Porter Dickie


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Earned, not given

As spring camp drew to a close Saturday with the Spring Football Festival, Mendenhall was pleased with the progress his players have made.

PARTING SHOT: My metamorphosis

Thanks to The Cavalier Daily, for turning a shy and unsure caterpillar into a strong, confident, sports-reporting, video loving Luna moth.

Breaking barriers

Growing up in Croatia, the first ball junior shot thrower Filip Mihaljevic came in contact with was a soccer ball. 

Excited for a challenge

Four years ago, when Leah Smith participated in her first Olympic Trials, the thought of actually making it to London was not a feasible task in her mind.

Wynne-ing

If you had told distance runner Henry Wynne when he was starting high school that he would one day win the NCAA national championship in the men’s mile, he would have laughed at you.

Shane reflects on singles title, time at U.Va.

When you ask any athlete their favorite memory on the court, their thoughts probably go straight to the biggest success of their career. For senior tennis player Ryan Shane, his immediate answer was the NCAA national championship.

Rising up to the challenge

At the end of last year’s football season, many people looked at the Virginia program with disappointment. Across the country in Provo, Utah, Bronco Mendenhall looked at it as something quite different: a challenge.

Two is better than one

For lots of kids, sports is a place to meet your best friend. This wasn’t the case for Kelly and Brooke. They had been best friends for around five years by the time they picked up their first lacrosse sticks in kindergarten.

Stepping up to bat

Of the 29 Cavaliers who were part of the first national championship program in Virginia baseball history, only 18 are returning for the 2016 season. Joining them will be 17 rookie players.

Family vibes

For sophomore guard Mikayla Venson, family means everything.

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