Charlottesville Daily Progress tennis writer Don Paitrick wrote this excellent breakdown on how watching the UVA men’s and women’s tennis teams perform can help your game. With #UVAMTennis poised to host No. 9 UCLA on Tuesday and the ITA National Indoor Championships this weekend, there are plenty of upcoming opportunities to heed his advice.


Former UVA men’s lacrosse captain Mikey Thompson (2007-10) has been named the interim men’s lacrosse head coach at NCAA DIII Christopher Newport. Thompson, a 2011 UVA graduate, started his collegiate coaching career with the Cavaliers for their 2011 NCAA title run as an undergraduate assistant coach.  He went on to play Major League Lacrosse for the Denver Outlaws and began his stint at Christopher Newport as an assistant coach in 2012. Read more on Thompson’s new head coaching gig by clicking here.

Take Me Out to the Ball Game

As this tweet from the Cleveland Indians featuring #UVABase alum Kyle Crockett tells us, baseball season is almost here. Of course in Charlottesville, the wait is much shorter. The defending-national-champion ‘Hoos have their first home game on Feb. 23, hosting VMI.