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Rain pushes PGA Tour Champions' final round to Monday

Oct. 20, 2019 2:38 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Heavy rain forecast to last throughout the day forced the postponement of the third round of the PGA Tour Champions event on Sunday. The Dominion Energy Charity Classic, the first of three tournaments in the tour's Charles Schwab Cup playoffs, will resume on the Country Club of...

Rawlings throws for 4 TDs; Yale rallies, beat Richmond 28-27

Oct. 20, 2019 3:57 AM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Kurt Rawlings threw four touchdown passes and Yale scored 14 points in the final 83 seconds to beat Richmond 28-27 on Saturday night. Rawlings was 25-of-42 passing for 249 yards with no interceptions and Reed Klubnik had eight receptions for 90 yards and two touchdowns —...

Calvert airs it out with 5TDs; Liberty downs Maine 59-44

Oct. 19, 2019 10:39 PM EDT

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Stephen Calvert threw for five touchdowns and passed the 10,000-yard passing mark for his career and Liberty beat Maine 59-44 on Saturday. The Flames have won three straight home games and are 8-2 at Williams Stadium since joining the FBS ranks in 2018. Liberty now has won five...

Patterson's conversion lifts Virginia Tech over UNC in 6 OTs

Oct. 19, 2019 9:54 PM EDT

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Fans who attended the Virginia Tech-North Carolina game certainly got their money's worth Saturday evening. The Hokies themselves actually got much, much more. In a game that took six overtimes and more than four hours to play, Virginia Tech finally put away the Tar Heels when...

Perkins, defense lead Virginia in 48-14 rout of Duke

Oct. 19, 2019 9:12 PM EDT

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Bronco Mendenhall was at a loss to explain how Virginia's game against Duke turned into a blowout. So were his players. "I thought it would come down to the last possession, so holy cow," Mendenhall said. Bryce Perkins ran for three touchdowns and Wayne Taulapapa ran for two as...

Prairie View A&M beats Virginia Lynchburg 51-0

Oct. 19, 2019 8:35 PM EDT

PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) — Jared Scott caught four passes for 145 yards and two touchdowns to help Prairie View A&M beat Virginia Lynchburg 51-0 on Saturday. Jalen Morton started at quarterback for the Panthers (3-4) and played the 1 ½ quarters before Tyriek Starks entered in relief. Morton passed...

James Madison rolls in 38-10 victory over William & Mary

Oct. 19, 2019 7:30 PM EDT

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Ben DiNucci threw for 250 yards and two touchdowns passes to lead James Madison to a 38-10 victory over William & Mary on Saturday. FCS second-ranked James Madison (7-1, 4-0 Colonial Athletic Association) has won seven straight since its season-opening 20-13 loss at West...

Parel, Tolles top PGA Tour Champions playoff opener

Oct. 19, 2019 6:07 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Scott Parel shot his second straight 6-under 66 on Saturday for a share of the lead with Tommy Tolles in the Dominion Energy Charity Classic, the first of three tournaments in the PGA Tour Champions' Charles Schwab Cup playoffs. Parel rebounded from a bogey on the par-4 15th with...

Parents sue Virginia school district over racist 2017 video

Oct. 19, 2019 3:37 PM EDT

HENRICO, Va. (AP) — The parents of a Virginia student who say their son was assaulted and bullied by his middle school football teammates in an incident captured on video two years ago are suing the school system. The video, which showed football players simulating sex acts on black students in a locker...

Exhibit on Jefferson's architecture weaves in slavery's role

Oct. 19, 2019 12:55 PM EDT

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — As an architect, Thomas Jefferson envisioned buildings for a new republic — not old-world kings. The domes and columns in his designs recalled ancient Greece and Rome to symbolize liberty and democracy. And yet enslaved Americans were involved in the actual construction. They...