Virginia State’s men’s and women’s basketball teams are opting out of the 2020-2021 season, according to a school release. The athletic department cites the continuous rise in COVID-19 cases as a main reason for the decision.
Coming off one of its biggest wins in program history, Richmond has a national ranking next to its name. The Spiders are ranked 19th in the latest AP Top 25, their highest ranking since the 1957-1958 season.
The Tribe was notified of the positive test on Sunday, which was discovered as part of the program’s regular testing protocol. All Tier 1 members of the program, which include players, coaches, trainers and managers, have entered a 14 day quarantine.
Nah’Shon Hyland scored a career-high 23 points and Vince William chipped in a career-best 15 points, as VCU used a strong finish to top Utah State, 85-69, in the quarterfinals of the Bad Boy Mowers Crossover Classic.
COVID-19 has caused issues for sports teams at all levels, from youth leagues all the way up to the professional ranks. One area team has made a season possible for its players by putting safety above everything else.
The Richmond Marathon is usually one of the most anticipated Saturdays in the city, but this year, runners will have 16 days to get their races complete. The first of those days gets going this Saturday.
The Richmond Marathon often draws runners from nearly every state to the River City. While the pandemic is interfering with some plans in 2020, one local half-marathoner and her friend will keep their tradition going from a distance.
The Virginia High School League has the final approval from Gov. Northam to allow sports to return, but that isn’t going to happen without many changes to keep everyone safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Justin Jasper is entering his redshirt sophomore season, after appearing in 11 games during the 2019 campaign. He pulled in ten receptions for 134 yards and his first collegiate touchdown during that span, and now has a good foundation on which to build.
The league will be split into two divisions- a seven team North Division and a four team South Division, with each team playing six conference games. JMU, Richmond and William & Mary will face each other twice.
It’s been a long time coming for Hopewell graduate Ronnie Walker, who’s eagerly been awaiting his Virginia debut. He's expected to team up with Wayne Taulapapa and Shane Simpson in the Cavalier backfield.
Entering the 2018 season, Manchester head coach Tom Hall and his staff had an idea that that particular campaign could be pretty special. 38 seniors graced the roster, along with 52 players who saw significant playing time the year before.
If things go to plan, VHSL sports will get going in about six weeks. When they do, will spectators be permitted? If so, will some family members have to choose between attending a game and feeling safe? One area school is taking steps to make sure that’s not a decision that fans need to make.
After Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced last week that 10 percent of stadiums and outdoor venues could be open to spectators, Washington NFL fans wondered when they might be able to pass through the gates of FedEx Field again. The short answer- not this Sunday against the Cowboys.
The PGA Tour Champions currently has no full-time Black players, but Kirk Triplett, who has been on the tour since 2012, has no problem speaking up when it comes to social justice movements. For Triplett, the phrase “Black Lives Matter” is personal.
Phil Mickelson is one of the most popular names in golf and has quite the resume, but missing from that are frequent trips to Virginia. Not since 1993 has Lefty teed up for an individual event in the commonwealth.
The Virginia running back and Hopewell product has been granted immediate eligibility by the NCAA, after initially having his waiver denied on two separate occasions. This was Walker’s second appeal after transferring from Indiana.
Recent years have found the fanfare of the first official college basketball practice wear off a bit. With all the offseason work teams are permitted to do, it’s become just another day on the calendar. 2020, however, is different.
The first four years of the tournament brought plenty of golf fans to the links and they were treated to fantastic tournaments. While the course will feel much more empty for the 2020 edition, organizers are still expecting some great golf.