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UVA legacy Austin Katstra switches to #24 jersey

No. 5 UVA basketball gets help from bench in 56-47 win over No. 7 North Carolina

UVA football will play Florida in Orange Bowl

Virginia loses to Clemson 62-17 in ACC Championship

Saints come out on short end of shootout against 49ers

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Hopewell’s Henderson pulls in Gatorade Virginia Player of the Year

  Youth football team needs money for championship trip

  Varina’s Walker triumphing through tragedy of father’s death

  Football coach arrested for allegedly assaulting player in locker room

No. 5 Virginia suffers 29-point loss to Purdue in Big Ten/ACC Challenge

  Hermitage football coach reinstated after being sentenced to 2 months in jail

  Fundraiser set up to buy Letterman Jackets for Thomas Jefferson Vikings

Thomas Jefferson Vikings are making a historic playoff run and a go fund me page is set up to help raise money for letterman jackets.

2019 Mark L. Fischer Player of the Year Award nominees

NBC12 will present the Mark L. Fischer Player of the Year Award to the area’s top high school football player, as decided by head coaches and select media. The honor will be presented on December 17 at 7:30pm. Here are your nominees, selected by each respective head coach.

Virginia women’s basketball falls to No. 11 UCLA

Virginia women’s basketball falls to No. 11 UCLA.

UVa Football back in Top 25; Ready to face Clemson in ACC Championship

The No. 22 Virginia football team is ranked in the month of December for the first time since 2007.

History-making T.J. High Vikings football team raises money for varsity jackets

Patrick Henry, Thomas Jefferson claim region crowns

UVA ends 15 game losing streak to Virginia Tech, clinches ACC Coastal Division title

Renovations to get underway at the Diamond

Joe Burrow graces cover of Sports Illustrated

Francis, Golden fuel Spiders to Legends Classic win over Wisconsin

  Evans powers No. 20 VCU to best start ever in win over Alabama State

Marcus Evans scored 25 points and VCU pulled away with a late first half run, topping Alabama State, 78-62, at the Siegel Center on Monday night. The Rams have started 6-0 for the first time in program history.

Virginia Tech upsets No. 3 Michigan State in Maui Invitational

Landers Nolley II hit a big 3-pointer in the final minute and scored 22 points, helping Virginia Tech hold off No. 3 Michigan State 71-66 at the Maui Invitational on Monday.

Former Virginia star Kyle Guy makes NBA debut with Sacramento Kings

Guy was promoted from Sacramento’s G-League team in Stockton

‘Hoos hope to break 15-game losing skid to Virginia Tech Friday

The winner of the game wins the ACC’s Coastal Division and gets to play Clemson in the ACC championship game in Charlotte.

No. 1 UVa Men’s Soccer advances 2-0 against Campbell in NCAA Tournament

The top-ranked Virginia men’s soccer team beat Campbell 2-0 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday at Klöckner Stadium.

UVa Women’s Basketball beats undefeated Old Dominion in overtime

Virginia beats undefeated Old Dominion in overtime.

No. 7 Virginia Men’s Basketball rallies to beat Arizona State 48-45

The Virginia men’s basketball team won its seventh consecutive November tournament, as the Cavaliers rallied to beat Arizona State 48-45 in the Air Force Reserve Hall of Fame Tip Off Tournament championship game.

JMU Football earns No. 2 seed in FCS Playoffs

The James Madison football team earned the No. 2 seed and a first round bye in the FCS Playoffs

No. 25 Hokies tame Panthers with 28-0 shutout

No. 25 Hokies tame Panthers with 28-0 shutout.

No. 7 Virginia men’s basketball beats UMass 58-46 in Tip-Off Tournament

The UVa basketball team beats UMass 58-46.

  Former Prince George basketball standout back in Central Virginia coaching Richmond Elite

A former basketball standout from Prince George is back in Central Virginia coaching the Richmond Elite.

  Patrick Henry’s historic “Four-Peat” headlines local boys volleyball state title winners

Championship Thursday at the Siegel Center for VHSL boys volleyball certainly featured plenty of local flavor, as five area squads took the court in hopes of capping off memorable state title runs. When the dust settled, three programs repeated as state champions.

East End rivalry headlines second round of high school football playoffs

Highland Springs and Varina are both built to make deep playoff runs, but one of their seasons will come to an end on Friday night, as they meet in the regional semifinals.

Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson to retire after 2020 season

Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson indicated that 2020 will be his last season in the NASCAR Cup Series.

