Topic: Sports

Sports Shorts

Sports Shorts

A famous lacrosse player, a winning tennis duo, a golfer makes history and a third baseman earns a spot in an all-star game.

Fall 2009

Half-Horse, Half-Human

Half-Horse, Half-Human

Two UVA polo teams win national championships

UVA men's and women's teams are the rough and tumble champions of the game of kings.

Fall 2009

Change Is in the Air

Change Is in the Air

Cavaliers to sport new look this fall

What can we look forward to during the upcoming football season?

Fall 2009

Lapping It Up

Lapping It Up

Mei Christensen savors team's success while setting personal records galore

Christensen is an ACC record-setting explosion and she snagged All-American honors in the 100 backstroke, 200 back and 400 medley relay.

Fall 2009

Playground Smack-down

Playground Smack-down

Chris Glasser wins 2009 four square world championship

When asked why he would pursue a sport like four square, Glasser is circumspect: “Why? Because it’s silly.”

July 14, 2009

The Need for Speed

The Need for Speed

John Sinders chases racing dreams in Dubai

John Sinders owns Khaleji Motorsport, which competes in the branch of auto racing that features cars like Porsche and Ferrari, and gets behind the wheel himself.

Summer 2009

In a League of His Own

In a League of His Own

Bills owner Ralph Wilson Jr. voted into Pro Football Hall of Fame

For his efforts over the years, Wilson has been elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, along with former Bills defensive end Bruce Smith. Wilson’s contributions ranged from lending the Oakland Raiders $400,000 in 1962 to being a key voice in negotiations to avoid a players’ strike in 1977.

Summer 2009

New Uniform, Familiar Role

New Uniform, Familiar Role

Angela Hucles still at the center of women's soccer

Angela Hucles made history at the University of Virginia, and she’s still making history as a professional.

Summer 2009

Landlocked? No Problem, Dude

Landlocked? No Problem, Dude

Surf Club members hit the road to catch waves

There is little chance that six-foot swells would ever break in the Dell pond, but members of the Surf Club would be the first to catch them if they do.

Summer 2009

Bennett Begins

Bennett Begins

Virginia welcomes new basketball coach

Tony Bennett leaves Washington State University to become the new basketball coach at UVA.

Summer 2009

Downhill Racers

Downhill Racers

The Virginia Alpine Ski and Snowboard Team hits the slopes

The Virginia Alpine Ski and Snowboard Team hits the slopes

March 17, 2009

Comings & Goings

Comings & Goings

Notice some names missing from spring sports rosters? Here's a look at who’s moving into their spots.

Spring 2009

Where Sabres Cross

Where Sabres Cross

Fencing club builds character; wins medals

Fencing club builds character; wins medals

Spring 2009

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