Not-so-instant replay: Eagles need TD oddly reviewed twice
Upon further review, can the reversal of a touchdown have a review? The call was ruled a touchdown but the scoring play was under review. This review conclusively showed that Smith had control of the ball and kept his feet inbounds ("I kind of felt like Michael Jackson") and the Eagles scored the touchdown for a 20-3 lead.news.yahoo.com
All Blacks score 16 tries to beat United States 104-14
The All Blacks dealt a blow to United States rugby at the moment of its greatest ambition, posting a record 16-try, 104-14 win against an under-strength Eagles team on Saturday. After two matches in which their attack struggled against the stifling defense of South Africa, the All Blacks were able to thrive again, scoring their first try after 28 seconds in front of more than 40,000 fans at FedExField. United States Rugby has just announced an ambitious goal to host the Rugby World Cup in 2027, although 2031 is more likely.news.yahoo.com
Fighting online scams and fake social media accounts
CBS News' Dr. Tara Narula looks at online scams using fake social media accounts, after learning her husband's photos were stolen to create fake accounts. 60 Minutes+ Correspondent Laurie Segall joins “CBS Mornings” to discuss who is most at risk for these kinds of scams and how to protect yourself.news.yahoo.com
1st and 10 Camp Tour: Franklin Co. Eagles coming into Fall 2021 with high expectations
The weight room has improved under coach J.R. Edwards and it’s led to more physicality. New to the coaching staff former Cave Spring head coach Tim Fulton--making an impression with the quarterbacks and receivers. The Eagles also return a 3-year starter under center and talented skill guys -- all reasons the Eagles hope to soar high this season.
Making the grade: Colonels, Eagles reaping benefits from textbooks and playbooks
Our week 6 1st and 10 Game of the Week matchup features two Blue Ridge District teams in William Fleming and Franklin County--two programs that have let the success in the classroom guide them in the right direction on the field.
Racist, anti-Semitic and homophobic memes shared with Jones College Prep students prompt school to contact police
Screenshots shared with the Tribune show members of the Discord chat posting swastikas and other hate symbols. One member used a slur for gay people and wrote, “Pride month canceled.” In response to a question about who was attending the “eagle games” — the Jones team name is the Eagles — another user wrote of bringing an automatic rifle and shooting Jewish and dark-skinned people, who were described using a racial slur. Attached was an image stating, “The era of Jewish control is now over.”chicagotribune.com
Liberty falls to FGCU in ASUN Women’s Title game 84-62
KENNESAW, Ga. – Making its 22nd conference tournament title game appearance in 25 years, Sunday at the KSU Convocation Center, No. 1 seed FGCU claimed its eighth ASUN Women’s Basketball Championship title with an 84-62 triumph over the Lady Flames. Lytle averaged 21.0 ppg for the three-game tournament, earning her third consecutive ASUN All-Tournament Team award. Tishara Morehouse (15 points, 5 assists) and Aaliyah Stanley (12 points) joined Bell on the all-tournament team. AdThe all-tournament team was rounded out by the duo of Lipscomb’s Dorie Harrison and North Florida’s Rhetta Moore.
Franklin County flies past Staunton River in 45-21 win
Copyright 2021 by WSLS 10 - All rights reserved. FRANKLIN COUNTY, Va. – On Friday night, the Franklin County Eagles beat the Staunton River Golden Eagles, 45-21. Franklin County flies past Staunton River in 45-21 win A tale of two eaglesIf you need help with the Public File, call 540-512-1558.
The Latest: BC-Ga Tech men's hoops off, delays coach's debut
Boston College forward Andrew Kenny (23), who joined the team as a walk-on, congratulates teammates during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Wake Forest, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The Boston College men’s basketball game at Georgia Tech scheduled for Wednesday has been postponed. The Atlantic Coast Conference said the postponement was due to the continued quarantines and contact tracing within the Boston College program. Boston College is 3-13 overall and 1-9 in the ACC. The Flyers are scheduled to face Boston on Sunday outdoors at Lake Tahoe as part of a league event.
Radford falls to Winthrop on Friday night
RADFORD, Va. – The Radford men’s basketball team fell to Winthrop, 55-47, on Friday night inside the Dedmon Center. Radford held Winthrop to just 24.0 percent (6-for-25) shooting in the first 20 minutes, including a 0-for-7 stat line from long range. On the other end Radford shot 10.5 percent better (34.5 percent) and carried a four-point lead into halftime, 22-18. On the very next possession, a missed 3-pointer by Radford and a defensive rebound by Winthrop forced the Highlanders to foul with 25 seconds. AdStat of the GameAfter 25 second chance points a night ago for Winthrop, the Highlanders didn’t allow them to get any second chance points even though the team corralled 13 offensive rebounds.
