Posts Tagged Virginia

Colonial Downs dispute heads to racing panel

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Colonial Downs’ CEO Jeffrey Jacobs is announcing at a meeting of the Virginia Racing Commission that the track will close Nov 1.

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Duke looks to extend recent dominance of Virginia

Duke wide receiver Jamison Crowder (3) is brought down by Georgia Tech safety Isaiah Johnson (1) in the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, in Atlanta.  Duke won 31-25. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Even during Duke’s worst years under David Cutcliffe, the Blue Devils could always count on beating Virginia.

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Hokies look to keep road success going at Pitt

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — There’s a somewhat troubling common thread for Virginia Tech in its two most impressive victories of the season: both came on the road, away from the 60,000 screaming Hokies fans that fill Lane Stadium.

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Nebraska AP high school football rankings

Here are the Associated Press Nebraska high school football rankings in Classes A through D-2. Listings include name of school, season record, previous week’s ranking, previous week’s result and this week’s opponent (NR-not ranked). The rankings are based on a formula that includes ratings from the Omaha World-Herald and Lincoln Journal Star plus experts for each class. Class A: Dale Miller, Grand Island Independent. Class B: Jeff Fielder, Scottsbluff Star-Herald. Class C1: Tom Behmer, Norfolk Daily News. Class C2: Brent Wasinius, Fremont Tribune. Class D1: Andrew Bottrell, North Platte Telegraph. Class D2: Nick Blasnitz, Hastings Tribune.

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Hokies’ Beamer: Stanford working to practice again

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer says wide receiver Joshua Stanford is back with the football program and working to get on the field with his teammates.

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