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BREAKING: Big man Buchanan chooses Virginia over Gonzaga

Big man Blake Buchanan announced Sunday night that he had committed to Virginia, choosing the Cavaliers over Gonzaga. The 3-star center/power forward had narrowed his college choices to those two schools more than a week ago before making his decision. At 6-foot-10, 215 pounds, Buchanan can play a stretch 4 position, which UVA coach Tony Bennett loves, but can also play inside.
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NFL player comes home to give back to Charlottesville kids

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - A National Football League star came home to his roots Saturday, July 7 to give back to the community that raised him. Aaron Stinnie held a school supplies giveaway for children at the First Recreation Center. Stinnie went to Saint Anne’s Belfield while growing up in Charlottesville.
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Lake City’s Buchanan commits to Virginia

The nearby school, a national power, was appealing. But in the end, the opportunity to play in the Atlantic Coast Conference, perhaps the most storied basketball league in the country, the chance to get away from home and grow, as well as a few other things, led Lake City High basketball star and rising senior Blake Buchanan to verbally commit to play at Virginia and for coach Tony Bennett, the former Washington State coach.

Three former Wahoos set to play in the NBA’s Summer League

As the 2021-2022 NBA season has come to a close, the 2022 NBA Summer League is kicking off with three former Virginia Cavaliers taking part. Specifically, Trey Murphy will take on a leadership role with the New Orleans Pelicans, Sam Hauser will hope to prove he’s worth a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics, and Jay Huff will look to show off his high potential with the purple and gold.

3-star big man Blake Buchanan commits to Virginia

Class of 2023 three-star center Blake Buchanan has committed to Virginia, he told On3. The 6-foot-10, 215-pound center out of Coeur d’Alene (Idaho) Lake City High ultimately chose the Cavaliers over Gonzaga. He also received scholarship offers from Iowa, Washington State, Pepperdine, Idaho, and others. Buchanan ranks as the...
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Report: Charlottesville rent on the rise in price peaking summer months

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - A report from says Charlottesville rent prices are still on the rise. A combination of inflation and supply chain issues are leading to some high pricing. Along with that, experts say we are in peak rent pricing season right now. The spring and summer months tend to generate higher prices, but this year it’s different.

McGhee sees 'big things' ahead for UVA women's basketball

MINERAL, Va. (CBS19 SPORTS) -- Louisa County native Olivia McGhee took three official visits during the month of June to Kentucky, Virginia and Virginia Tech, but nothing matched the feeling she had when walking into John Paul Jones Arena. "Really it was just on the visit, it was within the...

Celtics re-sign Hauser to 3 year deal

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 SPORTS) Former wahoo Sam Hauser is shipping up to Boston for the next 3 years. The Celtics have agreed to bring back the 6 foot 7 forward on a 3 year deal worth approximately 6 million dollars, with the first two years fully guaranteed. Last season he...
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Gordonsville Volunteer Fire Co. using innovative ways to recruit members

GORDONSVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - Champion Ice House in Gordonsville had a bunch of new employees on Sunday, July 3. The Gordonsville Volunteer Fire Company spent the day waiting tables and serving up some brews. It was an effort to chat with people in the community and hopefully recruit some new volunteer firefighters.

Four Hoos Set For International Stage At Concacaf W Championship

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Four past and present members of the Virginia women’s soccer program are set to take the international stage for several national teams at the Concacaf W Championship starting on Monday (July 4). The games are being played at Estadio Universitario and Estadio BBVA Bancomer in...

Former hoos to face off at Concacaf W Championship

Four past and present members of Virginia women's soccer will hit the international stage this week at the Concacaf W Championship. They'll be wearing different jerseys with alum Diana Ordonez playing with the Mexican Women's National team. While alums Emily Sonnett and Becky Sauerbrunn will suit up for team USA. In their first match Sonnett and Sauerbrunn they'll face current UVA defender Claire Constant on team Haiti.