The Latest: Michigan-Illinois men's hoops postponed
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___Michigan’s men’s basketball game Thursday against Illinois has been postponed. That came after several positive tests for a new COVID-19 variant that transmits at a higher rate. Michigan said it expects to resume the men’s basketball season Feb. 14 at Wisconsin. ___The Boston College women’s basketball team is going back into a COVID shutdown for the second time in a month. The Atlantic Coast Conference postponed BC’s next two games after a positive test and contact tracing within the program.
WATCH: Fleming and Radford boys get wins on the hardwoods Tuesday night
ROANOKE, Va. – On senior night at William Fleming, Mickey Hardy’s Colonels paced themselves in a 59-43 victory over Franklin County. In Daleville, the highly touted Radford Bobcats put their show on the road, earning a 65-55 win over Lord Botetourt. The three-point machine, Cam Cormany, tallied 23 points in the win for the Bobcats. Other scores from Tuesday night included:BOYS SCORES:Cave Spring 66, William Byrd 43E.C. Glass 74, Heritage 10Nelson County 46, Altavista 36Northside 46, Glenvar 42Patrick County 58, GW-Danville 8Patrick Henry-Roanoke 64, Salem 43Timberlake Christian 46, Blue Ridge Christian 22William Fleming 45, Franklin County 34
ODAC Hoops: Roanoke men win conference opener, Lynchburg women fall to Bridgewater
ROANOKE, Va. – After losing its season opener to Greensboro on Wednesday, the Roanoke College Maroons opened up ODAC play with much more intensity, leading to a 66-55 win over Hampden-Sydney. The Maroons, who were picked 4th as preseason favorites, welcomed the return of former Northside Viking Kasey Draper who made his season debut--tallying 16 points and 10 rebounds. At the Hive in Lynchburg, the women opened up ODAC play with Bridgewater. On the road, the Ferrum women also came up short to Randolph-Macon. The Yellow Jackets saw 4 players notch double-digit scoring performances including Cheridan Hatfield who lead with 16 points and Aimee Debell who added 15 points and 19 rebounds.
Radford’s Lytton commits to Boston College
RADFORD, Va. – Standout kicker Conor Lytton committed to take his talents to Boston College. The senior made it official on Monday morning after fielding offers from the likes of Rutgers and UConn. The 6-foot-2 kicker garnered all district and all region honors during his time as a Bobcat, which included game-winning kicks in big games.
Twenty 3-pointers carry the Hokies past Coppin State
The Hokies had several runs in the second half, including a nine-point run to go ahead 57-32 at the 14-minute mark. Another run followed a Coppin State timeout late in the second half. Coppin State went on a 9-0 run in the last minutes of the game, but it wasn’t enough to make up the lost ground against the Hokies. The Hokies held the lead throughout the game, scoring 58 points in the second half to win 97-57 against the Eagles. GAME NOTES-The Hokies forced 18 turnovers leading to 30 of the Hokies’ points.
Armstrong, balance lead Virginia past Boston College, 43-32
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Brennan Armstrong threw for a touchdown and ran 60 yards for another as Virginia beat Boston College 43-32 for its first victory ever against the Eagles. “Brennan Armstrong continues to be exceptional and continues to get better and better and better,” said head coach Bronco Mendenahll. I think they’re coached well. And I think their culture is strong I think they’re very competitive. I’m happy for our team.”“I think I’m getting better every game.
Franklin County high school sees 7 student-athletes make college commitments
ROCKY MOUNT, Va. – Seven Franklin County student athletes made decisions on where they will take their talents after leaving the Eagles nest. The school had commitments from it’s soccer, lacrosse and baseball programs. Maddie Chitwood will play soccer at the University of Lynchburg. Oscar Garcia will do the same at Bridgewater and his teammate Julian Nichols will be on the pitch at Ferrum. John Michael Holley will play baseball for Averett while his teammate Michael Williams will take the diamond at nearby Radford University.
Paradise football brings a community together 1 year after devastating Camp Fire
Flames tore the community apart, but football has helped to bring it back together. The undefeated Bobcats of Paradise High School may have been playing in top-seeded Eagles' territory recently, but you wouldn't have known it from the crowd. "If you look at the stands, the whole town of Paradise is here," said running back Lukas Hartley. It's been one year since 95% of Paradise was erased by the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California's history. Under Friday night lights, the Bobcats won, so next up are the division championships.cbsnews.com