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UVA’s Kemp IV aims to make big impact as receiver and returner

After learning the ropes the past two seasons from a couple of guys who are now playing on Sundays, Virginia junior receiver Billy Kemp IV is getting his chance to shine.


Is Taulapapa going to carry the mail for UVA offense, or will it be a 3-headed monster?

Wayne Taulapapa, who improved as the season progressed in 2019, is back at the starting tailback spot. He’s backed up by Towson transfer Shane Simpson, who was a consensus 2018 All-American in FCS play, and by sophomore Perris Jones, who has played special teams.


Wahoo libero Morey named ACC Freshman of the Week

Virginia libero Madison Morey has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference Freshman of the Week after her performance in the Cavaliers’ season-opening win over The Citadel.


Dixon shares UVA stories on The Jerry Ratcliffe Show

On this week’s podcasted version of The Jerry Ratcliffe Show, one of the most tenacious linemen in UVA football history, All-American Mark Dixon, shares outrageous memories of playing for the Cavaliers during some of Virginia’s greatest seasons.


Bronco: We have more unknowns than Duke has unknowns

After practicing for 12 weeks and having somewhat prepared for five different season-opening opponents, Bronco Mendenhall is holding his breath that his Virginia football team will actually get to play a game this Saturday afternoon against Duke.


Duke’s Cutcliffe not sure what to expect from new-look UVA offense

Duke football coach David Cutcliffe has seen just about everything across his storied coaching career. You name it, he’s probably experienced it.


UVA reports 22 positive COVID-19 tests out of 703 over the past week

The Virginia athletics department announced Monday a total of 703 COVID-19 tests were administered to UVA student-athletes and staff over the last seven days (Sept. 14-20). Of those, 22 resulted in a positive test (3.1 percent).


UVA depth chart for Saturday against Duke released

Virginia football coach Bronco Mendenhall revealed the Cavaliers’ depth chart for Saturday’s season opener against Duke on Monday.


Backup QBs Thompson, Armstead could play other positions on field

With Brennan Armstrong named Virginia’s starting quarterback a few weeks ago, there have been questions launched at both offensive coordinator Robert Anae and quarterbacks coach Jason Beck about what roles transfer Keytaon Thompson and true freshman Ira Armstead might play in the Cavaliers’ offense.


Hoos blanked by Clemson on the road, 3-0

It was the first loss in a regular-season ACC match for the Cavaliers since a 2-0 loss to No. 14 Florida State on October 21 of the 2018 season.


Cavaliers earn season-opening sweep over The Citadel

Virginia rallied from an early first-set deficit to sweep The Citadel inside Memorial Gymnasium on Friday night in the season opener for the Cavaliers.


Lefty Armstrong braces for challenge of leading Virginia at quarterback

Brennan Armstrong fits nicely into the role of Virginia’s new starter. If there are any questions about Armstrong’s abilities, then experts on UVA football should calm the nerves of its followers.


Keswick’s Miller wins 63rd VSGA Women’s Senior Am

Miller, a long-hitting native Texan who prides herself on the ability to scramble, showed both facets on the championship-clinching 14th hole.


UVA men’s soccer geared for another run at College Cup

Coming off a season where they were ACC champions, No. 1 overall seed, and the eventual national runner-up, the Cavaliers will be facing a new set of obstacles on their path back to the College Cup.


UVA opens 2020 season Friday against The Citadel

Virginia volleyball opens its 2020 campaign on Friday when the Cavaliers host The Citadel at 6 p.m. in Memorial Gymnasium.


Hoos open ACC play with 1-1 draw at Duke

The Virginia women’s soccer team opened ACC play on the road Thursday night, playing Duke to a 1-1 draw at Koskinen Stadium.


UVA-VT Commonwealth Clash rescheduled for Dec. 12

The Atlantic Coast Conference announced Thursday that Virginia’s postponed road football game at Virginia Tech has been rescheduled for Saturday, Dec. 12.


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