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Swim teams cruise in Cav Invitational

In a sweeping success, the Virginia men's and women's swimming and diving teams combined to win 32 of 42 total events to claim first place Saturday in the Cavalier Invitational. The Invitational ran Thursday through Saturday and featured, in addition to the host Cavaliers, teams from Central Connecticut State, West Chester, West Virginia, William & Mary and Yale. The No.


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Cavs shoot for NCAA Final Four

The annals of Virginia men's soccer are filled with NCAA titles and national honors, but tomorrow at Klöckner Stadium the Cavaliers hope to avoid repeating some of their most recent NCAA disappointments. The fifth-seeded Cavs hope to advance past Creighton tomorrow at 1 p.m.


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Men's basketball derails Boilermakers

The expression on Gene Keady's face told the whole story. Late in the second half of last night's men's basketball game between Virginia and Purdue, Cavalier point guard Donald Hand missed the first free throw of a one-and-one, but, Purdue's players stood motionless, and Hand came off the line undeterred to put in his own miss.


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Making a Splash

As a junior at Sherwood High School in Olney, Md., Jamie Grimes did not think he would swim in college. Nor did he ever think he would make such an impact at a Division I school such as Virginia.


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Cavs prepare for Christmas bowl in Hawaii

While most University students spend Christmas curled up next to the fire, Cavalier football players will be frolicking in sunny Hawaii, enjoying their third straight bowl game. Virginia accepted an invitation yesterday to play in either the Oahu Bowl on Christmas Eve or the Aloha Bowl on Christmas Day.


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Virginia faces first tough hurdle

You might have laughed after hearing that Purdue, the Cavaliers' opponent tonight, lost its season opener to upstart Central Michigan, but your jaw probably dropped if you saw the headlines of the Boilermakers' upset win over then-No.


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Suggs, Vick thrash Cavs, 42-21

BLACKSBURG-For a while, it looked like the improbable was going to happen. The battered and bruised Virginia football team faced its archrival, a top 10 team, on the road, without its starting quarterback.


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Men's hoops pound Hokies, 64-48

BLACKSBURG-It was rough, rowdy and more than a little ugly. But the Virginia men's basketball team made it work nonetheless Friday night against Virginia Tech. The Cavaliers (3-0), who rang up 96 and 117 points in their first two games, barely broke a sweat in their 64-48 victory over the Hokies (1-2). "It wasn't a Picasso or a Monet or a Van Gogh or a Cezanne," Virginia coach Pete Gillen said.


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Former Virginia QB Brooks shines in New Orleans

First a presidential election and a nation's future hinging on a dimpled chad. Then Alabama, North Carolina and every other collegiate institution in the western hemisphere engage in a heated check-writing contest for the services of Virginia Tech head coach Frank Beamer, whose personality is often confused for that of a dimpled chad.


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Virginia football's good, bad and ugly

The holiday season is always a wonderful time for reflection, especially for the 2000 football season. It's a time to look back and analyze what went right with the year and what went wrong. The good: For the third straight year, Virginia produced the Atlantic Coast Conference's leading rusher.

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