| Nov 17, 2014
| 4:14 PM
Virginia's public universities represent a tremendous resource for the commonwealth, providing both preparation for the next generation of professionals and the type of research infrastructure that helps generate economic growth.
Yet, in order to remain...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 3:05 PM
Controversial professor Steven Salaita, whose job offer at the University of Illinois was rescinded after he made anti-Israel comments on social media, filed a lawsuit Monday alleging that the university has violated the state's open records law.
| Nov 12, 2014
| 4:59 PM
The Bay Rivers District has faithfully delivered a high percentage of state field hockey championships over the years, so it's hardly surprising that the league has moved many into the Division I ranks. Even so, it was hard not to be impressed when 10...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 1:25 PM
The tragic Florida State University shooting yesterday hit close to home, at least for legislators.
FSU, for those who don’t know, is little more than a football’s throw from the Florida State Capitol in Tallahassee.
So you’d think...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 9:30 PM
Virginia Tech sophomore cornerback Kendall Fuller was named a second-team All-American by USA Today and Walter Camp after amassing 50 tackles, breaking up 14 passes and returning an interception for a touchdown.
| Dec 11, 2014
| 8:28 PM
Nazareth has set the tone for its Jan. 14 home match against Bethlehem Catholic, designating it as a "Blue Out." It probably won't be the last time the teams wrestle this season.
District 11's defending team champs are wrestling in the same class this...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 3:38 PM
Nearly every Virginia Tech home game, Ken Ekanem sees the originator of some of his best pass-rush moves standing on his own sideline in the form of Bruce Smith.
It’s never a bad thing for a defensive end to emulate one of the best ever to have...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 4:46 AM
1. Bill Parcells claims in a new book "neophyte owner" Steve Ross contributed to his leaving the Dolphins. That could be true. But the full truth is what Parcells evidently doesn't address in the book: That he made critical mistakes in the football...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 6:03 PM
Human remains found in rural Virginia have been confirmed as belonging to missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, law enforcement officials announced Friday.
The remains were discovered last weekend in a rural area of southern Albemarle...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 3:41 PM
BLACKSBURG — Tucked away in one of the folders on his cell phone, Isaiah Ford stores some digital incentive.
Before he participated in his first practice at Virginia Tech, Ford punched in a couple notes to revisit during his freshman season....
| Oct 1, 2014
| 8:02 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — The man charged with abducting a University of Virginia student who went missing nearly three weeks ago was accused of sexual assault at Christopher Newport University 11 years ago.
Jesse L. Matthew Jr. — who police say also...