Spiders can’t ground No. 7 Flyers in front of sold out crowd

Junior guard Jacob Gilyard scored a game-high 29 points but the Richmond Spiders were unable to keep pace with the #7 Dayton Flyers, falling 87-79 at the Robins Center Saturday evening in front of a sold-out crowd.

UVa women’s basketball falls 71-56 at No. 5 Louisville

Strong shooting, defense propel Spiders past La Salle

Former Braves’ All-Star Andruw Jones will be Squirrels’ guest on Opening Night

Former Spider two-sport star Jordan headlines Flying Squirrels’ Hot Stove Banquet

Richmond Flying Squirrels reveals name of new beer

Balanced VCU attack leads Rams to win at St. Joseph’s

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Hopewell sweeps major Class 3 state football awards

Derek Jeter, Larry Walker elected to baseball Hall of Fame

Young ‘Hoos still finding their way in ACC play

Offensive Coordinator Robert Anae returning to UVa football team

  Collegiate’s Bostain wows in sports, music and school

Super Bowl 54 may be most expensive one yet

Cavaliers fall 53-51 against NC State; Drop to 4-4 in ACC

A contested three-pointer by Casey Morsell at the buzzer did not connect, and the UVa men’s basketball team lost 53-51 against NC State on Monday at John Paul Jones Arena.

  Coco Gauff, 15, tops Venus Williams again, this time in Australian Open

Gauff, the youngest woman in the field, was playing her first match in the main draw while Williams was in the main draw of a major for an Open Era-record 85th time.

Chiefs vs 49ers to face off at Super Bowl

Chiefs will advance to the Super Bowl.

  Hyland’s career day gets VCU back to winning ways

Hyland was 8-12 from the field, burying five triples and adding eight rebounds.

Spiders Torch Nets In Win At George Mason

  Highland Springs gymnastics program springing forward

Fuente staying at Virginia Tech

UR’s Blake Francis out for several weeks with chest injury

  Under new head coach Fischer, Tribe setting the CAA bar

Hobbled Toppin carries No. 13 Dayton past VCU, 79-65

REPORTS: Baylor targeting Justin Fuente for vacant head coach position

Pete Thamel of Yahoo Sports reported Tuesday that Baylor was planning an in-person interview with Fuente “in the next 24 hours.”

Freedom Classic Festival highlights rivalry between VUU and VSU

One of the nation’s strongest rivalries between historically black universities has reached it’s 25th year - The Freedom Classic Festival (FCF) between Virginia Union University (VUU) and Virginia State University (VSU).

Ed Orgeron, coaching staff to earn big payday for LSU’s national championship victory

In addition to winning the hearts of fans, LSU’s coaching staff will receive financial bonuses for leading the Tigers to a national championship victory.

  Highland Springs’s Wallace caps off college career in title game

K'Von Wallace will play his final game for Clemson on Monday night in the national championship game. It’s been a quite a ride for the senior defensive back, as well as family and friends who have supported him.

JMU losses in National Championship 28-20

JMU Quarterback Ben DiNucci was intercepted by Safety James Henricks in the final seconds of the game.

UVA Women’s basketball beats Duke 66-63 to earn first ACC win

Virginia ended the game on a 15-4 run helping the 'Hoos snap a four game losing skid

  Richmond area JMU fans flock to Frisco

It’s become familiar territory for James Madison and its fans come early January- playing for a national championship.

  Three Spartans reach 1,000 point milestone

The Steward School, however, is getting used to celebrating 1,000 point scorers. The Spartans have done it three times in a span of about three weeks.

Three UVA soccer stars leaving school early for pros

Dike and Steedman are both sophomores. Bell is a junior.

No. 18 Virginia Falls at Boston College 60-53

Virginia’s Braxton Key had 12 of his team-high 16 points in the first half.

UVa’s Daryl Dike Declares for 2020 MLS Draft

Dike had 10 goals and eight assists this past season leading the 'Hoos to the College Cup finals.

VCU’s 1,000 wins “all about the players”

The VCU basketball program boasts plenty of rich history and this year’s team added to it on Sunday. The Rams’ 72-59 win at George Mason marked the 1,000th all-time victory for the black and gold.

Virginia Union’s Taylor declares for 2020 NFL Draft

Virginia Union running back Tabyus Taylor will forego his final year of eligibility and enter the 2020 NFL Draft, the Hopewell product announced on Tuesday via Instagram.

NFL Network report: Dallas Cowboys hire Mike McCarthy as new head coach

Calling it a “done deal,” an NFL Network reporter says Mike McCarthy has signed a deal with the Dallas Cowboys to be their new head coach.

No. 19 Virginia improves to 3-0 in ACC with 65-39 win over Virginia Tech

Kihei Clark and Braxton Key each scored a team-high 18 points

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Fill out the form below and submit a photo of you and/or your family in game day attire. Show us your team spirit!

Redskins officially announce Ron Rivera as head coach

The Washington Redskins have hired Ron Rivera as the team’s new head coach, reports say.

Virginia Tech falls to Kentucky 37-30 in Belk Bowl

Virginia Tech falls to Kentucky, 37-30 in Belk Bowl from Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte.

  Cavaliers come up short against Florida in Orange Bowl

The Gators defeated the Cavs 36-28.

Bruce Allen out as Washington Redskins president

Bruce Allen has been fired as president of the Washington Redskins.

