Luke Hancock talks UVA and VT tourney chances, state of the Louisville Cardinals

ACC Network analyst and former area basketball star, Luke Hancock joins The Sportsline to talk college basketball, including what his takeaways were from Virginia Tech’s win over Boston College, on what he’s expecting when Virginia hosts N.C. State, and his thoughts on the NCAA tournament chances for both UVA and VT at the halfway point […]

Doug Doughty talks decline of UVA football, thoughts on HC, QB, and recruiting

Long-time Virginia sports reporter Doug Doughty joins The Sportsline to talk UVA football, including why he isn’t sure of where the Virginia program currently stands after an up-and-down year on the football field, on his thoughts of the rise of freshman quarterback Anthony Colandrea, and why Liberty and JMU have surpassed UVA because of poor […]

Lanto Griffin talks charity event, his foundation, and season thus far

Area PGA Tour professional Lanto Griffin joins The Sportsline to talk his career thus far and upcoming event, including how growing up with tragedy turned him into the man he is today, on his charitable event later this month he’s holding in Roanoke, and why he’s passionate about the causes his foundation stands for. WLNI […]

Luke Hancock says this is the best time of the year

ACC Network analyst and former Louisville star Luke Hancock joins The Sportsline to talk latest from the world of college basketball, including his thoughts on his former coach Rick Pitino taking the job opening at St. John’s to be their next head coach, on Jim Larranaga and the Miami Hurricanes being the lone standing ACC […]

Forensics at center of missing U.Va. student case

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) _ Morgan Harrington’s parents were so convinced that a serial offender was responsible for her 2009 killing, they started a nonprofit foundation aimed at protecting other young women. Five years later, the Harringtons are reacting with both sadness and relief to the news that police have found a “forensic link” to their […]

Police hold evidence in UVa missing student case

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) _ The lawyer for the man charged in a University of Virginia student’s disappearance says police haven’t told him what evidence they have against his client in that case or another young woman’s disappearance and death. Attorney James Camblos said he met with his client, 32-year-old Jesse Matthew Jr., for about 2-1/2 […]

D-Day Memorial prepares for thousands of visitors

BEDFORD, Va. (AP) _ Organizers are expecting up to 10,000 visitors to attend the National D-Day Memorial’s events marking the invasion’s 70th anniversary. Today is the D-Day anniversary. Nicole Johnson with the National D-Day Memorial Foundation says event organizers have been working with local tourism groups to ensure visitors have a place to stay. There […]

Group names Virginia’s top school superintendent

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) _ Arlington County’s chief if schools has been named Virginia’s Superintendent of the Year. Patrick K. Murphy picked up the award at the superintendents’ annual awards banquet Tuesday evening in Roanoke. The Virginia Association of School Superintendents says Murphy was one of eight regional finalists for the award, including Botetourt County Schools […]