Topic: Sports

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Coal Miners’ (Favorite) Son

Coal Miners’ (Favorite) Son

Jones establishes scholarship fund for Southwest Virginians

Thomas and Betty Jones were determined that their seven children would not follow them into the coal mines of Southwest Virginia. They insisted that the children take their education...

Spring 2007

Reigning Monarch

Reigning Monarch

Boucek lands WNBA coaching job

Even while she played basketball, people predicted that Jenny Boucek (Educ ’97) would be a coach one day. She never listened. “I have that rebel streak in me,...

Spring 2007

Heartfelt Gesture

Heartfelt Gesture

Lacrosse alum’s loss is charity’s gain

A UVA grad and professional lacrosse player turns a losing season into a chance to do good.

Winter 2006

Eight Straight … and Counting

Eight Straight … and Counting

Men’s swimming aims to keep ACC title streak alive

The rest of the ACC’s men’s swimming teams may have missed their best chance of ending “The Streak.”

Virginia won the...

Winter 2006

World Class

World Class

UVA trio helps U.S. rugby to fifth-place World Cup finish

Jamie Burke (Educ ’02, ’05) was wandering through the Student Activities Fair early in her first year at UVA when she was waylaid by a rugby player. “She...

Winter 2006

Verbatim

Verbatim

“If you want to find out who Tiki and I are, we are a 100-percent reflection of our mother and what she’s...

Winter 2006

Going to the Mat

Going to the Mat

Alumnus Garland brings high energy to wrestling program

If you talk with Steve Garland (Col ’00), it’s clear that UVA’s new wrestling coach is the human incarnation of Jolt cola (1980s-era slogan: &ldquo...

Winter 2006

The Power of Two

The Power of Two

The parallel lives of Tiki and Ronde Barber

Tiki and Ronde Barber are in the midst of record-setting careers in the National Football League. Their lives off the field are equally impressive.

Spring 2006

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Highlights

Galaxy Quest

Galaxy Quest

Sandy Liss (Grad ’14, ’19), Sabrina Stierwalt and Chris Wiens’ (Col ’17) findings could give astronomers new data about how galaxies formed.

North of Eden

North of Eden

Old vs. new, UVA past vs. UVA future: North Grounds gives a nod to Jeffersonian design, but at a distance.