an entire city—in verse? In 2010, Meitner went to Detroit on assignment forVQR to find out the answer. In the process, she discovered new poetic…

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