UVA linebacker Henry Coley honored by ACC

UVA FootballUVA inside linebacker Henry Coley was named ACC Linebacker of the Week for games played through Sept. 1.

The weekly ACC honor is the first for the senior from Virginia Beach, Va. Coley led UVa with 14 tackles, tying a career high. He also added 2.5 tackles for loss, 2.0 sacks, forced a fumble and broke up one pass as the Cavaliers halted No. 7 UCLA’s vaunted offense for much of the afternoon. Continue reading

Virginia Leaders Tout Economic Benefits of Proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline

McAullifVirginia elected officials, business leaders and advocates from across the Commonwealth released the following statements today following an announcement by Governor Terry McAuliffe, Dominion Resources and AGL Resources about the economic benefits of the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline.  Continue reading

Dominion, Duke Energy, Piedmont Natural Gas and AGL Resources announce pipeline plans

virginiaFour major U.S. energy companies – Dominion (NYSE: D), Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK), Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) and AGL Resources (NYSE: GAS) – announced today the formation of a joint venture to build and own the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline. The $4.5 billion to $5 billion, 550-mile natural gas pipeline would run from Harrison County, W. Va., southeast through Virginia with an extension to Chesapeake, Va., and then south through central North Carolina to Robeson County. Continue reading

Cavalier Football Notebook – RICHMOND

UVA FootballWhether Matt Johns, who came off the bench to throw two touchdown passes in UVa’s season-opener, will start Saturday afternoon at Scott Stadium is still to be determined.

But Johns will play against Richmond, Virginia head coach Mike London told reporters Monday at John Paul Jones Arena. And so will Greyson Lambert, who started the opener against then-No. 7 UCLA and had two interceptions returned for touchdowns before Johns replaced him with UVa trailing 21-3 late in the first half. Continue reading

Mike London’s Weekly Press Conference Transcript

mike londonAn Interview With:  COACH Mike London

COACH LONDON:  It’s our second game, and the opportunity to play against my alma mater, a place that I spent some pretty good years at. I have a lot of respect for Danny Rocco, who is a good friend of mine, a lot of coaches on that staff I’ve known over the years, administrators.  Really, there are only two players from that team that I know, and that’s Michael Strauss and Michael Rocco.  Everyone else I don’t know, but I do know that they’re a well-coached team, and I do know that they’re coming to Charlottesville, and they’re coming with the mindset of playing a really good game and having an opportunity to win.  But with that, I’ll take any questions. Continue reading