No. 7 Virginia Outlasts Vermont 61-55

The UVa men's basketball team beats Vermont 61-55.

Santos-Silva fuels VCU in the early going

We’ve only had a sample size of four games, but the 2019-2020 season is shaping up to be a big one for VCU junior forward Marcus Santos-Silva.

VCU jumps back into national rankings

After a week out of the national polls, VCU has propelled itself back into the rankings, making its second appearance in the AP Top 25 this season, along with its Coaches Poll debut.

4th annual ‘RVA Ball for a Cause’ charity basketball event returning

The 4​th ​annual “RVA Ball for a Cause” charity game is back on ​Nov. 24 ​from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Ben Wallace gym.

Sam Darnold throws 4 TD passes, Jets rout Redskins 34-17

Sam Darnold throws for career-high four touchdowns, New York Jets rout Washington Redskins 34-17 for second consecutive victory

  Running turns into passion for Goochland man after running Richmond Marathon

Ben Angle’s introduction to running came in 1999 when he was a soccer player at Lynchburg College, and his younger brother invited him to join a group of friends in the event. After his season concluded Ben accepted.

  Richmond Marathon: A heart of perseverance

A decade after undergoing triple bypass surgery, a Henrico County man is about to toe the line for his third marathon this weekend.

Gustavson’s FT lifts Richmond past Vandy in OT, 93-92

Andre Gustavson made a free throw with 0.6 seconds left in overtime and Richmond beat Vanderbilt 93-92

  20,000 people expected to participate in this year’s Richmond Marathon activities

The countdown is on for one of the biggest races in this area - the Richmond Marathon!

VCU spoils Wade’s homecoming, downs No. 23 LSU

Will Wade entered the Siegel Center floor moments before tip-off to a chorus of boos, and departed after the final buzzer to the same enthusiasm. In between, VCU fans had plenty to cheer about.

Verlander earns second career Cy Young Award

Goochland native Justin Verlander took home his second career American League Cy Young Award on Wednesday, becoming just the 20th pitcher in Major League history to win the honor multiple times.

  Santos-Silva, defense lead VCU past No. 23 LSU, 84-82

Marcus Santos-Silva had 17 points and 11 rebounds and VCU turned 26 turnovers by No. 23 LSU into 37 points in an 84-82 victory

Wade prepares to return to VCU, this time as an opponent

Two years ago, Shaka Smart returned to VCU as the head coach of Texas and received a standing ovation at the Siegel Center. On Wednesday, we’ll learn how Ram Nation will welcome back Will Wade.

NBC12/ RVA Sports Network Big 12- Week of November 11

Our final NBC12/ RVA Sports Network Big 12 poll of the 2019 season includes 12 playoff teams and for squads that boast a perfect regular season record.

Hamlin wins his way into final playoff round

Denny Hamlin saved his season by winning Sunday at ISM Raceway to advance into NASCAR’s title-deciding race -- a victory that eliminated champion Joey Logano from the playoffs and gave Hamlin his first chance at winning the Cup since 2014.

Highland Springs holds off Varina in battle of area football heavyweights

Jamareeh Jones scored the eventual game-winning touchdown with 6:35 to play and the Highland Springs defense came up with a big late interception, as Highland Springs downed Varina, 27-20, to close out the regular season on Saturday afternoon.

No. 22 LSU basketball takes on Bowling Green

The No. 22 LSU men’s basketball team begins its 2019-2020 season in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center against the Bowling Green Falcons.

UVA begins national title defense with win at Syracuse

Three players scored in double figures and the Virginia defense looked to be in mid-season form, as the No. 11 Cavaliers topped Syracuse, 48-34, to open their 2019-2020 season.

  Deep Run and Thomas Jefferson set to take Game of the Week spotlight

Deep Run head coach Chad Hornik knows Thomas Jefferson football well. He served as the Vikings' head coach from 2012-2015, led them to their first playoff appearance in 37 years and spearheaded a massive fundraising effort to upgrade facilities and equipment for the program.

Santos-Silva powers No. 25 VCU to season opening victory

Junior forward Marcus Santos-Silva scored 21 points and pulled down 18 rebounds, pacing No. 25 VCU to a 72-58 victory over St. Francis to open its 2019-2020 season on Tuesday night at the Siegel Center.

NBC12/ RVA Sports Network Big 12- Week of November 4

The top eight remained the same in our weekly rankings, while a second VISAA program entered the poll for the first time this season.