Richmond Urban Dance Team to perform at Orange Bowl

The Richmond Urban Dance team will celebrate their five year anniversary as the Wahoo's take on the Gators at the Orange Bowl.

  UVA Head Coach Bronco Mendenhall revamps the Wahoo’s

A victory over Florida Monday night would give Virginia that 10th win, tying the 1989 team for the program record.

  ‘Program changer’: Perkins cements legacy at UVA

Senior Quarterback Bryce Perkins cements legacy at UVA.

Virginia Tech preps for Belk Bowl

The Hokies football team hit the practice field for the first time today in preparation for the Belk Bowl against Kentucky.

  Patrick Henry’s Hanback set to cap off college career

Hanback has been a UVA fan his entire life, and perhaps his biggest career highlight helped the Wahoos end their 15-year skid against Virginia Tech.

  Orange Bowl marks homecoming for UVA’s Alonso

For UVA defensive end and Miami native Mandy Alonso, coming to the Orange Bowl means coming home.

  UVA arrives for Orange Bowl

The University of Virginia football team arrives in South Florida to begin their final stretch of Orange Bowl preparations.

Son of Lebron James takes court against John Marshall High

The son of Lebron James took the court against John Marshall High School during the “Above the Rim Classic” at the Arthur Ashe Junior Athletic Center in Richmond, Saturday night.

Junior Johnson, NASCAR Hall of Famer and former moonshiner, dies at 88

NASCAR Hall of Famer and former moonshiner Junior Johnson has died at the age of 88, according to the NASCAR Hall of Fame.

  Undefeated Blue Devils celebrate football state championship

Hopewell high school’s football team got a heroes welcome from the city Thursday evening during an event to celebrate the Blue Devil’s 3A Football State championship victory.

Second half comeback propels VCU past College of Charleston

Marcus Santos-Silva had 17 points and 11 rebounds as VCU edged past College of Charleston, 76-71, on Wednesday night. It marked the Rams’ first true road game of the 2019-2020 season.

Spiders continue to roll with last second win at Old Dominion

Grant Golden scored 19 points, including the game-winning three pointer, leading Richmond to its fifth straight victory with a 62-59 win at Old Dominion on Wednesday night.

Local student-athletes make their commitments to begin the early signing period

Wednesday marked the beginning of the early signing period for high school seniors who will pursue their sport at the college level, and a good number of area standouts signed on the dotted line.

UVA football signs 11 guys during NCAA early signing period

None of the players are from the state of Virginia

Hopewell’s Henderson wins Fischer Player of the Year

The Hopewell junior won the inaugural Mark L. Fischer Player of the Year Award on Tuesday, given to the top high school football player in the Richmond area. Henderson beat out fellow finalists Bo Kite (Deep Run) and Isiah Paige (Varina).

Virginia city says Michael Vick owes $70K in unpaid taxes

Officials say former football star Michael Vick owes tens of thousands of dollars in unpaid taxes on luxury cars that he owned in Virginia.

Henderson, Kite, Paige voted finalists for Fischer Player of the Year Award

A list that started as 43 nominees has been trimmed down to three finalists for the Mark L. Fischer Player of the Year Award, given to the Richmond area’s top high school football player.

  Hopewell takes aim at second state title in three seasons

Only 12 high school football teams in Virginia are practicing this week. Hopewell marks the lone team in the Richmond area left standing, as the Blue Devils shoot for a Class 3 state championship on Saturday.

UVA legacy Austin Katstra switches to #24 jersey

Katstra’s dad and grandfather both wore #24 at Virginia

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

Virginia’s bench players had 25 points in the win over UNC

UVA football will play Florida in Orange Bowl

UVA football will play Florida in the Orange Bowl.

Virginia loses to Clemson 62-17 in ACC Championship

Clemson wins the ACC Championship for the fifth straight season

Saints come out on short end of shootout against 49ers

The Saints dropped a heartbreaker in a back and forth shootout with the 49ers in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Sunday.

High School Football Playoff Central

Six area teams find themselves two wins shy of a state championships as state semifinals kick off this Saturday.

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

Hopewell junior TreVeyon Henderson was named the Gatorade Virginia Player of the Year on Friday, the first player from the school to earn that honor.

  Youth football team needs money for championship trip

This year’s tournament is in Plant City, Florida on December 7-13

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

Junior running back Jailin Walker fueled Varina to a regional title game win on Saturday, the latest step in overcoming the biggest tragedy of his life.

  Football coach arrested for allegedly assaulting player in locker room

The New Kent County Sheriff’s Office said the alleged incident happened on Nov. 8 at the New Kent High School.

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

It was Virginia’s fourth fewest amount of points in a game during the shot clock era.

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

Chesterfield police said Bedwell, used school purchase orders at L.C. Bird to buy approximately $5,000 of equipment that he took with him when his employment ended.

  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

The Vikings earned an 11-2 record, the best every in the history of the Richmond high school.

Patrick Henry, Thomas Jefferson claim region crowns

High school football regional championship weekend kicked off on Friday, with two local squads punching their tickets to the state semifinals.

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

Brian Delaney kicked a 48-yard field with 1:23 to play to put Virginia ahead and the Cavaliers sealed it with a defensive score, beating No. 23 Virginia Tech 39-30 Friday to end a 15-game losing streak in the rivalry and earn their first trip to the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game.

Renovations to get underway at the Diamond

Flying Squirrels fans can expect to see more home runs at the Diamond next summer.