Saturday, October 24, 2020
Friday, October 23, 2020
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When Joel Mensah decided to transfer to James Madison, it was no secret he came in search of more playing time. But that doesn’t mean the big man who spent two seasons at San Diego State simply wants to trade winning for more minutes on the court.

Thursday, October 22, 2020
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Welcome to For Basketball Lovers, a regular news-and-notes column new to the Daily News-Record, focusing on college hoops around the Commonwealth of Virginia. For many of the in-state schools, the upcoming basketball season (now just five weeks away, wow) will offer the first taste of colleg…

Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
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As she finished up her degree in business finance at Georgia Tech last spring, Anne Diouf began thinking it was time for a change. With a transfer to James Madison, that’s exactly what she got.

Monday, October 19, 2020
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James Madison could be well represented at the women’s lacrosse world championships this summer, with a pair of Dukes invited to try out for the US national team.

Sunday, October 18, 2020
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Entering the 2020-21 season, James Madison has a good deal of experience on its roster, But the Dukes’ most seasoned veterans, graduate transfers Morgan Smith and Anne Diouf are new to JMU.

Friday, October 16, 2020
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Over the past few years, James Madison lacrosse has had a steady stream of offensive standouts ready to take the lead as the Dukes won three straight Colonial Athletic Association titles and may have been on the way to a fourth when the 2020 season was canceled in the midst of the COVID-19 o…

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Earlier this week the NCAA granted an extra year of eligibility to winter sports athletes and moved a step toward allowing all players to transfer one time without having to sit out a season.

Thursday, October 15, 2020
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
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The COVID-19 pandemic caused an abrupt end to James Madison’s softball season last March. But perhaps as much as any team in the country, the Dukes are looking at what might be viewed as a major disruption instead as an opportunity to clean the slate.

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Coming off one of its most successful seasons in program history, the Bridgewater College men’s golf team had plenty of reason for optimism entering the 2020-21 campaign.

Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Monday, October 12, 2020
Sunday, October 11, 2020
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James Madison’s connections to the Peach Belt continued to pay off Sunday as the Dukes picked up a verbal commitment from Atlanta-area point guard Andrew McConnell.

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It’s been nearly 11 eventful months since the James Madison men’s soccer team last took the field. But through starts and stops to the offseason routine, the Dukes have had redemption in mind.

Friday, October 09, 2020
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CHARLOTTESVILLE — Last week was the tall task of matching up with the top team in the country, and today’s challenge is to bounce back from defeat to progress the campaign forward.

Wednesday, October 07, 2020
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James Madison has secured at least one non-conference foe for its spring schedule, sources told the Daily News-Record on Wednesday.

Tuesday, October 06, 2020
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After a tumultuous month for William & Mary sports, athletic director Samantha Huge resigned in a mutual decision the school announced on Tuesday. Jeffrey P. Martin, the university’s chief of staff was named the interim replacement.

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First-year James Madison coach Mark Byington has, since his first day on the job in March, talked about bringing “positionless basketball” to the Dukes.

Monday, October 05, 2020
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Though it has yet to experience a positive test within the program, COVID-19 continues to have an effect on the James Madison women’s basketball team. Freshman Bailey Williams will opt out of the 2020-21 season, Dukes coach Sean O’Regan told the Daily News-Record on Monday.

Sunday, October 04, 2020
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CHARLOTTESVILLE – James Madison tennis players Daniela Voloh and Holden Koons each reached the quarterfinals of an Intercollegiate Tennis Association fall circuit tournament this past weekend at Boar’s Head Sports Club.

Friday, October 02, 2020
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CHARLOTTESVILLE – There was a critical lesson Bronco Mendenhall absorbed 10 months ago when he led his team for the first time against the perennial national power.

Thursday, October 01, 2020
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The nature of sports often demands athletes and coaches to figure out how to keep going no matter the obstacles. Yet the past seven months for teams at James Madison and other colleges have left them trying to reconcile that mentality with repeatedly being told sports were coming to a stop.

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No ticket revenue, no guarantee payout from an FBS opponent and an uptick in expenses have left James Madison’s athletic department in the same circumstance so many of its counterparts are experiencing while navigating the financial problems caused by the pandemic.

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CHARLOTTESVILLE — Virginia coach Bronco Mendenhall understandably doesn’t want to liken his first-year starting quarterback to anyone else, but Clemson coach Dabo Swinney isn’t afraid to.

Wednesday, September 30, 2020
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The Colonial Athletic Association won’t hold a league title game after all, and James Madison coach Curt Cignetti isn’t a fan of that decision.