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POLL ALERT: Houston is No. 1 in the AP Top 25 for 1st time in 39 years; Texas, Virginia next after major poll shakeup

Nov. 28, 2022 12:02 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — POLL ALERT: Houston is No. 1 in the AP Top 25 for 1st time in 39 years; Texas, Virginia next after major poll shakeup.

California police: Virginia man killed family, took teenager

Nov. 28, 2022 11:32 AM EST

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — The suspect in a triple homicide in Southern California who died in a shootout with police was a Virginia law enforcement officer who police believe drove across the country to meet a teenage girl before killing three members of her family. Austin Lee...

City to hold vigil honoring those killed in Walmart shooting

Nov. 28, 2022 01:12 AM EST

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — The city of Chesapeake, Virginia, has scheduled a candlelight vigil for Monday evening that will honor and remember the victims of last week's mass shooting at a Walmart store. Six employees were killed and six people were wounded by a store supervisor late...

Black pastors group holds vigil for Walmart shooting victims

Nov. 27, 2022 21:43 PM EST

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — Five days have passed since Lorenzo Gamble was killed in a mass shooting at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia. His mother, Linda Gamble, hasn't been able to do much of anything, including eat, because she misses him so much. “It's been really hard because...

No. 11 Virginia Tech women overwhelm Longwood 89-28

Nov. 27, 2022 16:34 PM EST

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Elizabeth Kitley had a double-double, Kayana Traylor added a double-double off the bench, and No. 11 Virginia Tech rolled over Longwood 89-28 on Sunday. Kitley had 23 points and 14 rebounds for the Hokies. Traylor had 11 points, 10 rebounds, five assists and...

Walmart shooting claims teen, young woman, father, mother

Nov. 27, 2022 14:48 PM EST

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — A 16-year-old helping his family. A custodian and father of two. A mother with wedding plans. A happy-go-lucky guy. A longtime employee. That’s how friends and family described some of the six people killed at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia, when a...

Stanley's 15 help Old Dominion beat East Carolina 71-50

Nov. 26, 2022 22:26 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Ben Stanley had 15 points in Old Dominion's 71-50 win over East Carolina on Saturday night. Stanley shot 5 of 10 from the field and 5 for 7 from the line for the Monarchs (4-3). Chaunce Jenkins scored 14 points while going 4 of 12 from the floor, including 1 for...

McGhee has 23 in Liberty's 80-53 victory against Delaware St

Nov. 26, 2022 20:07 PM EST

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Darius McGhee had 23 points in Liberty's 80-53 win over Delaware State on Saturday night. McGhee shot 9 for 13, including 5 for 8 from beyond the arc for the Flames (4-3). Brody Peebles scored 12 points while going 5 of 7 from the field. Shiloh Robinson was 4...

Centeio leads JMU in 47-7 romp of No. 23 Coastal Carolina

Nov. 26, 2022 18:04 PM EST

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — James Madison knew when it made the jump to the Bowl Subdivision this season that conference championships would not be available right away because of NCAA transition rules. So the Dukes turned their final game of the year into a bowl game and came away...

Richmond routs Davidson 41-0 in FCS first round playoff

Nov. 26, 2022 17:01 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Reece Udinski threw two touchdown passes, Milan Howard ran for two more and Richmond beat Davidson 41-0 on Saturday in the first round of the Football Championship Series playoffs. Richmond (9-3), ranked 14th in the FCS coaches poll, will face second-ranked...