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Georgetown wins NCAA title, beating Virginia on penalty kick

Dec. 15, 2019 11:32 PM EST

CARY, N.C. (AP) — Georgetown goalkeeper Tomas Romero stopped Virginia's Axel Gunnarsson in the seventh round of penalty kicks to give the Hoyas their first NCAA men’s soccer championship Sunday night. The teams fought through two scoreless 10-minute overtime periods after finishing regulation tied...

Carey gets 400th win with No. 22 West Virginia women

Dec. 15, 2019 6:30 PM EST

CHARLESTON, W. Va. (AP) — Tynice Martin hit four 3-pointers and scored 22 points, leading No. 22 West Virginia to a 72-55 win over Norfolk State on Sunday, giving coach Mike Carey his 400th with the Mountaineers. Kari Niblack added 14 points and 10 rebounds for West Virginia, which was playing the game at...

Knight carries William & Mary past Goucher 90-30

Dec. 15, 2019 3:31 PM EST

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Nathan Knight had 15 points and 11 rebounds as William & Mary beat Division III Goucher 90-30 on Sunday. Andy Van Vliet added 11 points and 13 rebounds for the Tribe. Jihar Williams had 10 points for William & Mary (8-3), which earned its fourth straight home victory....

Francis leads Richmond over Coll. Of Charleston 78-71

Dec. 14, 2019 7:50 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Blake Francis had 20 points as Richmond topped College of Charleston 78-71 on Saturday. Grant Golden had 17 points and seven rebounds for Richmond (9-1), which won its fourth straight game. Nathan Cayo added 11 points and Andre Gustavson had 10 points for the home team....

James Madison shuts out Northern Iowa 17-0 in FCS quarters

Dec. 14, 2019 1:14 AM EST

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — Percy Agyei-Obese ran 33 times for 124 yards and a touchdown and No. 2 seed James Madison dominated defensively in a 17-0 win over Northern Iowa in the FCS playoff quarterfinals on Friday night. James Madison (13-1) won its 13th straight and will face No. 3 seed Weber State in the...

Boy, 13, arrested in killing of Barnard College freshman

Dec. 13, 2019 11:58 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A 13-year-old boy was arrested Friday in the stabbing death of a Barnard College freshman who was approached in a park by as many as three youths as she ventured from her New York City campus on the eve of final exams. The arrest of such a young suspect added another tragic element to the...

Man faces life sentence in bizarre failed kidnapping plot

Dec. 13, 2019 12:12 PM EST

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — A Florida man is facing a life sentence after pleading guilty in a failed plot to kidnap five children from Virginia and kill their parents. Federal prosecutors in Virginia said Frank Jesse Amnott, 31, pleaded guilty Wednesday to three charges in the 2018 plot. One of the charges...

Police remove car over similarity to one used in attack

Dec. 13, 2019 6:44 AM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Charlottesville Police Department is taking a Dodge Challenger out of service because of its similarity to the car used in a fatal attack during a 2017 white supremacist rally. The city announced the decision in a news release Thursday. City Manager Tarron Richardson said...

Something in the Water to show Post Malone, A$AP Rocky, more

Dec. 13, 2019 5:51 AM EST

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The 2020 lineup for the Something in the Water music festival in Virginia includes Post Malone, Chance the Rapper, Pharrell and Friends, A$AP Rocky, Tyler, the Creator, and more. The lineup was first announced Thursday at schools in Virginia Beach, where festival organizer...

Virginia city says Michael Vick owes $70K in unpaid taxes

Dec. 12, 2019 8:11 PM EST

HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — Former football star Michael Vick owes tens of thousands of dollars in unpaid taxes on luxury cars that he owned in Virginia, officials said. Officials said Vick owes the city of Hampton about $70,000, the Daily Press of Newport News reported Thursday. Vick lived in Virginia after...