Buffalo Bills outrun Washington in 24-9 victory, move to 6-2

Rookie Devin Singletary had 95 yards rushing, including a 2-yard touchdown, and the Buffalo Bills are off to their best start since 1993 following a 24-9 win over the Washington Redskins

Perkins has 5 TDs, leads Virginia past North Carolina 38-31

Bryce Perkins amassed 490 total yards and accounted for five touchdowns to help Virginia beat North Carolina 38-31 on Saturday night.

  World Series champs Washington Nationals get their parade

The Nationals were honored with a championship parade in Washington D.C. Saturday.

Book’s late TD run helps No 16 Notre Dame beat Virginia Tech

Ian Book ran 7 yards for a touchdown with 29 seconds left to cap an 18-play, 87-yard drive and No. 16 Notre Dame pulled out a 21-20 victory against Virginia Tech on Saturday

Mancuso leads Richmond in 30-10 win over Stony Brook

Joe Mancuso threw two touchdown passes to Keyston Fuller and ran for two scores and Richmond beat Stony Brook 30-10

VCU welcomes St. Francis in 2019-20 season opener

VCU opens the season by hosting the St. Francis (Pa.) Red Flash

Redskins’ rookie Haskins starting QB for Bills game

Hurrying Haskins: With Keenum concussed, Redskins reluctantly turn to rookie quarterback to start at Bills

Redskins’ Williams reveals cancer scare, explains holdout

Washington Redskins tackle Trent Williams revealed a cancer diagnosis that played a part in his lengthy holdout and distrust of the team's medical staff and the organization

  Nats World Series gear available at Dick’s Sporting Goods in Chesterfield

Washington Nationals fans are still flying high after their historic win against the Astros.

  Nationals top Astros in Game 7 to win 1st World Series title

Howie Kendrick and Anthony Rendon homered in the seventh inning as the Washington Nationals overcame a two-run deficit and rocked the Houston Astros 6-2 Wednesday night in Game 7 to claim the first World Series title in franchise history.

Nats beat Astros 7-2, force Game 7 in World Series

Stephen Strasburg gutted through without his best fastball to throw a five-hitter Tuesday night, and now it’s on to Game 7 in the first World Series ever in which the visiting team won each of the first six games.

Celebrate Halloween with the Flying Squirrels at ‘Squirrel-O-Ween’

The annual “Squirrel-O-Ween” provides a safe and fun environment for children to trick-or-treat through The Diamond.

VCU women’s basketball team named A-10 preseason favorite

Results of the poll, conducted by the league’s coaches, were announced by the league on Tuesday.

Cole pitches Astros to 3-2 Series lead over Nats

The Houston Astros handed the ball to Gerrit Cole, and he gave them a firm grip on the World Series.

Astros cut their deficit to 2-1

José Altuve doubled twice and scored both times, Zack Greinke repeatedly worked out of trouble, and the Houston Astros showed they were not going to go quietly, beating the Nationals 4-1 to cut their deficit to 2-1 in the best-of-seven Fall Classic.

  Former teammates Jones, Sims set to face off as opposing head coaches

Perry Jones and Phillip Sims are longtime teammates and friends, but Friday night will find them as football foes, as they lead their own programs against each other.

Nationals dominate Astros, take 2-0 World Series lead

The Washington Nationals erupted for 10 runs over their last three at-bats and rolled to a 12-3 rout of the Houston Astros.

  ‘Nanny’ Jenkins is the Nationals’ spryest 91-year-old superfan

Nanny will be rooting on the Nats during game two of the World Series from her sofa, as she does for every single Nationals game.

Soto, Nationals top Cole, Astros 5-4 in World Series opener

The Nats had a week off after sweeping St. Louis in the NL Championship Series and easily answered any worries about whether the layoff would result in rest or rust.

  'I never thought I’d see this in my lifetime’: Super fan ‘Captain Natitude’ ready to watch Nats in World Series

Millions of Nationals fans will be watching game one of the World Series on Tuesday night. But for one super fan in Henrico, “Captain Natitude,” the excitement is indescribable!

Voting is open to name Flying Squirrels’ new beer

The Flying Squirrels need a name for their new beer, which will debut in the spring of 2020

Defending national champs UVA starting season ranked No. 11

Michigan State is ranked number one, receiving 60 of the 65 first-place votes. VCU is 25th.

NBC12/ RVA Sports Network Big 12- Week of October 21

With three weeks remaining, the top seven spots in our Big 12 rankings hold steady. Prince George charges back in this week after topping Thomas Dale, while Clover Hill makes its first appearance of the season.