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UVA Fan Reacts Survey: What’re your thoughts on the UVA football program?

As Tony Elliott has taken over as the head coach of Virginia football, we here at Streaking the Lawn want to know what YOU, the fan, are thinking about the state of the UVA football program and your expectations for this coming 2022 football season. A solid chunk of last year’s roster is returning and Elliott has hit the ground running. Time will tell, but we’d love to know how you feel!
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TeKai Kirby follows in dad's footsteps with commitment to UVA

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 SPORTS) -- A big day in recruiting for Virginia football started with a familiar name as TeKai Kirby, son of UVA legend Terry Kirby, committed to his father's alma mater. Kirby is ranked as a 3-star tight end out of Florida powerhouse St. Thomas Aquinas. Although his...
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Outrage over Roe v. Wade reversal

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- The overturning of the landmark Roe v. Wade decision is already making waves in Charlottesville. Just five hours after the ruling was released, hundreds of protesters gathered at the federal courthouse. They say they gathered to have their voices heard and to express their disappointment in this decision.

Virginia Swimmers Win Nine Medals at 2022 FINA World Championships

BUDAPEST – Sophomore Alex Walsh highlighted Virginia swimmers at the 2022 FINA World Championships with three gold medals. UVA’s three current swimmers and alum Leah Smith totaled eight medals during the championship. Walsh won gold in the 200-meter individual medley and as part of the 800-meter freestyle relay...

Marking 50th anniversary of Hurricane Agnes

ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- June 22 was the 50th anniversary of Hurricane Agnes, a storm that caused major flooding for much of the Mid-Atlantic, especially Virginia. As a result of that storm, the James River was at the highest level it's ever been in the area, and flooding...

Virginia draws Michigan in ACC/Big Ten Challenge

The college basketball season inched one step closer today with the official announcement of the 2022-23 ACC/Big Ten Challenge matchups. The Virginia Cavaliers are set to face off on the road against the Michigan Wolverines on Tuesday, Nov. 29. Tipoff time will be announced closer to the date of the game.

Emily Thiede Interview

We talk to the author of This Vicious Grace, a fantasy novel about human connection and community. This Vicious Grace by Emily Thiede. Wednesday Books. pp. 446. $18.99. Konstantin Rega: Can you tell us about your background growing up in Virginia?. Emily Thiede: I moved here as a high schooler...
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Pro-choice crowd rallies in downtown Charlottesville

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - A rally to protest the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to over turn Roe v. Wade brought together more than 50 people on Charlottesville’s downtown mall. The Blue Ridge Abortion Fund and Cville Dems both spoke about the danger of an America without access to...

Mom Who Was 'Engulfed in Flames' Finally Comes Home After 10 Months and 54 Surgeries

Charlie Xavier remembers every single detail from the morning of September 10, 2021, when life as she knew it changed forever. Leaving her Charlottesville, Virginia, home before dawn, the mom of two boys, London, 4, and Julien, 9 months, made the short drive to Patch Brewing Co., the brewery she and her husband André planned to open in a few days.