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Norfolk State stuffs NCCAA-level Virginia Lynchburg

Oct. 16, 2021 17:58 PM EDT

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Juwan Carter passed for two touchdowns and ran for a third to lead Norfolk State's 42-14 victory over NCCAA-member Virginia Lynchburg on Saturday. The Spartans (4-2) struck quickly, scoring 28 points in the first quarter on drives of 1, 3, 2, and 3...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 00:01 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Albemarle 52, Charlottesville 14 Amelia County 40, Cumberland 12 Amherst County 36, Rustburg 13 Appomattox 71, Nelson County 0 Atlantic Shores Christian 45, Blue Ridge...

Athletic trainer helps Rustburg students at alma mater

Oct. 10, 2021 09:04 AM EDT

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Catherine So wasn’t ever far away during that whirlwind 30 minutes or so last week, but she was constantly on the move. In a room tucked behind the gym at Rustburg High School, she asked and answered questions and provided instruction and treatment as she traveled...

Balanced offense leads Liberty past Middle Tennessee 42-13

Oct. 09, 2021 20:56 PM EDT

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Malik Willis threw for 222 yards and two touchdowns, Joshua Mack rushed for 91 yards and Liberty defeated Middle Tennessee 42-13 on Saturday. The Flames (5-1), an FCS independent, featured a balanced offense, running for 227 yards to go with...

Delaware St. cruises in blowout win over Va. Lynchburg

Oct. 09, 2021 18:39 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Michael Chris-Ike and Sy’Veon Wilkerson each topped the century mark in rushing yards and scored two touchdowns apiece and Delaware State beat NCCAA-member Virginia Lynchburg 56-6 on Saturday. Chris-Ike ran for 102 yards and Wilkerson 101. The...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 09, 2021 00:33 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Altavista 34, Dan River 21 Appomattox 56, Gretna 18 Bassett 67, Patrick County 0 Battlefield 27, John Champe 24 Bayside 29, Tallwood 13 Booker T....

Virginia pedestrian dies after hit-and-run vehicle accident

Sep. 26, 2021 11:29 AM EDT

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia say a pedestrian has died after being struck in a hit-and-run vehicle accident on the outskirts of a commercial area. The Lynchburg Police Department issued a news release saying officers were called to a residential block...

Old fire station in Virginia becomes themed Airbnb

Sep. 26, 2021 09:03 AM EDT

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Inside the garage of the firehouse, a 1956 pumper and ladder combination fire truck from Glasgow Volunteer Fire Department is the newest addition to the Fire Station 4 Airbnb on Rivermont Avenue. The restored truck still runs but didn’t fit...

Duquesne holds Virginia Lynchburg to 131 total yards

Sep. 25, 2021 17:58 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Billy Lucas had two of Duquesne's four rushing touchdowns, and the Dukes beat Virginia Lynchburg 56-7 on Saturday for their 14th straight home-opening win. Lucas only carried it three times for 39 yards. Nine players ran it for Duquesne (2-1), gaining...

Willis accounts for 6 TDs, Liberty routs Old Dominion, 45-17

Sep. 18, 2021 22:10 PM EDT

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Malik Willis threw for four touchdowns and ran for two more as Liberty shut out Old Dominion in the second half to earn a 45-17 in a non-conference game Saturday. Liberty had three third-quarter sacks and held the Monarchs to minus-1 yard of...