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Aaron Perryman

Meet Mr. Wall

For my last column ever, I could spew some of my own advice, but I doubt you'd listen. I'm young and not even sure of the next step in my own life.

Fifteen-hit performance powers 10-3 win

[caption id="attachment_34634" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Freshman infielder Reed Gragnani set career highs with three hits and three RBIs yesterday night against George Mason in his first game back from injury.

Take me out to the ball game

The Virginia athletic department has stepped up to the plate, but now it needs to belt a home run. I applaud the athletic department for adding 679 additional seats prior to the Georgia Tech series April 9-11 to give Davenport Field a total capacity of 4,219 seats.

Where does your fandom come from?

I am often asked, having been born and raised in Virginia, "Why are you a Cowboys fan?" Well, there's a photo in an album at my house that shows my cousin, who was 13 at the time, placing a Dallas Cowboys balloon in my tiny less-than-1-year-old hand as I lay on a blanket at my great-aunt's house. This, I believe, was the beginning of my love for the Dallas Cowboys. You see, my mom and my cousin are both big Cowboys fans.

Raging rivalries

With Major League Baseball kicking off its season with its flagship matchup last Sunday between the Yankees and Red Sox, I decided to try to compile a list of the top 10 American team sports rivalries, with suggestions from friends and Cavalier Daily sports staffers.

Final Four bonanza

The wonderful madness of March has culminated, bestowing upon us that wonderful gift of the first weekend of April: the Final Four. To be sure, no one probably picked this Final Four.


Last week, in his column, "The great debates," Dan Stalcup asserted that he would take the Connecticut women's basketball team against any 14- to 16-seed in the NCAA men's tournament this season.

The core of sports

Recently, I followed two Virginia high school boys basketball teams en route to state title games at the Siegel Center located at Virginia Commonwealth University. One of those teams is near and dear to my heart.

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