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A full slate of games over the past weekend involving the 804’s college teams. Perhaps the most shocking news was VCU losing two in a row, after Thursday’s upsert loss at UR, the then 19th-ranked Rams fell at home Saturday night to LaSalle University at the Siegal Center. VCU has now fallen out of the […]

The first installment of the “Battle Of The Bay” takes place on Saturday night at Joe Echols Arena as Norfolk State University entertains their arch-rivals, the Pirates of Hampton University. The Spartans have won five in a row and are undefeated in the MEAC coming off a huge win over Morgan State earlier in the […]

Just a couple of years ago, the VCU Rams and the Richmond Spiders had the attention of the national sportsworld as both were marching through the NCAA Tournament. The Spiders fell just short of the Sweet Sixteen, while the Rams eventually wound up in the Final Four, putting Richmond, VA on the sports map in […]

After 11 years of defeat in the annual Freedom Classic, and 23 consecutive regular-season losses and to Virginia Union University, forgive the alumni, fans and players at my alama mater Virginia State if their celebration is a bit lengthy this week after beating the Panthers for the first time since 2002. Wow! That seems like […]

College Hoops around the 804 this weekend have the VCU Rams and the Richmond Spiders both on the road in Atlantic 10 Conference play. Coming off their first A-10 win on Wednesday over Dayton, the Rams take their 10-game win streak and national ranking to New York to battle St. Bonaventure on Saturday. VCU jumped […]

          It’s only the beginning of March but already the ‘Madness’ has begum around the Old Dominion.  The VCU Rams win the Colonial crown and an automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament, but no postseason play for the UR Spiders this year as Richmond was defeated  by LaSalle  in the first round of the Atlantic 10 […]

The VCU Rams continue to find their groove after a slow start to the 2011 season, picking up yet another home win over Alabama-Birmingham on Tuesday night at Siegel Center to improve their record to 8-3.  VCU has now won five straight.  Meanwhile, Richmond is now 7-5 after defeating the Monarchs of Old Dominion at the Robins Center on Tuesday in […]

The University of Virginia’s basketball team continued its fast start with yet another big win over George Mason 68-48 at JPJ Arena to improve their mark to 8-1.   VCU and Richmond were the State’s toast of the Sportsworld back in March when the “madness” was at fever pitch as both city schools went to the […]

          The 2011 college football season actually got underway last Saturday with the Virginia Union University Panthers defeating CIAA rival St. Augustine’s College 12-0 in Richmond.  The rest of the state’s teams will begin play this Saturday, September 3rd.  Virginia State University will renew its rivalry with Norfolk State in the Labor Day Classic at […]

The University of Richmond defeated Dayton on Saturday in Atlantic City to win the Atlantic-10 Championship and the automatic bid to the NCAA tournament, which gets underway this week at various sites.  The Spiders will travel to Denver, Colorado to face SEC member Vanderbilt on Thursday.  Coach Chris Mooney’s team is one of five Virginia […]

While the VCU Rams sit patiently on the bubble awaiting Sunday’s NCAA selection show, the Richmond Spiders still have a chance to take matters into their own hands.  UR will open play in the Atlantic 10 tournament tonight in Atlantic City vs. Rhode Island.  The Monarchs of ODU are already in by virtue of their […]

In Holiday Hoops, the VCU Rams, now 10-3 and winners of seven straight after a 76-75 OT victory Thursday at Akron, are done for 2011.  VCU returns to action Tuesday in New York at Hofstra.  The Spiders of UR moved to 9-6 with their 78-58 blowout of UNC-Greensboro Friday night at the Robins Center.  UVA is now 12-1 coming off Friday’s 57-50 […]