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    March 8, 2010

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    March 2, 2010

    I received a note from Chris Cassell of Richmond saying that his grandfather, Stuart, would have celebrated his 100th birthday on February 25. The family had hoped to honor the occasion with a big home-court basketball victory over Maryland, of course. And while the Hokies lost a heart-breaking 104-100 double-overtime game to the Terrapins, it was a day that showed us all again how special the Stuart K. Cassell Coliseum can be – as if we needed a reminder. ... Read More

    February 8, 2010

    Last spring, Virginia Tech quarterbacks coach Mike O’Cain had the unusually small – and somewhat alarming – grand total of two quarterbacks to work with for the Hokies’ spring drills. Returning starter Tyrod Taylor and green freshman Ju-Ju Clayton were the lone true quarterbacks in the program. ... Read More

    January 19, 2010

    Virginia Tech’s basketball team enters Saturday afternoon’s ACC home game against Boston College with a 14-3 mark, the Hokies’ best record since the 1995-96 team opened 19-2. That’s an impressive start to this season for Tech and marks just the 11th time in school history – in 101 seasons – that the Hokies have won at least 14 of their opening 17 games. ... Read More

    January 6, 2010

    When the final Associated Press college football poll is released, Virginia Tech figures to be ranked somewhere in the top 10. And when the 2010 preseason poll is released, the Hokies figure to be there as well. ... Read More

    December 14, 2009

    Virginia Tech’s basketball team is off to its best start in 13 years, and if you’ve seen the Hokies play this year, there are some solid reasons to get excited about this 2009-2010 team. ... Read More

    November 29, 2009

    As part of the current American nomenclature, we throw the word “great” around as the all-in-one adjective to describe anything we like. ... Read More

    November 23, 2009

    Thanksgiving week means great times with family and friends, lots of terrific food and rivalry football games like this Saturday’s match-up between Virginia Tech and the University of Virginia. ... Read More

    November 5, 2009

    This was the season when many Hokie fans had hoped it would happen again. ... Read More

    October 20, 2009

    For a basketball coach, the view is like standing at the edge of the Grand Canyon, peering out at a majestic panorama that is quite simply, spectacular. ... Read More

    October 12, 2009

    When Virginia Tech’s team plane touches down at Hartsfield Airport in Atlanta on Friday night, it will have been six weeks to the day since the Hokies took the same aircraft to the same city. ... Read More

    October 5, 2009

    After throwing three touchdown passes in Miami’s 21-20 win over Oklahoma on Saturday night, Hurricanes’ quarterback Jacory Harris told his teammates that they would no longer watch ESPN or any sports channels on the new TVs in the team’s locker rooms. ... Read More

    September 28, 2009

    Three weeks ago when Virginia Tech lost its season opener to Alabama, the Hokies plunged out of the top 10, dropping to No. 14 in the polls, and at least for a while, out of college football’s title chase. ... Read More

    September 21, 2009

    Virginia Tech’s game with Nebraska, which turned into “Saturday Night at the Improv,” may go down as one of the great wins in school history. It will certainly be regarded as perhaps the most dramatic and unlikely finish. ... Read More

    September 8, 2009

    Three years ago, Chick-fil-A Bowl CEO Gary Stokan and ESPN’s Dave Brown discussed the idea of staging a colossal college football game in Atlanta to open each season. ... Read More


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