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Virginia continues to own Pitt downing Panthers 66-61

Jan. 19, 2022 23:54 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Reece Beekman had 19 points, Jayden Gardner scored 14 and Virginia continued its bedevilment of Pitt beating the Panthers 66-61 on Wednesday night. In securing its eighth straight win over the Panthers, Virginia (11-7, 5-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) moved its...

Amazon plans to open new central Indiana warehouse this year

Jan. 13, 2022 11:41 AM EST

FRANKLIN, Ind. (AP) — Amazon plans to open a new warehouse in central Indiana this year that the online retail giant says will bring hundreds of new jobs to the area. Amazon is leasing the 510,000-square-foot (47,380-square-meter) warehouse along Interstate 65 in Franklin, about 20...

Franklin College gets gift of 29 acres worth $1.8 million

Jan. 05, 2022 17:37 PM EST

FRANKLIN, Ind. (AP) — Franklin College said it has received a gift of land valued at $1.8 million. The 29 acres near campus will become a biological field station for students and instructors, the college said. The donation was made by Southpoint Farm LLC, formerly...

Toddler strapped in car seat of disabled car killed in crash

Jan. 04, 2022 18:36 PM EST

FRANKLIN, Ind. (AP) — A toddler strapped inside a car seat died Tuesday when the disabled car the child was in was struck by a pickup truck, Indiana State Police said. The child and car seat were in the rear seat of a car partially in the left lane of Interstate 65 northbound near...

Gardner scores 29, Virginia routs Fairleigh Dickinson 82-49

Dec. 18, 2021 16:48 PM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Jayden Gardner scored a season-high 29 points and Virginia routed Fairleigh Dickinson 82-49 on Saturday. Gardner, a senior transfer from East Carolina, made 14 of 18 shots and had six rebounds. Armaan Franklin, a junior who played at Indiana last season,...

Tuesday's Scores

Nov. 24, 2021 04:00 AM EST

GIRLS PREP BASKETBALL= Almond-Bancroft 65, Tigerton 20 Altoona 41, Prescott 36 Appleton East 63, Notre Dame 45 Appleton West 76, Green Bay East 6 Ashwaubenon 44, Sheboygan Falls 22 ...

Penn State's Franklin agrees to $75M, 10-year extension

Nov. 23, 2021 17:58 PM EST

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State football coach James Franklin agreed to a new 10-year contract Tuesday that will guarantee him at least $75 million through 2031. Franklin and Penn State’s Board of Trustees agreed to the terms, which include a yearly base salary...

Friday's Scores

Nov. 12, 2021 23:24 PM EST

PREP FOOTBALL= Loyola College Prep 41, Haynes Academy 0 Manchester Aca., Miss. 42, Claiborne 36 LHSAA State Tournament= First Round= Class 1A= Arcadia 26, East...

Franklin, Gardner lead No. 25 Virginia past Radford, 73-52

Nov. 12, 2021 22:18 PM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Armaan Franklin scored 21 points, Jayden Gardner had 18 and No. 25 Virginia rediscovered its offense after a season-opening embarrassment, beating Radford 73-52 on Friday night. The Cavaliers (1-1), who were beaten 66-58 by Navy on Tuesday...

Navy tops Virginia, 1st win over ranked foe since Robinson

Nov. 10, 2021 00:13 AM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — John Carter Jr. scored 19 points, Sean Yoder added 15 and Navy got its first win over a ranked team since the David Robinson era, stunning No. 25 Virginia 66-58 in the season opener for both teams on Tuesday night. The Midshipmen beat a team...