Friday, November 27, 2015
Local Favorites in the #ParadiseJam
According to this article in the Virgin Islands Daily News, Virginia is the team to root for in the Paradise Jam Tournament because of its local ties. Assistant coach La’Keisha Frett-Meredith’s father, Raymond Frett, teaches and is involved with the JROTC program at Kean High School on the island.
@ziMSFoundation works to #FightMS
In this @NBC29 story, former UVA baseball standout Ryan Zimmerman has enlisted other Hoos like Kenny Towns and Ralph Sampson to help raise funds for multiple sclerosis. Zimmerman’s mother has MS and his foundation has raised more than $2 million through fundraisers and events. Funds that help to benefit the UVA Pediatric and Young Adult Multiple Sclerosis Clinic.
#SmokeRising High in Charlottesville
With the graduation of veteran running backs Kevin Parks and Khalek Shepherd, @Smokee_4 entered 2015 knowing he was going to have to work hard to get the reps vacated by the two graduating seniors. The @DailyProgress’ @JerryRatcliffe talks about Smoke’s maturation process to becoming one of the ACC’s most dynamic playmakers.
The Cavalier Marching Band brought the Good Ole Song to the Big Apple in the #MacysParade. Twitter and Instagram feeds exploded with Cavalier pride yesterday morning with the screenshots, tweets, retweets and loves. As it should!