Matt Lewis should be feeling good.
Wednesday, January 20, 2021
His rookie campaign started and concluded in Dallas.
Tuesday, January 19, 2021
He is no stranger to cross-country road trips.
Editor’s note: The 6-foot-7 Steve Stielper is the all-time scoring leader for JMU in men’s basketball, tallying 2,126 points from 1976-80 before playing overseas. Named to the JMU athletic Hall of Fame in 2002, he spoke Monday to the News-Record:
Monday, January 18, 2021
A weekend with nothing to do but stay home and watch hoops might sound like a dream to most basketball junkies. For Sean O’Regan it was more like torture.
Sunday, January 17, 2021
This time there was no second-half surge for James Madison.
TOWSON, Md. — William & Mary product Nathan Knight has been with Atlanta, Jarrell Brantley was drafted by Indiana out of College of Charleston in 2019 and Justin Wright-Freeman, a former Hofstra star, was picked the same year by Utah.
Saturday, January 16, 2021
The fourth quarter belongs to Kiki.
Friday, January 15, 2021
Virginia Tech coach Mike Young got right to the bottom line Tuesday night following his team’s victory against Duke at Cassell Coliseum in Blacksburg.
The upperclassman’s words of wisdom are still valuable to the freshman, no matter how far removed they are from those labels.
The past two weeks have been anything but typical for James Madison. But this weekend the Dukes get a taste of what the new normal in the Colonial Athletic Association is like with back-to-back games Saturday and Sunday at Elon.
Better late than never.
Thursday, January 14, 2021
James Madison is the home of the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament for 2021, but what happens with the long-term future of the event is something the conference still has to sort out.
The quarterback Aaron Stinnie is responsible for protecting was already accumulating Super Bowl championships by the time Stinnie decided to play football.
There is a lot of excitement surrounding the New York Mets, with new owner Steve Cohen and the recent trade with Cleveland that brought shortstop Francisco Lindor to Queens.
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
BRIDGEWATER — He’s trading the chance to play top-flight college basketball to lead a small-school program in Division III.
The Colonial Athletic Association Tournament is coming to Harrisonburg.
The Colonial Athletic Association is on track to begin its spring football season as planned, league commissioner Joe D’Antonio told the Daily News-Record late Tuesday.
Tuesday, January 12, 2021
James Madison is bringing back an alum to coach its running backs.
When Ashley Langford was hired as an assistant coach at James Madison in 2017, she made it clear her ultimate goal was to become a head coach someday. This week begins something of an audition for her.
It didn't take Alabama long to take advantage of its wide receivers on Monday night - and it's former Virginia Tech assistant coach Holmon Wiggins who aided their progress this season.
Sunday, January 10, 2021
James Madison didn’t play particularly well, nor did it play bad. Really all that mattered for the Dukes Sunday afternoon at the Atlantic Union Bank Center in Harrisonburg was the fact they got a game in, picking up a 100-76 victory against Chowan in the process.
Saturday, January 09, 2021
Coaches around the Colonial Athletic Association have come to accept it as near fact that not every conference game will be played this season.
Friday, January 08, 2021
Never count out Radford in the Big South.
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference is on track to begin its men’s and women’s basketball seasons later this month as planned, athletic directors at Bridgewater College and Eastern Mennonite University told the Daily News-Record this week.
Whenever James Madison gets back on the court to resume Colonial Athletic Association play, it might be time to turn to the Power Rangers.
Thursday, January 07, 2021
They expected Brandon Staley to capitalize on a pro football opportunity if he ever earned one.
James Madison entered the week leading the Colonial Athletic Association in one dubious category. The Dukes had 17 games affected by cancellation or postponement thanks to COVID-19 protocols, more than any other team in the league.
Greg Ross can play right away for James Madison.
When she was playing in Romania, one of her payments as a pro basketball performer came in late.
Wednesday, January 06, 2021
He made all the calls at the line of scrimmage as a player, and come springtime Scott Lemn will get a chance to make decisions as the head coach.
Tuesday, January 05, 2021
The longest active tenured college football coach in Virginia is leaving his post.
From the outset, James Madison cranked up the intensity on the defensive end. By the time the offensive caught up in the second half, visiting Florida Atlantic was no match for the Dukes, which ran up a 21-point lead Tuesday at the Atlantic Union Bank Center in Harrisonburg before hanging on…
James Madison is in the market for a new running backs coach.
James and Towson of the Colonial Athletic Association have met just once this season in women's basketball, after a second game was called off Tuesday due to a positive COVID-19 test among one of the Towson coaches.
Monday, January 04, 2021
A headline with an AP story on the college football playoffs was incorrect in the Monday paper. Ohio State will play Alabama on Monday, Jan. 11 for the title, not Clemson. The DN-R regrets the error.
The NCAA released on Monday its initial NET rankings, one of the official metrics used to select and seed the NCAA Tournament.
Sunday, January 03, 2021
It was rough, rugged and, at times, almost ridiculous. But in the end it was also a backbreaking collapse by James Madison.
The past two seasons at the Convocation Center had become something of a tradition for James Madison as top candidates for the Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Year visited Harrisonburg and left frustrated, embarrassed and on the wrong end of a blowout loss.
Spotswood graduate Dr. Sara Smith grew up skiing at Massanutten.
Friday, January 01, 2021
Call it a local sports smorgasbord, because by the spring – if all goes according to plan – there will be enough options to satisfy any appetite.
Virginia Tech and Virginia have played 151 times in a series that goes back more than a century. Through the years, the Hokies and Cavaliers have faced each other in Blacksburg, Charlottesville, Roanoke, Norfolk and several spots in between.
James Madison managed to add another game to the schedule after yet another postponement. Now the Dukes have to figure out what to make of Morgan State.
A young James Madison team took it on the chin in three non-conference losses, trailing by at least 30 points while falling to Buffalo, West Virginia, and Maryland.
Wednesday, December 30, 2020
This can’t be written without the disclaimer we’ve noted far too frequently since March when it all changed.
Tuesday, December 29, 2020
RICHMOND – On Tuesday, the Colonial Athletic Association announced the previously scheduled conference opener between James Madison men’s basketball and Towson for Sunday in Maryland is postponed, due to a positive coronavirus test within the Tigers’ program.
Friday, December 25, 2020
Current JMU basketball standout Matt Lewis scored 21 points Tuesday in an 82-81 loss at VCU to move into a tie for third place on the all-time scoring list for men's basketball at the school.
Tuesday, December 22, 2020
RICHMOND - There’s a formula to beating a team like Virginia Commonwealth, which created one of the best home-court advantages in the nation at the Siegel Center by bumping and bullying opponents all over Broad Street with its signature full-court pressure defense.
Some new numbers for the EMU baseball program:
Monday, December 21, 2020
Coaches around the Commonwealth weren’t shy last week about that same, familiar sentiment often remembered annually when National Signing Day rolls around.