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Cav volleyball splits weekend matches

The Virginia volleyball team split a pair of road ACC matches this weekend, defeating Duke 3-0 Friday but falling 3-1 to Wake Forest Saturday evening. The Cavs (11-5, 4-2 ACC) started their weekend on an upbeat note, as Deanna Zwarich's 22 kills led Virginia to a 15-9, 16-14, 15-11 win over the Blue Devils. Just one day later, Deacon outside hitter Trina Maso de Mayo notched a match-high 24 points to help Wake Forest defeat Virginia 15-12, 14-16, 15-6 and 15-13. After tying the match at one game each, the Deacs rallied, burying the Cavs 15-6 in the third set.


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FSU suspends Warrick for theft

Heisman Trophy hopeful Peter Warrick was suspended indefinitely from the Florida State football team yesterday following his arrest on felony theft charges. Warrick and teammate Laveranues Coles allegedly conspired with Dillard's department store clerk Rachel Myrtil and underpaid for clothes at the store by $391. Myrtil was charged with letting Warrick and Coles buy $412.38 worth of clothing for $21.40 Sept.


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Cavaliers face Devils with new attitude

Following Saturday's loss to in-state rival Virginia Tech, the Cavalier football team (3-2, 2-1 ACC) looks to bounce back tomorrow afternoon against Duke (0-4, 0-1) at Scott Stadium. The Blue Devils should provide a good opportunity for the Cavaliers to rebound.


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"Fandemonium" at sporting events reaches dangerous levels

Last week I strolled into a book store, waded through oncoming traffic, brushed aside the snide remarks thrown my way by the hecklers who caught me glancing at Better Homes and Gardens and finally reached my destination: the sports section. Upon arriving in paradise, however, I stumbled upon the following "great" reads: "The Idiot's Guide to Football," "The Idiot's Guide to Tetherball" and "The Idiot's Guide to Anything and Everything that Moves." There was one glaring omission, though: "The Idiot's Guide to Being a Fan," whose absence on the bookshelf shocked me. It shouldn't have.


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Field hockey shuts down Ram offense

RICHMOND-Within the first five minutes of last night's game against Virginia Commonwealth, the Virginia field hockey team found the back of the net to notch its first score of the night. It was all they would need. Although the No.


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Holland admits NCAA violations

A day after the NCAA Committee of Infractions declared the Virginia men's basketball program guilty of secondary violations, Cavalier Athletic Director Terry Holland said the NCAA's findings and subsequent penalty are justified. "You never know what to expect," Holland said.


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Sanders stays close to home, selects Eagles

Virginia or Marquette: basketball recruit Terry Sanders just could not decide. But ultimately, Sanders, a Milwaukee native, simply could not resist the allure of playing at home, impelling the 6-foot-8 power forward to give his hometown Golden Eagles a verbal commitment. "Terry loved Virginia," said Kevin Keatts, Sanders' coach at Hargrave Military Academy.


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William & Mary blanks Cavs, 1-0

A week after putting up five goals in the midst of a veritable monsoon against Maryland, the Virginia women's soccer team extended its two-game scoring drought to 199 minutes as William & Mary sent the Cavaliers to their second straight 1-0 defeat last night at Klockner Stadium. The No.


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Hamilton takes ACC honors

After setting a school record with 474 yards of total offense against Maryland, Georgia Tech quarterback Joe Hamilton captured ACC Offensive Back of the Week honors for the second time this season. Hamilton, a top candidate for the Heisman Trophy, definitely helped his cause Thursday as he threw for 387 yards and three touchdowns while rushing for 87 yards on 13 carries.


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Overpriced Pippen may leave 'Blazers in the red

In a swap that must undoubtedly have made the "everyone must go" Orlando Magic green with envy, the Portland Trailblazers acquired forward/malcontent Scottie Pippen from the Houston Rockets in exchange for six players. On the one hand, Portland now has a very good starting five. On the other, Houston's pipeline of fresh bodies continues, following the acquisitions of Steve Francis and Shandon Anderson. NBA experts have begun to discuss both teams as contenders for the championship.


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Cantey wins national clay shooting title

The University always has boasted many teams that contend for national titles. At times, Virginia even featured National Champions, but it was not until this year that Virginia could claim a national champion in clay shooting among its ranks - not until J.B.


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Cavs look to rebound against Duke

With Saturday's devastating loss to Virginia Tech still lingering in the minds of many Virginia football fans, the Cavs realize that they have to put the past behind them. Forget the fact that the slaughter occurred in front of a record crowd of 51,800.