Sports Minute: Here is the latest Virginia sports news from The Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Ian Desmond singled in Bryce Harper in the 10th inning, and the Washington Nationals beat the San Francisco Giants 2-1 Wednesday to avoid a 3-game series sweep. Harper sparked the winning rally with a one-out double. Ryan Zimmerman was walked intentionally before Desmond came up with his big hit against Jeremy Affeldt.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - Brett Austin drove in two runs during a four-run seventh inning to help North Carolina State beat Clemson 6-3 on Wednesday night in pool play at the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament. Jake Fincher had an RBI single before Austin's two-run double in the seventh snapped a 2-2 tie for the fourth-seeded Wolfpack.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - Chad Pinder hit two home runs - including a sixth-inning grand slam - and drove in six runs to help Virginia Tech beat Virginia 10-1 Wednesday in pool play of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament. Pinder and Tyler Horan each had three hits for the sixth-seeded Hokies.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - A.J. Murray and Mott Hyde hit back-to-back homers in the top of the ninth inning to help reigning champion Georgia Tech beat Florida State 4-3 Wednesday in pool play at the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament. The seventh-seeded Yellow Jackets led off the ninth with a pair of groundouts before Murray hit a solo shot to left against reliever Robby Coles to tie the game.
Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
Saturday, May 25 2013 12:09 AM EDT2013-05-25 04:09:59 GMT
Below are scores from Friday's district championship games. The Central District opted to cancel its championship games due to poor field conditions and name each finalist co-champions in baseball, softballMore >>
District tournaments came to a close Friday night with teams claiming titles and now turning their attention to next week's Central Region Tournament.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 11:57 PM EDT2013-05-25 03:57:13 GMT
The Richmond Kickers remain undefeated on the season after recording a 2-0 win over the Harrisburg City Islanders Friday night. Kickers goalkeeper Andrew Dykstra posted nine saves to preserve his thirdMore >>
Andrew Dykstra kept the City Islanders out of the net and his offensive provided him with two second half goals, as the Kickers moved into third place in the USLPro standings.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 12:24 AM EDT2013-05-24 04:24:42 GMT
Last year, Cosby won Central Region championships in nearly every spring sport. 2013 has seen the Titans successful in the spring once again, as they appeared in all four Dominion District title gamesMore >>
Four Titan teams played for district titles on Thursday night, with three of them raising championship trophies by the end of the night.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 12:14 AM EDT2013-05-24 04:14:48 GMT
The University of Richmond Spiders baseball team's comeback bid against the top-seeded Saint Louis Billikens fell short on Thursday night in the Atlantic 10 Tournament, 10-6. With the setback, Richmond'sMore >>
Richmond charged back after being down 7-0, but could not catch the Billikins and was eliminated from the Atlantic 10 Tournament.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 12:44 AM EDT2013-05-20 04:44:37 GMT
Richmond Spider head baseball coach Mark McQueen's suspension was the result of an altercation with a player, a source told NBC12. McQueen and the player were involved in a confrontation in the dugoutMore >>
A source tells NBC12 that Spider baseball head coach Mark McQueen's indefinite suspension stems from an altercation with a player over a team rules violation.More >>