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North Carolina Central rolls to win over Virginia Lynchburg

Sep. 24, 2022 20:50 PM EDT

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Davius Richard threw three touchdown passes, Chris Mosley had a 58-yard touchdown run and North Carolina Central defeated Virginia Lynchburg 59-14 on Saturday. Richard completed 12 of 17 passes for 148 yards and was intercepted twice. Mosley had three carries...

Delaware State rides freshman QB Henry to victory

Sep. 17, 2022 18:27 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Freshman backup quarterback C.J. Henry threw three touchdown passes and Delaware State breezed to a 35-19 victory over Division II-member Virginia Lynchburg on Saturday. Delaware State (2-1) starter Jared Lewis gave the Hornets a 7-6 lead in the first quarter...

College honors professor’s contribution to suffrage movement

Sep. 17, 2022 09:05 AM EDT

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Randolph College hosted a ceremony at Wimberly Recital Hall to unveil a marker honoring former English professor Nellie Powell. “This for me is now like the end of seven years of trying to get places identified,” Nancy Tate, Virginia coordinator of the...

Salter leads Liberty to 21-14 victory over UAB

Sep. 10, 2022 22:27 PM EDT

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Kaidon Salter passed for 202 yards and ran for a touchdown, leading Liberty to a 21-14 victory over UAB on Saturday. Dae Dae Hunter and Shedro Louis also had rushing touchdowns for the Flames (2-0). Salter led Liberty in rushing with 79 yards on 14 carries. He...

Presbyterian holds off NCCAA school Virginia Lynchburg 21-13

Sep. 10, 2022 17:10 PM EDT

CLINTON, S.C. (AP) — Nate Hayden passed for 253 yards and three touchdowns to help Presbyterian beat Virginia Lynchburg 21-13 on Saturday. Presbyterian edged a school from the National Christian College Athletic Association despite losing the turnover battle 4-1 — with two...

Creed Taylor, 'The Girl from Ipanema' producer, dead at 93

Aug. 24, 2022 15:41 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Creed Taylor, a prolific and innovative force in the evolution of jazz who worked with John Coltrane, Ray Charles and many others and a popularizer of Brazilian music who oversaw the recording of such classics as “The Girl from Ipanema” that helped made bossa nova a worldwide...

No charges for Virginia officers in fatal shooting

Jul. 19, 2022 09:33 AM EDT

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Law enforcement officers won't face charges in the fatal shooting of a woman who pointed a gun at them as she exited her burning home, a Virginia prosecutor announced Monday. Chelsae L. Clevenger-Kirk, 29, died after multiple officers fired at her as she...

Play tells story of filling in pools rather than integrating

Jul. 02, 2022 09:02 AM EDT

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — As American citizens celebrated freedom and liberty in their nation on Independence Day, 1961, a government founded on notions of the inalienable human rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness took action at a local level to deny those rights to their fellow...