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Minnesota awaits Holland's decision

Holland is the winningest coach in the program's history, leaving in 1990 to take over the athletic director position at Davidson, his alma mater. Holland has expressed concerns about Minnesota's impending NCAA probation for the academic fraud during the Clem Haskins regime.


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Virginia finishes eighth in Sears Cup rankings with lacrosse title

Virginia's intercollegiate athletic program continued its steady climb to the upper tier of national Division I schools, claiming an eighth-place finish in the prestigious Sears Directors' Cup rankings this year. "It's important for any major athletic department to feel that they should be competitive in the Sears Cup," Cavalier swimming coach Mark Bernardino said.


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Ellis readies for his debut as starting QB

The best Dan Ellis story turns out not to be true, after all. He didn't request the phonebook-sized Virginia playbook while still in high school and memorize it before he arrived in Charlottesville, which didn't prompt head coach George Welsh, not one given to hyperbole, to call him "the smartest player I've ever seen." It's not a matter of Ellis not wanting to.


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Scott Stadium project remains on schedule

Despite soaring temperatures and the dog days of summer, the expansion at Scott Stadium continues to remain on schedule. "The heat slows down the work in the afternoon," said Richard Laurance, director of the Carl Smith Center Expansion at Scott Stadium.


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Marino wins Virginia State Amateur title

So much for the power of experience. Youth was served when Cavalier second-year golfer Steve Marino defeated two-time champion Keith Decker July 9 to magically win the Virginia State Amateur Championship. "It was great," Marino said.


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Minimum age rule offers no help to NCAA

NBA Commissioner David Stern's new great idea to fix all that ails the basketball world also happens to be a bad one, full of the illogical reasoning of a man who's been on top too long to remember how he got there.


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Cav duo makes national team

USA Basketball named second-year Virginia standouts Adam Hall and Chris Williams to its Men's Junior World Championship team, competing for the FIBA Men's Junior Championship in Lisbon, Portugal from July 15-25.


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Young heads Gillen's second class

After notching one of the nation's top recruiting classes one year ago, the Virginia men's basketball coaching staff is prepared to make another solid recruiting effort. The Cavaliers have two scholarships available and have already received a verbal commitment.


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Tomorrow's star awaits in today's minors

KINGSPORT, TENN.--It's the top of the ninth, the bases are loaded and the Kingsport Mets are one out away from a 5-2 victory over the Bluefield Orioles. Scott Polk, a former closer for Mississippi State, delivers the 2-2 pitch to Bluefield outfielder Steve Salargo.


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Expansion project continues on pace

Despite soaring temperatures and the dog days of summer, the expansion at Scott Stadium continues to remain on schedule. "The heat slows down the work in the afternoon," said Richard Laurance, director of the Carl Smith Center Expansion at Scott Stadium.


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Swimming adds 24 new team members

The Aquatic and Fitness Center pool will be a little more crowded this year. The Virginia swimming and diving team continues to build on its success as 24 incoming students have declared their intentions of competing for the squad. "I believe this large and versatile class puts the Virginia swimming and diving programs in capable hands," Cavalier coach Mark Bernardino said in a press release.


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NBA age limit would benefit young athletes

As you sit reading this column, the NBA Draft has passed and a plethora of underclassmen are well on their way to becoming millionaires several times over. But this may be the last year that a player the age of your average first or second year at Virginia signs a multi-million dollar deal.


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Expansion talks start to surface

Hurricane season may last year-round in the ACC in the near future. Several reports last week indicated that the University of Miami(Fl.) may join the Conference in all sports.