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  • Brewer and Hokies win opener vs. William and Mary

    Brewer and Hokies win opener vs. William and Mary

    Saturday, August 30 2014 10:53 PM EDT2014-08-31 02:53:49 GMT
    JIMMY ROBERTSONAssociated PressBLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) - Michael Brewer threw for 251 yards with two touchdown passes, and Virginia Tech beat William Mary 34-9 in the season-opener for both teams on Saturday.Brewer, a transfer from Texas Tech, completed 23 of 30 passes, including touchdown passes of 13 yards to Isaiah Ford and 8 yards to Bucky Hodges.Virginia Tech pulled away by scoring on three straight drives and four...
    JIMMY ROBERTSONAssociated PressBLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) - Michael Brewer threw for 251 yards with two touchdown passes, and Virginia Tech beat William Mary 34-9 in the season-opener for both teams on Saturday.Brewer, a transfer from Texas Tech, completed 23 of 30 passes, including touchdown passes of 13 yards to Isaiah Ford and 8 yards to Bucky Hodges.Virginia Tech pulled away by scoring on three straight drives and four...
  • North Cross looks strong against VES

    North Cross looks strong against VES

    Saturday, August 30 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-08-30 21:00:03 GMT
    WSLS's 1st and 10 extended over in to Saturday during week one of the high school football season. North Cross hosted Virginia Episcopal in a game dominated by the Raiders. The Raiders defense was hungry all game long, and the Bishops quaretback Paddy Cotter didn't have much time to get things done in the pocket. The raiders showed off many of their offensive threats, with Maurice Garrison, Dre Colston, Justin Wright ...
    WSLS's 1st and 10 extended over in to Saturday during week one of the high school football season. North Cross hosted Virginia Episcopal in a game dominated by the Raiders. The Raiders defense was hungry all game long, and the Bishops quaretback Paddy Cotter didn't have much time to get things done in the pocket. The raiders showed off many of their offensive threats, with Maurice Garrison, Dre Colston, Justin Wright ...
  • UCLA scrapes by over UVA

    UCLA scrapes by over UVA

    Saturday, August 30 2014 4:52 PM EDT2014-08-30 20:52:48 GMT
    HANK KURZ Jr.AP Sports WriterCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - UCLA scored three defensive touchdowns before Brett Hundley led them on a critical second-half scoring drive and the No. 7 Bruins escaped Virginia 28-20 in the opener for both teams Saturday.Hundley, widely regarded as one of the nation's top quarterbacks, was harassed all day by Virginia's pressure defense, and made the biggest play of the day for UCLA with his...
    HANK KURZ Jr.AP Sports WriterCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - UCLA scored three defensive touchdowns before Brett Hundley led them on a critical second-half scoring drive and the No. 7 Bruins escaped Virginia 28-20 in the opener for both teams Saturday.Hundley, widely regarded as one of the nation's top quarterbacks, was harassed all day by Virginia's pressure defense, and made the biggest play of the day for UCLA with his...
The Big Dance has invaded the Championship City once again, as Salem continues its long tradition of hosting NCAA games with the Division III men's quarter and semi-finals.
      In Friday's quarterfinal action,  Thomas Orr scored 14 of his game-high 26 points in the second half and spearheaded Mary Hardin Baylor's run to a 69-66 come-from-behind victory over St. Mary's in the Elite 8 Round of the NCAA Division III Men's Basketball Tournament Friday in Salem.  St. Mary's (27-4),  had four players finish in double figures in the scoring column, led by James Davenport with 16 points. 

         Mary-Hardin Baylor trailed 32-26 at the half..and 51-42 with 11 minutes remaining at the Salem Civic Center.  The Crusaders then began to rally,  and the Seahawks' long-range shots started hitting off the front of the rim, allowing the Crusaders to outscore SMC 27-15 down the stretch.  Sidney Deloach hit consecutive jumpers to start the run, and Orr followed with three buckets within a 1:40 stretch to cut highlight the charge.

       St Thomas will take on Mary Hardin Baylor in one semifinal on Saturday at 6pm , while Amherst and North Central(Ill) will play the nightcap at 8:30. The winners head to Atlanta for the National Championship as part of the Final 4 celebration.

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