LYNCHBURG -- Fourth-seeded Washington and Lee registered the second straight upset of the 2013 Old Dominion Athletic Conference baseball tournament with a 7-4 victory over No. 23 Shenandoah on Thursday.
CHARLOTTESVILLE -- The No. 5 Virginia baseball team used three big innings to score a season-high 16 runs in a 16-8 triumph over James Madison on Wednesday night at Davenport Field. Virginia (37-6) scored five times in the first and eighth innings and four in the fourth as it posted its sixth straight victory.
WINCHESTER -- There's plenty of work to be done to perfect Brooke Rosenberg's throwing motion. That's understandable -- four-year-olds aren't known for their accuracy, and Brooke has the advantage of having an expert in her corner.
HARRISONBURG -- James Madison University Director of Athletics Jeff Bourne announced Tuesday that head coach Matt Brady has signed a new contract as leader of the men's basketball program. The deal extends Brady's commitment to JMU through the 2016-17 season.
HARRISONBURG -- Senior outfielder Colby Roberts strung together one of the best performances of the season by a James Madison University player to earn Louisville Slugger National Player of the Week recognition from Collegiate Baseball to go along with the Colonial Athletic Association's weekly honor, while sophomore right-hander Chris Huffman strung together four impressive relief outings to share CAA Pitcher of the Week recognition.
HARRISONBURG - Sophomore Chad Carroll's two-run double in the eighth was the game winner and senior Colby Roberts added a two-run single for a four-run uprising as James Madison pushed past Georgia State 8-5 in the final game of a Colonial Athletic Association series on Sunday afternoon at Veterans Memorial Park.
WILLIAMSBURG -- Junior Amy Roguski scored a career-high six goals to lead the James Madison women's lacrosse team to an 18-7 win at William and Mary in Colonial Athletic Association action on Friday afternoon.
HARRISONBURG -- The James Madison University women's basketball team topped North Carolina State 72-66 in the second round of the Women's National Invitation Tournament Sunday afternoon at the JMU Convocation Center.
This will not be yet another BCS-bashing diatribe.
There will be no elegant playoff solutions here.
That doesn't mean wishful thinking is off-limits, though. After all, it is the holiday season.
TCU got a big present on Monday, when the school's board of trustees voted unanimously to accept an invitation to join the Big East Conference in all sports starting in the 2012-13 school year ... or rather, football season since this move is purely, completely and transparently 100 percent about football.
WINCHESTER -- After dropping behind 4-0 in the first two minutes of play to Shenandoah University, Mary Washington took almost the entire game to recover, but recover they did to topple the Hornets 83-72 in overtime during the final game of the 2010 South Region Challenge at Shingleton Gym.
"We didn't start very well and they jumped on us early," Eagles coach Ron Wood said. "We always fight hard to get back into the game, but tonight was the first time we've actually been successful, so I'm very pleased with our effort."
WINCHESTER -- The Shenandoah University women's basketball team used a strong shooting performance to down Hood College 80-51 in a non-league contest Sunday night.
Shenandoah (2-3) snaps a three-game losing streak with the win over the Blazers (4-1) and shot a season-best 53 percent from the field in the process.
The 80 points scored is also a season-best, with coach Michelle Guyant-Holloway's club earning free chicken wings for the 209 in attendance due to an athletic department promotion.
Usually those are words that excite many women around the country. Many women can't wait to go out and shop all day and night, running up their credit card bills and having a girls day out.