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Tennessee Tech overwhelms Virginia Lynchburg 56-13

Oct. 23, 2021 18:28 PM EDT

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — David Gist and Jordan Brown ran for two touchdowns each and Tennessee Tech gained 299 yards rushing in a 56-13 victory over NCCAA-member Virginia Lynchburg on Saturday. Gist had 13 carries for 127 yards and Brown carried 15 times for 110. The...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 23, 2021 00:04 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Abingdon 42, Ridgeview 12 Albemarle 21, Goochland 0 Appomattox 55, Chatham 27 Atlee 48, Armstrong 8 Battlefield 53, Osbourn Park 0 Benedictine 26,...

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...